• The University of Western Australia (M251), 35 Stirling Highway,

    6009 Perth


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Dr. Girish Bahal is a Senior Lecturer in Economics at the UWA Business School. His key research areas are networks in economics, macroeconomics, and labor economics. He has published in journals like the Journal of Development Economics, American Journal of Agricultural Economics, and World Bank Economic Review, among others.

Before 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 MPhil and Ph.D. degrees in Economics from Cambridge University (UK) where he was a Cambridge-Nehru scholar.

Funding overview

2020-2022: Keynes Fund, University of Cambridge, "Religion and Covid-19" with Sriya Iyer and Anand Shrivastava. Role: Principal Investigator. Amount: $85,000.

2019-2021: IWWAGE (Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation), "Social Identities and the Labour Market: What Can Household Surveys Reveal?", with Azim Premji University and IIM Bangalore. Role: Principal Investigator. Amount: $500,000.


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 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 8 - Decent Work and Economic Growth

Education/Academic qualification

Economics, Postgraduate Diploma, University of Cambridge

Economics, MPhil, Relationship between Public and Private Investment in India, University of Cambridge

Economics, Ph.D., Essays on Macroeconomics and Development in India, University of Cambridge


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