Professor Sayantan Ghosal

  • Adam Smith Chair in Political Economy (Economics)

telephone: 01413302593
email: Sayantan.Ghosal@glasgow.ac.uk

Gilbert Scott Building, Glasgow, G12 8qq

Import to contacts

ORCID iDhttps://orcid.org/0000-0001-6216-5810

Biography

Sayantan Ghosal is an elected Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh and the Academy of Social Sciences. He is an academic ambassador for the University of Glasgow Research Beacon “Addressing Inequalities” and a member ESRC IAA Panel. He is a member of the Advisory  Board, Campaign for Social Science, Scotland, an Expert Member, UNESCO Inclusive Policy Lab (IPL), a Managing Editor, National Institute of Economic and Social Research Review, a Member of the Editorial Board, PLOS One and Nature Humanities and Social Sciences Communications, 2024. He is an External Research Associate, ESRC Centre for Competitive Advantage in the Global Economy (CAGE), Department of Economics, University of Warwick and International Network on Expectations Coordination (Institute of New Economic Thinking (INET) funded).

He has been a member of the ESRC Capability Committee, ESRC Strategic Advisory Network and several ESRC commissioning panels and is a member of the ESRC Peer Review College. He has previously served as the academic lead of ESRC IAA fund and as the Dean of Interdisciplinarity and Impact at the College of Social Sciences, University of Glasgow, and the as the REF Impact Champion in the Adam Smith Business School. 

He was previously a Professor of Economics at the University of Warwick. He is a co-investigator at the ESRC funded Centre for Competitive Advantage in the Global Economy (CAGE) (£4.5 million FEC) and was Research Director at CAGE from 2010 to 2012.

He has held £10 million pounds in external research grants such as a co-investigator on the ESRC funded “Rebuilding Macroeconomics Network”, and as Principal Investigator in several ESRC-FCDO funded projects as well as ESRC IAA project grants. He developed an Impact Case study for REF 2021

He has supervised over 25 PhD students. 

He obtained his PhD from CORE, Université Catholique de Louvain under the European Doctoral Programme in Quantitative Economics.

His research interests include the foundations of general equilibrium, behavioural poverty/deprivation traps, political economy and sovereign debt restructuring.

Research interests

Sayantan is a member of the Microeconomics research cluster.

Areas of expertise:

  • Economic theory
  • Behavioural economics
  • Sovereign debt crisis

Publications

List by: Type | Date

Jump to: 2023 | 2022 | 2021 | 2020 | 2019 | 2018 | 2017 | 2016 | 2015 | 2014 | 2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2009 | 2008 | 2006 | 2005 | 2004 | 2003 | 2002 | 2000 | 1999 | 1997
Number of items: 53.

2023

Ghosal, S. (2023) Moral sentiments and self-interest in Adam Smith: two comments. National Institute Economic Review, (doi: 10.1017/nie.2023.27) (Early Online Publication)

Ghosal, S. , Muscatelli, A. and Roy, G. (2023) Introduction to the Special Issue on Adam Smith@300. National Institute Economic Review, 265, pp. 1-4. (doi: 10.1017/nie.2023.29)

Ghosal, S. and Thomas, D. (2023) Informal creditors and sovereign debt restructuring. Indian Economic Review, 58(Sup 1), pp. 211-226. (doi: 10.1007/s41775-023-00158-z) (PMID:36855646) (PMCID:PMC9951168)

Busetto, F., Codognato, G., Ghosal, S. and Turchet, D. (2023) On the foundation of monopoly in bilateral exchange. International Journal of Game Theory, (doi: 10.1007/s00182-023-00847-2) (Early Online Publication)

2022

Ghosal, S. and Proto, E. (2022) The (in)stability of democracy. National Institute Economic Review, 259, pp. 62-66. (doi: 10.1017/nie.2022.9)

Lim, P. C., Lembo, T. , Hampson, K. , Changalucha, J. , Sambo, M. and Ghosal, S. (2022) Tackling barriers to collective action for effective vaccination campaigns: rabies in rural Africa as an example. Humanities and Social Sciences Communications, 9, 364. (doi: 10.1057/s41599-022-01374-3) (PMID:38726049) (PMCID:PMC11076219)

Ghosal, S. , Jana, S., Mani, A., Mitra, S. and Roy, S. (2022) Sex workers, stigma and self-image: evidence from Kolkata brothels. Review of Economics and Statistics, 104(3), pp. 431-448. (doi: 10.1162/rest_a_01013)

2021

Ghosal, S. (2021) Aspirations failure, disadvantage traps and inclusive regional policy. National Institute Economic Review, 255, pp. 56-68. (doi: 10.1017/nie.2020.51)

Ghosal, S. , Malova, A. and Mukand, S. W. (2021) Voter Coalitions and Pro-Climate Reform. Project Report. Low and Middle Income Countries Research Network (LMIC). (doi: 10.36399/gla.pubs.260009).

2020

Busetto, F., Codognato, G., Ghosal, S. , Julien, L. and Tonin, S. (2020) Existence and optimality of Cournot-Nash equilibria in a bilateral oligopoly with atoms and an atomless part. International Journal of Game Theory, 49(4), pp. 933-951. (doi: 10.1007/s00182-020-00719-z)

Ghosal, S. and Thomas, D. (2020) Sustainable Debt Restructuring in the time of Covid 19: Investment and Non-Elite Participation. Working Paper. Adam Smith Business School, University of Glasgow, Glasgow.

2019

Ghosal, S. , Miller, M. and Thampanishvong, K. (2019) Waiting for a haircut? A bargaining perspective on sovereign debt restructuring. Oxford Economic Papers, 71(2), pp. 405-420. (doi: 10.1093/oep/gpy048)

2018

Ghosal, S. and Tonin, S. (2018) Noncooperative oligopoly in economies with infinitely many commodities and traders. Games and Economic Behavior, 109, pp. 184-200. (doi: 10.1016/j.geb.2017.12.015)

Busetto, F., Codognato, G., Ghosal, S. , Julien, L. and Tonin, S. (2018) Noncooperative oligopoly in markets with a continuum of traders and a strongly connected set of commodities. Games and Economic Behavior, 108, pp. 478-485. (doi: 10.1016/j.geb.2017.01.013)

Dalton, P. S. and Ghosal, S. (2018) Self-fulfilling mistakes: characterization and welfare. Economic Journal, 128(609), pp. 683-709. (doi: 10.1111/ecoj.12409)

Dalton, P. S. and Ghosal, S. (2018) Self-confidence, overconfidence and prenatal testosterone exposure: evidence from the lab. Frontiers in Behavioral Neuroscience, 12, 5. (doi: 10.3389/fnbeh.2018.00005) (PMID:29441000) (PMCID:PMC5797613)

2017

Busetto, F., Codognato, G. and Ghosal, S. (2017) Asymptotic equivalence between Cournot–Nash and Walras equilibria in exchange economies with atoms and an atomless part. International Journal of Game Theory, 46(4), pp. 975-990. (doi: 10.1007/s00182-017-0566-x)

Broadberry, S., Ghosal, S. and Proto, E. (2017) Anonymity, efficiency wages and technological progress. Journal of Development Economics, 127, pp. 379-394. (doi: 10.1016/j.jdeveco.2016.06.002)

2016

Dalton, P. S., Ghosal, S. and Mani, A. (2016) Poverty and aspirations failure. Economic Journal, 126(590), pp. 165-188. (doi: 10.1111/ecoj.12210)

