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Professor Parantap Basu

Professor of Macroeconomics


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Professor of Macroeconomics in the Business SchoolMHL 169+44 (0) 191 33 46360


Prior to joining Durham, Professor Basu held positions at Fordham University and Case Western Reserve University in the United States. He has held visiting positions for research and teaching at various universities and research institutes which include University of Essex in the UK, Tilburg University in the Netherlands, University of Sydney in Australia, Auckland University in New Zealand, Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research In India, Federal Reserve Banks in Minneapolis and St Louis in the United States. He served on the scientific committee of an EU sponsored project in 2010-11, as a Senior Research Consultant at the National Council of Applied Economic Research in 2014 and a visiting scholar at the Bank of Japan. Parantap has published widely in various fields of Macroeconomics which include Macro-Finance, Growth and Development, Business Cycle Theory.

Parantap is an Associate Editor of Economic Modelling and the PhD lead in Economics for the Department of Economics and Finance. He is a recipient of the Hindrattan (Jewel of India) award in 2020. 

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Research interests

  • Asset Pricing
  • Growth and Inequality
  • Business Cycles

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Newspaper/Magazine Article

  • Basu, Parantap (2022). An illusory Phillips curve: Is now the right time for a rate hike? Ideas for India
  • Basu, Parantap (2022). Inflation is looming all over the world. Anandabazar Patrika
  • Basu, Parantap (2022). Beware of digital currency. Anandabazar Patrika
  • Basu, Parantap (2020). To lockdown or not to lockdown. Millennium Post
  • Basu, Parantap & Sen, Kunal (2020). Age composition of population and Covid-19. Ideas for India

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