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sksahuSantosh Kumar Sahu

Assistant Professor
Room No: HSB 330-B
Tel: +91 (44) 2257 4538
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Academic Background:
  • Ph.D. (Economics), Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, Mumbai, Maharashtra - 2013
  • M. Phil (Economics), Berhampur University, Odisha - 2006
  • M. A. (Economics), Berhampur University, Odisha - 2004
Teaching Experience:
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Humanities and Social Sciences, Indian Institute of Technology Madras, Chennai (September, 2017 - )
  • Assistant Professor, Madras School of Economics, Chennai (April, 2014 - August, 2017)
  • Lecturer, Madras School of Economics, Chennai (January, 2013 - March, 2014)
Research Interests:
  • Industrial Economics, Energy Economics, Economics of Global Climate Change
Courses taught:
  • Industrial Development & Industrial Organization; Multinational Enterprises and Industrial Policy; Energy Economics; Economic of Global Climate Change; Regional Economics; Resources & Environmental Economics
Research Papers:
  • Determinants of energy and CO2 emission intensities: a study of manufacturing firms in India, Singapore Economic Review, forthcoming, [with D. Mehta]
  • Inter-firm differences in mergers and acquisitions: a study of pharmaceutical sector in India, Journal of Economic Studies, forthcoming, [with N. Aggrawal]
  • Firm performance and diversification: an empirical investigation of chemical sector in India, Int. J. Sustainable Economy, 9(1), 56-71, 2017
  • Productivity, energy intensity and output: a unit level analysis of the Indian manufacturing sector, Journal of Quantitative Economics, 14(2), 283-300, 2016, [with H. Sharma]
  • Environmental certification and technical efficiency: a study of manufacturing firms in India, Journal of Industry, Competition and Trade, 16(2), 191-207, 2016, [with K. Narayanan]
  • Effects of climate change on household economy and adaptive responses among agricultural households in eastern coast of India, Current Science, 110(7), 1240-1250, 2016, [with K. Narayanan]
  • Energy use patterns and firm performance: evidence from Indian industries, Journal of Energy and Development, 40(1-2), 111-133, 2015, [with K. Narayanan]
  • Stock excess return, R&D intensity and market concentration: a study of IT firms in India, Asian Journal of Innovation and Policy, 4(2), 200-216, 2015, (Guest editor: M. H. Bala Subrahmanya, Indian Institute of Sciences, Bangalore, India), [with K. Narayanan]
  • Technology import, R and D spillover and export: a study of automobile sector in India, Review of Development and Change, XX(2), 257-276, 2015, Special Issue on ‘Promises and Challenges in India’s Manufacturing Sector’, Madras Institute of Development Studies, Chennai [with K. Narayanan]
  • CO2 emission from fossil fuel consumption and technology intensity: a study of Indian manufacturing industries”, Review of Market Integration, 6(3), 269-296, 2014, [with K. Narayanan]
  • Energy consumption response to climate change: policy options for India, IIM Kozhikode Society & Management Review, 3(2), pp. 123-133, 2014, [with K. Narayanan]
  • CO2 emission and firm heterogeneity: a study of metal and metal based industries in India, International Journal of Energy Technology and Policy, 9(2), 110-127, 2013, [with K. Narayanan]
  • Determinants of energy intensity in Indian manufacturing industries: a firm level study, Eurasian Journal of Economics and Business, 4(8), 13-30, 2011, [with K. Narayanan]
  • Determinants of energy intensity in Indian manufacturing industries: a cross-sectional study, Electrical India, 51(6), 108-120, 2011 [with K. Narayanan]
In Edited Volumes:
  • Foreign direct investment and business cycle co-movement: evidence from Asian countries, in Globalisation of Technology, N.S. Siddharthan and K. Narayanan (Eds.), Springer, forthcoming (with U. Patnaik)
