|Position in department||Associate PhD Director Southend
|Staff position||Lecturer in Business Economics
Dr Abhijit Sengupta is an experienced researcher actively working in multiple areas of innovation and technology management, firm strategy, networks and complex systems. He is proficient in the use of a wide variety of quantitative and computational methodologies in his research - such as econometrics and statistics, simulation based modelling, applied game theory etc., and is interested in multi-disciplinary research.
He has published in top tier journals such as Research Policy, British Journal of Management, Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control, and Advances in Complex Systems. He is a named researcher in the ESRC Business and Local Government Data Research Centre at University of Essex.
Abhijit has extensive previous experience of private sector R&D, with close connections to analytics, marketing, and service development. Prior to joining EBS, he worked as a Senior Scientist at Unilever Research & Development, UK from 2005-2012, where he led multiple high impact analytics based projects.
Abhijit has a PhD in Economics, specializing in Industrial Organization and Game Theory from Stony Brook University in New York.
BSc. with Honours in Economics (Calcutta University); MA in Economics (Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi); PhD in Economics (Stony Brook University, New York)
- Innovation and technology management
- Firm strategy - innovation, internationalisation
- Role of ecosystems and institutions on innovation and firm strategy
- Networks and complex systems
- Analytics and behaviour
Module Leader (Current)
BE 301: Introductory Quantitative Analysis (UG AU)
BE 274: Managerial Economics (PG SP)
BE 277: Business Analytics for Managers & Entrepreneurs (PG SP)
|Publications||Link to publications for Abhijit Sengupta
Grants and Funded Projects:
- Named Researcher, ESRC Centre on Smart Data Analytics (~ £6 million), 2014 (PI: Vania Sena)
- Principal Investigator, JNU Essex Development Fund (JEDF), 2012 (joint with Prof A S Ray, CITD, JNU, India)