Publications, Working Papers and Conference Presentations


Select Publications

Forthcoming, “Determinants of Energy and CO2 Emission Intensities: A Study of Manufacturing Firms in India”, Singapore Economic Review, DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1142/S0217590817400173 [with D. Mehta]

Forthcoming, Foreign direct investment and business cycle co-movement: evidence from Asian countries, in Globalisation of Technology, N.S. Siddharthan and K. Narayanan (Eds.), Springer, (with U. Patnaik)

Forthcoming, “Inter-firm differences in mergers and acquisitions: a study of pharmaceutical sector in India”, Journal of Economic Studies, Vol. 44, No.5, Emerald [with N. Aggrawal]

(2017), "Firm Performance and Diversification: An Empirical Investigation of Chemical Sector in India", Int. J. Sustainable Economy, Vol. 9, No. 1, pp.56–71.

(2016), “Productivity, Energy Intensity and Output: A Unit Level Analysis of the Indian Manufacturing Sector”, Journal of Quantitative Economics, Vol. 14, Issue 2, pp 283–300, Springer, DOI: 10.1007/s40953-016-0034-7 [with H. Sharma]

(2016), “Environmental Certification and Technical Efficiency: A Study of Manufacturing Firms in India”, Journal of Industry, Competition and Trade, Vol. 16, Issue 2, Springer, DOI: 10.1007/s10842-015-0213-9 [with K. Narayanan]

(2016), “Climate Change Effects on Household Economy and Adaptive Responses Among Agricultural Households in Eastern Coast of India”, Current Science, Vol. 110, No. 7, pp. 1240-1250, DOI: 10.18520/cs/v110/i7/1240-1250 [with K. Narayanan]

(2016), “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.), pp 141-156, 10.1007/978-981-10-1684-4_8, Springer [with S. Das]

(2016), “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.), pp. 121-140, DOI: 10.1007/978-981-10-0083-6, Springer [with K. Narayanan]

(2015), “Technology Import, R and D Spillover and Export: A Study of Automobile Sector in India”, Review of Development and Change, Vol. XX, No. 2, pp. 257-276, Special Issue on ‘Promises and Challenges in India’s Manufacturing Sector’, Madras Institute of Development Studies, Chennai [with K. Narayanan]

(2015), “Energy Use Patterns and Firm Performance: Evidence from Indian Industries”, Journal of Energy and Development, Vol. 40, No. 1 and 2, pp. 111-133, International Center for Energy and Economic Development, USA [with K. Narayanan]

(2014), “CO2 Emission from Fossil Fuel Consumption and Technology Intensity: A Study of Indian Manufacturing Industries”, Review of Market Integration, 6, No. 3, pp. 269-296, doi: 10.1177/0974929215582243 [with K. Narayanan]

(2014), “Energy Consumption Response to Climate Change: Policy Options for India”, IIM Kozhikode Society & Management Review, Vol. 3, No. 2, pp. 123-133, doi: 10.1177/2277975214544014 [with K. Narayanan]

(2013), “Labour and Energy Intensity: A Study of Pulp & Paper Industries in India”, in Human Capital and Development, N. S. Siddharthan and K. Narayanan (Eds.), Chapter 5, pp. 55-76, 10.1007/978-81-322-0857-0_5, Springer

(2013), “CO2 Emission and Firm Heterogeneity: A Study of Metal and Metal Based Industries in India”, International Journal of Energy Technology and Policy, Vol. 9, No. 2, pp. 110-127, DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1504/IJETP.2013.058110 [with K. Narayanan]

(2011), “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.), pp. 138-156, ISBN: 978-81-838-7513-4, Serials Publications [with K. Narayanan]

(2011), “Determinants of Energy Intensity in Indian Manufacturing Industries: A Firm Level Study”, Eurasian Journal of Economics and Business, Vol. 4, No. 8, pp. 13-30 [with K. Narayanan]


Working Papers: Madras School of Economics, Chennai


(2016), “Evaluating Asian FTAs: What do Gravity Equation Models Tell Us?”, Working Paper 152 [with S. Ramaswamy and A. Choutagunta]

(2016), “Determinants of Outsourcing in the Automobile Sector in India”, Working Paper 151 [with I. Roy]

(2016), “The Tradeoffs between GHGs Emissions, Income Inequality and Productivity”, Working Paper 144 [with U. Patnaik]

(2015), “Impact of Agricultural Related Technology Adoption on Poverty: A Study of Select Households in Rural India”, Working Paper 131 [with S. Das]

(2015), “Mergers and Acquisitions in the Indian Pharmaceutical Sector”, Working Paper 122 [with N. Agarwal]

(2015), “Productivity, energy intensity and output: a unit level analysis of the Indian manufacturing sector”, Working Paper 119 [with H. Sharma]

(2015), “Determinants of energy and CO2 emission intensities: a study of manufacturing firms in India”, Working Paper 116 [with D. Mehta]

(2015), “Technology import, R and D spillover and export: a study of automobile sector in India”, Working Paper 98 [with K. Narayanan]

(2014), “Energy use patterns and firm performance: evidence from Indian industries”, Working Paper 92

(2013), “CO2 emission and technology sourcing: a study of Indian manufacturing industries”, Working Paper No. 82 [with K. Narayanan]


Conference and Seminar Papers Presented

(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, [Jointly with U. Patnaik]

(2016), “Growth of Micro Manufacturing Enterprises in Kerala”, P.G. Dept. of Economics, UGC Sponsored national seminar on Informal Sector and Conditions of Employment in Kerala at the St. Aloysius College, Elthuruth, Thrissur, Kerala, India, [invited talk]

