News story 27th Jul 2016

Lata Gangadharan appointed Editor of Experimental Economics

Professor Lata Gangadharan has been appointed Editor of a leading journal, Experimental Economics.

Congratulations to Professor Lata Gangadharan, who has been appointed Editor of Experimental Economics, the official journal of the Economic Science Association and a leading journal in the field of experimental research in economics. Lata is the first woman to hold this position at the journal.

This is a great achievement and recognition of Lata’s world standing. It is also an excellent reflection of our rigorous research culture and our unrelenting commitment to excellence and support for our research leaders.

Professor Colm Kearney, Head, Monash Business School

Professor Gangadharan is an experimental economist in Monash Business School’s Department of Economics and a member of the School’s Centre for Development Economics and Sustainability.

Her research focuses on conducting experiments to gain insight into human attitudes and behaviours, which she uses to inform the design of institutions to address environmental problems and promote development.

In response to her appointment, Lata said: “I am looking forward to reading interesting papers, contributing to the profession by helping improve the quality of research, and furthering the profile of experimental economics in the region”.

We wish Lata every success in this important role.

  • Lata Gangadharan

    Professor Lata Gangadharan

    Centre for Development Economics and Sustainability Department of Economics

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