As part of the Vilfredo Pareto Research Seminar series, the International Economics Department at the Graduate Institute is pleased to invite you to a public talk given by Smriti Sharma, Assistant Professor in Economics at the Newcastle University.
About the speaker
Smriti Sharma is a Lecturer (Assistant Professor) in Economics at the Newcastle University in England. She is a Research Affiliate at Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) and a Fellow at Global Labor Organization (GLO). She was previously a Research Fellow at UNU-WIDER in Helsinki, Finland. Her fields of specialisation are development economics, labour economics and behavioural economics. She has three areas of interest, namely education, skills and labour markets; political economy of development; and caste and gender-based disadvantage and discrimination. She uses both observational and experimental data in her research., and her work focuses mainly on India and Vietnam.