Gaurav is an Assistant Professor of Economics at UCSD's School of Global Policy and Strategy. He received his PhD in Economics from the University of Michigan with interests in Development Economics, Labor Economics and Applied Econometrics. His research focuses on high-skill immigration, education policy, infrastructure, public-works programs and conflict. He is a Non-resident Fellow at the Center for Global Development. Prior to joining UC San Diego, Khanna was a postdoctoral fellow at the Center for Global Development in Washington, D.C. and a consultant for the World Bank’s Poverty and Inequality Unit.