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Arnab K. Deb  

Specialization
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Economics
Designation
:
Associate Professor

Arnab K. Deb  

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATION
  • Ph.D. in Economics, Department of Economics, University of Connecticut,Storrs, USA, June, 2012
  • M.Sc. in Economics, Department of Economics, University of Calcutta, August, 2005
  • B.Sc. in Economics, Asutosh College, University of Calcutta, July, 2003

HONORS AND AWARDS

  • Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship, Graduate School, University of Connecticut, Spring 2012
  • Abraham Ribicoff Graduate Fellowship (To recognize an outstanding Ph.D. student who is interested in public policy), Department of Economics, University of Connecticut, Spring 2011
  • Pre-Doctoral Fellowships, Department of Economics, University of Connecticut, 2007-2011
  • Graduate Assistantship, Department of Economics, University of Connecticut, Fall 2007-Spring 2012.

 

Arnab K. Deb  

Work Experience

  • May, 2018 - Present: Associate Professor, Economics at International management Institute New Delhi
  • April, 2013 – May 2018 : Assistant Professor, Economics at International Management Institute New Delhi 
  • July, 2012 – April, 2013 : Assistant Professor in Economics and Data Analytics in the School of Business at Galgotias University, Greater Noida, India
  • August, 2007 – May, 2012 : Graduate Assistant in the Department of Economics at University of Connecticut, Storrs, U.S.A.
  • November, 2005 – June, 2006 : Research Associate at AC-Nelsen ORG Marg Social Research Division, Kolkata

Teaching Experience

Fellow Program in Management (Equivalent to Ph. D.) level

  • Advanced Microeconomic Theory
  • Industrial Organization

Post-Graduate Level

  • Managerial Economics
  • Macroeconomic Theory and Policy
  • Competitive Strategy
  • Performance Anlytics
  • Indian Economic Policy

Under-Graduate Level

  • Principles of Microeconomics
  • Intermediate Microeconomics
  • Labor Economics (Writing Course)
  • Economics of Poverty
  • History of Economic Thought
  • Empirical Methods in Economics (Econometrics)
  • Operations Research

Administrative Expereince

  • Chairperson – Admission Committee at International Management Institute (IMI) New Delhi from May 2020
  • Area Chairperson, Economics at International Management Institute (IMI) New Delhi from June 2018 – May 2020
  • Nodal Coordinator for AACSB Accreditation Process at International Management Institute (IMI) New Delhi since May 2019
  • Member of Accreditation and Regulatory Affairs (ARA) Committee at International Management Institute (IMI) New Delhi since May 2019
  • Member of AACSB Accreditation Committee at International Management Institute (IMI) New Delhi since September 2015
  • Member of AMBA re - Accreditation Committee at International Management Institute (IMI) New Delhi since August 2016
  • Member of FPM & Research Committee at International Management Institute (IMI) New Delhi since April 2017
  • Member of IT and Infrastructure Committee at International Management Institute (IMI) New Delhi since August 2016
Project Work Experience
  • Research Assistant for National Science Foundation (NSF) funded project “Economic and Social Rights: Obstacle or Handmaiden to Growth?”, under the supervision of Dr. Susan Randolph, Summer, 2011
  • Research Assistant for the project “Female Work and Fertility in the United States: Effects of Low-Skilled Immigrant Labor”, under the supervision of Dr. Delia Furtado and Dr. Heinrich Hock, Summer, 2010
  • Research Associate for the project “District Level Monitoring of all Programs of Ministry of Rural Development, India”, conducted by AC Nielsen – ORG MARG, Kolkata, India, March - June, 2006
  • Research Analyst for World Bank project “Moving out of Poverty: Growth & Democracy”, conducted by AC Nielsen – ORG MARG, Kolkata, India, November, 2005 - February, 2006



Arnab K. Deb  

Dr. Arnab K. Deb is presently working as an Associate Professor in Economics at International Management Institute New Delhi. He holds a doctorate from University of Connecticut, Storrs in the area of Economics. He earned his B.Sc. (Honors) and M.Sc. degrees from University of Calcutta. Dr. Deb has more than ten years of experience in teaching and research. His research interest includes Applied Microeconomics, Production Economics, Data Envelopment Analysis, Mathematical Economics, and Applied Econometrics.

Along with various publications in peer reviewed journals such as Empirical Economics, Indian Economic Review, Management Research Review, Global Business Review, Dr. Deb has presented his research work in several prestigious national and international conferences such as NAPW VII, 2012 Houston, Texas, USA, 2012, 50th Annual Golden Jubilee Conference of The Indian Econometric Society (TIES), IGIDR, Mumbai, 2013, 17th International Conference on Data Envelopment Analysis, University of Calgary, Canada, 2019 and IMI_SASS Conference, Chengdu, 2019. 

He has worked on an NSF (National Science Foundation) funded project “Economic and Social Rights: Obstacle or Handmaiden to Growth?. Before joining the Ph.D. program he had served as a Research Associate in AC Nielsen ORG Marg, Kolkata and worked on two projects “District Level Monitoring of all Programs of Ministry of Rural Development, India” and “Moving out of Poverty: Growth & Democracy”.

