Atish Kumar

Indraprastha Institute of Information Technology, Delhi

Atish is currently a second-year Ph.D. student at Indraprastha Institute of Information Technology, Delhi, India. He is interested in applying computational techniques to study questions in the area of macroeconomics. For his dissertation, he is planning on assessing the current landscape of DSGE models and then developing a model that tries to improve on the existing ones using ideas from complexity theory and agent-based modeling. Before joining the Ph.D. program, Atish worked in the Risk Strategy Division at HSBC, Bangalore. His background is in economics with a masters from the University of Hyderabad, India, and a bachelor's from Symbiosis International University, Pune. Outside of work, he is an avid quizzer and enjoys playing cricket.