About: Lata Gangadharan is a Professor in Economics at Monash University. She is an experimental economist who is interested in understanding and designing
appropriate institutions for the environment and for development. She has conducted experiments to understand: attitudes towards peer punishment to solve social
dilemma problems, incentives in environmental markets, propensity for corruption in different countries, trust and trustworthiness between individuals in economic
transactions and selection into labour market programs in developing countries.
Organisation: Department of Economics, Monash University
Research Interests: Experimental Economics, Environmental Economics, Institutions and Development.