Ritwika Sen graduated as an Economics major from St. Stephen’s College, University of Delhi (India) in 2012, where she was the President of the Economics Society. She received the Inlaks Scholarship 2012-13 to study an M.Sc in Economics at the London School of Economics and Political Science starting in October the same year. Previously she has interned at the Foundation for Agrarian Studies (Kolkata) and is currently working as part of the projects team at the Avignam Group, New Delhi. Her primary academic interest centers around the study of institutions, both formal and informal, and their impact on the policy discourse.

Uganda Tries to Double Down on its Demographic Dividend

September 25, 2012

The example of Uganda illustrates how important appropriate measures are in order for a society to benefit from a predominantly young population. Uganda has one of the youngest populations in the world; with 49.9% of its population between 0-14 years of age, the median age of the population currently stands...

Pondering Poverty

August 07, 2012

Though the creation of Millennium Development Goals has proved successful on certain fronts, specifically in increasing access to water and healthcare in some countries, many of the world’s poorest people continue to suffer from problems including unstable food and fuel prices and food shortages. It is crucial to evaluate the...