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Nabamita Dutta is a Professor of Economics at University of Wisconsin-La Crosse. To date, she has published over 45 peer-reviewed articles. Her main research interests hinge at the intersection of new institutional economics and economic development with emphasis on political economy, entrepreneurship, and economics of gender. Her articles have appeared in esteemed journals like the European Journal of Political Economy, Kyklos, Industrial Relations: A Journal of Economy and Society, Journal of Institutional Economics, Small Business Economics, Review of International Economics, Oxford Development Studies, and so on. She has been a visiting research scholar at various institutions in India, Australia, and Germany; and has delivered invited research talks at various prestigious international conferences and workshops. Her research has also been covered by the media, in particular by the BBC, NYMag, and Ideas for India. Based on google scholar, her work has been cited more than 900 times. Nabamita Dutta is originally from Kolkata, India and moved to this country in 2004 to do her Ph.D. in economics. She graduated from West Virginia University and moved to La Crosse, Wisconsin to start as an Assistant Professor in 2009. She is currently the Associate Editor of Economic Modelling and on the Editorial Board for Pakistan Development Review and Economies.
Posts by Nabamita Dutta
For countries like India where large numbers of small- and medium-sized firms cannot access formal credit and face widespread bureaucratic corruption, long-run survival and consequent distributional i...
The gravity and frequency of juvenile crime incidents in recent years point towards the urgent need for rigorous analysis of the issue. Based on data from Indian states, this column shows that juvenil...