Dr Suraj Prasad

PhD Washington
Senior Lecturer

H04 - Merewether Building
The University of Sydney

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Biographical details

Suraj Prasad received his PhD in Economics from Washington University in St. Louis in 2007. His research interests are in the areas of organizational economics and contract theory. His primary focus is on how firms can design incentives in a variety of settings such as research oriented organizations and non-profit organizations. His work has been published in the RAND Journal of Economics and the Journal of Monetary Economics.

Research interests

  • Organizational Economics
  • Contract Theory

Forthcoming Publications

Prasad, S and DeVaro, J. The Relationship between Delegation and Incentives Across Occupations: Evidence and Theory, Journal of Industrial Economics, forthcoming.

Selected grants

2013

  • Organisational Change and the Modern Firm; Prasad S, Roger G; Group of Eight/Germany Joint Research Co-operation Scheme.

2011

  • Australian School of Business Research Grant; Prasad S; University of New South Wales/Faculty Research Grant.

2009

  • Australian School of Business Research Grant; Prasad S; University of New South Wales/Faculty Research Grant.

2008

  • Australian School of Business Research Grant; Prasad S; University of New South Wales/Faculty Research Grant.

2007

  • CAER Economic Grant, School of Economics, UNSW; Prasad S; University of New South Wales/Faculty Research Grant.

Selected publications

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Journals

  • Prasad, S., Tran, H. (2013). Work practices, incentives for skills, and training. Labour Economics, 23, 66-76. [More Information]
  • Prasad, S. (2009). Task Assignments and Incentives: Generalists versus Specialists. Rand Journal of Economics, 40(2), 380-403.
  • Prasad, S., Antinolfi, G. (2008). Commitment, Banks and Markets. Journal of Monetary Economics, 55(2), 265-277.

Conferences

  • Prasad, S., Tomaino, M. (2013). Heterogeneity in Organizations. 7th Annual Organizational Economics Workshop 2013, Sydney, Australia: University of Sydney.

Working Paper Internal

  • Prasad, S. (2012). Promotions, Up or Out Contracts, and Skill Acquisition.
  • DeVaro, J., Prasad, S. (2012). The Relationship Between Delegation and Incentives Across Occupations: Evidence and Theory.
  • Prasad, S., Tran, H. (2012). Work Practices, Incentives for Skills, and Training.

2013

  • Prasad, S., Tomaino, M. (2013). Heterogeneity in Organizations. 7th Annual Organizational Economics Workshop 2013, Sydney, Australia: University of Sydney.
  • Prasad, S., Tran, H. (2013). Work practices, incentives for skills, and training. Labour Economics, 23, 66-76. [More Information]

2012

  • Prasad, S. (2012). Promotions, Up or Out Contracts, and Skill Acquisition.
  • DeVaro, J., Prasad, S. (2012). The Relationship Between Delegation and Incentives Across Occupations: Evidence and Theory.
  • Prasad, S., Tran, H. (2012). Work Practices, Incentives for Skills, and Training.

2009

  • Prasad, S. (2009). Task Assignments and Incentives: Generalists versus Specialists. Rand Journal of Economics, 40(2), 380-403.

2008

  • Prasad, S., Antinolfi, G. (2008). Commitment, Banks and Markets. Journal of Monetary Economics, 55(2), 265-277.

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