Pushpa Laxminarayan Trivedi

Designation: 
Professor and Head
Phone: 
+91-22-2576-7373
Email: 
trivedi@hss.iitb.ac.in
Fax Number: 
+91-22-2572-3480
Education: 
  • Post-Doctoral Research Fellow, International Finance Section, Department of Economics, Princeton University (1993-94)
  • Ph. D. (1988), University of Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
  • M.A. in Economics (1977), University of Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
  • B.A. in Economics (1975), Ramnarain Ruia College, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Experience: 
  • Institute Chair Professor (since 23-11-2015 todate)

  • Professor (since 22-03-2003 todate) Department of Humanities and Social Sciences, IIT-Bombay

  • Director, Centre for Multi-Disciplinary Development Research, Dharwad, an ICSSR institution under the purview of MHRD and Government of Karnataka (July 10, 2012 to Jan 9, 2014 during the lien period from IIT Bombay).

  • Associate Professor (since 02-06-1997 to 21-03-2003) Department of Humanities and Social Sciences, IIT-Bombay

  • Assistant Professor (joined on 11-02-1991), Department of Humanities and Social Sciences, IIT-Bombay

  • Research Officer, RBI Unit, Department of Economics, University of Mumbai, Department of Economics, 1985-1991.

  • Research Associate, IFCI Unit, Department of Economics, University of Mumbai, 1983-85

  • Lecturer in Degree College: St. Xavier's College, Mumbai, 1981-1983

  • Lecturer in Degree College: Maharshi Dayanand College, Mumbai, 1977-1981

Research Interests: 
  • Open-economy Macroeconomics

  • Environmental Economics

  • International Trade and Finance

  • Indian Economy

  • Infrastructure Planning and Policies

  • Productivity: Measurement, Comparisons and Determinants,

  • Research Methodology

Courses Taught: 
  • Advanced Economic Theory (Post-graduate course)

  • Applied Econometrics (Post-graduate course)

  • Development, Planning and Policies (Post-graduate course)

  • Economics (Undergraduate course)

  • Environmental Planning and Policies (Post-graduate course teaching since 2000)

  • Environmental Studies (Undergraduate course)

  • Financing of Economic Development (Post-graduate course)

  • Indian Economic Environment (Post-graduate course)

  • International Finance and Monetary Systems (Undergraduate course)

  • International Trade and Finance (Post-graduate course)

  • Managerial Economics and Business Policies (Post-graduate course)

  • Micro-level Planning (Post-graduate course)

  • Planning and Economic Policies in India (Undergraduate course)

  • Research Methodology and Computer Aided Applied Statistics (Post-graduate course)

Publications: 
  • Panda, Devi and Pushpa Trivedi (2016),‘Macroeconomic Determinants of India’s Foreign Exchange Reserves: An Empirical Analysis’ The IUP Journal of Applied Economics (ISSN: 0972-6861) (Accepted for publication)

  • Panda, Devi and Pushpa Trivedi (2015), ‘Macroeconomic Determinants of Remittances: A Cross Country Analysis’ IPE Journal of International Economics, Vol. 6 No. 2, pp July-December, pp.79-96

  • Trivedi, Pushpa (2015), Uttara Kannada District Human Development Report 2014, Uttara Kannada Zilla Panchayat and Planning, Programme Monitoring and Statistics Department, Government of Karnataka (with contributions from faculty at CMDR Dharwad), Part 1 of the report available at http://zpkarwar.kar.nic.in/publication/docs/ English /EnglishPart1.pdf

  • Trivedi, Pushpa (2015), Koppal District Human Development Report 2014, Koppal Zilla Panchayat and Planning, Programme Monitoring and Statistics Department, Government of Karnataka (with contributions from faculty at CMDR Dharwad).

  • Panda, Bibekanand and Pushpa Trivedi (2015), ‘Inter-District Inequalities in Per Capita Real Income: A Study of Odisha’, Business Sciences International Journal, Volume 3, Issue 2, pp. 36-49.

