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Dr. Anindya Bhattacharya



  • BSc(Calcutta)
  • PhD(Indian Statistical Institute)

I studied in the University of Calcutta and the Indian Statistical Institute. Before joining York I was a CNRS post-doctoral fellow in GEMMA, Universite de Caen and a CORE fellow in CORE, Universite Catholique de Louvain.

Departmental roles

  • Visiting and exchange students Co-ordinator



My research interest is in game theory (especially in games with group play), political economy (especially in game theoretical analysis of mass political actions and war) and some issues of microeconomics of developing countries (especially in theoretical analysis of petty corruption and formation of social capital in such countries).


Selected publications

Some further details of publications can be found at RePEc

"Labour policy and multinational firms: the “race to the bottom” revisited" (with Debapriya Sen). Forthcoming in Review of Development Economics.

"The uncovered set and the core: Cox's result revisited" (with Victoria Brosi and Francesco Ciardiello). Journal of Mechanism and Institution Design, (2018), 3(1): 1-15.

"Patronage and power in rural India: a study based on interaction networks" (with Anirban Kar, Sunil Kumar and Alita Nandi).  Discussion Papers in Economics, No. 18/19, University of York.

"Local institutional structure and clientelistic access to employment: the case of MGNREGS in three states of India" (with Anirban Kar and Alita Nandi). ISER Working Paper Series, No. 2017-14, ISER, University of Essex.

"Stable and Efficient Networks with Farsighted Players: the Largest Consistent Set''. Discussion Papers in Economics, No. 09/34, University of York.



Third Year

  • Mathematical Economics


  • Development Economics: Theory and Evidence
  • Mathematics Review
  • Microeconomics for Research

Anindya Bhattacharya

Anindya Bhattacharya
Department of Economics
Room: A/EC/101

Tel: 01904 32 2307

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