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Charu Jain

Associate Fellow

Dr Charu Jain is an Associate Fellow at NCAER. Prior to this she had worked at TNS India Ltd and PHD Chamber of Commerce and Industry (PHDCCI), New Delhi. Her areas of research interest include socio-economic issues, gender and educational studies, consumer studies and developmental changes. She has worked in the area of large scale consumer studies, industrial surveys, housing studies, agriculture and macro-economic policy issues. Her current research focuses on the agricultural outlook and handloom sector. She received her PhD in Economics from School of Social Sciences (SOSS), Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU), New Delhi.


  • September, 2014-Present: Associate Fellow, NCAER 


  • October, 2008-August 2014: Research Analyst NCAER 


  • February, 2008-September 2008: Assistant Secretary at PHD Chamber of Commerce and Industry (PHDCCI), New Delhi 


  • May, 2007- February 2008: Research Executive (International Division) at TNS India Ltd, New Delhi 


  • March, 2004 - April, 2007: Research Analyst NCAER



  • PhD Economics, School of Social Science (SOSS), IGNOU, New Delhi, 2015
  • MBE, Masters in Business Economics (Gold Medalist), Guru Jambeshwar University, Hisar, Haryana, 2003 
  • BBE, Bachelors in Business Economics, Delhi University, New Delhi, 2001




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