Chirantan Chatterjee, a visiting fellow at the Hoover Institution, was previously the 2018–19 Edward Teller National Fellow under Hoover’s W. Glenn Campbell and Rita Ricardo-Campbell National Fellowship program. He is currently a Professor of Development Economics, Innovation, and Global Health with the Department of Economics at the University of Sussex Business School, United Kingdom. Chatterjee is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts, and he is also a Visiting Professor in MIPLC, Max Planck Institute of Innovation and Competition in Munich, Germany.

Chatterjee’s research interests are in economics of innovation, applied microeconomics, pharmaceutical economics, and global health. He has been published in top peer-reviewed journals, including Management Science, RAND Journal of Economics, Journal of Development Economics, Journal of Health Economics, Journal of Law and EconomicsResearch PolicyProduction and Operations Management, Journal of Business EthicsSocial Science and MedicineHealth Policy and Planning, and Review of Development Economics, among others. He is the coauthor of Flattening the Curve: COVID-19 & Grand Challenges for Global Health, Innovation, and Economy (2023). Chatterjee has also published for Brookings Press, Oxford University Press (India), and the National Bureau of Economic Research.

Chatterjee’s dissertation work at Carnegie Mellon University on the economics of innovation and intellectual property in the global pharmaceutical industry was supported by the National Science Foundation (NSF), and in 2015 his research was cited on NSF’s Science of Science Policy website. All his current research is listed at Chirantanchatterjee.com.

His current work is being supported by the Wellcome Trust India Alliance Grant and the Johns Hopkins Alliance for a Health World Initiative. Chatterjee has previously held the ICICI Bank Chair in Strategic Management at the Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Ahmedabad and has also been a former full-time faculty member at IIM Bangalore and the Indian School of Business. In the past he has consulted for the United Nations and the World Bank on COVID-19 and universal health coverage.

Chatterjee earned a PhD and an MPhil in public policy and management from Carnegie Mellon University in 2011. Prior to pursuing his doctoral education, Chatterjee worked as a business journalist for the Economic Times, India’s leading business daily, after earning his BTech (civil engineering) from the Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee and his MBA from the Indian Institute of Management Calcutta. 

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