About the Author
E. Revathi is Professor and Director of Centre for Economic and Social Studies, Hyderabad, Telangana. As a development economist her research covers the broad areas of agriculture, women in agriculture with attention to structural issues of land, tenancy; agrarian distress, rural indebtedness; disparities in development. Recently she also worked in the areas of water and sanitation. She is also the principal investigator of the ‘Young Lives at work’ in India, an international longitudinal study of Young lives: Childhood poverty. She has a long teaching experience and supervises research in related areas. She published few books and around forty papers in books and journals.