Amitava Krishna Dutt is Professor of Economics and Political Science at the University of Notre Dame. Dutt's areas of specialization are macroeconomic theory, development economics, international economics, political economy and international political economy. His current research focuses on global uneven development and globalization, models of growth and distribution, consumption and happiness, and the political economy of war and peace. He previously served as chairperson of the Economics Department at Notre Dame.

Thematic Interests

Growth and income distribution; development; international economics; political economy; international political economy; macroeconomics

Current Research

Uneven development and North-South interaction; post-Keynesian models of growth and income distribution; macroeconomics of development; consumption and happiness; political economy of war and peace; trade, growth and the environment.



Dutt, Amitava Krishna, Coauthor, Economics and Ethics (Macmillan-Palgrave, 2010)

Journal Articles

“Education, Growth and Distribution: Classical-Marxian Economic Thought and a Simple Model” (with Roberto Veneziani), Papers in Political Economy 61 (2011–12).
Coauthors, “Aggregate demand shocks and economic growth,” Structural Change and Economic Dynamics 18, 1 (March 2007)

Book Chapters

“Alternative Models of Growth and Distribution with a Simple Formulation of Endogenous Technological Change” in Christian Gehrke and Neri Salvadori, eds., Keynes, Sraffa, And The Criticism Of Neoclassical Theory: Essays In Honor Of Heinz Kurz (Routledge, 2011)

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