Prof. Sumit Sarkar

Prof. Sumit Sarkar

Qualification : Ph.D. (JNU)

Email : sumits@xlri.ac.in

Functional Area : Economics

Brief Profile  

ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-7959-5657

ResearcherID: C-5001-2019

Scopus Author ID: 57201193915

Publons: https://publons.com/researcher/1690958/sumit-sarkar/

RePEc Short-ID: psa1534 https://ideas.repec.org/f/psa1534.html


 

 

Experience Detail  

  1. Full Professor, XLRI, from January 2019
  2. Associate Professor, XLRI, from August 2009 to December 2018
  3. Assistant Professor, XLRI, from June 2007 to July 2009
  4. Assistant Professor, IIT Kanpur, India, from June 2006 to June 2007.
  5. Assistant Professor, IIM Kozhikode, India from June 2004 to June 2006.
  6. Sr. Lecturer, Centre for Economics and Management Sciences in the Institute of Technology and Management, Gurgaon,India, from August 2001 to June 2004. (London School of Economics External Program).

Prof. Sumit Sarkar

Prof. Sumit Sarkar

Achievements and Research Interest/Area of Research Interests

Academic Distinction (Awards and Scholarships)
UGC Research Fellowship (JRF and SRF) from 1997 to 2001.

Area of RESEARCH INTERESTS

  1. Applied Game Theory (specifically Contract theory)
  2. Experimental and Behavioural Economics
  3. Behavioural Operations
  4. Industrial Organization and Network Economics
  5. Sports Economics and Performance Analysis in Sports

 

Courses Taught

  1. Microeconomics
  2. Managerial Economics
  3. Game Theory for Managers
  4. Experimental Economics for Managers
  5. Industrial Organization and competitive strategies
  6. Economics of Network Industries

Consultancy Undertaken

Jharkhand Economic Survey 2010-11

In-Company Programs

Conducted training programs for organizations: 

1. Aditya Birla Capital

2. Forbes Marshall Pvt. Ltd.

3. Tata Chemicals

4. Mashreq Bank (UAE)

5. NHPC

6. Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd.

7. Oil India Ltd.

8. Indian Ordinance Factories.

INTELLECTUAL CONTRIBUTIONS (PUBLICATIONS)

Journal Articles-Refereed

10 most significant publications:


1.    Sarkar, S. & Bhadouria, A. (2020). Manufacturer competition and collusion in a two-echelon green supply chain with production trade-off between non-green and green quality. Journal of Cleaner Production 253(C), 119904. DOI: 10.1016/j.jclepro.2019.119904

2.    Bose, A. S., & Sarkar, S. (2019). India`s e-Reverse Auctions (2017-2018) for Allocating Renewable Energy Capacity: An Evaluation. Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews 112, 762-774. DOI: 10.1016/j.rser.2019.06.025

3.    Sarkar, S. (2019). Gratitude, conscience, and reciprocity: models of supplier motivation when quality is non-contractible. European Journal of Operational Research 277(2), 633-642. DOI: 10.1016/j.ejor.2019.02.047

4.    Sarkar, S. & Bose, A. S. (2019). Gift-selection for close recipients: how perceived similarity of preferees affect giver`s attitude. Journal of Consumer Marketing, 36(1), 24-32. DOI: 10.1108/JCM-12-2017-2473

5.    Sarkar, S. & Chakraborty, S. (2019). Stakeholder fairness under an induced veil of ignorance: findings from a laboratory experiment. International Journal of Strategic Decision Sciences, 10(1), 65-81. DOI: 10.4018/IJSDS.2019010105

6.     Sarkar, S. & Bharathkumar, S. R. (2018). Incorporating a no claim bonus in insurance agency contract. Managerial and Decision Economics, 39(6), 682-689. DOI: 10.1002/mde.2959

7.    Sarkar, S. & Bose, A. S. (2018). Partially altruistic choice in presence of consensus bias. Journal of Quantitative Economics, 16(3), 853-861. DOI: 10.1007/s40953-018-0117-8.

8.    Sarkar, S. (2018). Paradox of crosses in association football (soccer) a game-theoretic explanation. Journal of Quantitative Analysis in Sports, 14(1), 25-36. DOI: 10.1515/jqas-2017-0073

9.    Mittal, M. and Sarkar, S. (2011). Multihoming behavior of users in social networking web sites: a theoretical model. Information Technology and People, 24(4), 378-392. DOI: 10.1108/09593841111182250

10. Sarkar, S. (2005). Patent licensing by a standard auction in presence of network externality. The Manchester School, 73(2), 228-245. DOI: 10.1111/j.1467-9957.2005.00443.x

Published Research Monographs


Scholarly Books

  1. Sarkar, S (2015) Outthink - How to use Game Theory to outsmart your competition Publisher: Sage Publications, November, 2015
  2. Sarkar, S (2009) Network Industries  Economic Aspects of Compatibility, Technology Licensing and R&D Investments in Systems Market, Publisher: VDM Publishing House, Germany; July 2009

