Founded in 2018, we

specialise in socio-economic

& development research

The DRF strives to be a leading economics research organisation in India with a focus on policy issues. We aim to provide solutions to development challenges based on rigorous evidence, while ensuring cost-effectiveness and scalability. We endeavour to explore innovative ideas from academia, business and public policy, and translate them into actionable plans.

Our Focus Sectors

Labour Markets & Industrialisation

Gender & Education

Climate Change Economics



Our Research

Do Children Play on a Level Playing Field...
- Sanyal, 2020
Financial Agglomeration & Carbon Emissions...
- Gu and Qian, 2020
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We operate globally and are registered in Dehradun, Uttarakhand, India