Harsh is a Senior Analyst at IDFC Institute. His research focuses on urban projects, particularly with the geospatial lab.
Prior to joining IDFC Institute, he worked as an Economics Teaching Fellow at the NYU Stern School of Business. Harsh has also been a Research Assistant to several NYU professors analysing topics such as ‘Shadow Banking around the World’ and ‘Social Media Entrepreneurship’.
Harsh holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Stern School of Business, New York University. He majored in Business and Political Economy with minors in Computer Science, Mathematics and Public Policy Management. Upon graduation, he was inducted into Beta Gamma Sigma (BGS), the international honorary society of collegiate schools of business. For his honours thesis, Harsh analysed the economic and cultural factors that impact the habit of open defecation in India. After presenting his findings, he was interviewed about his work and featured across NYU Stern’s social platforms. During his time at NYU, Harsh was also a Global Peer Mentor and Global Peer Career Educator, planning and executing various programs for NYU students and alumni around the world.