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Dr Prashant Gupta
Lecturer (Education Academic) in Quantitative Methods

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I joined the Department of Economics and Finance at Brunel University, London (2019), Prior to this, I also worked with Wales Institute of Social and Economic Research, Data and Methods (WISERD ) Research Centre at Swansea University, Queen Mary, University of London, and with the International Growth Centre, London School of Economics. My current areas of research are linked to Civil Society, Well-being, Social Cohesion, Development Finance, Corruptions and Conflict.

My research works have been published in international journals such as Economics Letters, Economic Modelling and World Development. Besides, I have also published book chapters in Oxford University and Cambridge University Press.


  • PhD Economics (Swansea, UK)
  • Fellow HEA (UK)
  • MSc Economics and Finance (Swansea, UK)
  • MBA (India)
  • BSc (Hons) Mathematics (India)


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Newest selected publications

Gupta, P. and Jaezuruka, VM. (2020) 'Assessing Foreign Direct Investment Long-Run Contribution to Financial Development: Evidence from Namibia'. Economics Bulletin, 40 (4). pp. 3111 - 3123. ISSN: 1545-2921 Open Access Link

Journal article

O'Leary, N., Li, IW., Gupta, P. and Blackaby, D. (2020) 'Wellbeing trajectories around life events in Australia'. Economic Modelling, 93. pp. 499 - 509. ISSN: 0264-9993 Open Access Link

Journal article

Gupta, P., Mallick, S., Mishra, T. and Parhi, M. (2018) 'Does social cohesion limit uncertainties in economic growth: A pre- and post-reform analysis from India', in Agrawal, P. (ed.) Sustaining High Growth in India. Cambridge University Press. pp. 417 - 464. ISBN 10: 110718195X. ISBN 13: 9781107181953.

Book chapter

Arabsheibani, G., Gupta, P., Mishra, T. and Parhi, M. (2018) 'Wage differential between caste groups: Are younger and older cohorts different?'. Economic Modelling, 74. pp. 10 - 23. ISSN: 0264-9993

Journal article

Gupta, P., Mallick, S. and Mishra, T. (2018) 'Does social identity matter in individual alienation? Household-level evidence in post-reform India'. World Development, 104. pp. 154 - 172. ISSN: 0305-750X

Journal article
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