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Mousumi Das

Area: Economics


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Name: Mousumi Das
Designation: Assistant Professor


Dr. Mousumi Das holds a doctoral degree from Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research (IGIDR) in Mumbai on Development Studies. She was a Visiting Fellow at the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) in Washington D.C. as a Sylvia Lane Mentor awarded by the Agricultural & Applied Economics Association (AAEA), U.S.A. She was working as an Associate Fellow with National Council of Applied Economic Research, New Delhi before joining IFMR. She is also consulting for the World Bank and NCAER. Her broader research interests are in the space of public policy focusing on food & nutrition, education, health, migration and gender related issues with a strong interest in applied micro-econometrics.

Mousumi received her BA honors in Economics from Miranda House in Delhi University, an MA from the Gokhale Institute of Politics and Economics in Pune, and has cleared the Intermediate Course at the Institute of Cost Accountants of India. She was awarded a Canadian Development and Economics Study Group Scholarship for 2015, an International Economic Association Young Scholar’s scholarship in 2014, was a research associate at NIBM in Pune in 2010,  and has been a loan officer doing mortgage underwriting at Royal Bank of Scotland in Gurgaon during 2006-07.  Along with research pursuits, Mousumi enjoys painting and dancing. Besides fluency in Bengali, Hindi and English, she also speaks some French and German.

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