Partha Chatterjee

Bio

Partha Chatterjee is currently Professor and Head of the Department of Economics at Shiv Nadar University, Delhi-NCR.

A Ph.D. in Economics from University of Minnesota USA, Professor Chatterjee’s research interests are broadly in macroeconomics, international economics, and issues related to emerging economies. He completed his M.Phil. in Economics from IGIDR, Mumbai and M.Sc. and B.Sc. in Physics from Jadavpur University. Previously, Professor Chatterjee was a faculty member at NUS Business School, National University of Singapore; and Faculty of Management Studies, University of Delhi - India. He also has a keen interest in issues related to higher education, particularly in India. He has published in top journals and regularly contributes opinion pieces to popular media. 

He is also interested in various issues related to higher education, particularly in India.

As the first Head of the Department of Economics at Shiv Nadar University, he has built up a stellar department. He has recruited world class faculty members, established the B.Sc. (Research) and M.Sc. in economics as one of the best in the country. He has recently launched a multidisciplinary program, B.Sc. (Research) in Economics and Finance.

 

Also, as the first Dean for International Partnerships at the university, he has created the office of international partnerships and shaped the strategy for global engagement for the university. In a short period, coinciding mostly with disruptions caused by Covid, he has forged several research partnerships across the globe, increased opportunities for student mobility, including a rather unique internship exchange. He has also conceived and started the Beyond Boundaries series, a platform to engage with leading scholars and academic leaders across the world. 

He has contributed in several other ways to help build Shiv Nadar University, Delhi-NCR over the last decade.

Education

Ph.D. in Economics, University of Minnesota 2005

M.Phil in Economics, I.G.I.D.R, Mumbai, India 1999

M.Sc in Physics, Jadavpur University, Calcutta, India 1996

B.Sc. in Physics, Jadavpur University, Calcutta, India 1994

Employment

2013- Present: Head of the Department, Department of Economics, Shiv Nadar University, Delhi-NCR.

2019- Present: Professor, Department of Economics, Shiv Nadar University, Delhi-NCR.

2019-2021: Dean, International Partnerships, Shiv Nadar University, Delhi-NCR.

2013-2019: Associate Professor, Department of Economics, Shiv Nadar University, Delhi-NCR.

2011-2013: Assistant Professor, FMS, University of Delhi.

2005-2011: Assistant Professor, NUS Business School, National University of Singapore.

2000-2005: Instructor, University of Minnesota.