Ram Singh is Associate Professor at the Delhi School of Economics, University of Delhi. He holds Ph.D. (JNU, New Delhi) and Post-Doctorate (Harvard) degrees in Economics. His areas of research interests are Contract Theory, Public Economics, Public Private Partnerships, and Law and Economics. He is arecipient of Fulbright, Commonwealth and Erasmus Mundus Fellowships in Economics Ronald Coase Fellowships in Economics. His recent publications include “The Inefficiency of Compulsory Land Acquisition” in the Economic and Political Weekly, 2012; “The Efficiency of Comparative Causation” (with Francesco Parisi) in the Review of Law and Economics 2011; “Delays and Cost Overruns in Infrastructure Projects: Extents, Causes and Remedies” in the Economic and Political Weekly, 2010; “Comparative Vigilance” (with Allan Feldman), in the American Law and Economics Review, 2009.
He has taught at the Delhi School of Economics, Brown University, University of Hamburg, Jawaharlal Nehru University, and has been Commonwealth Fellow at the London School of Economics. He is Co-editor of the Indian Economic Review.
Ram Singh will be a visitor for the duration of the Spring 2016 semester on a joint appointment with the Brown-India Initiative and the Economics Department.