I am a development economist with an extensive experience in applied economics and policy research. I am passionate about solving real-world problems using data. I possess excellent data analysis skills and has experience working on primary data, administrative data sets, and large online database. My research covers issues related to gender, food security, labor market, poverty & inequality, and survey methodology.

Currently, I am a Ph.D. candidate at the Department of Economics, University of California Santa Cruz, and I am expected to graduate by June 2023. I hold an M.A. degree in Economics from Delhi School of Economics and a B.A. (Honors) in Economics from Rajdhani College, University of Delhi.


Economics Department, 

University of California, Santa Cruz,

1156 High Street, 

Santa Cruz, CA 95064

Email: nkumar5@ucsc.edu