Kasturi Kandalam

19 August - 19 November 2019 | Profile shared during internship at IIHS


2019    BA Economics (Hons), Azim Premji University, Bengaluru


Kasturi is fascinated by the relationship between policy making and how it affects the state’s dynamic. Her honors thesis is on understanding the political Economy of Software Industry in Erstwhile Unified Andhra Pradesh.  She is interested in Development Economics, International Trade and using econometric methods to understand how data behaves.


At IIHS, Kasturi is working with the Urban Informatics Lab on PEAK – Mapping Bangalore’s Industrial Transformation; and on the Hungry Cities project. Her interests outside academia include carpentry, running and playing mridangam.