Itismita Mohanty

Senior Research Fellow, PhD Economics

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Itismita joined CeRAPH in April 2014 and prior to that she was a Research Fellow at National Centre for Social and Economic Modelling (NATSEM) since 2011. Itismita completed her PhD in Economics from the University of Sydney in 2009. She was working as an Associate Lecturer in Economics at University of Sydney. She has strong interest in quantitative modelling of economic, social and health related issues preferably using applied data analysis, programming or computer modelling methods, econometric analysis and policy evaluation methods. 

Research Interests

Itismita has expertise in applied microeconomic research in the field of labour economics, health economics, environmental economics and public policy analysis. She has expertise in modelling using applied data analysis, microsimulation modelling, econometric analysis and policy evaluation methods. 

Itismita has been undertaking research on the broad area of welfare economics – modelling wellbeing, resilience and adaptive capacity in regional Australia; spatial modelling of wellbeing, social exclusion, disadvantage and inequality such as the income inequality, jobless families, the risk of homelessness and ageing communities – the health care need of aging communities in Australia. She has specialised expertise in cross-sectional and panel data analysis using STATA and programming in SAS.

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Projects 2011 2020

Research Output 2007 2019

  • 9 Article
  • 3 Conference contribution
  • 1 Chapter
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A longitudinal analysis of mental and general health status of informal carers in Australia

Mohanty, I. & Niyonsenga, T., 1 Nov 2019, In : BMC Public Health. 19, p. 1-16 16 p., 1436.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Health Status
Mental Health
1 Citation (Scopus)
8 Downloads (Pure)

Maternal autonomy and birth registration in India: Who gets counted?

MOHANTY, I. & GEBREMEDHIN, T., 2018, In : PLoS One. 13, 3, p. 1-12 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
socioeconomic status

Assessing adaptive capacity during the drought period in the Murray–Darling Basin

VIDYATTAMA, Y., PEARSON, L., TANTON, R. & MOHANTY, I., Apr 2017, In : Asia-Pacific Journal of Regional Science. 1, 1, p. 155-170 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

principal component analysis
2 Citations (Scopus)
10 Downloads (Pure)

Child schooling in Ethiopia: The role of maternal autonomy

GEBREMEDHIN, T. & MOHANTY, I., 2016, In : PLoS One. 11, 12, p. 1-20 20 p., e0167639.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
maternal effect
2 Citations (Scopus)
3 Downloads (Pure)

Child Social Exclusion Risk and Child Health Outcomes in Australia

MOHANTY, I., Edvardsson, M., Abello, A. & Eldridge, D., 2016, In : PLoS One. 11, 5, p. 1-16 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Small-Area Analysis
Child Health