Primary fields: general equilibrium modeling (especially Global Trade Analysis Project (GTAP) modeling), comparative-static and dynamic computable general equilibrium applications for policy analysis, international trade and commercial policy, growth and development.
Secondary fields: macroeconomics, microeconomics, mathematical economics, econometrics, economics of natural resources and the environment.
Professional/ Work Experience:
Associate Professor (September 2008 onwards)
Assistant Professor (September 2003—August 2008), College of Economics and Business, Hanyang University, Ansan Campus and department of international studies, Hanyang University Seoul campus, South Korea.
Visiting Professor (August 2002—August 2003), School of Economics and Trade, Graduate School of Business, Kyungpook National University, Daegu, 702?01, South Korea.
Post-Doctoral Research Fellow (January 2001-July 2002), School of Forest Resources and Conservation (Resource Economics and Policy), Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences, University of Florida, Gainesville, USA.
Other professional experiences:
Courtesy Visiting Assistant Professor, Department of Economics, University of Oregon, Eugene, Oregon, USA.
Visiting Research Scholar, International Monetary Fund, Washington DC, USA January-February 2005.
Honorary Junior Research Associate (2000), Centre of Policy Studies/IMPACT Project and Department of Economics, Monash University, Clayton, Melbourne, Australia.
Research and Teaching Associate (1995), International Management Institute, New Delhi, India.
Research Assistant (1995), National Institute of Public Finance and Policy, New Delhi, India.
Project Associate (1994) for the Embassy of the U.S.A., New Delhi, India.
Member of the American Economic Association.
Member of the Agricultural Economics Society, Nottingham, United Kingdom
Alumni Member of Centre for Economic Studies and Planning, School of Social Sciences, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, India.
Marquis Who's Who in the World (forthcoming edition 2008-2009)
Geo Interest: South Asia/East Asia/Global
GDN Subject Interests: Food Policy and Food Security | Agriculture and Farming Systems | Biodiversity | Climate Change | Natural Resources Management | Education Reform and Management | Impact Evaluation | Monitoring and Analysis | Poverty Reduction | Gender and Human Development | Poverty and Health | Corruption | Decentralization | Policy Process | Trade Policy | Capital Flows | External Debt | Globalisation & Financial Integration | Trade & Regional Integration | Aid Effectiveness | Debt Relief and HIPC | Economic Growth | Growth, Investment and Savings | Markets | Labour Markets | Child Labour | Labour Standards | Financial Crisis Management | Microfinance | Ports & Rails | International Waters | Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) | Energy Efficiency | Energy Resources and Technologies | Energy Markets and Reform | E-commerce | Information Systems and Technology | Telecommunications | Research Dissemination