Staff profile

Dr Sayantan Ghosh Dastidar

Lecturer in Economics


Economics and Finance


College of Business, Law and Social Sciences


Derby Business School


Kedleston Road, Derby Campus



I joined the University of Derby as a Lecturer in Economics in January 2016. I obtained my PhD in Economics from the University of Dundee in 2015 where I also worked as a Teaching Assistant from 2010 to 2014. Prior to joining the University of Derby, I was working as a Research Assistant at the University of Huddersfield.

Teaching responsibilities

Research interests

My main research interests include International Trade, Economic Development and Public Policy.


Membership of professional bodies

Fellow of the Higher Education Academy  


Recent conferences

Experience in industry

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

Recent publications

Research Projects