Faculty Member Details

  • Dr.Kaushalendra Kumar
    Dr.Kaushalendra Kumar
    Assistant Professor
    kaushal@iipsindia.ac.in
    91-(0) 22 - 42372463 | 91-(0) 22-25563257

    Additional Information

  • PhD in Population Studies, from International Institute for Population Sciences (IIPS), Mumbai, India in 2016
  • Master of Population Studies (M.P.S.), from International Institute for Population Sciences (IIPS), Mumbai, India in 2010
  • Master of Risk and Insurance Management (MRIM), Banaras Hindu University (BHU), Varanasi, India in 2009
  • Master of Arts (M.A.) in Economics (Econometrics as specialization), Banaras Hindu University (BHU), Varanasi, India in 2007
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Public Health and Mortality Studies, International Institute for Population Sciences (IIPS), Mumbai, Septmeber 29, 2019 (Continuing).
  • Research Officer, Study on Global AGEing and Adult Health (SAGE) (Funded by WHO), International Institute for Population Sciences (IIPS), Mumbai, September 2010 to June 2011.
  • Population Health and Development
  • Demography of Gender
  • Determinants morbidity and mortality
  • Sub-national Level Mortality Estimation
  • Health Expenditure and Financing
  • Collaborator and Expert from India in the Global Burden of Diseases Study-2013 (GBD-2013) conducted by IHME, University of Washington, Seattle, USA.
  • India Health Economic and Policy Association (IHEPA)
  • Kaushalendra Kumar, Abhishek Singh, K. S. James, Lotus McDougal, and Anita Raj, 2020. ‘Gender bias in hospitalization financing from borrowings, selling of assets, contribution from relatives or friends in India’, Social Science & Medicine, 260, 113222. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.socscimed.2020.113222
  • Abhishek Singh, Praveen Chokhandre, Ajeet K. Singh, Kathryn M. Barker, Kaushalendra Kumar, Lotus McDougal, K. S. James & Anita Raj. Development of the India Patriarchy Index: Validation and Testing of Temporal and Spatial Patterning. Social Indicators Research (202. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11205-021-02752-1
  • Lotus McDougal, Abhishek Singh, Kaushalendra Kumar, Nabamallika Dehingia, Aluisio J. D. Barros, Fernanda Ewerling, Yamini Atmavilas, and Anita Raj, 'Planning for Work: Exploring the Relationship between Contraceptive Use and Women’s Sector-Specific Employment in India', PLOS ONE, 16 (2021), e0248391.   https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0248391
  • Abhishek Singh, Kaushalendra Kumar, Ajit Kumar Yadav, K. S. James, Lotus McDougal, Yamini Atmavilas, and Anita Raj, 'Factors Influencing the Sex Ratio at Birth in India: A New Analysis Based on Births Occurring between 2005 and 2016', Studies in Family Planning, 52 (2021), 41-58. https://doi.org/10.1111/sifp.12147
  • Ajit Kumar Kannaujiya, Kaushalendra Kumar, Ashish Kumar Upadhyay, Lotus McDougal, Anita Raj, Abhishek Singh, 2020. ‘Short interpregnancy interval and low birth weight births in India: Evidence from National Family Health Survey 2015-16’, SSM - Population Health, 12, 100700. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ssmph.2020.100700
  • Milan Das, Kaushalendra Kumar, and Junaid Khan, (2020), ‘Does remittance protect the household from catastrophic health expenditure in India’, International Journal of Migration, Health and Social Care, Vol. ahead-of-print No. ahead-of-print. https://doi.org/10.1108/IJMHSC-03-2020-0023
  • Priyanka Patel, Kaushalendra Kumar, Mayank Singh, and Ajit Kumar Yadav. 2020. ‘Sex Differentials in under Five Mortality in India in Last Two Decades: Evidence from Pulled NFHS Data’, Children and Youth Services Review, 108, 105286. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.childyouth.2020.105286
  • Abhishek Singh, Kaushalendra Kumar, and Ashish Singh, ‘What Explains the Decline in Neonatal Mortality in India in the Last Three Decades? Evidence from Three Rounds of NFHS Surveys’, 2020. Studies in Family Planning. 50, no. 4, 337-55. https://doi.org/10.1111/sifp.12105
