Mr. Indrajit Thakurata is currently a faculty member in the Economics area at Indian Institute of Management, Indore. He has done his FPM from IIM Ahmedabad. His doctoral thesis dealt with the topic ‘Rich Dad, Poor Dad: Lifecycle Portfolio Savings and Human Capital Accumulation’. He holds a dual degree in Chemical Engineering from IIT, Delhi. He was a visiting doctoral student to University of Cologne, Germany.
Before joining the doctoral programme at IIM Ahmedabad, he has worked as a software programmer. His current research interests include life-cycle optimization models, human capital acquisition, portfolio choice and developing economy DSGE models. His teaching interests include Macroeconomics and Financial Markets & Central Bank.
- Child labour and human capital in developing countries - A multi-period stochastic model with Errol D’Souza (Economic Modelling 69, 67-81)
- Optimal portfolio choice with stock market entry costs & human capital investments : a developing country model (single author; forthcoming in International Review of Economics & Finance)
- Factors encouraging complete adoption of agricultural technologies: The case of hybrid rice cultivation in India with Varsha Khandker (Journal of Agribusiness in Developing and Emerging Economies 8 (2), 270-287)