Dr. Deb has received multiple fellowships and awards in his career. He has been awarded awarded the “Pre-doctoral Fellowships” by the Department of Economics for the period 2007 to 2011 and “Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship” by the Graduate School in the year 2012. He was also recognized with the “Abraham Ribicoff Graduate Fellowship” by the Department of Economics, University of Connecticut in 2011.

Arnab K. Deb  

Refereed Papers

  1. Ray, S.C., Deb, A.K. & Mukherjee, K. Unrestricted geometric distance functions and the Geometric Young productivity index: an analysis of Indian manufacturing. Empir Econ (2020). https://doi.org/10.1007/s00181-020-01925-0
  2. Tokas, K. and Deb, A.K. (2020), "CAGE distance framework and bilateral trade flows: case of India", Management Research Review, Vol. ahead-of-print No. ahead-of print. https://doi.org/10.1108/MRR-09-2019-0386
  3. Deb, A., & Ray, S. (2014). Total Factor Productivity Growth in Indian Manufacturing: A Biennial Malmquist Analysis of Inter-State Data. Indian Economic Review, 49(1), 1-25.  www.jstor.org/stable/24583404
  4. Deb, A. K. (2014). Economic Reforms, Capacity Utilization and Productivity Growth in Indian Manufacturing. Global Business Review15(4), 719–746. https://doi.org/10.1177/0972150914543240
  5. Deb, A. K., & Ray, S. C. (2014). An Inter-state Analysis of Total Factor Productivity Growth in Selected Two-digit Manufacturing Industries in India. Global Business Review15(4_suppl), 59S-86S. https://doi.org/10.1177/0972150914550548

Book/Book Chapters
  • Mukherjee, P.,Deb, A.K.,Pang, M. (2016) China & India: History, Culture, Cooperation and Competition (ed), SAGE
  • Banik, A. and Deb, A.K. (2016), Regional Inequality over the Post – Globalization Era: A study on India and China in China & India: History, Culture, Cooperation and Competition (ed), Sage

Newspaper Article

  • “Breaking the Middle-Income Trap” in Financial Express on 13.10.2016

Case Analysis:

  • Deb, A.K. (2015), Designing and Creating Global Economic/Business Regions: A Case Study of the Rio Grande Valley Region, Global Business Review, 16 (6), 1165-1167.
Work in Progress
  1. (with Subhash C. Ray, University of Connecticut and Kankana Mukherjee, Babson College) Productivity Change over Time and the Dynamics of Cost Competitiveness: A Nonparametric Analysis of Indian Manufacturing Data
  2. (with Subhash C. Ray, University of Connecticut) Total Factor Productivity Change in Indian Cotton and Jute Industry: A pre-independence Analysis
  3. (with Kalpana Tokas) Manufacturing - Services Nexus: A GVC Analysis for India and China (Book Chapter)

Arnab K. Deb  

CONFERENCE / SEMINAR PRESENTATIONS

  • “An Inter-State Analysis of Total Factor Productivity Growth in Selected Two-Digit Manufacturing Industries in India”,“A Non-Radial Measure of Production Efficiency in Indian Manufacturing: An Analysis of State Level Data”, 8th ISDSI International Conference, Hyatt Regency, Pune, Maharashtra, January 2015
    • 50th Annual Golden Jubilee Conference of The Indian Econometric Society (TIES), IGIDR, Mumbai, December 2013
    • 7th ISDSI & 5th OSCM International Conference, IMI, Delhi, December 2013
    • 23rd Annual Conference on Contemporary Issues in Development Economics, Jadavpur University, Kolkata, January 2014
  • “Regional Inequality over the Post – Globalization Era: A study on India and China” in “International Conference on “China, India and Beyond: Understanding Cooperation, Competition and Development”, jointly organized by IMI, New Delhi and Sichuan Academy of Social Sciences, China, October 2014
  • “Infrastructure Development in India and China: A Comparative Analysis” in International Conference on “Sino – Indian Relations: Change and Development” jointly organized by Sichuan Academy of Social Sciences, Chengdu, China, Institute for Social and Economic Change (ISEC), Bangalore, and International Management Institute (IMI), October 2015
  • “Total Factor Productivity Change in Indian Cotton and Jute Industry: A pre-independence Analysis” in DEA 2019, University of Calgary, Canada
  • Manufacturing - Services Nexus: A GVC Analysis for India and China (Submitted for the 8th SASS-IMI conference, Chengdu, China 17-18 October 2019)
  • “Economic Reforms and Total Factor Productivity Growth of Indian Manufacturing Industries: An Inter-State Analysis”,
    • Center for Development Economics Seminar, Delhi School of Economics, Delhi, February 2014
    • Indian Council for Research on International Economic Relations (ICRIER), New Delhi, March 2013
    • North American Productivity Workshop VII, Houston, Texas, June 2012

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