Name: Saptarshi P. Ghosh
Department of Economics
University of Birmingham
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PhD Economics (To defend in September 2012), Department of Economics, University of Birmingham.
Thesis Title: Essays on Voting, Cheap Talk and Information Transmission
Advisors: Jaideep Roy and Peter Postl
MA Economics (2008), Pennsylvania State University, University Park, USA
MS Quantitative Economics (2006), Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata, India
BSc Economics (2004), Presidency College, University of Calcutta.
Research interests: Economic Theory, Game Theory, Voting, Theory of Information, Cheap Talk and Herding
Job market paper: "Professional Advice from Randomly Transparent Committees"
Working papers: "Media Persuasion and VoterWelfare" (jointly with Jaideep Roy and Peter Postl, Universityof Birmingham, UK)
Graduate Scholarship awarded by the Department of Economics, University of Birming-ham: 2008 –2011. Covers Tuition Fees and Living Expenses.
Teaching Assistantship at the Pennsylvania State University, USA: 2006 –2008. CoversTuition Fees and Living Expenses.
National Scholarship during Masters programme at Indian Statistical Institute: 2004 –2006. Awarded to students who maintain excellent grades throughout the program.