Dr Anwesha Mukherjee
Chair of Student Staff Partnership Group (Spring 2023)
Areas of interestBehavioural Economics; Economic Psychology; Cultural Economics; Contests; Entrepreneurship.
I am interested in supervising research on the role of various aspects of identity and personality in economic and political choice making. Broadly,
• Cultural economics
• Economic Psychology
• Contests and conflicts
• Survey studies
BackgroundI am a researcher with primary interest in topics at the intersection of Economics and Psychology. Besides that, my published and ongoing research includes contest games, innovation and entrepreneurship. Methodology-wise, I am flexible between formal modelling and the designing and analysis of laboratory as well as survey experiments. I also enjoy working on metanalysis and review studies. I have taught both micro and macroeconomics as a postdoc at the Technical University of Munich before joining the University of Reading in 2023.
Academic qualificationsPhD (University of East Anglia, United Kingdom; 2018)
MPhil (Jawaharlal Nehru University, India; 2014)
MSc (Indian Statistical Institute, India; 2012)
BSc (University of Burdwan, India; 2010)