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Ranjan Shrestha, Assistant Professor

Location: Liberal Arts 405

Phone: (406) 243-4497



Ranjan Shrestha is a development economist whose research focuses on health and development policies, especially in Indonesia. He joined the University of Montana in 2007 after completing his PhD from the Ohio State University. He teaches principles and intermediate macroeconomics, health economics, labor economics, and advanced development economics. 


Ph.D., The Ohio State University, 2007

Research Interests


My research areas are in the fields of development, labor and demographic, and health economics with a focus on evaluating health policies in developing countries.  I am currently working on evaluating social protection programs in Indonesia using the Indonesian Family Life Survey, a large longitudinal survey that has tracked over 7000 households over time. 

Field of Study

 Development Economics, Labor and Demographic Economics, Health Economics


ECNS 302: Intermediate Macroeconomics

ECNS 310: Health Economics

ECNS 312: Labor Economics

ECNS 450: Advanced Topics in Development Economics