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Akshay Kotak

Senior Economist & Research Analyst

Akshay is a Senior Economist and Research Analyst at the Information and Communications Technology Council (ICTC) and is currently based in Vancouver. He brings over 8 years of experience in economic research and analysis in academic, business, and policy settings. He is a research associate affiliated with the Systemic Risk Centre at the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) and has previously worked as a researcher at the International Monetary Fund in Washington, DC, and as an oilfield engineer at Schlumberger in Norway. He was also co-founder of one of India’s first robo-advisors.

Akshay holds a DPhil in Financial Economics from the University of Oxford, and a BS in Industrial Engineering and Economics from the Georgia Institute of Technology. His research interests include macroeconomics, capital and labour markets, and the economic, societal, and environmental impacts of technology.

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Outlook Report

Onwards and Upwards

Digital Talent Outlook 2025

27 August 2021 · Maryna Ivus, Akshay Kotak

Report
Smart Cities

Work in Progress

Emerging Smart City Occupations

May 25, 2021 · Akshay Kotak, Khiran O'Neill

Report
Additive Manufacturing

Just Press “Print”

Canada’s Additive Manufacturing Ecosystem

April 29, 2021 · Chris Herron, Maryna Ivus, Akshay Kotak

Report

Revised Labour Market Outlook for 2022

December 3, 2020 · Maryna Ivus, Akshay Kotak

Article

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