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.