Sandeep Kumar Kujur

Assistant professor (Economics)
Room No: HSB  240C
Telephone: +91-44-2257-4500
Email: sandeep@iitm.ac.in
Personal webpage: https://sites.google.com/view/sandeepkumarkujur/home

 

Research Interests:

  • Industrial Economics
  • Economics of Technology and Innovation,
  • Labour and Development Economics.

Academic Background:

  • PhD (Economics), Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, 2017.
  • MPhil (Economics), University of Hyderabad, Hyderabad, 2010.
  • MA (Economics), Sambalpur University, Sambalpur, 2008.

Past Experience:

  • Assistant Professor, Indian Institute of Technology Madras, Chennai (from 01-06-2022 – continuing)
  • Assistant Professor, Institute of Public Enterprise, Hyderabad (from 01-06-2017 to 31-05-2022).

Professional Achievements:

  • Regional Ambassador (India), Human Resource Development International, Taylor & Francis,
  • Visiting Faculty, Department of Business Management, Central University of Odisha, Koraput, Odisha, 2021.
  • Visiting Fellow, Department of Economics, Jadavpur University, 2018.

Scholarships and Recognitions: 

  • Qualified for UGC-NET (JRF) in Economics, 2011.
  • Rajiv Gandhi National Fellowship, UGC in Economics, 2008.
  • Best Paper Award for the paper titled “Government Policies, Technological Changes and Industrial Energy Efficiency: A Case of Pulp and Paper Industry in India” at the 14th Globelics International Conference held in Bandung, Indonesia, October 12-14, 2016.

Publications:

Journal Articles:

  • Kujur, S.K., & Goswami, D. (2022). Do comprehensive labor measures reduce the severity of the pandemic? Evidence from India. International Journal of Social Economics. ID: https://doi.org/10.1108/IJSE-04-2021-0241.
  • Goswami, D., & Kujur, S.K. (2022). Employment inequality in India during the pandemic. Equality, Diversity, and Inclusion: An International Journal. ID: https://doi.org/10.1108/EDI-06-2021-0146.
  • Kujur, S.K., & Goswami, D. (2021). National Manufacturing Policy: A reality check. Economic and Political Weekly, 56(45-46), 20-24.
  • Goswami, D. & Kujur, S.K. (2021). Need for minimum wage. Economic and Political Weekly (Letters), 56(30), 4-5.
  • Kujur, S.K., & Goswami, D. (2021). Do Covid-19 induced NHRD policies have a dampening effect on employment? Human Resource Development International, 24(4), 454-464, ID: https://doi.org/10.1080/13678868.2021.1936404.
  • Kujur, S.K., & Goswami, D. (2020). COVID-19: Severity of the pandemic and responses of Indian states. Journal of Public Affairs, 20(4), ID: https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/pa.2362.
  • Kujur, S.K. (2019). Use of Traditional Inputs and Advanced Industrial Technology in Value-added within the Pulp and Paper Industry in India. Journal of Sustainable Forestry, 38(6), 542-557, ID: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/10549811.2019.1598439.
  • Kujur, S.K. (2018). Impact of Technological Change on Employment: Evidence from the Organised Manufacturing Industry in India. The Indian Journal of Labor Economics, 61(2), 339-376, ID: https://doi.org/10.1007/s41027-018-0138-z.
  • Kujur, S.K. (2017). Globalization, Energy Efficiency and Material Consumption in India’s Pulp and Paper Industry (1980-81 to 2009-10). Review of Development and Change, 22(1), 138-172, ID: https://doi.org/10.1177/0972266120170106.
  • Kujur, S.K. (2016). Testing the Role of Trade and Input Use in the Long-run and Short-run Growth of India’s Pulp and Paper Industry. The Empirical Economics Letters, 15(3), 257-264, ID: The Empirical Economics Letters (my100megs.com).
  • Kujur, S.K. (2015). An Empirical Assessment of Long-run Growth in India’s Pulp and Paper Industry, 1961-2011. International Journal of Development and Social Research, 4(2), 67-84.
  • Kujur, S.K. & Panda, A. (2013). OTIF Score and Consumer Complaints: New Integrated Micro Measures to Assess Mill Performance. Inpaper International, 16(1), 31-33.

Book

  • Mishra, R.K., Potaraju, G., Nori, U., Krishna, P.S.J., & Kujur, S.K. (2020). Industrial development in Telangana through Telangana Industrial Development Project approval and Self certification system (Ts-ipass). New Delhi: Academic Foundation. ISBN 9789332705319.

Research project completed:  

  • Kujur, S. K. (2022). Labor Displacement Potential of Technology Adoption: Firm Level Evidence from Indian Manufacturing Industry, Major research project awarded in 2017-18 by Indian Council of Social Science Research (ICSSR), Ministry of Education, Government of India.
  • Mishra, R.K., Potaraju, G., Nori, U., Krishna, P.S.J., & Kujur, S.K. (2020). Evaluation of Telangana state industrial project approval and self-certification system (TS-iPASS), Government of Telangana.

