I am Rajesh Ramachandran, a senior lecturer at Monash University Malaysia. I previosuly held post-doctoral positions at the Faculty of Economics at Heidelberg and Goethe University.

I obtained my Ph.D. at the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona.

My principal areas of research lie at the intersection of development economics and its political economy. My primary research interests include political linguistics, economics of discrimination, economics of education, institutional economics and social identity.


You can find a copy of my research statement outlining my research agenda and interests here.


Contact Information

Alfred Weber Institut for Economics

Room no. 01.008

Heidelberg University

Bergheimer Strasse 58, 69115

Heidelberg, Germany

E-mail Rajesh.Ramachandran[at]monash[dot]edu