Gunjan Sharma

Research Associate in Economics

Smith College

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Ph.D., University of Maryland

M.A., Delhi School of Economics

B.A., St. Stephen's College, University of Delhi


Gunjan Sharma has held positions at the University of Missouri and most recently at the World Bank in Washington, DC, as a private sector development specialist. Sharma’s research interests are in international trade, economic development, industrial organization and applied microeconomics. Her current projects include an investigation of the relationship between the organized sector and the unorganized sector and whether it is one of competition or collaboration, and an evaluation of the causal relationship between alcohol consumption and violence against women. Much of her work has focused on India.