Ghosal, S. and Miller, M. (2016) Writing-down debt with heterogeneous creditors: lock laws and late swaps. Journal of Globalization and Development, 6(2), pp. 239-255. (doi: 10.1515/jgd-2015-0017)

2015

Codognato, G., Ghosal, S. and Tonin, S. (2015) Atomic cournotian traders may be Walrasian. Journal of Economic Theory, 159(Part A), pp. 1-14. (doi: 10.1016/j.jet.2015.05.005)

2014

Chatterji, S., Ghosal, S. , Walsh, S. and Whalley, J. (2014) Unilateral emissions mitigation, spillovers, and global learning. Climate Change Economics, 5(3), p. 1450008. (doi: 10.1142/S2010007814500080)

Chatterji, S., Ghosal, S. , Walsh, S. and Whalley, J. (2014) Unilateral measures and emissions mitigation. In: Stern, N., Bowen, A. and Whalley, J. (eds.) The Global Development Post-Durban of Policy Regimes to Combat Climate Change. Series: The tricontinental series on global economic issues (4). World Scientific: London, pp. 181-223. ISBN 9789814551847 (doi: 10.1142/9789814551854_0008)

2013

Ghosal, S. and Porter, J. (2013) Decentralised exchange, out-of-equilibrium dynamics and convergence to efficiency. Mathematical Social Sciences, 66(1), pp. 1-21. (doi: 10.1016/j.mathsocsci.2012.12.005)

Ghosal, S. (2013) The design of pro-poor policies. In: Reversals of Fortune: A Long Term Perspective on Global Economics Prospects. Centre for Competitive Advantage in the Global Economy, pp. 174-192.

Gabrieli, T. and Ghosal, S. (2013) Non-existence of competitive equilibria with dynamically inconsistent preferences. Economic Theory, 52(1), pp. 299-313. (doi: 10.1007/s00199-011-0623-9)

Ghosal, S. and Thampanishvong, K. (2013) Does strengthening collective action clauses (CACs) help? Journal of International Economics, 89(1), pp. 68-78. (doi: 10.1016/j.jinteco.2012.04.003)

Busetto, F., Codognato, G. and Ghosal, S. (2013) Three models of noncooperative oligopoly in markets with a continuum of traders. Recherches économiques de Louvain, 79(4), pp. 15-32. (doi: 10.3917/rel.794.0015)

2012

Dalton, P.S. and Ghosal, S. (2012) Decisions with endogenous frames. Social Choice and Welfare, 38(4), pp. 585-600. (doi: 10.1007/s00355-011-0623-5)

2011

Ghosal, S. (2011) Complementarity with complete but P-acyclic preferences. Mathematical Social Sciences, 62(2), pp. 120-122. (doi: 10.1016/j.mathsocsci.2011.06.003)

Busetto, F., Codognato, G. and Ghosal, S. (2011) Noncooperative oligopoly in markets with a continuum of traders. Games and Economic Behavior, 72(1), pp. 38-45. (doi: 10.1016/j.geb.2010.06.009)

Dalton, P.S. and Ghosal, S. (2011) Behavioral decisions and policy. CESIFO Economic Studies, 57(4), pp. 560-580. (doi: 10.1093/cesifo/ifr015)

2009

Ghosal, S. and Proto, E. (2009) Democracy, collective action and intra-elite conflict. Journal of Public Economics, 93(9-10), pp. 1078-1089. (doi: 10.1016/j.jpubeco.2009.05.003)

Ghosal, S. and Lockwood, B. (2009) Costly voting when both information and preferences differ: is turnout too high or too low? Social Choice and Welfare, 33(1), pp. 25-50. (doi: 10.1007/s00355-008-0344-6)

Chatterji, S. and Ghosal, S. (2009) Technology, unilateral commitments and cumulative emissions reduction. CESIFO Economic Studies, 55(2), pp. 286-305. (doi: 10.1093/cesifo/ifp009)

2008

Busetto, F., Codognato, G. and Ghosal, S. (2008) Cournot–Walras equilibrium as a subgame perfect equilibrium. International Journal of Game Theory, 37(3), pp. 371-386. (doi: 10.1007/s00182-008-0123-8)

2006

Ghosal, S. (2006) Intertemporal coordination in two-period markets. Journal of Mathematical Economics, 43(1), pp. 11-35. (doi: 10.1016/j.jmateco.2006.07.003)

Dhillon, A., Garcia-Fronti, J., Ghosal, S. and Miller, M. (2006) Debt restructuring and economic recovery: analysing the argentine swap. World Economy, 29(4), pp. 377-398. (doi: 10.1111/j.1467-9701.2006.00789.x)

2005

Baldry, R. and Ghosal, S. (2005) Irreducible economies and strongly connected graphs. Journal of Mathematical Economics, 41(8), pp. 937-956. (doi: 10.1016/j.jmateco.2004.10.002)

Broadberry, S. and Ghosal, S. (2005) Technology, organisation and productivity performance in services: lessons from Britain and the United States since 1870. Structural Change and Economic Dynamics, 16(4), pp. 437-466. (doi: 10.1016/j.strueco.2004.11.003)

Dutta, B., Ghosal, S. and Ray, D. (2005) Farsighted network formation. Journal of Economic Theory, 122(2), pp. 143-164. (doi: 10.1016/j.jet.2004.05.001)

2004

Ghosal, S. and Morelli, M. (2004) Retrading in market games. Journal of Economic Theory, 115(1), pp. 151-181. (doi: 10.1016/S0022-0531(03)00102-9)

Chatterji, S. and Ghosal, S. (2004) Local coordination and market equilibria. Journal of Economic Theory, 114(2), pp. 255-279. (doi: 10.1016/S0022-0531(03)00105-4)

2003

Codognato, G. and Ghosal, S. (2003) On existence of undominated pure strategy Nash equilibria in anonymous nonatomic games: a generalization. International Journal of Game Theory, 31(4), pp. 493-498. (doi: 10.1007/s001820300132)

Codognato, G. and Ghosal, S. (2003) Self-fulfilling mechanisms and rational expectations in large markets. Journal of Mathematical Economics, 39(5-6), pp. 421-431. (doi: 10.1016/S0304-4068(03)00014-4)

Ghosal, S. and Miller, M. (2003) Coordination failure, moral hazard and bankruptcy procedures. Economic Journal, 113(487), pp. 276-304. (doi: 10.1111/1468-0297.00125)

Ghosal, S. and Miller, M.H. (2003) Managing financial crisis in emerging markets: new developments in review. In: Valladão, A.G.A. and da Motta Veiga, P. (eds.) Political Issues in the EU-Mercosur Negotiations. Mercosur Chair of the Institut d'Études Politiques de Paris: Paris, France, pp. 54-94. ISBN 9782952055932

2002

Broadberry, S. and Ghosal, S. (2002) From the counting house to the modern office: explaining Anglo-American productivity differences in services, 1870–1990. Journal of Economic History, 62(04), pp. 967-998. (doi: 10.1017/S0022050702001614)

2000

Codognato, G. and Ghosal, S. (2000) Cournot–Nash equilibria in limit exchange economies with complete markets and consistent prices. Journal of Mathematical Economics, 34(1), pp. 39-53. (doi: 10.1016/S0304-4068(99)00043-9)

Bloch, F. and Ghosal, S. (2000) Buyers' and sellers' cartels on markets with indivisible goods. Review of Economic Design, 5(2), pp. 129-147. (doi: 10.1007/s100580000018)

1999

Ghosal, S. and Polemarchakis, H.M. (1999) Exchange and optimality. Economic Theory, 13(3), pp. 629-642. (doi: 10.1007/s001990050273)

1997

Bloch, F. and Ghosal, S. (1997) Stable trading structures in bilateral oligopolies. Journal of Economic Theory, 74(2), pp. 368-384. (doi: 10.1006/jeth.1996.2266)

Ghosal, S. and Polemarchakis, H.M. (1997) Nash–Walras equilibria. Research in Economics, 51(1), pp. 31-40. (doi: 10.1006/reec.1996.0034)

This list was generated on Thu Jun 20 10:56:30 2024 BST.
Number of items: 53.

