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Willing to supervise doctoral students

Economics of Corruption and Governance, Inequality, Vulnerability and Poverty

 

Research interests

I work in the broad area of development economics. One of my long-standing research interests is the study of governance and corruption in the context of economic development. I use theoretical, empirical and experimental methods to understand corruption and to work towards better corruption-control mechanisms. I also work on the conceptualisation and measurement of vulnerability.  I have worked on issues related to inequality and its ramifications. 

Teaching interests

I teach Development Economics at various levels. Besides this, I teach core microeconomic theory courses. I am developing a course on law and economics. 

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 1 - No Poverty
  • SDG 8 - Decent Work and Economic Growth
  • SDG 10 - Reduced Inequalities
  • SDG 16 - Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions

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