Gaurav Tripathi joined IFPRI on September 5, 2011 as Research Analyst in project “Trade, Agricultural Policies and Structural Changes in India’s Agrifood System; Implications for National and Global Markets”. Prior to this, he worked in the field of agricultural economics in institutions like National Institute of Rural Development (NIRD), Indian Council for Research on International Economic Relations (ICRIER) and National Centre for Agricultural Economics and Policy Research (NCAP). He has also worked at the Department of Management Studies, Indian Institute of Technology Delhi. He is an MBA from the University of Lucknow. He has publications in journals and newspaper. He is involved in studies like ‘Socioeconomic impact of mobile phones in India’, ‘Livestock feed-balance and its environmental implications’, ‘Agricultural Science and Technology Indicators’, ‘Strategy for development of hill-districts of Uttarakhand State’, ‘Can horticulture be a success story for India’ and ‘Diversification of Agriculture in South-Asia’. He has conducted surveys of farmers in various parts of India. He is an expert in extraction-procedure of unit-level data of National Sample Survey Organization and has given a presentation on the same topic at the Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee.