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Dr Anirban Mitra

Lecturer in Economics

School of Economics, Keynes College, B2.02



Anirban Mitra is a Lecturer in Economics. He obtained a BA in Economics from the University of Delhi, an MA in Economics from Jawaharlal Nehru University and a PhD in Economics from New York University in May 2012. He joined the University of Kent in October 2016.

Anirban is the School's Seminar Series Co-ordinator (joint with Anthony Savagar).

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Anirban's publications can also be found on RePEc.

Also view these in the Kent Academic Repository

Mitra, A. (2017). Mandated Political Representation and Redistribution. Economica [Online]. Available at:
Mitra, A. and Mitra, S. (2016). Electoral Uncertainty, Income Inequality and the Middle Class. Economic Journal [Online] 127:1119-1152. Available at:
Mitra, A. and Ray, D. (2014). Implications of an Economic Theory of Conflict: Hindu-Muslim Violence in India. Journal of Political Economy [Online] 122:719-765. Available at:
Showing 3 of 4 total publications in KAR. [See all in KAR]
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Research interests

  • Development economics
  • Political economy

Up-to-date information about Anirban's research can be obtained from his webpage.

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Administrative roles

  • Seminar Series Co-ordinator (joint with Anthony Savagar)
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Last Updated: 24/09/2018