Doctoral Researcher

As a doctoral candidate at IRI THESys, Aditya will be working on a research project examining the adoption of Solar Powered Irrigation Systems in India from systems perspective. The study is aimed at deciphering the dynamics of technology adoption, from the lens of both innovation system involving different actors in the chain, as well as psycho- social model of decision making by farmers.

He is also a Scientist at the Indian Council of Agricultural Research- Indian Agricultural Research Institute, New Delhi and a fellow of Netaji Subhas ICAR- International Fellowship. Aditya has a master’s degree in agricultural economics from the University of Agricultural Sciences, Bangalore.

Research Interests

  • Natural Resource Economics
  • Impact Assessment of Agricultural Technologies
  • Developmental economics

Selected Publications

Kumar, A., Sonkar, V. K., & Aditya, K. S. (2021). Assessing the Impact of Lending through Kisan Credit Cards in Rural India. IFPRI Discussion Paper.

Kuriachen, P., Suresh, A., Aditya, K. S., Venkatesh, P., Sen, B., & Yeligar, S. S. (2021). Irrigation development and equity implications: the case of India. International Journal of Water Resources Development, 1-17.

Aditya, K. S., Kishore, A., & Khan, M. T. (2020). Exploring farmers’ willingness to pay for crop insurance products: A case of weather-based crop insurance in Punjab India. Agricultural Economics Research Review33(347-2021-778).

Suresh, A., Aditya K.S, Jha, G., & Pal, S. (2018). Micro-irrigation development in India: an analysis of distributional pattern and potential correlates. International Journal of Water Resources Development, 1-16.

Aditya, K. S., Khan Tajuddin, M., & Kishore, A. (2018). Adoption of crop insurance and impact: insights from India. Agricultural Economics Research Review31(2).

Aditya K.S, Subash S.P, Praveen K.V., Bhuvana N and Akriti Sharma, 2017. Awareness about Minimum Support Price and its impact on diversification decision of farmers in India.  Journal of Asia Pacific policy studies, 4(3): 514-526.

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