• Conducted research on vocational training and skilling in India, including state-wise analysis of vocational training programs. • Led research on decision making process...more for youth in non-governmental training programs. • Wrote proposals for new projects on vocational training. • Set up internal data management system. • Conducted technical interviews for hiring of Research Associates. • Designed a training module on statistics and R. Conducted training for new hires based on the same.
Researcher, Social Protection and Labour Team
2014 - 2015 (over 1 year)
• Designed questionnaires for the survey including demographic, educational psycho-social variables. • Supervised statewide data collection for 4,500 surveys at the individual...more and household level and 150 surveys at the village and town level. • Conducted data cleaning including deciding weights and running descriptive analysis to guide research effort. • Modeled factors that affected education attendance and labour market outcomes for adolescent girls using logit regressions.
Senior Research Associate
2012 - 2014 (almost 2 years)
• Managed two randomized control trials studying financial access and financial literacy. • Managed partner engagement including coordination for data collection. •...more Oversaw design and building of a mobile platform to disseminate financial access content. • Designed baseline surveys and managed field teams to collect and validate data. • Designed and implemented electronic questionnaires using Open Data Kit and SurveyCTO. • Conducted regression and descriptive analysis.
I've been the lead manager in-charge of operations, research design and analysis for large scale research projects. In all cases, I have delivered high quality data and helped craft relevant and useful research questions.