Associate Lecturer, School of Economics


Vibhor’s field of specialisation is development economics. His research interests are based on broad range of issues of global south: energy, inequality, poverty, microfinance, gender, and demography. His research is focused on applied econometrics and he has employed several large datasets (unit level and aggregated) in his research. Vibhor is currently working on energy issues in India. He is also working on the impact of financial deleveraging on the households in the regions where formal credit markets do not exist.

Selected publications

Gender inequality and economic development in BRICS countriesSaxena, V. & Bhattacharya, P. C., Dec 2020, Oxford Handbook on BRICS and Emerging Markets. Anand, PB., Comim, F., Fennell, S. & Weiss, J. (eds.). Oxford University Press: OXFORD UNIV PRESS

Social groups and credit shocks: evidence of inequalities in consumption smoothingSaxena, V., Bindal, I. & LeMay-Boucher, P., Dec 2020, In: Economic Analysis and Policy. 68, p. 311-326.

Inequalities in LPG and electricity consumption in India: The role of caste, tribe, and religionSaxena, V. & Bhattacharya, PC., Feb 2018, In: Energy for Sustainable Development. 42, C, p. 44-53.