Dr. Aritri Chakravarty

Assistant Professor

Email: aritri@base.ac.in

Educational Qualifications

  • Ph.D. in Economics from Centre for Development Studies (affiliated to Jawaharlal Nehru University), Thiruvananthapuram, 2021
  • M.Phil. in Applied Economics from Centre for Development Studies (affiliated to Jawaharlal Nehru University), Thiruvananthapuram, 2015
  • M.Sc. in Economics, 2009, University of Calcutta
  • B.Sc. in Economics (Hons), 2007, University of Calcutta

Work/Research Experience

  • Research Assistant at Centre For Development Studies (CDS) under National Research Programme on Planation Development (NRPPD), 2019-2020
  • Trainee Teaching Associate at Indian Institute of Management Calcutta, Kolkata, 2011-13
  • Academic Associate at Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad, Ahmedabad, 2010-11
  • Project Assistant at Foundation for Agrarian Studies, Kolkata, 2010

Research Interests

  • Development Economics
  • Rural and Agricultural Development
  • Productivity and Efficiency Analysis
  • Microeconomics
  • Microeconometrics

Awards and Fellowships

  • CDS Fellowship to visit University of Leuven (Campus KULAK), Belgium, under the mentorship of Prof. Laurens Cherchye (January – March, 2018)
  • Visiting Scholar Fellowship at Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research (IGIDR) under the mentorship of Prof. Vijay Laxmi Pandey (January – March, 2017)
  • Qualified National Eligibility Test in Economics conducted by University Grants Commission of India, 2012.
  • ICSSR Institutional Fellowship for the PhD program at Centre for Development Studies, Trivandrum
  • CDS Institutional fellowship for MPhil from the Centre for Development Studies, Thiruvananthapuram

Publications

  1. Chakravarty, Aritri. “Information Seeking by Agricultural Households in India: Determinants of Access and Choice of Sources.” CDS Working Paper No. 499 (Peer Reviewed), Trivandrum (2020).
  2. Seenatha, P., I. Devi, Aritri Chakravarty, and E. Shaji. “To conserve or to explore? farm-level strategies to manage groundwater.” Agricultural Economics Research Review 31, no. 347-2018-5149 (2018): 89-900.
  3. Chakravarty, Aritri, and Upasak Das. “Inclusiveness of Information Access in Agriculture—Evidence from India.” The Economies of China and India Cooperation and Conflict: Volume 3: Economic Growth, Employment and Inclusivity: The International Environment. (2017): 143-158.
  4. Agarwal, Manmohan, and Aritri Chakravarty. “Growth of the Manufacturing Sector Future Constraints.” The Economies of China and India Cooperation and Conflict: Volume 1: China and India: The International Context and Economic Growth, Manufacturing Performance and Rural Development. (2017): 303-324.
  5. Chakravarty, Aritri, Binod Kumar Behera, and Tirtha Chatterjee. “AGRICULTURAL FARM ACTS 2020.” Commentary on India’s Economy and Society Series 18, Centre for Development Studies (2020).

Conferences/Seminars and Workshops (Selected)

  • Attended the 1st IGC Patna Summer School from 1st – 6th August 2019.
  • Presented a paper titled “Drivers of Information Access and Variability Across Sources: A Multinomial Logit Analysis of Agricultural Households in India” at the 55th Annual Conference of The Indian Econometric Society (TIES) at NISM, Mumbai in January 2019.
  • Presented a paper titled “Information Seeking by Agricultural Households in India: Determinants of Access and Choice of Sources” at UGC sponsored International Conference on Human Development and Delivery of Public Services in India in the Post Reform Period held during 14-15 February, 2019 at Department of Economics, University of Kalyani, West Bengal.
  • Presented a paper titled “Information Seeking by Agricultural Households in India: Determinants of Access and Choice of Sources” at Centre for Development Studies on 7th December 2018.