Monica Dutta

Monica Dutta is a senior manager (specialist) in MSC’s Data & Innovation Domain. She is an economist with over 14 years of experience gained through projects with national and international research firms e.g. IFPRI, TERI, CSIR NISTADS etc. Her areas of expertise include quantitative analysis in areas of development, agriculture, and energy economics, impact assessment, demand forecasting, programme design and evaluation. She specializes in undertaking modelling exercises and projections.

Before joining MSC, Monica Dutta was an Associate Fellow at TERI where she undertook various roles, from programme designing to quantitative assessment and demand analysis. She holds a master’s degree with a specialisation in Economics from the Delhi School of Economics in New Delhi, India. She is fluent in Hindi and English.  

Posts by Monica Dutta

Coping measures for “measurement” in the time of COVID-19

COVID-19 has seen governments across the globe walk a tightrope as they scramble to contain the spread of the disease while keeping the economy stable. In this unprecedented situation, ground-level data for evidence-based decision-making assumes critical significance. This blog looks at five key lessons from MSC’s research on COVID-19.