Ritwik Banerjee

Ritwik Banerjee is an Associate Professor of the Economics and Social Sciences area at Indian Institute of Management Bangalore. His primary research area is at the intersection between behavioural and development economics and he extensively uses experimental methods for his research.

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  • Project

    Social identity, taste bias and under provisioning of public goods

    Data shows that public good provision in India decreases with an increase in caste-based fractionalisation. While past research (Banerjee and Somanathan, 2007) documents this association, the causal interpretation and the deeper mechanisms driving the result is an open question. This project aims to plug this gap by identifying the precise causal connection between caste...

    10 Jul 2020 | Ritwik Banerjee, Anujit Chakraborty, Ashokankur Datta, Arka Roy Chaudhuri