Yashodhan Ghorpade is a development economist with an interest in household behaviour under conflict and other shocks. His thesis focuses on the impact of conflict on the ability of households to cope with other shocks; in the case of the floods in Pakistan in 2010.
He has previously worked with IFPRI, the World Bank Social Protection Unit, ILO-IPEC and Oxford Policy Management. At IDS my work has focused on the economic analysis of conflict. He has worked on the Agency and Development MICROCON project in Maharashtra, India, looking at how riots have affected household welfare and behaviour.