Articles

Ghosal, S. (2023) Moral sentiments and self-interest in Adam Smith: two comments. National Institute Economic Review, (doi: 10.1017/nie.2023.27) (Early Online Publication)

Ghosal, S. , Muscatelli, A. and Roy, G. (2023) Introduction to the Special Issue on Adam Smith@300. National Institute Economic Review, 265, pp. 1-4. (doi: 10.1017/nie.2023.29)

Ghosal, S. and Thomas, D. (2023) Informal creditors and sovereign debt restructuring. Indian Economic Review, 58(Sup 1), pp. 211-226. (doi: 10.1007/s41775-023-00158-z) (PMID:36855646) (PMCID:PMC9951168)

Busetto, F., Codognato, G., Ghosal, S. and Turchet, D. (2023) On the foundation of monopoly in bilateral exchange. International Journal of Game Theory, (doi: 10.1007/s00182-023-00847-2) (Early Online Publication)

Ghosal, S. and Proto, E. (2022) The (in)stability of democracy. National Institute Economic Review, 259, pp. 62-66. (doi: 10.1017/nie.2022.9)

Lim, P. C., Lembo, T. , Hampson, K. , Changalucha, J. , Sambo, M. and Ghosal, S. (2022) Tackling barriers to collective action for effective vaccination campaigns: rabies in rural Africa as an example. Humanities and Social Sciences Communications, 9, 364. (doi: 10.1057/s41599-022-01374-3) (PMID:38726049) (PMCID:PMC11076219)

Ghosal, S. , Jana, S., Mani, A., Mitra, S. and Roy, S. (2022) Sex workers, stigma and self-image: evidence from Kolkata brothels. Review of Economics and Statistics, 104(3), pp. 431-448. (doi: 10.1162/rest_a_01013)

Ghosal, S. (2021) Aspirations failure, disadvantage traps and inclusive regional policy. National Institute Economic Review, 255, pp. 56-68. (doi: 10.1017/nie.2020.51)

Busetto, F., Codognato, G., Ghosal, S. , Julien, L. and Tonin, S. (2020) Existence and optimality of Cournot-Nash equilibria in a bilateral oligopoly with atoms and an atomless part. International Journal of Game Theory, 49(4), pp. 933-951. (doi: 10.1007/s00182-020-00719-z)

Ghosal, S. , Miller, M. and Thampanishvong, K. (2019) Waiting for a haircut? A bargaining perspective on sovereign debt restructuring. Oxford Economic Papers, 71(2), pp. 405-420. (doi: 10.1093/oep/gpy048)

Ghosal, S. and Tonin, S. (2018) Noncooperative oligopoly in economies with infinitely many commodities and traders. Games and Economic Behavior, 109, pp. 184-200. (doi: 10.1016/j.geb.2017.12.015)

Busetto, F., Codognato, G., Ghosal, S. , Julien, L. and Tonin, S. (2018) Noncooperative oligopoly in markets with a continuum of traders and a strongly connected set of commodities. Games and Economic Behavior, 108, pp. 478-485. (doi: 10.1016/j.geb.2017.01.013)

Dalton, P. S. and Ghosal, S. (2018) Self-fulfilling mistakes: characterization and welfare. Economic Journal, 128(609), pp. 683-709. (doi: 10.1111/ecoj.12409)

Dalton, P. S. and Ghosal, S. (2018) Self-confidence, overconfidence and prenatal testosterone exposure: evidence from the lab. Frontiers in Behavioral Neuroscience, 12, 5. (doi: 10.3389/fnbeh.2018.00005) (PMID:29441000) (PMCID:PMC5797613)

Busetto, F., Codognato, G. and Ghosal, S. (2017) Asymptotic equivalence between Cournot–Nash and Walras equilibria in exchange economies with atoms and an atomless part. International Journal of Game Theory, 46(4), pp. 975-990. (doi: 10.1007/s00182-017-0566-x)

Broadberry, S., Ghosal, S. and Proto, E. (2017) Anonymity, efficiency wages and technological progress. Journal of Development Economics, 127, pp. 379-394. (doi: 10.1016/j.jdeveco.2016.06.002)

Dalton, P. S., Ghosal, S. and Mani, A. (2016) Poverty and aspirations failure. Economic Journal, 126(590), pp. 165-188. (doi: 10.1111/ecoj.12210)

Ghosal, S. and Miller, M. (2016) Writing-down debt with heterogeneous creditors: lock laws and late swaps. Journal of Globalization and Development, 6(2), pp. 239-255. (doi: 10.1515/jgd-2015-0017)

Codognato, G., Ghosal, S. and Tonin, S. (2015) Atomic cournotian traders may be Walrasian. Journal of Economic Theory, 159(Part A), pp. 1-14. (doi: 10.1016/j.jet.2015.05.005)

Chatterji, S., Ghosal, S. , Walsh, S. and Whalley, J. (2014) Unilateral emissions mitigation, spillovers, and global learning. Climate Change Economics, 5(3), p. 1450008. (doi: 10.1142/S2010007814500080)

Ghosal, S. and Porter, J. (2013) Decentralised exchange, out-of-equilibrium dynamics and convergence to efficiency. Mathematical Social Sciences, 66(1), pp. 1-21. (doi: 10.1016/j.mathsocsci.2012.12.005)

Gabrieli, T. and Ghosal, S. (2013) Non-existence of competitive equilibria with dynamically inconsistent preferences. Economic Theory, 52(1), pp. 299-313. (doi: 10.1007/s00199-011-0623-9)

Ghosal, S. and Thampanishvong, K. (2013) Does strengthening collective action clauses (CACs) help? Journal of International Economics, 89(1), pp. 68-78. (doi: 10.1016/j.jinteco.2012.04.003)

Busetto, F., Codognato, G. and Ghosal, S. (2013) Three models of noncooperative oligopoly in markets with a continuum of traders. Recherches économiques de Louvain, 79(4), pp. 15-32. (doi: 10.3917/rel.794.0015)

Dalton, P.S. and Ghosal, S. (2012) Decisions with endogenous frames. Social Choice and Welfare, 38(4), pp. 585-600. (doi: 10.1007/s00355-011-0623-5)

Ghosal, S. (2011) Complementarity with complete but P-acyclic preferences. Mathematical Social Sciences, 62(2), pp. 120-122. (doi: 10.1016/j.mathsocsci.2011.06.003)

Busetto, F., Codognato, G. and Ghosal, S. (2011) Noncooperative oligopoly in markets with a continuum of traders. Games and Economic Behavior, 72(1), pp. 38-45. (doi: 10.1016/j.geb.2010.06.009)