Conference Participated:

  • Presented the paper titled “Technological Changes in the Pulp and Paper Industry in India: An Inspection of Traditional and Advanced Inputs Use” in the 12th Asia-Pacific Productivity Conference held at Seoul National University, Seoul, South Korea during July 4th – 6th, 2018.
  • Presented the paper titled “Changing Material Consumption and its Sustainability in the Resource-based Manufacturing: An Assessment of Pulp and Paper Industry in India” in the 17th International Joseph A. Schumpeter Society Conference held at Seoul National University, Seoul, South Korea during July 2nd – 4th, 2018.
  • Presented the paper titled “Changing Material Consumption and its Sustainability in the Resource-based Manufacturing: An Assessment of Pulp and Paper Industry in India” in the 4th International Conference on South Asian Economic Development held at the Faculty of Economics, South Asian University, New Delhi during February 22nd – 23rd, 2018.
  • Presented the paper titled “Labor Displacement Potential of Technology Adoption: Firm Level Evidence from Indian Manufacturing Industry” in the 59th Indian Society of Labour Economics (ISLE) Annual Conference held at Gulati Institute of Finance and Taxation (GIFT), Trivandrum during December 16th – 18th, 2017.
  • Presented the paper titled “Increasing Value Addition in the Resource-based Pulp and Paper Manufacturing in India: Assessing the Role of Traditional and Advanced Inputs Use” in the 8th National Seminar on “Industrial Statistics” organized by Central Statistical Office, Industrial Statistics Wings, Ministry of Statistics and Program Implementation, Govt. of India, Kolkata held on December 15th, 2017.
  • Presented the paper titled “Declining Energy Intensity in the Pulp and Paper Industry in India: Does Traditional and Advanced Inputs Use Make a Difference?” in the 12th Annual International Conference of Forum for Global Knowledge Sharing on “Changing Paradigms in Technology, Trade and Development” held at Nabakrushna Choudhury Centre for Development Studies, Bhubaneswar, India, during November 11th – 12th, 2017.
  • Presented the paper titled “Towards Higher Energy Efficiency: How does Traditional and Advanced Inputs Use Affect Energy Intensity in the Pulp and Paper Industry in India?” in the 22nd Biennial Conference of Association of Indian Economic and Financial Studies (AIEFS) held at Nabakrushna Choudhury Centre for Development Studies, Bhubaneswar, India, during July 31st – August 01st, 2017.
  • Presented the paper titled “Degree of Value addition, and the Use of Traditional and Advanced Inputs in Different Raw material-based Sectors of the Pulp and Paper Industry in India (1998-99 to 2009-10)” in the 53rd Annual Conference of The Indian Econometric Society (TIES) held at National Institute of Science Education and Research, Bhubaneswar, India during December 22-24, 2016.
  • Presented the paper titled “Technological Change and Energy Efficiency: Understanding the Linkages in India’s Pulp and Paper Industry” in the 11th Annual International Conference of Forum for Global Knowledge Sharing on “Globalization of Technology and Development” held at Department of Humanities and Social Sciences, IIT Madras Chennai, India during December 3-5, 2016.
  • Presented the paper titled “Government Policies, Technological Changes and Industrial Energy Efficiency: A Case of Pulp and Paper Industry in India” in the 14th Globelics International Conference on “Innovation, Creativity and Development: Strategies for Inclusiveness and Sustainability” held at Bandung, Indonesia during October 12-14, 2016.
  • Presented the paper titled “Technological Changes in India’s Pulp and Paper Industry: A Firm Level Analysis” in 2nd PAN-IIM World Management Conference on “Globalizing Indian Thought” organized by Indian Institute of Management Kozhikode, India held during November 5-8, 2014.
  • Presented the paper titled “Vertical Integration and Advanced Input Use in Different Raw-material based Sectors of the Pulp and Paper Industry in India, 1998-99 to 2009-10” at the 5th National conference on “Industrial Statistics” organized by Central Statistical Office, Industrial Statistics Wings, Ministry of Statistics and Program Implementation, Govt. of India, Kolkata, held during October 29-30, 2014.
  • Presented the paper titled “Technological Changes in India’s Pulp and Paper Industry” at the National Conference on “India’s Industrialization: How to Overcome the Stagnation” organized by the Institute for Studies in Industrial Development, New Delhi during December 19-21, 2013.
  • Presented the paper titled “The Development, Structure and Growth of India’s Pulp and Paper Industry” in CESP Young Scholars’ Seminar organized by Centre for Economic Studies and Planning, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, India, held during March 12th-13th, 2012.

 

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