The Heller School for Social Policy and Management

Pratistha Joshi Rajkarnikar

Adjunct Lecturer

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Contact

Email: pratisthaj@brandeis.edu
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Expertise

Economic Development; Macroeconomics; Feminist Economics; Migration and Development

Courses

  • HS 266a - Introduction to Economics for Development Practitioners

Degrees

  • University of Massachusetts, Amherst
    Ph.D.
  • University of Massachusetts, Amherst
    M.A.
  • Mount Holyoke College
    B.A.

Pratistha Joshi Rajkarnikar

Adjunct Lecturer

Profile

Pratistha Joshi Rajkarnikar received her B.A. from Mount Holyoke College in 2009 and completed her Ph.D. in Economics from University of Massachusetts Amherst in 2017. Her research covers topics on household power relations, gendered division of labor, women’s empowerment, economic development and the impacts of globalization on developing economies.

Pratistha is currently a researcher at the Global Development and Environment Institute at Tufts University, where she is working on developing educational materials including introductory economics textbooks and teaching modules. She has recently co-authored the texts Macroeconomics in Context and Principles of Economics in Context. She has taught economics in visiting positions at Trinity College and University of Massachusetts Boston.