Banerjee, Lopamudra

Lopamudra Banerjee
PhD 2007, University of California, Riverside
Assistant Professor of Economics

Chair of Undergraduate Program in Economics, The New School for Social Research and Eugene Lang College The New School for Liberal Arts, 2007- 2010
Fellow, Indian China Institute, The New School, 2008–10
Courses Taught:
Economics of Disaster    
Graduate Microeconomics    
Introduction to Macroeconomics
Seminar in Development Economics   
Recent Publications:

Book manuscript
Development, Equity and Poverty (co-edited with A. Dasgupta and R. Islam), New York: United Nations Development Program (UNDP) and New Delhi: McMillan, December 2009

Book chapters
"Flood, Productivity and Wage Rate in Agriculture: The case of Agrarian Bangladesh". In: Development, Equity and Poverty. Editors: L. Banerjee, A. Dasgupta and R. Islam. New York: United Nations Development Program (UNDP) and New Delhi: McMillan December 2009

"Effects of Flood on Agricultural Wage Formation in Bangladesh: An Empirical Analysis," World Development, 35(11) (November 2007)| 1989-2009
"Flood Disasters and Agricultural Wages in Bangladesh," Development and Change, 38(4) (July 2007)| 641-64

Office Location:
Room 1125, 6 East 16th Street
Office Hours:
SPRING 2015 Wednesday 4:00 - 6:00 or by appointment
Phone Number/Extension:
212-229-5717 x3402

Fax Number:


Research Interests:
Political economy of disaster
Analysis of risk and choice under uncertainties
Analysis of poverty, inequality, and vulnerability
Economic analysis of power
Awards and Honors:

SECT/Parsons award, "Delta Economics," seminar proposal for Designing China, Seminar in Experimental Critical Theory (SECT), University of California Humanities Research Institute (UCHRI), Shanghai, China, August 2009, (received jointly with V. Marshall), Parsons New School for Design, 2009

Grant for international conference, "Assessment of the Divergent Economic Policy Measures for Combating Greenhouse Gas Emissions," (received jointly with W. Semmler), Fritz Thyssen Stiftung (Germany), 2009

Grant for international conference and festschrift volume, "Development, Equity and Poverty: Conference in the Honor of A.R. Khan" (received jointly with A. Dasgupta and R. Islam), United Nations Development Program (UNDP), 2009

CV (pdf):
Banerjee CV

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