Faculty Department

Dr. Soumyajit Chakraborty

Assistant Professor of Economics

Ph.D. in Economics, University of New Mexico, USA – 2021

M.A. in Economics, University of New Mexico, USA – 2017

M.Phil. in Development Studies, University of Calcutta, India – 2014

M.A. in Economics, Visva-Bharati University, India – 2012

B.A. (Honours) in Economics, Visva-Bharati University, India – 2010

Area of Interest

Applied Microeconomics – Public, Development, Family, Labor, Education, Health.

Career Graph:

Dr. Soumyajit Chakraborty is a recent Ph.D. from the University of New Mexico, USA. Just after his Ph.D., he has worked with the faculty of Centre for Training & Research in Public Finance and Policy [A Ministry of Finance, GOI funded initiative] at the Centre for Studies in Social Sciences Calcutta (CSSSC). Soumyajit has joined the University of Petroleum and Energy Studies (UPES) in July 2022.

Honours and Achievements:

  • UNM Leadership and Involvement Award (University Honor), University of New Mexico, USA – 2020.
  • Friedrich Hayek Fund for Scholars, Institute for Humane Studies, George Mason University, USA – 2019.
  • Gold Medalist in B.A. (Honours) and M.A. in Economics, Visva-Bharati University, India – 2012, 2010.
  • Invited Research Talks at Centre for Studies in Social Sciences Calcutta, India; Arthabisleshoner Adda (Facebook Live), India; Institute for Humane Studies, USA; Institute of Development Studies Kolkata, India; University of California, Los Angeles, USA; Visva-Bharati University, India.