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Ph.D. (Economics)

M.S. (Quantitative Economics)
Research Areas


Financial Markets

Applied Econometrics


Recent Consulting / Other Assignments
Ministry of Commerce & Industry, Government of India

NITI Aayog

Current Projects
On rural indebtedness (a research study funded by NABARD)

Academic Positions
Senior Lecturer, University of Hertfordshire (2008-2012)

Maxwell Fry Research Fellow, University of Birmingham (2006-2008)

Assistant Professor, Indian Institute of Management Lucknow (2004-2006)


Other Professional Appointments
Fellow of the Higher Education Academy, UK

Member of Editorial Board, Journal of Accounting in Emerging Economies

Member of Editorial Board, Risk Governance and Control: Financial Markets & Institutions

Member of Scientific Board, Journal of Reviews on Global Economics


Corporate / Public Sector Leadership
Research Officer, Reserve Bank of India (2002-2004)

Significant Publications
“Efficiency of Micro Finance Institutions in India: A Stochastic Distance Function Approach” (co-author: Nitin Kumar), Journal of Emerging Market Finance, 16(2), 151-168, 2017.

"The Relationship between Competition and Risk Taking Behavior of Indian Banks" (co-author: Sanjukta Sarkar), Journal of Financial Economic and Policy, 8(1), 95-119, 2016.

"Forecasting the price of gold: An error correction approach" (co-authors: Abhishek Jangir and Kausik Gangopadhyay), IIMB Management Review, 28(1), 6-12, 2016.

"Measuring monetary policy and its impact on the bond market of an emerging economy" (co-author: Indranil Bhattacharyya), Macroeconomics and Finance in Emerging Market Economies, 9(2), 109-130, 2016.

"Corporate governance determinants of FII in Indian IT firms" (co-authors: Vidya Panicker and Sumit Mitra), Indian Journal of Corporate Governance, 9(1), 1-18, 2016.

“Employment Programs for the Poor and Female Empowerment: The Effect of NREGS on Gender-based Violence in India” (co-authors: Sofia Amaral and Siddhartha Bandyopadhyay), Journal of Interdisciplinary Economics, 27(2) 199-218, 2015.

“An analysis of the factors determining crime in England and Wales: A quantile regression approach” (co-authors: Siddhartha Bandyopadhyay and Samrat Bhattacharya), Economics Bulletin, 35(1) 665-679, 2015.

“Crime across conflict and non-conflict states in India” (co-authors: Sofia Amaral, Siddhartha Bandyopadhyay and Samrat Bhattacharya), Economics of Peace and Security Journal, 9(1) 46-56, 2014.

“Non-linearities in emerging financial markets: Evidence from India” (co-author: Ayan Bhattacharya), IIMK Society & Management Review, 2(2): 165-175, 2013.

“State ownership, credit risk and bank competition: a mixed oligopoly approach” (co-author: Bibhas Saha), Macroeconomics and Finance in Emerging Market Economies, 6(1), pp 1-13, 2013

“Mixed Ownership, Managerial Incentives And Bank Competition” (co-author: Bibhas Saha), Bulletin of Economic Research, 63(4), pp 385-403, 2011

“Academic specialization and returns to education: Evidence from India” (co-author: Bibhas Saha), Journal of Education and Work, 24(5), pp 501-520, 2011

“Asymmetric effects of interest rate changes: the role of the consumption-wealth channel” (co-authors: Andy Mullineux and Garry MacDonald), Applied Economics, 43(16), pp 1991-2001, 2011

“Corporate Finance and Macroeconomic Volatility in the European Union” (co-authors: Andy Mullineux and Victor Murinde), International Economics and Economic Policy, 8 (1), pp 79-92, 2011

“Evolving Corporate Financing Patterns in Europe: Is there Convergence?” (co-authors: Andy Mullineux and Victor Murinde), in Welfens, P (Ed.) EU Financial Market Integration, Stability and Growth, Springer: Heidelberg and New York, pp 159-175, 2011

“Partial Privatization and Bank Performance: Evidence from India” (co-author: Subrata Sarkar), Journal of Financial Economic Policy, 2(4), pp 276-306, 2010

“Convergence of Corporate Financing Patterns in Europe” (co-authors: Andy Mullineux and Victor Murinde), Economic Issues,15(2), pp 49-68, 2010

