We are an economics research group that raises questions about policies pertaining to a wide range of sectors. Our policy ideas have been published in several national and international news media. Our aim is to continue questioning policy efficacy and create better policy design.



CPL in partnership with Nikore Associates is launching a year-long fellowship for those who wish to explore or build on their skills in the field of public policy. Nikore Associates will be sponsoring one female fellow as part of its advocacy to increase women participation in public policy.

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Mitali Nikore and Mannat Sharma from Nikore Associates presented our paper - "India's missing working women: Tracing the journey of women's economic contribution over the last seven decades, and during COVID-19" at the 2nd Biennial International Conference of the Indian Association for South Asian Studies at the Banaras Hindu University on 15th November 2022.


Milan, in partnership with Girl Up India, Mash Project Foundation and Daily Hunt India organised their 3rd Girl Icon Leadership Summit on 18 October to celebrate International Day of The Girl Child. We are proud that Mitali Nikore was invited as a panelist on the seminar's discussion on 'Promoting Local Entrepreneurship for Rural Women’

Mitali Nikore
Keynote Speaker

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Mitali Nikore (Founder), presented a paper titled, "An Analytical View of Gender-Responsive Budgeting in Pre- and Post-COVID-19 India"co-authored by Geetika Malhotra (Research Manager), Unmuktman Singh (Research Associate), and Ashmita Chowdhury (Research Associate) of Nikore Associates.