Reshad N Ahsan is a Lecturer (Assistant Professor) in Economics at the University of Melbourne. He joined the department in November 2010 after completing his Ph.D. in Economics at Syracuse University in May 2010. Reshad’s primary areas of research are international trade and development economics. His recent research has been at the interface of trade, labour and development. His past work has focused on the impact of trade liberalisation on unemployment and labour bargaining power in India as well as the impact of trade on firm productivity. His work has been published in top field journals, namely the Journal of International Economics and the Journal of Development Economics.