Dr. Dasgupta has done her Bachelors and Masters of Science in Economics from Calcutta University. Dr. Dasgupta has received her Ph.D. degree from the Indian Statistical Institute, Delhi. During the course of her Ph.D., she received prestigious Robert S. Mc. Namara fellowship from the World Bank and visited Boston University for an academic year. Dr. Dasgupta has taught at Shiv Nadar University and Ashoka University. She was a CDE-IEG postdoctoral fellow jointly appointed by the Centre for Development Economics at the Delhi School of Economics and the Institute of Economic Growth.
Dr. Dasgupta’s research interest lies in Microeconomics, Game Theory, Dynamic Contract Theory, Development Economics, Behavioral Economics and gender discrimination at workplaces.