Staff profile

Dr Sayantan Ghosh Dastidar

Lecturer in Economics

Sayantan Ghosh Dastidar


Economics and Finance


College of Business, Law and Social Sciences


Derby Business School

Research centre

Centre for Business Improvement


Kedleston Road, Derby Campus



I joined the University of Derby as a Lecturer in Economics in January 2016. Before joining here, I was working as a Research Assistant at the University of Huddersfield. Currently, I am the Programme Leader for BA (Hons) Economics and the Subject Leader for Joint Honours Economics.

I am also the Bloomberg Lead in the Business School responsible for promoting the adoption of Bloomberg as a teaching and learning tool across the School by conducting training workshops for other staff members.

Teaching responsibilities

Research interests

International trade, economic growth and public policy.

Membership of professional bodies

Fellow of the Higher Education Academy


Recent conferences

Experience in industry

During my PhD, I worked as an intern in the Central and West Asia Department of the Asian Development Bank (Manila) in 2013.

Recent publications

Research projects

Blog Posts