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Thursday, September 17, 2020

Ruchika Chaudhary

Ruchika Chaudhary

Ruchika Chaudhary is a Senior Research fellow at the Initiative for What Works to Advance Women and Girls in the Economy (IWWAGE). She has a doctorate in Economics from the Centre for the Study of Regional Development, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi. Before joining IWWAGE, Ruchika has worked with the International Labour Organization’s (ILO) Regional office for Asia and the Pacific, Bangkok, and ILO’s Decent Work Team for South Asia and Country Office for India, New Delhi. She has also worked for the University of Manchester’s research project on ‘Use of Blockchain in ending Child labour’, taught undergraduate courses on economics at the University of Delhi, and conducted research on ‘urban poverty’ at the Institute of Economic Growth, and the National Institute of Urban Affairs. Ruchika Chaudhary is an opinion columnist for the CEOWORLD magazine. Follow her on LinkedIn.
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