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Professor Arijit Mukherjee

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BSc (University of Calcutta), MSc (Unviersity of Calcutta), PhD (Indian Statistical Institute), Higher Education Associate Teacher Certificate (SEDA/ILT (University of Keele)
Professor of Industrial Economics

Division: Industrial Economics
Centre/Institute: China Research Group
E-mail: Arijit.Mukherjee@nottingham.ac.uk
Tel: +44 (0) 115 8467820
Location: C01 (North Building, Jubilee Campus)

I am a Professor of Industrial Economics at the Nottingham University Business School, UK, with research interests in the area of Industrial organization and International trade and investment. My research works are mainly on Competition, Merger and acquisition, Innovation, Patent protection, International trade, Foreign direct investment, Outsourcing and Technology licensing.

Areas of Expertise
Industrial organization, International trade and Investment

Industrial organization; International trade and investment.

Older Publications

Older Publications

Journal Articles

Mukherjee, A. (2013), "Endogenous domestic market structure and the effects of a trade cost reduction in a unionised industry", Economic Modelling, Vol.32, pp. 30-33.

Mukherjee, A. (2013), "Technology licensing under optimal tax policy", Journal of Economics, Vol.vol 108 (3), pp. 231-247.

Mukherjee, A.; Guariglia, A.; Suetrong, K. (2013), "Productivity differences and strategic plant location", The Manchester School, Vol.81 (5), pp. 712-729.

Mukherjee, A.; Liu, Y. (2013), "The effects of trade liberalisation in a vertical structure", Review of International Economics, Vol.21 (5), pp. 966-973.

Mukherjee, A.; Maiti, D. (2013), "Governance, foreign direct investment and domestic welfare", International Review of Economics and Finance, Vol.29, pp. 406-415.

Mukherjee, A.; Maiti, D. (2013), "Trade liberalisation, subcontracting and unionised wage", Labour Economics, Vol.21, pp. 103-110.

Mukherjee, A.; Marjit, S. (2013), "Foreign competition and social efficiency of entry", Economic Modelling, Vol.32, pp. 108-112.

Mukherjee, A.; Mukherjee, S. (2013), "Technology Licensing and Innovation", Economics Letters, Vol.120, pp. 499-502.

Mukherjee, A.; Roy Chowdhury, P. (2013), "Innovation and social desirability of Merger", Economics Bulletin, Vol.33 (1), pp. 348-360.

Mukherjee, A.; Sinha, U. (2013), "Patent protection, southern innovation and welfare in a North-South trade model", Economica, Vol.80 (138), pp. 248-273.

Mukherjee, A.; Suetrong, K. (2013), "Privatization, incentive delegation and goreign direct investment", Open Economies Review, Vol.24 (4), pp. 657-676.

Mukherjee, A.; Tsai, Y. (2013), "Multi-sourcing as an entry deterrence strategy", International Review of Economics and Finance, Vol.25, pp. 108-112.

Mukherjee, A.; Wang L, F. (2013), "Labour union, entry and consumer welfare", Economics Letters, Vol.102, pp. 603-05.

Basak, D.; Mukherjee, A. (2012), "Patent protection and innovation in a vertical structure", Economics Bulletin, Vol.32 (1), pp. 837-842.

Beladi, H.; Mukherjee, A. (2012), "Market structure and strategic bi-sourcing", Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, Vol.82, pp. 210-219.

Mukherjee, A. (2012), "Product market competition, open shop union and wage", Journal of Economics, Vol.107, pp. 183-190.

Mukherjee, A. (2012), "Endogenous cost asymmetry and insufficient entry in the absence of scale economies", Journal of Economics, Vol.106, pp. 75-82.

Mukherjee, A. (2012), "Social efficiency of entry with market leaders", Journal of Economics and Management Strategy, Vol.21 (2), pp. 431-444.

Mukherjee, A.; Beladi, H. (2012), "Footloose foreign firm and profitable domestic merger", Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, Vol.83 (2), pp. 186-194.

Mukherjee, A.; Broll, S.; Mukherjee, S. (2012), "Bertrand versus Cournot competition in a vertical structure: a note", The Manchester School, Vol.80 (5), pp. 545-559.

