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Neelam Maharaj

BA (Hons) (Bombay University), BA (La Trobe)

Research Fellow, College of Business

Neelam Maharaj has been with the Centre for Strategic Economic Studies (CSES), now Victoria Institute of Strategic Economic Studies (VISES) since 2003. Previously she was Consultant to TradeData (1997-2002), mainly coordinating and administering research projects and preparing reports analysing trade trends for clients.

Her other positions were as Senior Industry Analyst at IBIS Business Information (1989-2001) where she was responsible for analysing and monitoring up to 80 industries. She has also worked as Private Consultant mainly for the National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) (1987-1989) and Senior Policy Coordinator at the Australian Chamber of Manufacturers (pre 1987).

Publications

Research reports

Rasmussen, B, Maharaj, N, van Hulten, A, Sheehan, P, Welsh, A & Weller, S 2009, Updating Melbourne's West, Final Draft Report to DIIRD and Victoria University, Melbourne, December

Weller, S, Sheehan, P, Tomaney, J, van Hulten, A & Maharaj, N 2009, Carbon Pollution Scheme: Adjustment Strategy for the La Trobe Valley, Final Report prepared for the Department of Treasury and Finance, Victoria, Melbourne, February

Sheehan, P, Rasmussen, B, Sweeny, K, Grewal, B, Ahmed, A, Maharaj, N & Zheng Xiaoying 2008, Investing in the Future: An Assessment of the Returns to Investment in Health Innovation, Framework Paper prepared for the Life Science and Innovation Forum (LSIF) VI, Lima, Peru, 14-15 August, Centre for Strategic Economic Studies (Victoria University, Melbourne) and Institute for Population Research (Peking University, Beijing)

Rasmussen, B & Maharaj, N 2008, Health Cluster, CCC Briefing Paper, Report to Victoria University Cluster Study Project, April, CSES, Victoria University, Melbourne

Rasmussen, B & Maharaj, N 2008, ICT Cluster, CCC Briefing Paper, Report to Victoria University Cluster Study Project, May, CSES, Victoria University, Melbourne

Rasmussen, R & Maharaj, N 2008, Engineering and Infrastructure Cluster, CCC Briefing Paper, Report to Victoria University Cluster Study Project, May, CSES, Victoria University, Melbourne

Rasmussen , B & Maharaj, N 2008, Human Services, CCC Briefing Paper, Report to Victoria University Cluster Study Project, July, CSES, Victoria University, Melbourne

Areas of expertise

  • Industry analysis
  • Innovation policy
  • Melbourne western region

Contact details

+61 3 9919 1019