Professor of Economics
Director of Studies in Management and Fellow of Corpus Christi College
BA, MA (Calicut University), MPhil, PhD (University of Cambridge)
My research centres on econometric methods, industrial organisation, and the Indian economy. I was previously an economist in the Indian civil service and served as a senior expert in the EC-Delegation to Bosnia and Herzegovina. During the pandemic, I contributed statistical analysis and forecasts to support COVID-19 operations in the UK and India, and support the UK Health Security Agency in a consultant role. I am a member of the Economics and Policy subject group at Cambridge Judge Business School.
News and insights
After spluttering results in the original eurozone, later adopters of the euro in Central and Eastern Europe saw strong price convergence with other EU nations, says new study from Cambridge Judge Business School.
Flexible response 11 January 2021 Forget ‘threat’ or ‘opportunity’: firms should instead adopt a ‘multiplexed’ response to digital disruption, says a new study by PhD candidate Jack Fraser and Professor Shahzad Ansari. Impact investing 1 February 2021 Regulators are likely to require companies to publish audited reports on their environmental and social impacts, Sir Ronald Cohen says in a conversation with Professor Jennifer Howard-Grenville. Professor Mauro F. Guillén announced as next Director of Cambridge Judge Business School 10 March 2021 Professor Mauro F. Guillén, a prominent expert, award-winning scholar and teacher at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, has been appointed the next Director of Cambridge Judge Business School. Enlightenment to better butts 29 March 2021 Many movements don’t become successful businesses, so how did yoga transform from Hindu-inspired anti-materialism to a ‘Gospel of Sweat’ market worth $80 billion? A study co-authored by Professor Kamal Munir and Professor Shahzad Ansari shows the pathway. Reputational spirals 13 April 2021 Public criticism during crises can prompt innovation in environmental, social and governance (ESG) practices, but many firms instead get caught in a downward spiral, says Nareuporn Piyasinchai, a PhD candidate in the Strategy & International Business subject group at Cambridge…
Bloomberg | 9 June 2022
COVID-19 tracker co-developed by Paul Kattuman, Professor of Economics at Cambridge Judge Business School, is mentioned in this article about India’s daily Covid-19 infection rate almost doubling in a week.
No reason to believe any state will escape Omicron wave – Cambridge professor who worked on India Covid-19 tracker
Professor Paul Kattuman, economist and applied econometrician at Cambridge Judge Business School, comments on Omicron wave in India:
“Patterns in the data suggest cases are now increasing super-exponentially and the brunt of the current wave fuelled by Omicron will fall on the older and the immunocompromised”, Kattuman says.
Further press coverage for Covid-19 tracker system for India co-authored by Paul Kattuman, Professor of Economics at Cambridge Judge Business School, in The Times of India.
“Witnessing a steep rise in cases, Punjab, Haryana, and Chandigarh are projected to attain their respective peak within the week, as per the estimates of Cambridge Judge Business School and the National Institute of Economic and Social research,” the article says.
The Week, 16 January 2022
Current wave could bring about end of pandemic: Professor Paul Kattuman
The Economist, 8 January 2022
Is India prepared for Omicron?
Bloomberg, 28 December 2021
India may see surging cases within days, Cambridge tracker says
The Times of India, 23 November 2021
“Punjab needs to speed up vaccination drive”
The Times of India, 16 November 2021
Punjab projected to see 300% rise in Covid cases by month-end
The Times of India, 2 October 2021
Weekly Covid case count in Punjab falls below 200, first time in 71 weeks
Science Daily, 29 September 2021
Study suggests R rate for tracking pandemic should be dropped in favour of ‘nowcasts’
Bloomberg, 1 August 2021
Forecaster who saw India’s Covid peak sees new wave coming
The Times of India, 16 June 2021
Punjab cinemas, gyms can open at 50% capacity
Bloomberg, 12 May 2021
Coronavirus India cases: Active infections drop for second day
South Asia Monitor, 12 May 2021
India’s Covid cases have peaked, reflects Cambridge tracker