Mukherjee, A.; Mukherjee, S. (2012), "Governance and foreign direct investment: is there a two-way relationship", Trade and Development Review, Vol.5, pp. 37-51.

Mukherjee, A.; Suetrong, K. (2012), "Trade cost reduction and foreign direct investment", Economic Modelling, Vol.29 (5), pp. 1938-1945.

Mukherjee, A.; Suetrong, K. (2012), "Unionisation structure and outward foreign direct investment", Journal of Institutional and Theoretical Economics, Vol.168 (2), pp. 266-279.

Mukherjee, A.; Wang L, F. (2012), "Undesirable competition", Economics Letters, Vol.114 (2), pp. 175-177.

Mukherjee, A.; Zhao, L. (2012), "Profitable parallel trade in unionized markets", Journal of Economics, Vol.107, pp. 267-76.

Mukherjee, A. (2011), "Competition, innovation and welfare", The Manchester School, Vol.79 (6), pp. 1045-1057.

Mukherjee, A.; Bagchi, A. (2011), "Commitment and excess capacity with licensing: an old debate with a new look", Journal of Economics, Vol.103 (2), pp. 133-147.

Mukherjee, A.; Dijkstra, B.; Mathew, A. (2011), "Environmental regulation: an incentive for foreign direct investment", Review of International Economics, Vol.19 (3), pp. 568-578.

Mukherjee, A.; Dinda, S. (2011), "International outsourcing, tax and patent protection", Journal of Public Economic Theory, Vol.13 (1), pp. 139-154.

Mukherjee, A.; Hek, P. (2011), "Joint venture buy-outs under uncertainty", Journal of Industrial Economics, Vol.59 (1), pp. 155-176.

Mukherjee, A.; Pennings, E. (2011), "Unionization structure, licensing and innovation", International Journal of Industrial Organization, Vol.29, pp. 232-241.

Mukherjee, A.; Wang, L. (2011), "The winner curse and social inefficiency: double whammy of R&D tournament", Journal of Technology Management & Innovation, Vol.6 (4), pp. 73-79.

Mukherjee, A. (2010), "External economies of scale and insufficient entry", Journal of Industry, Competition and Trade, Vol.19, pp. 151-160.

Mukherjee, A. (2010), "Competition and welfare: the implications of licensing", The Manchester School, Vol.78 (1), pp. 20-40.

Mukherjee, A. (2010), "Price discrimination in oligopoly with asymmetric firms", Economics Bulletin, Vol.30 (4), pp. 2668-2670.

Mukherjee, A. (2010), "A note on firm-productivity and foreign direct investment", Economics Bulletin.

Mukherjee, A. (2010), "Licensing a new product: fee vs. royalty licensing with unionized labor market", Labour Economics, Vol.17 (4), pp. 735-742.

Mukherjee, A. (2010), "Product market cooperation, profits and welfare in the presence of labor union", Journal of Industry, Competition and Trade, Vol.10 (2), pp. 151-160.

Mukherjee, A.; Bagchi, A. (2010), "Licensing and patent protection", Economics Bulletin.

Mukherjee, A.; Banerjee, S. (2010), "Joint venture instability under entry", International Review of Economics and Finance.

Mukherjee, A.; Tsai, Y. (2010), "International outsoucing and welfare reduction: an entry deterrence story", The Manchester School, Vol.78 (6), pp. 647-659.

Mukherjee, A. (2009), "Excessive entry in a bilateral oligoply", Economics Bulletin, Vol.29, pp. 199-204.

Mukherjee, A. (2009), "Licensing by an outside innovation in an unionized labor market: the case of a positive opportunity cost", Arthaniti.

Mukherjee, A.; Broll, U.; Mukherjee, S. (2009), "The welfare effects of entry: the role of the input market", Journal of Economics, Vol.98 (3), pp. 189-201.

Mukherjee, A.; Haque, M. (2009), "Revenue-enhancing trade liberalization in developing countries", Economics Bulletin, Vol.29 (3), pp. 2275-2281.

Mukherjee, A.; Marjit, S. (2009), "Firm productivity and foreign direct investment: a non-monotonic relationship", Economics Bulletin, Vol.29 (1), pp. 230-237.

