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Dr Sanchita Roy Chowdhury

Principal Fellow

Centre for Intelligent Supply Chains

Faculty of Business and Law

Sanchita is a social scientist and uses qualitative and quantitative tools to research and explore various forms of sustainability and resilience of agricultural food supply chains. She is affiliated to the Centre for Intelligent Supply Chains (CISC).

Email: [email protected]



Sanchita has completed her master’s in financial economics from Madras School Economics and holds a PhD in International trade from Indian Institute of Management, Indore. During her PhD, she was trained in quantitative and qualitative methods. Along with economics, she has worked on various topics in marketing, human resource management and strategic management.

Currently, Sanchita works on agri-food supply chain management and focuses on developing a more sustainable and resilient system.

Spoken Languages
  • English, Bengali, Hindi
Research interests
  • Agri-food supply chain management
  • Food supply chains
  • Economies of production and consumption
  • International trade
  • Labour economics
Areas of research supervision
  • International trade
  • Supply chain management
  • Labour economics
  • BSc. Economics Honours (University of Calcutta)
  • MSc. Financial Economics (Madras School of Economics)
  • PhD in Economics (Indian Institute of Management, Indore)
Research grants, consultancy, knowledge exchange
  • Research Associate and consultant for Project (2018): “Financing of Emergency Health Care Services in India”. Funded by Centre for Management of Health Services, IIM-Ahmedabad and Government of India.
Selected recent publications
  • Mehta, N., Mehta, A., Hassan, Y., Buttner, H., & RoyChowdhury, S. (2021). Choices in CDO appointment and firm performance: Moving towards a Stakeholder-based approach. Journal of Business Research, 134, 233-251.
  • Hassan, Y., & Roy Chowdhury, S. (2019). “Nexus between Sustainability Management and Financial Performance- Study on Manufacturing Firms from Global Emerging Market”. International Journal of Environment, Workplace and Employment.
  • Roy Chowdhury, S., Rastogi, S. Linkage Between Environmental Provisions in Regional Trade Agreements and Environmental Outcomes (under review)
  • Roy Chowdhury, S., Rastogi, S. Linkage Between Labour Provisions in Regional Trade Agreements and Labour Market Outcomes (under review)
Recent presentations and conferences
  • “Impact of environmental provision in regional trade agreements on the environment”, Seventh Conference on Empirical Issues in International Trade and Finance, Indian Institute of Foreign Trade, Kolkata (2021)
  •  “Impact of Medical Tourism on Indian Economy”, International conference on Advances in healthcare management and services, Indian Institute of Management- Ahmedabad (2019)