Dr. Alok Ranjan Dutta

Assistant Professor, Department of Economics
  • Phone No. - 9707876905
  • Department of Economics
  • Designation - Assistant Professor

Profile

 

Academic Qualification 

Ph.D (Economics)

 Professional/Teaching Experience 

 Teaching Post-Graduate students since February, 2011 

Areas of  Research Interest 

Issues in Development Economics, Agricultural Economics, Social Sector, Informal Sector.

 

Publications

    Journal Articles    

  • "Does productivity increase with Firm size in the Unregistered Manufacturing Sector? Evidence from an Indian State. IUP journal of Applied Economics, Vol.19, issue. 2, April, 2020,pp.7-34
  • “Performance of the Manufacturing sector in Assam in the Post-liberalization period” Dialogue Quarterly , Vol.21, No.2, October-December,2019 ,pp. 102-113.
  • "Productivity Performance  and Employment Pattern in the Unregistered Manufacturing Sector of Assam" IASSI-Quarterly,Volume-36,Issue-1,(January-March),2017
  • "Interdependence Between Registered and Unregistered Manufacturing Sectors-Evidence from Assam" ASSAM ECONOMIC REVIEW, Gauhati University,Vol.10,March,2017,PP-114-128
  • "Crop Diversification in Assam- Extent, Nature and Determinants" MAN & DEVELOPMENT,Vol.XXXVIII,No.2,June, 2016,PP.21-33 
  • “Unregistered Manufacturing Sector of Assam- Its Growth,  Composition and Structure", ASSAM ECONOMIC JOURNAL, Dibrugarh University,Vol.XXXVII,2015,PP.19-36
  • "Status of Implementation of the MGNREGA in Assam- All is Not Well", JOURNAL OF RURAL DEVELOPMENT,Vol.33,No.2,2014,PP.173- 82
  • "Rural Health Infrastructure in Assam- A District Level Analysis", INDIAN JOURNAL OF REGIONAL SCIENCE,Vol.XXXXIV,No.1.PP-105-116,2012 

    Book Chapters

  •  “Food security in India – Issues and Challenges” in R. Ahmed (Ed) Rural Poverty Food Security & Nutritional Status (2013) ISBN 978-93-82030-21-8

    Conferences/Seminars  

    • "Impact of Formality on the Performance and Growth of the Unregistered Manufacturing Enterprises: Evidence from Assam" presented in the 56th Annual conference of Indian Econometric Society (TIES), organised by School of Economics, Madurai Kamraj University, Madurai, Tamilnadu, India, during 8-10th January 2020.

      "Does Firm Size Matter? An Appraisal of the Size- Productivity Relationship in the Unregistered Manufacturing Sector of Assam" Presented in the National Seminar organised by Dept. of Economics,Gauhati University under DRS-SAP of the UGC on 29-30 March,2019 

      "Performance of the Unregistered Manufacturing Sector of Assam- Is Small Always Beautiful?" Presented in the 19th Annual Conference of North East Economic Association (NEEA), organised by North Eastern Hill University (NEHU) from 23rd -24th March 2018. 

    • “Does flood influence the agricultural diversification? Evidence from a farm level survey in the Brahmaputra Valley of Assam” presented in the 52nd Annual conference of Indian Econometric Society (TIES), organised by IIM, Kozhikode, Kerala during 4-6th January 2016.

    • “Growth and Structure of the Unregistered Manufacturing Sector of Assam” presented in the 17th Annual Conference of North East Economic Association (NEEA) organized by Dept of Economics, Rajiv Gandhi University, Itanagar from 30th October to 31st  October, 2015 

    • “MGNREGS, A Theoretically Good but Operationally Flawed Scheme -  Insights from Assam” presented in the National Seminar organized by Department of Economics, Gauhati University under DRS – SAP of the UGC on 27-28 March, 2015.

    • " Financial Inclusion and its Determinants in Assam" presented in the National seminar  held at  Dept of Economics, Dibrugarh University under DRS-II, SAP on 7th March 2013.

    • “Examining the Convergence in the Rural Health Infrastructure of Assam” Presented in the 13th annual conference of North East Economic Association (NEEA) organized by Assam University, Silchar during 16 to 18thNovember, 2011

      Professional  Development Course

       Capacity Building Workshop on TFPG and TE organised by Dept. of Economics , Gauhati University from 26 to 28 February,2020 under UGC-SAP-DRS-II Programme 

      ‘International Summer school in Economics (focusing on Macro Economics, Spatial analysis and Network analysis)’ organized by dept. of Economics, Presidency University, Kolkata from 29th  July to 2nd  August, 2019.

      Workshop on “Productive Efficiency: Theory and Practice” organised by HSS & M, IIT, Bhubaneswar under GIAN programme of MHRD from 30th May 2016 to 8th June 2016

      Workshop on “Time Series Econometrics” organized by the school of HSS, IIT, Guwahati in collaboration with The Indian Econometric Society during 6-10 July,2015

      Training Programme on " Research Issues and Methods in India's Plantation Sector" organised by Centre for Development Studies, Thiruvananthapuram, jointly with OKD Institute of Social Change and Development, Guwahati during 7-8th November 2014

      Refresher Course on "Macro Policies and Regional Development” organized by Dept. of Economics, Mumbai University, India, from 4th to 24 December,2014

      Course on "Research Methods in Labour Studies" organised by V.V. Giri National Labour Institute , Noida UP during July 16-20,2012

      Membership of Professional Bodies

      Life  member of Indian Society of Agricultural Economics

      Life  member of Regional Science Society, India 

      Life  member of North East Economic Association 

Courses Taken

 Economics of Growth and Development

Agricultural Economics

Micro Economics

Emerging Issues in Indian Economy

Profile

Profile

 

Academic Qualification 

Ph.D (Economics)

 Professional/Teaching Experience 

 Teaching Post-Graduate students since February, 2011 

Areas of  Research Interest 

Issues in Development Economics, Agricultural Economics, Social Sector, Informal Sector.

