Associate Professor Dipanwita Sarkar

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Associate Professor School of Economics and Finance

Doctor of Philosophy (Southern Methodist University)

Dipanwita (Dipa) Sarkar received her Ph.D. from Southern Methodist University, Texas. Prior to joining QUT, Dipa was an Assistant Professor of Economics at The University of Louisiana. Besides academia, she worked as Economic Consultant at Colemont Insurance Brokerage, Inc. and Organ Transport Systems, Inc.

Research interests: Applied microeconometrics, Labour and Behavioural Economics with emphasis on education, health, and demography

Awards

  • 2019: Best Research Paper Award, Australian Health Economics Society
  • 2016: 1 of 10 young Australian scientists selected for the Frontiers of Science Symposium, US and Australian Academy of Science and Kavli Foundation.
  • 2014: Vice Chancellor’s Performance Award for Excellence in Research, Queensland University of Technology.
  • 2007: Dean’s Outstanding Graduate Dissertation Fellowship, Southern Methodist University.
  • 2006: Southern Economic Association Graduate Student Award.

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