Areas of Interest & Expertise
Economics of Discrimination, Inequality of Opportunity, Economic Growth, Labour Market, Inequality
Mrinalini Jha is a part of the Research Centre team.
Prior to joining us, she was pursuing her PhD in Economics from Delhi School of Economics at University of Delhi. She submitted her doctoral dissertation in May 2020. She did her Masters in Economics from Delhi School of Economics, and her Bachelors (with Honors) in Economics from Indraprastha College for Women at University of Delhi. Jha also has prior teaching and research experience. She has taught undergraduate students of Economics at Sri Aurobindo College (Evening) and Sri Guru Gobind Singh College of Commerce, both a part of the University of Delhi. She also has teaching experience with post-graduate (Masters) students of Economics at Delhi School of Economics. She was a part of the EU-funded NOPOOR project as a Senior Research Assistant at the Centre for Development Economics.
Publications and Writings:
- Jha, Mrinalini. (March-June 2020). ‘Agriculture, Development Planning and Liberalisation in India: Notes on a Long Term View’. Social Scientist, 562−656.2.
- Lahoti, Rahul, Mrinalini Jha, Amit Basole. (19th January 2021). ‘What 2020 did to India’s inequality’. Mint.