Dr. Jyoti Chandiramani
Director, Symbiosis School of Economics
Dean, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences – SIU
Prof Jyoti Chandiramani has over 30 years of experience in Teaching, Institution Building, Administration, and Research. Presently, she teaches – International Trade Policy, International Organization and Regional Cooperation and Urban Economic Development at the Masters level. She has conducted more than 50 Management Development Programs for corporates, such as WIPRO, AZTEC, HP, Intel, Godrej, Zensar Technologies, WNS, Cognizant, EXL, Deloitte, Deutsche Bank, Continum Solutions, Dr. Reddy’s etc. Prof Jyoti has been a founder core member of the Symbiosis Centre for Liberal Arts.
In 2007, she was awarded a short-term scholarship at the University of DePauw, Indianapolis – to study Liberal Arts Education. In 2013, she was a part of the Indian delegation to Pakistan for the Tenth South Asian Economic Students Meet (SAESM) at Lahore University of Management Sciences, and in 2015, she has been conferred with the iCongo instituted Gold Karmaveer Chakra and Rex Karmaveer Global Fellowship in Delhi, for her contributions to the field of education. Recently, she was invited to the 5th ASEM Rectors’ Conference and as a Mentor for the Students’ Forum (ARC5, organized by Charles University in Prague and the Asia-Europe Foundation (ASEF) at Prague.
Prof Jyoti Chandiramani research interest lies in the urban economic development and international economic cooperation. She has steered and focussed the activities at the Symbiosis School of Economics in this direction. To this effect, a course on Urban Economic Development has been introduced in the Masters Programme since 2014 (Specialisation: Development Studies). Besides writing a couple of textbooks, she has jointly edited a book with Ramanath Jha on ‘Perspectives in Urban Development: Issues in Infrastructure, Planning, and Governance.’ Her areas of research interest in urban include Urban Infrastructure, Urban Transport, Urban Poverty and is presently working on Pune centric cases. Besides she keenly studies and follows trends in International Development Cooperation –from the MDGs to the SDGs.
Dr. Debdulal Thakur
Debdulal is currently an Associate Professor with the Symbiosis School of Economics (SSE), Pune. Prior to joining SSE he has successfully served several institutes of national and international repute in various capacities. For example, BITS-Pilani (K.K. Birla Goa Campus), Pricewaterhouse Coopers Pvt.Ltd, Natioanl Institute of Public Finance & Policy (NIPFP, New Delhi), Centre for Budget & Governance Accountability (CBGA, New Delhi), to mention a few.
Debdulal prefers to call him a socio-economist by choice. He has extensively worked in the areas of fiscal policy, budgets, urban finance and economics of education for the last 11 - 12 years. Debdulal co-authored a number of project based reports funded by the UNDP, UNICEF, ADB, DFID related to budgets, public expenditure, especially related to strengthening the fiscal and governance position of the urban local bodies in India. He is a life member of "The Indian Econometric Society' (TIES).
He has been trained (by invitation) at the ‘Intermediate Budget Workshop’ held at Dar-Es-Salaam, Tanzania ( 2007),organized by-IBP (Wasington DC), Funder (Mexico).He was also selected to attend the Roundtable on India Municipal Finance Study organized by KIPF-NIPFP-GOI at Seoul, Korea and delivered a short lecture on designing methodologies for India municipal finance study. He also delivered papers at the 42nd Annual Conference of the Indian Econometric Society and various other prestigious academic platforms. To add, he has specific contribution in the urban reforms of the nation. He has a number of publications in his field of expertise (local body finance & budgets). He also contributes invited/ bi-monthly/quarterly columns on fiscal issues in prestigious journals/magazines like SAARC Journal of Transport, Logistics Times, Competition 360 degree (Outlook Group) etc. He is fluent in English, Bengali and Hindi. In leisure he prefers to watch theaters and travel. Debdulal is married and has a daughter.
