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Girish Bahal


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

    6009 Perth


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Personal profile


Dr. Girish Bahal is an Assistant Professor of Economics in the Economics discipline of the UWA Business School. His key areas of research are networks in economics, macroeconomics, and labor economics. His recent work has been published in journals like the American Journal of Agricultural Economics and 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.

Funding overview

2019-2021: IWWAGE at IFMR (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, $550,000.


Education/Academic qualification

Economics, Ph.D., University of Cambridge

1 Oct 20128 Feb 2017

Award Date: 8 Feb 2017

Economics, MPhil, University of Cambridge

1 Oct 20101 Oct 2011

Award Date: 1 Oct 2011

Economics, Graduate Diploma, University of Cambridge

1 Oct 20091 Oct 2010

Award Date: 30 Sep 2010

Mathematics, B.Sc. Honours, University of Delhi

1 Jul 20051 Jul 2008

Award Date: 1 Jul 2008


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