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Poonam Munjal

Senior Fellow

Poonam Munjal is a Senior Fellow at the NCAER. She has worked on a wide variety of studies, including the N-SIPI investment index, tourism satellite accounts, impact of investment in housing sector and a number of research studies based on input-output models. Previously, she worked as an Associate Director at PricewaterhouseCoopers Pvt Ltd. and as an Economist in the Economic Research Team of CRISIL Ltd. Her research work has been in the area of macro-economic analysis, tourism economy, national and regional tourism satellite accounts, input-output modelling, social accounting matrix, inter-industry linkages, labour market analysis, and analyses of large sample surveys to draw socio-economic linkages.


  • November 2018-Present: Senior Fellow, NCAER
  • July 2017-October 2018: Fellow, NCAER
  • May 2016-June 2017: Associate Director, PricewaterhouseCoopers Pvt Ltd.
  • July 2011-April 2016: Fellow, NCAER
  • Nov 2007-May 2011: Economist, CRISIL Ltd., A Standard & Poor’s Company
  • Aug 2007-Oct 2007: Associate Fellow, NCAER
  • Dec 1996-July 2007: Research Analyst, NCAER


  • PhD Economics, Jamia Millia Islamia, 2010
  • MSc Operations Research, University of Delhi, 1996
  • BSc Statistics, University of Delhi, 1994
  • Research
  • Commentary




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Research Interests

Informal Economy