(2015), “Index of financial inclusion: a study of determinants across Indian states”, Fifth MSE Faculty Seminar, Madras School of Economics, Chennai [Jointly with S. Banerjee]

(2015), “Do policies interventions really matter to eradicate poverty? a case study in rural India”, Fifth MSE Faculty Seminar, Madras School of Economics, Chennai [Jointly with S. Das]

(2015), “Productivity, energy intensity and output: a unit level analysis of the Indian manufacturing sector”, X Annual Conference of Knowledge Forum organized jointly with Indian National Academy of Engineering (INAE) on “Technology, Growth and Sustainability”, at National Institute of Advanced Studies (NIAS), Bangalore, India [Jointly with H. Sharma]

(2015), Impact of Agricultural Related Technology Adoption on Poverty: A Study of Select Households in Rural IndiaHarnessing Technology for Challenging Inequality, at Tata Institute of Social Sciences, organized by Forum for Global Knowledge Sharing  [Jointly with Sukanya Das]

(2015), Technology import, R and D spillover and export: a study of automobile sector in India, 6th Annual British Northern Universities India Forum (BNUIF) conference in association with the Madras Institute of Development Studies (MIDS) on “Achieving Accelerated Manufacturing Growth: The Promise and Challenges”, at Connemera Taj Hotel, Chennai [Jointly with K. Narayanan]

(2014), Environmental certification and technical efficiency: a study of manufacturing firms in India, IX Annual Conference of Knowledge Forum organized jointly with Indian National Academy of Engineering (INAE) on “Technology: Corporate and Social Dimensions”, at National Institute of Advanced Studies (NIAS), Bangalore, India [Jointly with K. Narayanan]

(2014), Determinants of energy intensity of Indian manufacturing firms: a dynamic panel data analysis, IV MSE Faculty Seminar, at Madras School of Economics, Chennai, India

(2013), Exports and participation in clean development mechanism [CDM] in technology intensive industries in India, VIIIth Annual Conference of Knowledge Forum on “Emerging Technologies and Development” at Indian Institute Technology Bombay, India, [Jointly Prof. K. Narayanan]

(2013), CO2 emission from fossil fuel consumption and technology intensity: a study of Indian manufacturing industriesIII MSE Faculty Seminar, Madras School of Economics, Chennai, India and VII Annual Conference of Knowledge Forum on “Technology Intensity and Global Competitiveness”, at Symbiosis International University, Pune, India [Jointly with K. Narayanan]

(2013), Determinants of Energy Intensity in Indian Manufacturing Industries: A Dynamic Panel Data Analysis, 49th Annual Conference of The Indian Econometrics Society, at Patna University, Patna, Bihar, India

(2012), Technology sourcing, foreign equity participation and energy intensity in Indian manufacturing”, Annual Conference of Academy of International Business, at Washington DC, USA [Jointly with K. Narayanan]

(2012), CO2 emission and firm heterogeneity: a study of metals & metal based industries in India, IEG International Workshop on “Towards Greening the Economy”, Institute of Economic Growth, New Delhi, India [Jointly with K. Narayanan]

(2012), Energy consumption response to climate change: options for India, National Seminar on “Institution, Structure and Organization in Globalizing India with Special Focus on Science and Technology Economy and Society”, at Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, India [Jointly with K. Narayanan]

(2012), Energy intensity and firm performance: does energy consumption pattern matter?, 48th Annual Conference of The Indian Econometric Society, at Pondicherry University, India

(2011), Energy intensity and firm performance: does energy cluster matter?, VI Annual Conference of Knowledge Forum in Collaboration with TIFAC & IASSI on “Agglomeration, Technology Clusters and Networks” at Goa University [Jointly with K. Narayanan]

(2011), Total factor productivity and energy intensity in Indian manufacturing: a cross-sectional study, workshop on “Economic Reforms and the Evolution of Productivity in Indian Manufacturing” organized by IIT Bombay, CMD Dharwad, and School of Environment and Development, University of Manchester, UK [Jointly with K. Narayanan]

(2011), Climate related disasters, health and income inequality: reflections from select villages of Kendrapada district, Odisha, The Eight Annual Conference of IASSH on “Health Transition and Sustainable Development”, at Sri Venkateswara University, Tirupati, Andhra Pradesh, India, [Jointly 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 (Jointly with K. Dalal, K. Narayanan & K. Sudhakar)

(2010), Labour and energy intensity: a study of pulp and paper industries in India, Joint Annual Conference of IASSI & Knowledge Forum on “Science, Technology and Economy: Human Capital and Development”, at Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, Mumbai, India [Jointly with K. Narayanan]

(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 and in the 46th Annual Conference of the Indian Econometric Society at Jammu University, Jammu, India [Jointly with K. Narayanan]

(2010), Determinants of energy intensity in Indian manufacturing industries: an econometric analysis, 2nd 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 & Royal University of Phnom Penh, Cambodia [Jointly with Prof. K. Narayanan], available as MPRA Paper 21646

(2009), Determinants of Energy Intensity: A Preliminary Investigation of Indian Manufacturing, 45th Annual Conference of the Indian Econometric Society, Gauhati University, Assam, India [Jointly with K. Narayanan]

(2008), Cost benefit analysis of watershed development programme: a study of Bichhiwada watershed project, Udaipur, Rajasthan, National Conference on "Rainwater Harvesting and its Management for Sustainable Development" NERIST, Arunachal Pradesh, India

(2005), Agricultural Reforms in India and China – An Analysis, Annual Conference of All India Economic Association, at Visakhapatnum, Andhra Pradesh, India