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AKHIL SASIDHARAN

Economist Consultant
Galway

Summary

Economist seasoned in employing {analytical skill to identify and evaluate economic trends. Expertly employs data analysis, research and input to report economic conditions. Knowledge of local and national economic development issues and funding opportunities. Exhibits excellent presentation and writing skills and maintains cross-functional team relationships.

Overview

11
11
years of professional experience
10
10
years of post-secondary education
4
4
Languages

Work History

PhD Researcher

University Of Galway
2019.09 - 2023.12
  • Wrote research papers, reports, reviews, and summaries regarding [Economics].
  • Gathered and organized information for research purposes.
  • Performed research into study topics to increase knowledge and to provide valuable contributions.
  • Collaborated with leadership team to identify relevant questions and determine best methods of collection.
  • Synthesized data and wrote detailed reports to present research findings to stakeholders.
  • Developed research proposals, identified research objectives and created research plans.
  • Analyzed and interpreted patterns and trends.
  • Utilized statistical packages to analyze data and create visualizations.
  • Interpreted data analysis results to draw inferences and conclusions.

Teaching Assistant

University Of Galway
2019.09 - 2023.05
  • Partnered with teacher to plan and implement lessons following school's curriculum, goals, and objectives.
  • Assisted teachers with classroom management and document coordination to maintain positive learning environment.
  • Supported classroom activities, tutoring, and reviewing work.
  • Tutored struggling students individually and in small groups to reinforce learning concepts.
  • Completed daily reports on attendance and disciplinary performance.

Application Development Analyst

Accenture
2015.10 - 2017.08
  • Designed best practice documentation for development.
  • Resolved system test and validation problems to provide normal program functioning.
  • Participated in design and planning exercises for future software rollouts.
  • Collaborated with multidisciplinary teams to design and implement new technology features.
  • Collaborated with stakeholders regarding project capabilities and limitations to deliver optimal functionality.
  • Delivered support training to help customers learn key features of applications.
  • Conducted scheduled system upgrades to maximize performance.
  • Designed and developed application scripts for test scenarios.
  • Conducted data modeling, performance and integration testing.

Head of Operations

Campus Market
2012.08 - 2015.05
  • Monitored daily cash discrepancies, inventory shrinkage and drive-off.
  • Trained and guided team members to maintain high productivity and performance metrics.
  • Tracked trends and suggested enhancements to both challenge and refine start up's product offerings.
  • Updated and resolved incidents and managed accessorial charges objectively while maximizing profit.
  • Supervised creation of exciting merchandise displays to catch attention of store customers.
  • Managed purchasing, sales, marketing and customer account operations efficiently.

Education

Ph.D. - Economics

University of Galway
Galway, Ireland
2019.05 - 2024.02

Masters in Economic Science (International Finance) - Economics

University of Galway
Galway, Ireland
2018.05 - 2019.08

Bachelor of Technology - Mechanical Engineering

College of Engineering Trivandrum
Trivandrum, India
2011.06 - 2015.05

Skills

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Publications

  • Stars as catalysts: an event-study analysis of the impact of star-scientist recruitment on local research performance in a small open economy., McHale, J., Harold, J., Mei, J. C., Sasidharan, A., & Yadav, A, 2022, Journal of Economic Geography
  • Star Help and Knowledge Transfer: An Event Study Analysis of Star Interactions Observed from Acknowledgement Texts., Sasidharan, A., McHale, J., & Harold, J, 2023, Under Review, Journal of Technology Transfer
  • Star Arrival Effects on Scientists’ Productivity with Different Intensity of Relatedness to the Star., McHale, J., Harold, J., Jefferson, G., Mei, J. C., Sasidharan, A., & Yadav, A, 2023, Working Paper
  • Estimating the Impact of Star move on their own Research Productivity., Sasidharan, A., McHale, J., & Harold, J, 2024, Working Paper

References

  • John McHale, Professor of Economics, University of Galway, john.mchale@universityofgalway.ie
  • Eoin Cullina, Atlantic Technological University, eoin.cullina@atu.ie

Software

Stata

Python

R-Studio

E-Views

SAP-FI module

MS Office

Languages

English

Hindi

Malayalam

German

Timeline

PhD Researcher

University Of Galway
2019.09 - 2023.12

Teaching Assistant

University Of Galway
2019.09 - 2023.05

Ph.D. - Economics

University of Galway
2019.05 - 2024.02

Masters in Economic Science (International Finance) - Economics

University of Galway
2018.05 - 2019.08

Application Development Analyst

Accenture
2015.10 - 2017.08

Head of Operations

Campus Market
2012.08 - 2015.05

Bachelor of Technology - Mechanical Engineering

College of Engineering Trivandrum
2011.06 - 2015.05
AKHIL SASIDHARANEconomist Consultant