Shyma Jose was a fellow at ICRIER (Oct 2018 to Jan 2024). Her research areas include nutrition, agriculture, food security, poverty, employment and labour market conditions. At ICRIER, she is currently working on issues related to the sources and drivers of agricultural growth and nutritional security in India.
She has a PhD in Economics from Centre for Study of Regional Development, Jawaharlal Nehru University. Her doctoral thesis was on the informal employment and decent work conditions in the garment industry. She also has an M. Phil from the same institution. She has published in national and international journals and book chapters on issues related to food and nutritional security, gender differential in malnutrition, education and the informalisation of the workforce.