Tauseef is currently a Ph.D. student in the Department of Economics under the joint supervision of Dr. Indranil Dutta and Dr. Katsushi Imai. He is funded by the School of Social Sciences Economics studentship. His current research aims to inform policy on social protection strategies by evaluating the relative efficacy of cash vs in-kind transfers on nutrition-sensitive multidimensional deprivation and vulnerability of the ultra-poor in rural Bangladesh using data from a randomized control trial experimental study. Previously, he has worked for the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) across a wide spectrum of policy areas including poverty, agricultural development, women's empowerment, health and nutrition. He holds a Master of Arts in Economics degree, specializing in Development Economics from the University of California-Riverside, USA.