Education
Ph. D. in Economics
Areas of Research / Professional Expertise
Applied Welfare Economics: Poverty analysis, Trade-offs between equity and efficiency (China, SE Asia), measurement of social welfare (SE Asia), Pareto Optimality, Decomposition of Social Welfare function;
Applied Policy Analysis (China, SE and South Asia): Policies related to development,
labour market, population/ageing, gender, welfare and social protection.  Human Capital development, linkages between education and welfare.