Arjita Chandna

Arjita Chandna

Associate Fellow

Arjita Chandna is an Associate Fellow at NCAER.  She completed her Ph.D. in Economics from the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU). She did her M.Phil. from JNU, Master’s in Economics from B.R. Ambedkar University, and Bachelor’s in Economics (Hons.) from Delhi University. She has also taught at various institutions such as JNU, Azim Premji University, and Delhi University as a visiting or as an ad hoc faculty. She has also worked briefly with the 14th Finance Commission as Young Professional.


  • Ph. D. Economics, Centre for International Trade and Development, Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), Pursuing since 2015, Submission due in 2023
  • M.Phil. Economics, Centre for International Trade and Development, JNU, 2016
  • M.A. Economics, BR Ambedkar University, 2013
  • BA Economics (Honours),Hindu College, Delhi University, 2011

Work Experience

  • February 2024- Present: Associate Fellow, NCAER
  • October 2022 – December 2022:  Teaching Assistant for Development Microeconomics, Jawaharlal Nehru University
  • January 2020-August 2021: Visiting Assistant Professor, Azim Premji University (APU)
  • August 2017 -January 2019: Adhoc Assistant Professor, Delhi School of Economics (DSE)
  • August 2015 to August 2017: Adhoc Assistant Professor, Delhi University
  • June-August 2014: Fourteenth Finance Commission,Young professional