Dilip Mookherjee

Picture of Dilip MookherjeeDilip Mookherjee
Department of Economics
270 Bay State Road
Room 500A
Boston, Massachusetts 02215
(617) 353-4392
(617) 353-4143 fax

Director of the Institute for Economic Development, Professor of Economics. (PhD, London School of Economics)

Specialization: Contract Theory, Inequality, Development.

Dilip Mookherjee specializes in the area of incentives and institutions. His recent research includes tax enforcement and public administration reforms; the role of inequality; and land reforms and contracting structures in developing countries. His main field experience has been in India.

Mookherjee is the author of numerous journal articles and conference papers.  He has authored, edited, or co-edited eleven books.  His most recent monograph is The Crisis in Government Accountability: Governance Reforms and Indian Economic Performance.   Mookherjee is also a former co-editor of the Journal of Development Economics.