Dr. Punarjit Roychowdhury is an Assistant Professor of Economics at Shiv Nadar University, Delhi NCR. Previously he worked as an Assistant Professor (with tenure) in the department of Industrial Economics at the University of Nottingham, UK, and as an Assistant Professor in the Economics area at the Indian Institute of Management Indore. Dr. Roychowdhury holds a Ph.D. in Economics from Southern Methodist University, U.S.A. His research focuses on inequality, poverty, and gender issues. His research has been published in several journals of international repute including the Journal of Business & Economic Statistics, Oxford Economic Papers, Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics, Economics of Education Review, and World Development among others. He also occasionally writes for leading Indian dailies in English and Bengali. His pieces have appeared in Hindustan Times, Mint, The Telegraph, Anandabazar Patrika, and Ei Samay.
Applied Microeconometrics, Development Economics, Labor Economics, Economics of Gender
Seed Money Research Support, IIM Indore, ₹100,000
Melody Rice Memorial Award in Economics (for excellence in research), Department of Economics, Southern Methodist University
Graduate Student Travel Grant, Office of Research and Graduate Studies, Southern Methodist University
Graduate Student Award, Southern Economic Association
Dean’s Dissertation Fellowship, Office of Research and Graduate Studies, Southern Methodist University
Dean’s Award, Graduate Research Day, Southern Methodist University
Graduate Student Assembly Conference Travel Grant, Southern Methodist University
Student Development Grant, Southern Methodist University
Omicron Delta Epsilon, International Honor Society for Economics, U.S.A.
Full Tuition Scholarship and Teaching Assistantship, Southern Methodist University, Texas, U.S.A.
Foreign Travel Scholarship for pursuing doctoral studies abroad, University of Calcutta, India
Samir Kumar Ganguly Memorial Scholarship for securing the First position in M.Sc Examination, Presidency College, Kolkata.