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Utteeyo Dasgupta

Assistant Professor of Economics at Wagner College
Address: Wagner College, 1 Campus Rd, Staten Island, NY 10301, United States

Phone: 718-390-3265


Ph.D., University of Arizona, Tucson
M.A., University of Arizona, Tucson
M.A., Jawaharlal Nehru University, India


Behavioral Economics, Experimental Economics, Applied Game Theory, Industrial Organization, Microeconomic Theory, Development Economics


Utteeyo Dasgupta is faculty at Wagner College. He did his BA (HONS) in economics from Delhi University, New Delhi; MA in economics from Jawaharlal Nehru University; a second MA in economics from University of Arizona, Tucson; and his Ph.D. in economics from University of Arizona. 

His research interests are in the positive, normative and strategic aspects of decision-making. He primarily uses economics experiments and game theory for his research. He has published in the Journal of Public Economics, World Development, Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, Economic Theory, B.E. Journal of Economic Analysis and Policy, Group Decision and Negotiation, Economics Bulletin, New Zealand Economic Papers, Studies in Microeconomics, Experimental Economics, Economic and Political Weekly, Journal of Industrial Organization Education, Perspectives on Economic Education Research and Developments on Experimental Economics. 

He has refereed for NSF (ad hoc reviewer), Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, Economic Inquiry, Southern Economic Journal, Journal of Behavioral and Experimental Economics, Journal of Socio Economics, Journal of Economic Psychology, Managerial and Decision Economics, Journal of Institutional and Theoretical Economics, Social Choice and Welfare, Journal of Public Economic Theory, Economic Record, Agricultural Economics, American Law and Economics Review, Economics Bulletin, Singapore Economic Review, Studies in Microeconomics, Economics and Politics, Administration and Society, Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory, Political Behavior, Journal of Industrial Organization Education, International Review of Economics Education, Economic and Political Weekly (panel reviewer), Scientific Journals International, International Journal of Social Economics (panel reviewer).

His teaching interests are in Microeconomic Theory, and in particular Game Theory, Industrial Organization and Experimental/Behavioral Economics. Previously, he has taught at the University of Arizona and at Franklin and Marshall College. 


Dasgupta, U., L. Gangadharan, P. Maitra, S. Mani & S. Subramaniyan (2015) "Choosing to be Trained: Evidence from a Field Experiment." Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, 110, pp. 145-159.

Dasgupta, U. & S. Mani (2015) "Only Mine or All Ours: Do Stronger Entitlements Affect Altruistic Choices in the Household." World Development, 67, pp. 363-375.

Abbink, K., U. Dasgupta, L. Gangadharan, & T. Jain (2014). "Letting the briber go free: An experiment on mitigating harassment bribes." Journal of Public Economics, 111, pp. 17-28.

Dasgupta, U. (2011).  "Are Entry Threats Always Credible?" The B.E. Journal of Economic Analysis & Policy: Vol. 11: Issue. 1 (Contributions), Article 73.