Gupta Disha

Gupta Disha

Disha Gupta
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Disha Gupta is an Assistant Professor at the Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research, Mumbai. Her research interests lie in Agricultural Economics, and Resource and Environmental Economics. Her research uses modern applied econometric methods and micro-level data to address questions relating to the linkages between farm power pricing policies and groundwater irrigation, water-energy-food nexus and agricultural productivity in India. Previously, she has worked as a Guest Faculty at the Department of Economics, Delhi School of Economics, a Consultant at International Water Management Institute, and held a Short Term Temporary position at the World Bank. She obtained her Ph.D. in Economics from the Delhi School of Economics, M.A. in Economics from the Gokhale Institute of Politics and Economics, and B.A. (Hons.) in Economics from the University of Delhi.

  • Gupta, D. (2023). Free power, irrigation, and groundwater depletion: Impact of farm electricity policy of Punjab, India. Agricultural Economics, 1–27. DOI:

  1. Crop Diversification in Punjab and Haryana: Are current incentives enough to shift out of water-intensive crops? (with Archisman Mitra)
  2. Pricing Farm Electricity, Water Use and Efficiency: The Case of Paddy Cultivation in Punjab
  3. Relationship between Farm Size and Productivity in Agriculture: Evidence from Punjab, India

  • Topics in Applied Econometrics (January-June 2023)

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