Curriculum Vitae

Current Employment

Economist,  Bank for International Settlements, September 2022- present

Affiliate, CESifo,  December 2022 - present

Affiliate, TSE FIT IN initiative, September 2022 - present


PhD in Economics,  2022
Toulouse School of Economics (TSE)
Thesis:  Essays on technology adoption in emerging markets
External jury: Tommasso Valletti (President),  Daniel BjorkegrenHelena Perrone
Advisors: Renato GomesStephane StraubDaniel ErshovIsis Durrmeyer

MRes in Economics, 2018
Toulouse School of Economics (TSE)

MSc in Economics, 2014
London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE)

BA (with honors) in Economics, 2013
Miranda House, University of Delhi

Work Experience

Teaching Instructor,  TSE, 2017-2019

Consultant, OECD, July 2020-March 2021

Consultant, ICRIER, New Delhi, July 2017- September 2017

Research Assistant, ICRIER, New Delhi, September 2014-July 2016

Consultant, World Bank, New Delhi, November 2014-June 2016

Awards and Honors

Research Fellowship,  Centre Nationale de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS), 2022

Research Scholarship,  UT1 Capitole-TSE,  October 2021 - April 2022

Award for Job Market Paper,  TSE,  2021,   € 4000  

Research Fellowship,  Centre Nationale de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS), 2020

Doctoral Scholarship,  UT1 Capitole-TSE,  2017-2020

Jean Jacques Laffont Graduate Scholarship,  2016-17

Charpak BCS Scholarship,  Embassy of France in India,  2016-17

Malan Devi Bhalla Prize for best student in Economics,  University of Delhi,  2013

Angeli Qwatra Prize for excellence in Social Sciences, University of Delhi, 2013

Principal's Golden Jubilee Certificate, University of Delhi, 2013

Seminars, Conferences, Talks and Panels

Asian Meeting of the Econometric Society (Mumbai),  Economics of Fintech (Edinburgh), ZEW ICT (Mannheim), IBEO Digital Economics (Alghero), EARIE (Rome)*, EEA WinE (Barcelona), USE (Utrecht), University of St. Gallen (St. Gallen), Econometric Society Winter School (New Delhi), 18th Annual Conference on Economic Growth and Development (New Delhi), Economics of Payments (Fed Board, Washington DC)*, Asia Pacific Industrial Organisation conference (Hong Kong)*

Indian School of Business (Hyderabad), CESifo (Munich), Centre for Competition Policy (University of East Anglia),  Bank for International Settlements,  Institute-Mines Telecom (Paris),  Uber,  Ofcom,  Indian Institute of Management (Ahmedebad),  Analysis Group (Paris),  Positive Competition (Brussels),  Charles Rivers Associates (London),  Ashoka University*, NBER Economics of Digitization workshop*, NBER Economics of Privacy workshop*

NBER Economics of Digitisation workshop,  EBE Summer Meeting Plenary Session (Munich),  4th Doctoral workshop of Economics of Digitisation (TSE, Toulouse), ICDE (Bordeaux),  EARIE (Bergen), OECD brown bag seminar, ICRIER Half-Baked Seminar (New Delhi),  EUDN PhD seminar (Wageningen)

EUI (Florence, cancelled),  University of Warwick (UK),  EBE Summer Meeting (Munich, cancelled); Applied Micro workshop, (TSE),  BID workshop, (TSE)


EARIE (Barcelona), Applied Micro workshop (TSE)


DLPP workshop (TSE) , Industrial Organisation workshop (TSE)

*Accepted but unable to attend

Skills and Mentoring

Technical:  MATLAB, Stata, R, LaTeX

Languages:  English, Hindi, Maithili (native); French (fluent), Spanish (basic)

Mentorship: Mentor for Women in Economics at TSE and for Women in Economics and Policy 

Others: Electronic Keyboard, Painting