Siddhartha Mitra (Editor)

Full Professor of Economics, Department of Economics, Jadavpur University, Kolkata, India.

Siddhartha Mitra is currently Professor of Economics at Jadavpur University, Kolkata. In his earlier appointments, he has been Director (Research), CUTS International and a Reader at the Gokhale Institute of Politics and Economics, Pune. Prof. Mitra has also taught at the University of Melbourne and Indian Statistical Institute, New Delhi.

Apart from researching in the more common fields of development economics, environmental economics, agricultural economics and economic theory he has also devoted himself to research in fields such as the economics of peace and mental health. In regard to mental health, his research focuses on the socio-economic determinants of mental health outcomes as well as the use of data relating to these outcomes to gauge the severity of certain social problems such as gender bias.

Prof. Mitra has been a prolific researcher with papers in reputed journals and edited volumes to his credit. He has served on a consultative committee to the Ministry of Environment, Government of India; conducted courses in Vietnam and Bangladesh; and presented in seminars and conferences in Australia, Europe, United States and Asia. Prof. Mitra holds a Ph.D. and M.S. degree from the Agricultural and Resource Economics Department of the University of Maryland at College Park, USA and a Masters in Economics from the Delhi School of Economics, India.

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