Aditya Shrinivas

Aditya Shrinivas

PhD in Agricultural and Applied Economics (Expected: May 2020)
Field: Development Economics, Price Analysis
Phone: 217-819-6799

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PhD in Agricultural and Applied Economics,
University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, 2013-2019

Master of Public Administration 
Cornell University, 2010-12

Bachelor of Engineering in Computer Sciences,
SJCE Mysore, India 2004-2008

Current Appointment

Post-doctoral scholar, Tata-Cornell Institute, Cornell University (2019-present)

Visiting scholar, Center for Food Security and Environement, Stanford University (2019-present)

Teaching Experience

Teaching Assistant, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign 
Commodity price analysis, Undergraduate (Spring 2015)

Publications and Working Papers


“Testing Efficient Risk Sharing with Heterogeneous Preferences: Comment” (with Marcel Fafchamps), American Economic Review (Oct 2018): Vol. 108. No. 10.

“Price Transmission, Asymmetric Adjustment and Threshold Effects in the Cotton Supply Chain: A Case Study for Vidarbha, India” (with Miguel Gomez) Agricultural Economics (May 2016). Vol 47. Issue 4.

“Farm Production Diversity is Associated with Greater Household Dietary Diversity in Malawi: Findings from Nationally Representative Data” (with Andrew Jones and Rachel Bezner-Kerr) Food Policy (June 2014) Vol 46.


“Do Staple Food Subsidies Improve Nutrition? Evidence from India’s Public Distribution System” (with Kathy Baylis, Ben Crost and Prabhu Pingali)

“Labor Market Effects of In-kind Transfers: Evidence from India’s Public Distribution System” (with Ben Crost and Kathy Baylis)

 “Risk Sharing with Heterogeneous Preferences” (with Marcel Fafchamps)


Thesis Information

"Food Security in India"
Advisor: Kathy Baylis and Ben Crost