M.Sc. M.Phil., Ph.D. in Economics

Associate professor & Head, Department of Economics
mausumi2606 @yahoo. co. in
mausumi2016wcc@gmail.com

Teaching & Research Interest:

  • International Economics
  • Public Finance
  • Micro Economics
  • Industrial Organisation
  • Textile Industry
  • Labour Market
  • International Policies

Publication:

Tax System in Ancient India – An Analytical Review from the Modern Perspective (2009), (Jointly with D.Chakraborty) Journal of Asiatic Society, Vol.LI, No.3. (ISSN 0368-3308)

The Multi Fibre Arrangement and South Asia (2011), (Jointly with S.Kar) in

Mansoob Murshed et al. (Eds.) South-South Globalization: Challenges and Opportunities for Development, London, NY; Routledge. (ISBN 978-0-415-59217-8)

National and Global Aspects of India’s Textiles and Apparel Industry and Trade: An Overview (2012), South Asian Journal of Macroeconomics and Public Finance, Vol.1, Issue 1. (ISSN 2277-9787)

Changes in the Structural Features of the Indian Cotton- Apparel Industry: A Review (2013), ARTHABISHLESHON (A Biannual Bengali Peer-Reviewed Journal in Economics), Vol.1, Issue 1. (ISSN 2321-1903)

Indian Textile and Clothing Industry in the Post-MFA World: A Stronger Tiger with Fewer Nails (2014), The Management Accountant, Volume 49, No.4, April. (ISSN 0972-3528)

Modhyoprachhye Sontraasbader Punoruthhan – Ekti Arthonoitik Poryalochona (2014), article published in ARTHABISHLESHON (A Biannual Bengali Peer-Reviewed Journal in Economics), Vol.2, Issue 2. (ISSN 2321-1903)

Liberalised Trade Policy and Inequality: Evidence from Post-MFA India and Some Theoretical Issues (2015), Working Paper no. 007, UNU-WIDER Working Paper Series. January.

Indian Textile and Clothing Industry : An Economic Analysis (2015), Springer, India, UK (ISBN: 978-81-322-2369-6); E-Book ((ISBN 978-81-322-2370-6)

Multi-market Firms and Export Quota: Effects of Withdrawal of the Multi-Fiber Arrangement (2015), (Jointly with S.Kar) in V. Mukherjee et. al. (ed.): “Understanding Development: An Indian Perspective on Legal and Economic Policy”, Springer, New Delhi. (ISBN – 978-81-322-2454-9)

Multi-Fibre Arrangement and Wage Inequality: Firm and State-level Evidence from India and a Theoretical Model (2016), The World Economy, Wiley, http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/twec.12437/abstract

Economic Integration and Trade Protection: Policy Issues for South-Asian Countries (2017), Forthcoming in Contemporary Economic Policy, Wiley Blackwell , USA.

Presentations:

Presented a paper on ‘International Competitiveness of Textile and Apparel Exports of India in the Changing Global Context’ in an International Conference on ‘Empirical Issues in International Trade and Finance’ organized jointly by Indian Institute of Foreign Trade (IIFT) and The Centre for WTO Studies on December 23-24, 2008 at Kolkata.

Presented a paper on ‘Trade Policy and the Labour Market: Evidence from Post-MFA India’ in the UGC-sponsored Seminar on ‘Contemporary Issues on Development Economics’ organized by Department of Economics, Rabindra Bharati University, Kolkata during March 11-12, 2014.

Presented a paper on ‘Tax System in Ancient India: A Modern Perspective’ in the Research-Retreat Seminar on Public Policies organized by the Centre for Research in Public Finance and Policies (CTRPFP) held on March 1-2, 2014 at Itachuna, Burdwan.

Paper accepted for presentation in Nordic Conference on Development Economics’ organized by United Nations University (UNU) and World Institute of Development Economics Research (WIDER) held on  June, 2014 at Helsinki, Finland.

Presented Paper in UNU- WIDER Conference on “ Inequality – Measurement, Trends, Impacts and Policies” held on  5-6 Setember, 2014 at Helsinki, Finland. The title of the paper is “Liberalized Trade Policy and Inequality: Evidence from Post-MFA India and Some Theoretical Issues”.

Paper accepted for presentation in 11th Annual TEPP Conference on “ Territories, Spaces and Public Policies” organized by the Nantes- Atlantique’s Laboratory of Economics and Management held at the University of Nantes, France on 25-26 September 2014. The title of the paper is “Trade Policy and Regional Disparity: Evidence from Post-MFA India and a Theoretical Model”.

Presented Paper on “Implications of Liberalized Trade Policy on Labour Income:Evidence from Post-MFA India and Some Theoretical Issues” in the Fourth IIFT Conference (International ) on Empirical Issues in International Trade and Finance organized by Indian Institute in Foreign Trade (IIFT), New Delhi on December 18-19, 2014.

Presented Paper in 12th International Conference organized by Western Economic Association International held at Nanyang Technological University, Singapore during  7 -10 January, 2016.   The title of the paper is ‘Economic Integration and Trade: Revisiting India’s Sectoral Performance’.

Presented Paper on ‘Economic Integration and Trade’ in the UGC sponsored

National Level Seminar on International Trade and Inclusive Development: Emerging Issues and Enlarging Debates organized by Dept. of Economics, Kaliyagunj College on 21st and 22nd January, 2016.

Paper Accepted for presentation at the 2016 Annual Conference of the Scottish

Economic Society held on 18-20 April, 2016 at Perth, Scotland. The title of the paper is “ SAFTA: An Alternative Policy of Protection and Augmentation of  South- Asia’s Trade”.

Presented Paper on “ A Global Move Towards Freer Trade: A Comprehensive Study of the Impact on Indian Industry and Labour Market Scenario” in the 20th Conference of Eurasian Business and Economic Society (EBES) held during 28-30 September, 2016 at Vienna, Austria.

Other Professional Expertise:

Acted as one of the Judges in the event of paper presentation in two consecutive annual economics summits “CONFLUENCE” organized by the Department of Economics, St. Xavier’s College, Kolkata, in 2014 and 2015.

Acted as one of the Judges in the events of paper presentation in the two consecutive annual students’ meet, ‘ECOLORE’ organized by the Department of Economics, Loreto College, Kolkata, in 2015 and 2016.

Associate Editor (Member of the Editorial Board) of the Bi- Annual Journal of Economics in Bengali, ‘ARTHABISHLESHON’.

Joint Secretary of the Society for Economic Research in Bengali (SERB),