Deeksha Kokas is currently a Consultant at the World Bank’s Poverty Global Practice. Her current research covers trade, poverty, jobs and digitization. She has also worked on finance and private sector issues as part of the World Bank’s Development Research Group and Trade and Competitiveness practice. Outside the World Bank, she has experience in conducting impact evaluations as part of J-PAL South Asia. She received a master’s degree in economics from University College London in 2014.