Sumon Kumar Bhaumik, M.A., Ph.D., is a Senior Lecturer at Brunel University in the United Kingdom. He is also a Research Fellow at the William Davidson Institute at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan in the United States and IZA—Institute for the Study of Labour in Bonn, Germany. Before joining Brunel University, he worked at a number of organisations including ICRA Limited (the Associate of Moody's Investors Service in India), London Business School, and Queen's University Belfast.
Bhaumik has published a number of research papers in peer-reviewed international academic journals, and edited volumes. He is an Associate Editor of Emerging Markets Finance and Trade. He has also acted as a consultant to the World Bank, and has worked on projects funded by UNDP and the Department for International Development of the British government.
Bhaumik received his masters and doctoral degrees in Economics from the University of Southern California in the United States. He received his undergraduate education at Presidency College in Kolkata, India.