A. Nilesh Fernando

Assistant Professor of Economics; concurrent assistant professor in the Keough School of Global Affairs

719 Flanner Hall
University of Notre Dame
Notre Dame, IN 46556

(574) 631-1432
nilesh.fernando@nd.edu

A. Nilesh Fernando


Areas of expertise: Development economics; labor economics; applied econometrics; migration and structural change; technology adoption in agriculture


A. Nilesh Fernando is an assistant professor in the department of economics and a concurrent assistant professor in the Keough School of Global Affairs.

Fernando is a development economist whose research agenda focuses on understanding frictions in labor markets and the agricultural sector in the developing world. His current projects relate to migration, culture, structural change and technology adoption.

He earned a Ph.D. from Harvard University in 2015 and completed his undergraduate studies at Hampshire College.

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