Mukherjee, A.; Ray, A. (2009), "Unsuccessful patent application and cooperative R&D", Journal of Economics, Vol.97 (3), pp.pp, 251-263.

Mukherjee, A.; Suetrong, K. (2009), "Privatization, strategic foreign direct investment and host country welfare", European Economic Review, Vol.53 (7), pp. 775-785.

Mukherjee, A.; Zhao, L. (2009), "Profit raising entry", Journal of Industrial Economics.

Mukherje, A. (2008), "Unionized labor market and strategic production decision of a multinational", Economic Journal.

Mukherjee, A. (2008), "Firm productivity, foreign direct investment and the host-country welfare: trade cost vs. cheap labor", Economics Bulletin, Vol.6 (23), pp. 1-8.

Mukherjee, A. (2008), "Patent protection and R&D with endogenous market structure", Journal of Industrial Economics.

Mukherjee, A.; Broll, U.; Mukherjee, S. (2008), "Unionized labor market and licensing by a monopolist", Journal of Economics.

Mukherjee, A.; Marjit, S. (2008), "International outsourcing and R&D: Long run implications for consumers", Review of International Economics, Vol.16 (5), pp. 1010-1022.

Mukherjee, A.; Marjit, S. (2008), "Profit reducing international outsourcing", Journal of International Trade and Economic Development.

Mukherjee, A.; Mukherjee, S. (2008), "Excess-entry theorem: the implications of licensing", The Manchester School, Vol.76 (6), pp. 675-689.

Davidson, C.; Mukherjee, A. (2007), "Horizontal mergers with free entry", International Journal of Industrial Organization, Vol.21 (5), pp. 607-623.

Mukherjee, A. (2007), "Note on a generalized wage rigidity result", Economics Bulletin, Vol.10 (12), pp. 1-9.

Mukherjee, A. (2007), "Entry in a Stackelberg perfect equilibrium", Economics Bulletin, Vol.12 (33), pp. 1-6.

Mukherjee, A. (2007), "Irrelevance of productivity difference: a case with labor union", Economics Bulletin, Vol.10 (17), pp. 1-8.

Mukherjee, A. (2007), "Optimal licensing contract in a open economy", Economics Bulletin, Vol.12 (3), pp. 1-6.

Mukherjee, A.; Banerjee, S. (2007), "knowledge spillover and information sharing: the case of uncertain R&D", Indian Economic Journal.

Mukherjee, A.; Broll, U. (2007), "Welfare effects of foreign direct investment: cost sving vs. signalling", Journal of Economics, Vol.90 (1), pp. 29-43.

Mukherjee, A.; Ray, A. (2007), "Strategic outsourcing and R&D in a vertical structure", The Manchester School, Vol.75 (3), pp. 297-310.

Mukherjee, A.; Ray, A. (2007), "Patents, imitation and welfare", Economics of Innovation and New Technology, Vol.16 (3), pp. 227.

Mukherjee, A.; Sinha, U. (2007), "Knowledge diffusion under patent with asymmetric firms", Economics Bulletin, Vol.12 (9), pp. 1-6.

Mukherjee, A.; Sinha, U. (2007), "Welfare-reducing domestic cost reduction", Review of International Economics, Vol.15 (2), pp. 294-301.

Mukherjee, A. (2006), "Patents and R&D with imitation and licensing", Economics Letters, Vol.93 (2), pp. 196-201.

Mukherjee, A. (2006), "Cross-border merger and domestic welfare", Economics Bulletin, Vol.6, pp. 1-8.

Mukherjee, A.; Pennings, E. (2006), "Tariffs, licensing and market structure", European Economic Review, Vol.50 (7), pp. 1699-1707.

Mukherjee, A.; Ray, A. (2006), "The welfare implications of product patent: a simple model", Journal of Financial Transformation, Vol.17, pp. 36-38.

Mukherjee, A. (2005), "Price and quantity competition under free entry", Research in Economics, Vol.59, pp. 335-344.

Mukherjee, A. (2005), "Innovation, Licensing and welfare", The Manchester School, Vol.73 (1), pp. 29-39.