Dalton, P.S. and Ghosal, S. (2011) Behavioral decisions and policy. CESIFO Economic Studies, 57(4), pp. 560-580. (doi: 10.1093/cesifo/ifr015)

Ghosal, S. and Proto, E. (2009) Democracy, collective action and intra-elite conflict. Journal of Public Economics, 93(9-10), pp. 1078-1089. (doi: 10.1016/j.jpubeco.2009.05.003)

Ghosal, S. and Lockwood, B. (2009) Costly voting when both information and preferences differ: is turnout too high or too low? Social Choice and Welfare, 33(1), pp. 25-50. (doi: 10.1007/s00355-008-0344-6)

Chatterji, S. and Ghosal, S. (2009) Technology, unilateral commitments and cumulative emissions reduction. CESIFO Economic Studies, 55(2), pp. 286-305. (doi: 10.1093/cesifo/ifp009)

Busetto, F., Codognato, G. and Ghosal, S. (2008) Cournot–Walras equilibrium as a subgame perfect equilibrium. International Journal of Game Theory, 37(3), pp. 371-386. (doi: 10.1007/s00182-008-0123-8)

Ghosal, S. (2006) Intertemporal coordination in two-period markets. Journal of Mathematical Economics, 43(1), pp. 11-35. (doi: 10.1016/j.jmateco.2006.07.003)

Dhillon, A., Garcia-Fronti, J., Ghosal, S. and Miller, M. (2006) Debt restructuring and economic recovery: analysing the argentine swap. World Economy, 29(4), pp. 377-398. (doi: 10.1111/j.1467-9701.2006.00789.x)

Baldry, R. and Ghosal, S. (2005) Irreducible economies and strongly connected graphs. Journal of Mathematical Economics, 41(8), pp. 937-956. (doi: 10.1016/j.jmateco.2004.10.002)

Broadberry, S. and Ghosal, S. (2005) Technology, organisation and productivity performance in services: lessons from Britain and the United States since 1870. Structural Change and Economic Dynamics, 16(4), pp. 437-466. (doi: 10.1016/j.strueco.2004.11.003)

Dutta, B., Ghosal, S. and Ray, D. (2005) Farsighted network formation. Journal of Economic Theory, 122(2), pp. 143-164. (doi: 10.1016/j.jet.2004.05.001)

Ghosal, S. and Morelli, M. (2004) Retrading in market games. Journal of Economic Theory, 115(1), pp. 151-181. (doi: 10.1016/S0022-0531(03)00102-9)

Chatterji, S. and Ghosal, S. (2004) Local coordination and market equilibria. Journal of Economic Theory, 114(2), pp. 255-279. (doi: 10.1016/S0022-0531(03)00105-4)

Codognato, G. and Ghosal, S. (2003) On existence of undominated pure strategy Nash equilibria in anonymous nonatomic games: a generalization. International Journal of Game Theory, 31(4), pp. 493-498. (doi: 10.1007/s001820300132)

Codognato, G. and Ghosal, S. (2003) Self-fulfilling mechanisms and rational expectations in large markets. Journal of Mathematical Economics, 39(5-6), pp. 421-431. (doi: 10.1016/S0304-4068(03)00014-4)

Ghosal, S. and Miller, M. (2003) Coordination failure, moral hazard and bankruptcy procedures. Economic Journal, 113(487), pp. 276-304. (doi: 10.1111/1468-0297.00125)

Broadberry, S. and Ghosal, S. (2002) From the counting house to the modern office: explaining Anglo-American productivity differences in services, 1870–1990. Journal of Economic History, 62(04), pp. 967-998. (doi: 10.1017/S0022050702001614)

Codognato, G. and Ghosal, S. (2000) Cournot–Nash equilibria in limit exchange economies with complete markets and consistent prices. Journal of Mathematical Economics, 34(1), pp. 39-53. (doi: 10.1016/S0304-4068(99)00043-9)

Bloch, F. and Ghosal, S. (2000) Buyers' and sellers' cartels on markets with indivisible goods. Review of Economic Design, 5(2), pp. 129-147. (doi: 10.1007/s100580000018)

Ghosal, S. and Polemarchakis, H.M. (1999) Exchange and optimality. Economic Theory, 13(3), pp. 629-642. (doi: 10.1007/s001990050273)

Bloch, F. and Ghosal, S. (1997) Stable trading structures in bilateral oligopolies. Journal of Economic Theory, 74(2), pp. 368-384. (doi: 10.1006/jeth.1996.2266)

Ghosal, S. and Polemarchakis, H.M. (1997) Nash–Walras equilibria. Research in Economics, 51(1), pp. 31-40. (doi: 10.1006/reec.1996.0034)

Book Sections

Chatterji, S., Ghosal, S. , Walsh, S. and Whalley, J. (2014) Unilateral measures and emissions mitigation. In: Stern, N., Bowen, A. and Whalley, J. (eds.) The Global Development Post-Durban of Policy Regimes to Combat Climate Change. Series: The tricontinental series on global economic issues (4). World Scientific: London, pp. 181-223. ISBN 9789814551847 (doi: 10.1142/9789814551854_0008)

Ghosal, S. (2013) The design of pro-poor policies. In: Reversals of Fortune: A Long Term Perspective on Global Economics Prospects. Centre for Competitive Advantage in the Global Economy, pp. 174-192.

Ghosal, S. and Miller, M.H. (2003) Managing financial crisis in emerging markets: new developments in review. In: Valladão, A.G.A. and da Motta Veiga, P. (eds.) Political Issues in the EU-Mercosur Negotiations. Mercosur Chair of the Institut d'Études Politiques de Paris: Paris, France, pp. 54-94. ISBN 9782952055932

Research Reports or Papers

Ghosal, S. , Malova, A. and Mukand, S. W. (2021) Voter Coalitions and Pro-Climate Reform. Project Report. Low and Middle Income Countries Research Network (LMIC). (doi: 10.36399/gla.pubs.260009).

Ghosal, S. and Thomas, D. (2020) Sustainable Debt Restructuring in the time of Covid 19: Investment and Non-Elite Participation. Working Paper. Adam Smith Business School, University of Glasgow, Glasgow.

This list was generated on Thu Jun 20 10:56:30 2024 BST.

