Arjun S. Bedi

Research Fellow

Institute of Social Studies

Arjun Singh Bedi is Professor of Development Economics at the International Institute of Social Studies (ISS) of Erasmus University Rotterdam, The Netherlands. Prior to joining ISS in 1999, he held positions at the University of Bonn (1998-99) and Columbia University (1996-98). In 2013-2014 he was visiting professor at Georgetown University's campus in Doha. His research focuses on labour and human resource economics in developing countries. His work has been published in several international economics and development studies journals including European Economic Review, Journal of Law and Economics, Journal of Development Economics, Economic Development and Cultural Change, Health Economics, Journal of Development Studies, Applied Economics, Labour Economics, Economics of Transition,Economics of Education Review and World Development.

He joined IZA as a Research Fellow in November 2007.



IZA Discussion Paper No. 5462
revised version published as 'Interest in School and Educational Success in Portugal' in: Journal of Educational Research, 2017, 110 (6), 589 - 603
IZA Discussion Paper No. 4623
published as 'The Dynamics of Job Creation and Job Destruction in an African Economy: Evidence from Ethiopia' in: Journal of African Economies, 2013, 22(5), 651-692
IZA Discussion Paper No. 4361
Manasi Bhattacharya, Arjun S. Bedi, Amrita Chhachhi
published in: World Development, 2011, 39 (9), 1676–1689
IZA Discussion Paper No. 3658
published in: Economics of Education Review, 2010, 29 (1), 116-125
IZA Discussion Paper No. 3579
Ana Iturriza, Arjun S. Bedi, Robert Sparrow
published in: Economic Development and Cultural Change, 2011, 59 (4), 811-837
IZA Discussion Paper No. 3358
Carla Calero, Arjun S. Bedi, Robert Sparrow
published in: World Development, 2009, 37 (6), 1143-1154
IZA Discussion Paper No. 2136
published in: Ravi Kanbur and Jan Svejnar (eds.), Labor Markets and Economic Development, Routledge, 2009
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