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Insight on Field Management

Prateek Aggarwal is the Field Manager at Outline India.He has previously worked in Management Coordination and Support Team at Pragya. He was a fellow at Milaap and took part as a field investigator in FOCUS 2 report undertaken by centre for equity studies.He has a Masters Degree in Sociology from…

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Conducting Research with Children

Yashi Srivastava is a Research Trainee with Outline India. She has extensive experience working on Gender issues with special focus on Sexual and Gender Based Violence. Yashi has completed Bachelors in Law and Masters in Sociology from the Delhi School of Economics.   The shift in social sciences of viewing children…

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Use of Qualitative Methods in Impact Evaluation

Ekata Bakshi worked as a researcher in a ICSSR sponsored Delhi-based project on providing violence free urban spaces to women and in a UNICEF sponsored project on locating the economic and socio-cultural causes of malnutrition in the state of Bihar. She holds a Master’s degree in Sociology from Jawaharlal Nehru…

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House listing – A census exercise

Aashay is a Research Trainee at Outline India. Under the supervision of Dr. Robert Akerlof, he has done some research in the field of Happiness Economics. He holds a Masters degree in Economics from the University of Warwick and a Bachelors degree in Economics from Delhi University. Overview A household…

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Pre-Testing Survey Questionnaires

Nishmeet is a Research Analyst at Outline India. He has previously worked as a Research Intern with Center for WTO Studies, IIFT New Delhi on Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) and is particularly interested in International Trade. His expertise lies in number crunching and handling large data sets along with designing. Nishmeet completed his…

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Evolvement of a participatory definition of space, mapping of resources and its relevance in research

Samayita Ghosh, Senior Research Associate, Outline India. Her prior research includes fieldwork in Bengal to understand the status of HIV/AIDs among Muslim communities: its sociological connotation and the socio-economic profiling of the artisan colonies in Kolkata. She was recipient of the KN Raj Fellowship in 2012 at the Centre for Development…

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The Practice of Ethnographic Research

Samayita Ghosh, Research Associate, Outline India. Her prior research includes fieldwork in Bengal to understand the status of HIV/AIDs among Muslim communities: its sociological connotation and the socio-economic profiling of the artisan colonies in Kolkata. She was recipient of the KN Raj Fellowship in 2012 at the Centre for Development Economics. She…

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Budgeting for fieldwork

Prerna Mukharya, Founder, Outline India Fieldwork in India can be a cocktail of emotions, people and timing. Planning ahead, both in terms of timelines and finances is crucial. I lay out a few variables which every researcher must factor in before applying for a grant, or planning their on ground…

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Biases and Errors in Social Research

Sramana Majumdar is a Research Fellow at Outline India. She is a Senior Research Fellow at the Department of Psychology, Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi, India. She has also worked as a Fulbright Visiting Research Fellow at the Hiatt School of Psychology, Clark University, Worcester, MA. Memory is a great deceiver- unfortunately…