Neha Sinha is Assistant Director at IDFC Institute. In addition to her management responsibilities, she leads research on criminal justice with a focus on policing, and use of behavioural insights to frame policy interventions. Prior to joining IDFC Institute, Neha worked as an Economist with national level commodity derivatives exchanges in Mumbai where her primary role was policy advocacy aimed at market development, macroeconomic research and support to awareness initiatives.
Earlier, she has worked with JPMorgan’s Investment Bank-Collateral Risk in Mumbai. Her other areas of work include livelihood analysis of a nomadic tribe from a national park in Uttarakhand to gauge resource accessibility of the rehabilitated community at relocation sites. Neha also briefly participated in conducting a case study on social cost and benefit of Delhi Metro at the Institute of Economic Growth, Delhi. She has co-authored a research paper on commodity index development, published in a peer reviewed journal. Neha holds a Master of Arts degree in Economics from Gokhale Institute of Politics and Economics, Pune and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics from Lady Shri Ram College for Women, University of Delhi.