B.A. (University of Delhi);
M.A. (Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi);
M.Phil (Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi);
Ph.D. (NIEPA, New Delhi)
Manika Bora is a development economist by training, and has recently submitted her PhD thesis at the National Institute of Educational Planning and Administration (NIEPA), New Delhi. Her doctoral research is an empirical examination of intergenerational mobility and the persisting influence of social origins and parental characteristics in educational and economic outcomes in rural eastern India. Her primary areas of interest lie at the intersections of social identity (especially gender and caste), education and inequality. She has extensive experience in research and teaching with public policy and social science institutions.