Dr. Shrabani Mukherjee

Associate Professor of Economics

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Educational Qualifications

  • Ph.D (CESP, JNU, New Delhi)
  • M.Phil (CESP, JNU, New Delhi)
  • M.A. (Kalyani University, WB)
  • B.Sc Hons (Calcutta University, WB)

Area of Research

  • Development Economics / Interdisciplinary Research
  • Rural Financial Markets, Poverty and Rural Development, Education/Human Capital formation

Bio

She is currently working as Associate Professor at Shiv Nadar University Chennai. She teaches Microeconomics, Game Theory, ‘Theories, Model of Economic Development and Distribution’, Economic Growth for PG courses and ‘Econometrics’ for Ph. D course work.

Work Experience

  • 2017 -2020: Associate Professor, Symbiosis School of Economics, Symbiosis International University, Pune.
  • 2014 – 2017: Assistant Professor, Madras School of Economics, Chennai
  • 2013- 2014: Faculty, BITS-Pilani University (K. K Birla Goa Campus).
  • 2011 – 2012: Senior Consultant, Pricewaterhouse Coopers Pvt. Limited, Kolkata.
  • 2009 – 2011: Faculty (Associate Fellow), National Council of Applied Economic Research, New Delhi.
  • 2007 – 2008: Consultant, The Economic Advisory Council to the Prime Minister, GOI.
  • 2006- 2007: Researcher, Collaborative Research and Dissemination (CORD), New Delhi.
  • 2005- 2005: Project Associate, National Institute of Public Finance & Policy (NIPFP), New Delhi.

