Tirthatanmoy Das, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Economics

Tirthatanmoy Das, Ph.D.


Tirthatanmoy Das, Ph.D., is currently an Assistant Professor of Economics at the University of Central Florida. He is also a Research Fellow at the Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA), Bonn, Germany. He completed his PhD from the State University of New York at Binghamton in 2012. He received the Bachelor of Science in Economics (with HONORS) from the University of Calcutta, Kolkata, India, and MA in Economics from Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, India, and from the State University of New York at Binghamton, USA. Prior to joining the University of Central Florida, he was an Assistant Professor of Economics at Temple University from 2012 to 2014. His research interests include issues in Labor Economics, Econometrics, Health Economics, and Behavioral Economics.

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Research and Publications

  • Micro and Macro Implications of Heterogeneity in the Production of Human Capital
    (with Solomon W. Polachek and Rewat Thamma-Apiroam), forthcoming in Journal of Political Economy.
  • “Unanticipated Effects of California’s Paid Family Leave Program”
    (with Solomon W. Polachek) forthcoming in Contemporary Economic Policy.
  • “Pre-and Post-Reform India: A Revised Look at Employment, Wages and Inequality”
    (with Surjit S. Bhalla), India Policy Forum, Vol II, Issue 1, pp 183-254, 2005.
  • (with Surjit S. Bhalla and Rohit Choudhry), Shipra Publications, ISBN 8175413697, India.