Amitava Krishna Dutt
Fields of Study: International Relations, Comparative Politics
Research and Teaching Interests: Development economics, international economics, macroeconomics, political economy, international political economy and political economy of development
Office Hours: Mondays and Wednesdays 1:15 p.m. to 1:45 p.m. and 5:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.; Tuesdays 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
2056 Jenkins Nanovic Halls
Professor of Economics and Political Science
Fellow, Kellogg Institute of International Studies
Fellow, Kroc Institution of International Peace Studies
Fellow, Liu Institute of Asia and Asian Studies
Professor Dutt's areas of specialization are macroeconomic theory, development economics, international economics, political economy and international political economy. His current research focuses on global uneven development and globalization, models of growth and distribution, consumption and happiness, and the political economy of war and peace. He is the author or editor of several books including Growth, Distribution and Uneven Development (Cambridge, 1990), Crossing the Mainstream (coedited with K Jameson, Notre Dame, 2001), International Handbook of Development Economics (2 volumes, coedited with J Ros, Edward Elgar, 2008), Happiness, Economics and Politics (coedited with B Radcliff, Edward Elgar, 2009), Economics and Ethics (coauthored with C Wilber, Palgrave-Macmillan, 2010, revised and expanded paperback edition, 2013) and Pathways to Economic Development (Oxford, 2014) and the author of over 160 papers published in edited volumes and journals including American Economic Review, Cambridge Journal of Economics, Economics Letters, History of Political Economy, International Review of Applied Economics, Journal of Comparative Economics, Journal of Development Economics, Journal of Development Studies, Journal of Institutional Economics, Journal of Post Keynesian Economics, Metroeconomica, Oxford Economic Papers, Review of Political Economy, Review of Radical Political Economics, and World Development. He is coeditor of the international journals, Metroeconomica and Review of Social Economy. He is also Distinguished Professor of Economics at FLACSO-Ecuador. He previously served as chairperson of the Economics Department at Notre Dame.