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Dr. Girish Bahal is an Assistant Professor of Economics in the Economics discipline of the UWA Business School. His key areas of research are macroeconomics, labor economics, and applied econometrics. His recent work on public and private investment in India was published in World Development. His other recent working papers have been published in Cambridge Working Paper in Economic Series (Cambridge University, UK).

Prior to joining UWA, Girish worked at the International Monetary Fund (Washington D.C.) and the National Council of Applied Economic Research (New Delhi). Girish received his Ph.D. in Economics from Cambridge University (UK) in 2017 where he was a Cambridge-Nehru scholar. He also received his MPhil and Graduate Diploma in Economics from Cambridge University. He received his Bachelor of Science (First Class Honours) in Mathematics from Delhi University.


Education/Academic qualification

Economics, Ph.D., University of Cambridge

1 Oct 20128 Feb 2017

Economics, MPhil, University of Cambridge

1 Oct 20101 Oct 2011

Economics, Graduate Diploma, University of Cambridge

1 Oct 20091 Oct 2010

Mathematics, B.Sc. Honours, University of Delhi

1 Jul 20051 Jul 2008

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crowding out Social Sciences
private investment Social Sciences
public investment Social Sciences
India Social Sciences
reform policy Social Sciences
structural change Social Sciences
error correction Earth & Environmental Sciences
Crowding Business & Economics

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Research Output 2016 2018

  • 3 Citations
  • 1 h-Index
  • 3 Working paper
  • 1 Article
3 Citations (Scopus)

Crowding-out or crowding-in? Public and private investment in India

Bahal, G., Raissi, M. & Tulin, V., Sep 2018, In : World Development. 109, p. 323-333

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

crowding out
private investment
public investment
reform policy


EM Burnett Prize

Girish Bahal (Recipient), 2011


Hughes Hall award

Girish Bahal (Recipient), 2013



Raymond Burton Award

Girish Bahal (Recipient), 2016


Activities 2015 2017

  • 2 Publication peer review

Oxford Economic Papers (Journal)

Girish Bahal (Reviewer)
2017 → …

Activity: Editorial work or peer review of publicationsPublication peer review

The B.E. Journal of Macroeconomics (Journal)

Girish Bahal (Reviewer)
2015 → …

Activity: Editorial work or peer review of publicationsPublication peer review


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1 media contribution

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