Shamika Ravi

Member, Prime Minister’s Economic Advisory Council and Director of Research & Senior Fellow - Governance Studies, Brookings India

Shamika Ravi is Director of Research at Brookings India and a Senior Fellow of Governance Studies Program, at Brookings Institution Washington D.C. She is also Member of the Economic Advisory Council to the Prime Minister of India.

Her research focus is on Growth & Entrepreneurship, Financial inclusion, Health, Gender inequality and Urbanisation. Ravi is a visiting professor of Economics at the Indian School of Business where she teaches courses in Game Theory and Microfinance. Ravi publishes extensively in peer-reviewed academic journals and writes regular opinion pieces in major international and Indian newspapers.

Dr. Ravi has a PhD in Economics from New York University and M.A. Economics from Delhi School of Economics. She lives in New Delhi with her husband and two sons.