Shatakshee Dhongde

Shatakshee Dhongde

Associate Dean for Academic Affairs
Associate Professor
BBISS Co-lead: SEEDS (Southeast Exchange of Development Studies)

Shatakshee Dhongde is Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and Associate Professor of Economics at Georgia Tech. She obtained her PhD. from the University of California, Riverside. She is also a research affiliate with the Institute of Research on Poverty at the University of Wisconsin, Madison. Her research has focused on the economics of poverty. Poverty is a multidimensional concept and is often not captured by income levels. Her papers measure poverty in its many forms and have been published in leading economics journals. In particular, her research on measuring multidimensional poverty in the United States has been highlighted in the national media, including NPR. She was awarded the Nancy and Richard Ruggles Prize for young researchers by the International Association of Review of Income and Wealth (IARIW). She serves on the Editorial Board of the Journal of Poverty and Social Justice.

Office Location:
Old CE Building, Room 221

Departmental Bio

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    Georgia Institute of Technology

    Ivan Allen College of Liberal Arts
    School of Economics
    Additional Research:
    • Applied Econometrics
    • Development Economics
    • Economic Measurement
    • Inequality and Poverty

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