Prachi is a Senior Research Officer at the International Economic Development Group, ODI. In the last decade, she has worked extensively on empirical analysis of trade policy, digital trade, regional trade agreements, and sustainable growth to inform better policies globally. Her recent research work includes the impact of COVID-19 pandemic on trade, and value chains in Sub-Saharan Africa, as well as countries in Asia-Pacific, and Latin America. She holds a Ph.D. in Economics from the Centre for Economic Studies and Planning, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi. Her doctoral thesis focused on analysing the economic and political determinants of regional integration in Mercado Comun de Sur (Mercosur) in Latin America.