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Shoumitro Chatterjee is an Assistant Professor of economics at the Pennsylvania State University. He received his Ph.D. in economics from Princeton University in 2018. He has also been a Postdoctoral Research Scholar at the Faculty of Economics, University of Cambridge, UK.
Shoumitro's recent research has been at the intersection of trade and development economics. One strand of his research focuses on trade in agricultural markets, where he studies reasons for market power and low farmer incomes and also the relationship between agricultural subsidies and underground water. Additionally, he has studied the relationship between growth and fertility in the developing world.
In 2015-16, Shoumitro served as an Economist in the Office of the then Chief Economic Advisor of India (Dr. Arvind Subramanian) where he worked on topics related to agriculture and international trade. He contributed extensively to a study on India's free trade agreements, India's agricultural policy, and recommending a framework for the minimum support price of pulses.
At Princeton, Shoumitro was a 2017-18 Princeton Institute for International and Regional Studies Graduate Fellow. He also won a Ph.D. scholarship from the Institute for Humane Studies at George Mason University for his dissertation work. He earned his Bachelor of Arts (with honors) in economics from St. Stephen's College, India in 2009 where he won the Ananta Goel Memorial Award. He subsequently completed an M.A. in economics from the Delhi School of Economics (DSE) in 2011, where he was the recipient of the Randhir Singh Memorial Scholarship.
Posts by Shoumitro Chatterjee
कृषि क़ानूनों के इस संगोष्ठी का समापन करते हुए मेखला कृष्णमूर्ति और शौमित्रो चटर्जी इस आलेख में यह तर्क देते हैं कि विनियामक सुधार, अनिवार्य नीतिगत डिजाइन और कार्यान्वयन के लिए एक अधिक व्यापक और प्रासं...
Wrapping up the Symposium on farm laws, Mekhala Krishnamurthy and Shoumitro Chatterjee contend that regulatory reforms are an important but limited part of what must be both a more comprehensive and c...
इस पोस्ट में शौमित्रो चटर्जी और मेखला कृष्णमूर्ति ने कृषि बाजार में सुधार, किसानों के लिए व्यवसाय करने में आसानी, और कृषि अनुसंधान तथा विस्तार से संबंधित केंद्रीय बजट 2019 के मुख्य प्रस्तावों का विश्ल...
In this post, Shoumitro Chatterjee and Mekhala Krishnamurthy analyse the key proposals in the Union Budget 2019 pertaining to reforms in agricultural market, ease of doing business for farmers, and ag...