 

Publications

Publications

 

    Journal Articles    

  • "Does productivity increase with Firm size in the Unregistered Manufacturing Sector? Evidence from an Indian State. IUP journal of Applied Economics, Vol.19, issue. 2, April, 2020,pp.7-34
  • “Performance of the Manufacturing sector in Assam in the Post-liberalization period” Dialogue Quarterly , Vol.21, No.2, October-December,2019 ,pp. 102-113.
  • "Productivity Performance  and Employment Pattern in the Unregistered Manufacturing Sector of Assam" IASSI-Quarterly,Volume-36,Issue-1,(January-March),2017
  • "Interdependence Between Registered and Unregistered Manufacturing Sectors-Evidence from Assam" ASSAM ECONOMIC REVIEW, Gauhati University,Vol.10,March,2017,PP-114-128
  • "Crop Diversification in Assam- Extent, Nature and Determinants" MAN & DEVELOPMENT,Vol.XXXVIII,No.2,June, 2016,PP.21-33 
  • “Unregistered Manufacturing Sector of Assam- Its Growth,  Composition and Structure", ASSAM ECONOMIC JOURNAL, Dibrugarh University,Vol.XXXVII,2015,PP.19-36
  • "Status of Implementation of the MGNREGA in Assam- All is Not Well", JOURNAL OF RURAL DEVELOPMENT,Vol.33,No.2,2014,PP.173- 82
  • "Rural Health Infrastructure in Assam- A District Level Analysis", INDIAN JOURNAL OF REGIONAL SCIENCE,Vol.XXXXIV,No.1.PP-105-116,2012 

    Book Chapters

  •  “Food security in India – Issues and Challenges” in R. Ahmed (Ed) Rural Poverty Food Security & Nutritional Status (2013) ISBN 978-93-82030-21-8

    Conferences/Seminars  

    • "Impact of Formality on the Performance and Growth of the Unregistered Manufacturing Enterprises: Evidence from Assam" presented in the 56th Annual conference of Indian Econometric Society (TIES), organised by School of Economics, Madurai Kamraj University, Madurai, Tamilnadu, India, during 8-10th January 2020.

      "Does Firm Size Matter? An Appraisal of the Size- Productivity Relationship in the Unregistered Manufacturing Sector of Assam" Presented in the National Seminar organised by Dept. of Economics,Gauhati University under DRS-SAP of the UGC on 29-30 March,2019 

      "Performance of the Unregistered Manufacturing Sector of Assam- Is Small Always Beautiful?" Presented in the 19th Annual Conference of North East Economic Association (NEEA), organised by North Eastern Hill University (NEHU) from 23rd -24th March 2018. 

    • “Does flood influence the agricultural diversification? Evidence from a farm level survey in the Brahmaputra Valley of Assam” presented in the 52nd Annual conference of Indian Econometric Society (TIES), organised by IIM, Kozhikode, Kerala during 4-6th January 2016.

    • “Growth and Structure of the Unregistered Manufacturing Sector of Assam” presented in the 17th Annual Conference of North East Economic Association (NEEA) organized by Dept of Economics, Rajiv Gandhi University, Itanagar from 30th October to 31st  October, 2015 

    • “MGNREGS, A Theoretically Good but Operationally Flawed Scheme -  Insights from Assam” presented in the National Seminar organized by Department of Economics, Gauhati University under DRS – SAP of the UGC on 27-28 March, 2015.

    • " Financial Inclusion and its Determinants in Assam" presented in the National seminar  held at  Dept of Economics, Dibrugarh University under DRS-II, SAP on 7th March 2013.

    • “Examining the Convergence in the Rural Health Infrastructure of Assam” Presented in the 13th annual conference of North East Economic Association (NEEA) organized by Assam University, Silchar during 16 to 18thNovember, 2011

      Professional  Development Course

       Capacity Building Workshop on TFPG and TE organised by Dept. of Economics , Gauhati University from 26 to 28 February,2020 under UGC-SAP-DRS-II Programme 

      ‘International Summer school in Economics (focusing on Macro Economics, Spatial analysis and Network analysis)’ organized by dept. of Economics, Presidency University, Kolkata from 29th  July to 2nd  August, 2019.

      Workshop on “Productive Efficiency: Theory and Practice” organised by HSS & M, IIT, Bhubaneswar under GIAN programme of MHRD from 30th May 2016 to 8th June 2016

      Workshop on “Time Series Econometrics” organized by the school of HSS, IIT, Guwahati in collaboration with The Indian Econometric Society during 6-10 July,2015

      Training Programme on " Research Issues and Methods in India's Plantation Sector" organised by Centre for Development Studies, Thiruvananthapuram, jointly with OKD Institute of Social Change and Development, Guwahati during 7-8th November 2014

      Refresher Course on "Macro Policies and Regional Development” organized by Dept. of Economics, Mumbai University, India, from 4th to 24 December,2014

      Course on "Research Methods in Labour Studies" organised by V.V. Giri National Labour Institute , Noida UP during July 16-20,2012

      Membership of Professional Bodies

      Life  member of Indian Society of Agricultural Economics

      Life  member of Regional Science Society, India 

      Life  member of North East Economic Association 

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