Prof. Aditya Bhattacharjea
Delhi School of Economics, Delhi
M.Phil. from the University of Cambridge, and Ph.D. from Boston University.
Aditya Bhattacharjea is Professor 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 served as Head of the Economics Department of the DSE from 2014 to 2018, and is currently Executive Director of the Department’s research adjunct, the Centre for Development Economics. He earlier taught for many years at St Stephen’s College, Delhi (1980-96), and has been a visiting associate professor at Duke University, USA. His research interests include competition (antitrust) law, economics, and policy; labour market regulation; and trade policy under imperfect competition. His articles have appeared in leading law and economics journals in India and abroad.
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 recently served on the Competition Law Review Committee which was set up by India’s Ministry of Corporate Affairs.