Mukherjee, A.; Haque, M. (2005), "On the revenue implications of trade liberalization under imperfect competition", Economics Letters, Vol.82 (1), pp. 83-89.

Mukherjee, A.; Mukherjee, S. (2005), "Foreign competition with licensing", The Manchester School, Vol.73 (6), pp. 653-663.

Marjit, S.; Kabiraj, T.; Mukherjee, A. (2004), "Future technology, incomplete information and international joint venture", Research in Economics.

Mukherjee, A.; Marjit, S. (2004), "R&D organisation and technology transfer", Group and Organization Management.

Mukherjee, A.; Pennings, E. (2004), "Imitation, patent protection and welfare", Oxford Economic Papers, Vol.56, pp. 715-733.

Mukherjee, A. (2003), "Foreign market entry and host-country welfare: a theoretical analysis", Arthaniti.

Mukherjee, A. (2003), "Does Society prefer small innovation", Economics Letters.

Mukherjee, A.; Broll, U.; Marjit, S. (2003), "Foreign direct investment, credible policy: the role of risk sharing", The International Trade Journal.

Mukherjee, A.; Kabiraj, T. (2003), "Bilateral merger: a note on Salant-Switzer-Reynolds Model", Journal of Quantitative Economics.

Mukherjee, A. (2002), "Subsidy and entry: the role of licensing", Oxford Economic Papers.

Marjit, S.; Mukherjee, A. (2001), "Technology Transfer under asymmetric information: the role of equity participation", Journal of Institutional and Theoretical Economics.

Marjit, S.; Shi, H.; Mukherjee, A. (2001), "Cooperation in R&D: the case of patent infringement agreements", Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization.

Mukherjee, A. (2001), "Technology trasfer with commitment", Economic Theory.

Mukherjee, A.; Balasubramanian, N. (2001), "Technology transfer in horizontally differentiated product market", Research in Economics.

Mukherjee, A.; Sengupta, S. (2001), "Joint ventures versus fully owned subsidiaries: multinational strategies in liberalizing economies", Review of International Economics.

Mukherjee, A. (2000), "Incentive delegation and collusion", Seoul Journal of Economics.

Mukherjee, A. (2000), "Host-country policy - commitment or no-commitment: a theoretical analysis", Journal of Economic Policy Reform.

Mukherjee, A.; Kabiraj, T. (2000), "Cooperation in R&D and production: a three firm analysis", Journal of Economics.

Mukherjee, A.; Marjit, S.; Mukherjee, V. (2000), "Harassment, corruption and tax policy", European Journal of Political Economy.

Kabiraj, T.; Roy, P.; Mukherjee, A. (1999), "Technology transfer, merger and joint venture: a comparative welfare analysis", Journal of Economic Integration, Vol.14 (3), pp. 442-466.

Mukherjee, A.; Kabiraj, T.; Mukhopadhyay, S. (1999), "Technology transfer in duopoly: the role of cost asymmetry", International Review of Economics and Finance, Vol.8 (4), pp. 363-374.

Mukherjee, A.; Marjit, S. (1998), "Technology collaboration and foreign equity participation: a theoretical analysis", Review of International Economics, Vol.6 (1), pp. 142-150.

Marjit, S.; Mukherjee, A. (1997), "Theory of harassment and corruption", Journal of Financial Management and Analysis.


Mukherjee, A. (2013), ed Wages and employment: economics, structure and gender differences, Nova Science Publishers.

Chapters in Books

Mukherjee, A. (2012), "Regulation as a Protectionist Strategy", in J.M Carcillo (ed) Developing Economies: Innovation, Investment and Sustainability, Nova Science.

Mukherjee, A. (2010), "Licensing in the theory of cooperative R&D", in N Ekekwe (ed) Nanotechnology and Microelectronics: Global Diffusion, Economics and Policy, IGI Global.

Mukherjee, A. (2010), "Licensing in a vertical structure", in B A Everett, N L Trijillo (ed) Technology Transfer and Intellectual Property Issues, Nova Sciences, also in Progress in Economics Research, Vol 8, A, Tavidze (ed).

Mukherjee, A. (2009), "Technology licensing", in R S Rajan, K A Reinert (ed) Princeton Encyclopaedia of the world economy, Princeton University Press.

