Renita D’Souza is a PhD in Economics and a Fellow at Observer Research Foundation, Mumbai, under the Inclusive Growth and SDGs programme. Her research focus is on development economics including environmental and development finance, sustainability issues such as poverty, climate change, resource efficiency and also the Indian economy. She has also worked on the issue of India’s cashless transformation. Her forte lies in quantitative economics and statistical modelling.
She holds a PhD 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.
- Mathematical Economics
- Development Economics
- Associate Fellow, Observer Research Foundation
- Project Fellow, Centre for Computational Social Sciences, UPE, University of Mumbai
- Teaching Assistant, Mumbai School of Economics and Public Policy, University of Mumbai
- PhD 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.
- First Languages - English and Hindi
- Limited Proficiency – Marathi