Partha Mukhopadhyay has been a Senior Research Fellow at the Centre for Policy Research since 2006. His last assignment was with the Infrastructure Development Finance Company (IDFC), where he was involved in nurturing policy and regulatory frameworks for the flow of private capital into infrastructure projects. Prior to this, he was with Export-Import Bank of India, as the first Director of their Eximius Learning Centre in Bangalore, and before that, with the World Bank, in the Trade Policy Division in Washington.
He is currently a member of the Expert Committee on ICT for Indian Railways, Government of India and of the Working Group on Roads, National Transport Development Policy Committee and of the International Advisory Board of LIRNEasia, Colombo. Recently, he has worked with the Committee on Allocation of Natural Resources and the Committee for Consultations on the Situation in Andhra Pradesh.
He has taught at the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad; XLRI, Jamshedpur and the School of Planning and Architecture, Delhi. His current research interests are in the development paths of India and China, urban development and infrastructure.
He has a Ph.D. in Economics from New York University and an M.A. and M.Phil from the Delhi School of Economics.