Somdutta Basu

Fellow, 2014-2015

Center for Economic Analysis

Somdutta Basu, Ph.D., was a fellow in the Center for Economic Analysis at the PCAOB between September 2014 and September 2015. She is currently a consultant at Econ One in San Francisco. Previously, she was a teaching assistant for a variety of economics-based classes at Pennsylvania State University. Basu has presented her research work at seminars at universities, including Carnegie Mellon University and Yale School of Management.

Basu's primary fields of interest are game theory, reputation models, and auditing. Secondary fields of interest include corporate disclosure, team incentives, environmental auditing, and micro-finance. Her academic work is listed here

Basu earned her B.S. with honors in economics from Presidency College, University of Calcutta, India, and her M.S. in quantitative economics from the Indian Statistical Institute. She received her Ph.D. in economics from Penn State in the fall of 2014.