Grants

Research grants externally funded

  1. Co-I, ESRC research grant R000239216 (with M. Miller, J. Thomas and L.Zhang) - “Moral Hazard and Financial Crisis”, (£90,000) 2001-2005.
  2. Co-I, ESRC research grant RES 156-25-0032 (with E. Kohlscheen and L. Zhang) “Moral Hazard, Political Economy and Behavioural Approaches in International Finance”, “World Economy and Finance programme” (£160,000) 2005-2008.
  3. Co-I, ESRC Seminar Series, “Climate Change- Managing the Policy Challenges”, (with Andrew Sentence and John Whalley), 2009-11 (worth £18,000).
  4. PI, ESRC-DFID research grant RES-167-25-0364 “Chronic Poverty and Aspirations Failure”, 2008-9, (£143,194 FEC).
  5. Co-I, ESRC Seminar Series, “Climate Change- Managing the Policy Challenges”, (with Andrew Sentence and John Whalley), 2009-11 (£18,000).
  6. Co-I, ESRC Centre Competitive Advantage in the Global Economy (CAGE) (with Nick Crafts (Director), Ghosal (Research/Deputy Director, 2010-12)), 2010-15 (£4.5 million at FEC).
  7. PI, ESRC Impact Acceleration Account 2014-19, University of Glasgow, £1,263,912 (FEC).
  8. PI, ESRC Impact Acceleration Award (Responsive Mode), “Using economics and psychology to inform the design of pro-poor policies in India and Scotland”, 2015-17, (worth £8,950+£1,875).
  9. Co-I, ESRC Rebuilding Macroeconomics Network Plus Grant (PI: Dr. Angus Armstrong (NIESR) £4.6 million FEC), 2017-2021.
  10. PI, GCRF NGO Data Development Fund, £263,472 (FEC), 2018-2022.
  11. PI, ESRC-FCDO research grant, “Disadvantage and Participation Accountability Processes: Theory and Evidence from School Development and Management Committees in India”, (Co-I: T. Koutmeridis, C. Chapman, M. Schweisfurth, P. Dalton) £889,577.96 (FEC), 2018-2023.
  12. PI, ESRC Impact Acceleration Account, 2020, “Digital Empowerment”, £9,000.
  13. PI, ESRC Impact Acceleration Account, 2023, ‘Supporting USHA Multi-purpose Cooperative Society To empower Self-help Groups in West Bengal’, £14,383.06.

Other research grants

  • PI, Secondment to ESRC funded research Centre CSGR, University of Warwick, £24,000.
  • PI, Chaire Mercosur de Sciences Po, Paris, France, ($5,000).
  • PI, Warwick Institute of Advanced Studies to develop a Warwick South Asia Group, (£6000). 
  • PI, Funding from Scottish Institute for Research in Economics to organise a Glasgow-SIRE Workshop in Microeconomic Theory, 29-30th November, 2013 at Glasgow University (£5,000).
  • PI, Research Strategy and Innovation Office, University of Glasgow, £8,000 per annum, to set up an interdisciplinary research network “Behavior, Structure and Interventions”, 2014-.
  • PI, Lord Kelvin Adam Smith Scholarship on “The allocation of attention and mitigation of disease transmission: theory and evidence from Tanzania” with (Dr. Katie Hampson and Dr. Tiziana Lembo), 2015-19, (£90,000).
  • PI, SFC GCRF Small Grants Fund, 2017-18, “The Use of Mobile Text Messaging to Increase Participation in Canine Rabies Vaccination Campaigns”, £45,283.00.
  • PI, College of Social Science, Ambitious Interdisciplinary Projects, £5,000, 2024.

Papers

Papers presented at departmental seminars and conferences (since 2000 onwards):

York, CORE (Universite Catholique de Louvain) London School of Economics, Indian Institute of Science (Bangalore), Delhi School of Economics (Delhi), Indian Statistical Institute (Delhi), Boazici University (Istanbul), Institute of Economics (Coppenhagen), Southampton, St. Andrews, Timbergen Institute (Rotterdam), Paris, Birkbeck, Birmingham, Keele, Essex, Winter Meetings of the European Econometric Society (2001) at Venice, Valencia, Manchester, Institute of Advanced Studies Princeton, Leicester, Exeter, Nottingham, Southampton, Cergy-Pontoise, University College London, World Congress of the Econometric Society (London) 2005, NBER General Equilibrium Conference (2006) at the University of California (Berkeley), Mumbai University, Indian Institute of Management (Bangalore), Institute for Social and Economic Change (Bangalore), Institute for Financial Management Research
(Chennai), Royal Holloway, ECARES (Universite Libre de Brussels), Royal Economic Society Meetings (2008) Warwick, East Anglia, European Econometric Society Meetings (2008, Milan), North American Winter Meetings of the Econometric Society (San Francisco, January 2009), Durham (January 2009), (March 2009), Royal Economic Society Meetings (2009, Warwick), Oxford (May 2009), Queen Mary (May 2009), Oxford (2009), North American Meetings of the Econometric Society, (Atlanta, January, 2010); Royal Economic Society Meetings (2010, Surrey), World Congress of Econometric Society, Shanghai, (2010), SMU (August, 2010), Essex (January, 2011), Royal Economic Society Meetings (2011, Royal Holloway), Cergy-Pontoise (March 2012), LSE (2012), Southampton (2013), European Meetings of the Econometric Society, Toulouse, (2014), Loughborough (2014), York (2014), World Bank (Washington) (2014), Durham (2015), Herriot-Watt (2015), St. Andrews (2015), Georgetown (2016), Geneva (2017), Newcastle (2017), Durham (2017), NIESR (2018), Oxford (2019), Warwick (2019), Leicester (2020), Cambridge (2021), Haifa (2022), Southampton (2022), York (2022), Exeter (2022), ISI Delhi (2023), Delhi School of Economics (2023), Ashoka University (2023)

Supervision

Current students

Sayanta currently supervises five PhD students at the University of Glasgow.

  • Guo, Kaizhao
    Automation Technologies and Low-Skill Labour Supply: Evidence from Labour Markets in the UK
  • Malova, Anna
    Climate Change: Game-Theoretic Perspective
  • Siwecki, Daniel
    A quantifiable model of a Global Basic Income and Cash Transfer Programmes
  • Vaidya, Kabir Rahul
    How Elite Capture leads to Structural Violence and its Economic Implications on Development and Inequality.

Completed PhD students

Sayantan has supervised:

  • 12 PhD students at the University of Warwick between 1997-2013
  • 11 PhD students at the University of Glasgow from 2013 (ongoing)

Teaching

  • Economic theory
  • Behavioural economics
  • Inequality

Additional information

Large-scale fieldwork

  1. 2010-: In Kolkata, India, in collaboration with the Durbar Foundation, a long-term piece of fieldwork (combining a RCT with a longitudinal component) to examine the impact, and the channels through which such impact occurs, of a training program "Dream Building", aimed at a marginalised, stigmatized group of sex workers in Kolkata, on aspirations, self-perception (as measured by self-efficacy and locus of control) and actions (e.g. savings behaviour) to improve their own well-being(with Anandi Mani (Oxford), Sanchari Roy (Kings College), Smarajit Jana (Durbar) and Sandip Mitra (ISI Kolkata).
  2. 2018-: In Delhi, India, to examine the impact, and the channels through which effective participation in School Management and Development Committees improve functioning of schools (with Patricio Dalton (Tilburg), Michelle Schweisfurth (Glasgow), Theo Koutmeridis (Glasgow), Seemanti Ghosh (Glasgow), Sanchari Roy (Exeter)).

Impact and knowledge exchange

  1. Scottish Government, Chief Economists Office, Acted as critical friend and prepared Policy Report included in Policy Papers for Inclusive Growth Diagnostics developed by government economists, 2016-17.
  2. USHA Cooperative, State Cooperative Bank West Bengal, Government of West Bengal andNABARD (National Bank for Rural Development), Training Programmes for Self-help Groups and other pro-poor interventions, 2016 onwards, ongoing project.
  3. NHS Scotland, Project for Counter Fraud Services to prevent and recover over £1 million a year 2016-2021. (This work forms the basis for an Impact Case Study for REF 2021; it has obtained a University of Glasgow Knowledge Exchange and Public Engagement Award “Best Policy and Practice Collaboration” (2018), the NHS Scotland Excellence in Innovation and Efficiency Award (2018); and NHS Scotland Counter Fraud Services were named Team of the Year at the UK Government Counter Fraud Awards (2019).)
  4. Further collaboration with UK Cabinet Office on fraud prevention (Contact: Lyn Mcdonald, OBE, EXEC Director Counter Fraud Function, Debt Management Function & Grant Management Function), MOU in preparation.
  5. Delhi Govt., ESRC-FCDO Project on evidence based interventions to support and improve the parental participation/engagement in Schools, 2021-.

