Professor, Department of Economics
Department of Economics, Jadavpur University, Kolkata-700032, West Bengal, India
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Ph.D. 1999 Jadavpur University
M.A. 1993 Jadavpur University
B.A. 1991 Kalyani University

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Field of Specialization
Development Economics, Labour Economics Rural Economics
Courses Taught/Teaching
Development Economics - U.G.
Development Economics-1 (Special)- P.G.
Rural Economics - M.Phil
Research Area
Rural Economics, Labour Economics, Economics of Public Policy
15 years in teaching
Conference Papers Published (0)
Journal Papers Published (18)
Title of the paper Journal of publication Year Role Vol Number-Page Name

Effectiveness of MGNREGP to Check Migration among Rural Households Journal of Rural Development 2015 Forthcoming-
Government-sponsored Microfinance program: Joint Liability vs Individual Liability Cogent Economics and Finance, Taylor $ Francis 2014 Vol-2 published online on 13 July 2014-1-14
Quality of Education among Primary School Children receiving Mid-day Meal: Evidence from a Quasi-Experiment The Empirical Economics Letters 2014 11 13-November 2014
An Evaluation of Financial Inclusion through Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Programme Prajnan 2014 Vol.XLII ,No.4 -319-330
Mobilization of Personal Savings among Microfinance –participating Households: A survey in West Bengal, India Journal of Rural Cooperation 2013 Vol 41, Issue-2 (Fall) June-December 2013-
Books Published (0)
Ph.D. Thesis Guidance (4)
Name Of The Scholar Title Of The Thesis Co-Superviser Status Year

Arghya Kusum Mukherjee Complete 2014
Suranjana Mitra Complete 2014
Sanjib Talukdar Ongoing 2013
M.Phil. Thesis Guidance (1)
Name Of The Scholar Thesis Name Co-Superviser Year

Gitanjali Dutt Mid Day Meal 2013
MASTER Thesis Guidance (0)
Project Works (1)
Project Title Worked As Funding Agency Amount Duration Period Status

Individual Liability versus Joint Liability in Microfinance and It's Impact on Rural Poor Principle Investigator U.G.C. 436000 2 years 1st Feb, 2009 to 31st Jan, 2011 Ongoing
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Membership Of Learned Societies (2)

Indian Society of Labour Economics
Bengal Economic Association
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