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Shoumitro Chatterjee

Shoumitro Chatterjee

Assistant Professor of International Economics


Shoumitro Chatterjee is an Assistant Professor of International Economics at Johns Hopkins University. His research interests are at the intersection of development economics and international trade. One strand of his research focuses on trade and market power in the agricultural supply chains of developing and developed countries. The second strand of his research focuses on globalization, development, and structural change.

Chatterjee is a Non-Resident Fellow at the Center for Advanced Study of India at the University of Pennsylvania and a Visiting Fellow at the Centre for Policy Research, New Delhi. Before joining SAIS, he was a faculty member at the Pennsylvania State University and Georgetown University. In addition, he served as an Economist in the Office of the Chief Economic Advisor of India during 2015-16.

Chatterjee received his Ph.D. in Economics from Princeton University in 2018 and was an INET-Postdoc at the University of Cambridge in 2018-19. He earned his Bachelor of Arts (with honors) in Economics from St. Stephen’s College, Delhi in 2009 and subsequently completed an MA in economics from the Delhi School of Economics in 2011.

In 2019, Chatterjee was awarded the International Economics Research Annual Award by the EXIM bank.



  • India
  • South Asia


  • Development Economics
  • International Trade
  • Agriculture

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