Ayona Bhattacharjee is an Assistant Professor of Economics at O.P. Jindal Global Business School in Haryana, India. She is a Fellow from the Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore in the area of Economics and Social Sciences. Previously, she received a Master's degree in Economics from Jawaharlal Nehru University and a Bachelor's degree in Economics from Calcutta University. Her current research interests include development economics and economic growth.