Faculty Profile


Name : Sujoy  Chakravarty
Designation : Professor
Centre/School/Special Centre : Centre for Economic Studies and Planning
School of Social Sciences
Room No : 333, SSS II
Off. Phone : 26704445
Residence :
Email : sujoy@mail.jnu.ac.in   sujoyc@gmail.com
Personal webpage : http://www.jnu.ac.in/Faculty/sujoy/cv.pdf


Ph.D Economics, 2002, Purdue University
M.S. Economics, 1999, Purdue University
B.Sc (Hons.), Economics, 1994, Presidency College 

Areas of Interest/Specialization

Experimental and Behavioural Economics, Development Economics, Game Theory 


Associate Professor, Centre for Economic Studies and Planning, Jawaharlal Nehru University, 2008-
Assistant Professor, Humanities and Social Sciences, IIT Delhi, 2006-2008
Assistant Professor, Economics Areas, IIM, Ahmedabad, 2004-2006
Assistant Professor, School of Management, University of Texas at Dallas, 2002-2004 

Awards & Honours


International Collaboration/Consultancy


Best Peer Reviewed Publications (upto 5)

1. "Experimental Economics: A Survey," (with Daniel Friedman, Shyam Sunder et al.) Economic and Political Weekly, August 27, 2011, xlvi: 35

2. "Are You Risk Averse Over Other People’s Money?" (with Glenn Harrison, Ernan Haruvy and E. Elisabet Rutstrom), Southern Economic Journal, 77(4) : 901-913, 2011

3. "Recursive expected utility and the separation of attitude towards risk and ambiguity: an experimental study" (with Jaideep Roy) in Theory and Decision, 66:3, 199-228, March 2009

4. "Food Insecurity in Rural Gujarat: A Micro Level Study of two populations" (with Sejal Dand), Economic and Political Weekly, xli :22, June 3, 2006

5. "Experimental Evidence on Product Adoption in the presence of Network Externalities", Review of Industrial Organization, 23(3_4): 233-254, 2003 

Recent Peer Reviewed Journals/Books (upto 3)

1."The Informational and Signaling Impacts of Labels: Experimental Evidence from India on GM Foods," with (Sangeeta Bansal and Bharat Ramaswami) forthcoming in Environment and Development Economics, 2013

2. "The Demographics of cooperation: Evidence from a field experiment in the Gori-Ganga Basin," (with E. Somanathan, et al.), forthcoming Journal of Economics and Management, special issue on Field Experiments in Economics and Management (ed. John A. List, Anya Samak and Michael Price), forthcoming 2013

3. "Equilibrium Play and Learning in a Stochastic Public Goods Experiment," (with Priyodorshi Banerjee and Ruchika Mohanty) forthcoming Journal of Quantitative Economics, 2013 

Patents (if any)