Research Experience

Research Assistant

April 2020 - Present

I am currently working as a Research Assistant with Prof. Anaka Aiyar, Assistant Professor at the University of Nevada, Reno. The project is on the "Impact of health insurance on health and health spending in India".


Over the course of the project, we studied the effectiveness of insurance in Indian household’s health decisions. We used two rounds of NSS data to conduct the study and the model was developed in Stata. 

Research Assistant

September 2019 - March 2020

I previously worked as a research assistant with Prof. Vidya Mahambare of Great Lakes Institute of Management, Chennai, and Prof. Sowmya Dhanaraj, Assistant Professor at Madras School of Economics. The project was on "Analysing travel mobility within cities in India".

We examined the potential factors affecting travel mobility decisions for the working population in major Indian cities. The study was conducted over Stata.

Research Intern, CSEPR

June 2019 - August 2019

Project on "Impact of climate and weather factors on voting behavior in India".

I conducted an extensive literature review on the project title. I also examined potential data sources for modeling voter behavior in India.

Editor and Lecture Head, Research Cell at MSE

April 2019 - April 2020

I functioned as a core Research cell member at MSE for the period 2018-2020. For my senior year, I served as both the lecture head and the Editor for our blog.

As the lecture head of the Research Cell, I helped in organizing college-wide events with lectures delivered by guests such as Dr. Jaya Krishnakumar, Dr.Andaleeb Rahman, Dr. Sudha Narayanan, Dr. Vipin Veetil, Dr. N.S Sidharthan, Dr. Vijaya S, Mr. Kumar Anand, and Mr. Bhanu Pratap. A summary of the lectures is available on the blog, documented as part of my role as Editor.