Associate Professor, Department of Economics
Associate Director, Center for Economic Policy
Associate Director, HKUST Institute for Emerging Market Studies

Sujata Visaria

PhD in Economics, Columbia University

Associate Professor, Department of Economics
Associate Director, Center for Economic Policy
Associate Director, HKUST Institute for Emerging Market Studies

Sujata Visaria

PhD in Economics, Columbia University


CEP Research Areas

Development

Areas of Expertise

Development Economics, Applied Microeconomics, Institutional Economics, Financial Economics, Welfare and Poverty

Biography

Sujata Visaria is a development economist and Associate Professor in the Department of Economics at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology. She is an Associate Director of the Center for Economic Policy and Associate Director of the Institute for Emerging Market Studies. She has a Ph.D. in Economics from Columbia University, and worked at Boston University for four years before moving to HKUST. Some of her research studies agricultural marketing contracts and credit contracts in rural economies, community-based targeting of microcredit beneficiaries, and the financial constraints of migrant workers. She is an affiliate of the Bureau for the Research and Economic Analysis of Development (BREAD) and the Small and Medium Enterprise Initiative of Innovations for Poverty Action. 

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