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Jyoti Prasad Mukhopadhyay


Assistant Professor

MA (Economics), PhD (Economics)

Jyoti Prasad Mukhopadhya is currently Assistant Professor in Economics at IFMR Graduate School of Business, Krea University. He holds a master’s degree in Economics from the Delhi School of Economics (University of Delhi) and a PhD in Economics from IFMR Graduate School of Business (formerly IFMR) and University of Madras. Prior to his PhD, Jyoti worked with Centre for Micro Finance (CMF) at IFMR as a Research Associate and also with The World Bank as a Short-term Consultant (STC) on an impact evaluation study in Chhattisgarh. Jyoti has participated and presented research papers in various academic conferences in India and abroad. Jyoti has published research papers in peer reviewed journals such as Development Policy Review, Economic and Political Weekly, Journal of Developing Areas, Studies in Microeconomics, etc. Jyoti is also a co-PI on an impact evaluation study titled “Randomized Evaluation of the Government Implemented Targeting Hard Core Poor Program in Bihar, India” along with Abhijit Banerjee (MIT), Esther Duflo (MIT), and Shagun Sabarwal (JPAL SA). His broad research areas include development economics, applied econometrics and behavioral economics.

  • Poverty and livelihoods
  • Corporate Social Responsibility
  • Financial inclusion
  • Applied Econometrics
  1. Financial Inclusion in India: A Demand-side Approach. Mukhopadhyay, Jyoti Prasad. Economic and Political Weekly, Vol 51, No. 3, (2016): 46-54.
  2. “Open Government Data and Evidence-based Socio-economic Policy Research in India: An overview.” Larquemin Aurilie, Mukhopadhyay, Jyoti Prasad, & Buteau, Sharon. Journal of Community Informatics, Vol 12, No. 2, (2016): 120-147.
  3. Microfinance and Consumption Inequality: Evidence from a Randomized Controlled Trial in AndhraJournal of Developing Areas, Vol.50, No.2, (2016): 269-291.
  4. The Dynamics of Income Growth and Poverty: Evidence from Districts in India.” Banerjee, Anurag Narayan, Banik, Nilanjan, & Mukhopadhyay, Jyoti Prasad. Development Policy Review, Vol. 33 No. 3, (2015): 293-312.
  5. The Interplay Between Growth and Development: Evidence from Indian Districts.” Banik, Nilanjan & Mukhopadhyay, Jyoti Prasad, Asia-Pacific Development Journal, Vol.20, No.2, (2013): 109-127.
  6. Endowment Effects in Bundles.” Dutta, Swati, Mukhopadhyay, Jyoti Prasad, & Pingali, Viswanath Studies in Microeconomics, Vol.4, No.1 (2016): 27-45.
  7. SHGs and Microfinance: A Tale of Two Poor Women in Rural Tamil Nadu.” Kumar, Lakshmi and Mukhopadhyay, Jyoti Prasad, Journal of Rural Development, Vol.32, No.3, (2013): 333-339.
  1. Mukhopadhyay, J. P.  and Banik, N. (2015). Misery of the Red Corridor Region of India: What Do Data Tell Us? in R. Bhattacharya (Ed.) Regional Development and Public Policy Challenges in India. pp.161-193. Springer
  2. Does mandatory CSR expenditure affect firm value? Evidence from Indian firms in Ideas for India on Jan 4, 2018.

Microeconomics, Econometrics, Development economics

  1. Short-term Consultant (STC), The World Bank on the project “Impact Evaluation of Chhattishgarh District Rural Poverty Project” [Mar-Jun, 2010]
  2. Co-Principal Investigator, Impact evaluation report of the Livestock Initiative for Livelihood Support (LILS) program of The World Vision, India. [2018]
  1. 2nd Prize in the Best Research Paper in Corporate Finance track at 3rd International Conference on Financial Markets & Corporate Finance (ICFMCF) held at Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur during Jul 12-14, 2018.
  2. 3rd Prize in National Level Essay Competition 2012 organized by Competition Commission of India (CCI), Govt. of India.
  3. 2nd Prize in the best research paper category at the International Conference on Excellence in Research and Education (CERE) organized by Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Indore, 9-12 May, 2013.