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Dr. Bipasa Datta



  • BSc, MSc(Calcutta)
  • MS(Stony Brook)
  • PhD(Virginia Tech)

Departmental roles

  • Chair, Postgraduate Exam Board - Dissertations
  • Chair, Combined Board of Economics and Sociology
  • Mitigating Circumstances Committee (UG Economics single subject programmes)
  • Mitigating Circumstances Committee (UG Economics/Mathematics)
  • Mitigating Circumstances Committee (PG Economics programmes)
  • Programme Advisor - Joint degrees (Economics & Sociology)



My research is primarily in the following areas of Economic Theory:

  • Industrial Organisation Theory
  • Contract Theory
  • Economics of Regulation
  • Public Goods
  • Economics of Climate Change (and related environmental issues)


Selected publications

Full details of publications can be found at RePEc

 “Biodiesel as feasible petrol fuel replacement: a multidisciplinary overview” (with R Luque, J Lovett, J Clancy). Energy and Environmental Science,2010, Advance article, DOI: 10.1039/C0EE00085J

“Free Internet Access and Regulation: A Note” (with Huw Dixon). Journal of Institutional and Theoretical Economics, 2003, 159 (3), 594-598.

“Technological Change, Entry and Stock Market Dynamics: An Analysis of Transition in a Monopolistic Economy” (with Huw Dixon). American Economic Review, Papers and Proceedings, 2002, 92, 231-235.

“Omega- Homothetic Preferences” (with Huw Dixon), Scottish Journal of Political Economy, 2001, 48, 148-163

“Linear Homothetic Preferences” (with Huw Dixon). Economic Letters, 2000, Vol. 69, 55-61.

Selected Discussion Papers

“The evolution of mixed conjectures in the rent-extraction game” (with Paulo Brito and Huw Dixon), Discussion paper no. 12/33; University of York.1233 (PDF , 4,492kb)‌‌

“An Incentive Mechanism for Using Risk Adjuster to Reimburse Health Care Providers” (with Charles Yan). Discussion paper No. 07/30, University of York. 0730 (PDF , 287kb)

“The Company You Keep: Qualitative Uncertainty in Providing Club Goods” (with Clive Fraser). Discussion Paper No. 06/21, University of York. 0621 (PDF , 286kb)

“Experimentation, Information Sharing, and Oligopoly Limit Pricing”. Discussion Paper No. 99/34, University of York. 9934 (PDF , 1,468kb)



Third Year

  • Microeconomics 3
  • Industrial Economics

Bipasa Datta
Department of Economics
Room: A/EC/110

Tel: 01904 323780

Office & feedback hours during term:

Thursday  09:00-09:50 join zoom meeting (UoY sign-in required)

Thursday  12:30 - 13:40 join zoom meeting (UoY sign-in required) 

Other times by appointment please email