Kritika is a PhD student in the Department of Economics at the University of New Mexico. She pursued Bachelor of Commerce (B.Com. (hons)) from Shri Ram College of Commerce, University of Delhi and M.Sc. (Economics) from Gokhale Institute of Politics and Economics, Pune, India in 2014 and 2016 respectively. She gained corporate experience for one year at Deloitte AERS India Private Limited in the Analytics function involving work streams such as econometric model validation. She worked for an academic year as an Assistant Professor at Symbiosis School of Economics, Department of Symbiosis International (Deemed University), Pune, India. She is interested in application of quantitative tools and econometric methods in Development Economics and Labor Economics.