Sabuj Kumar Mandal

 

Assistant Professor
Room No.: HSB 339
Phone: +91 (44) 2257 4532
Email : sabuj@iitm.ac.in, sabujecon@gmail.com

 

 

Academic Background:

  • Ph.D. (Economics) from Institute for Social and Economic Change Bangalore, 2010
  • M.Sc. (Economics) from University of Calcutta, 2004
  • B.Sc. (Economics) from Scottish Church College, Kolkata, 2002

Research Interests:

  • Energy and Environmental Economics
  • Industrial Economics
  • Behavioral Economics
  • Efficiency and Productivity Analysis (frontier approach)

Teaching Interests:

  • Micro and Macroeconomics
  • Environmental and Resource Economics
  • Econometrics
  • Game theory

Courses Taught:

  • Econometrics I
  • Econometrics II
  • Applied Econometrics
  • Microeconomics II
  • Environmental & Resource Economics
  • Principles of Economics

Research Guidance:

  1. Devleena Chakravarty (Roll No: HS14D001) – Revisiting the nexus between economic growth and environmental quality: A methodological perspective – degree awarded
  2. Ipshita Rakshit (Roll No: HS15D030) – Three essays on energy efficiency, convergence and causality: A global analysis – ongoing
  3. Anviksha Drall (Roll No: HS16D021) – Non-farm sector employment and adaptation to climate change in agriculture – ongoing

Professional experience:

  • November, 2011 – present : Assistant Professor, Humanities and Social Sciences, IIT Madras
  • October, 2010- October,2011: Assistant Professor, T.A.Pai Managemet Institute, Manipal
  • February, 2010 – October, 2010: Faculty Associate, T.A.Pai Management Institute, Manipal

Publications in refereed journals:

  • Mandal S.K and Chakravarty D.,2016.“Is Environmental Kuznets Curve a universal phenomenon? An econometric analysis of the existing studies”, The Journal of Developing Areas, Vol 50, no 6, pp.261-27.
  • Bernard, J. and Mandal, S.K.,2016. “Impact of trade openness on environmental quality: an empirical analysis of emerging and developing economies”, WIT Transactions on Ecology and the Environment, Vol.203, pp 195-209.
  • Chakravarty, D. and Mandal, S.K.,2015.“Estimating the relationship between economic growth and environmental quality for the BRICS economies- a dynamic panel data approach”, The Journal of Developing Areas, Vol 50, No 5, pp 119-130.
  • Mandal, S.K., Madheswaran, S. “Productivity growth in Indian cement industry: Panel estimation of stochastic production frontier”, forthcoming in Journal of Developing Areas, Vol. 46 No. 1 Spring 2012.
  • Mandal, S.K., Madheswaran, S., 2010. “Environmental efficiency of the Indian cement industry: An interstate analysis”, Energy Policy 38(2), 1108-1118, (Elsevier Publication).
  • Mandal, S.K., Madheswaran, S., 2010. “Energy use efficiency of Indian cement companies: A Data Envelopment Analysis”, published online in Energy Efficiency, Vol.4, No.1, 57-73 (Springer Publication).
  • Mandal, S.K., 2010. “Do undesirable output and environmental regulation matter in energy efficiency analysis? Evidence from Indian cement industry”, Energy Policy 38(10), 6076-6083, (Elsevier Publication).
  • Mandal, S.K., Madheswaran, S., 2010. “Causality between energy consumption and output growth in the Indian cement industry: An application of the panel vector error correction model”, Energy Policy 38 (11), 6560-6565 (Elsevier Publication).
  • Mandal, S.K., 2010. “Measuring environmental efficiency and cost of pollution abatement: An application of directional distance function to Indian cement industry”, published in South Asian Journal of Management, Vol.17, No.3, 23-37, published by Association of Management Development Institutions in South Asia (AMDISA).

Published Working Papers (Refereed):

  1. Mandal, S.K., Madheswaran, S., 2009. “Technological Progress and Scale Effect and Total Factor Productivity Growth, in Indian Cement Industry: Panel Estimation of Stochastic Production Frontier”, published in Institute for Social and Economic Change (ISEC) working paper series, 2009 (No. 216).
  2. Mandal, S.K., Madheswaran, S., 2009. “Environmental efficiency of the Indian Cement Industry: An interstate analysis”, published in ISEC working paper series, 2009 (No.227).
  3. Mandal, S.K., Madheswaran, S., 2009. “Energy use efficiency in Indian cement industry: Application of Data Envelopment Analysis and Directional Distance Function”, published in ISEC working paper series, 2009 (No. 230).
  4. Mandal, S.K., Madheswaran, S., 2010. “Measuring Energy Use Efficiency in Presence of Undesirable output: An application of Data Envelopment Analysis to Indian Cement industry”, published in ISEC working paper series, 2010 (No. 235).
  5. Mandal, S.K., Madheswaran, S., 2010. “Causality between energy consumption and output growth in Indian cement industry: An Application of Panel Vector Error Correction Model” published in ISEC working paper series, 2010 (No.238).

Presentations in National and International Conferences: 

  • Is economic growth a cause or cure for environmental degradation? Evidence from developing economies (jointly with Devleena Chakravarty). Presented in East Asian Association of Environmental and Resource Economics (EAAERE) Conference 2017 at Singapore.
  • An Efficiency Oriented Environmental Kuznets Curve: A Global Level Analysis With Directional Distance Function (jointly with Devleena Chakravarty). Accepted for presentation in DEA2017: 15th International Conference on Data Envelopment Analysis. Organized by University of Economics, Prague, Czech Republic, June 26 – 29, 2017.
  • Is Environmental Kuznets Curve a universal phenomenon? An econometric analysis of the existing studies (jointly with Devleena Chakravarty), at the Asia Pacific Conference on Business and Social Sciences (APCBSS) 2016, Dubai, 16- 17 April 2016.
  • Estimating The Relationship Between Economic Growth And Environmental Quality For The BRICS Economies-A Dynamic Panel Data Approach (jointly with Devleena Chakravarty) at the Asia Pacific Conference on Business and Social Sciences (APCBSS) 2015, Kuala Lumpur, 23- 24 November 2015. (Got best paper award).
  • Revisiting Growth-Environment relationship- An econometric analysis of existing literature, in 51st Annual Conference of The Indian Econometric Society held at Punjabi University at Patiala, 12-14 December 2014.
  • Impact of environmental regulation on efficiency: a firm level analysis of Indian cement industry in 50th Annual Conference of The Indian Econometric Society held at IGIDR, Mumbai, 20-23 December 2013.
  • Demand Side Aspect of Energy Security Problem: A study of Indian cement industry, in the International conference on ‘India and Russia: Problem in Ensuring the Energy Security’, organized by The Institute of Public Enterprise (IPE), Hyderabad under the auspices of the Indian Council of Social Science Research (ICSSR), New Delhi and the Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow, 25-26 February, 2009.

Other Professional Appointments:

  • Invited to review a paper for Energy Economics (Elsevier Science)
  • Invited to review a paper for Journal of Developing Areas
  • Invited to review a paper for Energy Policy (Elsevier Science)
  • Invited to review a paper for Energy Efficiency (Springer)
  • Invited to review two papers for Journal of Social and Economic Development
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