Anirban Mukherjee is assistant professor at the department of Economics, University of Calcutta. Anirban did his B.Sc in economics from Presidency College, Calcutta, M.Sc in economics from University of Calcutta and Ph.D from the department of Economics, University of British Columbia (currently known as Vancouver School of Economics). Before joining University of Calcutta, he taught at the department of Humanities and Social Sciences, Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur. His interest areas for research are institutional economics, political economics, development economics and economic history. His current research projects involve issues related to identity politics, gender disparity in work place and effect of court quality on entrepreneurship.