Dr Vengadeshvaran Sarma

 
Name
Dr Vengadeshvaran Sarma
School
Nottingham University Business School Malaysia
Tel
Email
vengadeshvaran.sarma@nottingham.edu.my

Expertise summary

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.

Policy credentials

Prior work in Sri Lanka led to consultation with the government apparatus on labour migration and education reforms. Future: social entrepreneurship and development, anti-slavery practices in South and Southeast Asia.

Industry credentials

Have consulted on entrepreneurship and development (MDEC, Maybank Foundation), educational inequality (ACTED, GIZ), growth and inequality (ADBI, CEPA). Future: use of experiments to improve labour productivity, donations; social entrepreneurship.

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