Dr. Abhishek Kumar

Dr. Abhishek Kumar

Assistant Professor
University of Southampton, UK

Abhishek is an Asst. Professor at the University of Southampton and a non-resident associate fellow at CSEP. He was an Associate Fellow at CSEP from 2021 to 2022 and a Visiting Researcher at the University College London (UCL) from 2019 to 2020.

In the past, he has worked as a Consultant for Queen Mary Global Policy Institute (London), Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (Jakarta), Asian Development Bank (Manila) and UNU-WIDER (Helsinki). He also worked as a Project Associate at the National Institute of Public Finance and Policy (NIPFP, New Delhi), University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee (USA), and National Health Service (UK). Prior to his PhD, he taught at the University of Delhi for more than 4 Years.


His research interests are in Structural Macro-Econometrics, New Keynesian models and Applied Econometrics. He has published research papers in the Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics, Journal of Economic Behaviour & Organization, The Energy Journal, Annals of Operations Research, Economic Modelling and several other international journals. He aims to contribute to designing evidence-based macroeconomic policies in India.

He finished his PhD at the Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research (IGIDR), Mumbai, in 2022. He has an M.Phil. degree from IGIDR and the University of Delhi and postgraduate and bachelor’s degrees from the University of Delhi.

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