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Research interests

Applied Micro, International Trade, Energy Economics


Mita's major research areas are in Energy Economics, Sustainability,  Applied Industrial Organisation and International Trade. Mita has published widely in peer-reviewed journals including in Energy Economics, International Journal of Industrial Organisation, International Journal of Production Economics, World Economy, Review of Industrial Organisation and in Applied Energy. She has held visiting positions in the Australian National University, Curtin University, Doshisha University, University of East Anglia and in the OECD. Mita has received numerous internal grants and external grants from the Australian Research Council, Tyre Australia and National Science Council (Taiwan). Mita is the recipient of the annual award in 2017 from the Applied Energy Society for her research on renewable energy sources. Her focus on inter-disciplinary research has extended collaborations with Engineering Faculty. She has been the Course Director of Masters Program in Economics since 2016.

Before joining Monash, Mita has taught at the University of Tasmania and at the University of New Castle. 

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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 7 - Affordable and Clean Energy
  • SDG 8 - Decent Work and Economic Growth
  • SDG 9 - Industry, Innovation, and Infrastructure
  • SDG 10 - Reduced Inequalities
  • SDG 11 - Sustainable Cities and Communities
  • SDG 12 - Responsible Consumption and Production
  • SDG 13 - Climate Action

Research area keywords

  • Productivity
  • Industry
  • Applied Economics
  • Energy

Collaborations and top research areas from the last five years

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