About Saswati Chaudhuri

Dr. Saswati Chaudhuri is currently Associate Professor of Economics in St. Xavier’s College (Autonomous), Kolkata. She has a number of publications in national and international Journals to her credit. She actively contributes to leading dailies like “Hindu Business Line”, “Millenium Post”, “India Today” and “Ei Samay”. She is also a consultant economist for BBC Radio. Her research focusses on urban issues, informalisation of labour, and the gender implications of the process, social protection, and issues related to migration and health. Dr. Chaudhuri teaches in the Department of Economics, St. Xavier’s University, Kolkata and holds a Ph.D. from University of Calcutta.