Dr Sharada Nia Davidson

Lecturer

Economics

Personal statement

Sharada Davidson is a Lecturer (Assistant Professor) in the Department of Economics and Fraser of Allander Institute.   Sharada has a strong track record of delivering policy oriented outputs covering a wide range of topics, for instance, relating to the global macroeconomy, central banking and economic measurement at the subnational level.  She also has a strong interest in using time series methods to analyse emerging market and developing economies.  She has worked as a Consultant for the European Central Bank and is a Research Associate with the ONS-funded Economic Statistics Centre of Excellence.

Further information about Sharada's research, teaching and client-based work can be found on her website 

Publications

Regional integration and decoupling in the Asia Pacific : a Bayesian Panel VAR approach
Davidson Sharada Nia
IMF Economic Review Vol 70, pp. 773-807 (2022)
https://doi.org/10.1057/s41308-022-00174-8
Cross-country uncertainty spillovers : evidence from international survey data
Beckmann Joscha, Davidson Sharada Nia, Koop Gary, Schussler Rainer
Journal of International Money and Finance Vol 130 (2022)
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jimonfin.2022.102760
Improving the Quality of Regional Economic Indicators in the UK : A Framework for the Production of Supply and Use and Input Output Tables for the Four Nations
Davidson Sharada Nia, Black James, Connolly Kevin, Spowage Mairi
(2022)
Building a Suite of Subnational Socioeconomic Indicators for the United Kingdom : Opportunities, Challenges and Recommendations
Davidson Sharada Nia, Connolly Kevin, Crummey Ciara, Brazzelli Niccolò, Spowage Mairi
(2022)
Building a suite of subnational socioeconomic indicators for the United Kingdom : opportunities, challenges and recommendations
Davidson Sharada Nia, Connolly Kevin, Crummey Ciara, Brazzelli Niccolo, Spowage Mairi
ESCoE Conference on Economic Measurement 2022 (2022)
Improving the quality of regional economic indicators in the UK : a framework for interregional trade data collection and estimation [ESCoE TR-13]
Spowage Mairi, Davidson Sharada Nia
(2021)

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Teaching

Sharada is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy and First Year Co-ordinator for the Undergraduate Programme in Economics.  She is involved in a wide range of modules, teaching students econometrics and forecasting on the:

  • BA (Hons) in Economics
  • MSc in Economics and Policy of Energy and Climate Change 
  • Scottish Graduate Programme in Economics at the University of Edinburgh

Research interests

Sharada's research agenda is centred around three overlapping themes:

  • Developing Bayesian econometric methods to analyse the global macroeconomy.

  • Analysing spillovers and interdependencies between countries and regions.

  • Developing modelling techniques and frameworks to inform policymaking.

Professional activities

The Nonlinear Effects of Shocks to Bank Capital Vulnerability in Euro Area Countries
Invited speaker
31/5/2022
Panel on Addressing the Challenges of Subnational Statistics
Invited speaker
25/5/2022
Building a Suite of Subnational Socioeconomic Indicators for the UK: Opportunities, Challenges and Recommendations
Invited speaker
24/5/2022
The Nonlinear Effects of Shocks to Bank Capital Vulnerability in Euro Area Countries
Invited speaker
18/5/2022
ESCoE Webinar: Building a Suite of Subnational Socioeconomic Indicators for the UK
Invited speaker
24/2/2022
ESCoE Conference on Economic Measurement 2022
Member of programme committee
2022

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Projects

Northern Ireland Economic Data Innovation Fund
Connolly, Kevin (Principal Investigator) Davidson, Sharada Nia (Co-investigator)
01-Jan-2022 - 31-Jan-2023
Improving the Quality of Regional Economic Indicators: A Scoping Study for the Development of a Suite of Subnational Indicators
Davidson, Sharada Nia (Principal Investigator) Connolly, Kevin (Co-investigator) Spowage, Mairi (Co-investigator) Crummey, Ciara (Researcher)
20-Jan-2021 - 19-Jan-2022
Improving the Quality of Regional Economic Indicators: 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: A Framework for Interregional Trade Data Collection and Estimation
Davidson, Sharada Nia (Researcher) Spowage, Mairi (Principal Investigator)
01-Jan-2020 - 30-Jan-2021
The Nonlinear Effects of Banks' Vulnerability to Capital Depletion in Euro Area Countries
Davidson, Sharada Nia (Principal Investigator) Moccero, Diego (Co-investigator)
01-Jan-2019 - 28-Jan-2023
ESRC Studentship (Open Competition): Econometric Modelling in a Changing, Globalised World
Davidson, Sharada Nia (Principal Investigator)
01-Jan-2016 - 31-Jan-2020

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