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Debasis Barik

Associate Fellow

Debasis Barik is an Associate Fellow at NCAER, working with the Indian Human Development Survey (IHDS) team. His research interests lie in public health, demography, migration, gender, labour and social security. His dissertation was centered on the health and economic implications of ageing population in Indian states. His current research focuses on health and health systems.  His other research interests include analysing the issues arising out of demographic transition in India. 


  • May 2013 – Present: Associate Fellow, National Council of Applied Economic Research (NCAER), New Delhi
  • June 2008  November 2008: Research Officer, International Institute for Population Sciences, Mumbai
  • February 2007 – July 2007: Project Assistant, Vidyasagar University, Midnapur
  • November 2006 – January 2007: Research Investigator, Jadavpur University, Calcutta


  • PhD  Population Studies, International Institute for Population Sciences, Mumbai, 2014
  • MPS  Population Studies, International Institute for Population Sciences, Mumbai, 2008
  • MSc Economics, Vidyasagar University, Midnapur, 2006
  • BSc (Hons)  Economics, Jhargram Raj College, Vidyasagar University, Midnapur, 2004


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Human Development