Associate Professor, Economics and Finance
Ph.D. University of Missouri, Kansas City, U.S.A.M.A.
University of Mumbai, IndiaB.A.
St. Xavier's College, Mumbai, India
Office: Lowerre Academic Center, North Campus, Office 13
Phone: +41 91 986 36 36
Dasgupta, P and Vogelaar, A. Reimagining Labour for a Sustainable Future. Routledge (Forthcoming Monograph 2021)
Dasgupta, P and Vogelaar, A. “Brand Bhutan and the Political Economy of Sustainable Tourism” Chapter in Planning and Managing Sustainability in Tourism, Springer (Forthcoming 2021)
Dasgupta, P. “Using travel to teach Sustainable Economic Development” Chapter in ‘Rethinking economics- experiences from plural socio*economic higher education’. Springer VS. 2020 (in press)
Dasgupta, P. "Employment Generation Scheme and long term Development-A Case Study in India", Book Chapter in The Job Guarantee: Toward Full Employment, Volume II, Palgrave Publication. 2013
Dasgupta, P. "Trade, Environment and Development: An Ecological economics perspective", Journal of Interdisciplinary Research, University of Missouri Kansas City, 2012
Dasgupta, P. "Democracy in Developing country-Which way is it headed?", Oeconomicus Department of Economics, University of Missouri Kansas City, Vol VIII, 2008.
Book Review "How rich countries got rich...and why poor countries remain poor?", Heterodox Economics Newsletter, Issue 52, November 8, 2007.
Conferences and Invited Talks:
Dasgupta, P (with Vogelaar, A). "Reimagining Labour: Cooperatives as Sites of Resilience and Intervention, 2020 European Association for Evolutionary Political Economy (EAEPE)
Dasgupta, P. “Food Security and Employment Generation in India”, Paper presentation at the International Initiative for Promoting Political Economy (IIPPE), 2016 in Lisbon, Portugal.
Dasgupta, P. “Labour in India: Lessons from the Colonial Period”, Paper presentation at the European Network of Labour Historians (ENLH), 2015 in Turin, Italy
Dasgupta, P. “Applying the capability approach to India’s National Rural Employment Guarantee Program”, February 2013 at Siena College, New York.
Dasgupta, P. “Labor Institutions in Colonial India”, Paper presentation at Association for Institutional Thought (AFIT) 2011 in Salt Lake City, Utah.
Dasgupta, P. “Rethinking Development Economics”, March 2013 at State University of New York, Potsdam
Honors and Achievements:
Awarded Graduate Teaching Assistantship at UMKC, Department of Economics (2007-2011)
Chancellors GTA Fee Remission Award, UMKC (2007-2012)
Chancellors Non Resident Scholarship, UMKC (2007-2012)
Selected and participated in the African Program on Rethinking Development Economics (APORDE) in Durban, SA. (Summer 2010).
Political Economy, Developmental Economics, Macroeconomics, Microeconomics, and Post colonial studies.