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Research Interests


Economics of Poverty and Nutrition. Environmental Economics. Economic Measurement. Economics of Knowledge.

Biography


Fellow: British Academy, Royal Society. Member: Pontifical Academy of Social Sciences. Foreign Member: US National Academy of Sciences, the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, American Philosophical Society, Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences. Honorary Fellow: London School of Economics, Trinity College (Cambridge). Volvo Environment Prize (2002), John Kenneth Galbraith Prize (2006), Zayed International Environment Prize (2011), Blue Planet Prize (2015), Tyler Prize (2016). Honorary Doctorate: Wageningen University, University of Bologna, Tilberg University, Catholic University of Louvain, Harvard University, University of York.

Recent Publications


Published Papers

Dasgupta, P., Southerton, D., Ulph, A. and Ulph, D. Consumer Behaviour with Environmental and Social Externalities: Implications for Analysis and Policy, (2016) Environmental and Resource Economics
Dasgupta, P. and Ramanathan, V. Pursuit of the Common Good, (2014) Science
Dasgupta, P. Measuring the Wealth of Nations, (2014) Annual Review of Resource Economics
Arrow, K.J., Dasgupta, P., Goulder, L. H., Mumford, K. J. and Oleson, K. Sustainability and the measurement of wealth: further reflections, (2013) Environment and Development Economics
Dasgupta, P. The Nature of Economic Development and the Economic Development of Nature, (2013) Economic and Political Weekly

Cambridge Working Papers in Economics

Dasgupta, A. and Dasgupta, P. Socially Embedded Preferences, Environmental Externalities, and Reproductive Rights, (2017) CWPE1724
Dasgupta, P. and Goyal, S. Narrow Identities, (2016) CWPE1653
Dasgupta, P. Birth and Death, (2016) CWPE1660
Dasgupta, P. The Nature of Economic Development and the Economic Development of Nature, (2013) CWPE1349

Recent Activities


Workshop held in Honour of Prof. Dasgupta - Publication Date: 2017-06-15
The James S McDonnell Foundation, St Louis, held a workshop on Complex Systems Science in honour of Professor Sir Partha Dasgupta at St John's College, Cambridge on 7th-8th of June 2017.

Prof. Dasgupta inducted as Fellow of the AERE - Publication Date: 2017-06-08
Professor Partha Dasgupta was recently inducted as Fellow of the (American) Association of Environmental and Resource Economists. Unfortunately Prof. Dasgupta was unable to attend the ceremony, but his acceptance letter was read at the occasion by the current President, Laura Taylor.

Economic Statistics Centre of Excellence - Publication Date: 2016-11-17
Following the Bean Independent Review of UK Economic Statistics, the Office for National Statistics (ONS) recently announced that the National Institute of Economic and Social Research in collaboration with a consortium of leading economic institutions including the University of Cambridge will form the Economic Statistics Centre of Excellence (ESCoE).

Prof. Sir Partha Dasgupta Awarded the 2016 Tyler Prize - Publication Date: 2016-03-15
The Faculty is very pleased to announce that Prof. Sir Partha Dasgupta has been awarded the 2016 Tyler Prize for Environmental Achievement for his scientific contributions to the field of environmental economics.

Professor Ajit Singh (1940-2015) - Publication Date: 2015-06-24
We regret to announce that Professor Ajit Singh, Emeritus Professor of this Faculty, died on Monday 23rd June 2015, We regret to announce that Professor Ajit Singh, Emeritus Professor of this Faculty, died on Monday 23rd June 2015, aged 74. Professor Singh joined the Faculty in 1965.

Research Grants


Human Well-Being And The 'Industrious Revolution': Consumption, Gender And Social Capital In A German Developing Economy, 1600-1900 (ESRC)

Professor Sir Partha Dasgupta












Emeritus Professor, Frank Ramsey Professor Emeritus of Economics

Research Group:
Microeconomic Theory

CV: Curriculum Vitae


Contact Details
Email: Partha.Dasgupta@econ.cam.ac.uk
Room: 67
College: Fellow of St John's College