Dr. Biplab Sarkar has an economics degree from the University of North Bengal, Darjeeling. He later on completed his Ph.D. from the Economic Analysis Unit, Indian Statistical Institute, Bangalore. As a teacher, he has taught courses like statistics, applied econometrics, analytics using R-software, and research methodology for M.Sc. (Applied Economics) and MBA students. His primary research area is at the intersection between rural and development economics. He has presented his research work in national and international conferences including the World Association for Political Economy (WAPE) Conference at the Federal University of Santa Catarina (UFSC), Florianopolis, Brazil, and the Association for Regional Agriculture and Forestry Economics (ARAE) conference at the Okayama University, Japan. He has also served as a consultant to the Foundation for Agrarian Studies (FAS), M S Swaminathan Research Foundation (MSSRF), and World Food Programme (WFP), leading organizations facilitate research on rural and development issues.
AwardsAward of Junior Research Fellowships (2 years), Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation (MOSPI), Government of India.
Award of Senior Research Fellowships (4 years), Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation (MOSPI), Government of India.
Executive Committee Member, The Indian Society of Agricultural Economics (ISAE), November 2015 to October 2017.
Life Member, Indian Society of Agricultural Economics.
Class Coordinator, Coordinator of Business Analytics Club.
Business Statistics, Mathematics for Managers, Business Research Methodology, and Business Analytics
Conference papers :12
1 National :
Others (Book Chapters): 6
Development Economics, Economics of Discrimination, and Applied Econometrics.