Sushmita Samaddar is a Research Analyst at the World Bank’s Development Impact Evaluation (DIME) Governance Unit. She manages research projects in the public procurement program which aims to build global knowledge and evidence on public procurement reforms through using administrative data and surveys of procurement officials and firms. Her work in procurement research includes providing data-driven diagnostics to support reforms in national public procurement systems, conducting global studies on procurement practices and building capacity on data analytics with government officials. She has also worked on research in organizational efficiency, governance, and environmental policy. She holds a Master’s in Public Policy from Duke University with a specialization in Environmental Policy.