Director of Studies for Part 2A
College Lecturer at Trinity Hall and Fellow of Sidney Sussex College
Professor Chatterji started his academic career at Cambridge. He has held academic appointments at several British, US, Indian, and Australian Universities. He has acted as an External Examiner in leading Universities around the world. He has also held many public appointments on quangos which advise governments in the UK on public policy pertaining to labour markets.
Prof Chatterji's research interests are focussed mainly on unemployment, growth economics, trade unions and inflation. His teaching interests are much broader, encompassing micro economics, quantitative methods and development economics as well as macro and labour economics. In 2001 he won the prestigious Economics Network Prize for the best undergraduate course in UK Economics for his first year course "Global Economic Perspectives". He regularly gives talks on teaching techniques to newly appointed Lecturers.
As Director of Studies Prof Chatterji is responsible for choosing the best supervisors to work with you depending on the papers that you choose.
Director of Studies for Parts 1 and 2B
Dr Ristuccia is a University Senior Research Associate in Applied Economics.
He works on production technology and economic growth during the 20th century, with particular reference to the inter-war period and the Second World War. His focus is comparative and covers industrial development in the US, Japan, the UK, Germany, France and Italy. His teaching focuses on Germany and on international financial instability in the inter-war period, and on the economics of dictatorships.