Aiyar, Anaka, Andaleeb Rahman & Prabhu Pingali, "India's rural transformation and rising obesity burden"; World Development, 138 (2021) (Link) (In the Media)

Aiyar, Anaka, and Joseph R. Cummins. "An Age Profile Perspective on Two Puzzles in Global Child Health: the Indian Enigma & Economic Growth" , Journal of Development Economics, 148 (2021) (Link) (DoFiles) (In the Media)

Aiyar, Anaka, "Unintended consequences of targeted health insurance on intra-household resource allocations", Journal of Development Studies, vol 57, no 3, (2021): 502-518 (Link)

Aiyar, Anaka, and Prabhu Pingali. "Pandemics and food systems-towards a proactive food safety approach to disease prevention & management." Food Security (2020) 12, pages 749756 (Link)

Aiyar, Anaka, and Srinivas Venugopal. "Addressing the ethical challenge of market inclusion in base-of-the-pyramid markets: A macromarketing approach." Journal of Business Ethics 164, no. 2 (2020): 243-260.(Link) [Financial Times, Top 50 Journal]

Pingali, Prabhu, Anaka Aiyar, Mathew Abraham, and Andaleeb Rahman. Transforming food systems for a rising India. Springer Nature, 2019. (In the Media) (DoFiles) [65,000+ downloads since June 2019]

Pingali, Prabhu, and Anaka Aiyar. "Diversity in Development: Inter‐state Differences in the India Growth Story." World Food Policy 4, no. 2 (2018): 57-77. (Link) (In the Media)

Pingali, Prabhu, and Anaka Aiyar. "Food, agriculture, and nutrition policy: Looking ahead to 2050." Agriculture and food systems to 2050 (2018). (Link )

Agarwal, Neha, Anaka Aiyar, Arpita Bhattacharjee, Joseph Cummins, Christian Gunadi, Deepak Singhania, Matthew Taylor, and Evan Wigton-Jones. "Month of birth and child height in 40 countries." Economics Letters 157 (2017): 10-13. (Link )  (DoFiles)  (In the Media)

Kathuria, Vinish, and Anaka Aiyar. "Link between Exporting and Productivity Firm Level Analysis for Indian Chemical Industry." Science Technology & Society 16.3 (2011): 309-331. (Link)

(All articles listed here without links are available on request)


Working Papers

Structural Determinants of India's Transition to an Overweight Nation (with Sunaina Dhingra & Prabhu Pingali); [Revise & Resubmit]

A Food Security Kuznet's Curve? (with Dennis Wesselbaum; Michael D. Smith, Christopher B. Barrett); [Revise & Resubmit]

Health insurance and infant mortality: Evidence from India, (with Naveen Sunder); (Pre-Analysis Plan) [Link]

Processed foods or sedentary lifestyles: What contributes to poor nutritional outcomes among women in peri-urban settings, (with Anjali Katiganere Purushotham & Stephan von Cramon-Taubadel)



Aiyar (et al). “Rashtriya Swasthya Bima Yojna (A Study of Karnataka)”; Published by the Global Development Network (2013) (Link)


Aiyar (et al), Review of Processes and Institutional Mechanisms of Programme Implementation and Service Delivery; for the Government of Karnataka (2010)


Aiyar, Anaka & Achala Yaareseme, “Analysis of Health Expenditures by the Government of Karnataka”, Published by the Center for Budget and Policy Studies (2010)


Jhunjhunwala, Ashok & Anaka Aiyar. “Case Study: Connecting Rural India with Broadband Wireless”, International Telecommunication Union, Development (ITU-D), 2010


Aiyar, Anaka & Poornima Vyasulu. “Reproductive and Child Health Services - How much do they cost?


A Preliminary Analysis of 2 districts in Karnataka”, Publisher - Centre for Budget and Policy Studies (2007)