Sweta has a B.A. Economics from Ramjas College, University of Delhi, an MA in Development Studies from Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai, and an MSc. in Economics from Trinity College Dublin, Ireland.
She has extensive experience in low- and middle-income countries and has lived and worked in India and Ghana. She has worked with several governments in past few years, including the Department of Employment Affairs and Social Protection, Government of Ireland and the Ghana Statistical Service, Government of Ghana.
Between 2018-2020, she was an Overseas Development Institute fellow at the Ghana statistical Service, where she was involved in data analysis of the Census of Agriculture and the planning, preparation, and preparatory fieldwork for the first digital Population and Housing Census of Ghana.
Sweta has also worked with innovative methods to bridge the gaps in data in traditional survey methods with respect to gender, such as citizen-generated data on gender-based violence. At the Government of Ireland, she worked on impact evaluation of the schemes for activation of the long-term unemployed in Ireland using quasi-experimental impact evaluation techniques.
She brings strong quantitative abilities along with a deep understanding of economics and its intersection with other such as gender, financial inclusion, and economic development.