  • Impact of agricultural related technology adoption on poverty: a study of select households in rural India, in Technology: Corporate and Social Dimensions, N.S. Siddharthan and K. Narayanan (Eds.), 141-156, 2016, Springer [with S. Das]
  • Exports and participation in CDM in technology intensive industries in India, in Globalization of Indian Industries: Productivity, Exports and Investment, Filip De Beule and K. Narayanan (Eds.), 121-140, 2016, Springer [with K. Narayanan]
  • Labour and energy intensity: a study of pulp & paper industries in India, in Human Capital and Development, N. S. Siddharthan and K. Narayanan (Eds.), 55-76, 2013, Springer [with K. Narayanan]
  • Health, income inequality and climate related disasters at household level: reflections from an Orissa district, in Health Environment and Sustainable Development: Perspectives and Issues, N. Audinarayana, U. V. Somayajulu, K. E. Vaidyanathan, C. P. Prakasam (Eds.), 138-156, 2011, Serials Publications [with K. Narayanan]
  • Role agricultural reforms in India and China – an analysis, in WTO and Indian Economy, M. S. Gupta (Ed.), Serials Publications, 160-176, 2007, [with D. Bishoyi]
Current Research Papers:
  • Do knowledge spillovers attenuate R&D investment? Evidence from Indian manufacturing firms [with U. Patnaik and K. Narayanan]
Working Papers:
  • An Alternative Argument of Green Solow Model in Developing Economy Context, Madras School of Economics working paper 160, 2017 [with Arjun Shatrunjay]
  • Export Performance, Innovation, and Productivity in Indian Manufacturing Firms, Madras School of Economics working paper 159, 2017 [with S. Ramaswamy and A. Choutagunta]
  • Evaluating Asian FTAs: What do Gravity Equation Models Tell Us?, Madras School of Economics working paper 152, 2016 [with S. Ramaswamy and A. Choutagunta]
  • Determinants of Outsourcing in the Automobile Sector in India, Madras School of Economics working paper 151, 2016 [with I. Roy]
  • The Tradeoffs between GHGs Emissions, Income Inequality and Productivity, Working Paper 144, 2016 [with U. Patnaik]
  • Mergers and Acquisitions in the Indian Pharmaceutical Sector, Madras School of Economics working paper 122, 2015 [with N. Agarwal]
  • Technology import, R and D spillover and export: a study of automobile sector in India, Madras School of Economics working paper 98, 2015 [with K. Narayanan]
Conference Papers:
  • (2017), Do knowledge spillovers attenuate R&D investment? Evidence from Indian manufacturing firms, XII Annual Conference of Knowledge Forum at NCCDS, Odisha, India [with U. Patnaik and K. Narayanan]
  • (2016), Foreign Direct Investments and Business Cycle Co-movement: Evidence from Asian Countries, XI Annual Conference of Knowledge Forum at IIT Madras, Chennai, India [with U. Patnaik]
  • (2016), The Tradeoffs between GHGs Emissions, Income Inequality and Productivity, International Seminar on “Creation and Diffusion of Technology”, organized by Knowledge Forum and hosted by IIT Bombay, Mumbai, India [with U. Patnaik]
  • (2016), Growth of Micro Manufacturing Enterprises in Kerala, UGC Sponsored national seminar on “Informal Sector and Conditions of Employment in Kerala” at the St. Aloysius College, Elthuruth, Thrissur, Kerala, India, [invited lecture]
  • (2015), Index of Financial Inclusion: A Study of Determinants Across Indian States, Fifth Faculty Seminar, Madras School of Economics, Chennai [with S. Banerjee]
  • (2015), Do Policies Interventions Really Matter to Eradicate Poverty? A Case Study in Rural India, Fifth Seminar, Madras School of Economics, Chennai [with S. Das]
  • (2014), Determinants of Energy Intensity of Indian Manufacturing Firms: A Dynamic Panel Data Analysis, Fourth Faculty Seminar, at Madras School of Economics, Chennai, India
  • (2012), Technology Sourcing, Foreign Equity Participation and Energy Intensity in Indian Manufacturing, Annual Conference of Academy of International Business (AIB), at Washington DC, USA [with K. Narayanan]
