Deeksha Kokas

PhD candidate in Economics at Nanyang Technological University

Deeksha Kokas is currently a PhD candidate in Economics at NTU, Singapore. She was previously working as an Extended Term Consultant at the World Bank’s Poverty Global Practice in Washington DC. Her research interest covers trade, poverty, jobs and digitization. She has also worked on finance and private sector issues as part of the World Bank’s Development Research Group and Trade and Competitiveness practice. Outside the World Bank, she has experience in conducting impact evaluations as part of J-PAL South Asia. She received a master’s degree in economics from University College London in 2014.