Sign In
Skip to Navigation Skip to Content Skip to Footer
Untitled 2
Untitled 2
Untitled 2
Untitled 2


Areendam Chanda
Rick and Holly Wolfert Professorship in Business Administration

Department of Economics - Associate Professor
2323 Business Education Complex South
501 South Quad Drive
Baton Rouge, LA 70803
Phone: 225-578-3791
Fax: 225-578-3807

Personal Web Site

Ph D Economics, Brown University
MA Economics, Brown University
MA Economics, Delhi School of Economics
BA Economics (Honours), University of Delhi
Courses Taught
ECON 2010 - Principles of Macroeconomics
ECON 2011 - Honors: Principles of Macroeconomics
ECON 3999 - Independent Study: Economic Problems
ECON 4070 - Economic Growth
ECON 4710 - Aggregate Economic Analysis
ECON 4900 - Selected Topics in Economics
ECON 7070 - Theories of Economic Growth
ECON 7715 - Macroeconomics II
ECON 7735 - Macroeconomics III
ECON 8900 - Predissertation Research
ECON 9000 - Dissertation Research
Teaching Interest: Macroeconomics, Economic Growth
Research Interest: Macroeconomics, Economic Growth, Regional Growth, The Indian Economy
Selected Research Publications

Persistence of fortune: Accounting for Population Movements, There was no Post-Columbian Reversal. Chanda, A., Cook, C., and Putterman, L. (2014). American Economic Journal: Macroeconomics, 6(3), 1-28.

Foreign Direct Investment, Financial Markets and Economic Growth. Chanda, A., Alfaro, L., Kalemli-Ozcan, S., and Sayek, S. (2010). Journal Of Development Economics.

Dual Economies and International Total Factor Productivity Differences. Chanda, A., and Dalgaard, C. (2008). Economica, 75, 629-661.

Foreign Direct Investment and Economic Growth: The Role of Local Financial Markets. Chanda, A., Alfaro, L., Kalemli-Ozcan, S., and Sayek, S. (2004). Journal of International Economics, 64(64), 89-112.

States and Markets: The Advantages of an Early Start. Chanda, A., Bockstette, V., and Putterman, L. (2002). Journal of Economic Growth.


The Rise of India. Chanda, A. (2013). In Randall Parker and Robert Whaples (Eds.), The Handbook of Major Events in Economic History. Routledge Publishing.

Editorial Appointments
Economic Inquiry
Professional and Service Activities
Graduate Advisory Committee, Committee Chair
Employed by LSU since:
August 16, 2004
Contact Us
Untitled 2
Untitled 2
Untitled 3
FOLLOW THE OURSO COLLEGE: Facebook Twitter Issu documents Instagram LinkedIn
Copyright © 2015. All Rights Reserved. Official Webpage of LSU's E. J. Ourso College of Business
Business Education Complex · 501 South Quad Drive · Baton Rouge, LA 70803
Phone: 225-578-3211 · Fax: 225-578-5277
For directions to the Business Education Complex please refer to the directions page. · Provide Website Feedback · ·
Accessibility Statement