Dr. Shrabani Mukherjee
Shrabani is an Associate Professor with the Symbiosis School of Economics (on Leave from Madras School of Economics, Chennai). Apart from teaching and research, she also handled important administrative responsibilities as faculty advisor for post graduate studies at the Madras School of Economics (MSE). Other than Madras School of Economics she also held faculty positions in several academic institutes of national and international repute. For example, Department of Economics, Birla Institute of Technology & Science (BITS)-Pilani (K.K. Birla Goa Campus), National Council of Applied Economic Research (NCAER, New Delhi). She had also served the Prime Ministers Economic Advisory Council (PMEAC) as a consultant during the second UPA regime. For a short while she has also earned industry experience with the Public Finance unit of the Government Reforms and Infrastructure Development (GRID) division of Pricewaterhouse Coopers Pvt Ltd. She was also associated with National Institute of Public Finance and policy (NIPFP, New Delhi) Shrabani has earned an M.Phil and Ph.D degree from Centre for Economic Studies and Planning (CESP), Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU). She has published number of articles/chapters in peer reviewed national and international journals and edited books and anonymous reviewer of international journals. She attended several conferences of the Indian Econometric Society and attended trainings on advanced econometrics conducted by renowned International experts on the subject, given talks as resource person in UGC national level seminars.
Mr. Krishna Kanta Roy
Mr. Krishna Kanta Roy is NET and SET qualified and he has done his Post Graduation in Economics and is currently pursuing M.Phil in Economics from University of Pune. He has done his B.Sc Economics (Honours) from Calcutta University. He has 3.5 years of corporate experience with companies like CMIE, ValueNotes, etc. Currently, he is working as Programme-In-Charge (B.Sc). Additionally, Mr. Roy handles the sports activities, admissions and exam related work at SSE. His areas of interest are Poverty, Microfinance, Rural Development, Welfare Economics and Stock Markets. He is a member of Royal Economic Society (UK) and also a life member of Indian Economic Association.
Ms. Ishita Ghosh
Ishita Ghosh has been a faculty member associated with various academic institutions in Pune, especially with the Symbiosis International University and the University of Pune. She has been with SSE for almost seven years now. With over fifteen years of work experience, Ishita has a Masters in Economics – specialized in Trade – and is UGC NET qualified. Ishita has worked on urban policy and planning for Maharashtra with special emphasis on Energy, Economic Policy, and Governance. Her Ph.D. focuses on trade in services and the latter day new-new trade theories. Ishita teaches Research Methodology, Trade and related courses, Macroeconomics, Economic Journalism, Public Finance and Econometrics and handles the students’ journal at SSE, Oeconomica Scriptis. She is currently the Joint Programme in Charge, MSc Economics and takes care of academic review and examinations, as well. Ishita has also had a brief stint in the corporate as an analyst and business developer, prior to her full-time academic career. She has also worked in NGOs and Think Tanks for a short while, as well. Music, reading, travelling, food, watching movies, fine art, languages and animal welfare are some of Ishita's passions and hobbies.
Ms. Khushbu B. Thadani
Ms. Khushbu B. Thadani is associated with SSE for more than four years now. She is pursuing her Ph.D. from University of Pune in the domain on Health Economics. She has done her Bachelors in Economics from St Mira’s College, Pune, and Masters in Economics from Fergusson College, Pune. She has been a rank holder and a topper throughout starting from her board exams in Shillong to her Bachelor and Masters in Economics in Pune. She has cleared the National Eligibility Test (NET) and her areas of interest are Development Economics, Health Economics, Industrial Economics, Indian Economy, Microeconomics and issues related to the Urbanization process. At present, she is an Assistant Professor and teaches Development Economics, Industrial Economics and Indian Economy in SSE. Apart from academics, she is the Faculty in charge for International Initiatives at the institute and the moderator for the college website. Ms. Khushbu is an ardent follower of yoga and meditation and an avid reader of philosophy.
Dr. Savita Kulkarni
Dr. Savita Kulkarni has obtained her doctoral degree from the Department of Economics, University of Mumbai in September 2014. Her area of specialization is Development Economics, Game Theory, and Experimental Economics. Her doctoral thesis elaborates on bargaining between economic decision-making units at informal institutional levels by employing an experimental game theory approach.
