Ph.D., Economics, University of Colorado at Boulder
Fields of Interest: Development Economics, Gender Economics, Labor Economics, Economic Demography, Health Economics
Shatanjaya Dasgupta earned her Ph.D. in Economics from University of Colorado at Boulder, an M.A. in Economics from Delhi School of Economics in New Delhi, India, and a B.S. in Economics from Presidency College in Kolkata, India. Prior to coming to the US for her graduate studies, Dasgupta served as a consultant for two years at the World Bank in India.
Dasgupta’s current research interests include investigating gender gaps in child health investments, examining the effects of partner choices on post-marital bargaining power of women, and exploring the relative effects of economic cycles on chronic health conditions of men and women.
Dasgupta teaches courses in introductory economics, intermediate microeconomics, development economics, gender economics, and economics of inequality and discrimination.