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Pallavi Choudhuri


Pallavi Choudhuri is a Fellow at NCAER, working with the National Data Innovation Centre (NDIC). Her ongoing research delves into issues related to gender, financial inclusion, and development, using applied micro-econometric tools. Previously at NCAER, she has worked on assessing challenges to skill development and workforce participation and on examining the pace of business regulatory reforms. Prior to joining NCAER, Choudhuri taught courses in Economics and Finance at the Grand Valley State University and the University of Wyoming. She has a PhD in Economics from the University of Wyoming, where her research focused on risks and regulation in the U.S. banking industry.


  • April 2018 - Present, Fellow, NCAER
  • 2015 - March 2018, Associate Fellow, NCAER
  • 2012 - 2015, Visiting Assistant Professor, Grand Valley State University (Michigan, USA)
  • 2007 - 2008, Instructor, University of Wyoming (Wyoming, USA)
  • 2007 -  2008, Research Assistant for Dr. Sherrill Shaffer
  • 2004 - 2007, Teaching Assistant, University of Wyoming (Wyoming, USA)
  • 2001-2003, Financial Consultant, Standard Chartered Bank, Kolkata, Rash Behari Ave. Branch, India



  • PhD in  Economics, University of Wyoming (U.S.A.), 2014
  • Masters in Economics, Calcutta University, 2002
  • B.Sc. (Honors), Lady Brabourne College (Calcutta University), 2000






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Research Interests

Economic Policy
Financial Inclusion
Human Development