Aashish Mehta

Aashish Mehta is an Assistant Professor at UCSB with research interests in; economic development, employment, and inequality. See his Website or CV for more biographical information.

"Manufacturing matters, but it’s the jobs that count." (with Jesus Felipe and Changyong Rhee, 2014) Asian Development Bank, Economics Working Paper Series 420.

"Pilferage from opaque food subsidy programs: theory and evidence." (with Shikha Jha) Food Policy (2014).

"Asia’s Economic Transformation: Where to, How and How fast?" (with Jesus Felipe (lead), Roehl Briohnes, Douglas Brooks and Hubertus Verspagen) In Key Indicators for Asia and the Pacific 2013. Asian Development Bank (2013)

"Self-targeted food subsidies and voice: Evidence from the Philippines." (with Shikha Jha and Pilipinas Quising) Food Policy (2013).

"Where have all the educated workers gone? Services and wage inequality in three Asian economies." (with Jesus Felipe, Pilipinas Quising and Sheila Camingue) Metroeconomica (2013).

Curriculum Vitae
Academic Area
  • Ph.D., Agricultural and Applied Economics, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2004
  • Master's Certificate, Energy Analysis and Policy, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2003
  • M.Sc., Economics, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2000
  • B.A., Economics, Oberlin College, 1997