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Prof. Amitrajeet A. Batabyal

Department of Economics

Rochester Institute of Technology



Email: aabgsh@rit.edu




1987 B.S., Applied Economics and Business Management, Cornell University, USA

1990 M.S., Agricultural and Applied Economics, University of Minnesota, USA

1994 Ph.D., Agricultural and Resource Economics, University of California, USA


Publications (Selected)

  1. Some Properties of the Technology Gap Between Leading and Lagging Regions, (with P. Nijkamp), Theoretical Economics Letters, 4, 1-6, 2014.
  2. Technology, Learning, and Long Run Economic Growth in Leading and Lagging Regions, (with P. Nijkamp), Economic and Political Weekly, 49, 92-96, 2014,
  3. Goods Production, Learning by Doing, and Growth in a Region With Creative and Physical Capital, (with U. Usman), International Review of Economics and Finance, 33, 92-99, 2014.
  4. The Equilibrium Allocation of Creative Capital to R&D in a Dynamic Creative Region, (with H. Beladi), Theoretical Economics Letters, 4, 425-430, 2014.
  5. A Model of Trade Between Creative Regions in the Presence of Sector Specific Learning by Doing, (with H. Beladi), Journal of Evolutionary Economics, 24, 573-585, 2014.
  6. Innovation Driven Economic Growth in Multiple Regions and Taxation: A Dynamic Analysis, (with H. Beladi), International Regional Science Review, 37, 459-472, 2014.
  7. Innovation, Decentralization, and Planning in a Multi-Region Model of Schumpeterian Economic Growth, (with P. Nijkamp), Networks and Spatial Economics, 14, 605-628, 2014.
  8. Entrepreneurship, Innovation, and Multi-Regional Economic Growth and Welfare: A Theoretical Research Agenda, (with H. Beladi), Studies in Regional Science, 44, 181-194, 2014.
  9. On Economic Growth and Investment Income Taxation in a Creative Region, (with P.J. Donovan), International Review of Economics and Finance, 38, 67-72, 2015.
  10. Knowledge Goods, Ordinary Goods, and the Effects of Trade between Leading and Lagging Regions, (with H. Beladi), Research Policy, 44, 1537-1542, 2015.
  11. Aspects of the Accumulation of Creative Capital in a Regional Economy, (with H. Beladi), Technological Forecasting and Social Change, 98, 88-92, 2015.
  12. Winter Transport via Trucks with Chains and the Fraction of Time Spent in Accidents, Theoretical Economics Letters, 5, 805-809, 2015.
  13. The Importance of Creative Capital for Economic Growth in the Presence of Learning by Doing, (with H. Beladi), Regional Science Policy and Practice, 7, 187-197, 2015.
  14. Aspects of Creative Capital in a Regional Economy with Time Variant Schooling, (with H. Beladi), Studies in Regional Science, 45, 413-418, 2015.
  15. The Effects of Probabilistic Innovations on Schumpeterian Economic Growth in a Creative Region, (with H. Beladi), Economic Modelling, 53, 224-230, 2016.
  16. Creative Capital Accumulation and the Advancement of India’s Creative Economy, (with H. Beladi), Environment and Planning C, 34, 356-363, 2016. 
  17. Digital Technologies, Knowledge Spillovers, Innovation Policies, and Economic Growth in a Creative Region, (with P. Nijkamp), Economics of Innovation and New Technology, 25, 470-484, 2016.
  18. A Stochastic Model of Migrant Rescue in the Mediterranean Sea, (with H. Beladi), Regional Science Inquiry, 8, 79-83, 2016.
  19. Creative Capital in Production, Inefficiency, and Inequality: A Theoretical Analysis, (with P. Nijkamp), International Review of Economics and Finance, 45, 553-558, 2016.
  20. Trade Between Creative Regions when the Input Elasticity of Substitution is Less Than Unity, (with H. Beladi), Regional Science Inquiry, 8, 11-18, 2016.
  21. Cleaning the Ganges in Varanasi to Attract Tourists, (with H. Beladi), Atlantic Economic Journal, 45, 511-513, 2017.
  22. On the Provision of Guided Tours in Multiple Foreign Languages to Tourists, (with S.J. Yoo), Economics Bulletin, 38, 182-185, 2018.
  23. A Stochastic Dynamic Programming Approach to Decision Making in Arranged Marriages, (with H. Beladi), Applied Mathematics Letters, 24, 2197-2200, 2011.
  24. Setting the Dowry Optimally to Extract the Full Surplus: A Contract Theory Perspective, (with H. Beladi), Economics Bulletin, 33, 2034-2041, 2013.
  25. Making an Arranged Marriage Work: A Game-Theoretic Analysis, Theoretical Economics Letters, 6, 416-419, 2016.
  26. Effort Application in an Arranged Marriage: A Game-Theoretic Analysis, (with S.J. Yoo), Theoretical Economics Letters, 7, 23-29, 2017.
  27. Cheating on Your Spouse: A Game-Theoretic Analysis, (with H. Beladi), Theoretical Economics Letters, 7, 79-85, 2017.
  28. A Game-Theoretic Approach to Catching a Cheating Spouse, Theoretical Economics Letters, 7, 464-470, 2017.
  29. Marital Infidelity: A Game-Theoretic Analysis, Journal of Quantitative Economics, 16, 227-233, 2018.
  30. Ship Inspections in Invasive Species Management: Alternate Regimes and their Properties, (with H. Beladi), Theoretical Economics Letters, 3, 1-5, 2013.



  1. The Economics of International Environmental Agreements, edited. Ashgate Publishing Limited, 2000.
  2. The Economics of International Trade and the Environment, edited, (with H. Beladi). Lewis Publishers, 2001.
  3. Stochastic Modeling in Range Management: Selected Essays. Nova Science Publishers, 2004.
  4. Stochastic Models of Decision Making in Arranged Marriages. University Press of America, 2006.
  5. Dynamic and Stochastic Approaches to the Environment and Economic Development. World Scientific Publishing, 2008.
  6. Research Tools in Natural Resource and Environmental Economics, edited, (with P. Nijkamp). World Scientific Publishing, 2011.
  7. Essays in the Economics of Invasive Species Management. North American Business Press, 2013.
  8. Dynamic and Stochastic Resource Economics: Essays on Biodiversity, Invasive Species, Joint Systems, and Regulation. World Scientific Publishing, 2014.
  9. The Region and Trade: New Analytical Directions, edited (with P. Nijkamp). World Scientific Publishing, 2015.
  10. Regional Growth and Sustainable Development in Asia, edited (with P. Nijkamp). Springer, 2017.
  11. Disease, Human Health, and Regional Growth and Development in Asia, edited (with Y. Higano and P. Nijkamp). Springer, 2019.


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