Chirantan Chatterjee

Chirantan Chatterjee is Assistant Professor in the economics and public policy area at the Indian School of Business where he is also Research Fellow at the Bharti Institute of Public Policy and Max Institute of Healthcare Management.

Word of Mouth Matters for Healthcare

Hospitals across India set up many free health check-ups every year. Health activists often run campaigns on ways to screen diseases such as breast cancer and cervical cancer. Despite such efforts, awareness about many diseases remains low. Uptake of necessary treatment is also therefore poor. On the other hand, mortality rates in India for life threatening diseases are high. World …

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(Dis)Connecting People? 2016 Indian Demonetisation and Mobile Phone Markets

On November 8, 2016, the Indian government announced that currency notes of ₹500 and ₹1,000 would no longer be valid as legal tender from the following day. The government and the Reserve Bank of India additionally imposed restrictions on cash withdrawals from ATMs and bank accounts and on the exchange and deposit of invalid notes for a period of time. …

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