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Department of economics Post Graduate Centre of Department of Economics of the college which was established in the year 1960 is committed to impart quality based education to the students of the region. Being one of the oldest departments of this college, it has traversed a long way in course of all these years offering both undergraduate (Semester System) and post graduate courses (CBCS) and Ph. D. in Economics. The department also provides latest information and knowledge to its students to make them better citizens and to meet both national and global problems, not only in the field of Economics but in all walks of life. Our objective is to generate talents of high profile through various academic programmes to serve the corporate world and government. The best practices of the department are academic counseling, mentoring and career counseling .The strength of the department is qualified, motivated and competent faculty with a blend of high experience and young energetic dynamism. Our mission is to provide education not only to acquire knowledge but also to inculcate a sound philosophy for a holistic living. The Department of Economics has produced many of the country’s leading academicians, educators, administrators, policy makers, corporate leaders and journalists. Producing high quality, cutting-edge research is among its top priorities. Some of the distinguished personalities who gave their deliberations are from University of Rochester, USA, Alexander Lee, Principal Economist, Federal Reserve System, USA, Dr. Nitish Ranjan Sinha, from Maiden School of Business, Newyork, Dr. Chandan Jha, Former Chairman of UGC& ICSSR, New Delhi, Dr. Sukhdeo Thorat, Director and Vice-Chancellor, IGIDR, Mumbai, Prof S. Mahendra Deo, Former Director & Professor, Delhi School of Economics, New Delhi, Prof Pulin Nayak, Professor (Retd), Delhi School of Economics, New Delhi and many others.

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Dr. Baikunth Roy

Designation:Assistant Professor

Department:Economics


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CURRICULUM VITAE


Dr. Baikunth Roy

Assistant Professor                                  

Department of Economics                         

Email: baikunthroy@gmail.com 

Contact No: +91 8826465645


Education

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Ph.D.   Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi.    

M.Phil.  Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi.   

M.A. (Economics) Hyderabad Central University, Hyderabad   


Areas of Academic Interests

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Labour Economics, Agricultural Economics, Development Economics, International Economics, Macro-econometric Modelling. 


Scholarships Availed

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  1. University Grants Commission /University Fellowship during M.Phil. Programme 
  2. University Grants Commission, Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) 


Peer Reviewed Publications

1. “Capital Formation and Growth in Indian Agriculture”, The Indian Economic Journal, A Journal of the Indian Economic Association, Special Issue, December 2018.

2. “Temporal and Spatial Variations in Institutional Credit and its impact on Agricultural Production in India”, Journal of Economic Policy and Research, A Bi-Annual Journal of Institute of Public Enterprise, Hyderabad, Vol. 14, No. 2, April- September 2019. 

3. “Growth and Instability of Agricultural Exports of India: An Empirical Analysis”, Journal of International Economics, Volume 10, No 2, July-December 2019. 

4. “Agricultural Trade Policy and Export Performance: An Appraisal During Five-Year Plans of India”, The Indian Economic Journal, A Journal of the Indian Economic Association, Special Issue, December 2019.

5. “Disability Employment in India: A Regional Analysis”, International Journal of Disability and Human Development, Nova Science Publishers, New York, Vol. 19, No.1, January-June 2020.

6. “Determinants of Agricultural Exports of India: A Commodity Level Analysis”, Global Management Review, Published by Chandigarh University, Volume 7, Issue 1, July-December, 2019. 

7. “Disability Divides and Employment Condition: A Comparative Analysis of India and Bihar”, Manpower Journal, National Institute of Labour Economics Research and Development (NILERD), An Autonomous Institute under NITI Aayog, Govt. of India, January-March, 2020. 

8. “Assessment and Mapping of Homelessness - A Comparative Study Between India and Bihar”, The Shelter, Housing and Urban Development Corporation (HUDCO), Volume 21, No 2, October 2020. 

9. “Understanding the Disability Divides in India: A Spatio-temporal Analysis with District-level Datasets”, Practices in Regional Science and Sustainable Regional Development: Experience from South Asia, Springer Nature, 2021.  


Chapters in Edited Books

1. “Factors Affecting Workforce Participation Rate in Bihar: An Empirical Analysis Across districts”, Published in an edited book namely “Bihar in 21st Century”, sponsored by NABARD, 2018, Published by AMS Publications in collaboration with St. Xavier’s College of Management and Technology, Patna.

2. “Satyagrah se Swachhagrah: An Approach towards a Sustainable Future”, Mahatma Gandhi: From Holy Deeds to Unholy Death, Anu Books, New Delhi, 2020

3. “Distanced, Discriminated, and Distressed: Specially-Abled Reeling under Covid-19 Impact”, Impact of Covid-19 on Indian Economy, Shandilya Publications, New Delhi, 2020.

4. “A Comparative Study of the Homeless Population: India Vs Bihar”, Reconstructing the Indian Economy: Challenges during Covid-19 and Beyond, Writers Choice, New Delhi, 2021.


