Associate Economist
Arpitha Bykere - IIF

Arpitha Bykere works in the IIF’s Executive Office, providing research support and contributing to the Institute’s work on Financial Inclusion. Previously, Arpitha worked in the IIF’s Global Macroeconomic Analysis department, focusing on the Japanese economy, the EM Bank Lending Conditions Survey and cross-emerging market issues. Prior to joining the IIF, she worked at Roubini Global Economics, a macroeconomic research firm in New York, covering the U.S. economy and later Emerging Asia. Arpitha also interned in the International Economics Division of India’s Planning Commission.


Arpitha holds a Bachelor’s Degree with Honors in Economics from the University of Delhi and a Master’s Degree in Economics from Syracuse University, New York.