  • Sunita Patel, Faujdar Ram, Surendra Kumar Patel, and Kaushalendra Kumar. 2020. ‘Cardiovascular diseases and health care expenditure (HCE) of inpatient and outpatient: A study from India Human Development Survey’, Clinical Epidemiology and Global Health, 8(3), 671-677. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cegh.2019.12.024  
  • Anita Raj, Nicole E. Johns, Lotus McDougal, Amruta Trivedi, Prashant Bharadwaj, Jay G. Silverman, Kaushalendra Kumar, Laishram Ladusingh, Abhishek Singh, 2019. Associations Between Sex Composition of Older Siblings and Infant Mortality in India from 1992 to 2016. EClinicalMedicine, 14, 14-22.  https://doi.org/10.1016/j.eclinm.2019.08.016
  • Rahul Bawankule, Sadanand Shetye, Ashish Singh, Abhishek Singh, Kaushalendra Kumar, 2019. Epidemiological investigation and management of bloody diarrhea among children in India. PLOS ONE 14(9): e0222208. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0222208
  • Rahul Bawankule, Abhishek Singh, Kaushalendra Kumar, Sarang Pedgaonkar, 2019. Oral problems and associated risk indicators in adults in the Russian Federation, India, and China. BMC Oral Health, 19(1), 114. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12903-019-0811-8
  • Abhishek Singh, Kaushalendra Kumar, Lotus Mcdougal, Jay G. Silverman, Yamini Atmavilas, Raksha Gupta, & Anita Raj, 2019. Does owning a bank account improve reproductive and maternal health services utilization and behavior in India? Evidence from the National Family Health Survey 2015–16. SSM - Population Health, 7. https://dx.doi.org/10.1016%2Fj.ssmph.2019.100396
  • Sunita Patel, Faujdar Ram, Surendra Kumar Patel, Kaushalendra Kumar, ‘Association of behavioral risk factors with self-reported and symptom or measured chronic diseases among adult population (18–69 years) in India: evidence from SAGE study’, BMC Public Health, 19 (2019), 560. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12889-019-6953-4
  • Kaushalendra Kumar, Santosh Kumar, Ashish Singh, Faujdar Ram, and Abhishek Singh, 'Heterogeneity in the Effect of Mid-Childhood Height and Weight Gain on Human Capital at Age 14-15 Years: Evidence from Ethiopia, India, Peru, and Vietnam', PLOS ONE, 14 (2019), e0212783. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0212783
  • Kaushalendra Kumar, Ankita Shukla, Abhishek Singh, Faujdar Ram, and Paul R. Kowal, 'Association between wealth and health among older adults in rural China and India', Journal of the Economics of Ageing. 7(20, 43-52. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jeoa.2016.02.002
  • Kaushalendra Kumar, Santosh Kumar, and Anil Kumar Singh, 'Prevalence and Socio-Demographic Correlates of Alcohol Consumption: Survey Findings from Five States in India', Drug & Alcohol Dependence, 185 (2018), 381-90. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.drugalcdep.2017.12.024
  • Kaushalendra Kumar, Ashish Singh, Santosh Kumar, Faujdar Ram, Abhishek Singh, Usha Ram, Joel Negin, and Paul R. Kowal, 'Socio-Economic Differentials in Impoverishment Effects of out-of-Pocket Health Expenditure in China and India: Evidence from Who Sage', PLOS ONE, 10 (2015), e0135051. https://dx.doi.org/10.1371%2Fjournal.pone.0135051
  • Abhishek Singh, Kaushalendra Kumar, Praveen Kumar Pathak, Rajesh Kumar Chauhan, and, Adrita Banerjee, 'Spatial Patterns and Determinants of Fertility in India', Population, 72 (2017), 3: 505-526. https://doi.org/10.3917/popu.1703.0525
  • Abhishek Singh, Ashish Kumar Upadhyay, Ashish Singh, and Kaushalendra Kumar, 'The Association between Unintended Births and Poor Child Development in India: Evidence from a Longitudinal Study', Studies in Family Planning, 48 (2017), 55-71. https://doi.org/10.1111/sifp.12017
  • Usha Ram, Prabhat Jha, Faujdar Ram, Kaushalendra Kumar, Shally Awasthi, Anita Shet, Joy Pader, Stella Nansukusa, and Rajesh Kumar, 'Neonatal, -59 Month, and under-5 Mortality in 597 Indian Districts, 2001 to 2012: Estimates from National Demographic and Mortality Surveys', The Lancet Global Health, 1(2013), e219-e26. https://doi.org/10.1016/S2214-109X(13)70073-1
  • Ankita Shukla, Kaushalendra Kumar, and Abhishek Singh, 'Association between Obesity and Selected Morbidities: A Study of Brics Countries', PLOS ONE, 9 (2014), e94433. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0094433  
