Yazad Jal is Fellow, Economic Policy at the Takshashila Institution. Before joining Takshashila in June 2018, he worked as a management consultant in the United States with McKinsey and Company and IBM’s Global Business Services. Previous to that he was active in the non-profit sector in India, serving as CEO of Praja Foundation in Mumbai and as a Research Associate with the Centre for Civil Society, New Delhi.
Yazad has an MBA from Yale University and a BA (Econ) from St. Xavier’s College, Mumbai University.
At Takshashila, Yazad’s research focuses on India’s job crisis, cost benefit analysis and defense economics. He writes the Jobscape, a weekly column for the online magazine Pragati. Yazad also guest lectures at the GCPP and GCSS courses.
The Seen and the Unseen with Amit Varma. Episode 87: Where are the jobs?
The Pragati Podcast with Pavan Srinath and Hamsini Hariharan. Episode 49: The Rightness of Rights
The Seen and the Unseen with Amit Varma. Episode 55: Defending the Indefensible
On Libertarianism (guest lecture)
Demand and Supply
International Economic Institutions
Trade Policy (forthcoming)