Anirban Dasgupta
Anirban Dasgupta
Associate Professor
Faculty of Economics (FE)
South Asian University
Room No. 227 , Akbar Bhawan,Chankyapuri,
New Delhi - 110021, India
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Anirban Dasgupta is a development economist trained in Calcutta University and the University of California, Riverside where he received his PhD in 2006. Before joining the South Asian University in January 2011, he was a faculty member of the International Institute of Social Studies (ISS), Erasmus University of Rotterdam in the Netherlands. His teaching interests include poverty and inequality, development strategy and inclusive growth, and issues in agricultural development. His research has so far focussed on agrarian reforms in India and Bolivia, structural change and land use in China as well as the problem of inclusive growth. He has published articles in Journal of Peasant Studies, European Journal of Development Research, Development and Change (forthcoming) and Conservation and Society (forthcoming). He is also the coeditor of the volume Development, Equity and Poverty: Essays in Honour of Azizur Rahman Khan published by Macmillan India in 2010.


  • PhD from University of California , in 2006

Research Interests

  • Poverty and Inequality
  • Agricultural development

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