Vipul Bhatt - 2021


Associate Professor, Economics
Year Started at JMU: 2010
Contact Info

  • Ph.D. in Economics, The Ohio State University, 2010
  • M.A. in Economics, The Ohio State University, 2005
  • M.A. in Economics, Delhi School of Economics, 2001
  • B.A.(Honors) in Economics, University of Delhi, 1999
Professional Interests


  • Macroeconomics
  • Behavioral Economics
  • Time Series Analysis
  • Economic Development


  • Macroeconomics
  • Econometrics
  • International Economics 
Current Courses Taught
  • GECON 200: Introduction to Macroeconomics
  • ECON 385: Econometrics
Positions Held
  • Associate Professor of Economics, 2016-present
  • Assistant Professor of Economics, 2010-2016
Key Publications

The Impact of EMU on Bond Yield Convergence: Evidence from a Time-Varying Dynamic Factor Model (with N. Kundan Kishor and Jun Ma)-forthcoming, Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control.

Spatial Income Inequality in India, 1993-2011: A District Level Decomposition (with Mehtabul Azam)-forthcoming, Social Indicators Research.

The Dynamic Behavior of Implicit Inflation Target in Inflation Targeting Lite Countries (with Amr Hosny and N. Kundan Kishor)- Economic Record, Volume 93, Issue 300, March 2017, Pages 67-88.

Like Father, Like Son? Intergenerational Education Mobility in India (with Mehtabul Azam); Demography, Volume 52 (6), December 2015, 1929-1959.

Normative Behavioral Economics based on Unconditional Love and Moral Virtue (with Masao Ogaki and Yuichi Yaguchi); Japanese Economic Review, Volume 66(2), 2015, 226-246.

Bank Lending Channel in India: Evidence from State-Level Analysis (with N. Kundan Kishor); Empirical Economics, Volume 45(3), 2013, 1307-1331.

Tough Love and Intergenerational Altruism (with Masao Ogaki); International Economic Review, Volume 53(3), 2012, 791-814.

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