Samyam Shrestha

I am a fourth-year Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Agricultural and Applied Economics at the University of Georgia. My research interests lie at the intersections of labor economics, agricultural economics, and economic development. I am also a Consultant at The World Bank.

Curriculum Vitae (Jun 2023)


Working Papers

Labor Market Effects of the Venezuelan Refugee Crisis in Brazil (with Hugo Sant’Anna) [Under review]

Seasonal Farm Labor Shortage and the Production and Trade of Labor-Intensive Agricultural Commodities [Draft available upon request]


Selected Work in Progress

Immigration, Entrepreneurship, and Firm Entry/Exit (with Hugo Sant’Anna)

The Adverse Effect Wage Rate, Crop Choice, and Land Use