Faculty Details

Faculty Detail

Arnab K. Deb  

Specialization
:
Economics
Designation
:
Assistant Professor
Email
:
arnab.deb@imi.edu

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 EXPERIENCES

  • April, 2013 – Present : Assistant Professor in Economics at International Management Institute (IMI), New Delhi (http://imi.edu/page_show/delhi_home)
  • 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
  • November, 2005 – June, 2006 : Research Associate at AC-Nelsen ORG Marg Social Research Division, Kolkata



  • Arnab K. Deb  

    Dr. Arnab Deb holds doctorate in Economics from University of Connecticut, Storrs. His doctoral dissertation is an application of microeconomic theory to Indian data for the organized manufacturing sector. He earned his B.Sc. (Honors) and M.Sc degrees from University of Calcutta. His research interest includes Applied Microeconomics, Data Envelopment Analysis, Mathematical Economics, and Applied Econometrics.

    Dr. Deb has more than six years of experience in teaching and research. He has worked on an NSF (National Science Foundation) funded project “Economic and Social Rights: Obstacle or Handmaiden to Growth?. His major responsibility in that project was to design alternative approaches to define an indicator of the extent to which countries are fulfilling their economic and social rights obligations under the International Covenant for Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (ICESCR). 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” He has attended and presented research paper at international conferences.

    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. This award is given annually to recognize an outstanding Ph.D. student who is interested in public policy.

    Arnab K. Deb  

    RESEARCH INTERESTS
    • Applied Microeconomics, Data Envelopment Analysis, Productivity and Efficiency Analysis, Mathematical Economics, Applied Econometrics, Labor Economics
    PUBLICATION
    • (with Subhash C. Ray) Total Factor Productivity Growth in Indian Manufacturing: A Biennial Malmquist Analysis of Inter-State Data; forthcoming, Indian Economic Review, Vol. XLIX, No.1, 2014      
    • Economic Reforms, Capacity Utilization, and Productivity Growth in Indian Manufacturing; Global Business Review 15 (4) October - December 2014

       Web Link: http://gbr.sagepub.com/content/15/4/719.full.pdf+html

    • (with Subhash C. Ray) An Inter-State Analysis of Total Factor Productivity Growth in Selected Two-Digit Manufacturing Industries; Global Business Review 15 (4S) December 2014

       Web Link: http://gbr.sagepub.com/content/15/4_suppl/59S.full.pdf+htm


    Research in Progress
    • A Non-Radial Measure of Production Efficiency in Indian Manufacturing: An Analysis of State Level Data
    • (with Subhash C. Ray) “Non-Parametric measurement of Scale Economies and Capacity Utilization in Indian Manufacturing” (under preparation)
    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  

    CONFERENCE / SEMINAR PRESENTATIONS

    • “A Non-Radial Measure of Production Efficiency in Indian Manufacturing: An Analysis of State Level Data”, at 8th ISDSI International Conference, Hyatt Regency, Pune, Maharashtra, January, 2015
    • “An Inter-State Analysis of Total Factor Productivity Growth in Selected Two-Digit Manufacturing Industries in India”,
      • 50th Annual Golden Jubilee Conference of The Indian Econometric Society (TIES) , IGIDR, Mumbai, 2013
      • 7th ISDSI & 5th OSCM International Conference, IMI, Delhi, 2013
      • 23 rd Annual Conference on Contemporary Issues in Development Economics, Jadavpur University, Kolkata, 2014 
    • “Economic Reforms and Total Factor Productivity Growth of Indian Manufacturing Industries: An Inter-State Analysis”,
      • North American Productivity Workshop VII, Houston, Texas, June 2012
      • Indian Council for Research on International Economic Relations (ICRIER), New Delhi, March, 2013
      • Center for Development Economics Seminar, Delhi School of Economics, Delhi, February 2014
    • “Profit Efficiency of Indian Manufacturing Sector”, Brownbag Seminar Series, Department of Economics, University of Connecticut, April 2010

    WORKSHOP /CONFERENCE / SEMINAR PARTICIPATION

    • 4 – Day “Case Writing & Case Teaching” Workshop conducted by Ivey Business School, Canada at International Management Institute (IMI), Delhi, May 2013
    • 3-Day Workshop on “Data Envelopment Analysis” conducted by Dr. Subhash C. Ray, University of Connecticut, USA at Jadavpur University, Kolkata, January, 2007
    • DSE–TIES conference on “Indian Economy: Issues and Perspectives” at Delhi School of Economics, August 23- 24, 2013
    • Seminar on “Labor Intensive Industrialization in India: Examining the constraints to employment intensive growth” at ICRIER, July 26, 2013
    • ICRIER-KAS Seminar on “12th Five Year Plan: Challenges and Opportunities for the Social Sector” at ICRIER, May 27th, 2013
    • Association of Graduate Economics Students (AGES) sponsored Distinguished Speaker Seminar on “School Choice and Urban School Districts” at University of Connecticut, 2012
      • Speaker: Dennis Epple (Carnegie Mellon University)
    • Association of Graduate Economics Students (AGES) sponsored Distinguished Speaker Seminar on “This Time is Different: Eight centuries of Financial Folly” at University of Connecticut, 2011
      • Speaker: Carmen Reinhart (Peterson Institute for International Economics)
    • Association of Graduate Economics Students (AGES) sponsored Distinguished Speaker Seminar on “Housing Prices and the Real Economy” at University of Connecticut, 2009
      • Speaker: Karl Case (Wellesley College)
    • Association of Graduate Economics Students (AGES) sponsored Distinguished Speaker Seminar on "The Case for Pigovian Taxation – why We Should Tax Gas, and Substantially So” at University of Connecticut, 2007
      • Speaker: George N. Mankiw (Harvard University)

    Arnab K. Deb  

    TEACHING EXPERIENCES

    Post-Graduate Level

    • Managerial Economics
    • Macroeconomic Theory and 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

    OTHER EXPERIENCES

    • Member of the Organizing Committee for 7th ISDSI & 5th OSCM International Conference, 2013 at International Management Institute (IMI), Delhi
    • Organizer of the Guest Lecture – Data Envelopment Analysis: A Powerful Tool for Researcher –for F.P.M. (Ph.D.) students at International Management Institute (IMI), Delhi on August 22nd, 2013
    • Member of the Organizing Committee for Association of Graduate Economics Students (AGES) sponsored Distinguished Speaker Seminar on “Trade and the Diffusion of the Industrial Revolution" at University of Connecticut in 2009      Speaker: Dr. Robert E. Lucas, Jr. (University of Chicago)
    • Vice-President, Association of Graduate Economics Students (AGES), Department of Economics, University of Connecticut, Fall 2009-Spring 2010
    • Member, Association of Graduate Economics Students (AGES), Department of Economics, University of Connecticut, Fall 2007-Summer 2012

    Faculty and Research

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