Ajaya Kumar Sahu

Ajaya Kumar Sahu

Associate Fellow

Ajaya Kumar Sahu is an Associate Fellow at NCAER. He is an Agricultural Economist by training. During his stay at the NCAER, he has worked on areas like poverty analysis, issues related to agriculture and rural development, labour and employment with special reference to quality of jobs and skills, public finance and analysis of price dynamics.  His expertise lies in handling large scale data like NSSO micro data on employment, consumption, enterprises, agriculture, ASI data, conducting primary survey that involves sampling and weight calculations. Presently he is working on Gig economy in India and the quarterly Business Expectations Survey. He completed his M. Phil in Economics from Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, and is presently pursuing his Ph. D in Economics from Jamia Milia Islamia. He cleared the National Eligibility Test (NET) with the Junior Research Fellowship, conducted by the UGC.

ARTICLE | Springer
Business sentiments during India’s national lockdown: Lessons for second and potential third wave
Bornali Bhandari, Samarth Gupta, Ajaya K. Sahu & K. S. Urs
November 2021

OPINION | The Hindu Business Line
Formal work, informal worker  
Bornali Bhandari, Gautam Kumar Das, Samarth Gupta, Ajaya K Sahu &    KS Urs
August 30, 2022

Opinion | Ideas for India
Do firms in India perceive themselves to be e-ready?
Bhandari, Bornali | Sahu, Ajay
January 24, 2017

Opinion | Business Standard
Assessing e-readiness of firms in India
Bhandari, Bornali | Sahu, Ajay
January 24, 2017

Opinion | Financial Chronicle
Domestic consumption unlikely to revive investment cycle
Bhandari, Bornali | Sahu, Ajay
February 25, 2016

OPINION I Financial Chronicle
Only domestic consumption unlikely to revive investment cycle
Bhandari, Bornali | Sahu, Ajay
February 2016