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Vengadeshvaran Sarma

Assistant Professor of Business Economics, Director of Undergraduate Programme, Faculty of Social Sciences

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Biography

Vengadeshvaran J. Sarma is an Assistant Professor of Business Economics at the Nottingham University Business School. He received his PhD from the University of Nottingham. Venga's current research interests are primarily in the fields of development economics and migration studies. He is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy. Venga's recent research papers have been published in Oxford Development Studies, International Journal of Educational Development and Applied Economics Letters.

Teaching Summary

Venga is currently involved in teaching the following modules:

  • IE1: Economics of Organisation and Innovation (UG)
  • Quantitative Methods 1a (UG)
  • Quantitative Methods 1b (UG)
  • Behavioural Economics and Decision Making (PG)
  • Research Methods for Accounting (PG)

Research Summary

Venga's current research interests are in the fields of labour migration, displacement, education and developmental economics in general. His current work involves the study of Educational Inequality… read more

Selected Publications

Current Research

Venga's current research interests are in the fields of labour migration, displacement, education and developmental economics in general. His current work involves the study of Educational Inequality in Sri Lanka, Female Labour Migration from Sri Lanka, and the effects of forced-displacement in Nepal, West Bengal and Malaysia.

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Past Research

Conference Papers:

  • Forced displacement and experience along caste lines: evidence from Nepal (with L.M. Lam and B. Pant), 3rd Development Economics Conference, Lincoln, UK. 2019.
  • Livelihoods effects of forced-displacement (with S. Paul), 60th ISLE Conference, Mumbai, India. 2018 .
  • Short-term vs. Long-term effects of forced displacement (with S. Khatua), ADBI Conference on Land Management in Asia, Tokyo, Japan. 2018.
  • Land Acquisition and Infrastructure Development through Land Trust Laws: A Policy Framework for Asia (with N, Yoshino, S.Paul and S. Lakhia), Asian Law and Economics Association Conference, Singapore, 2018.
  • The livelihood effects of Industrialisation on displaced households (with Saumik Paul), UNU-WIDER conference on Public Economics for Development, Maputo, Mozambique. 2017.
  • Structural transformation and inequality in Viet Nam (with Saumik Paul), ADBI Workshop on Structural Transformation, Asian Development Bank Institute, Japan. 2016.
  • The livelihood effects of Industrialisation on displaced households (with Saumik Paul), European Association of Labour Economists (EALE) Annual Conference 2016, Ghent, Belgium.
  • Married men with children may stop working when their wives emigrate to work: Evidence from Sri Lanka (with Rasyad Parinduri), CSAE Conference 2015: Economic Development in Africa, University of Oxford, UK.
  • Land compensation, property rights and long-term welfare (with Saumik Paul), 2014 Land and Poverty Conference, The World Bank, Washington D.C., USA.
  • The Livelihood Effects of Industrialization on Displaced Households - Evidence from West Bengal, India (with Saumik Paul), ADBI Seminar Series, Asian Development Bank Institute, Japan. 2014
  • The impact of parental emigration on the education of children left behind: Evidence from Sri Lanka (with Rasyad Parinduri), Migration: Global Development, New Frontiers 2013, University College London, UK.
  • Children as determinants of international migration, a gender perspective: Evidence from Sri Lanka (with Rasyad Parinduri), Singapore Economic Review Conference 2011, Singapore.

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