Director General, NCAER & Member of the Economic Advisory Council to the Prime Minister (EAC-PM)
Poonam Gupta is the Director General of National Council of Applied Economic Research (NCAER) and a member of the Economic Advisory Council to the Prime Minister (EAC-PM). Before joining NCAER, she was the Lead Economist, Global Macro and Market Research at the International Finance Corporation; and the Lead Economist for India at the World Bank. Before this, she has been a Reserve Bank of India Chair, professor at the National Institute of Public Finance and Policy, professor at the Indian Council for Research on International Economics Relations (ICRIER), Associate Professor in the Department of Economics at the Delhi School of Economics, and an Economist at the International Monetary Fund. Her research has been published in leading scholarly journals and featured in The Economist, The Financial Times, and The Wall Street Journal. She holds a PhD in International Economics from the University of Maryland, USA and a Masters in Economics from the Delhi School of Economics, University of Delhi.