Mridusmita is part of the Public Finance on Education Financing. Prior to this, she worked in the area of Indian consumer economy. Her key areas of research include the Indian labour market, education, and health. In the consumer economy space, she has done extensive quantitative analysis on how Indian household sector's consumption expenditure has evolved over the last two decades and its heterogeneity across different types of consumers and geographies within India. She has also tracked various macro-economic trends using National Accounts Statistics data. Mridusmita is a mechanical engineer by training and has a Master's Degree in Economics.