  • Trivedi, Pushpa and Devi Prasad Panda (2014), ‘Macroeconomic Determinants of Private Transfers to India’, Journal of Quantitative Economics, Vol.12 1: New Series, pp. 51-76.

  • Nayak, Nayanatara, Pushpa Trivedi and D. R. Revankar (2014), ‘Developing Health Accounts: Underpinning for Maharashtra State’, Anveshana, Vol. 4, No.2.

  • Trivedi, Pushpa and Samir Ranjan Behera (2012), ‘Macroeconomic Fundamentals as Determinants of Equity Prices: An Empirical Analysis for India’, The ICFAI IUP Journal of Applied Finance, Vol 18, No.1, July.

  • Trivedi, Pushpa and Samir Ranjan Behera (2012), ‘The Macroeconomic Determinants of the Gold Prices in India: An ARDL Approach’, Journal of International Economics, Vol 3, Issue 2, July-Dec.

  • Trivedi, Pushpa, L. Lakshmanan, Rajeev Jain and Dr. Yogesh Kumar Gupta (2011), Productivity, Efficiency and Competitiveness of the Indian Manufacturing Sector, Development Research Group, Study No. 37, Department of Economic Analysis and Policy, Reserve Bank of India, Mumbai. Also available at https://rbidocs.rbi.org.in/rdocs/ Publications/PDFs/37DRGSN0611.pdf

  • Trivedi, Pushpa and Rajmal (2011), ‘Growth Effects of Fiscal Policy of Indian States’, Millennial Asia, Vol 2, No. 2, July-Dec.

  • Trivedi, Pushpa and N.C. Pradhan (2010), ‘Exports and Growth Nexus in India: An Econometric Analysis’, in Millennial Asia, Vol. 1, No. 1, pp. 97-124.

  • Patankar, Archana, and Pushpa Trivedi (2010), ‘Monetary Burden of Health Impacts of Air Pollution in Mumbai, India: Implications for Public Health Policy’, Public Health (2010), doi:10.1016/j.puhe.2010.11.009

  • Archana Patankar and Pushpa Trivedi (2009), "Assessing the health impacts of air pollution : A Case Study of Mumbai in Poverty, Health and Development", ed. Sujit Kumar Paul, Commonwealth, New Delhi.

  • Trivedi, Pushpa (2007), ‘Role of the State in Globalizing India’, in Markets and Institutions: Indian Experience During Nineties, eds. Kantawala B. S.and T. R. Bishnoi, Wisdom Publications, New Delhi.

  • Trivedi, Pushpa and Abhilash Nair (2007), ‘Determinants of FII Investment Inflow to India’, in Foreign Institutional Investors: Indian and Global Scenario, ed., Gopal Krishna Murthy G,  ICFAI Books, Hyderabad (also published in The ICFAI Journal of Applied Finance, April 2006).

  • Trivedi, Pushpa (2007), ‘Globalization and Women: With Special Reference to India’, in National Seminar on Gender Equality, Women Development Cell, University of Mumbai, Mumbai.

  • Thakore, Sangeeta, Pushpa Trivedi, D. Parthasarathy and Vinod Sharma (2006), "Application of Life Cycle Approaches to Household Waste Management in Mumbai, India" In Proceedings of the Seventh International Conference EcoBalance, organised by sponsored by SNTT, AIST and MITI, Tsukuba, Japan, November, 2006.

  • Panchmukhi, P.R., Pushpa Trivedi, Sailabala Debi, Arun Kumar and Pritee Sharma (2007), Natural Resource Accounting in Karnataka: A Study of the Land & Forestry Sector (Excluding Mining), Central Statistical Organization, Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation, Government of India, New Delhi, also available at http://www.mospi.nic.in/mospi_cso_rept_pubn.htm

  • Trivedi, Pushpa and Archana Patankar (2006), ‘Methodologies for Valuation of Health Effects of Air Pollution’, in Towards Cleaner and Greener Environment, Technical Compendium of Steel Authority of India (SAIL), Mumbai.

