Rohan Ravindra Gudibande is a former SNSF Postdoctoral Research Fellow with the Empirical Studies of Conflict Projectl. He completed his Ph.D. in Development Economics from the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies, Geneva in September 2016. Rohan holds a Masters in International Studies from the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies, Geneva and a Masters in Development Economics from SOAS, University of London. He holds a B.A. in Economics from Loyola College, University of Madras. Prior to ESOC, Rohan worked with the German Development Institute (DIE) and has consulted for the IMF, UNCTAD, ILO and Permanent Mission of India to the UN. His main research interest lies in the field of political economy of conflict and development.
Rohan's research interests lie in i) the political economy of conflict, immigration and development outcomes, and ii) welfare effects and policy transmission in labor markets. His most recent work lies at the intersection of immigration, crime and informal wages. It adopts and refines a variety of quasi-experimental methodologies from quantitative and computational methods aimed at causal inference, identification and measurement.