Sanjay Jain

Sanjay Jain is a Lecturer in the Faculty of Economics at the University of Cambridge.

In addition to his role at the University of Cambridge, Dr Sanjay Jain is also a Faculty Research Fellow at the Centre for Research in Microeconomics, a Visiting Senior Fellow at STICERD, London School of Economics, and an Assistant Professor of Economics at the University of Virginia.

Dr Jain has been a consultant for The World Bank in a variety of division between 1991 and 2001, as well as Economic Advisor to the Parliamentary Research Service, Centre for Policy Research in New Delhi. He is the recipient of several awards including the Excellence in Teaching Award, for Outstanding Undergraduate Teaching from the University of Virginia in 2008. Sanjay received his PhD in Economics from Princeton University.

Content by Sanjay Jain
  • Project

    Land acquisition and structural transformation in Bihar: An analysis of alternative approaches

    It has long been recognized, since at least the ‘Lewis model’, that an essential ingredient of growth is the structural transformation of the economy – from agriculture to industry, from the production of primary products towards increasingly more complex manufacturing, usually accompanied by a process of migration from rural to urban areas. In the case of Bihar, this...

    25 Feb 2016 | Sanjay Jain, Chinmaya Kumar