Arnab Basu


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(607) 255-6280

Arnab's current research interest is in (i) labor market institutions and active labor market policies in developing economies (Labor Contracts, Minimum Wage Laws, Employment Guarantee Schemes, Informal Sector and Human Trafficking); (ii) consumers' willingness-to-pay for social and eco-labeled products (e.g., Fair Trade Coffee); and (iii) international aid disbursement after natural disasters. Arnab is a Senior Fellow at the Center for Development Research (ZEF), University of Bonn and a Research Fellow at the Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) in Bonn, Germany. He was awarded a Research Fellowship from the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation in Germany in 2007.

Awards and Honors

  • TransCoop Grant (2011) Alexander von Humboldt Foundation
  • Research Award (2007) Alexander von Humboldt Foundation

Selected Publications

Journal Publications