Gaurav Khanna is an Assistant Professor of economics at the School of Global Policy and Strategy at UC San Diego. His research focuses on Development Economics, Labour Economics and Applied Econometrics. Many of his current projects concentrate on education policy, high-skill immigration, infrastructure, public-work programs, conflict and crime.
He holds a P.hD in Economics from the University of Michigan and prior to joining UC San Diego he was a postdoctoral fellow at the Center for Global Development in Washington, D.C. and a consultant for the World Bank’s Poverty and Inequality Unit.
Established in 1998 in Bonn, Germany, IZA is an independent, non-profit research institution supported by the Deutsche Post Foundation with a focus on the analysis of global labour markets. It operates an international network of about 1,500 economists and researchers spanning across more than 50 countries.
Based on academic excellence and an ambitious publication strategy, IZA serves as a place of communication between academic science and political practice.
The Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office (FCDO) leads the UK's work to end extreme poverty. We're ending the need for aid by creating jobs, unlocking the potential of girls and women, and helping to save lives when humanitarian emergencies hit.
FCDO is a ministerial department, supported by 12 agencies and public bodies.