Smriti Sharma

Research Affiliate

Newcastle University

Smriti Sharma is a Lecturer (Assistant Professor) in Economics at Newcastle University, England. Her research specialization is in development economics, labour economics, and behavioural economics. Within these fields, her work spans the following three areas: (i) education, skills and labour markets; (ii) political economy of development; and (iii) caste and gender-based disadvantage and discrimination. She works with both secondary data and primary data collected using surveys and experiments.

She obtained her PhD in economics from the Delhi School of Economics and has previously worked at the United Nations University – World Institute for Development Economics Research (UNU-WIDER). She is also a Fellow at Global Labor Organization (GLO).

Smriti Sharma joined IZA as a Research Affiliate in January 2021.


IZA Publications

IZA Discussion Paper No. 13936
published in: Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, 2021, 185, 125-137
IZA Discussion Paper No. 13812
published in: European Economic Review, 2021, 138, 103842, p.13
IZA Discussion Paper No. 13405
published in: Economic Development and Cultural Change, 2022, 70 (3), 1041 - 1063
IZA Discussion Paper No. 10701
published as 'Effects of Peers and Rank on Cognition, Preferences, and Personality' in: Review of Economics and Statistics, 2022, 104 (3), 587 - 601
IZA Discussion Paper No. 10627
published in: Journal of Economic Psychology, 2019, 70, 1-11
IZA Discussion Paper No. 9765
published as 'Internal and external validity: Comparing two simple risk elicitation tasks' in: Journal of Behavioral and Experimental Economics, 2019, 81, 39 - 46
IZA Discussion Paper No. 9132
published as 'Skills, Personality Traits and Gender Wage Gaps: Evidence from Bangladesh' in: Oxford Economic Papers, 2019, 71(3), 687-708