Social Science Baha

Debipriya Chatterjee

Debipriya Chatterjee is an Assistant Professor of Political Economy and Public Policy at the Department of Africology, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. She completed her PhD in Economics from Brown University, where her dissertation explored the optimal design of ‘quota’-like affirmative action policies. Prior to joining Brown, she did her Master’s in Quantitative Economics at Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata, and her undergraduate from Presidency College, Kolkata. Her research interests lie in the area of inequality, especially inequality along racial, gender and caste lines, development economics and political economy in ethnically fragmented societies.