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Jyoti Prasad Mukhopadhyay 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.

Courses Taught

Microeconomics (PGDM level), Basic Econometrics (PGDM level), Foundations of Development (PGDM level), and Mathematics for Managers (PGDM level)

Current Research Interests

His current research interests include financial inclusion, Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) and firm performance, livelihoods, etc.

Recent Research Publications

Mukhopadhyay, J P. “Financial Inclusion in India: A Demand-side Approach”;, Economic and Political Weekly, Vol.51, No 49, pp 46-54, Dec 3, 2016.

Recent Case Studies

Recent Conference Presentations

Presented a research paper titled “Does Mandatory Expenditure on CSR Affect Firm Value? Empirical Evidence from Indian Firms” (co-authored with Praveen Bhagawan) at the 3 rd International Conference on Financial Markets and Corporate Governance (ICFMCF) held at Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur during July 12-14, 2018 and also at the 10th Financial Markets and Corporate Governance (FMCG) held at Macquarie University City Campus, Sydney, Australia during Apr 17-18, 2019.