Contributor : Profile
Sanjib Pohit is a Senior Fellow at NCAER (National Council of Applied Economic Research). He is an experienced modeller in the area of trade and environment with 20 years of modelling experience. His domain of research experience includes trade, energy, environment, climate change, and South Asian integration. Previously, he had worked with Council of Scientific & Industrial Research (CSIR): National Institute of Science, Technology & Development Studies as Professor AcSIR & Senior Principal Scientist. He has served as a member of several committees of Government of India including Climate Change Modelling group of Ministry of Environment & Forests. He was educated at the Indian Statistical Institute.
Posts by Sanjib Pohit
Identifying the binding constraints of agricultural growth in Bihar
Out of the seven-year period set for doubling of farmers’ income by the government, four full agricultural years have already gone. This article identifies the binding constraints on farmers’ inco...
- Elumalai Kannan Sanjib Pohit
- 16 March, 2020
India’s R&D expenditure: Composition matters
While gross expenditure on R&D in India has been on the rise in recent years, it is dominated by public investment. In this post, Sanjib Pohit contends that the current system of allocating public fun...
- Sanjib Pohit
- 18 April, 2018
‘Nowcasting’ the Indian economy: A new approach to know the now-GDP
Bhadury and Pohit describe NCAER’s new ‘nowcasting’ model, which seeks to predict India’s GDP numbers at frequent intervals − typically on a monthly or quarterly basis − by exploiting the ...
- Soumya Bhadury Sanjib Pohit
- 12 January, 2018