Ankit’s interests include public policy and WASH. His key research areas include public private partnerships and urban infrastructure with a focus on solid waste management. Ankit has served as a teaching assistant at IIT Bombay and co-authored ‘Public Private Partnerships in Urban Water Supply and Municipal Solid Waste Management: Potential and Strategies’. He has also contributed to papers and articles for international conferences and economic journals. These include the International Academy of Business and Public Administration Disciplines (IABPAD) Conference (Oct. 2012) and the International Journal of Applied Economics and Econometrics (2014). Ankit holds a master’s degree in economics from the University of Hyderabad in addition to an M.Phil in planning and development from IIT Bombay.