Deepak Singhania is Research Fellow at EPoD India. His is working on several research and training projects in Nepal and India. In Nepal, he is involved in exploratory research to understand its changing political scenario and associated labour market dynamics. In the future he plans to continue exploring how better governance through informed policymaking can ensure economic development. His research examines how decentralized governance can be leveraged to achieve inclusive growth and overall development. He holds a Ph.D. from the University of California, Riverside (UCR). His research interests are in Development Economics and Applied Microeconomics.