Abhilasha Srivastava is an Assistant Professor of Economics at CSUSB. She holds a Ph.D. in Economics from American University, Washington DC. Her areas of interest are political economy, feminist theory, and development economics. Her research focuses on economic exclusion, and violence, and interrogates relationships between productive and reproductive labor, inequalities of gender, race/caste, and class and economic development. Her research has been published at Population and Development Review, Review of Radical Political Economy and her engaged scholarship appears in popular web-magazines. She is a member of the Dollar & Sense Collective, based in Boston.