  • Trivedi, Pushpa and Pritee Sharma (2005), ‘Multilateralism, Regionalism and Trade Dispute Settlement in WTO: Implications for Developing Countries’, Journal of Indian School of Political Economy, Vol. 17, Jan-June.

  • Trivedi, Pushpa (2005), ‘Infrastructure Development in Maharashtra’, In Maharashtra Development Report, 2003, Planning Commission, Government of India, New Delhi.

  • Trivedi, Pushpa (2005), "Constraints in Indo-Pak Economic Cooperation" In India-Pakistan Relations: Courting Peace from the Corridors of War, ed., Kamath P.M., Promilla & Co. and Bibliophile South Asia, New Delhi and Chicago, USA.

  • Trivedi, Pushpa (2004), "An Inter-State Perspective on Manufacturing Productivity in India: 1980-81 to 2000-01", Indian Economic Review, Vol. 39, pp. 203-237.

  • Trivedi, Pushpa (2004), "External Sector Reforms in India: A Critical Evaluation" In Reforms, Institutions and Policies: Challenges Confronting the Indian Economy, Romar Correa and L.G. Burange, eds., Himalaya Publishing House, Mumbai.

  • Trivedi, Pushpa (2003), ‘Growth and Productivity in Selected Manufacturing Industries in India: A Regional Perspective’, Visiting Research Fellow Series, # 375,  Institute of Developing Economies, Japan External Trade Organization, Chiba, Japan.

  • Trivedi, Pushpa and Ilika Chakrakravarty (2003), ‘Tourism: Issues in Development’, In The Economy of Maharashtra: Changing Structure and Emerging Issues, ed., Mungekar, Bhalchandra, Dr. Ambedkar Institute of Social and Economic Change, Mumbai.

  • Trivedi,  Pushpa (2000), Productivity in Major Manufacturing Industries in India: 1973-74 to 1997-98,  Development Research Group, Study No. 20, Department of Economic Analysis and Policy, Reserve Bank of India, Mumbai (also available athttp://rbidocs.rbi.org.in/rdocs/Publications/PDFs/15432 .pdf)

  • Trivedi,  Pushpa (1999), "Determinants of Real Exchange Rate in India: Fundamentals and Policies" in Fifty Years of Development Economics: Essays in Honour of Prof. P. R. Brahmananda, eds., Vasudevan, A., D.M. Nachane and A.V. Karnik, Himalaya Publishing House, Mumbai.

  • Trivedi,  Pushpa (1998), "Capital Inflows to the Indian Economy: Causes and Consequences",Journal of Indian School of Political Economy, Vol. X, No. 4, Oct-Dec.

  • Trivedi, Pushpa (1998), "Interest Rate Determinants in a Small Open Economy: The Indian Case", International Journal of Development Banking, Vol. 16, No. 1, Jan.-June.

  • Trivedi,  Pushpa (1996), "Real Effective Exchange Rate Indices of the Rupee: A Comparison of the Selected Alternative Series", Artha Vijnana, March.

  • Trivedi,  Pushpa (1992), "The Impact of Recent Policy Measures on India"s Balance of Payments: An Analytical Exercise", Indian Economic Journal, Vol 39, No.3, pp.58-87.

  • Trivedi,  Pushpa (1990), "The Role of Monetary Policy in Controlling Money Stock in India, 1960-61 to 1988-89", Indian Economic Journal, Vol. 38, pp 133-146.

  • Trivedi,  Pushpa (1989), "Real Effective Exchange Rate of the Indian Rupee, 1970-71 to 1985-86", In India's Balance of Payments: In the Seventies and in the Eighties, Himalaya Publishing House, Bombay.Brahmananda, P.R. and Pushpa Trivedi (1987), "The Changing Fiscal Frame of India", in The Development Process of the Indian Economy, eds., P.R. Brahmananda and V.R. Panchmukhi, Himalaya Publishing House, Bombay.

  • da Costa G.C. and Pushpa Trivedi, (1983), "Terms of Trade: An Alternate Method", Indian Economic Journal, Vol 30, Jan-Mar, pp 119-130.

