Renita D’souza

Associate Fellow

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Renita D’souza is an Associate Fellow at ORF Mumbai and works in the domain of economics. Currently, she is working on the economics of heritage conservation in Mumbai and India’s journey to becoming a cashless economy. She is also interested in issues relating to poverty and India’s trade relations.

She holds a Ph.D. in economics from the Mumbai School of Economics and Public Policy, University of Mumbai. Her thesis titled “Hypothesis Testing in Economics: A Critical Approach” is dedicated to discussion on philosophical, epistemological and methodological issues relating to hypothesis appraisal, and the evidential and inferential process in economics.

Expertise

  • Econometrics
  • Mathematical Economics

Past Position(s)

  • Project Fellow, Centre for Computational Social Sciences, UPE, University of Mumbai
  • Teaching Assistant, Mumbai School of Economics and Public Policy, University of Mumbai

Education

  • Ph.D. Economics, Mumbai School of Economics and Public Policy, University of Mumbai
  • MA Economics, University of Mumbai
  • BA Economics and Statistics, St. Xavier’s College, University of Mumbai.

Language Fluency

  • First Languages - English and Hindi
  • Limited Proficiency – Marathi