Itismita MOHANTY

Senior Research Fellow, PhD Economics

Former affiliation

Available to supervise Higher Degree by Research students

20072020
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Biography

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 2018

  • 7 Article
  • 4 Conference contribution
1 Citations

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
File
India
Mothers
Parturition
socioeconomic status
Aptitude
drought
basin
principal component analysis
methodology
city
1 Citations

Child schooling in Ethiopia: The role of maternal autonomy

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Ethiopia
Mothers
maternal effect
Education
Health
1 Citations

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
File
Health
Small-Area Analysis
Economics
Databases
Child Health
2 Citations

Child schooling in India: The role of gender

MOHANTY, I. & Rammohan, A. 2015 In : Indian Growth and Development Review. 8, 1, p. 93-108 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

gender
education
India
village
model analysis