Prof. Singh is the director of DSPPG and a Professor at Delhi School of Economics. He did his Ph.D. (Economics) from Jawaharlal Nehru University and Post-Doctorate from Harvard University and has been a Fellow at London School of Economics. He is recipient of several awards and honours including Fulbright, Commonwealth, Erasmus Mundus and DAAD fellowships. He has taught at Brown University, Universities of Hamburg, and Heidelberg among others.
Prof. Singh has published in leading international journals including Journal of Economics, Journal of Law and Economics, American Law and Economics Review, European Journal of Economics. He writes Op-eds regularly for leading national newspapers – especially The Economic Times, The Hindu and Dainik Bhaskar (Hindi). Areas of his expertise are public economics, law and economics, contract theory, taxes, banking and financial regulation. He appeared for the Standing Committees of the Parliamentary and has served on several committees of Government of India, including as a member of the 7th Pay Review Panel. Currently he is a member of the Board of Governors of Indian Institute of Corporate Affairs, and the expert panel of the Empowered Expert Committee on Institute of Eminence.
Prof. Amit Kumar Singh is the Professor at the Department of Commerce, Delhi School of Economics, University of Delhi. He is a humanitarian and serving the students with his expertise for more than 20 years. His areas of specialization are Finance and Investment Management (Initial Public offerings market in particular). He has completed his graduation from Kirori Mal College, University of Delhi in 1999 and post-graduation in 2001 from Department of Commerce, Delhi School of Economics, University of Delhi. He is a gold medalist in post-graduation. He completed his MPhil (secured 1st position) and PhD from Department of Commerce, Delhi School of Economics, University of Delhi. 7 PhDs and 9 MPhils have been successfully completed under his supervision.