1988 …2019
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Biography

Gaurav Datt is an Associate Professor in the Department of Economics and Deputy Director of the Centre for Development Economics and Sustainability.  Gaurav joined Monash Univeristy in August 2011. He has over twenty years of research and operational work experience in the development sector. He has worked in research positions at the World Bank and the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) in Washington D.C. Most recently, he worked at the Poverty Reduction and Economic Management Department of the World Bank's East Asia and South Asia Regions based in Sydney and Kathmandu. Analysis of poverty, income distribution and social policy has been the primary focus of Gaurav's work. He has published widely in professional journals and authored several poverty assessment reports for the World Bank. His work encompasses a range of countries including India, China, Egypt, Laos, Mozambique, Myanmar, Nepal, Papua New Guinea, the Philippines, Sri Lanka and Timor-Leste.

Homepage: https://sites.google.com/view/gauravdatt/home

 

Research area keywords

  • poverty
  • inequality
  • development
  • labour

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Research Output 1988 2019

A little help may be no help at all: size of scholarships and child labour in Nepal

Datt, G. & Uhe, L., 2019, In : Journal of Development Studies. 55, 6, p. 1158-1181 24 p.

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1 Citation (Scopus)

Distribution-sensitive multidimensional poverty measures

Datt, G., Oct 2019, In : World Bank Economic Review. 33, 3, p. 551-572 22 p.

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Multidimensional poverty in the Philippines, 2004–2013: how much do choices for weighting, identification and aggregation matter?

Datt, G., 18 Jun 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Empirical Economics. 26 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

10 Citations (Scopus)

For India's rural poor, growing towns matter more than growing cities

Gibson, J., Datt, G., Murgai, R. & Ravallion, M., Oct 2017, In : World Development. 98, p. 413-429 17 p.

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21 Citations (Scopus)

Has India's economic growth become more pro-poor in the wake of economic reforms?

Datt, G. & Ravallion, M., 2011, In : World Bank Economic Review. 25, 2, p. 157 - 189 33 p.

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