Ph.D. in Economics, Rutgers University (2004-2009)
M.A. in Economics, Rutgers University (2004-2006)
M.S. in Q.E. (Master of Science in Quantitative Economics), Indian Statistical Institute, Calcutta, India (2002-2004)
B.Sc in Economics (Honors), Presidency College, Calcutta, India (1999-2002)
Political Economy; Micro-economic Theory; Game Theory and its Applications; Economic History; Economic History of Women
Seed money grant from IIMB for the project 'An Economic Analysis of Student Politics in India'.
Analysis of multi-prize contests (Joint work with André de Palma) - to be submitted Analysis of inequality measurement
Analysis of dowry
Economic analysis of social evils faced by women
IIM Bangalore: June 2009-present
Instructor, English Department, Rutgers University (2008 - 2009)
Instructor, Economics Department, Rutgers University (2005 - 2008)
Research Assistant, NBER (Project: "Environmental Liability, Clean-up Expenditure and Development of Old Industrial Land", Principal Investigator: Prof. Hilary Sigman) (2006 - 2008)
Research Assistant, Economics Department, Rutgers University (Principal Investigator: Prof. Tomas Sjostrom) (2007)
Other Professional Appointments:
Referee for Economics Bulletin
Academic Awards and Achievements:
Peter Asch Memorial Scholarship awarded to an outstanding student working on her dissertation in applied Microeconomics, Rutgers University (2008)
Graduate School Teaching Assistantship in the Writing Program of the department of English of Rutgers, awarded for the year 2008 - 2009
Rie Ashizawa Memorial Award in Economics for outstanding performance in the qualifying examinations, Rutgers University (2006)
Sidney Brown Prize in Economics for outstanding performance and promise in the first two years of graduate study, Rutgers University (2006)
- Enfranchisement from a Political Perspective (2011), Constitutional Political Economy, Vol. 22, Pg. 21 - 57.
- Partisan Competition and Women's Suffrage in the United States (2010), Historical Social Research/Historische Sozialforschung, Vol. 35, No. 3, Pg. 351 - 388.
- On Existence of Pure Strategy Equilibrium with Endogenous Income (2011), Social Choice and Welfare Vol. 37, No. 1, Pg. 1- 37.
- An Alternative Paradigm of Democratization: A Game-Theoretic Model and Empirical Evidence (2009) published by VDM Verlag Publishers