Bachelor in Economics with honors, St. Stephen's College, Delhi, 1985. Master of Business Administration, Indian Institute Management, Ahmedabad, 1987. Master Public Affairs, Princeton University, 1989.
Summer intern American Express, New Delhi, India, 1986. Assistant division manager Minerals/Metals Trading Corporation India, 1987. Summer intern Asian Development Bank, Manila, 1988.
Economics tutor Princeton (New Jersey) University, 1988. Associate economist WEFA Group, Bala Cynwyd, Pennsylvania, 1989-1990, economist, since 1990.
Member American Economic Association, American Committee Asian Economic Studies.