Work in India with IFMR

Work in India with IFMR

EPoD worked with IFMR to help build an effective state that works for all citizens.

Ishan Tankha

EPoD worked with IFMR to help build an effective state that works for all citizens.

EPoD’s work in India with IFMR was a program founded in 2013 to conduct research-policy engagements in India and Nepal using theory, economic frameworks, and evidence to design more effective policies that work for all citizens, and build capacity to implement them.

The program was a joint effort by Evidence for Policy Design (EPoD) at Harvard Kennedy School and the Institute for Financial Management and Research (IFMR) in India. In 2019, the Harvard-based work linked to IFMR transitioned to Yale University. The team in India continues to be a part of IFMR Society with strategic oversight from Krea University, and in 2020 it was formally renamed Inclusion Economics India Centre. The team in India is now affiliated with Inclusion Economics Yale, a policy-engaged research initiative promoting inclusive institutions, economies, and societies. To learn more about how the work of EPoD India continues through Inclusion Economics, please visit their website,

EPoD India at IFMR photo

This project is implemented by Inclusion Economics Yale in collaboration with Inclusion Economics India Centre at the Institute for Financial Management and Research (IFMR). Prior to the launch of Inclusion Economics Yale, the project was led by Prof. Rohini Pande at Evidence for Policy Design (EPoD) at Harvard Kennedy School.


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