Education, Work, Awards and Honors


  • Duke University, School of the Environment, Durham, NC, USA: PhD Environmental Economics and Policy, 2011
  • Delhi University, Delhi School of Economics, Delhi, India: M.A. Economics, 2004
  • Delhi University, Delhi, India: B.A (Honors) Economics, 2002

Work Experience

  • The World Bank, Washington DC
    • Senior Economist—Global Environment Practice: Feb 2022—
  • International Water Management Institute-CGIAR, Sri Lanka
    • Research Group Leader—Economics:  Oct 2018—Jan 2022
    • Senior Researcher—Environment and Development Economics: Jan 2018—Jan 2022
    • Researcher—Environment and Development Economics:  Mar 2013—Dec 2017
    • Postdoctoral Fellow—Economics, September 2011—Mar 2013
  • Duke University, Durham, NC, United States
    • Research and Teaching Assistant:  Jul 2005—Aug 2011

Awards and Honors

  • Chair, International Committee for Women in Agricultural Economics, International Association of Agricultural Economists, 2021-23.
  • Nicholas School Student Council, Outstanding PhD Student of the Year 2010-11
  • Duke University Doctoral Fellowship, $50,000, 2009-2011
  • Duke University Doctoral Assistantship, $135,000, 2006-2011
  • Duke University, Nicholas Institute for Policy Solutions, Robert Keohane Environmental Fellowship, $35,000, 2005-06.

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