Policy papers

  1. “The Design of Pro-Poor Policies”, Chapter 6 in “Reversals of Fortune: A Long-Term Perspective on Global Economic Prospects”, CAGE Policy Report, May, 2013.
  2. “The Design of Pro-Poor Policies”, Chatham House Policy Briefing Paper, July 2013.
  3. Cited and discussed in Bloomberg.

Articles in newspapers and websites

  1. “Lenders' inaction does them little credit”, (with M. Miller), The Guardian, 12th May, 2003.
  2. “Bank runs and noisy signals”, (with J. Boonprakaikawe), Chulalongkorn Journal of Economics, Vol. 16, No. 2, 2004.
  3. Written evidence to the House of Commons Select Committee on “IMF and Globalisation”, 2005.
  4. “How central banks adopt “constructive ambiguity” approach”, (with M. Miller), Letter to the  Financial Times, 24th October, 2007.
  5. Written evidence to the Independent Commission on Banking (UK, chaired by John Vickers),  (with P. Hammond, M. Miller, M. Waterson and L. Zhang), 2010.
  6. “Magic Potion”, The Economic Times, Wednesday, 29th July, 2011
  7. Poverty and Aspirations Failure”, Special Report 
  8. Lack of Aspirations as a Poverty Trap”, Ideas for India
  9. “Breaking Poverty Traps”, article for Financial Chronicle (KNOW), August 6th, 2013
  10. Raise Aspirations to Break the Poverty Trap”, article in The Conversation, 
  11. “Action needed to raise kids out of poverty”, The Scotsman, 13th September, 2013.
  12. Written submissions for Scotland's Economic Future Post-2014 Inquiry, “Aspirations Failure and Poverty Traps”, January, 2014
  13. “International Markets”, The Times of India (Education Times), New Delhi, 19th May, 2014.
  14. The main reason markets are falling? The future looks gloomier than it did before”, article in The Conversation  reprinted as “The main reason markets are jittery? The future looks gloomier than it did before.”, The Week, 
  15. "If you think the eurozone will be safe from Grexit contagion, think again" (with D. Thomas), TheConversation, 
  16. Argentine debt restructuring and bargaining theory“ (with Marcus Miller), VOXEU CEPR’s Policy Portal, 
  17. Written submission to Finance Committee of Scottish Parliament on taxation policy (in response to a Call for Evidence), May 2016.
  18. “Poverty and Aspirations Failure”, The Dialouge, August 1, 2016,
  19. “Understanding the Paris Agreement: Unilateral Actions within a Multilateral Policy Framework”, The Dialouge, (with S. Chatterji), 
  20. Eurozone QE creates breathing space – here’s what governments must do now”, The Conversation 
  21. The left’s response to Trump and alt-right must be international”, The Conversation, 
  22.  “A new bargaining perspective on sovereign debt restructuring”, (with Marcus Miller) VOXEU CEPR’s Policy Portal, 
  23. “Welcome to the Age of Anxiety”, (with M. Miller, L. McSorely, E. Ernst), 
  24. An economist’s guide to understanding poverty”, 
  25. “How might costly sovereign debt default in emerging economies be averted?”, (with D. Thomas), , Economics Observatory, Questions and answers about coronavirus and the UK economy.
  26. Pro-poor policy: What is the role of aspirations failure?”, Open Access Government
  27. Anxiety, Competing Narratives and the Macroeconomy: what is the role of policy in stabilizing expectations”, (with F. Carbonero, J. Davies, E. Ernst and L. McSorley) 
  28. Sex workers, stigma, and self-image: Evidence from Kolkata’s brothels”, (with S. Jana, A. ManiS. Mitra, S. Roy), Ideas for India,I4I
  29. Sri Lanka’s economic crisis is a chance to reinvent international bailouts so that citizens don’t take most of the pain”, (with Dania Thomas), 
  30. Blog Introducing the UOG LMIC Network, LinkedIn Blog, May 2022.
  31. The Case for Fundamental Reform”, Academy of Social Sciences, Comment and Analysis, Election 24, January 2024.

University administration and other service

At University of Warwick (1997-2013):

  • Department Seminar organiser,1997-98; Senior Tutor for postgraduate students and Member of the Graduate Staff Student Liaison Committee, 1998-2000; Erasmus Programme Coordinator, in charge of the BSc in Economics with European Studies and the admissions tutor for visiting and exchange students, 2001-3; Member of PhD Committee, Department of Economics, 2001.
  • Director of Graduate Studies,, Chair of Graduate Management Committee and MSc Exam Board and Member of the Graduate Staff Student Liaison Committee in the Department of Economics, Member of the Graduate Studies Committee of the Board of the Faculty of Social Sciences at the University of Warwick, Member of the Board of Graduate Studies of the University of Warwick, 2006-8.
  • Project Board Member, Low Carbon Society Initiative, 2008-2010; Member, Humanities and Social Science Research Ethics Committee, Faculty of Social Studies, University of Warwick, 2012-2013; Member, Recruitment Committee in the Department of Economics and Member of Electoral Boards for Professorships in Economics at Warwick, 2002-10; Chair/Member of a number of appointment panels for Assistant/Associate/Full Professorships at other departments at Warwick University, 2003-10,; Member of the Management Committee of the Centre of Globalisation and Regionalisation (CSGR), a multi-disciplinary research centre at Warwick funded by the ESRC, 2004-5.

At University of Glasgow (2013 onwards):

  • Associate Director of Research (Income), Adam Smith Business School, 2021-
  • Cluster Lead, Applied Economics Research Cluster, 2019-
  • REF Impact Champion, Member of REF Committee and Output Evaluation Committee, CAP, University of Glasgow, 2016-20
  • Co-Lead, “LMIC Research Network”, College of Social Sciences, University of Glasgow, 2020-22.
  • Member, Leadership Team, College Interdisciplinary Research Theme “Addressing Inequalities”, College of Social Sciences, University of Glasgow, 2020-22.
  • Research Coordinator, Glasgow University Interdisciplinary Research Network, 2017-20.
  • Member, GCRF Coordination Group, GCID, Glasgow University, 2017-20
  • Mentoring academic staff at the Lecturer/Senior Lecturer/Reader/Professors with a view to raising their research profile in the College of Social Science, 2015-;
  • Promoter, Award of Honorary PhD for Jim Mirrlees, June 2016
  • Member, Glasgow University Research Strategy and Planning Committee, 2014-18.;
  • Academic member of the ASBS Gilbert Scott Revisioning Project Delivery Board (co-lead the work stream on Collaborative Research) 2015-17.
  • Head of Subject (Alternate), Economics, 2014-6;
  • Cognate Member, Research and Knowledge Exchange Committee, Adam Smith Business School, 2014-;
  • Microeconomics Research Cluster Leader (Alternate), Adam Smith Business School 2014-6;
  • Member, External Engagement Committee, Adam Smith Business School 2014-15.
  • Member, Interview Panels for Lectureships, Senior Lectureships and Professorships in Economics and other Social Sciences (Law and Political Science), 2014-.
  • Developed proposal to MRes/PhD in Economics with a taught component 2013-14; Member, MRes Committee, Economics, 2014-15.

