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Dr Debasmita Basak

BSc (University of Calcutta), MSc (University of Calcutta), PhD (University of Nottingham), Fellow of The Higher Education Academy (Higher Education Academy)
Assistant Professor in Industrial Economics

Division: Industrial Economics
Tel: +44 (0) 115 7484090
Location: C37 (North Building, Jubilee Campus)

Debasmita is an Assistant Professor in Industrial Economics. Before joining NUBS she worked as a lecturer at Swansea University.

Debasmita is a theorist, whose main research interests lie in Industrial Economics and Environmental Economics. Her research interests lie primarily in the area of labour market adjustments. In particular, her works focus on innovation, imitation, labour union, merger, patenting etc. Debasmita welcomes PhD applications on topics related to her research interests.

Personal webpage:

Administrative Roles
Undergraduate Examinations Officer
I am module convenor of the following modules:


Business Economics (N11608)
Microeconomics for Business (N11610)

Details of all modules can be found on MyNottingham

Current Research Activities
Industrial Organisation, Environmental Economics.

Publications from 2005 to the present day

Journal Articles

Basak, D.; Wang, L.F.S. (2019), "Cournot vs. Bertrand in mixed markets with R&D", The North American Journal of Economics and Finance, Vol.48, 265-271.

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

Basak, D. (2017), "Cournot vs. Bertrand under centralised bargaining", Economics Letters, Vol.154, pp.124-127.

Basak, D.; Mukherjee, A. 2017, "Price vs. quantity competition in a vertically related market revisited", pp.12-14.

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

Basak, D.; Wang, L.F.S, (2016), "Endogenous choice of price or quantity contract and the implications of two-part-tariff in a vertical structure", Economics Letters, Vol.138, pp.53-56.

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

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



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