Devashish Deshpande
Description: Devashish Deshpande obtained his Masters in Economics from University of Warwick and Bachelors in Economics from University of Madras. He is currently leading the Public opinionin and Policy research with the Social and Rural Research Institute, a specialist unit of IMRB International. His research interests include policy communications and he has delivered a Guest Lecture in Communication Research at Indian Institute of Foreign Trade, New Delhi. He has previously been an intern with NGOs like DISHA and CPPR where he studied issues related to land and livelihood of tribal population in Gujarat. Mr. Deshpande also likes learning new languages and travelling. He aspires to establish an advocacy firm that uses rigorous academic research to guide policy needs.