Kopal Mathur

Kopal Mathur

PhD: Talent allocation in the Indian economy: measurement and policy implications.

UQ Supervisor: Dr Antonio Andrés Bellofatto and Dr Jorge Miranda-Pinto

IITD Supervisor: Dr Sourabh Paul

Ms Mathur holds a Master of Development Economics from South Asian University and a Bachelor of Economics (Honours) from Delhi University. Her interest in labor economics and evaluating welfare policies developed while working on her master’s thesis where she researched the prevalance of skill mismatch in the Indian labor market. Her research experience includes working on a randomised control trial with Tata Centre for Development at University of Chicago Trust along with conducting primary surveys in association with other research organisations. Her PhD studies are primarily interested in studying the macroeconomic impact of talent misallocation in the labor market and its policy implications.