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Research Interests
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Development Economics, Behavioral and Experimental Economics, Program Evaluations, Public Economics, Labor Economics, Applied Microeconomics.

Education
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Ph.D. in Economics, Georgia State University Spring
Cumulative GPA
: 3.91/4
Secured High Pass in Microeconomics and Experimental Economics Comprehensive Exams
Dissertation
: "Essays on Gender and Microfinance"
Committee
: James Cox (Chair), Michael Price, Alberto Chong, Vjollca Sadiraj, Mark Isaac

M.A in Economics, Georgia State University

M.A. in Economics, Jawaharlal Nehru University, India
Specialization
: Development Economics

B.Sc. (Honors) in Economics, Presidency College, Calcutta University, India
Ranked 7th among 1000 students in 150 colleges under Calcutta University

2017 (expected)

 

 

2014

2011


2009

Working Papers
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Mukherjee, Shagata "Gender, Group and Moral Hazard in Microfinance: Evidence from Matrlineal and Patrilineal Societies in India."(Job Market Paper)

Mukherjee, Shagata. "Does Group Size Induce Strategic Default in Microfinance?"

Cyan, Musharraf., Mukherjee, Shagata., Price, Michael and Rider, Mark. "Evaluation of Community Organizations: Governance Support Post-Conflict Needs Assessment Programs in Pakistan."

Works in Progress
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Mukherjee, Shagata. "Do Social Ties Reduce Default among Microfinance Borrowers? Evidence from Rural India"

Cox, James and Mukherjee, Shagata. "What Drives Gender Differences in Social Preference?"

Cyan,Musharraf., Mukherjee, Shagata., Price, Michael and Rider, Mark. "Community Decisions in Public Good Provision under Power Asymmetry: a Field Experiment in Rural Pakistan."

Mukherjee, Shagata.
"Conditional and Unconditional Altruism in Payoff Equivalent Extensive Form Fairness Games."

Mukherjee, Shagata."Migration of Human Capital in the US: Increasing versus Diminishing Returns to Skill."

Research Reports
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Centre for Studies in Social Sciences, India.
"
The Dynamics of Food Inflation in India in the Post Liberalization Period: a Time Series Analysis."

United Nations Development Program (UNDP)
and Indian Chamber of Commerce. "Status of Microfinance in India."

2010


2009

Research Experience
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Research Assistant, Experimental Economics Center,Georgia State University

Research Assistant, Fiscal Research Center, Georgia State University

Research Assistant, Centre for Studies in Social Sciences, India

Research Associate, Indian Chamber of Commerce, India


2013-present

2012

2010

2009

Teaching Experience
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Instructor, Principles of Microeconomics, Georgia State University Spring
(My Teaching Evaluation: 4.6/5; Department Average: 4/5, Course Average: 3.7/5)

Frequent guest lecturer, Microeconomic Theory, Intermediate level Fall,
Georgia State University

Teaching Assistant for Grace O, Principles of Macroeconomics, Fall,
Georgia State University Spring 2012

2014


2013


2011

Grants, Awards and Fellowships
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Graduate Student Invited Session Nomination and Award
Southern Economic Association

CEAR Travel Grant ($3600), J. Mack Robinson College of Business
Georgia State University

Dissertation Fellowship Grant ($10,000), Andrew Young School of Policy Studies
Georgia State University

CEAR Fellowship ($5000), J. Mack Robinson College of Business
Georgia State University

Foreign Endowment Scholarship, Calcutta University, India

Certification of Merit, Calcutta University, India

National Merit Scholarship, Government of India

2015

 

 

2014


2013-15


2011

2009

2006

Relevant Conferences
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Invited by Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Shillong
and Meghalaya Economic Association International Conference, India (scheduled)

Economic Science Association North-American Meetings, Tucson (scheduled)

Advances with Field Experiments Conference, University of Chicago, Chicago

Eleventh Annual Australia New Zealand Workshop on Experimental Economics
(accepted for presentation)

Masters International Research and Development Center Conference Prague, Czech Republic
(accepted for presentation)

Symposium on Economic Experiments in Developing Countries, Annual Conference, Nairobi, Kenya
(accepted for presentation)

Economic Science Association North-American Meetings, Dallas

Fifth Annual Conference on Behavioral and Experimental Economics, Interdisciplinary Center for Economic Science, George Mason University, Arlington

Southern Economic Association Annual Meeting, Atlanta

2016


2016

2016

2016


2016


2016



2015

2015


2014

Professional Affiliations
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American Economic Association
Economic Science Association
Human Development and Capability Association
Southern Economic Association

For reference please contact
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James C. Cox
Noah Langdale Jr. Chair in Economics, Georgia Research Alliance Eminent Scholar
Professor and Director, Experimental Economics Center, Department of Economics, Georgia State University
Phone : 4044130200
Email : jccox@gsu.edu

Michael Price
Associate Professor, Department of Economics, Georgia State University
Phone : 4044130080
Email : mprice25@gsu.edu

Vjollca Sadiraj
Associate Professor and Associate Director, Experimental Economics Center,
Department of Economics, Georgia State University
Phone : 4044130193
Email : vsadiraj@gsu.edu

Alberto Chong
Professor, Department of Economics, Georgia State University
Phone : 4044130193
Email : achong6@gsu.edu