Sohini Sahu

PhD (State University of New York, Albany, New York)

Associate Professor, Economics Group, Department of Economic Sciences

Research Interest



  • PhD, Economics, State University of New York, Albany, New York, 2009
  • M.A., in Economics, Delhi School of Economics, 2002
  • B.A., (Honors) in Economics, Jadavpur University, 2000



  • Cross-country variations in economic complexity: the role of individualism (with Garima Maurya). Economic Modelling (Accepted for publication), 2022.

  • Fiscal decentralization, regional disparity, and the role of corruption (with Nupur Nirola and Atrayee Choudhury). The Annals of Regional Science, 2022. 10.1007/s00168-021-01102-w.

  • Using night time lights to find regional inequality in India and its relationship with economic development (with Abhishek Singhal, Siddhartha Chattopadhyay, Abhijit Mukherjee and Soumendra N Bhanja). PLoS ONE 15(11): e0241907., 2020.

  • Epidemiology of inflation expectations and internet search- An analysis for India (with Saakshi and Siddhartha Chattopadhyay). Journal of Economic Interaction and Coordination, Volume 15, Issue 3, 649-671, 2020. DOI: 10.1007/s11403-019-00255-4.

  • Observing long term trends and effects of sanitation development and satellite-based nightlight increase on water-borne pathogen and human health (with other co-authors). Scientific Reports (Nature), Volume 9, Article number: 15193, 2019.


  • Macroeconomics


  • Excellence in Teaching Award, IIT Kanpur, 2020

  • Distinguished Doctoral Dissertation Award, State University of New York at Albany, 2010

  • University Gold Medal in B.A. Economics at Jadavpur University, 2000


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