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Gaurav Khanna

Assistant Professor

Gaurav Khanna is a respected scholar whose research focuses on development economics, labor economics and applied econometrics. Many of his current projects concentrate on education policy, high-skill immigration, infrastructure, public-works programs, conflict and crime.

He is an assistant professor of economics at the School of Global Policy and Strategy and a non-resident fellow at the Center for Global Development. Khanna teaches courses at GPS including Immigration and Immigration Policy, The Economics of Immigration and the Public Policy Capstone.

Prior to joining UC San Diego, Khanna was a postdoctoral fellow at the Center for Global Development in Washington, D.C. and a consultant for the World Bank’s Poverty and Inequality Unit.

For more information, please visit Gaurav Khanna’s personal site.

Education and CV

Ph.D., Economics, University of Michigan, 2016
M.Sc., Economics for Development, University of Oxford, 2009
B.A., Economics, Delhi University, 2008

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