Staff Profile

Associate Professor in Economics

Amal Sanyal

BA (Calc) MA (Delhi) PhD (JNU)

Amal Sanyal

Contact Details

Faculty of Commerce

Location C115
Phone +64 3 4230224
Extension 30224

Currently Teaching

Semester 1:
QMET 101 Elements of Mathematics
ECON 602 International Trade
Semester 2:
ECON 202 Intermediate Macroeconomics

Academic and Professional Background

Former holder of State Bank of India national chair on public policy. Former Economic Advisor to the Ministry of Economic Planning in Mauritius. Consultant in demand modeling and pricing strategy for core sectors like power, coal, petroleum and steel.

Current Research and Publications / Selected Publications

Macroeconomics and developing economies Public policy, political economy, development economics and economics of corruption.

Recent Publications:

  • Selfish Managers: Can we eliminate perverse incentives?  Buckingham and Nilakant (ed) Managing Responsibility: Alternative approaches to corporate management and governance. Gower Publishing Company, england, 2012
  • Economics and its stories, Social Science Press, New Delhi, 2012
  • When second opinions hurt; a model of expert advice under career concern, Journal of Economic Behaviour and Organisation. (2012) Co-author Franklin Liu
  • The curious case of the Bombay plan, contemporary issues and ideas in Social Sciences, June 2010


Currently supervising onePhD student in the area of urban property valuation.

Page last updated on: 06/03/2012