Personal profile


Birendra Rai is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Economics. He holds a PhD in Economics from Texas AandM University and worked as a post-doctoral research associate at the Max Planck Insttute of Economics in Jena, Germany before joining Monash in 2009. His research interests include theoretical microeconomics and experimental/behavioral economics.

Monash teaching commitment

Mathematical Economic Theory ECC/BEX 5850 (Masters and PhD)

Research Topics in Microeconomics ECC/BEX 6650 (Masters and PhD)

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

Research area keywords

  • Microeconomic Theory
  • Experimental/Behavioral Economics

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