Department of Economics, Jadavpur University
The Department of Economics, established in the year 1956, is recognized nationwide for its importance in the teaching excellence and prospective research activities. Prof. Amartya Sen, the Welfare Economist and Nobel Laureate, began his career both as a teacher and a research scholar in the Department of Economics, Jadavpur University. The teaching and research activities of the department in different fields have impressed the UGC and consequently it has helped the department to set up a Center for Regional Economic Studies under the Special Assistance Program in 1987. In 2005 the Department of Economics became the 4th Center of Advanced Studies (CAS) in Economics in India.
Head of the Department: Dr. Sushil Halder
Address: Department of Economics; Jadavpur University
188 Raja S. C. Mallick Road. Kolkata – 700032
Phone: +91 33 2414 6328 / +91 33 2457 2226
Extension: +91 33 2414 6666; 2226