Prof. Amlan Das Gupta

Prof. (Dr.) Amlan Das Gupta

Associate Professor and Assistant Dean (Research)

B.Sc. (Economics) (Presidency College, Kolkata);
M.Sc. (Quantitative Economics) (ISI, Delhi); 
Ph.D. (University of British Columbia)

Prof. (Dr.) Amlan Das Gupta is a Development Economist who has been engaged in teaching and research since 2015. He holds a master degree in Quantitative Economics from Indian Statistical Institute Delhi and completed his PhD. in Economics from the University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada in 2014. Since then he has taught at various institutions which include Indian Statistical Institute Delhi, Drake University, Des Moines, USA and Institute of Financial Management and Research in India. Amlan’s research interests lie in the fields of Development and Environmental Economics. His work uses quantitative methods and econometric models to answer questions about economic behaviour and policy in the developing world.

Amlan’s research interests lie in the fields of Development and Environmental Economics. His work uses quantitative methods and econometric models to answer questions about economic behaviour and policy in the developing world.

Peer-reviewed journal publications

  • “Milk will drive methane emissions in India”. – Forthcoming, Climatic Change, with Ridhima Gupta (SAU)


Working Papers 

  • Das Gupta, Amlan, Ashokankur Datta, Ridhima Gupta “Climate Change and Food Consumption Patterns in India”.
  • Das Gupta, Amlan, Ridhima Gupta. “Production Methods of Indian Dairy Farmers and their Implications for Methane Emissions”.

Completed projects

  • “Impact of expanding choices on household calorie consumption in India” With Prof. Tridip Ray (ISID). For the Planning and Policy Research Unit (PPRU) at Indian Statistical Institute Delhi.
  • “The Environmental Fallout of the White Revolution in India”. With Ridhima Gupta (SAU). For the South Asian Network of Development and Environmental Economists.


Ongoing projects

  • “Adoption of Global Best Practices and Modern Methods by Dairy Farmers and Milk Cooperatives in Haryana.” – With Soumyadip Roy and Ram B. Ramachandran (JSBF), Funded by a JGU Research Grant.

Conference paper presentations (selected).

  • Das Gupta, Amlan. “Veblen Preferences and the Falling Calorie Consumption in India: Theory and Evidence”. Asian Meeting of the Econometric Society, New Delhi, 2012.
  • Das Gupta, Amlan. “Impact of Cash Transfers Compared to Subsidy in Food: Evidence from the Indian Public Distribution System”. 11th Annual Conference on Economic Growth and Development, ISI Delhi, 2015.
  • Das Gupta, Amlan, Ashokankur Datta, Ridhima Gupta “Climate Change and Food Consumption Patterns in India”.4th Annual Workshop of the Centre for Research on Economics of Climate, Food, Energy and Environment (CECFEE), Goa 2018.
  • Das Gupta, Amlan, Ashokankur Datta, Ridhima Gupta “Climate Change and Food Consumption Patterns in India”. Canadian Eonomic Association annual Conference 2019, Banf Canada.

Course manuals 

  • Microeconomics: Course manual available here 
  • Business Statistics and Decision Science: Course manual available here

Member of the inaugural editorial board of The JSBF Report – official research repository of the Jindal School of Banking & Finance (JSBF). You can visit us here.” www.jsbf-report.com.