Savita has presented research papers at various national and international Conferences and has publications in prestigious academic journals including the Economic and Political Weekly (EPW) to her credit. She has also been awarded second position in the “National Research Student Convention: Anveshan 2013” organized by the Association of Indian Universities, New Delhi. She has administered various laboratory experimental studies in economics and behavioral economics for the Centre for Computational Social Sciences, University of Mumbai the University of Warrick. She pursued her Masters’ degree in Economics from the Gokhale Institute of Politics and Economics, Pune in June 2006. Savita has also worked as a research analyst with corporate institutions including CARE Ratings and IRIS Business Services Ltd. for a noteworthy period of three years after her post-graduation
Dr. Ranjan Kumar Dash
Dr. Ranjan Kumar Dash is working as Assistant Professor at Symbiosis School of Economics and holds Ph.D. and M.Phil. in economics with a specialization in financial economics from Jawaharlal Nehru University. He has completed his postgraduate degree in economics from University of Hyderabad, with specializing in econometrics, international trade and finance, economic growth, money and financial intermediaries. Dr. Dash has more than ten years of research experience at various institutions like Institute of Economic Growth (IEG), National Council of Applied Economic Research (NCAER) and Indian Council for Research on International Economic Relations (ICRIER), New Delhi.
He has also more than one year of industrial experience at IPE Global, New Delhi. Dr. Dash has published more than a dozen academic articles in reputed international refereed journals such as the World Economy, Economic Modelling, Empirical Economics, Journal of policy modeling, Journal of International Trade and Economic Development, Journal international trade, and Singapore economic review. He has also published two books in financial economics and international economics of current topical relevance by the reputed publisher, Springer. He has also refereed many articles for international Journals. His areas of research interest are financial economics, international trade, Growth, applied econometrics, and development economics.
Mr. Sebin B. Nidhiri
Sebin B Nidhiri completed his BA in Economics from Loyola College, Chennai and went on to do his M.Sc Economics with specialisation in Development Studies from Symbiosis School of Economics during which time he qualified NET. While a student, Sebin worked with diverse organisations such as Goldman Sachs, Centre for Development Studies, National Institute of Urban Affairs, Bhumi etc. He was formerly a Programme Officer at Public Affairs Centre, Bangalore wherein he travelled to villages across the country organising Gram Sabhas and training villagers in order to improve citizen engagement in the governance process. He has co-authored a manual for citizen engagement in infrastructure monitoring. At SSE, Sebin teaches courses on Statistics and Econometrics. He is empanelled with the Symbiosis Centre for Corporate Education to teach Business Statistics. His research interests are in Behavioural Economics and Urban Governance.
Dr. Varun Miglani
Mr. Tarun Khandelwal
Dr. Dipankar Das
Dr. Dipankar Das has completed “Post-Doctoral Research Fellowship” in Economics in 2016 from Rabindranath Tagore Centre for Human Development Studies, Institute of Development Studies Kolkata, University of Calcutta, sponsored by the University Grants Commission of India (UGC India). The title of the Post-Doctoral Research Fellowship “Monograph” is “Economics of Risk Preference, Strategic Behaviour and Inequality: A Study in Agriculture-Food Systems Under Changing World”. He has completed his Ph.D. from The University of Burdwan, India in 2015. The title of his Ph.D. thesis is “Impact of Corporate Investment on Trading of Agricultural Commodities: A Study of Select Districts of West Bengal”. He holds M.Com. from The University of Burdwan with specialization in Finance and M.A. in Economics from Indira Gandhi National Open University with specialization in Econometrics and Actuarial Economics: Theory and Practice. His research interest lies in the fields of Industrial Organization, Vertical Restraints, Competition Policy and Applied Fuzzy Mathematics. He is also working in the interdisciplinary field, especially in the field of “Trust in Transaction”. He teaches Mathematical Economics to both undergraduate and postgraduate. He is also a faculty member at Centre for Quantitative Learning and Applications of Symbiosis School of Economics (SSE). Prior to joining SSE, he has been teaching in a college, under University of Calcutta, as a lecturer in Economics. He also has experience of teaching in a B-School and also as Post Graduate Teacher (PGT) in Kendriya Vidyalaya. Dr. Das has presented several research papers at national and international conferences. He has also published several articles in Journals, book chapters from both national and internal publishers. He has supervised students of undergraduate course under University of Calcutta for their undergraduate projects.
