Purvaja Modak is an Associate Fellow at the Centre For Social and Economic Progress, New Delhi. Her research focuses on issues of geoeconomics – global economic governance, international trade and finance, economic diplomacy and multilateral financial institutions. She has previously worked as a Non-Resident Senior Research Fellow at the Boston University Global Development Policy Centre in Boston, USA, as the Programme Manager for Business and Policy at the Asia Society India Centre in Mumbai, as a Research Fellow, International Relations – Geoeconomics at the Centre for Public Policy Research (CPPR) in Kochi and as a Researcher for Geoeconomic Studies and the Manager of the Research Office at Gateway House: Indian Council on Global Relations, a Mumbai based foreign policy think tank working at the intersection of business and foreign policy.
She was a fellow at the 2nd G20 Global Leadership Programme 2019, hosted by the Korean Development Institute (KDI) and the Korean Ministry of Strategy and Finance. Purvaja has also held Research Assistant and Research Associate positions in her academic departments at both Bachelors and Masters levels. She holds a Masters degree in Economics (MA) from the University of Mumbai with a focus on international trade, finance and regional monetary arrangements and a Bachelors Degree in Economics (BA) from Jai Hind College, Mumbai.
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