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- Ph.D. (Economics) Department of Econometrics, University of Madras -1985
- M.Phil. (Economics) Department of Econometrics, University of Madras -1978
- M.A. (Economics), The Ethiraj College for Women, University of Madras – 1977
- Rockefeller Foundation, Post-Doctoral Fellow, Economic Growth Center, Yale University, USA (2 years during1989-1994)
Courses and Teaching Interests:
- Economics of Industrial Organization
- Micro/Macro Economics
- Applied Economics/Applied Econometrics
- Money, Banking and Finance
- Statistical System in India
- Current Economic Issues
- Labour Economics
- Economics of Human Resources (Education, Health, Migration)
- Technical Education & Manpower
- Gender Discrimination
- Industrial Economics
- Banking & Financial Economics
- Ph.D. – 9 completed; 1 ongoing; MS -3; M.Phil: 1
- Completed 6 sponsored research projects funded by agencies such as The Rockefeller Foundation, USA, UNDP, NCAER & Planning Commission GOI, ICSSR, TN State DPEP &SSA.
- Sunitha, S and D. Malathy (2013), “Measuring Efficiency of Technical Education Institutions in Kerala Using Data Envelopment Analysis”, in Siddharthan N and K Naryanan(Eds.), Human Capital and development- The Indian Experience, Springer
- Lakshmi Kumar, D. Malathy and LS. Ganesh (2011), “The Diffusion of ATM Technology in Indian Banking, Journal of Economic Studies, Vol. 38 (4).
- Brintha Lakshmi, L.S Ganesh andd D. Malathy D (2011), ,” Urban Housing in Developing Countries-A Holistic Approach”, Urban India . Vol 31, (1).
- Lakshmi Kumar D Malathy and L S Ganesh (2010), “Productivity Growth and Efficiency Change in Indian Banking: Technology Effect vs Catch-up Effect”, Journal of Advances in Management Research, Volume 7.
- Prhabeesh, KP, D. Malathy & R. Madhumathy (2009), “Precautionary and Mercantilist Approaches to Demand for International Reserves: An Empirical Investigation in Indian Context”, Macroeconomics and Finance in Emerging Market Economies, Vol.2 (2).
- Sumitha, S and D. Malathy (2009), “The Changing Structure and Growth of Employment in Kerala, 1993/4 to 2004/5”, The Indian Journal of Laour Economics, Vol.52(2).
- Malathy, D and P. Duraisamy (2008), “Women’s Participation in S&T Education and Labour Market in India” in Neelam Kumar (Ed.) Women S&T in India Oxford University Press, Delhi.
- Rajesh Raj, SN and D. Malathy (2008), “Efficiency and Productivity in the Indian Unorganised Manufacturing Sector:Did Reforms Matter?” International Review of Economics, Vol.55 (4).
- Malathy, D (2007), “Child Schooling and Child Work,” in Abusalleh Shariff and Krishnaraj Maithreyi (eds), State, Markets and Inequalities:Human Development in Rural India, Orient Longman: New Delhi.
- Prhabeesh, KP, D. Malathy & R. Madhumathi (2007), “Demand for Foreign Exchange Reserves in India: A Cointegration Approach, South Asian Journal of Management, Vol.14 (2).
- Rajesh Raj, SN and Malathy, D (2005), ” Structure, Employment and Productivity Growth: Evidence from the Unorganized Manufacturing Sector in India, 1984/5- 1994/5″, Journal of International Business and Entrepreneurship, Vol. 11(1).
- Ramasastri, AS, D. Malathy and LVLN Sarma (2003), “Market Efficiency in the Indian Stock, Forex and Call Money Markets,” Review of Development & Change, Vo. VII (1).
- Duraisamy, P and D. Malathy (2003), “Public Expenditure and Grants-in-Aid for Secondary Education in Tamil Nadu”, Journal of Educational Planning and Administration, Vol. XVII (4).
- Sukanya, S and D. Malathy (2002), “Distribution and Determinants of Child Morbidity in Rural Tamil Nadu,” Asian-African Journal of Economics & Econometrics, Vo.2(1).
- Malathy, D (2000), “Financing Technical Education in India,” Journal of Educational Planning and Administration, Vol XIV, No(1).
- P. Duraisamy and D Malathy, (1997), “Male-Female Earnings Differentials in the Scientific and Technical Labor Market in India,” Research in Labor Economics, Vol. 16.
- Malathy, D (1997), “Women’s Choice of Work and Fertility in Urban Tamil Nadu, India” Research in Population Economics, Vol. 8.
- Malathy, D and P. Duraisamy (1996), “Sex Discrimination in Indian Labor Markets”, Feminist Economics, Vol. 2 (2).
- Duraisamy, P and D. Malathy (1995), “Determinants of Investment in Health of Boys and Girls: Evidence from Rural Households of Tamil Nadu, India”, Indian Economic Review, Vol. 30 (2).
- Duraisamy, P and D. Malathy1(995), “Returns to Higher Education in India”, Journal of Educational Planning and Administration, Vol. 9 (1).
- Malathy, D (1994), “Women’s Labor Supply: Methodological Issues and Sensitivity Analysis”, Journal of Quantitative Economics, Vol10 (2).
- Malathy, D (1994), “Education and Women’s Time Allocation to Nonmarket Work in Urban India” Economic Development and Cultural Change, Vol. 42 (4).
- Participated and presented papers in over 50 national and international conferences
- Head of the department from March 2014 to till date
- Convener – Programme and Curriculum Development and Coordinator Economics Group -Five Year Integrated Masters Programme, IIT Madras, 2004-06
- Chairperson, Women’s Forum IIT Madras, 2000-2003
- Warden – Sarayu Hostel, 1990-1992
- Member of the Institutional Review Board, YRG CARE, Chennai (2003 onwards)
- Member of the Senate at NITT (since 2008) & NITK (since 2013)
- Member Board of Studies in Economics of several institutions
- Member Advisory Board, Centre for Data sharing, Yale University, USA (1995-2000)
- Member of the Academic Council, Mother Teresa Woman’s University, 1992-1995
- Life Member The Indian Econometric Society