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Shayequa Zeenat Ali

Associate Fellow

Shayequa Zeenat Ali is an Associate Fellow at NCAER. Her research interests are in agricultural economics, labour, poverty and inequality, and gender. At NCAER she has been working on our study on the gems and jewelry sector and on the impact assessment of the Monsoon Mission on farmers.   She was earlier a research associate with the Centers for International Projects Trust, Columbia Water Centre in New Delhi, and at the National Institute of Agricultural Economics and Policy Research. She has worked on the food and agriculture sector, including on the effectiveness of the Minimum Support Price Policy for paddy, growth patterns of wheat productivity in the Punjab, and strengthening value chains for fruits and vegetables in the Punjab. She was an ICSSR doctoral fellow during 2017-18. 


  • September 2019 – Present: Associate Fellow, NCAER
  • July 2018 – August 2019: Consultant, NCAER
  • June 2015 – January 2016: Research Associate, CIPT, Columbia Water Center
  • January 2011 – July 2011: Research Associate, NCAP



  • Ph.D. Economics, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi. 2019
  • M.Phil. Economics, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi. 2014
  • M.Sc. Agricultural Economics, Punjab Agricultural University, Ludhiana. 2009
  • B.Sc. Agriculture, Assam Agricultural University, Jorhat. July 2007


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