Prashant Arya is a Research Assistant at the Centre for Policy Research, New Delhi. His work focuses on the political economy of sanitation delivery in India, with a focus on the urban milieu. He graduated from Swarthmore College in 2013 with a B.A. in Economics and Philosophy
Using geospatial methods in estimating exposure to open defecation
03 Aug 2016
Eliminating open defecation is an important policy priority in India. In this article, Arya, George and Singh from the Centre for Policy Research, illustrate how using readily available geospatial data to estimate exposure to open defecation can help focus public investment and efforts in areas where it is needed the most.
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