Kabir Dasgupta

Research Fellow, NZ Work Research Institute

Email: kabir.dasgupta@aut.ac.nz


  • PhD Economics, Temple University, 2016
  • M.A. Economics, Temple University, 2013
  • MSc. Economics, University of Calcutta, 2008
  • BSc. Economics, University of Calcutta, 2006

Research Areas:

•    Health and Labour Economics, Applied Econometrics, Policy Analysis

Research Summary:

Previous research studies have looked at the effectiveness of important US-based social policies and family-specific characteristics on child and youth mental health and behavioural outcomes.

Current Research Projects:

  • Project on ‘Transients’ (commissioned by SUPERU)
  • Effects of Mother’s Self-esteem on Children’s Home Environment Qualities and Educational Outcomes (with Tirthatanmoy Das)
  • Effects of Family Size on Children’s Health Outcomes (with Keisha Solomon)


  • Outstanding Graduate Student Instructor, Department of Economics, Temple University, 2016
  • University Academic Fellowship, Temple University, Spring 2016
  • Summer Research Fellowship, Temple University, Summer 2015
  • College of Liberal Arts Graduate Student Travel Award, Temple University, Fall 2015

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