Dr Mausumi Das is currently a faculty member at the Department of Economics, Delhi School of Economics, DSE. She has previously taught at the Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi and the Institute of Economic Growth, Delhi, and also held a visiting faculty position at the Indian Statistical Institute (ISI) Delhi Centre. Her area of specialisation is economic growth and development. She has published research articles in various reputed international journals, such as Journal of Economic Growth and Journal of Development Economics. She received her Ph.D. from the Jawaharlal Nehru University.