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.

Video: Gender and Union Budget 2022-23

The State of Gender Equality – #GenderGaps | Panel Discussion on Gender and Union Budget 2022-23 #IMPRI Gender Impact Studies Center (GISC), IMPRI Impact and Policy Research Institute, New Delhi invites you to an IMPRI #WebPolicyTalk series: The State of…

Video: The Environment and Union Budget 2022-23

Environment and Union Budget Event (2)

The State of the Environment – #PlanetTalks | Panel Discussion on The Environment and Union Budget 2022-23 #IMPRI Center for Environment, Climate Change and Sustainable Development (CECCSD), IMPRI Impact and Policy Research Institute, New Delhi invites you to an IMPRI…

Video: The Pandemic Era and Union Budget 2022-23

Pandemic Era and Union Budget

The State of Public Finance – #TowardsAccountability | Panel Discussion on The Pandemic Era and Union Budget 2022-23 #IMPRI Center for the Study of Finance and Economics (CSFE), IMPRI Impact and Policy Research Institute, New Delhi invites you to a…

Video: Access to Finance for Women

#GenderGaps - S S Bhat - Access to Finance for Women - Panelists 2

The State of Gender Equality – #GenderGaps with S S Bhat on Access to Finance for Women #IMPRI Gender Impact Studies Center (GISC), IMPRI Impact and Policy Research Institute, New Delhi invites you to an IMPRI #WebPolicyTalk series: The State…