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Gaduh appointed research associate for the National Bureau of Economic Research



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Arya Gaduh, Associate Professor, Department of Economics, Sam M. Walton College of Business.

The National Bureau of Economic Research has named Arya Gaduh, associate professor in the Department of Economics at the Sam M. Walton College of Business, a research associate for its development economics program.

The Development Economics Program, one of 20 research programs run by the NBER, was launched in 2012 and focuses on economic development, particularly in underdeveloped countries.

“I am delighted to share the news that our colleague Arya Gaduh has been elected as a research associate in NBER’s program in development economics,” said Raja Kali, chair of the economics department at Walton College. “NBER is one of the most prestigious research organizations in economics, and NBER research associates are among the best scholars in various fields of economics.”

The NBER is a private, national, nonpartisan organization that investigates and analyzes major economic issues. Its research is disseminated nationwide, and the NBER is considered the arbiter of economic cycles of recessions and booms for the United States.

“It is such an honor to be part of a network of amazing academic economists in perhaps one of the most important private institutions that disseminate exploratory research and economic analysis,” said Gaduh. “I will continue to work on my ongoing research program, which focuses on issues related to improving the delivery of public services – such as education and health – and the urban economy in low-income countries. and intermediate.”

Gaduh’s research has been published in numerous academic journals, including the American Economic Review, American Economic Journal: Applied Economics and Urban Economics Journal. He has been a consultant for several organizations including the World Bank (Jakarta), RAND Corporation and the National Team for Accelerating Poverty Reduction of the Indonesian government.

Gaduh received a Ph.D. in economics from the University of Southern California, a master’s degree in economics from the University of Cambridge, and a bachelor’s degree in computer science from the University of California, Berkeley.

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