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Prof. Anubrata Deka
Pursuing Ph.D. in Agricultural Economics from University of Nebraska-Lincoln; Master of Arts, Developmental Economics, South Asian University, 2015; Bachelor of Arts (Honors), Economics, University of Delhi, 2013;
Assistant Professor – Economics

Prof. Anubrata Deka is Assistant Professor – Economics and she is pursuing her Doctorate Degree in Agricultural Economics from University of Nebraska – Lincoln, USA and has completed MA in Developmental Economics from South Asian University. She holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics from University of Delhi.

Prof. Anubrata has over six years of work experience and was associated with University of Nebraska-Lincoln, USA and Assam Agricultural University.

Her research interest includes applied game theory, experimental economics, food markets, and food safety and food labelling. Her PhD work broadly investigates the role of private politics in the food sector. In particular, she uses game theoretic framework and economic experiments to analyse how the presence of private politics and firm’s involvement in corporate social responsibility impacts the incentive of the food firms to make fraudulent quality claims.

  • Deka Anubrata, “An Analysis of the Relationship between Prices and Productivity: A Case of Nutrient Based Subsidy Program in India” Western Association of Agricultural Economics, Coeur d’Alene, Idaho, 2019.
  • Deka Anubrata, Yiannaka Amalia and Giannakas Konstantinos, “The Economic Impacts of Private Politics in Food Markets” American Association of Agricultural Economics, Kansas City, August 2020. 
  • Deka Anubrata, Yiannaka Amalia and Giannakas Konstantinos, “The Role of Activism in the Food Sector” Western Association of Agricultural Economics, Santa Fe, New Mexico, June 2020. 
  • Deka Anubrata, Yiannaka Amalia and Giannakas Konstantinos, “The Economic Impacts of Private Politics in Food Markets” American Association of Agricultural Economics, Austin, Texas, August 2021. 
  • Deka Anubrata, Yiannaka Amalia and Giannakas Konstantinos, “The Economic Impacts of Private Politics and Corporate Social Responsibility on Food Fraud” American Association of Agricultural Economics, Austin, Texas, August 2021.
  • Deka Anubrata, Yiannaka Amalia and Giannakas Konstantinos, “The Economic Impacts of Private Politics in Food Markets” International Conference of Agricultural Economists, Online, August 2021. 

Working Paper

  • Deka Anubrata, Yiannaka Amalia and Giannakas Konstantinos, “Private Politics and Food Fraud Deterrence.” Article manuscript in progress, and to be submitted to American Journal of Agricultural Economics in summer 2021.
  • Deka Anubrata, Yiannaka Amalia and Giannakas Konstantinos, “The Economic Impacts of Private Politics and Corporate Social Responsibility in Food Fraud.” Article Manuscript in progress, and to be submitted to Food Policy in summer/fall 2021.
  • Deka Anubrata, Yiannaka Amalia and Banerjee Simanti, “The relationship between corporate social responsibility, food fraud and activist targeting: An Experimental Approach.” Data collection and analysis in progress. 
  • Deka Anubrata, and Yiannaka Amalia, “The role of social activism in the food sector.” Manuscript in progress, and to be submitted to Applied Economic perspectives and policy in summer, 2021.

NON-PEER REVIEWED PUBLICATIONS

  • Deka Anubrata, Yiannaka Amalia and Giannakas Konstantinos, “The Economic Impacts of Social Activism in Food Markets”, Cornhusker Economics October 21, 2020.

AWARDS

  • Larrick and Whitmore Graduate Student Travel Grant, April 2019.