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

  • Research Group Leader—Economics, International Water Management Institute (CGIAR), October 2018-Present.
  • Senior Researcher—Environment and Development Economics, International Water Management Institute (CGIAR), January 2018-Present
  • Researcher—Environmental Economics, International Water Management Institute (CGIAR), March 2013-December 2013
  • Postdoctoral Fellow—Environmental Economics, International Water Management Institute (CGIAR), September 2011-March 2013
  • Research and Teaching Assistant, Duke University, 2005-2011

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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