Anindita Bhattacharjee

Anindita Bhattacharjee is a Senior Research Associate at RED. She has started her research career in the Research and Evaluation Division (RED) of BRAC, Bangladesh in 2009. She feels comfortable conducting research independently as well as in group. She has experience in coordinating tasks and responsibilities of young researchers in RED’s Development Economics research unit. She also has commendable skills in social science research design, instrument development, training of interviewers, and quantitative and qualitative analysis of data, report writing and seminar presentations. She has several published research reports, monographs and book chapters.

 

 Personal data

Name                                    : Anindita Bhattacharjee

Address                                 : BRAC Research and Evaluation Division

                                              BRAC Centre, 75 Mohakhali, Dhaka 1212, Bangladesh

E-mail address                       : anindita.bh[at]brac.net

Nationality                             : Bangladeshi

Gender                                  : Female

 

Education

Master of Economics      (2011), University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia

B.A. in Economics            (2008), Denison University, Ohio, U.S.A.

H.S.C. in Humanities       (2002), Rajshahi Education Board, Bangladesh

S.S.C. in Humanities        (2000), Rajshahi Education Board, Bangladesh

 

Work experiences

February 2013 – Present

:

Senior Research Associate, Development Economics Research Unit,     Research and Evaluation Division, BRAC

February 2012 – January 2013

:

Research Associate, Development Economics Research Unit,     Research and Evaluation Division, BRAC

August 2009 – January 2011

:

Staff Researcher, Development Economics Research Unit,     Research and Evaluation Division, BRAC

 

Major responsibilities

:

Study designing, tools development, data analysis and report       writing; keep contact with relevant programme implementers in BRAC; communicate with other research units; do research independently and in group; supervise work of younger teammates.

 

List of publications

 

Book/book chapters/journal articles

Das NC, Bhattacharjee A and Chowdhury TR (2014). Introduction In: Chowdhury IA (editor). Life and livelihood of the ultra poor in rural Bangladesh: baseline findings of CFPR-TUP programme phase III. Dhaka: BRAC.

 

Bhattacharjee A and Ahmed S (2014). Natural, physical and financial assets In: ChowdhuryIA (editor). Life and livelihood of the ultra poor in rural Bangladesh: baseline findings of CFPR-TUP programme phase III. Dhaka: BRAC.

 

Bhattacharjee A et al.(2014). Profile of the people living in the coastal and haor areas under ACCD package In: Chowdhury IA (editor). Life and livelihood of the ultra poor in rural Bangladesh: baseline findings of CFPR-TUP programme phase III. Dhaka: BRAC.

 

RED Monographs

Bhattacharjee A and Das NC (2011). Profile of the adolescent girls: findings from the baseline survey for Social and Financial Empowerment of Adolescents (SoFEA) programme. Dhaka: BRAC, 37p. (Research monograph series no. 46)

 

RED Research reports and working papers

Kamruzzaman M, Hossain NZ, Bhattacharjee A, Akter A, Raza W, Malek MA and Das NC (2012). Social network and financial literacy among rural adolescent girls: qualitative assessment of BRAC`s SoFEA programme. Dhaka: BRAC, 30p. (RED Working Paper no. 34)

 

Raza W, Bhattacharjee A and Das NC (2011). Impact of char development and settlement project on improving the livelihood of char dwellers. Dhaka: BRAC, 36p. (RED Working Paper no. 17)