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Vishesh Agarwal



2015-2017: Masters in International and Development Economics (ANU)

2008-2012: Bachelors in Engineering (Hons.) in Computer Science, (BITS Pilani, India)

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My thesis work is on the relationship between international trade and inter-state conflict. I am also engaged in work regarding multilateral trade institutions and income inequality.

PhD programme

International and Development Economics

Supervisor(s) and panel members

Topic title

The trade-conflict nexus: evidence from China and major partners


Bruenig, R, Agarwal V, Zhang T, Afrin S & Weldeegzie S 2017, ‘Nationalism and economic openness: The cross-country evidence’, CAMA Working Paper 5½017. Forthcoming in Asia and Pacific Policy Studies.

Agarwal V, & Golley, J 2020, ‘Does political conflict reduce exports to China? Evidence from the ‘Quad’ with a focus on the Australia-China relationship’. Forthcoming in ANU China Update 2021.

Howes, S & Agarwal, V 2018, ‘Growth with equity in East Asia: reversed or returned?’, ACDE Seminar Series, Crawford School of Public Policy.

Howes, S & Agarwal, V 2018, ‘Income Inequality in the United Kingdom’, CRWF8000 Case studies, Crawford School of Public Policy.

Howes, S & Agarwal, V 2017, ‘Income Inequality in the United States’, CRWF8000 Case studies, Crawford School of Public Policy.

Scholarships and fellowships

AGRTP Fee Offset Scholarship

AGRTP Stipend Scholarship

Employment history

Short-term Consultant, The World Bank (October 2020 – Present)

Research Officer, ANU (Nov 2017 – Present)

Lecturer and Tutor, ANU (July 2016 – Present)

Associate Manager, Goodera (India) (August 2014 – May 2015)

Senior Consultant, Oracle Financial Software Services (India) (July 2012 – October 2013)

Mailing address

Crawford School of Public Policy
ANU College of Asia & the Pacific
J.G. Crawford Building No. 132
Lennox Crossing
The Australian National University
Canberra ACT 2601 Australia

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