Anujit Chakraborty

Anujit Chakraborty Portrait

Position Title
Assistant Professor

1103 SSH
1 Shields Avenue, Davis CA 95616


  • Ph.D. in Economics, University of British Columbia 2011-2017
  • M. S. Quantitative Economics, Indian Statistical Institute 2009-2011
  • Bachelors in Electronics Engineering, Jadavpur University 2005-2009


Anujit Chakraborty is an Assistant Professor of Economics at UC Davis. He received his Ph.D. in Economics from the University of British Columbia, under Professor Yoram Halevy in 2017. He has previously received a B.E in Electronics Engineering from Jadavpur University and an M.S in Economics from the Indian Statistical Institute.

Research Focus

Dr. Chakraborty works in the intersection of Economic Theory, Behavioral Economics, and Experimental Economics. His recent work includes the characterization of procrastination and Present-Biased behavior, and establishing links between choice paradoxes in the domains of risk and time behavior.




Dr. Chakraborty offers courses in Intermediate Economics (ECN 100B) at the Undergraduate level and Behavioral Economics for second-year Ph.D. students. Starting Spring 2019, he would also be offering a Behavioral Economics course at the Undergraduate level.