Dr. Omkar Joshi has a Ph.D. in Sociology and is a research scholar in the Department of Sociology at University of Maryland, College Park. Currently, he is working as a User Experience Researcher in a large tech company. Broadly, his research revolves around issues in the area of social stratification and social changes, family demography, gender and labor market, and development in Asian countries. Specifically, he is interested in exploring the links between economic inequality, labour market and family structures. He combines econometric methodology with sociological theory to study research topics that are relevant to Economists as well as Sociologists. He has a diverse professional experience in research, data analysis and project management from corporate, government and developmental sectors. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Economics and Statistics and master’s degree in Economics from the University of Mumbai and master’s degree in Sociology from University of Maryland.