Prateek Bhan


Office: Room 527D, East Quad, Main Building

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Research title: Essays on hope and economic development

Research Summary

'Research Interests':
Behavioural Economics, Developmental Economics and Experimental Economics

'Research Focus':
Economics of Hope, Poverty and Inequality, and Development

'Job Market Paper':
Do role models increase student hope and effort? Evidence from India

Registry citation


College of Social Sciences PhD Studentship (2017)‌

CoSS and BSI research fieldwork grant (2019-2020) "Do role models increase student hope and effort? Evidence from India", £10,000, 

ASBS seed-corn funding (2018-20)

CoSS Fieldwork funding (2018-19)

Behaviour, Structure and Interventions Network (2021) "Hope and Aspiration Adaptation: Evidence from Glasgow", £5000


ECON3023: Topics in Contemporary Economics
ECON4003: Introduction to Econometrics
ECON4004: Econometrics: Multiple Regression and Applications
ECON4049: Behavioural Economics: Theory and Applications

Additional Information

Bachelor’s Degree: B.A. (H) Economics, S.R.C.C., University of Delhi, India (2013)

Master’s Degree: MSc. Economics, University of Bristol, U.K. (2015)

Thesis title: Index Insurance and Risk Sharing in Developing Countries

Summer Schools:
2018: Microeconometrics Summer School, Barcelona Graduate School of Economics, Spain
2018: ISEG - Summer School in Laboratory Experiments in the Field, Lisbon School of Economics and Management, Portugal
2013: International Summer Programme in Economics Education (ISEE), Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel

Work Experience:
Senior Research Analyst in the Institute of Economic Growth, and the National Institute for Transforming India (NITI Aayog), Government of India, New Delhi