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I am Chief Economist at Empirical Foresights and live in Vancouver. We work on wide range of research issues with special focus on forecasting and prediction.

I worked at OECD, Paris at Directorate for Science, Technology and Industry on various topics related to innovation and its impact on industrial performance.

Prior to moving to Paris, I worked on measuring R&D and innovation activities and doing cost-benefit analysis. I also did research on national innovation policies and how to achieve macroeconomic comparative and competitive advantages.


I was as an Economist at The Conference Board, New York. My work involved projects on international productivity analysis, technological change, innovation and measurement of intangible capital. I also did research on the Indian economy and other emerging markets.


I have a PhD in Economics from University of British Columbia and a B.Tech. in Chemical Engineering from Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Kanpur. I have also worked in software consulting industry for 4 years in Mumbai, Bangalore and San Francisco Bay Area.


You can reach me at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or +1 (604) 620 9724


Working right now on -

  • Innovation/ R&D Surveys and Analysis
  • Strategic Sectoral Investments
  • R&D Outcome Measurement and Reporting Framework
  • Automating Data and Information Retrieval for Macroeconomic and Financial Markets