  • (2011), The Dynamics, Growth and Impact of the Indian Aviation Industry, Annual Conference of The Indian Econometric Society, at Devi Ahalya University, Indore, India [with K. Dalal, K. Narayanan and K. Sudhakar]
  • (2010), Decomposition of Industrial Energy Consumption In Indian Manufacturing: The Energy Intensity Approach, Annual Conference of IASSI and Knowledge Forum on “Frontier Issues in Technology, Development and Environment” at Madras School of Economics, Chennai, India [with K. Narayanan]
  • (2010), Determinants of Energy Intensity in Indian Manufacturing Industries: An Econometric Analysis, Second Annual International Conference on “Skills Development for New Dynamism in Asian Developing Countries under Globalization”, organized by the Graduate School of International Development (GSID), Nagoya University, Japan and Royal University of Phnom Penh, Cambodia [with K. Narayanan]
Research Guidance:
  • Supervised 32 Masters’ degree students at Madras School of Economics, in the areas of Industrial Economics, Energy Economics and Development Economics
Involvement in Research Project:
  • Co-principle Investigator, Policy Determinants of Household Economic Development, Sponsored by the University of Alberta, Canada and M.S. Swaminathan Research Foundation (MSSRF), Chennai, India, 2014-15, [with S. Das]
Journal Article Refereeing:
  • Journal of Economic Studies, Journal of Economic Modelling, Academic of International Business, Economic Bulletin, International Journal of Global Energy Issues, Journal of Economics and International Finance, Lakes & Reservoirs: Research and Management, Economic and Political Weekly, and Sarvekshana
Training/Workshop Participated:
  • Climate Change I-V-A Workshop, Ministry of Environmental and Forest, Government of India, 2014
  • Training Workshop on Climate Change Scenarios, Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology, Pune, Maharashtra, India, 2007
  • Research Methodology in Labour Economics, V.V. Giri National Institute of Labour Economics, Noida, India, 2006
Other Academic Engagements:
  • Hon. Coordinator of Website and Publications & Life Member, Forum for Global Knowledge Sharing, www.fgks.in
  • Invited speaker, in “InnovaTN 2017” jointly organized by Entrepreneurship Development and Innovation Institute and IFMR-LEAD, 2017
  • Member, Expert committee for evaluating proposals submitted under ATI-Research Studies, Entrepreneurship Development and Innovation Institute, 2017
  • Invited Speaker, Refresher Course in Economics (Batch XIV) on “Economics and Econometrics: Use of Economic Theory and Econometrics in Analyzing Indian Economic Problems”, Department of Economics, Madras University, Chennai, 2017
  • Scientific Committee Member, Fourth International Conference on “Poverty and Sustainable Development (ICPSD)”, The International Institute of Knowledge Management, Colombo, Sri Lanka, 2017
  • Member, Program Committee, APAIS International Conference on Applied Science and Engineering, Jeju National University International Center, Jeju Island, Korea, 2016
  • Invited Speaker, Demand Analysis and Production Functions Using STATA, SRM University, Chennai, 2015
  • Member, International Editorial Committee in “Workshop on Healthcare and Nursing”, Jeju National University International Center, Jeju Island, Korea. 2013
  • Member, Advisory Board for the Cappadocia Series, International Energy Economics and Policy Conference 2013, Cappadocia, Nevsehir, Turkey, 2013.
Awards/Fellowships:
  • Prof. Raghuram Rajan’s “Young Scholar Grant Programme” to participate National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) Summer Programme 2016, Boston, MA, USA
  • Selected for the India-China Young Scholars Forum on “Indo-Sino Relations and Asia-Pacific Security Pattern” Academy of World Watch, Shanghai, China, 2014
  • Excellence in Ph.D. Research Award 2012-2013, IIT Bombay, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India, 2013
  • JSPS Student Exchange Program for East Asian Young Researchers, GSID, Nagoya University, Nagoya, Japan, 2010