Mr. Bruhan Konda

PhD fellow

Research group(s):
2. Structural Change and Economic Development
4. Governance and institutions

Bruhan Konda is a PhD fellow at UNU-MERIT, Maastricht University where he is currently working on the effect of caste divisions and heterogeneous benefits on the public good provision in India. He employs lab-in-field experiments for his study. He has also been involved in the project UTFI (Underground Taming of Floods for irrigation) led by International Water Management Institute (IWMI). His tasks involve evaluating the role of social divisions on the collective action and sustenance of the project. Additionally, he used to work as a researcher in the agricultural economics component at Institute for Social and Economic Change, Bangalore.

He holds two Master degrees on agricultural economics from University of Agricultural Sciences, Bangalore and on rural development from the University of Ghent, Belgium under the program International Masters of Science in Rural Development (IMRD). He was awarded with a prestigious Erasmus Mundus fellowship for talented non-EU students from European Union for his Master study, and then UNU-MERIT Fellowship for the Doctoral study at Maastricht University.

His areas of interest include agricultural economics, development economics, experimental economics and rural development. 

Selected publications by Bruhan Konda