Sujoy Chakravarty received his Ph.D. in Economics from Purdue University in 2002. He has since then worked in various institutions such as the University of Texas at Dallas, Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad, Indian Institute of Technology Delhi, Jawaharlal Nehru University and IMT Ghaziabad. His research and teaching interests include applied microeconomics and experimental and behavioural economics. His research has been published in various journals such as Review of Industrial Organization, Theory and Decision, Southern Economic Journal, Environment and Development Economics and the Economic and Political Weekly.
How labels influence the decision to buy genetically modified food
28 Oct 2013
A regulation mandating labelling for all packaged products has been in effect in India since the beginning of this year. This column examines the role of information provided by labels in the decision of consumers to buy genetically modified food. It is found that Indians have a lower threat perception of genetically modified ingredients as compared to Europeans.
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