Sudhanshu Sharma

Sudhanshu Sharma is a former Country Economist for IGC Myanmar. Previously, he worked with Professors Erica Field and Rohini Pande on a large-scale Randomised Control Trial in rural Tamil Nadu, India. He holds an MPA in Public and Economic Policy from the London School of Economics (LSE). Prior to LSE, he was a Financial Analyst at Ernst & Young LLP. His research interests include development economics, political economy and economic growth.

Content by Sudhanshu Sharma
  • Publication - Sub-thematic summary

    Female labour force participation: A summary of IGC research

    This sub-thematic summary highlights the IGC’s research on female labour force participation over the past 10 years. Despite substantial increases in female labour force participation across the world in the last century, the global labour force participation for women stands at 49% in 2018, 27 percentage points below that of men.  The slower decline in women’s...

    30 Sep 2019 | Sivakami Sivakumar , Sudhanshu Sharma

  • Publication - Working Paper

    NCDDP Myanmar evaluation support

    18 Sep 2019 | Federica Esu, Luke Fesko, Sudhanshu Sharma

  • Blog post

    Replenishing the rice bowl: Productivity and quality in Myanmar’s rice export industry

    Myanmar’s rice industry can be reignited by reforms. However, key challenges need to be addressed for the country to re-establish itself in the international market. Myanmar once held the distinction of being the world’s largest exporter of rice, accounting for one-third of the global rice trade in 1934-1935. Post-independence nationalisation of the industry was...

    17 Jul 2019 | Siddhartha Basu , Sudhanshu Sharma