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.

Navigating Careers in Public Policy for Aspiring Entrepreneurs in India

Navigating Careers in Public Policy for Aspiring Finance Professionals in India
In a dynamic and rapidly evolving socio-economic landscape, the intersection of entrepreneurship and public policy plays a pivotal role in shaping the future of a nation. As India surges forward in its developmental journey, there is an increasing need for individuals with a keen understanding of both entrepreneurial spirit and policy frameworks. For students of entrepreneurship looking to make a meaningful impact, a career in public policy offers a unique avenue for influence and change

Navigating Careers in Public Policy for Aspiring Finance Professionals in India

Navigating Careers in Public Policy for Aspiring Finance Professionals in India
In a rapidly evolving global landscape, the importance of sound public policies cannot be overstated. As India positions itself as a major player on the world stage, the need for skilled individuals in crafting and implementing effective policies has become more pronounced. While public policy may seem like a domain primarily for those with a background in political science or sociology, it is equally relevant for students of accounts and finance. This article explores the burgeoning opportunities in public policy for finance enthusiasts in India and highlights the value of IMPRI online courses in shaping a successful career path.