About the Author
Arpita Mukherjee is a Professor at ICRIER. She has over 25 years of experience in policy-oriented research, working closely with the government in India and policymakers in the European Commission and its member states, United States (US), Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and in East Asian countries. She has conducted studies for international organisations, Indian industry associations, non-government organisations and companies.
Her areas of expertise include trade and investment, trade agreements, services, special economic zones, economic corridors, retail and food supply chain, start-ups and entrepreneurs, e-commerce, and cross-border labour mobility. She specialises in sector and product-specific market trends, go-to market strategies, and government policies.
Dr Mukherjee has a Ph.D in Economics from the University of Portsmouth, UK, and prior to joining ICRIER, she worked with the UK-based think tank, Policy Studies Institute, and taught at the University of Portsmouth. She has over 80 publications, including in national and international referred journals, books and book chapters and government reports. Dr. Mukherjee is a member of various government committees and policy panels and is on the editorial board of 10 journals. She has presented her work in various conferences and seminars and is on the advisory board of industry associations and non-government organisations. She is a regular contributor to newspapers and magazines.