Farzana Afridi

  • Professor
  • Indian Statistical Institute


Steering group members


Farzana Afridi is a Member of the IGC Steering Group.

Farzana Afridi is a Professor in the Economics and Planning Unit of the Indian Statistical Institute, Delhi. Her primary research interests lie in the areas of education, gender, and more recently, political economy. She holds an abiding interest in understanding the response of individuals and households to public programmes in developing countries. She obtained her Ph.D. in economics from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor and an M.A. in economics from the Delhi School of Economics.