Aarti Gupta has recently completed her Ph.D. in economics from Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Kanpur. Her fields of interest include issues in developing economies with a special focus on India. Her current research concentrates on public-policy making with an emphasis on government intervention in the working of credit markets through debt waivers. She holds a Master’s degree from Northeastern University, Boston and a postgraduate diploma in business studies from Harvard University. In addition to this she is an active angel investor offering her support to a curated list of startups in helping them grow and become successful.