Mukherjee, A. (2009), "Intellectual property rights and foreign direct investment: the implications of labor union", in H G Blaine (ed) Foreign Direct Investment, Nova Sciences Publisher.

Mukherjee, A.; Marjit, S.; Kabiraj, T. (2008), "Quota as a competitive device", in T, Kamihigashi, L, Zhao (ed) International Trade and Economic Dynamics, Springer Verlag.

Mukherjee, A.; Marjit, S.; Sengupta, S. (2006), "Foreign shareholding and trade policy", in Economics of Globalisation, M, Chatterji, P, Gangopadhyay.

Recent Publications

Journal Articles

Bagchi, A.; Mukherjee, A. (2020), "Patents versus rewards: the implications of production inefficiency", German Economic Review, forthcoming 2020.

Beladi, H.; Mukherjee, A. (2020), "R&D competition and the persistence of technology leadership", International Journal of Economic Theory, forthcoming 2020.

Han, T.-D.; Haque, M.E.; Mukherjee, A. (2020), "Product differentiation in a vertical structure", The BE Journal of Theoretical Economics, forthcoming 2020.

Iida, T.; Mukherjee, A. (2020), "Make and buy in a polluting industry", Journal of Public Economic Theory, forthcoming 2020.

Jiyun, C.; Mukherjee, A.; Sinha, U.B. (2020), "The implications of labour unions in the presence of a merger", The Manchester School, Vol.88, 575-583.

Mukherjee, A. (2020), "Optimal licensing contract: the implications of preference function", Arthaniti: Journal of Economic Theory and Practice Linked Journal, Vol.19, 61-67.

Mukherjee, A.; Bagchi, A. (2020), "Information disclosure through technology licensing", Games, Vol.11, 37.

Mukherjee, A.; Senalp, U.K. (2020), "Firm-productivity and cross border merger", Review of International Economics, forthcoming 2020.

Wang, L.F.S.; Mukherjee, A.; Zeng, C. (2020), "Does technology licensing matter for privatization?", Journal of Public Economic Theory, Vol.22, 1462-1480.

Mukherjee, A. (2019), "Profit raising entry in a vertical structure", Economics Letters, Vol.183, 1-4.

Mukherjee, A.; Sinha, U.B. (2019), "Export cartel and consumer welfare", Review of International Economics, Vol.27 (1), pp. 91-105.

Basak, D.; Mukherjee, A. (2018), "Labour unionisation structure and product innovation", International Review of Economics and Finance, Vol.55, pp.98-110.

Cao, J.; Mukherjee, A. (2018), "Foreign direct investment, unionised labour markets and welfare", International Review of Economics and Finance, Vol.58, pp. 330-339.

Basak, D.; Mukherjee, A. (2017), "Price vs. quantity competition in a vertically related market revisited", Economics Letters, Vol.153, pp.12-14.

Beladi, H; Mukherjee, A, (2017), "Union bargaining power, subcontracting and innovation", Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, Vol.137, 90-104.

Cao, J.; Mukherjee, A., Sinha, U.B. (2017), "Firm-asymmetry and strategic outsourcing", International Review of Economics and Finance, forthcoming 2017.

Han, T.-D.; Mukherjee, A. (2017), "Labour unionisation structure, innovation and welfare", Journal of Institutional and Theoretical Economics, Vol.137(2), 279-300.

Mukherjee, A, (2017), "Firm-productivity and export under non-constant marginal costs", Economics Bulletin, Vol.37(2), 911-917.

Tsai, Y: Mukherjee, A, (2017), "Domestic Patenting Systems and Foreign Licensing Choices", Journal of Economics, Vol.121 (2), pp. 173-191.

Zanchettin, P.; Mukherjee, A. (2017), "Vertical integration and product differentiation", International Journal of Industrial Organization, Vol.55, 25-58.

Basak, D.; Mukherjee, A. (2016), "Social efficiency of entry in a vertically related industry", Economics Letters, Vol.139, pp.8-10.

Cao, J.; Mukherjee, A. (2016), "Market power of the input supplier, technology transfer and consumer welfare", The Manchester School, forthcoming 2016.

