Maitreesh Ghatak


Professor of Economics

  • Department:
    Deputy Head of Department for Research

  • Research Centres:
    IGC: Lead Academic at the India-Bihar Country Team
    STICERD: Economic Organisation and Public Policy Programme Director
                        Theory Group Associate
                        Psychology and Economics Initiative Associate

  • Other affiliations:
    South Asia Centre: Academic staff

Contact Details

  • Email:  
  • Telephone: +44 (0)20 7852 3568
  • Room number: 32L.3.08A
  • Office hours: Tuesday 16:00-17:00 (Please book a slot here)
  • Admin support: Rhoda Frith
  • On Leave: Lent Term 2015


Research Interests

  • Development Economics
  • Public Economics
  • Economics of Organisations



  • EC428: Development and Growth
  • EC535: Development Economics for Research Students


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  • PhD in Economics, Harvard University




photograph of Maitreesh Ghatak