• rs53847 utteeyo dasgupta 2 lpr
Visiting Scholar



Office: STA332



My research interests are in the positive, normative and strategic aspects of decision making. I primarily use economics experiments and game theory for my research. I have published in the Journal of Public Economics, World Development, Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, Economic Theory, B.E. Journal of Economic Analysis and Policy,Group Decision and Negotiation, Economics Bulletin, New Zealand Economic Papers, Experimental Economics, Economic and Political Weekly, Journal of Industrial Organization Education, Perspectives on Economic Education Research and Developments on Experimental Economics. 

I have refereed for NSF (ad hoc), Economic Inquiry, Journal of Behavioral and Experimental Economics, Journal of Institutional and Theoretical Economics, Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, Journal of Socio Economics, Social Choice and Welfare, Journal of Public Economic Theory, Southern Economic Journal, Agricultural Economics, Economic Record, Economics Bulletin, Managerial and Decision Economics, Studies in Microeconomics, Administration and Society, Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory, International Review of Economics Education, Journal of Industrial Organization Education, Journal of Economic Issues, Economic and Political Weekly, Scientific Journals International, and reviewed for Princeton University Press, Routledge International and Orient BlackSwan. I am an Associate Editor at the British Journal of Management and Economics, a member of the Editorial Advisory Board of Scientific Journals International, and a member of the editorial board of the Journal of Community Development & Research.

My teaching interests are in Microeconomic Theory, and in particular Game Theory, Industrial Organization and Experimental/Behavioral Economics. I am faculty at Wagner College. Previously, I have taught as an independent instructor at the University of Arizona and at Franklin and Marshall College. 

Curriculum Vitae

Selected Publications

  1. “Choosing to be Trained: Evidence from a Field Experiment,” Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, 2015, Forthcoming; (Joint with Lata Gangadharan, Pushkar Maitra, Subha Mani and SamyuktaSubramanian).

  2. “Only Mine or All Ours: Do Stronger Entitlements Affect Altruistic Choices in the Household,” World Development, 2015, Forthcoming; DOI: 10.1016/j.worlddev.2014.10.021; (Joint with Subha Mani).

  3. "Letting the briber go free: experiment on mitigating harassment bribes." (Joint with Klaus Abbink, Lata Gangadharan and Tarun Jain),  Journal of Public Economics, 2014, Vol. 111, pp. 17-28.

  4. “Is There A Plausible Theory for Decision under Risk? A Dual Calibration Critique” (Joint with James C. Cox, Vjollca Sadiraj and Bodo Vogt), Economic Theory, 2012, (DOI) 10.1007/s00199-012-0712-4.

    For all peer reviewed publications go to : https://sites.google.com/site/utteeyodasgupta/publications

Student Collaborations

  • Arjun Menon won a summer grant, a decision science grant and presented his project titled "Does Studying Economics Influence Trust or Trustworthiness?" at the 2011 F&M Research Fair. He was also profiled in the "Closer Look". [Advisor].

  • Charles Arayata successfully defended  his thesis Examining Decision-Making in Couples Using Attachment Theory and Game Theory:An Experimental Approach in 2009; [Co-advisor/Dissertation Committee member]. 

  • Nathan Wohl won the Marshall Grant, and presented his project titled "Deal Or No Deal: Game-Theoretic Solutions To The Israeli-Palestinian Conflict" at the 2008 F&M Research Fair. [Advisor].