MENASP Network Database

Social Policy Database

Database of Middle East North Africa Social Policy Expertise

Dr. Bishnu Prasad Mohapatra
Doctorate, Centre for Economic and Social Studies, Hyderabad, India
Current or most recent Employer

Assistant Professor

MIT-World Peace University, Pune, India
Time in Post - 1

Organisation Type: University

Regional Expertise

Disciplinary or professional background

Development Studies, Education, Evaluation research, Government, Political science, Policy/political advocacy (including human rights), Social/Public Policy


English (Spoken), English (Written), English (Primary Writing Language), Other* (Spoken), Other* (Written),
Other *Hindi

Contact Info


School of Liberal Arts, MIT-World Peace University, Pune, India
Social Media

Bishnu Prasad Mohapatra (Facebook)

Public Profiles

Current Areas of Policy Interest

Inequality ( 2 years )

Public Finance ( 10 years )

Governance (National) ( 5 years )

Governance (Local Governance and Decentralization) ( 15 years )

Public Policy ( 10 years )

Education policy ( 10 years )

Gender equality ( 4 years )

Social protection

Social safety nets ( 5 years )

Labour and employment policies ( 2 years )

Social security systems ( 5 years )

Taxation ( 5 years )

Economic development ( 10 years )

Work relates to groups

Children ( 5 years )

Youth ( 5 years )

Women ( 5 years )

Areas of Policy Interest over the last ten years

Areas of Policy Interest researched, programmes designed and/or delivered in the last ten years

Public Policy

Poverty/deprivation reduction


Governance (National)

Governance (Local & Decentralization)

Education policy

Gender equality

Social care

Social protection

Social safety nets

Social security systems

Economic development

Public finance

Innovative finance (New modalities in financing social sectors e.g. impact bonds)

Conflict & Security


Academic publications

Academic conferences

Policy Reports web_Gopinath-et-al-22-4-2020.pdf.