CDES Resident and Non-Resident Fellows

NamePositionDepartmentCurrent research area
Fahreen AlamgirSenior LecturerDepartment of ManagementPoverty, governance, gender issues, global value chains and employment relations
Ashani AmarasingheResearch FellowSoDa Laboratories Political economy, network empirics, institutions, conflict and development.
Ayushi BajajSenior LecturerDepartment of EconomicsMacro and monetary economics with a focus on theoretical analysis
Dyuti BanerjeeSenior LecturerDepartment of EconomicsGame theory, industrial organization and labor economics
Edward BuckinghamProfessorMonash Business SchoolStrategy, entrepreneurship, international business and change management
Janjala ChirakijjaLecturerEconometrics and Business StatisticsLabor economics, applied microeconomics
Chongwoo ChoeProfessor and DirectorCentre for Global BusinessBig data analytics, dynamic pricing, and online privacy
Silvio ContessiAssociate ProfessorBanking and FinanceBanking, macro-finance, and international finance
Alice De Jonge Director, Asia Pacific Regulation Research Group Department of Business Law & Taxation International law and Asian and comparative law perspectives to explore regulatory challenges in managing issues of development and sustainability.
Qingyuan DuSenior LecturerDepartment of EconomicsInternational economics, macroeconomics, Chinese economy
Lata GangadharanProfessorDepartment of EconomicsExperimental economics, incentives and preferences
Samanthi Gunawardana Senior Lecturer Gender and Development
Director, Master of International Development Practice
Monash Gender Peace and Security Centre The impact of development policy on employment systems, labour, and livelihoods among rural women in South Asia, with a particular emphasis on gender, development and labour in Sri Lanka.
MD Khalid HossainResearch FellowDepartment of Human Centred ComputingCommunity informatics, environmental informatics, sustainability informatics, climate action, natural resource management, international business strategy, and governance.
Brett InderProfessorEconometrics and Business StatisticsDevelopmental economics, econometrics
Stephen KingProfessorMonash Business SchoolMicroeconomic theory, competition economics, regulation and industrial organization
Claudio LabancaLecturerDepartment of Economics The field of labour economics and cover a variety of topics, including wage and productivity differentials across firms, the effects of taxation on the supply of labor and the impact of migration on local labor markets.
Grace LeeHead of Department, Associate ProfessorDepartment of Economics, Monash Malaysia Applied economics, experimental and behavioural economics.
Anke LerouxAssociate ProfessorDepartment of EconomicsEnvironmental and natural resource economics, optimal natural resource use and conservation
Pushkar MaitraProfessor of EconomicsDepartment of EconomicsDevelopment Economics, Applied Econometrics, Experimental Economics
Duncan MortimerAssociate ProfessorCentre for Health Economics The delivery, impact and allocation of development aid.
Jaai ParasnisSenior LecturerDepartment of Economics The field of applied microeconomics. Her current research focuses on gender differences in test score gaps, labor market and on fertility.
Ranjan RayProfessor of EconomicsDepartment of EconomicsTaxes in India, Mental Health, Fertility
Paulo SantosSenior LecturerDepartment of EconomicsNatural resources, land use changes, deforestation, water management
Abu Zafar ShahriarAssociate ProfessorBanking and FinanceEmpirical and experimental research on microfinance, financial inclusion, entrepreneurship and crowdfunding
Farhan ShaziaPhD candidate and an Assistant LecturerDepartment of Banking and FinanceCorporate and Development Finance
Prabanga ThoradeniyaLecturerDepartment of Accounting Sustainability management accounting and reporting
Trang My TranLecturerDepartment of Economics, Monash Malaysia Environmental economics, international trade, and urban economics.
Liang Choon WangAssociate ProfessorDepartment of EconomicsBehavioural economics, the economics of education, labour economics, development economics, public economics, and health economics
Michael Ward Professor and Head of Department of Economics Department of Economics The economics of environment, natural resources, and sustainability.
Maame WoodeResearch FellowCentre for Health Economics Development economics, child development and the measurement of wellbeing
NamePositionDepartment
Eslam Afifi PhD candidate / Teaching Associate Department of Marketing
Ashani Amarasinghe PhD student Department of Economics
Sujak Bakir Teaching Associate Department of Marketing
Anwesha Bandyopadhyay PhD student Department of Economics
Dulamragchaa Bat-erdene Masters student Economics and Econometrics
Phoebe Cassamajor Masters student Department of Economics
Udeni De Silva Perera PhD student Department of Econometrics and Business Statistics
Kate Fortune Masters student Education
Marcia Kwaramba PhD candidate Department of Marketing
Cun Liu PhD student Department of Economics
Justin McKinley PhD student Department of Economics
Vy Nguyen PhD student Department of Economics
Julia Pham Undergraduate student Department of Economics
Kushneel Prakash PhD candidate Department of Economics
Anjan Saha Teaching Associate Department of Economics
Valarie Sands Teaching Associate Department of Management
Farhan Shazia PhD student Department of Banking and Finance
Michael Spencer PhD candidate / Research Fellow Department of Business Law and Taxation
Tom Steel student Department of Economics
My Minh Chau Tran PhD student Department of Economics
Md Main Uddin PhD student Department of Economics
Miethy Zaman PhD student Department of Economics
Yifan Zhong PhD candidate Department of Management
Naeema Zinia PhD candidate Monash Sustainable Development Institute
NamePositionOrganisationCurrent research area
Farzana AfridiProfessor in the Economics and PlanningIndian Statistical InstituteThe intersection of development and labor economics
Reshad AhsanAssociate Professor of EconomicsUniversity of Melbourne Link between trade and innovation and whether trade harms or improves workplace safety standards in developing countries.
