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Nilanjana Bargotra
Graduate Consultant , International Development - Labor Economics
Delhi, Delhi
LSE development studies graduate with strong data and analytical skills. Looking to work in social innovation and using digital technologies for social good, women empowerment and sustainability. Fluent in English, Hindi, Gujarati (elementary proficiency in Tamil). Willing to locate anywhere for the right opportunity.
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Area of Expertise:
  • Agriculture, Livelihoods, Microfinance, Rural, Urban
  • Monitoring, Evaluation, Policy, Research
  • Private Sector, Corporate Social Responsibility
  • Trade, Finance, Economics, Cooperation, Global
Professional Experience:
Worked as a Graduate Consultant in a team Project at LSE, delivering a 10,000 word report on the "State of the digtial economy in Africa and its potential to generate youth employment) for the International Labor Organization. - (6 months)

Extensive work in data and analytics and developing key insights for business using statistical modelling. - (14 months)

Internship at Business Standard and worked under an investigative journalist exploring the Indian economy, financial sector monitoring and social entrepreneurship. - (2 months)
Education:
Dual Masters - MSc. Development Management from London School of Economics (focusing on gender & labor markets, health economics and forecasting, and Randomized Control Trials. Consultancy project with International Labor Organization on Digital Economies in Africa and potential to generate youth employment).

MSc. Economics (Quantitative Finance) from Madras School of Economics (focusing on Indian banking system, monetary policies of the government of India and econometrics).


Strong quantitative and qualitative research background in economics. Very good with research and familiar with statistical programming software like R, Python and Spectrum.
Affiliations and Achievements:
- Winner of Mock planning commission contest organized by Lady Shri Ram College

- General Secretary of Department of Economics, Maitreyi college. Responsible for the organizing the department festival. Founder of college newsletter - Ekonomiska.

- Member of editorial board for Madras School of Economic's annual magazine, Athena.

- Blog writer for the International Development Department, London School of Economics.

- Active participant for the International Coastal Cleanup Day, to raise awareness for cleaner coastlines in India.

Available for:
  • Consulting assignments
  • Job opportunities
  • Internships / Fellowships

    Years of Experience:
    0-2 years
    Highest Qualification:
    Masters
    Languages:
    English, Hindi, Gujarati, Tamil
    Nationality:
    Indian
    LinkedIn Profile: www.linkedin.com/in/nilanjana-bargotra-0703
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