Shruti Agarwal is a Research Associate at J-PAL South Asia. She is currently working on a randomized evaluation of a large-scale program to improve foundational skills and school-readiness through introducing kindergarten in the public school system in Tamil Nadu. Prior to joining J-PAL, Shruti was an intern at J-PAL working on evaluations of several nutrition and education interventions.
Shruti holds a master’s degree in economics from Ashoka University and a bachelor’s degree in Business Studies with specialization in Finance from the University of Delhi. Her academic interests are in the fields of political economy of education and economics of discrimination.