Aparna AnandLecturerTeachers College Columbia University Educational investments in developing countries, child labor substitution, occupational identity, and dissonance in beliefs to returns to education.
Rajabrata Banerjee Professorial Lead in Business and an Associate Professor of Economics University of South Australia Economics and finance, particularly in the areas of economic growth, institutions, development, sustainability and their intersections.
Sambit Bhattacharyya Professor of Economics and Head of Department of Economics and an Associate Editor of the Review of Development Economics. University of SussexDevelopment economics, macroeconomics, and economic history
Paul BurkeProfessorCrawford School of Public Policy, Australian National University Energy economics, environmental economics, and development economics with a focus on the Asia-Pacific.
Arusha CoorayProfessor of Finance and Academic Head Accounting and FinanceJames Cook UniversityApplied macroeconomics, international finance, development economics
Zack DornerSenior LecturerUniversity of Waikato Specialising in environmental behaviour and policy using experimental and survey methods.
Shaikh EskanderSenior Lecturer in EconomicsKingston University London Climate change (adaptation, mitigation, finance, and governance), energy, and sustainable development issues.
Hashibul HassanAssistant Professor, PhD candidate (Monash University)Jagannath UniversityEducation and human development
Roland HodlerProfessor of EconomicsUniversity of St.GallenWorking in the fields of development and political economics.
Kazi IqbalSenior Research FellowBangladesh Institute of Development Studies (BIDS) Micro and macro aspects of the
development problems.
Youjin HahnAssociate Professor Yonsei University 
Tarun JainAssociate Professor of EconomicsIndian Institute of Management Ahmedabad Labor and Pubic economics, with an emphasis on the Indian economy.
Qaisar KhanAssistant ProfessorLahore University of Management SciencesUsing applied econometrics and applied microeconomics techniques and investigating questions concerning economics of education, health, gender, and intergenerational mobility at household level.
Jun Sung KimAssociate ProfessorKyung Hee UniversitySpillover effects and externalities in economic behaviour through social and economic networks in development and urban labour economics
Kanika MahajanAssistant ProfessorAshoka UniversityThe fields of gender, labor, trade and agriculture.
Brian McCaigAssociate Professor, Department of EconomicWilfrid Laurier University The impacts of FDI, new export opportunities, and special economic zones in Vietnam.
Nidhiya MenonProfessor of EconomicsBrandeis UniversityDevelopment economics, health, gender and applied microeconomics.
Dane MooresManager of Public PolicyWorld Vision AustraliaMaximising the poverty reduction potential of Australia’s aid program, with a focus on inclusive economic development in the Indo-Pacific region.
Susan OliviaSenior Lecturer in EconomicsUniversity of Waikato Development economics, applied microeconometrics, spatial econometrics and geographic information system (GIS).
Debayan PakrashiAssociate Professor Indian Institute of Technology
Kanpur
public policy and public health. My research areas are Development, Labour, Health, Behavioural and Experimental Economics.
Nishith PrakashAssociate Professor of Economics Department of Economics and Human Rights Institute, University of Connecticut Economics of education, political economy, and program evaluation
Khandker Wahedur RahmanResearch fellowPostdoctoral Researcher, University of OxfordDevelopment and labor economics
Daniel RosenblumAssociate Professor in the Department of EconomicsDalhousie University The economics of gender discrimination and political outcomes in India, and illicit drug markets in the US.
Aditi RoyResearch FellowNational Research University Higher School of Economics, MoscowApplied-Microeconomist, Development, Gender, Labour, Human Development.
Shafiun ShimulAssociate ProfessorInstitute of Health Economics, University of DhakaHealth and development sector
Abu SiddiqueAssistant Professor in Economics and PolicyDepartment of Political Economy, King's College London The field of development economics, particularly on the causes and consequences of ethnic discrimination and mental health
Margaret TriyanaEconomistWorld Bank Human capital over the life cycle and the distributional impacts of both environmental risks and policies
Michael VlassopoulosProfessor of EconomicsUniversity of SouthamptonLabour, education, health, and development economics.
Sarah WalkerSenior Lecturer, School of EconomicsUNSW Development, economic history, culture and institutions, and the intersection of these topics with the environment
Sen XueAssistant Professor in Institute for Economic and Social ResearchJinan UniversityLabour economics and development economics
Zhong ZhaoProfessor of EconomicsRenmin University of ChinaLabor economics, applied microeconometrics, social program evaluation and economy of China

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