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Name Dr. Ramesh Chandra Das
Designation Associate Professor
Department Name ECONOMICS
Office Phone No +91 3222 298-322 / Centrex Extn. 322
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Address Department of Economics, Vidyasagar University, Midnapur 721102
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Educational Qualification              
Degree NameInstituteYear of passing/awarded
PhD EconomicsCalcutta University2011
MPhil EconomicsCalcutta University2000
MSc EconomicsCalcutta University1996
BSc EconomicsCalcutta University1994
Career Profile / Teaching Experience        
Associate Professor of Economics, Vidyasagar University, India, March 13, 2019 onwards…
Assistant Professor to Associate Professor of Economics, Katwa College, WB, India, December 22, 1999 to March 12, 2019
Specialization/Research Area
Field of SpecializationResearch Area/ Areas of Interest
Advanced Economic Theory
Theoretical and Quantitative Economics, Growth Economics, Public Economics, Economics of Governance, and Environmental and Health Economics, Economics of Banking and Finance
Course/ Subject Taught 
Macroeconomics, Applied Time Series
Conference/ Symposium /Journal Paper / Books Published
International Publication
TitlePublished inYearPublished by
Growth and Convergence of Social Sectors’ Expenditure in Indian States: Upshots from Neoclassical Growth and Panel Unit Roots ModelsJournal of Infrastructure Development,June2020Sage (with one coauthor)
Forecasting Incidences of COVID-19 using Box-Jenkins Method for the Period July 12-September 11, 2020: A study on highly affected countriesChaos, Solitons and Fractals: the interdisciplinary journal of Nonlinear Science, and Nonequilibrium and Complex Phenomena, August2020Elsevier
Trade Liberalization and R&D Activity: Examining long and short run linkages for individual and panel of leading countries and groupsEconomic Change and Restructuring, August2020Springer (with one coauthor)
Book Chapter on Interplays Between R&D Activity and Net Receipts on the Uses of Intellectual Property Rights: A Study on World’s Major Economic GroupsStrategic Outlook for Innovative Work Behaviours: Interdisciplinary and Multidimensional Perspectives, August2020Springer
Long run association between bank credit and output: A study on districts panel of West Bengal, IndiaGlobal Business Review, May2020Sage (with one coauthor)
Linkage between Social Sector’s Spending and HDI: Study on individual as well as panel data of Indian statesReview of Social Economy2019Taylor & Francis
Linkages between employment and net FDI inflow: Insights from individual as well as panel data for emerging South Asian labour marketGlobal Business Review2019Sage
Is there cross country income convergence among the BRICS nations? An examination,Journal of Infrastructure Development2019Sage
Factors behind Growth for India and China-Access for the Period of 1981-2017International Journal of Innovative Technology and Exploring Engineering (IJITEE), 8 (11S)2019BEIESP
Interplays between Methane Emission and Agricultural Output: Time series outcomes for world’s low to high income groupsInternational Journal of Social Ecology and Sustainable Development (IJSESD), 11(4)2019IGI Global

National Publication
TitlePublished inYearPublished by
Book chapter on Examining the role of good governance on growth of per capita income in South Asia: A debate on Means and EndsUnderstanding Governance in South Asia, January2020Manohar Books,a partner of Routledge, New Delhi
Book Chapter on District Credit Concentrations and Inequality in West Bengal: Bank nationalization and reform perspectivesEmerging Issues in Indian Banking-performance, challenges and reforms2019Shandilya Publications, New Delhi
Book Chapter on India’s Economy in the Millennium, Selected Essays by Bimal Jalan-A Close Look (as coauthor)Financial Sector Liberalisation in India-Theory and Empirics2014Regal Publications, New Delhi
Book Chapter on Interlinkages among Non-Performing Assets, Investment in Government Securities and Credit Deposit Ratio: A Case for India in Reform PeriodFinancial Sector Liberalisation in India-Theory and Empirics2014Regal Publications, New Delhi
Linkages among Confidence, Governance and Growth in the Era of Globalization-A study of some Asian countries;Vidyasagar University Journal of Economics, Vol. XVII2012Department of Economics with Rural Development, Vidyasagar University
International Trade, Energy Consumption and Environment: A Computable General Equilibrium Analysis for India (as Coauthor),Asian Journal of Research in Business Economics and Management2012Asian Research Consortium, Haryana
Macroeconomic Policy Combination and Environmental Sustainability,Mahishadal Journal of Economics (a journal of invited papers), West Bengal2012Department of Economics, Mahishadal Raj College, WB, India

