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umakant dashUmakant Dash
Professor and Head
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Academic Background:
  • Ph.D (Economics) from IIT Kanpur - 1996
  • M.A (Economics) from Central University, Hyderabad - 1992
  • B.A from Utkal University - 1990
Courses and Teaching Interests:
  • International Finance
  • Financial Economics
  • Options Futures and Other Derivatives
  • Health Economics, Economics
Research Interests:
  • Financial Economics
  • Health Policy Analysis, Economic Evaluation of Health Care Programmes
  • Inter-industry Analysis
Area of Doctoral Research:
  • Energy Economics
Area of Post Doctoral Research:
  • Health and Hospital Management
Recent Publications:
A. Papers in Referred Journals:
  • "Technical Efficiency and Scale Efficiency of District Hospitals: A Case Study of Tamilnadu", Journal of Health Management (Accepted). (co-author S D Vaishnavi, V R Muraleedharan)
  • "Catastrophic Payments for Health Care among Households in Urban India" Journal of International Development, 20, 1–16 (2008) (co-author S D Vaishnavi)
  • "Technical efficiency in the use of health care resources: A case study of Tamilnadu", Indian Economic Review, Vol XXXXIII, No.1, pp 69-82, 2008 . (co-author S D Vaishnavi, V R Muraleedharan)
  • "Importance associated to Retail Service Attributes: a Study on Indian Consumers" The Icfaian Journal of Management Research, Vol. VII, No. 2, 2008, pp 7-20. (co-author Mridula Mishra)
  • "Consumers and Retailers perception for Organized and Traditional Retail Stores", Prajnan, Vol. XXXVI, No.2, July-September 2007, pp 147-59. (co-author Mridula Mishra)
  • "Benchmarking the Performance of Public Hospitals in Tamilnadu– An Application of Data Envelopment Analysis", Journal of Health Management, Vol 9, No.1,, Jan-June 2007, pp 59-74. (co-author S D Vaishnavi, V R Muraleedharan, Debashis Acharya)
  • "Energy Efficiency and Structural Change in India during 1996 – 2002; An Divisia Index Approach", Panjab University Research Journal (Arts), Vol. XXXIII, No. 2, October 2006, pp 55-68. (co-author Sabita Kumari Acharya)
  • "Internalization of Indian Food Retailing Sector", The Journal of Indian Management & Strategy, Vol 10, No.3, July-Sept 2005, pp 15-22. (co-author Mridula Mishra)
  • "The Demand for Medical Care in Rural India: A Case Study of Rajasthan", Icfai Journal of Applied Economics, Vol. IV, No.5, pp 63-82, 2005.
  • "Input-Output Analysis of Energy: An Application to Indian Economy (1979-80 to 1991-92)"; Artha Vijnana, Vol XLI, No. 1, pp. 44-59, March 1999. (co-author Prof. K K Saxena)
  • "A Structural Decomposition Analysis of Energy use changes during 1979-80 to 1991-92"; Published in "Econometric Studies of Economic Reforms in India" ed. by Prof. V.V.N. Somayajulu, pp 534-541, Academic Foundation, Ghaziabad, 2000. (co-author Prof. K K Saxena)
  • "Allocation of Fixed Resources in Input-Output – Liner Programming Model- A Summary Review", Published in "Indian Economy in Input-Output Framework" ed. by Prof. V.V.N. Somayajulu & K N Prasad, pp 262-276, Allied Publishers Limited, New Delhi, 2000. (co-author Prof. K K Saxena & S C Dhal)
  • "Energy Intensity Analysis: An Input-Output Framework" Published in "Indian Economy in Input-Output Framework" ed. by Prof. V.V.N. Somayajulu & K N Prasad, pp 363-374, Allied Publishers Limited, New Delhi, 2000. (co-author Prof. K K Saxena)
  • "A New Methodology of Estimation of the Socio-Economic Dimension of Standard of Living"; Orissa Economic Journal, Vol. XXVIII, No. 1&2, Dec 1996. (co-author Binayak Rath and Sabita Acharya)
Research Guidance (Ph.D)
  • Raja Sulochana 2014
  • S D Vaishnavi Health Seeking behavior and coping up with the catastrophic health expenditure by Households in India 2010
  • Mridula S Mishra "Performance Analysis of Retailing Sector in India in the Emerging Competitive Environment"
  • Prakash Singh "Analysis of Banking sector operations in India with special response to Private banks in response to technological and other developments with a view to develop a future banking model" 2005