Dr Jayanta Sarkar

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Senior Lecturer, QUT Business School

PhD Economics (Southern Methodist University)

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PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
Senior Lecturer, Queensland University of Technology, School of Economics and Finance, Fall 2010 – Present.
Assistant Professor, Louisiana Tech University, Department of Economics and Finance, Fall 2006 – Spring 2010.
Adjunct Lecturer, Department of Economics, Southern Methodist University, Fall 2004 – Spring 2006.
Economic Intern and Consultant, Research Department, Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas, Summer 2002 – Winter 2002.
Teaching Assistant, Department of Economics, Southern Methodist University, Fall 2000 – Fall 2004.
Economic Associate, Deepak Talwar & Associates, New Delhi, Fall 1999 – Fall 2000.
Lecturer, Kirori Mal College, University of Delhi, New Delhi, Fall 1998 – Fall 1999.

Type
Academic Honours, Prestigious Awards or Prizes
Reference year
2019
Details
The paper titled "What does attending early childhood program mean for child health in India?", co-authored with Dipanwita Sarkar and published in Health Economics (2017) has received the Best Paper Prize conferred by the Australian Health Economics Society in 2019. The paper was selected by an international team of reviewers from among all papers published in health economics during 2017-2018 by an Australasian author.
Type
Keynote Speaker/Expert Panel Member/Invited Speaker for a Conference
Reference year
2016
Details
Invited speaker at the 18th Annual North Eastern Economic Association (NEEA) Conference, University of Gauhati, India, Dec.15-17, 2016. The title of my talk was "Emerging Issues of Research in Economics".
Type
Other
Reference year
2019
Details
The paper "What does attending early childhood program mean for child health in India?", published in Health Economics (2017) is included as a recommended reading in the PhD course "Microeconometrics" at Southern Methodist University, USA.
Type
Committee Role/Editor or Chair of an Academic Conference
Reference year
2016
Details
Program Chair & Steering Committee Member, Workshop of the Australasian Macroeconomics Society (WAMS), joint with Laboratory for Aggregate Economics and Finance (LAEF), University of California Santa Barbara. I organised and hosted this annual event in Brisbane jointly with colleagues from University of Queensland and Griffith University.
Type
Assessor, Examiner or Supervisor Role
Reference year
2019
Details
Invited to be the external examiner for Masters in Research thesis, 2019.