Vibhuti Mendiratta is Senior Technical Specialist in the Research and Impact Assessment Division of IFAD. Her key area of interest is to understand policies that can best reach and help poor households and promote gender equality.
Prior to joining IFAD, Vibhuti worked as a Senior Economist in the Poverty and Equity unit of The World Bank where she engaged in research on issues related to poverty, inequality and gender as well as in policy dialogue with Statistical offices and Ministries of Finance of countries in Middle East, North Africa and East Africa. She has worked on topics related to survey design and data collection; poverty and inequality measurement as well as prepared country reports such as poverty assessments; Poverty and Social Impact Analyses and country diagnostics.
Vibhuti holds a Master’s degree in Public Policy and a Ph.D. degree in Economics from the Paris School of Economics.