Shankar Chandra Dey works closely with the Productivity Data Collection & Survey team on IPA'S RMG Industry Productivity Project, addressing the financial inclusion of Bangladeshi women, ready-made garment factory workers. Shankar collects, documents, and stores RMG productivity data as per policy. He provides guidelines about the interpretation of data for members to process and analyze. Additionally, Shankar is responsible for planning and coordinating research projects, recruiting and training field staff, designing survey templates, and survey data cleaning. He has also supervised field coordination activities. Shankar has an MSS in Economics from the Asian University of Bangladesh.