Arjun Kumar

Arjun Kumar

Arjun Kumar is the Director of the Impact and Policy Research Institute (IMPRI), New Delhi. He holds a PhD in Economics from the Centre for the Study of Regional Development, School of Social Sciences, Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), New Delhi. With training in development economics, he specialises in quantitative and qualitative research methods, econometrics and the use of statistical software to crunch big data. He has been a Visiting Faculty at the Institute for Human Development (IHD) amongst others and has been associated with several think tanks, research institutes, governments, civil society organisations, and private enterprises. He is President of a Jharkhand based NGO (registered in 2010), Manavdhara- a youth social organisation working for humanitarian causes in backward regions and for marginalised communities. He has also taught Economics at the University of Delhi. His research interests are in the economy, development studies, housing and basic amenities, urban and regional research, inclusive and sustainable development, data and evidence-based policy, and, research methods. He has several research publications to his credit and has experience of being involved in research projects of international and national repute. He is also a member and part of various government and non-government formed committees, groups, and advisory boards overseeing the deliberation as subject matter expert and for possessing strong research acumen. He is an avid writer and frequently writes on various dimensions of economic issues, policies, and their impact for several eminent media platforms.

Bridging Perspectives: Unveiling Career Avenues in Public Policy in India for Students of French

Bridging Perspectives: Unveiling Career Avenues in Public Policy in India for Students of French
In the interconnected and globalized world we live in today, the ability to navigate the complexities of international relations and diplomacy is more crucial than ever. For students of French language and culture in India, the intersection of linguistic proficiency and public policy expertise opens doors to a unique array of career opportunities. This article aims to guide students of French in India through the diverse and impactful career paths within the realm of public policy, emphasizing the role they can play in fostering collaboration and understanding between India and the French-speaking world.

A Comprehensive Guide to Careers in Public Policy in India for Students of Public Policy and Governance

A Comprehensive Guide to Careers in Public Policy in India for Students of Public Policy and Governance
In the dynamic landscape of India's socio-economic and political milieu, the role of public policy professionals has never been more crucial. As the nation navigates through diverse challenges and opportunities, there is a growing demand for individuals with expertise in public policy and governance. For students pursuing degrees in these fields, the spectrum of potential careers is vast and impactful. This article aims to provide a comprehensive guide to the myriad career opportunities available for students of public policy and governance in India.

Nurturing Change: Exploring Careers in Public Policy for Students of Rural Development in India

Nurturing Change: Exploring Careers in Public Policy for Students of Rural Development in India
As India strives for inclusive growth, the significance of rural development has taken center stage in the policy discourse. In this context, students pursuing degrees in rural development find themselves at the forefront of transformative change, equipped with the knowledge and skills to address the unique challenges faced by rural communities. This article aims to guide students of rural development in India through the diverse and impactful career opportunities within the realm of public policy, emphasizing the role they play in shaping the future of rural India.