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Zico Dasgupta

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Zico Dasgupta teaches economics at School of Arts and Sciences in Azim Premji University. He received his PhD in Economics from Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi. Before joining this university, he worked as a research associate in Jamia Milia Islamia, New Delhi and Institute of Development Studies, Kolkata. His research has been published in various edited volumes and in journals like Review of Keynesian Economics and Economic and Political Weekly.

Academic Qualifications
  • PhD in Economics
  • MPhil in Economics
  • MA in Economics
  • B.Sc in Economics

International Trade, Advanced Macroeconomics, Introduction to Quantitative Methods

Areas of Interest

Macroeconomics, Indian Economy

Research Interests

Growth and Distribution, Monetary Economics, Public Finance, International Trade and Finance, Structural Transformation, Political Economy

Publications and Writings



  • “The Dynamics of Global Demand, Investment and Trade Deficit in India: A Model of India’s External Dependence” (forthcoming), in Byasdeb Dasgupta ed. “Neoliberal Economic Reform in Emerging Economy of India - International Trade, Investment and Finance”, Routledge.
  • “Breaking Bad: India’s Banking Distress”(2019) ,in Azad,Ramani, Chakraborty and Sinha (eds) “Quantum Leap in Wrong Direction?”, Orient Black Swan, co-authored with Prasenjit Bose



On-going Projects
  • Income Redistribution and Debt-Neutral Fiscal Strategy
  • Credit Rationing and Bank Profitability in a Dual Economy
  • Inter-linkage between Investment and leverage ratios in Indian Economy (with Rohit Azad)
  • Modelling Jobless Growth in India

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