“Efficiency, scale economies and valuation effects: Evidence from bank mergers in India” (co-author: M Jayadev), International Journal of Financial Services Management, 4(4), pp 311-337, 2010

“Are Bank Stocks Sensitive to Risk Management?” (co-author: M Jayadev), Journal of Risk Finance, 10(1), pp 7-22, 2009

“Stock Market Volatility and Market Risk in Emerging Markets: Evidence from India” (co-authors: Sumon Bhaumik and Suchismita Bose), in Gregoriou, G.N (Ed.) Stock Market Volatility, Chapman Hall-CRC/Taylor and Francis: London, pp 571-586, 2009

“Deregulation, Ownership and Profit Performance of Banks: Evidence from India”, Applied Financial Economics, 18(19), pp 1581-1595, 2008

“The Distributive Role of Managerial Incentives in a Mixed Duopoly” (co-author: Bibhas Saha), Economics Bulletin, 12(28), pp 1-10, 2008

“How Effective are Monetary Policy Signals in India?” (co-author: Indranil Bhattacharya), Journal of Policy Modeling, 30(1), pp 169-183, 2008

“Non-Performing Assets in Indian Banking: Magnitude, Determinants and Impact of Recent Policy Initiative” (co-author: Kausik Chaudhuri), in Radhakrishna, R (Ed.) India Development Report, Oxford University Press: New Delhi, pp 134-144, 2008

“Determinants of Merger Activity: Evidence from India” (co-author: Madhuri Agrawal), International Journal of Financial Services Management, 2(4), pp 277-288, 2007

“Mergers in Indian Banking: An Analysis”, (co-author: M Jayadev), South Asian Journal of Management, 14(4), October-December, pp-20-49, 2007

“Interest Rate Signals, Stock Returns and FII Inflows: Exploring the Inter-linkages” (co-author: D Tripati Rao), Metamorphosis, 6(1), pp 54-68, 2007

“School Dropout and Informal Apprenticeship” (co-author: Padmini Dasgupta and Bibhas Saha), India Macroeconomics Annual, pp 88-125, 2006

“Money-Price Variability and Asset Prices Volatility: Evidence from India” (co-author: Deba Prasad Rath), Journal of Quantitative Economics, New Series 4(2), pp 59-74, 2006

“Are Foreign Banks Always the Best? Comparison of State-Owned, Private and Foreign Banks in India”, Economic Modeling, 23(4), pp 717-735, 2006

“Signaling Instruments of Monetary Policy: The Indian Experience” (co-author: Indranil Bhattacharya), Journal of Quantitative Economics, New Series 3(3) pp 180-196, 2005

“Cost and Profit Efficiency of Indian Banks During 1986-2003: A Stochastic Frontier Analysis”, Economic and Political Weekly, pp 1198-1209, March 19-25, 2005

“Economic Reforms and Indian Industry” (co-author: K G Sahadevan) in Srinivasan, R (Ed.) The New Indian Industry: Structure and key players, New Delhi: Macmillan, pp 1-10, 2005

“Net Interest Margin: Does Ownership Matter?” (co-author: Saurabh Ghosh), Vikalpa – The Journal of Decision Makers, 29(1), January-March, 2004

“Divestment and Bank Competition” (co-author: Bibhas Saha), Journal of Economics (Zeitschrift für Nationalokonomie), 81(3), pp 223-247, 2004

“Impact of Terrorist Attacks in U.S.: Examination of Some Macroeconomic Variables” (co-author: Kausik Chaudhuri), Economic and Political Weekly, November 24, 2001, pp 4346-4350


Working Papers
1.   Non-linearites in emerging financial markets: Evidence from India
Ayan Bhattacharya,Rudra Sensarma    (2013)    Abstract

2.   Determinants Of Crime Across Conflict And Non-Conflict States In India
Rudra Sensarma    (2014)    Abstract
3.   An Analysis of the Factors Determining Crime in England and Wales: A Quantile Regression Approach
Siddhartha Bandyopadhyay, Samrat Bhattacharya & Rudra Sensarma    (2015)    Abstract

4.   Public work programmes and gender-based violence: the case of NREGA in India
Sofia Amaral, Siddhartha Bandyopadhyay, Rudra Sensarma    (2015)    Abstract


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