Rajarshi Bhowal

Rajarshi Bhowal

PhD candidate in Economics

Rice University

Welcome to my personal webpage!

I am a Ph.D. student in the Department of Economics at Rice University. My research field is Empirical Industrial Organization with a focus on issues related to healthcare markets. My current research projects are on topics regarding market design, subsidy schemes, and quality of care in government sponsored health insurance markets. I am also interested in antitrust and competition economics.

I will be available for interviews at the ASSA 2022 and EJME 2021 virtual meetings.


  • Empirical Industrial Organization
  • Health economics
  • Applied Microeconomics


  • PhD in Economics, 2022 (Expected)

    Rice University

  • MA in Economics, 2015

    Delhi School of Economics

  • B.Sc. in Economics, 2013

    Calcutta University


Econ 441: Empirical Methods in Industrial Organization

TA: Spring 2021, Fall 2021
Instructor: Maura Coughlin

ECON 497: Advanced Topics in Micro-econometrics

TA: Spring 2018
Instructor: Xun Tang

Econ 300: Game Theory

TA: Spring 2020, Fall 2019, 2020
Instructor: Michele Biavati

Online Statistics Camp for PhD students

TA: Summer 2019