Indraneel Dasgupta

Indian Statistical Institute, India, and IZA, Germany

IZA World of Labor role


Current position

Professor, Economic Research Unit, Indian Statistical Institute

Research interest

Microeconomic theory, development economics, and public economics

Past positions

Professor, Centre for Studies in Social Sciences, India, 2010–2012; Professor, Durham University, UK, 2009–2010; Associate Professor and Reader, University of Nottingham, UK, 2006–2008


PhD Economics, University of California, Riverside, 1997

Selected publications

  • “Linguistic assimilation and ethno-religious conflict.” In: Buchholtz, W., and D. Ruebbelke (eds). The Theory of Externalities and Public Goods: Essays in Memory of Richard C. Cornes. Berlin: Springer, 2017; pp. 219–242.

  • "Why pay NGOs to involve the community?” Annals of Public and Cooperative Economics 86:1 (2015): 7–31 (with R. Burger and T. Owens).

  • “A model of nongovernmental organization regulation with an application to Uganda.” Economic Development and Cultural Change 64:1 (2015): 71–111 (with R. Burger and T. Owens).

  • “'Arranged' marriage, co-residence and female schooling: A model with evidence from India.” In: Mukhopadhyay, H., K. Ghosh Dastidar, and U. Sinha (eds). Dimensions of Economic Theory and Policy: Essays for Anjan Mukherji. Delhi: Oxford University Press, 2011; pp. 337–367 (with P. Maitra and D. Mukherjee).

  • “Contraction consistent stochastic choice correspondence.” Social Choice and Welfare 37:4 (2011): 643–658.