Shailen Nandy wins CROP International Studies in Poverty Prize

Shailen NandyMACHEquity coinvestigator Shailen Nandy has recently been announced the joint winner of the International Studies in Poverty Prize awarded by Norwegian organization Comparative Research Programme on Poverty (CROP). This prize is awarded every year to outstanding monographs that contribute to research on global poverty eradication or prevention.

Dr. Nandy’s submission, An Analysis of Changes in Child Poverty in the Developing World, looks at how child poverty, measured in terms of deprivation of basic needs and capabilities, has changed over time in low- and middle-income countries in all regions of the world. The judges praised Nandy’s monograph for its clarity and thoroughness, as well as for its policy relevance.

Dr. Nandy’s winning submission will be published in a joint venture between CROP and Zed Books. More information about the prize, and about CROP, can be found here.