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Gautam Bose

Gautam Bose - Australian School of Business  

PhD, University of Southern California, Los Angeles

BA (Hons), Presidency College, University of Calcutta

Associate Professor


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Gautam Bose's research is primarily in the areas of microeconomic theory and development economics. His main interests include theoretical models of intermediation and model of corruption in developing economies.


 Selected publications


  • Aspects of Bureaucratic Corruption, The Oxford Handbook of the Indian Economy, ed. Chetan Ghate (forthcoming)
  • The Fragmentation of Reputation, The B.E. Journal of Theoretical Economics, Vol. 10: Iss. 1 (Topics), Article 16. 2010
  • Intermediation in corruption markets. (With S. Gangopadhyay) The Indian Growth and Development Review, vol. 2 no. 1. 2009
  • Partners in Crime: Collusive corruption and search (with M. Nabin). The B.E. Journal of Economic Analysis & Policy, Vol. 8: Iss. 1, 2008 (Contributions), Article 9
  • Micro-credit programs and land distribution: a note (with (M.H. Nabin) Economics Bulletin, Vol. 15 no. 9 pp. 1-7 (September 8, 2006)
  • Bureaucratic delays and bribe-taking. Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, 54 (2004), pp. 313-320
  • Endogenous Market Segmentation with Heterogeneous Agents,  Economic Theory 22 (2003) 2, 457-467
  • Dealers, markets, and exchanges: A study of intermediation, in Contemporary Macroeconomics, Ray, Bose and Sarkar (eds.), Oxford University Press, 2001
  • Institutions and Institutional Change: A Review of Conceptual and Analytical Issues in Limam (ed.): Institutional reform in the MENA region. Economic Research Forum, Cairo, 2000
  • Nutritional Efficiency Wages: A Policy Framework, Journal of Development Economics (54) 2 (1997) pp. 469-478
  • Agrarian Efficiency Wages in a Dual Economy, Journal of Development Economics, vol. 49 (1996) pp. 371-386
  • Bargaining Economies with Patient and Impatient Agents, Games and Economic Behavior 14, pp. 149-172 (1996)
  • Stores (with M. Pingle), Economic Theory 6, (1995) pp. 251-262
  • Interlinked Contracts and Moral Hazard in Investment,  Journal of  Development Economics, 41 (1993), pp. 247-273


Occasional Op-ED pieces


  • The Telegraph Calcutta, 6 Nov 2002, On sunk costs
  • The Telegraph Calcutta, 6 Dec 2002, Women and part-time work
  • The Telegraph Kolkata, 1 April 2003, Coordination and economic development

Research interests

  • Development economics
  • Microeconomic theory

Research grants

 Courses taught

  • ECON3121 Managerial Economics
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