Dr. Sarvesh Bandhu joins IIM Bangalore as Assistant Professor in the Economics & Social Sciences area
IIM Bangalore has a new faculty member joining the institute this month. Dr. Sarvesh Bandhu joined IIM Bangalore (electronically) as Assistant Professor in the Economics & Social Sciences area on April 26, 2021. He is also IIMB Young Faculty Research Chair.
Dr. Bandhu received his doctoral degree from the Indian Statistical Institute, Delhi. He did his Master’s in Economics at the Delhi School of Economics and completed his Bachelor’s degree from Shri Ram College of Commerce at the University of Delhi.
His primary research interest lies in theoretical and applied microeconomics, particularly in game theory, behavioral economics, political economy and mechanism design. In his thesis, he analyzed voting mechanisms using different behavioral approaches instead of the standard rationality assumptions in social choice theory.
Before joining IIM Bangalore, he taught at various premier institutes like Ashoka University, Delhi School of Economics, Indian Statistical Institute and Shri Ram College of Commerce.
Dr. Bandhu is the recipient of the UGC-UKIERI Scholarship 2018 and Research Fellowship at ISI, among other awards and scholarships.