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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 postdoctoral 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

"On mechanism design with expressive preferences: an aspect of the social choice of Brexit" (with Debapriya Sen). (2022).
"A look back at the core of games in characteristic function form: some new axiomatization results". (2022).
"Asymmetric networks, clientelism and their impacts: households' access to workfare employment in rural India" (with Anirban Kar and Alita Nandi). (2021).
"Labour policy and multinational firms: the “race to the bottom” revisited" (with Debapriya Sen). Review of Development Economics, (2021), 25: 1515-1537.

"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.

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



Third Year

  • Rationality, Morality & Economics


  • Topics in Development Economics
  • Mathematics Review
  • Microeconomics for Research

Anindya Bhattacharya

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

Tel: 01904 32 2307

Office and feedback hours for York Students only during term time:

Wednesday 11:00-13:00

Other times may be available by emailing me (