Professor of Economics, Monash University
Pushkar Maitra is Professor of Economics at Monash University, Australia. His primary areas of research are Development Economics, Applied Econometrics and Experimental Economics. His current research interests include microfinance, agricultural development, health, human capital accumulation and vocational education in developing countries, gender and affirmative action, intra-household allocation of resources and relationship between communities in developing countries. He has been the chief investigator in successful grant applications from USAID, AUSAID under the ADRA program, International Growth Centre (IGC), Australian Research Council (ARC) and the Institute for Money, Technology and Financial Inclusion (IMTFI).