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Amrita Dhillon is a Professor of Economics in the Department of Political Economy. She is also research group leader for Quantitative Political Economy.  She graduated from SUNY Stony Brook with a PhD in 1994. Her training is in theoretical modelling including political economy, public economics, game theory and development. Her main field of research is political economy. 

She has organized a number of workshops on topics ranging from sovereign debt, reputational models in economics to a recent workshop on governance which was sponsored by the Journal of Public Economic Theory

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Amrita's research interests span a variety of applications of political economy from voting games where she studied issues of voter turnout and strategic voting, formation of political parties, protest movements to sovereign debt and politics where she studies how leader reputation can change default outcomes in democracies vs autocracies.


  • Development Economics
  • Advanced Economic Analysis