Shamika Ravi

Shamika Ravi

Senior Fellow - Governance Studies Program, Brookings Institution
Member of the Economic Advisory Council to the Prime Minister of India
Ph.D., New York University

Dr. Ravi is a Senior Fellow of Governance Studies Program, at Brookings India and Brookings Institution Washington D.C. She is also Member of the Economic Advisory Council to the Prime Minister of India.

She leads the Development Economics research vertical at Brookings India, where the focus is on financial inclusion, health, gender inequality and urbanisation. Dr. Ravi is a visiting professor of Economics at the Indian School of Business where she teaches courses in Game Theory and Microfinance.

She is affiliated with the Financial Access Initiative of New York University and is an independent director on the board of Microcredit Ratings International Limited. She was part of the Enforcement Directorate of Microfinance Institutions Network in India and has served as independent director on boards of several leading microfinance institutions.