Author is currently working as an Assistant Professor in the Departmnet of West Asian and North African Studies, Aligarh Muslim Univerity. She has obtained her Ph.D. in Economics from the Dept. of Economics Aligarh Muslim University. She has published research articles in international and national journals of academic repute and chapters in various books. She has been invited to present papers and deliver lectures at international and national conferences, workshops, courses and by government organisations. Her area of interest includes political economy of West Asia, Human Resource development, statistical methods, developmental economics and economics of education.