Indrajit Mitra

Indrajit Mitra

  • Assistant Professor of Finance
  • PhD Massachusetts Institute of Technology 2015
  • PhD Princeton University 2003
  • MSc Indian Institute of Technology 1998
  • BSc Indian Institute of Technology 1996

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(734) 763-8636

Indrajit Mitra is an Assistant Professor in Finance. He joined the Ross School in 2015. His research interests cover theoretical and empirical topics in asset pricing and macro-finance, with an emphasis on labor. His research has analyzed the effects of learning and agency frictions in the investment and hiring policies of firms. He has also contributed to the development of new approaches to solve and analyze heterogeneous agent models in general equilibrium.

Indrajit has worked in the equity factor modeling group at MSCI, Barra and in the quantitative research group at Thomson Financial. He received his B.Sc. and M.Sc. in Physics from the Indian Institute of Technology, a PhD in theoretical Physics from Princeton University, and a PhD in Finance from MIT.


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Ross Thought In Action
Research by Ross Professor Indrajit Mitra examines the reasons for age disparities.

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