Professional service and recognition

  • Fellow, Academy of Social Sciences, 2021- 
  • Fellow, Royal Society of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce, 2021- 
  • Invited participant: Winter Meetings of the European Econometric Society, 11-13 January, 2001, Venice
  • (This is for a selected group of 20 academic economists under the age of 35. Only two economists are selected from the U.K. each year.) (Invited by Prof. R. Blundell, UCL). 
  • Economic Journal Lecture (with M. Miller), Royal Economic Society Meetings, 2002. 
  • Invited Professor/Researcher: THEMA, University de Cergy-Pontoise, Paris, 2004-5, 2007-8;
  • Singapore Management University, July, 2009; Institute of Advanced Studies, Princeton, July 2002; Columbia University, April, 2016; Research Fellow, Institute of Advanced Studies, University de Cergy-Pontoise, 2017-.

Membership National-Level Research Committees, Advisory Boards and Editorial Boards:

  • Advisory Board, Centre for Economic Growth and Policy, Durham Business School, Durham University, 2009-15.
  • ESRC Peer Review College, 1st July, 2010-.
  • ESRC-ICSSR Committee, 2010.
  • ESRC/HMT Macroeconomics Postdoctoral Research Fellowships Commissioning Panel, 2010.
  • ESRC/DFID Growth Programme, Commissioning Panel, 2011.
  • ESRC Large Grants and Centre Call, Commissioning Panel, 2013/14.
  • ESRC/DFID Growth Programme, Commissioning Panel, 2013/4.
  • Advisor, Commonwealth Scholarship Commission, 2015-
  • ESRC Capability Committee, 2015-18.
  • ESRC Foundations of Macro-Economy Expert Working Group, 2015-6.
  • ESRC Mental Health Expert Working Group, 2015-6.
  • ESRC Productivity Expert Working Group, 2015-16.
  • ESRC Early Career Researchers Working Group, 2016.
  • ESRC Commissioning Panel on Doctoral Training Programmes, 2016.
  • Chair, ESRC GCRF SDAI, Commissioning Panel, 2016.
  • ESRC Committee Liaison Member, for two ESRC DTPs, 2016-.
  • Independent Assessor, ESRC Centres and Institutes, ESRC Council, 2017-18.
  • Chair, ESRC Tax Administration Research Centre (TARC) Recommissioning Panel, 2018.  
  • ESRC Strategic Advisory Network, 2018-21.
  • ESRC Transition and Legacy Centre Commissioning Panel, 2018-19
  • Member, ESRC Institutes Panel, 2019-20
  • Member, DTP Pathways Panel, 2018-20
  • Member, ESRC Institutes panel, 2020.
  • Member, UKRI Covid 19 Commissioning Panel, 2020-21.
  • Member, UKRI Circular Economies Commissioning panel, 2020-21.
  • Member,  Advisory Group on “Behavior Changes”, ESRC Strategic Priority, 2022.
  • Reviewer/Member, ESRC Behavioral CDT+ Panel, 2023. 

Organisor/Co-organisor/Membership of Scientific/Program Committee of Academic Workshops and Conferences:

  • Royal Economic Society Meetings, 2006-9;
  • “16th European Workshop on General Equilibrium, June 9 - 10, 2007”;
  • “World Economy and Finance”, Summer Research Workshop and Conference, Warwick, 11-15,July, 2007;
  • "Climate Change Workshop" on the 22nd January, 2008 (with Andrew Sentence and John Whalley and co-funded by the Center of Globalisation and Regionalisation and Globalisation at Warwick, CIGI and the Department of Economics at Warwick);
  • “Warwick South Asia Workshops”, 14-18 April, 2008;
  • “WEF Workshop on Incentives and Governance in Global Finance” (with E. Kohlscheen, L. Zhang, J. Driffil, M. Miller), 18-19 July, 2008;
  • “Farewell Conference for Marcus Miller, July 18, 2008” (with M. Ellison, N. Rankin and L. Zhang);
  • European Econometric Society Meetings, 2008;
  • “Out-of-equilibrium markets”, (funded by the Mathematics Interdisciplinary Institute and Department of Economics, University of Warwick), 19th January, 2009;
  • “ESRC Seminar Series Workshop: Climate change- The Policy Challenge”, University of Warwick, 13th March, 2009.  
  • “Aspirations and Poverty”, An interdisciplinary workshop, University of Warwick, 14th -15th December, 2009 (with P. Dalton).
  • “ESRC Seminar Series workshop: International Climate policy after Coppenhagen”, CAGE, University of Warwick, 24th February, 2010 (with Andrew Sentence and John Whalley).
  • “Inequality and Aspirations”, CAGE, University of Warwick, 6th,  July 2011 (with S. Roy).
  • Special Sessions on “Methods in Field Experiments” and “Measuring happiness and well-being”5th ESRC Research Methods Festival, St. Catherine’s College, Oxford, 2-5 July, 2012.
  • CAGE workshop on Poverty and Welfare, 30th June, 2013. 
  • Glasgow-SIRE Workshop in Microeconomic Theory, 29-30th November, 2013 at Glasgow University (with A. Kovalenkov. T. Hayashi and Y. Vailakis).
  • Behavior, Structure and Interventions Interdisciplinary Workshop, at Glasgow, 6-7, February, 2015.
  • “Marginalisation, Stigma and Choice”, (joint Behavior, Structure and Interventions Research Network and Policy Scotland Workshop), 22-23rd June, 2015.
  • 25th European Workshop on General Equilibrium, June 19 - 20, 2016.
  • “Persistent Deprivation and Internal Constraints: Analysis and Policy Interventions”, (Behavior, Structure and Interventions Research Network Workshop), 12th February, 2016.
  • “Inequality, Conflict and Violence”, (Behavior, Structure and Interventions Research Network Workshop) 9-10th June, 2016.
  • “Sovereign Debt Restructuring”, (Joint Behavior, Structure and Interventions Research Networkand Center for International Governance Innovation (Canada) Workshop), 29-30 August, 2016.
  • Glasgow Economics Summer Institute, 2019-2020.
  • Addressing Inequalities Workshop, 8th March, 2021
  • Addressing Inequalities Workshop, 26th March 2021
  • Workshop on Populism, 10th September, 2021
  • Workshop Adam Smith 300, 31st March, 2023 

Invited Speaker at the following conferences and workshops:

