Rakshith S. Ponnathpur

Research Associate

Rakshith is a Research Associate with the Household Finance Research Initiative. He has completed his Master’s degree in Public Policy from National Law School of India University, Bengaluru. For his dissertation, he worked on proposing a new framework for intra-state fiscal devolutions for the redressal of regional imbalance in Karnataka. Previously, he has worked as a Trainee Decision Scientist at the big-data business analytics firm, Mu Sigma Business Solutions. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science Engineering from R V College of Engineering, Bengaluru. While his interest areas in the policy space include Economics and Public Finance, he is passionate about working at the intersection of data analytics and policy, and most of his internships during grad school and current research work lie here.