Samira Choudhury

Samira Choudhury
School of Economics
Faculty of the Professions

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Samira Choudhury

Welcome to my homepage. I am a Ph.D. candidate at the School of Economics, The University of Adelaide under the supervisor of Prof. Kym Anderson. My research focuses on agricultural development and nutrition.

Before joining The University of Adelaide, I worked for International Food Policy Research Institute in Bangladesh as a Research Analyst. I hold a Master's degree in Development Economics from the University of Sussex, United Kingdom and a Bachelor's degree in Economics from Ithaca College, USA.

  • Agricultural Economics
  • Development Economics
  • Applied Microeconometrics


Date Institution name Country Title
2007 - 2008 University of Sussex United Kingdom Master of Arts, Development Economics
2003 - 2006 Ithaca College United States Bachelor of Arts


Date Citation
2016 Choudhury,S, Headey,D, 2016, What Drives Diversification of National Food Supplies? A Cross-Country Analysis, IFPRI Discussion Paper, 1581, -

2014-Present: International Postgraduate Research Scholarship, Australian Postgraduate Award

2003-2006: Dean's Scholarship, Ithaca Access Grant, George Textor Academic Merit Scholarship

Teaching Assistant (Tutor):

2015-Present: Resource and Environmental Economics III, Principles of Microeconomics I, Principles of Economics I

  • Prof. Kym Anderson (Principal Supervisor)
  • Dr. Derek Headey (External Supervisor)
  • Dr. Terence Cheng (Co-supervisor)


Date Role Membership Country
2017 Member Royal Economic Society United Kingdom
2017 Member American Economic Association United States