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Nalini Gulati

  • Editorial Advisor, Ideas for India
  • International Growth Centre


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Nalini Gulati is Editorial Advisor at ‘Ideas for India’ (I4I), an economics and policy portal managed by IGC India. She was the founding Managing Editor of I4I, and served in the role between 2012 and 2022. She was also a Country Economist at the IGC India Programme during this period. Nalini holds an M.Phil. in Economics from the University of Oxford, and B.A. (Hons.) Economics from Lady Shri Ram College, University of Delhi.

Recently, she has also worked as a Consultant on projects focused on women’s economic empowerment – funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation (BMGF) and led by senior academics at Indian Statistical Institute and Ashoka University. In the early years of her career, Nalini was an Economist in the global health practice of Cambridge Economic Policy Associates (CEPA), and a Short Term Consultant for a nutrition project at World Bank India. Her M.Phil. research involved analysis of household survey data from India to examine the role of risk preference heterogeneity in the demand for health insurance.