Prof. Sandip Sarkar

Assistant Professor, School of Economics
PhD in Quantitative Economics
School: Xavier School of Economics (XSE)
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Teaching Interests

Econometric Methods, Econometric Applications, Public Economics, Intermediate Microeconomics.

Research Interests

Poverty, Inequality, Polarization and Applied Econometrics.

Forthcoming Articles
1. Sugata Marjit, Suryaprakash Mishra, Sandip Sarkar and Lei Yang (2018). Trade, Inequality and Distribution-Neutral Fiscal Policy, forthcoming in Foreign Trade Review (Sage).

2. Sugata Marjit, Anjan Mukherji and Sandip Sarkar (2018) “Pareto Efficiency, Inequality and Distribution Neutral Fiscal Policy - An Overview”, (forthcoming in the New Perspectives and Challenges in Econophysics and Sociophysics. Publisher: New Economic Windows series of Springer).


3. Sandip Sarkar (2012)“Applications of Stochastic Dominance: A Study on India,” in Procedia Economicsand Finance, International Conference on Applied Economics. Uppsala University, Sweden.

4. Sandip Sarkar and Sattwik Santra (2016) “Extending the approaches to inequality ordering of ordinal variables”,CTRPFPworkingpaper2016 (Revised and Resubmitted in Journal of Economic Inequality, second revision requested).

5. Sandip Sarkar (2017). “Pro poor orderings”(revisions requested from the Japanese Economic Review).

6. Sanjeev Gupta, Sugata Marjit and Sandip Sarkar (2017) “An Application of Distribution Neutral Fiscal Policy”. (IMF Working Paper no: WP/18/12).

7. Sugata Marjit and Sandip Sarkar (2017) “Distribution-neutral Welfare Ranking-Extending Pareto Principle”, CESifo Working Paper No. 6397, März 2017.


1. Lectures on “Applied Time Series Models” in the week long workshop on “Applied Econometrics” organized by Gour Banga University in collaboration with the Centre for Studies in Social Sciences, Calcutta on 5th November 2015.

2. Lectures on “Income Inequality Measurement” at the Presidency University, Kolkata, India.

3. Lectures on “Stochastic Frontier analysis” at “National Workshop on Research Methodology and Data Analysis using various Statistical Tools” organized by the Southfield College, Darjeeling (West Bengal, India), on 19th May 2016.

1. OPHI – HDCA Summer school 2011, Delft, the Netherlands, 24 August to 3rd September 2011.
Asian Development Bank, OPHI, University of Göttingen, Indian Statistical Institute, Gauhati University,

Research & Publications


2017, JOURNAL: On the Estimation of Lower and Upper Bounds of Poverty Line: An Illustration with Indian Data, Springer

#Book Chapter

2018, Chapter: Advances in Growth Curve and Structural Equation Modeling, Springer, Singapore


2018, Conference-Attended: DIRECTIONS IN ECONOMIC THEORY AND EMPIRICAL ECONOMICS, Venue: Indian Institute of Management, Calcutta

2017, Conference-Attended: Seventh Meeting of the Society for the Study of Economic Inequality, Venue: The Graduate Center, City University of New York, New York City

2014, Conference-Attended: the International Association for Applied Econometrics , Venue: London, IAAE

2013, Conference-Attended: Poverty Reduction in Asia: Drivers, Best Practices and Policy Initiatives, Venue: Sogang University, Seoul, South Korea

2012, Conference-Attended: Dynamic Comparison between Multidimensional Poverty and Monetary Poverty, Venue: Oxford University