Senior Research Fellow
Anjana Rajagopalan is currently a Policy Analyst with the Centre for Budget and Governance Accountability in Delhi. She is a trained economist with a PhD in Labour Economics from Jawaharlal Nehru University, Delhi. Her doctoral thesis focused on workforce diversification patterns and trends in India since the 1980s, stressing on drivers of structural change in India’s employment scenario over time and also investigating the premature deindustrialization hypothesis in India. Anjana’s research has been a synthesis of theoretical and empirical investigations along with contemporary policy dynamics on the subjects of employment, skills, migration and urbanisation. She has worked as a Young Professional with the erstwhile Planning Commission of India in the Perspective Planning Division. She is also a guest researcher at the University of Cologne.