Asha Banerjee

Doctoral Student, Program in Population Studies
219 Wallace Hall

Asha Banerjee enters the Population Studies and Social Policy program from the Chief Economist’s Office at the U.S. Department of Labor where she was an economic analyst. Previously she was an analyst on the research team at the Economic Policy Institute. Asha’s research interests focus on labor and the historical development and persistence of racial disparities and structural inequality in the economy. She hopes to analyze the roles migration and demographic change play, as well as the power and limitations of government and other institutional interventions. 


B.A. Economics and History with a minor in Classics, Columbia University, 2020

MPhil with distinction Economic and Social History, University of Oxford, 2021

Start Date
Fall 2023