Kunal Mangal is a Visiting Fellow at the Centre for Sustainable Employment at Azim Premji University and a recipient of the Weiss Fund Postdoctoral Fellowship. He graduated from Harvard University with a PhD in Public Policy in 2021.
His research focuses on labour markets in developing countries, with a specific focus on India. Recently he has been studying how the competition for government jobs through merit-based exams interacts with the rest of the labour market.
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