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mumbai Studying at the Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research (IGIDR)

Local Coordinator:
Prof. P.G. Babu, Ph.D.
Tel.: +91-22-28416521
Fax.: +91-22-28402752
Email.: babu[AT]igidr.ac.in

Ms. Fabina D'Mello
Tel.: +91-22-28416576
Fax.: +91-22-28416310
Email.: soffice[AT]igidr.ac.in

Postal Address:
Student Office
Film City Road
Santoshnagar Goregaon (East)
Mumbai 400 065

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Teaching Staff:
Associate Prof. Jayati Sarkar
Associate Prof. Sripad Motiram

Assistant Prof. Shubhro Sarkar


Thesis Areas:
Law and Economics of Institutions
Law and Economics of Development

pgbabu Prof. P.G. Babu is a Professor at Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research (IGIDR) and has held Adam Smith Chair Guest Professorship in Philosophy and Economics at University of Bayreuth, Germany. He visits the Institutes of Law and Economics at the University of Hamburg and the Erasmus University at Rotterdam, and coordinates the Law and Economics Program at IGIDR, which is a part of the Erasmus Mundus Consortium on European Masters and Doctoral Programs in Law and Economics. His Ph.D. is from Indian Institute of Science and has taught as visiting faculty at several institutions including IIM Ahmedabad and Madras School of Economics. His research interests include Microeconomic Theory with applications to Environment, Natural Resources and Law, Non-cooperative Game theory with applications to market design protocols such as bargaining, auctions, matching, and Information Economics. At IGIDR, he has organized several capacity building workshops in Law and Economics, apart from various specialized conferences and workshops on topics such as Social Norms and Institutional Structures, Peace Science and Game Theory.

Teaching Staff:
jayatisarkar Prof. Jayati Sarkar is Associate Professor in Economics at Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research, Mumbai, India. She has a Ph.D. from the University of Southern California, USA. Her field of specialization is Institutional Economics and her current research interests are in corporate ownership and governance in emerging economies, business groups, public sector enterprise reforms and performance. She has published in several international journals among which are Journal of Comparative Economics, Journal of Accounting, Auditing and Finance, Economics of Transition, Pacific Basic Finance Journal, and International Review of Finance. She has also published several book chapters on banking and corporate governance.
sripadmotiram Prof. Sripad Motiram is an Associate Professor at the Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research (IGIDR), Mumbai. Prior to working at IGIDR, he worked at the University of California at Berkeley (USA) and Dalhousie University, Halifax (Canada). His areas of interest include Development Economics, Microeconomics and Applied Econometrics, with a particular emphasis on issues related to India. He has a Ph.D. in economics from the University of Southern California, Los Angeles (USA).
shubhrosarkar Prof. Shubhro Sarkar is an Assistant Professor at IGIDR. His areas of interest include Applied Microeconomics, Experimental and Development Economics. He has received a master's degree from Jawaharlal Nehru University in 1999 and completed his Ph.D. in Economics at the Pennsylvania State University in 2006. His dissertation focused on how the price path of goods like airline tickets change as the proportion of high valuation buyers change and on how public projects are delayed when the cost of contribution gets reduced as the number of prior contributors increase. He has published in the Journal of Quantitative Economics and the Southern Economic Journal (forthcoming).
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