Development, impact evaluation, and policy research. Current research focuses on Entrepreneurs with disabilities, Social entrepreneurship, Anti-slavery practices in global supply chains, Charitable giving and donor behaviour, Sustainable development and land acquisition, Education reforms. The current geographic focus is primarily on Southeast Asia (Malaysia, Indonesia, the Philippines, and Laos), and South Asia (India, Sri Lanka, Nepal and Bangladesh).
University links: Centre for Poverty Analysis, University of Melbourne.
Affiliation: Asian Development Bank Institute.
More information can be found on Dr Sarma's webpage.
Consultancy and Research: Dr Sarma is happy to explore opportunities to undertake consultancy and research work with external organisations.