Abhirup Sarkar, Professor

Permanent Address:


Economic Research Unit     

Indian statistical Institute                          

203 B.T. Road, Kolkata 700 108, India

Telephone: (91) (33) 2575-2623 (office)                    


Fax: 91-33-2577-8893



10 Mandeville Gardens, Flat 802, Kolkata 700019, India



Date of Birth:   June 13, 1955

Sex:       Male

Marital Status:     Married


Current Position:    Professor of Economics, Indian Statistical Institute, Calcutta


Educational Background

 B.A. (Economics)            Presidency College, Calcutta              1975

 M.A. (Economics)           University of Calcutta                         1977

 M.A. (Economics)           University of Rochester                      1982

 Ph.D. (Economics)          University of Rochester                      1983

 Ph.D. Dissertation Area   International Trade

 Ph.D. Supervisor             Professor Ronald Jones, University of Rochester, Rochester, New York 14627, U.S.A.


Work Experience

 Permanent Positions

 Lecturer                      Indian Statistical Institute, Calcutta              June 1984-May 1988

 Assistant Professor     Indian Institute of Management, Calcutta     June1988-March 1989

 Associate Professor    Indian Statistical Institute, Calcutta              April 1989-May 1991

 Professor                   Indian Statistical Institute, Calcutta               June 1991-Present


Visiting Positions

 Assistant Professor     University of Florida, Gainesville               Fall 1983

 Post Doctoral              Presidency College, Calcutta                    Dec1983-June 1984



Visiting Faculty           Concordia University, Montreal               Spring, 1990

Visiting                        Brigham Young University, Utah            1993-94


Associate Professor

Fellow                          International Centre for Economic  Research, Turin, Italy         May-July 1995

Visiting Professor         Brigham Young University, Utah                                             1997-98


Research Activity

Areas of Research:     Economic Development, International Trade, Political Economy.


Last updated, March 2010