Research Manager (Data), J-PAL South Asia
Mihir Bhaskar is a Research Manager (Data) at J-PAL South Asia where he works on the IDEA initiative, which aims to encourage the use of administrative data for research and policymaking. He is currently engaged on several pilot analytics projects and capacity-building efforts with the Government of Tamil Nadu, while helping develop protocols for the secure and efficient use of large admin data.
Prior to joining J-PAL in 2017, he worked as an intern at IFMR Rural Finance in Chennai to model rural credit demand. Mihir holds a Bachelor's of Arts in Economics from the University of Cambridge.