Dipanwita Sarkar

Dipanwita Sarkar received her Ph.D. from Southern Methodist University, Dallas, in 2008. Her areas of research include Applied Econometrics and Labor Economics with emphasis on Demography and Human Capital. She has published in peer-reviewed academic journals, presented at numerous conferences, and has been the recipient of several honors and awards including the Dean’s Graduate Dissertation Fellowship at SMU and the Ford Foundation Fellowship. Dr. Sarkar was an Assistant Professor of Economics at The University of Louisiana from 2007 to 2010. Prior to her teaching career, Dr. Sarkar has worked as Economic Consultant at Colemont Insurance Brokerage, Inc. and Organ Transport Systems, Inc.

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  • Project

    Why is Assam left behind in India's economic boom? A behavioural perspective on the effect of conflict

    Objectives Our study aims to offer insights into why Assam has been left behind in India's economic boom from a behavioural perspective.  We focus on the state of Assam, where inter-group conflicts have been rife between groups that are divided primarily along language, ethnicity, or religion, to investigate the significance of a distortionary impact of ethnic violence on...

    28 Aug 2015 | Dipanwita Sarkar