  • International Symposium on Mathematical Programming for Decision Making: Theory and Applications (ISMPDM07), January 10-11, 2007, part of the Platinum Jubilee Celebrations of the Indian Statistical Institute;
  •  “The Liquidity Risk Forum” (Organised by Liquidatum, 7th February, 2008); 14th March, 2008;
  • “Credit Boom, Credit Crunch and Central Banking” (Special Session at RES 2008 organised byJohn Driffil for the ESRC World Economy and Finance Research Program);
  • “Reconciling Normative and Behavioural Economics”, (A Conference held at University of EastAnglia, Organised by Robert Sugden, 3-5th April, 2008).
  • “The new Microfoundations of Macroeconomics”, (ESRC World Economy and Finance Research Program conference held at University of Warwick, Organised by John Driffil, Marcus Miller, Tom Krebs, Peter Hammond), 14th -15th July, 2009).
  • “Behavioral Decisions and Welfare”, Office of Fair Trade, September 15th, 2009.
  • “Unilateral Actions and Emissions Mitigation”, Go Green Week, Wednesday 13th January, 2010.
  • “Game Theory for Finance, Social and Biological Sciences”, MIRAW, 14th -17th April, 2010.
  • CESIFO Summer Institute, 2010, “Behavioral Welfare Economics”.
  • “Globalisation and the (Mis)Governance of Nations”, LSE Economics Conference, 12th March, 2011.
  • ESPA Poverty Workshop, St. Anne’s College, Oxford, 27-28 September, 2011.
  • -“Poverty and Aspirations Failure”, Warwick International Development Summit 2011, November 2011.
  • “Psychology of Poverty”, Lancaster University, 7th February 2012.
  • Workshop on “The Global Development Post-Durban Of Policy Regimes To Combat Climate Change”, organised by Alex Bowden and John Whalley, London School of Economics, 13th March, 2012.
  • Special session on “Political Economy of Institutions”, RES, Cambridge University, 26th March, 2012.
  • Growth and Policy Conference, Durham University, 16-17 March, 2013.
  • Bounded Rationality in Choice, St. Andrew’s University, 30-31st July, 2013.
  • Annual Economic Theory Workshop, University of York, 13th March, 2014.
  • 4th World Bank Conference on Equity, “Aspirations, Poverty and Inequality”, Washington DC, 29-30 May, 2014. 
  • Glasgow Economic Forum, 15-16 March, 2015.
  • Growth and Policy Conference, Durham University, May, 2015.
  • Conference on Sovereign Debt Restructuring, organized by Centre for International Governance Innovation and Columbia Initiative for Policy Dialogue, Columbia University, 22nd September, 2015 (invited by Prof. Joseph Stiglitz and Dr. Martin Guzman).
  • Workshop on “Inclusive Growth”, organised by the Scottish Economics Society and Government Economics Service (invited by Dr. Gary Guillespie, Chief Economist, Scotland), 23rd October, 2015.
  • Conference in honor of Bhaskar Dutta's 65th Birthday, invited by Arunava Sen and Debasish Mishra, Indian Statistical Institute, Delhi, 20-21st December, 2015.   
  • ICSEI 2015, Glasgow University, “State of the Art Session”, 7th January, 2016
  • Interdisciplinary workshop on Sovereign Debt Restructuring, Georgetown University, 21-23 January, 2016 (invited by Prof. Anna Gelpern (Georgetown University) and Prof. Mitu Gulati (Duke University).
  • Growth and Policy Conference, Durham University, May, 2016-.
  • ASEMLLEL, Glasgow University, June, 2016-.
  • Imagineering the Human Future, Glasgow University, Glasgow Festival of Science, June, 2016.
  • Adam Smith and Economic Exchange, Glasgow University, March, 2017.
  • Growth and Policy Conference, Durham University, May, 2017.
  • Global Young Academy, “Social Justice in a Changing World”, May 2017
  • “Optimism and Pessimism about the Human Future”, Glasgow Festival of Science, June 2017.
  • World Conference of International Economic Association, Invited Session on Sovereign Debt (organised by Martin Guzman and Joe Stiglitz), June 2017.
  • Workshop on “Disadvantage”, funded by British Academy Rising Star Engagement Award (BARSEA) Early Career Network on ‘Inequality Conflict and Violence’, the Royal Society of Edinburgh and Young Academy of Scotland, 6-7 July, 2017.
  • Interdisciplinary Sovereign Debt Research and Management Conference (DebtCon), October 5-6, 2017, Graduate Institute of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland.
  • P.C. Mahalanobis 125th Anniversary Conference, ISI Kolkata, 26-27 December, 2017.
  • TEDx, Glasgow, November, 2018.
  •  Interdisciplinary Sovereign Debt Research and Management Conference (DebtCon), March, 2019, Georgetown Law Institute of International Economic Law (IIEL) Washington, USA.
  • Rebuilding Macro, Annual Conference, September 2019, Edinburgh.
  • Association of Commonwealth Universities, November, 2019, London.
  • Conference on the Political Economy of International Organization (PEIO) jointly hosted by the University of British Columbia and Simon Fraser University in Vancouver, Canada, on February 20-22, 2020.
  • Glasgow Economic Forum, March 2020
  • World Conference of International Economic Association, Invited Talk/Session, July 2020 (Postponed to July, 2021).
  • “Potency of the soft nudge hand”, Plenary session of the XIX International Conference, MoscowSchool of Social and Economic Sciences, 18th April, 2021.
  • “Debt and Covid-19 in Africa”, and "Towards and African Financial Stability Mechanism", Georgetown Law Institute of International Economic Law (IIEL), the Sovereign Debt Forum (SDF) and Policy Center for the New South, May 11, 2022.
  • "Fear and Loathing in the Global Economy", EU CECIMO Economic Committee, Edinburgh, 13th June, 2022.
  • "Empowerment and Poverty Traps": Research & Policy Partnerships for Global Development, 30th June;
  • “Empowerment and Poverty Traps”, World Congress of the Social Marketing, 6-8 September, 2022;
  • “Empowerment and Poverty Traps”, Development Dialogue Conference “Doing Development Differently", ISS (Hague), 17th October, 2022.
  • "Political Economy of Climate Change", ASEAN Symposium, Bali, 21-23 October, 2022.
  • Public Sector Fraud Authority, 29/11/2022.
  • GBTP Research Workshop: Green Bond Transparency Platform – A Policy Perspective, 13th December, 2022. 
  • Interdisciplinary Sovereign Debt Research and Management Conference (DebtCon6), April 27-29, 2023, School of Public and International Affairs, Princeton University, USA.

Service at other universities

  • External examination:
    • PhD: LSE, Keele, Birmingham, York, Warwick, Auckland.
    • MSc Economics and Finance, LSE (2005); MSc and BSc Economics, Manchester (2005-8);
    • MSc Economics, Birkbeck 2009-10;
    • BSc Economics, Bath 2010-12.
  • External Advisor for Promotions/Appointments at Warwick University, Edinburgh University, Manchester University, Singapore Management University, Southampton University, Exeter University, Ashoka University, Shiv Nadar University, Queen Mary University of London and University of Cyprus.

Scholarships Awarded:

  • PhD Fellowship at CORE, Universite Catholique de Louvain, 1991-95;
  • National scholarship at the Delhi School of Economics, 1988-90;
  • College Merit Scholarship, Elphinstone College, University of Bombay, 1986-87.

Other:

  • Guest Editor, Special issue on “Sovereign Debt Restructuring”, Oxford Economic Papers (with Marcus Miller (Warwick)).
  • Co-Editor, Special Issue on “The Political Economy of Populism”, (May, 2022), National Institute Economic Review (with Adrian Pabst).
  • Co-Editor, Special Issue on “Adam Smith@300”, (Autumn, 2023), National Institute Economic Review
  • (with Anton Muscatelli and Graeme Roy).
  • Refereed research proposals and end-of award reports for ESRC, National Science Foundation, USA, Israel Research Council, Austrian Research Council
  • Refereed book proposals for Princeton University Press and Cambridge University Press.
  • Invited reviewer for Mathematical Reviews, American Mathematical Association, 2008-2012.