Priyanka Arora is a visiting faculty at Ashoka. She got her PhD in Economics from the Delhi School of Economics in 2021. Her research interests include topics in Macro Development Theory. She has worked on the role of culture in the economy, its interactions with the economic sphere and the implications of these on economic development. She is currently working on diverse projects related to rural livelihoods and development and also consumption and income inequality in India.
She has taught reputed undergraduate colleges at Delhi University in the past including Shri Ram College of Commerce, Jesus and Mary College and Kirori Mal College. She received her master’s degree from the Delhi School of Economics and a Bachelors from Kirori Mal College, University of Delhi.