Professor of Economics at the University of Delhi (New Delhi)
Aditya Bhattacharjea is Professor and Head of the Department of Economics at the Delhi School of Economics, University of Delhi, India, where he teaches postgraduate courses in industrial organization and Indian economic development. He earlier taught for many years at St Stephen’s College, Delhi, and has been a visiting associate professor at Duke University, USA. His research interests include trade policy under imperfect competition, labour market regulation, and competition (antitrust) law and policy. His articles have appeared in leading law and economics journals. Professor Bhattacharjea served as a member of the Expert Group on Trade and Competition Policy, Ministry of Commerce, Government of India, in 2002-03. From 2005 to 2010, he was a resource person for the Competition Policy and Government Procurement sessions of the annual WTO Regional Trade Policy Courses for the Asia/Pacific region, conducted at Hong Kong University and then at the National University of Singapore. He is currently a member of the Board of Directors of the Export-Import Bank of India, and of the Standing Committee on Industrial Statistics of the Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation. He holds an M.Phil. degree from the University of Cambridge and a Ph.D. from Boston University.