July 2007 Doctor in Agricultural Sciences, University of Hohenheim, Germany.
October 96 Master of Philosophy in Applied Economics, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, India.
June 1991 Master of Arts in Economics, Madras University, India.
June 1989 Bachelor of Arts in Economics, Madras University, India.


October 2007- December 2008
Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Göttingen, Germany.

October 2004 to September 2007
Postdoctoral Researcher/Research Associate, University of Hohenheim, Germany.

September 2003 to September 2004
Junior Researcher, Centre for Development Research (ZEF), University of Bonn, Germany.

September 1995 to September 2003
Economist, National Council of Applied Economic Research, New Delhi, India.

Doctoral thesis

Distributional Effects of Agricultural Biotechnology in a Village Economy: The Case of Cotton in India