Dr Sharada Nia Davidson



Personal statement

I am a Lecturer (Assistant Professor) in the Department of Economics and Fraser of Allander Institute at the University of Strathclyde. I contribute to research, teaching and knowledge exchange. My ESRC funded PhD was supervised by Professor Gary Koop and awarded in October 2020 (no corrections requested).

I am a Research Associate with the 
Economic Statistics Centre of Excellence, an initiative supported by the UK's Office for National Statistics.

I have also acted as a Consultant for the European Central Bank, having previously undertaken a PhD Traineeship with the Macroprudential Policy Analysis Division.

I am committed to undertaking applied policy-relevant research and am very happy to discuss possible collaborations with partners in industry and policy.

I have diverse interests spanning: 
Applied Bayesian Macroeconometrics; International Macroeconomics and Finance; Development Economics; Macroeconomics; Economic Statistics.

Further information about my research can be found on my website:



Interdependence or contagion : a model switching approach with a focus on Latin America
Davidson Sharada Nia
Economic Modelling Vol 85, pp. 166-197 (2020)
Measuring international spillovers in uncertainty and their impact on the economy
Davidson Sharada Nia, Koop Gary, Beckmann Joscha, Schussler Rainer
European Seminar on Bayesian Econometrics (2019)
Interdependence or contagion : a model switching approach with a focus on Latin America
Davidson Sharada Nia
Rimini Centre for Economic Analysis 12th Bayesian Workshop (2018)
Globalisation, regionalism and interdependencies : the effects of extra and intra-regional shocks on Asia Pacific economies
Davidson Sharada Nia
Scottish Economics Society Annual Conference (2018)

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Professional activities

ESCoE Conference on Economic Measurement 2021
Engage Week 2021: Multi-sectoral regional modelling workshop
ESCoE Conference on Economic Measurement 2021
Member of programme committee
Journal of Asian Economics (Journal)
Peer reviewer
International Conference on Economic Modeling and Data Science EcoMod 2021
Economic Modelling (Journal)
Peer reviewer

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A Framework for the Production of Supply and Use and Input Output Tables for the Four Nations
Davidson, Sharada Nia (Principal Investigator) Black, James (Principal Investigator) Connolly, Kevin (Principal Investigator) Spowage, Mairi (Principal Investigator)
In this report, we develop a strategic framework for the production of Supply and Use Tables across the four UK nations.
01-Jan-2020 - 30-Jan-2021
Improving the Quality of Regional Economic Indicators – Interregional Trade
Davidson, Sharada Nia (Researcher) Spowage, Mairi (Principal Investigator)
01-Jan-2020 - 30-Jan-2021
ESRC Studentship (Open Competition) - Econometric Modelling in a Changing, Globalised World
Davidson, Sharada Nia (Research Co-investigator)
01-Jan-2016 - 31-Jan-2020

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