PhD in Economics , University of Pisa, Pisa (Italy) 2010-2015
M.Phil Economics, University of Hyderabad (India) 2006-2008
MA Economics,University of Hyderabad (India) 2003-2006
BA Economics, Madras Christian College (India) 2000-2003
Assistant Professor, IIM Kozhikode, 2016-
Research Fellow, Department of Economics and Management, University of Pisa (2015-16)
Post-Doc Researcher, Department of Economics and Management, University of Pisa (2013-14
Consultant, MEfop, Rome
Teaching Assistant ( Msc Economics, University of Pisa) 2011-2012
Jan 04-07, 2016 TIES International Conference, IIM Kozhikode, Kerala.
Dec 03-05, 2015 XXIV International Rome Conference on Money, Banking and Finance.
Sep 18-19, 2015: IX GRASS Workshop; IMT Lucca, Italy
June 22-23rd 2015: Institutional and Individual Investors: Saving for Old Age, University of Bath, UK.
May 28 th 2015: 13 th International Workshop on Pensions and Savings, Jointly organised by Dauphine University and Harvard University, Paris
June 16th 2013: Netspar Workshop, Frankfurt
September 24th 2012: ERSJ, Workshop, Prague
Thomas, A. Spataro, L., and Mathew, N. (2014): Thomas, A., Spataro, L. and N. Mathew (2014) Pension Funds and Stock Market Volatility: An empirical analysis of OECD countries, Journal of Financial Stability, 11, pp. 92-103
Thomas, A. And Spataro, L. (2016): The Effects of Pension Funds On Markets Performance: A Review. Journal of Economic Surveys (Feb). Vol 30 (1),1-33
Thomas A, Spataro L (2015). Financial Literacy, Human Capital and Stock Market Participation in Europe: An Empirical Exercise under Endogenous Framework. Discussion Paper n.194, Collana di E-papers del Dipartimento di Economia e Management, Pisa.
Thomas A, Spataro L (2016).Who owns stocks in England: A panel analysis. Forthcoming in Discussion Paper, Collana di E-papers del Dipartimento di Economia e Management, Pisa.
Thomas A, 2012. Market Segmentation in Grey Cloth Manufacturing: A Primary study of Weaving Industry in Coimbatore, Lap Lambert Academic Publishing (2012/10) ISBN-13: 978-3-659-18826-8
PhD scholarship from ARDSU, Pisa 2010-2012 ( Fee waiver)
Mobility Scholarship for International doctoral student awarded by University of Pisa in collaboration with University of Hyderabad
M.Phil Merit Scholarship from University of Hyderabad 2006-2007
Jean Monnet Project on Development and Harmonisation of Social Responsible Investments in EU
Savings and Portfolio decisions
Financial literacy, Cognition
Economics of Pension Funds
Social Responsible Investment