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Madhura Dasgupta

Associate Fellow

Madhura  joined NCAER  after completing her PhD in economics from the State University of New York at Buffalo. Her interests are both in macro and micro work and cover public economics, economic development and growth, applied microeconomics and macroeconomics, and computational economics. She has experience in working with large panel data sets, multivariate linear and logistic regression, IV estimation analysis, time series analysis and forecasting, and computational modelling. Her PhD dissertation on the “Private Provision of Public Infrastructure: Growth and Welfare Implications,” builds on both the theory and empirics of the private provision of public goods.  She uses a model of incomplete contracting between the government and the private sector to analyze how such private investment and the allocation of ownership rights affect the degree of economic efficiency. 


  • September 2019 – Present: Associate Fellow, NCAER
  • May 2018 – May 2019: Adjunct Instructor, University at Buffalo, State University of New York
  • September 2014 – May 2018: Teaching Assistant, University at Buffalo, State University of New York
  • November 22, 2013 – June 30, 2014: Research Assistant, Jadavpur University, BHC-JUECON PROJECT, (Funded by British High Commission, New Delhi)
  • August 16, 2013 – November 15, 2013: Research Assistant, University of Calcutta


  • Ph.D. Economics, University at Buffalo, State University of New York, 2019
  • M.Sc Economics, University of Calcutta, 2013
  • B.Sc Economics, Scottish Church College, University of Calcutta, 2011




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