Miss Kritika Sen
Kritika Sen is working as an Assistant Professor at Symbiosis School of Economics. She qualified the National Eligibility Test (NET) in December 2015. She has pursued M.Sc. (Economics) from Gokhale Institute of Politics and Economics, Pune and B.Com (Hons) from Shri Ram College of Commerce, Delhi University. She has interned at the Internal Debt Management Department, Reserve Bank of India and has one year corporate experience at Deloitte AERS India Private Limited in the Analytics function involving work streams such as econometric model validation. Her interest areas are Econometrics, Micro economics, Development economics and Labour economics. She is currently teaching Intermediary Econometrics and Micro Economics and is engaged in research.
Miss Shraddha Ratra
Shraddha Ratra has completed her Graduation in Business Economics from Sri Guru Gobind Singh College of Commerce, University of Delhi and Master’s in Economics from MJP Rohilkhand University. She has cleared UGC National Eligibility Test (NET) for Economics in June 2015. She has interned at Urban Cooperative Bank learning the Basics of Banking and Public dealing. She has worked as an Assistant Professor with Teerthankar Mahaveeer University and is currently working as an Assistant Professor at Symbiosis School of Economics. Her areas of interest are Indian Economy, Micro Economics, Mathematical Economics and Statistics. She is currently teaching Political Economics and Micro Economics at SSE.
Dr. Bidyut Kumar Ghosh
Dr. Bidyut Kumar Ghosh is working as Assistant Professor at Symbiosis School of Economics and obtains his M.Phil and Ph.D in Economics from the University of Burdwan. He was a JRF in the Economics department of the University of Burdwan for a period of four years to pursue his PhD. His PhD topic was “Growth and Cropping Pattern Changes in West Bengal Agriculture during 1970-71 to 2005-06” which has also been published as a book titled “Agricultural Growth and Agrarian Relations” by Serial Publications, New Delhi. He has completed his postgraduate degree in Economics from the same university with specialization in Statistics and Econometrics. Dr. Ghosh has more than ten years of teaching and research experience both at the national and international level. Prior to joining Symbiosis School of Economics, he has working as Assistant Professor in Wolaita Sodo University, Ethiopia.
His teaching areas include Econometrics, Statistics, Research Methods using R, Eviews and Stata. Dr. Ghosh has published many research articles in reputed national international refereed journals such as the Indian Journal of Social Work, ICFAI Journal of Agricultural Economics, IASSI Quartely, Bangladesh Development Studies etc. on the topics of agricultural growth, crop diversification and rural development. He has also authored two books in Agricultural economics. His areas of research interest covers agricultural and resource economics, rural development and financial economics. He has also keen interest in interdisciplinary research works covering Business Management, Sociology and Travel and Tourism management.
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Ms. Tanya Duckworth
Tanya Mary Duckworth studied her Bachelor’s of Science in Mathematics (Honours) from St. Stephen’s College in Delhi, immediately following up with her Master’s of Science in Pure Mathematics from the University of Warwick in the United Kingdom. She specialises within a section of pure mathematics called Abstract Algebra, concentrating on Group Theory,and wrote her Master’s thesis on the famous O’Nan-Scott Theorem,discussing its proof and investigating its applications. She is currently working as a teaching assistant at the Symbiosis School of Economics taking the Foundations of Mathematics course for first year BSc. Economics (Honours) students. She is extremely athletic and has played for the women’s basketball team of St. Stephen’s College,which was ranked number one in Delhi in 2013-14. She has now moved onto other forms of fitness, in particular,marathon running and is very keen on triathlons as well. She is also passionate about drama and theatre and has directed,produced and acted in multiple plays as a member of the Shakespeare Society during her Bachelor’s.
Ms. Ashlesha Swaminathan
Ms. Ashlesha Khedekar-Swaminathan is a former banker. She has more than ten years of experience in the banking industry. She has worked in the Treasury departments of ABN AMRO Bank NV and HDFC Bank Ltd, in the area of Foreign Exchange & Interest Rate Risk management. As Head of the Corporate Training Centre at Foundation for Liberal & Management Education, for three years, she has designed and coordinated numerous leadership & managerial development programs for a large number of organizations. She has been teaching at various colleges in Pune for the last seven years. She topped her B.Com. class at Symbiosis College of Arts & Commerce as well as her M.B.A. Finance class at University of Hull, U.K. She is currently pursuing her Ph.D. in Behavioral Economics from Symbiosis International University. At SSE, she teaches International Financial Management, conducts career counseling and coordinates the placement and internship effort. Her areas of interest include Behavioral Economics, Financial Markets, and Gender Economics.
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