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Conan Mukherjee
Assistant Professor
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M-111, New Academic Block
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Academic Background: 
PhD, Quantitative Economics, Indian Statistical Institute M.Sc., Economics, Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research B.Sc., Economics, Scottish Church College
Courses Taught: 
Basic Economics (Sole instructor, Undergraduate) 2010 Game Theory (Sole instructor, Postgraduate) 2011 Microeconomics (undergraduate) 2012 Introductory Economics (50% teaching, BTech, 200 students) 2014 Advanced Economic Theory (PhD course) 2014, 2016 Microeconomics: Individual Analysis (Sole instructor, PhD course, Lund University) 2014, 2015 Economic Evaluation (50% teaching, Masters course, Lund University) 2015, 2016 Game Theory and Economic Analysis (Sole Instructor, BTech) 2016, 2017


Work Experience: 
Assistant Professor, Indian Institute of Management Calcutta (January 2018 - present) Assistant Professor, Indian Institute of Technology Bombay (August 2013 - December 2017) Postdoctoral researcher, Lund University School of Economics and Management, Sweden (October 2014 - August 2016) Visiting Scientist, Indian Statistical Institute (June 2012 - February 2013)


Journal Publications: 
1. “Volatility in Indian Stock Markets: A Conditional Variance Tale Re-told,” Joint with R. Krishnan, Journal of Emerging Market Finance, Sage Publications, 9(1), 71-93 (2010). 2. “Weak group strategy-proof and queue-efficient mechanisms for the queueing problem with multiple machines,” International Journal of Game Theory, Springer, 42(1), 131-163 (2013). 3. “Fair and group strategy-proof good allocation with money”, Social Choice and Welfare, Springer, 42(2), 289-311 (2014). 4. “Bidding rings: a bargaining approach”, Joint with Kalyan Chatterjee and Manipushpak Mitra, Games and Economic Behavior (forthcoming in the issue in honour of John Nash), Elsevier, (2016). 5. "The Economics of Kolkata Paise Restaurant problem", Joint with Priyodorshi Banerjee and Manipushpak Mitra, Science and Culture, ISNA, 84(2), 2018. 6. "On crony capitalism", Decision, Springer, 46(1), 2019. 7. "A game theoretic approach to optimize multi-stakeholder utilities for land acquisition negotiations with informality", Joint with Rounaq Basu and Arnab Jana, Socio-Economic Planning Sciences, Elsevier,Accepted, 2019. 8. "On fights and breakups between couples", Studies in Microeconomics, Sage Publishing, 7(2), 227-237(2019). 9. "Seeking no War, Achieving no Peace: The Conflict over the Siachen Glacier", Joint with Tommy Andersson, Defence and Peace Economics, Taylor and Francis, 2019. 10. "A measure of authorship by publication", Joint with Aftab Alam and Ranojoy Basu, Managerial and Decision Economics, Wiley & Sons Ltd., 41(3), 354-361(2020). 11."On group strategyproof and optimal object allocation", Economic Theory Bulletin, Springer Nature Switzerland AG, Accepted, 2020.
The 13th Meeting of the Society for Social Choice and Welfare Lund University, Lund ( June 2016) The 35th Arne Ryde Symposium on Economic Theory and Applications, Spain (January 2015) NEXT - Workshop on Networks and Externalities, Institute of Economics, Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Budapest (June, 2013) Asian Meeting of the Econometric Society Delhi School of Economics, New Delhi (December, 2012) 8th Annual Conference on Economic Growth and Development, Indian Statistical Institute, New Delhi (December, 2012) 11th Meeting of Society for Social Choice and Welfare, Indian Statistical Institute, New Delhi (August, 2012) 7th Annual Conference on Economic Growth and Development, Indian Statistical Institute, New Delhi (December, 2011)
Books/Book Chapters: 
1. “Kolkata restaurant problem: Some further research directions”, Joint with Priyodorshi Banerjee and Manipushpak Mitra, Forthcoming in Econophysics and Sociophysics: Recent Progress and Future Directions edited by Frederic Abergel, Hideaki Aayama, Bikas K. Chakrabarti, Anirban Chakrabarti, Nivedita Deo, Dhruv Raina and Irena Vodenska, New Economic Window Series, Springer Verlag Italia, Milan, 127-132 (2017). 2. “Game Theory (Classical): A Brief Introduction”, Joint with Priyodorshi Banerjee and Manipushpak Mitra, Forthcoming as an invited appendix in Econophysics of the Kolkata Restaurant Problem & Related Games: Classical and Quantum Strategies for Multiagent Multi-choice Repetitive Games by Bikas K. Chakrabarti, Arnab Chatterjee, Asim Ghosh, Sudip Mukherjee and Boaz Tamir. New EconomicWindow Series, Springer Verlag Italia, Milan, (2017). 3. “Kolkata Paise Restaurant Problem and the Cyclically Fair Norm,” Joint with Priyodorshi Banerjee and Manipushpak Mitra, Econophysics of Systemic Risk and Network Dynamics, edited by F. Abergel, B. K. Chakrabarti, A. Chakraborti and A. Ghosh, New Economic Windows, Springer, 201-216 (2013).
Research Interests: 
Mechanism design Bargaining and group formation Auction theory Axiomatic study of resource allocation War and peace