Jesmin Rupa

Jesmin Rupa

School of Economics and Public Policy

Faculty of Arts, Business, Law and Economics


Dr Jesmin Rupa is an applied economist with a research interest in development economics, public health and related policy implications. Dr Rupa has research expertise both in qualitative and quantitative research analyses. Her recent publications demonstrates her research skills in different mix-methodologies. Currently she is working as a Post-doctoral research associate at the University of South Australia (UniSA STEM and Business School). She is also a visiting lecturer in the School of Economics and Public Policy at the University of Adelaide. She also has a research officer position in the department of Rehabilitation, Aged and Palliative Care at Flinders University. Dr Rupa conferred her PhD in 2019 and Masters in 2014 from the University of Adelaide. Her thesis received Dean's Commendation for Doctoral Excellence. She was also invited to be the mace bearer at her graduation ceremony on 3 May, 2019. Dr Rupa has published all her research works in either domestic and international conferences or in peer-reviewed journals (Economics and Health related journals).

Dr Jesmin Rupa is an applied economist with a research interest in development economics, public health and related policy implications. Dr Rupa has research expertise both in qualitative and quantitative research analyses. Her recent publications demonstrates her research skills in different mix-methodologies. Currently she is working as a Post-doctoral research associate at the University of South Australia (UniSA STEM and Business School). She is also a visiting lecturer in the School of Economics and Public Policy at the University of Adelaide. She also has a research officer position in the department of Rehabilitation, Aged and Palliative Care at Flinders University. Dr Rupa conferred her PhD in 2019 and Masters in 2014 from the University of Adelaide. Her thesis received Dean's Commendation for Doctoral Excellence. She was also invited to be the mace bearer at her graduation ceremony on 3 May, 2019. Dr Rupa has published all her research works in either domestic and international conferences or in peer-reviewed journals (Economics and Health related journals). 

 

Qualifications

Doctor of Philosophy (2019), The Centre for Global Food and Resources, Faculty of Business, Law and Economics, The University of Adelaide. Dean's Commendation Award 2019. Mace Bearer of the Graduation Ceremony 3 May 2019.

Master of Philosophy 2014, School of Economics and Public Policy, The University of Adelaide

Master of Social Science 2006, Economics, University of Dhaka

Bachelor of Social Science 2004, Economics, University of Dhaka

Publications

A 'plethora of services' but a lack of consistency: A qualitative study of service providers' perspectives about transitioning from hospital to home for older South Australians.

Australasian journal on ageing

2022 | Journal article

DOI: 10.1111/ajag.13080

Establishing and evaluating a quality improvement collaborative to address hospital to home transitions for older people.

BMJ open quality

2022 | Journal article

DOI: 10.1136/bmjoq-2021-001774

An integrated knowledge translation approach to address avoidable rehospitalisations and unplanned admissions for older people in South Australia: implementation and evaluation program plan.

Implementation science communications

2021 | Journal article

DOI: 10.1186/s43058-021-00141-w

Understanding food westernisation and other contemporary drivers of adult, adolescent and child nutrition quality in urban Vietnam.

Public health nutrition

2020 | Journal article

DOI: 10.1017/s1368980020001354

Does food market modernisation lead to improved dietary diversity and diet quality for urban Vietnamese households

Australian Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics

2019 | Journal article

DOI: 10.1111/1467-8489.12308

Gender specific effects of exports on work decisions in Indonesia

The Journal of International Trade & Economic Development

2019 | Journal article

DOI: 10.1080/09638199.2019.1582685

Analysing the impact of household health and economic shocks on food security and dietary diversity: evidence from rural Bangladesh

Research Papers in Economics

Journal article

DOI: 10.22004/ag.econ.235594

  • Appointments

    Date Position Institution name
    2022 - ongoing Post-doctoral Research Associate UniSA STEM, University of South Australia
    2020 - ongoing Research Officer Flinders University
    2019 - ongoing Visiting Lecturer The University of Adelaide
  • Language Competencies

    Language Competency
    Bengali Can read, write, speak, understand spoken and peer review
    English Can read, write, speak, understand spoken and peer review
    Hindi Can speak and understand spoken
  • Education

    Date Institution name Country Title
    2019 The Faculty of Arts, Business, Law and Economics, University of Adelaide Australia Doctor of Philosophy
    2014 School of Economics and Public Policy, University of Adelaide Australia Master of Philosophy (Economics)
    The University of Dhaka Bangladesh Masters by Coursework (Economics)
    University of Dhaka Bangladesh Bachelor of Social science (Economics)
  • Certifications

    Date Title Institution name Country
    Certificate course on Qualitative Research Methods, Massachusetts Institute of Technology online learning, Completed with 100% grade in January 2021. Massachusetts Institute of Technology (online) United States
    AGRICULTURAL RESEARCH LEADERSHIP AND MANAGEMENT WORKSHOP Researchers in Agriculture for International Develoment (RAID)
    STATA training for quantitative analysis 2016. Stata Corp
  • Research Interests