Other Publication

Books Published
Title of the BookPublished byYearRole
Economic and Political Implications of Green Trading and Energy UseIGI Global, USA2019Editor
The Impacts of Monetary Policy in the 21st Century: Perspectives from emerging economiesEmerald, UK2019Editor
The Impact of Global Terrorism on Economic and Political Development: Afro-Asian PerspectivesEmerald, UK2019Editor
Handbook of Research on Microfinancial Impacts on Women Empowerment, Poverty, and Inequality IGI Global2018Editor
Microfinance and Its Impact on Entrepreneurial Development, Sustainability, and Inclusive GrowthIGI Global, USA2018Editor
Handbook of Research on Military Expenditure on Economic and Political ResourcesIGI Global, USA2018Editor
Text Book on Macroeconomics-from short run to long runSage, India2018Coauthor
Text Book on Microeconomics-Theory and Practice, Second EditionKunal Books, New Delhi2017Author
Handbook of Research on Economic, Financial, and Industrial Impacts on Infrastructure DevelopmentIGI Global, USA2017Editor
Social, Health, and Environmental Infrastructures for Economic Growth, Scopus and WoS IndexedIGI Global, USA2017Editor
Video Lecture on Microfinance and the Implications of the Global Economic CrisisIGI Global2017Speaker
Handbook of Research on Global Indicators of Economic and Political Convergence, Scopus IndexedIGI Global, USA2016Editor
Handbook of Research on Globalization, Investment and Growth-Implications of Confidence and Governance, Scopus IndexedIGI Global, USA2016Editor
Text Book on Microeconomics-Theory and Practice, First EditionKunal Books, New Delhi2011Author
Project Work

Completed Project Works
Project titleWorked asFunding AgencyAmount in Rs.Duration in yearsPeriod
Year to Year
Allocation of Service Sector Credit in Major States of India: Issues of its Growth and Disparity for the Period 1972-2012Principal InvestigatorUGC2470001 year and 6 months20142016
Industrial Credit and Economic Inequality in Major Indian States during the Pre and Post ReformsPrincipal InvestigatorUGC1336001 year and 6 months20102012
Allocation of Commercial Bank Credit in West Bengal vis-à-vis other States before and after the Economic ReformsPrincipal InvestigatorUGC595001 year and 6 months20052007
Invited Lectures 
TitleOrganized byVenueYear
COVID-19 Pandemic: Trends, Possible Causes, Impacts and Remedies, with Special Reference to IndiaCovid 19 Pandemic: Issues, Challenges,... by Shri Asaramji Bhandwaldar Arts, Commerce and Science College, Aurangabad, Maharashtra, May 29thInternational Webinar2020
Control and Management of COVID-19 Pandemic: Choice between Herd Immunity Development and VaccinationIndian Medical Association, Katwa branch & Bijnan Chetona, Katwa, September 13thNational Webinar2020
Examining the role of good governance on growth of per capita income in South Asia: A debate on Means and EndsUMISARC and South Asian Study CentrePondicherry University2017
Association with Professional Bodies
Type of Professional ActivityPeriod
Paper Setter, BOS member, Examiner 2018-20202018 to 2020
a. Editor-in-chief: Asian Journal of Research on Business Economics and Management, www.aijsh.com2016 to 2020
Associate Editor: International Journal of Research on Social and Natural Sciences, www.katwacollegejournal.com2016 to 2020
Editorial Board Member: i. International Journal of Research in Business and Social Science (2147-4478), ii. International Journal of Finance & Banking Studies (2147-4486)2016 to 2020
Special Issue Editor: International Journal of Research on Sustainable Economies Management, IGI Global2016 to 2020
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