Conference Proceedings-Refereed

  1. Sarkar, S. and Chakraborty, S. (2016) `Determinants of Non-penalty Goals Scored per Game by Football Teams in  Europe`s Elite Leagues` Proceedings of the 28th European Conference on Operational Research, EURO 2016, July 3-6, 2016, in Poznan University of Technology, Poznan, Poland.
  2. Sarkar, S. and Chakraborty, S. (2016) "Does Rawls` `Original Position` Induce Fairness? Experimental Findings on Selection Criteria in a Discrete Nash Demand Game Played from Behind the `Veil of Ignorance`" Proceedings of the 7th International Conference of the French Association of Experimental Economics (ASFEE),  June 9-10, 2016, ESSEC Business School in Cergy-Pontoise, France.
  3. Sarkar, S (2015) "Can Continuous Product Upgrading Deter Entry?" Proceedings of the Forum on Industrial Organization and Marketing at Lisbon, Portugal, Jun 29-30, 2015
  4. Vijayaraghavan, TAS. Sarkar, S. and Mitra, A (2013) "A Game Theoretic Approach for Exploring Feasibility of Buyer-Supplier Co-operation". Proceedings of the International Conference on Business Management & Information Systems, 2013,  Institute of Management Technology, Dubai,  Nov 19-21, 2013 (ISBN: 978-93-82951-41-4) ( ISSN: ISSN 2164-263X)
  5. Sarkar, S (2005) R&D Expenditure and Entry Deterrence in Presence of Network Externality. Proceedings of the 10th EURAS (European Association of Standardisation) Conference at Tallinn, Estonia, June 02 03, 2005.

Paper Presentations-Refereed

  1. 2019. Economic Science Association (ESA) World Meeting, Vancouver, Canada, July 4-7, 2019. Paper title: Altruistic Choice under Incomplete Information About the Others Preference and Expectation.
  2. 2019. Conference on Economic Theory and Policy, at the Department of Economics, Ambedkar University Delhi (AUD), March 29-30, 2019. Paper title:Non-contractible Quality in Absence of Reputation Effect.
  3. 2017. MathSport International Conference, at the Department of Mathematics, University of Padua, Italy, June 25-28, 2017. Paper title: Paradox of Crosses - A Game-Theoretic Explanation.
  4. 2016. 28th European Conference on Operational Research, EURO 2016, in Poznan University of Technology, Poznan, Poland, July 3-6, 2016. (Attended by co-author S. Chakraborty) Paper title: Determinants of Non-penalty Goals Scored per Game by Football Teams in  Europe`s Elite Leagues.
  5. 2016. 7th International Conference of the French Association of Experimental Economics (ASFEE), ESSEC Business School in Cergy-Pontoise, France, June 9-10, 2016. Paper title: Does Rawls` `Original Position` Induce Fairness? Experimental Findings on Selection Criteria in a Discrete Nash Demand Game Played from Behind the `Veil of Ignorance` /o:p>
  6. 2015. Forum on Industrial Organization and Marketing at Lisbon, Portugal, June 29-30, 2015. Paper title: Can Continuous Product Upgrading Deter Entry?
  7. 2004 Annual Conference on Methods and Modelling in Economics, Indian Statistical Institute, Calcutta, 15 - 17 January 2004. Paper title: Patent Licensing by a Standard Auction in Presence of Network Externality
  8. 2001. Winter School in Quantitative Economics, IIM Calcutta, Calcutta, January 2001. Paper title: Choice of Product Quality and Technological Platform in Presence of Network Externality.

 

Research Report
Jharkhand Economic Survey 2010-11, Dept. of Finance,Govt. of Jharkhand Mar, 2011

Working paper

  1. Sarkar, S. and Chakraborty, S. (2016) `Does Rawls` `Original Position` Induce Fairness? Experimental Findings on Selection Criteria in a Discrete Nash Demand Game Played from Behind the `Veil of Ignorance``, WP No. : (XLWP160402) , March 2016

Cases developed for Teaching purpose


Other Professional Activities

Chairperson/Co-Chairperson in conferences

  1. Forum on Industrial Organization and Marketing held as part of LCBR European Marketing Conference, on 30th June 2015. The conference was held in Lisbon,Portugal. 

Contribution towards Institution building/ development/ services such as Chairperson (Placement) etc

Guide/evaluator/ examiner at doctoral research level

  1. Examiner of M.Phil thesis for the Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research, Mumbai

Membership of Professional Bodies
Member of Economic Science Association (ESA)

Reviewer/Referee in Journals/ Conferences etc

Referee or reviewer for journals
1. European Journal of Operational Research
2. International Journal of Production Economics
3. Bulletin of Economic Research
4. Vikalpa
5. Operations Research Perspectives
6. Journal of Economic Psychology
7. Journal of Quantitative Analysis in Sports
8. Journal of Quantitative Economics
9. Journal of Economics (Zeitschrift)
10. The Manchester School

Visiting Faculty

IIM Indore during the academic years 2009-10 and 2010-11
IIM Ranchi during the academic year 2013-14 and 2018-19
IMT Ghaziabad during the academic year 2016-17
National Academy of Direct Taxes (NADT), Nagpur, during the season 2016-17, for the 69th batch of Indian Revenue Services (IRS). 

Research Project Undertaken
Jharkhand Economic Survey 2010-11