Janine Rodgers Janine Rodgers is a development economist, specializing in gender and labour market issues. She has qualifications from Paris, Sussex and Geneva universities and has worked at the International Labour Office, and has also been Deputy Executive Secretary of the European Association of  Development Research and Training Institutes (EADI). She has conducted research in rural Bihar since the 1970s and is currently Visiting Researcher at the Institute for Human Development, New Delhi. She has co-authored several articles on Bihar published in Economic and Political Weekly and the Journal of Development Studies as well as the book The  Challenge of Inclusive Development in Rural Bihar .