Somdeep Chatterjee

Somdeep Chatterjee is an Assistant Professor in the Business Environment (Economics) Group at IIM Lucknow. Prior to this he was an Assistant Professor of Economics at FLAME University in Pune. He has a Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Houston. His research is in the field of empirical microeconomics and he is interested in issues in developing economies ranging from the study of anti-poverty policies to other applications in the fields of development, labour, education, and political economy. He also holds Master’s and Bachelor’s degrees in Economics from Jadavpur University, Kolkata. Further details about his research-in-progress and publications can be found here:

Content by Somdeep Chatterjee
  • Blog post

    “None of the above”: Protest voting, voter turnout and electoral outcomes in India

    Indian voters can vote for “none of the above” in national and state elections. This option has raised voter turnout and provides insight into the behaviour of protest voters in elections that do not have an explicit protest option. In 2013, the Indian Supreme Court set out to increase political participation with an unusual policy: it mandated the introduction of a...

    8 Aug 2018 | Gergely Ujhelyi, Somdeep Chatterjee, Andrea Szabó