Protap Mukherjee is a Quantitative Research Associate at Young Lives India and works on education, child labour and poverty. He has an MSc in Geography from Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi and a MPS (Master of Population Studies) from International Institute for Population Sciences, Mumbai. He also has research experience at Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi. Before joining Young Lives, he worked as research and quantitative associate at the International Institute for Population Sciences, National Population Stabilisation Fund, Microsoft Corporation India and Jawaharlal Nehru University. His research interests include poverty, labour, migration, human development and environmental sustainability.