Saptarshi Prosonno Ghosh

Designation: 
Assistant Professor
Phone: 
9971032687
Email: 
spghosh@hss.iitb.ac.in
Education: 
  • PhD Economics, University of Birmingham, UK (2012)

  • M.A Economics, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, USA (2008)

  • M.S Quantitative Economics, Indian Statistical Institute, India (2006)

  • B. Sc Honors in Economics, Presidency College, Calcutta University, India (2004)

Experience: 
  •  Assistant Professor (Economics), Department of Humanities and Social Sciences, Indian Institute of Technology – Bombay, March 2019 – present
  • Assistant Professor (Economics), School of Humanities and Social Sciences, Shiv Nadar University, India, December 2012 – March 2019

Research Interests: 

 Public Policy and Institutional Design, Game Theory, Applied Microeconomic Theory, Political Economy, Development Economics, Managerial Economics.

Courses Taught: 

Master’s level courses taught at Shiv Nadar University: Advanced Microeconomic Theory ECO 681, Game Theory and Economics of Information ECO 621, Microeconomics II ECO 511.

Undergraduate courses taught at Shiv Nadar University: Principles of Macroeconomics ECO 102, Intermediate Microeconomics ECO 301, Game Theory ECO 221.

Undergraduate courses about to be taught at IIT Bombay in Monsoon 2019 semester: International Economics I (Co-Instructor: Aditi Chaubal), Economics HSS 101 (Co-Instructor: Surajit Bhattacharyya).

Publications: 
  •  Committees with Leaks”,(with Jaideep Roy), in Games and Economic Behavior, 2015, Vol. 90.
  • "Information Control in Reputational Cheap Talk",(with Nejat Anbarci and Jaideep Roy), in Games and Economic Behavior, 2017, Vol.106.

  • "Horses for Courses: Setting Tasks for Spotting Talent", in Review of Market Integration, 2018, Vol. 10

Working Papers:

  • "Optimal size of majoritarian committees under biased persuasion" (with Peter and Jaideep Roy).

  • "A Note on Possible Inefficiency of System" (with Suchismita Tarafdar).

  • "Electoral Misfortune due to Ideological Advantage" (with Nidhi Jain and Jaideep Roy).

Conferences: 
  •  Presented at the 23rd Annual Conference on Contemporary Issues in Development Economics at Jadavpur University, 2014.
  • Presented at the 11th Meeting of Society for Social Choice and Welfare, New Delhi, 2012.

  • Presented at the Royal Economic Society Autumn School, Birmingham, 2010.

  • Invited Paper Presentations Indian Statistical Institute (Delhi), Indian Statistical Institute (Kolkata), Delhi School of Economics, Jawaharlal Nehru University, Indian Institute of Management (Bangalore), Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research, Ashoka University, Ambedkar University.