Professor of Economics at the University of Warwick and Research Director Cage
Bishnupriya Gupta is Professor of Economics at the University of Warwick. She is also the Research Director of the Centre for Competitive Advantage in the Global Economy (CAGE), and she is the Deputy Coordinator of Economic Development and History Research Group. In the past, she has held positions at the London School of Economics. the Delhi School of Economics and the University of St. Andrews, and visiting positions at the Center of Economic Research in Tilburg and the University of Alicante. Her research interests are mainly in economic history and development economics. She has worked on industrial organisation in colonial India, in particular on cartel behaviour and on demographic change and the sex ratio in 20th century India. She has done comparative work on long-run development, focusing on the “Great Divergence” of productivity and living standards between Europe and Asia.