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Poonam Gupta

Director General

Poonam Gupta is the Director General of NCAER. Before joining NCAER, she was Lead Economist, Global Macro and Market Research, International Finance Corporation (IFC); and Lead Economist for India at the World Bank. Her prior appointments include the Reserve Bank of India Chair Professor at National Institute of Public Finance and Policy (NIPFP); Professor at Indian Council for Research on International Economics Relations (ICRIER); Associate Professor, Department of Economics, Delhi School of Economics; and, Economist at the International Monetary Fund. Her research has been published in leading scholarly journals and featured in The Economist, Financial Times, and Wall Street Journal.  She holds a PhD in International Economics from the University of Maryland, USA and a Masters in Economics from the Delhi School of Economics, University of Delhi.

 
Experience

  • 2021 – Present: Director General, NCAER

  • 2020 – 2021: Lead Economist, Global Macro and Market Research, International Finance Corporation (IFC), World Bank Group

  • 2017 – 2020: Lead Economist, India, World Bank

  • 2013 – 2017: Senior Economist, Office of the Senior Vice President & Chief Economist, World Bank

  • 2011 – 2013: Reserve Bank of India Chair Professor & National Institute of Public Finance and Policy (NIPFP)

  • 2009 – 2011: Professor, Indian Council for Research on International Economics Relations (ICRIER)

  • 2006 – 2008: Associate Professor, Department of Economics, Delhi School of Economics

  • 2003: Visiting Professor, Indian Statistical Institute (ISI)

  • 1998 – 2006: Economist, International Monetary Fund (IMF), European Department, Research Department, and Asia and Pacific Department

  • 1993 - 1998: Lecturer, Graduate Teaching Assistant, University of Maryland

  • 1991 – 1993: Lecturer, Hansraj College and Hindu College, Delhi University

Education

  • Ph.D. Economics, University of Maryland, College Park, 1998

  • Specialization: Macroeconomics, International Finance, and International Trade

  • M.A. Economics, University of Maryland, College Park, 1995

  • M.A. Economics, Delhi School of Economics, 1991

  • B.A. Economics, Hindu College, Delhi University, 1989
 

 

 
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Contact

pgupta@ncaer.org

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Research Interests

Macro

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