Department of Economics

Dr Ajit Mishra

Ajit Mishra

Senior Lecturer

3 East 4.45
Tel: +44 (0) 1225 38 6277

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PhD supervision

Interested in supervising students studying:

  • Development Economics
  • Economics of Corruption
  • Economics of Enforcement

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Dr Ajit Mishra joined the department in 2006. Previously, he taught at various places including University of Dundee, Delhi School of Economics. IG Institute of Development Research and in specialised graduate programmes at Edinburgh and Glasgow.

He has also been a visiting member at various places including Cornell University, Indian Statistical Institute, Christian Michelson Institute, Monash University, Hebrew University and Boston University.

Research interests

He has research interests in a wide range of topics in the broad areas of development economics and the design of incentives and organisational structures.

  • Development Economics
  • Economics of Corruption
  • Contracts and Enforcement
  • Inequality and Conflict
  • Incentives in the provision of aid/development goods


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