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Swati Sharma

swati.sharma@lnmiit.ac.in

Date of joining:

01-09-2023

Department:

Humanities and Social Sciences


Summary

The primary areas of Dr. Sharma's research are economics of education, labour economics, development economics and digital skilling. She aspires to produce research that provides actionable insights for policymakers and has the potential to create meaningful social impact. She has published several research papers in reputed ABDC-listed and Scopus-indexed journals such as World Economy (ABDC A, Scopus Q1) and Applied Economics (ABDC A). Along with this, she has also reviewed submissions for reputed journals like International Journal of Social Economics and The Indian Economic Journal.


Biography

She received her Bachelors of Arts (B.A.) degree in Economics from University of Rajasthan, Jaipur, in 2007. She obtained her Master’s degree in Economics from University of Rajasthan, Jaipur, in 2009. She is also the recipient of Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) granted by the University Grants Commission (UGC). In addition, she has completed her M.Phil. and Ph.D. (Integrated Program) from Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), New Delhi, in 2022. Her doctoral research at JNU examined the educational challenges faced by socioeconomically disadvantaged children. After submitting her Ph.D. thesis, she worked as a Research fellow at Indian Institute of Management, Udaipur for one year. During her time as a researcher at IIM Udaipur, she developed a dynamic taxonomy of digital skills using a real-time corpus of job descriptions extracted from Indeed.com, and estimated a Structural Topic Model (STM) on this dataset to identify the salient digital skills required in the labour market.


Research Area

Economics of education, labour economics, development economics and digital skilling.

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Dr. Swati Sharma

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Humanities and Social Sciences

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Education

Degree/DiplomaInstitute/ OrganizationYearBranch/Specialization
1Ph. D. Doctor of PhilosophyJawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), New Delhi2022Labour Economics
2Post Doctoral ResearchIndian Institute of Management (IIM), Udaipur2022Digital Skilling, Employer/Employees Interactions in the Labour Market
3M.Phil Master of PhilosophyJawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), New Delhi2014Labour Economics
4Other For other degreesUniversity Grants Commission2011NET-JRF (Economics)
5M.A. Master of ArtsUniversity of Rajasthan2009Econometrics
6B.A. Bachelor of ArtsUniversity Maharani College, Jaipur2007Economics (Hons.) ;Statistics (Subsidiary)

Publications

1, The Non-linear Relationship between Poverty and Financial Globalization, A Panel Quantile Regression Approach.,
2, Like father, like son, ike father, like son: does migration experienced during child schooling affect mobility? Applied Economics,
3, “What’s in a name? A lot if it has ‘blockchain, Economics Letters, Vol. 186, p. 108818. (ABDC A, ABS 3) 2020 ,
4, Educational mismatch and its impact on earnings: evidence from Indian labour market, nternational Journal of Social Economics, Emerald Publishing Limited, Vol. 44 No. 12, pp. 1778–1795,

Workshop attended

TypeMonthYearInformation
1Conference - NationalDecember201713th Annual Conference on Economic Growth and Development, Indian Statistical Institute (ISI), New Delhi, December 18-20, 2017. “Migration, Gender and Intergenerational Transmission of Education”
2Conference - NationalOctober201658th Annual Conference of the Indian Society of Labour Economics, IIT Guwahati, Guwahati, India, November 24-26, 2016. “The incidence and effects of Overeducation in the Indian labour market”
3Conference - NationalDecember2016Fourth Pan-IIM World Management Conference, IIM Ahmedabad, India, December 13-15, 2016. “Educational mismatch and its impact on earnings: Evidence from Indian Labor Market”
4Conference - NationalJanuary201652nd Annual Conference of the Indian Econometric Society (TIES), IIM Kozhikode, India, January 4-6, 2016. “Inequality of Employment Opportunity in India”
5Conference - NationalDecember2015Doctoral Consortium 2015, IIT Bombay, India, November 30- December 1, 2015. “Does education determine employment: Peculiarities of the Indian labour market”
6Conference - NationalNovember2015Third Pan-IIM World Management Conference, IIM Indore, India, December 16-18, 2015. “Does education determine employment: Peculiarities of the Indian labour market”