RITIKA DIVEKAR

City

Mumbai, Maharashtra

Education Background

Bachelor's in Economics from Jai Hind College, Mumbai

Achievements

I have secured the first place in the Young Economists' Research Competition in Mumbai and the N.C Ray Paper Presentation Competition in Delhi. I have also received the "Outstanding Academics with a Focus on Research" award from Jai Hind College in 2019 and 2020.

Interests/ Hobbies

I like to play table tennis. I also enjoy dabbling in musical instruments in my spare time. I used to volunteer as a teacher to kids aged 11-14 and a research mentor to younger undergraduate students.

Field of Interest

I am intrigued by the applications of Economics and its intersections with subjects like computer science and psychology. I am currently interested in studying the impact of changing patterns in human behavior on economic and financial decision-making.

Post MDAE Plans

I plan to continue pursuing research and gain professional experience as a Behavioral Researcher or Economist.

Research Experience / Projects

  1. I have worked on projects involving Gender and Economics, Financial Inclusion and contributed towards designing a Randomized Controlled Trial.
  2. As a part of my most recent individual research efforts, I have co-authored and presented a research paper on The Economics of Motherhood.