Researchers

  • Poonam Gupta is the Director General of NCAER, and a member of the Economic Advisory Council to the Prime Minister of India. Before joining NCAER, she was the Lead Economist for Global Macro and Market Research at the International Finance Corporation and a Lead Economist for India at the World Bank. Prior to that, she was the Reserve...   Read More

  • Akansha Atal is working as a Research Associate. While her interests are diverse, she is most interested in working on primary and secondary research. She has a Bachelor’s degree in Economics from Lady Shri Ram College for Women, University of Delhi and a Master’s Degree in Economics from School of International Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University.

  • Ayesha Ahmed is working at NCAER as a Research Analyst. While her interests are eclectic, she is most interested in working on issues related to macro-economics, international trade, public finance, inflation, and monetary policy. She has a Bachelor’s degree in Economics from Miranda House and a Master’s Degree in Economics from the Delhi School of...   Read More

  • 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...   Read More

  • Jayanta Talukder is an Associate Fellow in the National Growth and Macroeconomic Centre at NCAER. He has recently completed his Ph.D. from University at Albany, Suny, New York. He has Master’s and Bachelor’s degrees in Economics from Jadavpur University and the University of Calcutta, respectively. He has also worked at various research and teaching institutions,...   Read More

  • Shubhashree Jha is a Research Associate in the National Growth and Macroeconomic Centre at NCAER. She has a PG Diploma in Economics from Ashoka University. She also received her Bachelors’ degree in Economics and Finance from Ashoka University. She has earlier worked as a Visiting Research Scholar at the National Bank of Slovakia; as a Teaching...   Read More

  • Sneha Jyoti Kundu is working as a Research Associate in the National Growth and Macroeconomic Centre. She has a Master’s degree in Economics from the University of Leeds, United Kingdom. And, she did her Bachelor’s degree in Economics from the University of Calcutta.

  • Priyadarshini has a Master’s degree in International Economics from the University of Nottingham, UK, and a Master’s degree in Economics from BITS Pilani (Hyderabad Campus). Her current research interests lie in international economics and finance, international trade, and political economy. She has previously worked as an intern, an analyst, and as Assistant Vice President at...   Read More