Dr. Debayan Pakrashi

Assistant Professor of Economics (IIT Kanpur)

Research Fellow and Founding Member of DPRN

Dr. Debayan Pakrashi is an Assistant Professor of Economics at the Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur. He is an applied micro-economist interested in Behavioural Economics, Health Economics and Economic Development. Prior to joining the Behavioural Science Centre at the University of Stirling as a post-doctoral researcher, he was an Australian Research Council (ARC) Research Scholar, working on the Rural-Urban Migration in China and Indonesia (RUMiCI) project at the University of Queensland, funded by the National Bureau of Statistics of China, the Australian National University, the University of Queensland, the Australian Research Council, the Ford Foundation, the World Bank, and the German Labour Institute.He received the Dean’s Award for Outstanding Research Higher Degree Thesis and the Australian Alumni Excellence Award India under the Young Achiever category for his work in 2015.