Saumik Paul

Assistant Professor of Economics, Department of Economics, University of Nothingham – Malaysia Campus.

Saumik Paul is an Assistant Professor of Economics at the University of Nottingham, Malaysia campus (UNMC). Previously, he taught at the Osaka University, Japan and worked at the World Bank. Saumik is interested in cross-disciplinary research to study political economy of development, poverty, social protection and issues in labor market. He is an Internal Research Fellow at the Centre for Research in Economic Development and International Trade (CREDIT), a Senior Research Affiliate at the Households in Conflict Network (HiCN) and holds a Research Director position at the Future Village, an NGO dedicated to empowering the poor for sustainable livelihood.

Dr. Paul received his PhD in Economics with specialization in the fields of Development Policy from Claremont University,

Other related research work, publication, websites, and links

Historical Events and Life-satisfaction in Transition Countries.
The Impact of Emigration on Source Country wages: Evidence from the Republic of Moldova.
A Prototype Index of Municipal Performance. In Local Self-Governance in Rural Russia Study of the Decentralization Reform.
Religion, Demography, and Conflict: An Empirical Analysis of Indian States, 1980-2000.
Communities where Poor People Prosper. In Moving out of Poverty: the Promise of Empowerment and Democracy in India.
Caste Dynamics and Mobility in Uttar Pradesh. InMoving out of Poverty: the Promise of Empowerment and Democracy in India.
Opening the Pandora's Box? Trade Liberalization and Informal Labor Growth. 
Running the Numbers on Rogue States: A Comparative Perspective? In The Worst of the Worst: Rogue and Repressive States in World Order.