Wide range of online courses to choose from. Exposure to cutting edge thoughts in Economics, Finance, Public Policy and Data Analytics

An immersive “LIVE” online experience. Interact, engage and debate with faculty and peers.

Certificate of completion from Meghnad Desai Academy of Economics

Life-long access to notes, recordings and the MDAE network

Upcoming Courses

Data Visualisation: The why & how?

Mr. Amlesh Kanekar
(30+ years of global IT experience, Ex - Oracle)

Dates: 7th – 9th August

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Epidemics & Indian History

Professor Tirthankar Roy
(Department of Economic History, London School of Economics)

Dates: 13th – 16th August

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Getting started with research

Mr. Anirudh Tagat
(Monk Prayogshala, Pursuing Ph.D. IITB-Monash)

Dates: 21st – 23rd August

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Bond Market Fundamentals

Ameya Abhyankar
(12+ Years Experience, Ex Nomura Research, Deloitte)

Dates: 28th – 30th August

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How to value a business?

Mrs. Prachi Ganu
(18+ years in Financial Markets, Ex – JP Morgan & ICICI)

Dates: 4th – 6th September

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Past Courses

Economics of Pandemics

Dr. Abhinay Muthoo
(Professor of Economics, University of Warwick, London)

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Geopolitics Post COVID-19

Ms. Manjeet Kripalani
(Executive Director and co-founder - Gateway House)

Mr. Amit Bhandari
(Fellow, Energy and Environment Studies - Gateway House)

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Data Analysis with R Programming

Dr. Sandhya Krishnan
(Assistant Professor at Meghnad Desai Academy of Economics)

Dr. Ishita Ghoshal
(Assistant Professor at Fergusson College)

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Math Made Easy

Prof. Shailesh Goregaokar
(Double Masters, Math & Computer Science – IIT Bombay)

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Nudge: How Policy influences Behavior

Dr. Shagata Mukherjee
(Associate Professor at Meghnad Desai Academy)

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Ideas of Great Economists

Lord Meghnad Desai
(Chairman, MDAE & Professor Emeritus, LSE)

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Meghnad Desai Academy of Economics

MDAE was founded by some of the leading economists of India in 2015. Our Post Graduate Diploma programs are jointly offered with Gokhale Institute of Politics & Economics (GIPE) Pune. MDAE has been established as an institution of excellence to provide students with the academic rigour and applied skills to meet the needs of a dynamic and globalized workplace. In our programs, we train you to expand your knowledge and advance your career. We constantly evolve and develop our programs based on market-oriented learning outcomes.

MDAE alumni are working in diverse roles in industry leading companies such as JP Morgan, Morgan Stanley, Deloitte, Fractal Analytics, MU Sigma, Reliance, Piramal, Praxis etc while others have gone to pursue further education at foreign universities such as LSE, Rutger, Oxford, Columbia, Harvard to name a few.

At Meghnad Desai Academy, we strive to build a solid foundation based on our 4 principals Rigour – Agility – Access – Integrity


Intense classroom teaching focused on developing critical thinking and analytical skills. Continuous and varied evaluation process.


Dynamic, industry driven curriculum that moves with the times.


Learn from the best, Mentorship and regular interactions with industry veterans.


What we say is what we do.