Parker Hall 105
Mondays: 1:00-4:00 pm
Tuesdays: 4:30-7:30 pm
(And by Appointment)
Spring 2015 Course Schedule
- EC102-LC (Sec. 01) Microeconomics 8:00-9:30AM ---M-W---
- EC102-LC (Sec. 02) Microeconomics 11:20 AM-12:50 PM ---M-W---
- EC291 Economics Game Theory 9:40-11:10AM ---T-R---
- EC400 Senior Reflective Tutorial 1:00-2:30PM ---T-R---
My research interests are in the positive, normative and strategic aspects of decision-making. I primarily use economics experiments and game theory for my research. I have published in the Journal of Public Economics, Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, World Development, Economic Theory, B.E. Journal of Economic Analysis and Policy, Group Decision and Negotiation, Economics Bulletin, New Zealand Economic Papers, Experimental Economics, Economic and Political Weekly, Journal of Industrial Organization Education, Perspectives on Economic Education Research, and Developments on Experimental Economics.
I have refereed for NSF (ad hoc), Economic Inquiry, Journal of Behavioral and Experimental Economics, Journal of Institutional and Theoretical Economics, Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, Journal of Socio Economics, Social Choice and Welfare, Journal of Public Economic Theory, Southern Economic Journal, Agricultural Economics, Economic Record, Economics Bulletin, Managerial and Decision Economics, Studies in Microeconomics, Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory, International Review of Economics Education, Journal of Industrial Organization Education, Journal of Economic Issues, Economic and Political Weekly, Scientific Journals International, and have reviewed for Routledge International and Orient BlackSwan. I am an Associate Editor at the British Journal of Management and Economics, a member of the Editorial Advisory Board of Scientific Journals International, and a member of the editorial board of the Journal of Community Development & Research.
My teaching interests are in Microeconomic Theory, and in particular Game Theory, Industrial Organization and Experimental/Behavioral Economics. Previously, I have taught at the University of Arizona and at Franklin and Marshall College.
- Dasgupta, U., L. Gangadharan, P. Maitra, S. Mani & S. Subramaniyan (2015) " "Choosing to be Trained: Evidence from a Field Experiment.". Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, 110, pp. 145-159.
- Dasgupta, U. & S. Mani (2015) "Only Mine or All Ours: Do Stronger Entitlements Affect Altruistic Choices in the Household."World Development, 67, pp. 363-375.
- Abbink, K., U. Dasgupta, L. Gangadharan, & T. Jain (2014). "Letting the briber go free: An experiment on mitigating harassment bribes."Journal of Public Economics, 111, pp. 17-28.
- Dasgupta, U. (2011). "Are Entry Threats Always Credible?"The B.E. Journal of Economic Analysis & Policy: Vol. 11: Iss. 1 (Contributions), Article 73.
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