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Author: Amrita Chatterjee

Dr. Amrita Chatterjee

Dr. Amrita Chatterjee

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PhD: In 2011 from Jadavpur University, Kolkata.

M.Sc. In Economics in 2003 from Calcutta University.

B.Sc: Hons. in Economics in 2001 from Calcutta University.

P.U.C: In 1997 from Scottish Church College under West Bengal Council of Higher Secondary Education.

S.S.L.C: In 1995 from R.K.S.M. Sister Nivedita Girls’ School under West Bengal Board of Secondary Education.

Curriculum Vitae

Peer-reviewed Journal:
  1. Amrita Chatterjee (2020): Financial inclusion, information and communication technology diffusion, and economic growth: a panel data analysis, Information Technology for Development, DOI: 10.1080/02681102.2020.1734770
  2. Amrita Chatterjee & Simontini Das (2019): Information communication technology diffusion and financial inclusion: an inter-state analysis for India, Innovation and Development, Routledge, Taylor and Francis Group; DOI: 10.1080/2157930X.2019.1678803
  3. Amrita Chatterjee and Arpita Ghose (2017) "Consumer's Acceptance towards Genetically Modified Crops and Growth of the Economy: A Theoretical Approach" , Global Journal of Human Social Sciences (E), Volume 17 Issue 1 Version 1.0.
  4. Amrita Chatterjee & Arpita Ghose (2016) ,"A dynamic economic model of soil conservation and drought tolerance involving genetically modified crops" Journal of Social and Ecpnomic development (Springer) 18(1), page-40-66: 40. doi:10.1007/s40847-016-0026-7
  5. Amrita Chatterjee, Sanjib Pohit and Arpita Ghose (2016). “Trade and Distributional Impacts of Genetically Modified Crops in India: A CGE Analysis”. Margin—The Journal of Applied Economic Research 10 : 3: 1–27 ( A SAGE Publication)
  6. Amrita Chatterjee and Arpita Ghose. “Genetically Modified Crops: Global and Indian Perspective”, Asian Biotechnology Development Review, Vol 12, No. 2, pp- 69-105, 2010.
Peer-reviewed Book Publication:
Chatterjee, A. (2022), "Corruption, Democracy and Growth: Evidence from Emerging Market Economies", Chakraborty, C. and Pal, D. (Ed.) Environmental Sustainability, Growth Trajectory and Gender: Contemporary Issues of Developing Economies, Emerald Publishing Limited, Bingley, pp. 137-149
Conference Publication:
  1. “Trade and Distributional impact of Genetically Modified Crops in India: A CGE analysis” co-authored with Dr. Arpita Ghose and Dr. Sanjib Pohit is available as GTAP resource # 3250 and can be seen online at
Research Report:

Part of the study team in the report “Accelerating Infrastructure Building in India” published by NCAER, sponsored by Holcim.

JU Centre for Advanced Studies Working Paper:

1.‘Impact of Biotechnology in Agriculture and Consumer Acceptance of GM Crops: Assessment from a Neoclassical Growth Model’, co-authored with PhD Supervisor Arpita Dhar(Ghose), published as a Centre for Advanced Studies Working Paper from Jadavpur University, Kolkata.

MSE working paper:
  1.  "A dynamic economic model of soil conservation involving genetically modified crops", co-authored with Dr. Arpita Ghose, MSE working paper no. 96
  2. Consumer's Acceptance Towards Genetically Modified Crops and Growth of the Economy: A Theoretical Approach, co-authored with Dr. Arpita Ghose, MSE working paper no. 137.
  3. Financial Inclusion, Information and Communication Technology Diffusion and Economic Growth: A Panel Data Analysis, with Nitigya Anand, MSE WP NO. 165/2017
  4. Information and Communication Technology Diffusion and Financial Inclusion: An Interstate Analysis for India,  with Simontini Das, MSE WP NO. 178/2019
  5. Can Women Empowerment Help to Reduce Open Defecation in India: Evidence from NFHS 4 with Shriya Agarwal, MSE WP No. 186/2019.
  1. Statistical Methods to 1st semester students of General Economics and Applied Quantitative Finance batches.
  2. Econometric Method to 2nd semester students of General Economics, Applied Quantitative Finance and Actuarial Economics batches.
  3. Games and Information, a core course to 4th Semester General Economics students and an Elective to all other 4th Semester students,
  1. Factors Determining Digital Finance: A Gender Perspective, presented in International Conference on Contemporary, Issues In Economics (Iccie 2022), School Of Economics, XIM University, February 4th, 2022

  2. “Effect of Fertility on Paid Work Status of Women in India”,  presented at Labor Economics Conference organized by Indian Society of Labor Economics, 11-13th April, 2022, at IIT Roorkee, Uttarakhand