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Anushree Sinha


Anushree Sinha, Professor, joined NCAER in 1989 and has held several positions since then. Before assuming her current position, she was NCAER’s Principal Economist during 2001-2003.  She worked in macro- economic analyses including Macro Forecasting Modelling at NCAER. In her current research she uses general equilibrium frameworks to analyse the impact of policies and external economic shocks on the social sector including the informal and female workers. She is a post- doctorate from the Department of International Development, University of Oxford and has been a Fulbright-Nehru Lecturing Professor at Rutgers during 2013-14.


  • November 2018-Present: Professor, NCAER
  • April 2004-October 2018: Senior Fellow, NCAER
  • April 2001-March 2004: Principal Economist, NCAER
  • September 1998- June1999: Post-Doctoral Research Fellow, Department of International Development (QEH), University of Oxford, UK
  • April 1994 - March 2001: Senior Economist, NCAER
  • April 1991 - March 1994: Economist, NCAER
  • February 1989 - March 1991: Consultant, NCAER
  • October 1984 - September 1988: Research Associate of the Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) affiliated with Jadavpur University and Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata, India.
  • April 1982 - October 1984: SRF University Grant Commission (UGC) Scholar, Banaras Hindu Central University, Varanasi, India affiliated with Jadavpur University
  • March 1980 - March 1982: JRF University Grant Commission (UGC) Scholar, Banaras Hindu Central University, Varanasi, India.


  • PhD Economics, Jadavpur University with Indian Statistical Institution (ISI) affiliation, Kolkata, India, 1990 
  • MA Economics, Jadavpur University, 1978
  • BA Economics, Jadavpur University, 1975
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Research Interests

Economic Policy
Financial Inclusion
Human Development
Informal Economy