Publications

Papers in Refereed Journals
  1.  Mukherjee, Shrabani (2007), ‘An Alternative Measure of Efficiency in Use of Electricity in India: A State wise Assessment’- ‘Indian Economic Review’ – a refereed journal published from the Delhi School of Economics , July-December 2008, Vol. XXXXIII, Number 2. Mukherjee, Shrabani (2008): ‘Decomposition of Final Electricity Consumption in India: A State wise Assessment’- ‘Special article’ section of ‘Economic & Political Weekly’ (EPW), Vol. XLIII, No.3, January 19, 2008.
  2.  Mukherjee, Shrabani (2013):‘Growing Dependence on Transfers and Rising Disparity in Municipal Finances in India: Evidence from Thirteenth Finance Commission’, Coauthored with Debdulal Thakur, IJEF, e-ISSN: 2321-5933, p-ISSN: 23215925.(May.–Jun. 2013), Pp31-41.
  3.  Mukherjee, Shrabani (2013) : ‘Right to Education and Infrastructural Facilities in Schools of West Bengal: A brief Review’, -coauthored with Debdulal Thakur, Communique, Volume 7, Number 1 (Issue funded by Indian Council of Social and Scientific Research (ICSSR), New Delhi) March 2013, ISSN 0973-8584.
  4.  Mukherjee, Shrabani (2013): ‘Coexistence of Formal and Informal Credit Markets in India –-A Study of Entrepreneurial Choices for House-based Industries’, Research in Applied Economics, Macrothink Institute-USA, ISSN 1948-5433, Vol. 15, No. 3, September 2013.
  5.  Shrabani Mukherjee (2015): Parent’s Choice Function for Ward’s School Continuation in Rural India: A Case Study in West Bengal, Margin- The Journal of Applied Economic Research, co-authored with Debdulal Thakur, Sage publications.
  6. Shrabani Mukherjee (2016): Entrepreneurial Choice of Investment Capital for House Based Industries: A Case Study in West Bengal, Review of Market Integration, Sage Publications, vol. 7(3), pages 214-241, December
  7.  Mukherjee, Shrabani (2019): “Tracking Financial Inclusion in India with Special Focus on SHG Initiatives, Indian Journal of Human Development”, SAGE Publication, New Delhi. Coauthored with Debdulal Thakur and Subhadri Sankar Mallik.
  8.  Mukherjee, Shrabani (2017): “Covariate and Idiosyncratic Shocks and Coping Strategies for Poor and Non-poor Rural Households in India” co-authored with Kailash Pradhan in Journal of Quantitative Economics, Springer.
  9.  Mukherjee, Shrabani (2018): “Technical Efficiency of Agricultural Production in India: Evidence from REDS Survey”, co-authored with Kailash Pradhan, South Asia Economic Journal, Sage Publications.
  10.  Mukherjee, Shrabani (2019): “A Brief Taxonomy of Rural Credit Market in West Bengal: Evidences from a field survey”, Manpower Journal, Published by National Institute of Labour Economics Research and Development, Coauthored with Debdulal Thakur.
  11.  Mukherjee, Shrabani (2018): “The Income Transition in Rural India: Evidence From Aris/Reds Surveys”, Journal of Economic Development”, Vol 43, Issue 2, Coauthored with K C Pradhan.
  12.  Mukherjee, Shrabani (2019): “Tracking Financial Inclusion in India: A Study of SHG Initiatives”, Indian Journal of Human Development, SAGE Publications, vol13, Issue 1, Pp 32-46.
  13.  Mukherjee, Shrabani (2020): “Measuring the Social and Political Diversity and Their Impact on Income Inequality”, co-authored with Vivek Jadhav, International Journal of Academic Research & Development (IJAR&D).
  14.  Mukherjee, Shrabani (2020): “Triggers and Barriers of Financial Inclusion: A Country-wise Analysis”, Asian Economic and Financial Review, AESS. 10 (9), 970-988
  15.  Mukherjee, Shrabani (2020): “Budgetary Advocacy for North-Eastern Region in India: Assessing the Practice of State Finance, SAGE-UK (co-authored with Vivek Jadhav and Debdulal Thakur, (Submitted).
  16.  Mukherjee, Shrabani (2021): “Managing Schools for Achieving Goal 4 of the SDGs in India: Examining School Governance for Primary Schools in Rural Maharashtra”, Management in Education, SAGE-UK (Co-authored with Rujuta Joshi and Debdulal Thakur, forth coming)
Books/Book Chapters
  1. Mukherjee, Shrabani (2019): ‘Agriculture and State Policies: Some Critical Issues’, co-authored with Shrabani Mukherjee in P. Das and P. Biswas (Eds), ‘Indian Economy: Reforms and Development – Essays in Honour of Manoj Kumar Sanyal’, Springer. Singapore
  2. Mukherjee, Shrabani (2012): ‘Environmental Costs of Thermal Energy Generation: Notion and Estimation’, in Sachhidananda Mukherjee & Debasish Chakraborty (eds),’ Environmental Scenario in India- Successes and Predicaments’, Routledge, UK.
  3. Mukherjee, Shrabani (2011): ‘Does the democratic decentralization really create responsible governance in rural India?’- Gramsurajya: Rural Governance & Inclusive Growth, Newsletter, Issue 3, May 2011, NCAER-IDRC, New Delhi.
  4. Mukherjee, Shrabani (2013): ‘Fiscal Stress & Education Expenditure: A Tale of Two Indian States’- Co-authored with Debdulal Thakur, LAP, Germany, ISSN-978-3-659-42704-6.
Newspaper Article
  1. Mukherjee, Shrabani (2007): ‘Numbers alone can be misleading’, Economic Times, May 8, 2007, New Delhi. (Coauthored with Dr.Satish C.Jha, Member- PMEAC, Govt. of India).
Working Papers:
  1.  Mukherjee, Shrabani (2015): Entrepreneurial Choice of Investment Capital for House Based Industries: A Case Study In West Bengal, Working Paper No 97/2015, Madras School of Economics, Chennai.
  2.  Mukherjee, Shrabani (2015): Parent’s Choice Function for Ward’s School Continuation in Rural India: A Case Study in West Bengal, co-authored with Debdulal Thakur Working Paper No 106/2015, Madras School of Economics, Chennai.
  3.  Mukherjee, Shrabani (2015): The Income Transition in Rural India: Evidence from ARIS/ REDS surveys, co-authored with Kailash Pradhan Working Paper No 109/2015, Madras School of Economics, Chennai.
  4.  Mukherjee, Shrabani (2016): “Is Financial Inclusion Cause or Outcome? A State-Wise Assessment in India” co-authored with Subhdri Sankar Mallik, Working Paper No 132/2016, Madras School of Economics, Chennai.
  5. Mukherjee, Shrabani (2016): “Covariate and Idiosyncratic Shocks and Coping Strategies for Poor and Nonpoor Rural Households in India” co-authored with Kailash Pradhan Working Paper No 139/2016, Madras School of Economics, Chennai.
  6.  Mukherjee, Shrabani (2016): “Anatomy of Input Demand Functions for Indian Farmers across Regions”, co-authored with Kailash Pradhan Working Paper No 150/2016, Madras School of Economics, Chennai.
  7.  Mukherjee, Shrabani (2017): “Technical Efficiency of Agricultural Production in India: Evidence from REDS Survey”, co-authored with Kailash Pradhan Working Paper No 161/2017, Madras School of Economics, Chennai.
  8.  Mukherjee, Shrabani (2018): “Examining the Status of Educational Outcomes Vis a-vis School Governance for Primary Schools in Rural India: A Case Study in Dapoli Block, Maharashtra”, Symbiosis School of Economics Working Paper Series, Co-authored with Rujuta Milind Joshi