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Shoumitro Chatterjee

CASI Non-Resident Visiting Scholar
Assistant Professor of International Economics
School of Advanced International Studies, Johns Hopkins University

July 1, 2023 to June 30, 2024

Shoumitro Chatterjee is an Assistant Professor of International Economics at Johns Hopkins University. His research is at the intersection of trade and development economics. One strand of his research focuses on trade in agricultural markets, where he studies market power, inefficiencies, and low farmer incomes. The second strand of his research focuses on globalization and development.

Shoumitro is also a Visiting Fellow at the Centre for Policy Research, New Delhi. Previously, he was a faculty at the Pennsylvania State University and Georgetown University. He has also served as an Economist in the Office of the Chief Economic Advisor of India from 2015-16.

Shoumitro received his Ph.D. in Economics from Princeton University in 2018 and was an INET Research Associate at the University of Cambridge in 2018-19. At Princeton, Shoumitro was a 2017-18 Princeton Institute for International and Regional Studies Graduate Fellow. He also won a Ph.D. scholarship from the Institute for Humane Studies at George Mason University for his dissertation work. He earned his Bachelor of Arts (with honors) in Economics from St. Stephen’s College in 2009, where he won the Ananta Goel Memorial Award. He subsequently completed an MA in economics from the Delhi School of Economics in 2011, where he was the recipient of the Randhir Singh Memorial Scholarship. In 2019, Shoumitro was awarded the International Economics Research Annual Award by EXIM bank.