  • Abhishek Singh, Ankita Shukla, Faujdar Ram, and Kaushalendra Kumar, 'Trends in Inequality in Length of Life in India: A Decomposition Analysis by Age and Causes of Death', Genus, 73 (2017), 5. http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s41118-017-0022-6
  • Abhishek Singh, Ashish K Upadhyay, and Kaushalendra Kumar, 'Birth Size, Stunting and Recovery from Stunting in Andhra Pradesh, India: Evidence from the Young Lives Study', Maternal and Child Health Journal, 21 (2017), 492-508. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10995-016-2132-8
  • Ashish Singh, Kaushalendra Kumar, and Abhishek Singh, 'Trends in Inequality in Food Consumption and Calorie Intake in India: Evidence from the Last Three Decades, 1983–2012', Social Indicators Research, 128 (2016), 1319-46. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11205-015-1081-8
  • Ashish Singh, Kaushalendra Kumar, and Abhishek Singh, ‘Exclusion within the Excluded: The Economic Divide within Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes’, Economic and Political Weekly, 50 (2015),42: 32-37.
  • Ashish Singh, Kaushalendra Kumar, and Abhishek Singh, 'The Changing Structure of Inequality in India, 1993-2010: Some Observations and Consequences', Economics Bulletin, 35(2015), p.A63. http://www.accessecon.com/Pubs/EB/2015/Volume35/EB-15-V35-I1-P63.pdf
  • Usha Ram, Prabhat Jha, Patrick Gerland, Ryan J Hum, Peter Rodriguez, Wilson Suraweera, Kaushalendra Kumar, Rajesh Kumar, Rajesh Dikshit, Denis Xavier, Rajeev Gupta, Prakash C Gupta, and Faujdar Ram, 'Age-specific and sex-specific adult mortality risk in India in 2014: analysis of 0·27 million nationally surveyed deaths and demographic estimates from 597 districts', Lancet Global Health, 3(2015), e768-e775. https://doi.org/10.1016/S2214-109X(15)00091-1
  • Rahul Bawankule, Abhishek Singh, Kaushalendra Kumar, and Sadanand Shetye, 'Does Measles Vaccination Reduce the Risk of Acute Respiratory Infection (Ari) and Diarrhea in Children: A Multi-Country Study?', PLOS ONE, 12(2017), e0169713. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0169713
  • Rahul Bawankule, Abhishek Singh, Kaushalendra Kumar, and Sarang Pedgaonkar, 'Disposal of Children’s Stools and Its Association with Childhood Diarrhea in India', BMC Public Health, 17(2017), 12. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12889-016-3948-2
  • Ashish Kumar Upadhyay, Abhishek Singh, Kaushalendra Kumar, and Ashish Singh, 'Impact of Indoor Air Pollution from the Use of Solid Fuels on the Incidence of Life Threatening Respiratory Illnesses in Children in India', BMC Public Health, 15(2015), 300. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12889-015-1631-7
  • Yadawendra Singh, Kaushalendra Kumar, and Jatinder Singh, 'Does Morbidity among Elderly Increase Household Health Care Expenditure? ', Artha Vijanana, LIII(2011), 4.  https://doi.org/10.21648/arthavij%2F2011%2Fv53%2Fi4%2F117542  
  • T.V. Sekher, Kaushalendra Kummar, and V.P. Shijith, 'Catastrophic Health Expenditure, Health Insurance Coverage and Poor in India: New evidence on health care costs leading to impoverishment', eds., Protecting the Health of the Poor: Social Movements in the South, London: Zed Books Ltd., 2015. https://www.press.uchicago.edu/ucp/books/book/distributed/P/bo22556890.html
  • USA, Singapore, Sweden, Greece, South Korea, Jordan, Malaysia, Rwanda

Position Held

  • Assistant Professor, Department of Public Health and Mortality Studies, International Institute for Population Sciences (IIPS), Mumbai, Septmeber 29, 2019 (Continuing).
  • Research Officer, Study on Global AGEing and Adult Health (SAGE) (Funded by WHO), International Institute for Population Sciences (IIPS), Mumbai, September 2010 to June 2011.

Country Visited

  • USA, Singapore, Sweden, Greece, South Korea, Jordan, Malaysia, Rwanda

Professional Membership

  • Collaborator and Expert from India in the Global Burden of Diseases Study-2013 (GBD-2013) conducted by IHME, University of Washington, Seattle, USA.
  • India Health Economic and Policy Association (IHEPA)

Consulting

Other Info

  • Research Papers Published – 31
  • Chapter in the Edited Book – 1
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