Aarushi is a Research Associate with the Social Protection Initiative. She has completed her Master’s degree in Public Policy from National Law School of India University, Bangalore. Her Master’s dissertation involved a comprehensive review of Environmental Impact Assessment Procedures in India and the case law related to it. Previously, she worked as an Associate Consultant at Ernst & Young in their Fraud Investigation & Dispute Services team. She holds a Bachelor’s (Hons) degree in Economics from Christ University, Bangalore. Her academic and professional pursuits have exposed her to a wide range of research areas, including environmental governance, health insurance, and anti-corruption initiatives.