Conference/Seminar Presentations

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  1. “Factors Affecting Workforce Participation Rate in Bihar: An Empirical Analysis Across districts”, National Seminar on Bihar in 21st Century: Challenges and Opportunities, Organised by St. Xavier’s College of Management and Technology, Patna, January 20-21, 2018. 
  2. “Capital Formation and Growth in Indian Agriculture”, Centenary Second Conference of The Indian Economic Association (IEA), Organised by Vellore Institute of Technology (VIT), Tamil Nadu, 27-29 December, 2018
  3. “Temporal and Spatial Variations in Institutional Credit and its Impact on Agricultural Production in India”, International Conference on Business Research and Policy (ICBRP March 16, 2018), Organised by Chandragupta Institute of Management Patna (CIMP).
  4. “Agricultural Trade Policy and Export Performance: An Appraisal During Five-Year Plans of India”, 102nd Annual Conference of The Indian Economic Association (IEA), Conducted at Pt Ravishankar Shukla University, Raipur, 27-29 December, 2019. 
  5. “Determinants of Agricultural Exports of India: A Commodity Level Analysis”, 56th Annual Conference of The Indian Econometric Society” (TIES), Conducted at Madurai Kamaraj University, Madurai, 8010 January 2020.
  6. “Prevalence of Disability and its Socioeconomic and Demographic Correlates in Bihar: A District-Level Analysis”, National Seminar on Human Development: Contemporary Issues and Challenges, Organised by St. Xavier’s College of Management and Technology, Patna, February 08, 2020. 
  7. “Vulnerable Victims of the COVID-19 Pandemic: Implications for the Elderly and People with Disability in India”, National Conference (online) on Human Development in Bihar: Contemporary Issues and Challenges, Organised by Bihar Sociological Society (BSS), 20-21 June, 2020. 
  8. “Reverse Migration: Can Bihar Cope?”, Webinar on “ Rebooting Indian Economy: A Socio-economic and Scientific Response to Foster Recovery Post Covid-19”, Organised by the Department of Economics and IQAC, Jagat Narain Lal College Khagaul, Patliputra University, Patna on June 28th-29th June, 2020. 
  9. “Clean India Mission and Environmental Sustainability”, Two-days International Webinar on “Environmental Issues for India And the World During Covid-19 Times: Threats and Opportunities”, Organised by University department of History, Patliputra University, 2020.
  10. “Temporal and Spatial Discourse of Disability Divides in India: A District-Level Analysis”, Conducted by the Urban and Regional Economics Working Group, The Institute of New Economic Thinking, New York, Young Scholar Initiative (YSI), Virtual Plenary 2020 (online).


Articles in News Papers/ Online Opinion Portals

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  1. “Covid-19: Implications for the Disabled”, The Hindu-Business Line, April 03, 2020.
  2. “Can non-pharmaceutical interventions help India come out of Covid-19 crisis?”, The Counterview, April 18, 2020.
  3. Will Bihar's Economy Rise to the Reverse Migration Challenge?, The Wire,      June 23, 2002.
  4. Homelessness Amid COVID-19: Miseries Untold and Promises Shattered, The Wire, September 25, 2020.


Workshops and Training Programmes

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  1. Attended 126th Orientation Course organized by Pondicherry University Human Resource Development Centre (UGC-HRDC), November, 2018.
  2. Attended a Research Methodology Course organized by Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Patna from 22nd to 26th, July 2019. 
  3. Participated in a Summer School Organized by International Growth Centre (IGC) at Patna from 1st to 7th, August, 2019.
  4. Participated in Summer School on Disability Studies Organized by Gujarat National Law University from 08-16 August, 2020. 
  5. Attended an Online Workshop “Shodh Shuddhi- Web Based Plagiarism Detection Software URKUND”, Organised by Jawaharlal Nehru University in association with INFLIBNET Centre, Gandhinagar and e-Galactic on 30 June, 2020. 
  6. Participated in the Online National Workshop on ‘Gender Budgeting’, Sponsored by the Ministry of women and child development and organised by UGC’s Centre for Advanced Studies in Social work and department of Social Work, University of Lucknow, March 1-3, 2021.  
  7. Participated in the One day Research Methods Workshop (online), Organised by Research Committee of Bharati College, University of Delhi on 25 September 2020.  
  8. Participated in Ten Day Faculty Development Programme (08th to 17th June, 2020) on “R Programming” Organised by IQAC, AN College Patna in association with IIT Bombay through Spoken Tutorial, Remote Learning (An Initiative of National Mission on Education through ICT, MHRD, GoI). 
  9. Participated in One Week Faculty Development Programme (11th to 17th May, 2020) on “LaTeX & Xfig” Organised by IQAC, AN College Patna in association with IIT Bombay through Spoken Tutorial, Remote Learning (An Initiative of National Mission on Education through ICT, MHRD, GoI).
  10. Participated in Seven Day Online Faculty Development Programme on LibreOffice Impress Organised by IQAC, College of Commerce, Arts and Science, Patna in Association with Remote Learning through Spoken Tutorial, IIT Bombay from June 15-21, 2020.
  11. Participated in Online Faculty Development Programme on Moodle LMS: Exploring New Horizons of Teaching-Learning organised by Department of MCA & Computer Science, Patna Women's College in association with Remote Learning through Spoken Tutorial, IIT, Mumbai from May 15 - 21, 2020.
  12. Participated in the Training Programme “Qualitative Methods in Labour Research”, Organised by the V. V. Giri National Labour Institute during November 23-27, 2020. 


Summer Internship

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Summer Intern at “Centre for Economic and Social Studies” (CESS, Hyderabad), 2010. 


Computing Skills

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Statistical Packages/ Software Familiarity: LaTex & Xfig, Windows, Proficient in Advanced Excel, STATA, R, SPSS, EVIEWS, Moodle LMS, Libre Office. 


Academic Affiliations and Membership

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The Indian Economic Association (IEA), India 

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Associate Fellow (Visiting), Impact and Policy Research Institute (IMPRI), New Delhi