  • Journals

    Year Citation
    2022 Laver, K., Lynch, E., Rupa, J., McNamara, C., Crotty, M., & Harvey, G. (2022). Establishing and evaluating a quality improvement collaborative to address hospital to home transitions for older people. BMJ Open Quality, 11(1), e001774.
    DOI
    2022 Rupa, J., Laver, K., Harvey, G., McNamara, C., Crotty, M., & Lynch, E. A. (2022). A ‘plethora of services’ but a lack of consistency: A qualitative study of service providers' perspectives about transitioning from hospital to home for older South Australians. Australasian Journal on Ageing, 8 pages.
    DOI
    2021 Harvey, G., Pham, C. T., Inacio, M. C., Laver, K., Lynch, E. A., Jorissen, R. N., . . . Crotty, M. (2021). An integrated knowledge translation approach to address avoidable rehospitalisations and unplanned admissions for older people in South Australia: implementation and evaluation program plan. Implementation science communications, 2(1), 1-7.
    DOI Europe PMC1
    2020 Umberger, W. J., Rupa, J. A., & Zeng, D. (2020). Understanding food westernisation and other contemporary drivers of adult, adolescent and child nutrition quality in urban Vietnam.. Public Health Nutr, 23(14), 2571-2583.
    DOI Scopus5 WoS3 Europe PMC1
    2019 Chesnokova, T., Rupa, J., & Sim, N. (2019). Gender specific effects of exports on work decisions in Indonesia. The Journal of International Trade and Economic Development: an international and comparative review, 28(6), 686-711.
    DOI WoS1
    2019 Rupa, J. A., Umberger, W. J., & Zeng, D. (2019). Does food market modernisation lead to improved dietary diversity and diet quality for urban Vietnamese households?. Australian Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics, 63(3), 499-520.
    DOI Scopus11 WoS12
    2017 Chesnokova, T., Rupa, J., & Sim, N. (2017). Do exports lead to more women empowerment? Some insights from the gender specific effects of exports on labour force participation in Indonesia. Economic Development and Cultural Change.
  • Conference Papers

  • Conference Items

    Year Citation
    2018 Rupa, J. A., Umberger, W., & Zeng, D. (2018). The use of modern food markets and household dietary diversity and diet quality in urban Vietnam: Is there a link?. Poster session presented at the meeting of 62nd Australian Agricultural and Resouce Economics Society (AARES) Annual Conference. Adelaide.
    2017 Rupa, J., Ahmed, S., Umberger, W., Zeng, D., & Sim, N. (2017). Analysing the association between rural farm household health and economic shocks and food security in Bangladesh: a consolidated approach of measuring food security. Poster session presented at the meeting of PowerPoint presentation at 61st Australian Agricultural and Resource Economics Society's Annual Conference. Brisbane, Qld..
    2016 Rupa, J., Ahmed, S., Umberger, W., & Zeng, D. (2016). Analysing the association between rural farm household health and economic shocks and food security in Bangladesh: a consolidated approach of measuring food security. Poster session presented at the meeting of XXIII Agri-food Research Network (AFRN) conference. Adelaide, SA.
  • Theses

    Year Citation
    2014 Rupa, J. A. (2014). Globalization and Gender Gap in Indonesia. (Master's Thesis, The University of Adelaide).
  • Working Paper

    Year Citation
    2016 Rupa, J. A., Ahmed, S., Umberger, W., Zeng, D., & Sim, N. (2016). Analysing the association between rural farm household health and economic shocks and food security in Bangladesh: a consolidated approach of measuring food security.

Award and Scholarships

2015 - 2018:  The University of Adelaide Divisional Scholarship for Doctor of Philosophy

    2015 (January - March): Higher Degree by Research Thesis write up funding (AUD 10,000), The University of Adelaide

 2012 - 2014: Australian Postgraduate Award (APA)

 1999-2004: University Scholarship for Academic Excellence, University of Dhaka

 Higher Secondary School Certificate Scholarship, Board of Dhaka, Ministry of Education, Bangladesh

Travel Grants:

AAEA Travel Grant 2017

AARES Annual Conferences 2017-2019 (travel grants for all three years)

Visiting Lecturer, 2019-present, School of Economics and Public Policy, The Faculty of Arts, Business, Law and Economics, The University of Adelaide.

Courses taught:

Economic Development IV (PG and Honours), Development Economics UG/PG, International Trade and Investment Policy UG/PG, Economic Principles UG/PG.

  • Memberships

    Date Role Membership Country
    2017 - ongoing Member Researchers in agriculture for International Development (RAID) Australia
    2016 - ongoing Member Australian Agricultural and Resource Economic Society Australia

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