Chen, J.; Mukherjee, A.; Tsai, Y. (2016), "Host market competition, foreign FDI and domestic welfare", International Review of Economics and Finance, Vol.42, 13-22.

Chen, L.; Hwang, H.; Mukherjee, A.; Shih, C. (2016), "Tariffs, technology licensing and adoption", International Review of Economics and Finance, Vol.43, 234-240.

Chowdhury, M.; Mukherjee, A. (2016), "Labour market integration and innovation: the implications on consumers", The Manchester School, Vol.84(6), 771-794.

Liu, C.; Mukherjee, A.; Wang L, F. (2016), "Product market cooperation, entry and consumer welfare", International Review of Economics and Finance, Vol.44, 277-280.

Yang, L.; Tsai, Y.; Mukherjee, A. (2016), "Intellectual property rights and the quality of transferred technology in developing countries", Review of Development Economics, Vol.20(1), 239-249.

Dijkstra, B.; Mukherjee, A.; Mathew, A. (2015), "Privatization in the presence of foreign competition and strategic policies", Journal of Economics, Vol.114, pp. 271-290.

Liu, C.; Mukherjee, A.; Wang L, F. (2015), "Horizontal merger under strategic tax policy", Economics Letters, Vol.136, pp. 184-186.

Marjit, S.; Mukherjee, A. (2015), "Endogenous market structure, trade cost reduction and welfare", Journal of Institutional and Theoretical Economics, Vol.119, pp. 493-511.

Mukherjee, A.; Sinha, U. (2015), "Competition, foreign direct investment and welfare", Economics Letters, Vol.139, pp. 43-45, doi:10.1016/j.econlet.2015.12.013.

Mukherjee, A.; Tsai, Y. (2015), "Does two-part tariff licensing agreement enhance both welfare and profit?", Journal of Economics, Vol.116, pp. 63-76.

Basak, D.; Mukherjee, A. (2014), "Optimal contract under brand name collaboration", Economic Modelling, Vol.37, pp. 238-240.

Dinda, S.; Mukherjee, A. (2014), "A note on the adverse effect of competition on consumers", Journal of Public Economic Theory, Vol.16, pp. 157-163.

Mukherjee, A. (2014), "Patent proctection under endogenous product differentiation", Asia-Pacific Journal of Accounting and Economics, Vol.21 (1), pp. 78-93, (Special Issue, Edited by James E. Rauch).

Mukherjee, A. (2014), "Licensing under convex costs", Journal of Economics, Vol.111, pp.289-299.

Mukherjee, A.; Bagchi, A. (2014), "Technology Licensing in a differentiated oligopoly", International Review of Economics and Finance, Vol.29, pp. 455-465.

Mukherjee, A.; Bandyopadhyay, S. (2014), "R&D cooperation with entry", The Manchester School, Vol.82 (1), pp. 52-70.

Mukherjee, A.; Mathew, A. (2014), "Intellectual property rights, southern innovation and foreign direct investment", International Review of Economics and Finance, Vol.31, pp. 128-137.

Mukherjee, A.; Neogi, C. (2014), "Vertical technology transfer and the welfare implications of patent protection", Research in Economics, Vol.68 (3), pp. 239-247.

Mukherjee, A.; Ray, A. (2014), "Entry, profit and welfare under asymmetric R&D costs", The Manchester School, Vol.82 (3), pp. 284-2985.

Mukherjee, A.; Sinha, U. (2014), "Can cost asymmetry be a rationale for privatisation?", International Review of Economics and Finance, Vol.29, pp. 497-503.

Mukherjee, A.; Tsai, Y. (2014), "Managerial delegation, cost asymmetry and social efficiency of entry", Economic Record, Vol.90, pp. 90-97.

Wang, L.F.; Mukherjee, A. (2014), "Patent protection, innovation and technology licensing", Australian Economic Papers, Vol.53, pp. 245-254.

Chapters in Books

Kabiraj, T.; Mukherjee, A. (2020), "International joint ventures in developing countries: the implications of policy uncertainty and information asymmetry", in Opportunities and challenges in development, Essays for Sarmila Banerjee, 331-354, Springer.



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