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Name Prof. Debasish Mondal
Designation Professor
Department Name ECONOMICS WITH RURAL DEVELOPMENT
Office Phone No 03222-276557 Extn. 436
Email ID dmondal_eco@mail.vidyasagar.ac.in
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Mobile No 8016096445
Personal Website http://vidyasagar.ac.in/dept_of_economics/CV_Debasishmondal.pdf
Address Anandanagar P.O. Inda, Kharagpur Dist. Paschim Medinipur PIN 721305
Educational Qualification
Degree NameInstituteYear of passing/awarded
MPhil (in Economics)Calcutta University1985
MA (in Economics)Calcutta University1981
BA (Hons. in Economics)Narendrapur R K Mission Residential College under Calcutta University1979


Career Profile / Teaching Experience
Professor of Economics, Dept. of Economics, Vidyasagar University since 2008
Professor of Economics, Dept. of Economics, Vidyasagar University since 2008
Reader of Economics, Dept. of Economics, Vidyasagar University since
Lecturer of Economics, Dept. of Economics, Vidyasagar University since Nov, 1987
Lecturer in Economics, Dept. of Economics, Kharagpur College since Nov, 1983

Specialization/Research Area
Field of SpecializationResearch Area/ Areas of Interest
Statistics and Econometrics
Advanced Economic Theory
Economic Inequality
Growth, Break and Fluctuation
Econometric Methodology
Human Development Index
Index Formulation

Course/ Subject Taught
Micro Economics, Macro Economics, Mathematical Economics, Statistics, Econometrics

Conference/ Symposium /Journal Paper / Books Published
International Publication
TitlePublished inYearPublished by
Factors Affecting Absolute and Relative Inequality: An Analysis in Indian Context (with A. Kayet)International Journal of Reviews and Research in Social Sciences. 6(4): October-December, 20182018Available online atwww.anvpublication.org
Does the Analysis of Principal Components effectively help in determining Actual Weights for Dimensions of an Index ? An Appraisal in Indian Context (with S.Mookherjee & S. K. Pattanayek)International Journal of Management and Development Studies, Volume 6 (10), pp 28 - 362017IJMDS, India
Nature of Development in Health through Health Index in the Blocks of Paschim Medinipur District in West Bengal during 2005-06 to 2014-15 (with S. K. Pattanayek) International Research Journal of Basic and Applied Sciences,Vol.2(1), pp.-01-062017Raja N. L. Khan Womens College, Midnapore, West Bengal, India
An Appraisal of Urbanization Status of Villages in a Particular Block of West Bengal: An Exploration Through Construction of a Generalized Urbanization Index (with S. Mookherjee and S. K. Pattanayek)ZENITH International Journal of Business Economics & Management Research, ISSN 2249- 8826 ZIJBEMR, Vol.7 (12), DECEMBER (2017), pp. 97-1102017Zenith International Research and Academic Foundation
Trends and Patterns of Yield Rate of Principal Crops in West Bengal: An empirical analysis (with A. Kayet and R. Dolai)ZENITH International Journal of Business Economics & Management Research, Vol. 7, Issue - 10, PP. 24-352017Zenith International Research and Academic Foundation
Measures of Economic Inequality: Relative or Absolute? An analysis in Indian context (with A. Kayet)Scholars Journal of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences, Vol. 5, Issue No. 8C, pp. 1012-10192017Scholars Academic and Scientific Publishers
Economic Growth, Education Expenditure and Income Inequality in India (with A. Kayet)International Journal of Research in Commerce, IT & Management, Vol. 7, Issue No. 07, pp. 38-422017IJRCM
Mechanism Of Possible Factors Behind Different Types Of Income Inequality: A Critical Review (with A. Kayet)International Journal of Innovative Research and Advanced Studies (IJIRAS), Volume 3 Issue 8, July 20162016IJIRAS
Growth and Fluctuation of Productivity of Total Food Grain for the State of Assam VIS-A-VIS All India since 1950-51 to 2009-10International Journal of Applied Research, Vol. 2(7), pp. 950-9582016International Journal of Applied Research
Public education expenditure and food inequality in rural India- An analysis with major States during 1983 to 2012 (with A. Kayet)International Journal of Education Economics and Development, Vol. 7, Nos. 1/2, pp. 14–322016Inderscience Enterprises Ltd.
Growth and Fluctuation of Productivity of Total Food grain in West Bengal as Compared to all India during 1980-81 to 2009-10 (with S. De)Scholars Journal of Economics, Business and Management, Volume 2(1A):pp.16-25,2015Scholars Journal of Economics, Business and Management
Determinants of Work Participation and Income of Female Embroidery Artisans in West Bengal, India (with T. K. Mandal)The International Journal of Social Sciences and Humanities Invention ,Volume 2 issue 01 page no.978-9882015The International Journal of Social Sciences and Humanities Invention
Child Artisans in Unorganised Hand Embroidery Industry: A Study in South Bengal, India (with T. K. Mandal)Scholars Journal of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences, Vol. 4(4B): pp. 426-437.2015Scholars Journal of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences
Relative Importance of Higher Education Expenditure on Income Inequality: An Empirical Analysis from Major States of Rural India (with A. Kayet)International Journal of Economic and Business Review, Vol-3, Issue-11, Nov-20152015EPRA-WISDOM
CAN PUBLIC EXPENDITURE ON EDUCATION REDUCE INCOME INEQUALITY IN RURAL INDIA?A STUDY IN 15 MAJOR STATES OF INDIA FOR THE PERIOD 1983 TO 2012 (with A. Kayet)EPRA International Journal of Agriculture and Rural Economic Research, ISSN : 2321 - 7847Vol. 3 October - September 2015-162015EPRA-WISDOM
Effects of public school education expenditure on income inequality: Evidence from 15 major States of rural India (with A. Kayet)Scholars Journal of Economics, Business and Management2015Scholars Academic and Scientific Publishers
News of Inflation and Effect on Stock Prices in IndiaANWESHAN2014Department of Commerce, North Bengal University
An empirical study on the dynamic relationship between oil prices and Indian stock marketManagerial Finance, Vol. 40(2), pp. 200-2152014Managerial Finance
Crude Oil Price, Exchange Rate and Emerging Stock Market: Evidence from India (with T. N. Sahoo and K. Bandhyapadhya)Jurnal Pengurusan, Malaysia, Volume 42, pp. 75-872014Jurnal Pengurusan, Malaysia
On the test of significance of linear multiple regression coefficientsCommunications in Statistics: Simulation and Computation. Vol 37, No. 42008Taylor & Francis Group


