Sneha is a Senior Associate at IDFC Institute. She is also a co-founder of the research firm InsightsApplied and has previously consulted with Sattva, OPM and IFMR. Prior to joining IDFC Institute, she worked as an Economist with the Ministries of Finance of the Gambia and Liberia in their departments of Macroeconomic Policy and Public Debt Management respectively. She has read the MPhil in Economics at the University of Oxford and wrote her dissertation on labour policy in India. Apart from her interest in public finance and labour, Sneha's policy research experience includes food security, gender and education. She holds a bachelors in economics and mathematics and a PGD in applied statistics from the University of Mumbai.