Why Fieldwork Matters

At the Tata-Cornell Institute (TCI), doing applied, on-the-ground research is a serious part of our mission. We believe that academic rigor and fieldwork go hand in hand. In this panel, Tata-Cornell Scholars discuss what they’ve gained from their experiences conducting a year of intensive fieldwork in India.

Panel Moderator:

Prabhu Pingali

Professor of Applied Economics and Management
Director, Tata-Cornell Institute for Agriculture and Nutrition (TCI)


Tanvi Rao

Ph.D. Candidate, Applied Economics and Management
Tata-Cornell Scholar

Maureen Valentine
Ph.D. Candidate, Animal Science
Tata-Cornell Scholar

The full length discussion can be found here

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Cornell University
Emory University
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