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Mousumi Das

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Mousumi Das is a micro-econometrician and her research interests are in poverty measurement, nutrition and health, gender, migration, and education.  Mousumi was earlier an Assistant Professor in the Economics Department at Xavier University, Bhubaneswar, and, prior to that, an Assistant Professor at IFMR- KREA University in Chennai.  She has been a consultant with the World Bank where she worked with the South Asia Regional Gender Innovation Lab. She has been a Visiting Fellow at IFPRI in Washington DC, a Research Associate at NIBM Pune, and a Mortgage Officer at the Royal Bank of Scotland office in Gurgaon. She has won a number of fellowships and awards.


  • December 2019 - Present : Associate Fellow, National Council of Applied Economic Research (NCAER), New Delhi
  • June 2018 - November 2019: Assistant Professor, Xavier University, Bhubaneswar (XUB)
  • July 2017 - May 2018: Assistant Professor, Institute for Financial Management & Research (IFMR) – KREA  University, Chennai
  • December 2015 - June 2017: Associate Fellow, National Council of Applied Economic Research (NCAER), New Delhi
  • September - October 2015: Visiting Fellowship, Sylvia Lane Mentor Fellowship Awardee, International Food Policy  Research Institute (IFPRI), Washington D.C.
  • January - June 2010: Research Associate at National Institute of Bank Management (NIBM), Pune
  • May 2006 - March 2007: Officer (Mortgage Underwriting),Organization: Royal Bank of Scotland, Gurgaon


  • Ph D (Development Studies), Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research (IGIDR), Mumbai India (2016)
  • Institute of Cost and Management Accountants of India, Intermediate, (2010) 
  • M A Economics, Gokhale Institute of Politics and Economics, Pune India (2009) 
  • B A (Hons) Economics, Miranda House, Delhi University, India, (2006)
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