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University of Exeter Business School

Dr Pradeep Kumar

Dr Pradeep Kumar

Senior Lecturer in Economics


 +44 (0) 1392 724486

 Streatham Court 0.35


Streatham Court, University of Exeter, Rennes Drive, Exeter, EX4 4PU, UK


Dr. Pradeep Kumar joined the University of Exeter Business School in 2014 as a Lecturer in the Economics Department.

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Nationality: Indian


  • PhD in Economics from The Pennsylvania State University (2013)
  • BTech & MTech (5-year Integrated) in Mathematics and Computing,  Indian Institute of Technology Delhi (2004)

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Research interests

  • Empirical Industrial Organisation
  • Applied Econometrics
  • Machine Learning

Research projects

Dr. Pradeep Kumar is interested in the area of applied micro-econometrics. His main area of focus so far has been empirical industrial organisation, applied microeconomics and applications of machine learning. His work involves use of structural econometric tools and computational methods.

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Journal articles

Kumar P (In Press). Market Power and Cost Efficiencies in Banking. International Journal of Industrial Organization  Author URL.
Kumar P, Zhang H (2018). Productivity or Unexpected Demand Shocks: What Determines Firms' Investment and Exit Decisions?. International Economic Review  Author URL.

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Pradeep is interested in teaching applied econometrics, empirical industrial organisation and machine learning.



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