National Publication
TitlePublished inYearPublished by
Trends and Patterns of Combined Inequality in India: An analysis across Major States from 1983 to 2011-12 (with A. Kayet)Sarvekshana (Journal of National Sample Survey Office, Govt. of India) Vol. PDOS 57 XXXIII, No. 3 & 42018National Sample Survey Office, Govt. of India
Educational Development in Blocks of Paschim Medinipur District (West Bengal) between 2005-2006 and 2012-2013: Panel Data Analysis through Education Index (with S.K.Pattanayek)ARTHA VIJNANA, VOL.LVIII NO.1 (MARCH 2016), pp.71-932016Ghokhel Institute of Politics & Economics, Pune, India
Trends and Patterns of economic inequality in Major States of India in the Liberalised Era: A critical viewArthabeekshan, Vol. 22, No. 4.2014Arthabeekshan
An Empirical study on the Dynamic Relationship between Oil Prices and Indian Stock MarketManagerial Finance (Published by Emerald Group Publishing Limited), Volume- 40, Number- 2, pp. 200- 2152014Published by Emerald Group Publishing Limited
Measures of Inequality, Normalization and the Lorenz CurveVidyasagar University Journal of Economics, vol. XIV, 2009, pp-41-47.2009Vidyasagar University


Other Publication
TitlePublished inYearPublished by
Social Mobilisation of Poor Backward Class Women through Self-Help Group: A Conceptual NoteWomen Empowerment Through Self-Help Group: Present Scenario in West Bengal, ISBN: 978-81-929996-4-72016K.D. College of Commerce and General Studies
Does Oil Price Matter for Indian Stock Market? An Empirical AnalysisAn Application on Computational and Financial Econometrics, pp. 247-261 (ISBN: 978-93-82951-36-0).2013Book Edited by R. P. Pradhan, Published by Bloomsbury Publishing India Pvt. Ltd, New Delhi,
Growth, Break and Instability: Towards a Unified Methodology (with S.M. Saha)Vidyasagar University Journal of Economics,vol. XIII,pp.22-36.2008Vidyasagar University


Books Published
Title of the BookPublished byYearRole
Human Development Index: An Essay on Methodology and ImplicationsFIRMA KLM PRIVATE LIMITED257B,B.B.Ganguly Street,Kolkata-700012, INDIA2005Methodological Innovation to construct Human Development Index
Rural Development:Theory and AnalysisMallik Library, Midnapore-721102, INDIA1997to understand rural development theory

Ph. D. Thesis Guidence
Ongoing / Submitted Ph. D. Thesis
Scholar NameThesis TitleCo SupervisorStatusComplete in Year
SANJOY KUMAR PATTANAYEKReconstruction of the Block Human Development Index: A Study of Paschim Medinipur District during 2005-06 to 2014-15---Submitted2019
SUBIKASH MOOKHERJEEPattern of Urbanization in West Bengal in Last Three Censuses (1991-2011): A Causal Analysis---Submitted2018
Rajib Kumar DolaiGrowth, Break and Fluctuation in Indian Agriculture: An Analysis for the Period 1960-61 to 2012-13---Ongoing2023 (Expected)
Bidhu Bhushan UtthashiniEconomic Inequality in West Bengal: A Decomposition Analysis---Ongoing2023 (Expected)
Ram Hari BarikA Study in Variation of Economic Growth Across Nations---Ongoing2023 (Expected)


Awarded Ph. D. Thesis
Scholar NameThesis TitleCo SupervisorStatusComplete in Year
ANIRUDDHA KAYETPUBLIC EXPENDITURE ON EDUCATION AND ECONOMIC INEQUALITY IN INDIA: A Study across Major States in India for the Period 1983 to 2011-12---Awarded2019
TUSHARKANTI MANDALA STUDY ON AN UNORGANISED INDUSTRIES: HAND EMBROIDERY WORKS IN SOUTH 24 PARGANAS AND HOWRAH DISTRICTS OF WEST BENGAL---Awarded2018
SWARUP DEGROWTH AND FLUCTUATIONS IN PRODUCTIVITY IN TOTAL FOOD GRAINS: AN INTER-STATE ANALYSIS IN INDIA---Awarded2018
Tarak Nath SahuAN ENQUIRY INTO THE EFFECT OF MACROECONOMIC VARIABLES ON SECURITY PRICES IN INDIA DURING THE LIBERALISED PERIODProfessor Kalpataru BandopadhyayAwarded2014
Pinaki DasRural Non-Farm Employment in India: A Regional Level StudyProfessor Sachinandan SauAwarded2008
Dibyendu Sundar MaitiPRODUCTION ORGANIZATION AND DYNAMICS OF RURAL INDUSTRIAL GROWTHProfessor Sachinandan SauAwarded2005

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