Research Associate

Vishwanath works for the Social Protection Initiative at Dvara. His work centres around examining the effects of pre-existing insurance schemes, and their effectiveness in supporting shifts in human capital. He also works alongside Household Finance team on examining the empirical effects of over-indebtedness in rural India. He helps run the Dvara Household Finance data repository, which aims to centralise and streamline data access among researchers in this field. Vishwanath holds a B.A. from New York University, where he studied Economics while also taking courses in Literature and Computer Science