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Dr Bansi Malde

Lecturer in Economics

School of Economics, Kennedy Building, Room 225



Bansi Malde is a Lecturer in Economics, as well as a Research Associate at the Institute for Fiscal Studies, London. She holds a PhD in Economics from University College London, an MSc in Economics for Development from the University of Oxford and a BSc in Economics and Econometrics from the University of Bristol. Prior to joining the University of Kent in October 2016, she worked as a Senior Research Economist at the Institute for Fiscal Studies.

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Bansi's publications can also be found on RePEc.

Also view these in the Kent Academic Repository

Advani, A. and Malde, B. (2018). Methods to Identify Linear Network Models: A Review. Swiss Journal of Economics and Statistics [Online] 154. Available at:
Fitzsimons, E., Malde, B. and Vera-Hernandez, M. (2018). Group Size and the Efficiency of Informal Risk Sharing. Economic Journal [Online]. Available at:
Advani, A. and Malde, B. (2018). Credibly Identifying Social Effects: Accounting for Network Formation and Measurement Error. Journal of Economic Surveys [Online]. Available at:
Scott, M., Malde, B., King, C., Phiri, T., Chapota, H., Kainja, E., Banda, F. and Vera-Hernandez, M. (2018). Family networks and infant health promotion: a mixed-methods evaluation from a cluster randomised controlled trial in rural Malawi. BMJ Open [Online] 8. Available at:
Fitzsimons, E., Malde, B., Mesnard, A. and Vera-Hernandez, M. (2016). Nutrition, Information and Household Behavior: Experimental Evidence from Malawi. Journal of Development Economics [Online]:113-126. Available at:
Fitzsimons, E. and Malde, B. (2014). Empirically Probing the Quantity-Quality Model. Journal of Population Economics [Online] 27:33-68. Available at:
Showing 6 of 8 total publications in KAR. [See all in KAR]
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Research interests

  • Development Economics
  • Social Networks
  • Health Economics

More information about Bansi's research can be obtained from her webpage.

Her RePEc page is

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Administrative roles


  • Deputy Director of PhD Programmes
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Last Updated: 28/06/2019