Indraneel Dasgupta
Research Fellow

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Dasgupta Indraneel Dasgupta is currently Professor, Economic Research Unit, Indian Statistical Institute, Calcutta, India. He was educated at Presidency College (Calcutta), Jawaharlal Nehru University (Delhi) and the University of California.

Indraneel’s research interests lie broadly in the areas of microeconomic theory, development economics and public economics, with a policy focus on issues relating to inequality and distributive conflict. His work in microeconomic theory has focused on foundational issues in revealed preference theory. His research in the areas of development economics and public economics has addressed aspects of intra-household distribution, charitable donation, group inequality, identity conflict and class antagonism. Indraneel has published in the American Journal of Agricultural Economics, BE Journal of Theoretical Economics, Defence and Peace Economics, Economic Development and Cultural Change, Economic Theory, European Economic Review, Journal of Agricultural Economics, Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, Journal of Economic Inequality, Journal of Economic Theory, Journal of Globalization and Development, Journal of Institutional and Theoretical Economics, Journal of Public Economics, Oxford Economic Papers and Social Choice and Welfare. His research has been supported by the US Department of Agriculture, the Pew Charitable Trusts US, and the European Union.

Indraneel has been an academic visitor to a number of institutions in the US, Europe, Asia and Australia, including Alicante, Australian National University, Carlos III, CORE, Cornell, Delhi School of Economics, Dhaka, Indian Statistical Institute, Namur, Tulane and WIDER, Helsinki. Indraneel taught at Deakin University, Australia, Nottingham University, UK, Durham University, UK, and the Centre for Studies in Social Sciences, Calcutta, before moving to the Indian Statistical Institute in 2012. He joined IZA as a Research Fellow in January 2008.

Indraneel is currently a member of the editorial board of the Journal of Development Studies.
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IZA Discussion Papers:
No. Author(s)
10881  Indraneel Dasgupta
Ranajoy Guha Neogi
Between-Group Contests over Group-Specific Public Goods with Within-Group Fragmentation
9731  Dripto Bakshi
Indraneel Dasgupta
Identity Conflict with Cross-Border Spillovers
9159  Dripto Bakshi
Indraneel Dasgupta
A Model of Dynamic Conflict in Ethnocracies
(forthcoming in: Defence and Peace Economics, 2017)
8051  Ronelle Burger
Indraneel Dasgupta
Trudy Owens
Why Pay NGOs to Involve the Community?
(published in: Annals of Public and Cooperative Economics, 2015, 86(1), 7-31)
7924  Indraneel Dasgupta
Diganta Mukherjee
Assimilation, Criminality and Ethnic Conflict
6221  Ronelle Burger
Indraneel Dasgupta
Trudy Owens
A Model of NGO Regulation with an Application to Uganda
(published in: Economic Development and Cultural Change, 2015, 64(1), 71-111)
5767  Abbi M. Kedir
Richard Disney
Indraneel Dasgupta
Why Use ROSCAs When You Can Use Banks? Theory and Evidence from Ethiopia
4818  Indraneel Dasgupta
Prasanta K. Pattanaik
Comparative Statics for a Consumer with Possibly Multiple Optimum Consumption Bundles
4604  Spiros Bougheas
Indraneel Dasgupta
Oliver Morrissey
Repayment versus Investment Conditions and Exclusivity in Lending Contracts
(published in: Journal of Institutional and Theoretical Economics, 2011, 167 (2), 247-265.)
4596  Indraneel Dasgupta
Contraction Consistent Stochastic Choice Correspondence
(published in: Social Choice and Welfare, 2011, 37 (4), 643-658)
4529  Indraneel Dasgupta
Mother or Child? Intra-Household Redistribution under Gender-Asymmetric Altruism
(published in: Journal of Globalization and Development, 2011, 2 (1), Article 2)
4018  Indraneel Dasgupta
Supply Theory sans Profit-Maximization
(published in: B.E. Journal of Theoretical Economics: Contributions to Theoretical Economics, 2009, 9 (1), Article 26)
3988  Indraneel Dasgupta
Why Praise Inequality? Public Good Provision, Income Distribution and Social Welfare
3631  Indraneel Dasgupta
‘Living’ Wage, Class Conflict and Ethnic Strife
(published in: Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, 2009, 72 (2), 750-765)
3336  Indraneel Dasgupta
Pushkar Maitra
Diganta Mukherjee
‘Arranged’ Marriage, Co-Residence and Female Schooling: A Model with Evidence from India
(published in: Mukhopadhyay, H. et al. (eds.), Dimensions of Economic Theory and Policy, Delhi, Oxford University Press, 2011 )
3317  Indraneel Dasgupta
Ravi Kanbur
Should Egalitarians Expropriate Philanthropists?
(published as "Does Philanthropy Reduce Inequality?" in: Journal of Economic Inequality, 2011, 9 (1), 1-21)