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Ritam Chaurey

Assistant Professor of International Economics


Ritam Chaurey is an Assistant Professor of International Economics at Johns Hopkins SAIS. Ritam holds a PhD in Economics from Columbia University. Prior to his doctoral studies, he completed an MA (Cantab.) from Cambridge University, and a BA (Hons) in Economics from St. Stephen’s College, Delhi. His research interests are in the fields of development economics and applied microeconomics with a focus on firm behavior and entrepreneurship in developing countries.



  • India
  • Indonesia


  • Economic Development
  • Private Sector in Developing Countries


  • Bengali
  • English
  • Hindi

In the News

Franchise expansion and electoral mobilization: How caste and migration shaped India’s colonial politics.

Ritam Chaurey and Pavithra Suryanarayan wrote for Economic History Society, 04/12

Israeli delegations bask in UAE glow, even as details few.

Ritam Chaurey quoted in Associated Press, 10/27

Rural infrastructure development and economic activity.

Ritam Chaurey wrote for Ideas for India, 3/18