Arushi Gupta is a Research Associate at CPR and is a part of the ‘Scaling City Institutions for India: Sanitation (SCI-FI)’ team. Her research focuses on analysing the extent of private sector participation in the sanitation service provision and evaluating the financial viability of desludging operations through business modelling exercises. She is also engaged in exploring alternative financing avenues for businesses involved in sanitation service delivery and identifying models to enable efficiency maximisation.
Before joining CPR, she completed her MSc in International Business Economics and Finance from the Gokhale Institute of Politics and Economics, Pune. During her Master’s, she undertook projects concerning public policy and behavioural finance, and also acquired a keen interest in developmental finance. She possesses an undergraduate degree in BA (Hons) in Economics from Delhi University.