Yashvi Shah

Yashvi is currently reading for the MSc in Comparative Social Policy. She graduated from St. Xavier’s College, Mumbai with the first rank in both her majors Economics (Honours) and Statistics. She has previously held positions of Research and Teaching Assistant, Student Mentor and Panellist for an Economics Seminar. She has worked with organisations such as the Centre for WTO Studies, Government of India to explore her research interests. At DSPI, her thesis primarily focuses on the integration of Happiness as a measure of economic development. She will also conduct research with the Oxford Development Consultancy (in collaboration with Pradan and NITIAAYOG) aimed at implementing mechanisms to increase financial inclusivity in rural India.

She is a recipient of the Dewan R.A. Saigal Scholarship, Fredie A. Mehta Scholarship, Shodhan Prasad Dave Memorial Prize, Cursetjee Framjee Wadia, Sir Sassoon J. David, Bai Rattanbai Bomanji Wadia and the Cowasji Jehangir Readymoney Scholarship.

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