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Partha Chatterjee

PARTHA CHATTERJEE

Dean of Academics
Professor of Economics  
Shiv Nadar IOE, Delhi-NCR

Partha Chatterjee is a macroeconomist based in India. A Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Minnesota, Professor Chatterjee’s research interests are broadly in macroeconomics, international economics, and issues related to emerging economies. His current research focus is on understanding the dynamics of economic performance in India and other emerging economies.  His work has been published in reputable journals, and he regularly speaks at conferences and workshops. He also contributes articles to leading newspapers and magazines and has participated in discussions on TV and radio like BBC World News, CNBC, Zee Business, Korean Radio Channel TBS, etc.

He is also interested in issues of higher education, particularly in India. He was the Founding Head of the Department of Economics and served as its head from 2013 to 2022. He was also the first Dean for International Partnerships at Shiv Nadar University.

 

He is currently a Professor at the Department of Economics at Shiv Nadar Institute of Eminence, Delhi-NCR.

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Recent Activities

NEW POSTS
The promise and peril of generative AI: Should research be stopped?
India's GDP figures for Jan-Mar 2023 Quarter - My inital reaction at BBC World News.
Robert Lucas, the Nobel laureate who revolutionized macroeconomics
LABOR MARKET IN INDIA AND COVID: A NEW PUBLICATION 

Labour Market Dynamics and Worker Flows in India: Impact of Covid-19 (with Aakash Dev). Indian Journal of Labour Economics (2023).

INFLATION​ AND MONETARY POLICY
Why the Fed is right in hiking rates

RBI: Stay the Course

Why RBI’s inflation forecasting model needs to be bolstered for economic recovery

Globalization of Inflation and Monetary Policy Making 

Quoted @The Telegraph India
GOVERNMENT OF INDIA BUDGET 2023-24
  • Post budget opinion @Times of India
  • Pre budget discussion on ZEE Business TV.
  • Panel discussion at IIFT.
  • Panel discussion at the Second SHSS Budget Discussion at India Habitat Center.
ASIA: UP FOR CHANGE?
 
The fog of uncertainty that has engulfed us over the last two years lingers on. It is difficult, indeed risky, to peer through that shroud and hazard a guess about how the future might shape up. But one thing is for sure; it will be different from what it was in the past. This is particularly true if we try to think about the economic future of Asian countries.
 

Posts
& Op-Eds

I write on a variety of issues related to the Indian and global economy, economics and, also on higher education in India.

Research

My research interests are broadly in macroeconomics, international economics and issues related to emerging economies.

CURRENT PROJECTS
Why are people choosing not to work in India? Understanding labor market and labor participation in India

Understanding productivity at plant level using data from manufacturing sector in India (with Shweta Jain)

Federalism and optimal (indirect) tax design 
  • Optimal Taxation in a Federation and GST in India (with Trishita Ray Barman) #optimaltaxation #GST #india #federalism 

Frictions in the Indian Economy

  • Monetary Business Cycle Accounting Analysis of Indian (with Kshitiz Mishra), Forthcoming, Journal of Quantitative Economics. #frictions #india #bca

 

Covid: The Indian Economy, particularly manufacturing

Talks and Conversations

Here you can find some of my talks and conversations. 

BBC World News: India's GDP Q4 FY 2022-23

BBC World News: India's GDP Q4 FY 2022-23

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