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Personal Website: https://sites.google.com/monash.edu/lata-gangadharan/home

Lata Gangadharan is a Professor of Economics and Joe Isaac Chair of Business and Economics at Monash University. She is an experimental and behavioural economist. A key focus of her research has been on developing novel experimental methods to study economic and social institutions. Her recent research focuses on incentives and preferences and addresses the following topics: peer sanctioning to mitigate the effect of social and environmental dilemmas, propensity for prosocial and antisocial behaviour, incentives for compliance and auditing, and gender and social identity. Her research has been published in several general interest and field journals, such as, ScienceNature CommunicationsAmerican Economic Review, Economic Journal, European Economic ReviewJournal of Public EconomicsJournal of Environmental Economics and ManagementExperimental Economics and Journal of Economic Behaviour and OrganizationShe currently serves as a Co-Editor at the Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, an Associate Editor at Management Science and the Journal of Economic Psychology, is a Fellow of the Academy of the Social Sciences in Australia and is President-Elect of the Economic Science Association




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 1 - No Poverty
  • SDG 2 - Zero Hunger
  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 5 - Gender Equality
  • SDG 7 - Affordable and Clean Energy
  • SDG 8 - Decent Work and Economic Growth
  • SDG 10 - Reduced Inequalities
  • SDG 15 - Life on Land
  • SDG 16 - Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions

Research area keywords

  • Economic Experiments
  • Environment and Sustainability
  • Social Preferences
  • Development

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