Prof. Avik Chakrabarti

University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, USA



1998 Ph.D., The University of Michigan, USA

1992 M.A., Jadavpur University, Calcutta, India

1990 B.A., Jadavpur University, Calcutta, India

Publications (Selected)

  1. Skilled-Unskilled Wage Inequality and Urban Unemployment, Economic Inquiry, forthcoming. (co¬authored with H. Beladi and S. Marjit)
  2. Sequential Spatial Competition in Vertically Related Industries with Different Product Varieties, Economics Letters, 106:2, 112–115, 2010. (co-authored with H. Beladi and S. Marjit)
  3. Tariff Jumping and Joint Ventures, Southern Economic Journal, 75(4): 1256–1269, 2009. (co-authored with H. Beladi and S. Marjit)
  4. Internal Adjustment Costs in Capital-intensive and Labor-intensive Industries, Economics Letters, 102 (2): 76–77, 2009.
  5. Foreign Equity Participation under Incomplete Information, Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, 67(1): 279–295, 2008. (co-authored with H. Beladi)
  6. Vertical Mergers and Downstream Spatial Competition with Different Product Varieties, Economics Letters, 101(3): 262–264, 2008. (co-authored with H. Beladi and S. Marjit)
  7. Factor Price Equalization beyond a "Cubic" World, Economic Theory, 27(2): 483–491, 2006.
  8. Asymmetric Adjustment Costs in Simple General Equilibrium Models, European Economic Review, 48(1): 63–73, 2004.
  9. Saving-Investment Relationship Revisited, Journal of Comparative Economics, 34(2): 402–419, 2006.
  10. Trade and Wage Inequality in Developing Countries, Economic Inquiry, 42(2): 295–303, 2004. (co¬authored with H. Beladi and S. Marjit)
  11. Foreign Investment, Vertical Integration and Local Equity Requirements, Economica, 71(284): 559–574, 2004. (co-authored with J. Heywood)
  12. The Determinants of Foreign Direct Investment: Sensitivity Analyses of Cross-Country Regressions, Kyklos, 54(1): 89–113, 2001.
  13. Real Exchange Rates and Real Interest Rates Once Again, Applied Economics, 38(11): 1217–1221, 2006.
  14. The Heckscher-Ohlin-Vanek Theorem and International Factor Price Differences, Open Economies Review, 16(4): 407–412, 2005.
  15. Skilled-Unskilled Wage Inequality and Offshore Outsourcing with Asymmetric Adjustment Costs, International Review of Economics and Finance, forthcoming. (co-authored with R. Mitra)
  16. Openness, Size, and Saving-Investment Relationship, Economic Systems, 29(3): 283–293, 2005. (co¬authored with M. Bahmani)
  17. Importing Jobs? The Impact of Global Outsourcing on Wages in Indian Manufacturing, Indian Journal of Economics and Business, 3(1): 137–52, 2004. (co-authored with S. Arora)
  18. Import Competition, Employment & Wage in U.S. Manufacturing: New Evidence from Multivariate Panel Cointegration Analysis, Applied Economics, 35(13): 1445–1449, 2003.
  19. A Theory of the Spatial Distribution of Foreign Direct Investment, International Review of Economics and Finance, 12(2): 149–169, 2003.
  20. Import Competition, Employment and Wages in U.S. Manufacturing, Journal of Policy Modeling, 25(9): 869–880, 2003. (co-authored with M. Bahmani)