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Ashutosh Thakur, PhD

Cluster position YEP PostDoc

Cluster member since 2021

Research Areas

Main research topics

Market design, development, political economy, game theory, microeconomics


Ashutosh Thakur has been a PhD candidate in Political Economics at Stanford University since 2015. He completed his bachelor’s degree in Economics at Princeton University with highest honors. His research uses tools from market design, matching theory, and game theory to study institutional design in development, political economy, labor, and finance.