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Sankalpa Bhattacharjee
Sankalpa Bhattacharjee
Assistant Professor (Grade – I)
  • Economics


  • Ph.D. in Economics, University of Calcutta

Teaching Areas

  • Microeconomics
  • Macroeconomics
  • Development Economics
  • Monetary Economics

Training & Consulting Areas:

  • Preparation of panel of agencies for preparing Detailed Project Reports (DPRs) and its execution regarding existing and new parks at various places of Jharkhand as approved by JHARPARKS.

Research Areas

  • Industry Economics
  • Development Economics
  • Macroeconomics

Current Research Interests:

  • Indian IT-ITeS Industry
  • Migration and Inequality
  • Structural Transformation
  • Financial Development

Professional Affiliation:

  • Life member, ISI Calcutta

Publications/ Articles/ Cases

  1. Sethi, P., Bhattacharjee, S., Chakrabarti, D., & Tiwari, C. (2021). The impact of globalization and financial development on India's income inequality. Journal of Policy Modeling, 43(3), 639-656. doi:10.1016/j.jpolmod.2021.01.002
  2. Tiwari, C., Bhattacharjee, S., & Chakrabarti, D. (2020). Investigating regional inequalities in India: Are Indian districts converging? Journal of International Development, 32(5), 684-716. doi:10.1002/jid.3472
  3. Sethi, P., Chakrabarti, D., & Bhattacharjee, S. (2020). Globalization, financial development and economic growth: Perils on the environmental sustainability of an emerging economy. Journal of Policy Modeling, 42(3), 520-535. doi:10.1016/j.jpolmod.2020.01.007
  4. Chakrabarti, D., Sethi, P., & Bhattacharjee, S. (2019). Directed credit, financial development and financial structure: Theory and evidence. Applied Economics, 51(16), 1711-1729. doi:10.1080/00036846.2018.1528338
  5. Bhattacharjee, S., & Chakrabarti, D. (2017). The congruence of entrepreneurship and India's excellence in information technology. Journal of Global Operations and Strategic Sourcing, 10(2), 159-184. doi:10.1108/JGOSS-05-2016-0020
  6. Bhattacharjee, S., & Chakrabarti, D. (2015). Indian IT outsourcing industry: Future threats and challenges–A reassessment. Futures, 67, 11-21. doi:10.1016/j.futures.2014.12.014
  7. Bhattacharjee, S., & Chakrabarti, D. (2015). Investigating India's competitive edge in the IT-ITeS sector. IIMB Management Review, 27(1), 19-34. doi:10.1016/j.iimb.2015.01.003
  8. Bhattacharjee, S., & Chakrabarti, D. (2013). Financial liberalisation, financing constraint and India's manufacturing sector. Economic and Political Weekly, 48(6), 61-67.
  9. Bhattacharjee, S., & Chakrabarti, D. (2013). Heterogeneity in Indian IT-ITeS industry: Is a uniform policy enough? Int. J. of Business Information Systems 13(3), 317-342. doi:10.1504/IJBIS.2013.054467
  10. Bhattacharjee, S. (2012). Efficiency dynamics and sustainability of the Indian IT-ITeS industry: An empirical investigation using DEA. IIMB Management Review, 24(4), 203-214. doi:10.1016/j.iimb.2012.08.001
Conference Papers
  1. Tiwari, C., & Bhattacharjee, S. (2019). Migration and rural inequalities in India: Divergent paths from long term and short-term migration. Paper presented at the 2nd Sustainability and Development Conference (SDC) organized by the University of Michigan, Michigan, USA.
  2. Tiwari, C., & Bhattacharjee, S. (2019). Productivity convergence and role of spatial dependence in India: A Malmquist and spatial panel regression approach. Paper presented at the 22nd Applied Economics Meeting organized by University of Cartagena, Cartagena, Spain.
  3. Bhattacharjee, S., & Chakrabarti, D. (2017). Structural dynamics of the Indian IT sector. Paper presented at the International Conference on Organization and Management (ICOM) organized by Abu Dhabi University, Abu Dhabi, UAE.
  4. Bhattacharjee, S. (2017). Competition amidst heterogeneity: The curious case of the IT sector. Paper presented at the Professional Development Workshop (PDW) titled "HR Challenges in organizations in India and the Middle East" at the 2017 Academy of Management (AOM) Meeting, Atlanta, USA.
  5. Bhattacharjee, S., & Chakrabarti, D. (2016). India's success information technology: Is it puzzling? Paper presented at the 1st International Conference on Facets of Doing Business in Emerging Markets jointly organized by IMT Ghaziabad and University of Texas at El Paso, Ghaziabad, India.
  6. Chakraborti, P., & Bhattacharjee, S. (2005). Some financial implications of innovating oligopoly. Paper presented at the International Conference on "Global Finance and Integration with Developing Economies with special reference to India" held at Institute of Development Studies Kolkata, Kolkata, India.
  1. Tiwari, C., & Bhattacharjee, S. (2020). Inclusiveness of Indian growth: Evidence from 21st century. Paper presented at the 2nd Annual Management Conference and Workshop organized by Institute of Management Technology Nagpur, Nagpur, India.
  2. Tiwari, C., & Bhattacharjee, S. (2019). Divergent roles of seasonal and permanent migration in rural inequalities. Paper presented at the 14th Public Policy and Management Conference organized by Indian Institute of Management Bangalore, Bangalore, India.
  3. Bhattacharjee, S., & Chakrabarti, D. (2012). India's competitive edge in IT services: An investigation. Paper presented at the UGC Sponsored National Seminar on the theme "Indian Economy: The Last Two Decades" organised by Department of Economics, Ramakrishna Mission Vidyamandira in association with Bangiya Arthaniti Parishad, Belur, India.