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Gaurav Datt is Associate Professor in the Department of Economics and the Deputy Director of the Centre for Development Economics and Sustainability at Monash University. He has worked in research and operational positions at the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) and the World Bank. Analysis of poverty, income distribution and social policy has been the primary focus of Gaurav's work. He has published widely in professional journals and authored several poverty assessment reports for the World Bank. His work encompasses a range of countries including India, China, Egypt, Laos, Mozambique, Nepal, Papua New Guinea, the Philippines, Sri Lanka and Timor-Leste.
Posts by Gaurav Datt
The Goods and Services Tax (GST) came into effect in India on 1 July 2017. Even as it is too early to judge the performance of GST relative to the system of indirect taxation it has replaced, Gaurav D...
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- 18 June, 2018
There has been much debate about the poverty impacts of economic growth and structural transformation in developing countries. This column revisits these issues using a newly constructed dataset of p...