Episode 380: Sowmya Dhanaraj Is Making a Difference

How do women live in India? How do workers live? What impact can economics have in the real world? Sowmya Dhanaraj joins Amit Varma in episode 380 of The Seen and the Unseen to describe her life, her work and the churn in our society.

Also check out:
1. Sowmya Dhanaraj on LinkedInTwitterGoogle ScholarGood Business Lab and her own website.
2. Male Backlash and Female Guilt: Women’s Employment and Intimate Partner Violence in Urban India — Sowmya Dhanaraj and Vidya Mahambare.
3. Family structure, education and women’s employment in rural India — Sowmya Dhanaraj and Vidya Mahambare.
4. The Life and Times of Ira Pande — Episode 369 of The Seen and the Unseen.
5. Yugank Goyal Is out of the Box — Episode 370 of The Seen and the Unseen.
6. Fixing the Knowledge Society — Episode 24 of Everything is Everything.
7. Tell No One — Harlan Coben.
8. Introductory Econometrics: A Modern Approach — Jeffrey Wooldridge.
9. Econometric Analysis — William Greene.
10. The Beauty of Finance — Episode 21 of Everything is Everything.
11. Swapna Liddle and the Many Shades of Delhi — Episode 367 of The Seen and the Unseen.
12. Indian Society: The Last 30 Years — Episode 137 of The Seen and the Unseen (w Santosh Desai).
13. Santosh Desai is Watching You — Episode 356 of The Seen and the Unseen.
14. Metrics of Empowerment — Episode 88 of The Seen and the Unseen.
15. Challenges of Change: An Experiment Promoting Women to Managerial Roles in the Bangladeshi Garment Sector — Rocco Macchiavello, Andreas Menzel, Atonu Rabbani & Christopher Woodruff.
16. Women at Work — Episode 132 of The Seen and the Unseen (w Namita Bhandare).
17. The Loneliness of the Indian Woman — Episode 259 of The Seen and the Unseen (w Shrayana Bhattacharya).
18. Alice Evans Studies the Great Gender Divergence — Episode 297 of The Seen and the Unseen.
19. The Loneliness of the Indian Man — Episode 303 of The Seen and the Unseen (w Nikhil Taneja).
20. Sowmya Dhanaraj and Vidya Mahambare speak to Alice Evans on her podcast.
21. We Are All Amits From Africa — Episode 343 of The Seen and the Unseen.
22. India Moving — Chinmay Tumbe.
23. India = Migration — Episode 128 of The Seen and the Unseen (w Chinmay Tumbe).
24. Deepak VS and the Man Behind His Face — Episode 373 of The Seen and the Unseen.
25. Our Unlucky Children (2008) — Amit Varma.
26. Emergent Ventures.
27. Malini Goyal is the Curious One — Episode 377 of The Seen and the Unseen.
28. Is Work Fun — Tyler Cowen.
29. Dance Dance For the Halva Waala — Episode 294 of The Seen and the Unseen (w Jai Arjun Singh and Subrat Mohanty).
30. Housefull Economics.
31. This Passing Moment — Amit Varma’s Housefull Economics piece on Opportunity Cost.
32. Who gains from the new Maternity Benefit Act Amendment? — Devika Kher.
33. Here’s What’s Wrong With the Maternity Benefits Act — Suman Joshi.
34. Evicted — Matthew Despond.
35. Whole Numbers And Half Truths — Rukmini S.
36. The Importance of Data Journalism — Episode 196 of The Seen and the Unseen (w Rukmini S).
37. Rukmini Sees India’s Multitudes — Episode 261 of The Seen and the Unseen (w Rukmini S).
38. The Great Indian Kitchen — Jeo Baby.
39. Pariyerum Perumal — Mari Selvaraj.

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Episode art: ‘Machinery of Society’ by Simahina.