Dr. Anomitro Chatterjee

Dr. Anomitro Chatterjee

Conservation and Behaviour, Research Officer Research Officer Behavioural Science

Anomitro is a postdoctoral researcher focusing on environmental and behavioural economics. He uses experiments in the lab and field, and randomized control trials to address issues in resource management and energy efficiency policy. He is particularly interested in designing mechanisms to improve social welfare and increase pro-environmental behaviour among individuals.

He is working on multiple projects including monitoring and sanctioning mechanisms to reduce overutilization of common property resources, interventions leveraging religious values and national identities to reduce energy use in Qatar, factors that increase vulnerability to air pollution in developed countries, and conservation and development programs in sub-Saharan Africa. Anomitro graduated with a BSc in Economics from St. Xavier’s College, University of Calcutta, and an MA in Economics from Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi. He received a PhD from Georgia State University where his dissertation focused on social dilemmas; situations where individual incentives work against social welfare maximization.