Conferences: 
  • Presentations at the International Conferences (since 2002)

  • Trivedi, Pushpa (2016), ‘Water Related Challenges for India’s Sustainable Development’, atSustainable Development Workshop, organized by Monash Business School and Sustainability Network, to be held at Monash University Conference Centre, Prato, Italy, 24-25 June, 2016 (Accepted for presentation).

  • Trivedi, Pushpa (2016), Panelist for discussion on ‘Macro- Economic aspect of Entrepreneurship: Role of public policy and fiscal consolidation’ at the International Conference on Creative Entrepreneurship: A Sustainable Approach for Economic Growth, organized by the VES Institute of Management Studies and Research, Mumbai, India, February 12.

  • Trivedi, Pushpa (2016), ‘Food and nutritional security in India and the Potential Role of Agribusiness’, accepted for presentation at International Conference on Agribusiness in Emerging Economies, held at IRMA, Gujarat, India, 6-7 January 2016.

  • Trivedi, Pushpa (2015), ‘Agricultural Trade in India: Need for Review of Agricultural Policy’, Second Indianlics International Conference on Systems of Innovation for Inclusive Agriculture and Rural Development, organized by Centre for Development Economics and Innovation Studies (CDEIS) and Planning Commission Chair, Punjabi University, Patiala, July 28-29.

  • Trivedi, Pushpa (2015), ‘A Review of Food Security Policies in India with Special Reference to Farming Community’, at the Workshop on Sustainability, organized by Monash Business and Sustainability Network & Centre for Development Economics and Sustainability, held at Monash University Conference Centre, Prato, Italy, 22-23 June.

  • Trivedi, Pushpa (2011), ‘Political Economy of Inflation in Global and National Economies: With Special Reference to India’, The Asian Conference on the Social Sciences, Osaka, June 2-5, 2011.

  • Trivedi, Pushpa and Rajmal (2011), ‘Regional Development and the Conduct of Fiscal Policy: Econometric Analysis of Major States of India’, at the International Conference on ‘Peace, Security and Economic Development in South Asia’ held from March 4-6, at Punjabi University Campus, Patiala.

  • Trivedi, Pushpa (2009), Represented the Asian Productivity Organization, Japan, as the leading technical expert to the National Productivity Council, Islamic Republic of Iran at the "Second International Conference on Productivity" organized during 11 to 13 October, and made presentations on (i) Productivity Measurement and Improvement; Productivity; (ii) Efficiency Competitiveness and Financial Management; (iii) Capital productivity; and, (iv) Methods for Improvement of Productivity, Efficiency and Competitiveness.

  • Trivedi, Pushpa (2008),Health Effects of Air-Pollution in Asian Cities: A Case Study of Mumbai, Workshop on Environment and Development in Asia Organized by The Committee of Environment Frontiers International Program, The Graduate School of Environmental Studies, Tohoku University, 29th January.

  • Trivedi, Pushpa (2007),Productivity in Manufacturing Sector: A Comparative View of India and China,at the International Conference on Globalisation of Chinese and Indian Enterprises, Organized by the Forum for Global Knowledge Sharing, New Delhi and HSS Department, Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, November 2 - 3. 

  • Trivedi, Pushpa (2007), Institutional Reforms and Infrastructure in India: with Special Reference to Power Sector, at the INDO-RUSSIAN Seminar on "Institutional Reforms and Development Units in Transitional Economy", Sponsored by The Russian Academy of Sciences (RAS), Moscow and Indian Council of Social Science Research (ICSSR), New Delhi, Organized by Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research (IGIDR) Goregaon (East), Mumbai-400065 (INDIA) on February 13. 

  • Trivedi, Pushpa and Archana Patankar (2006), Outdoor Air Pollution and Health Insecurity: A Case Study of Mumbai (India), 38th Asia-Pacific Academic Consortium for Public Health (APACPH) Conference, Bangkok, 3- 6 December.

  • Trivedi, Pushpa (2006), Agricultural Policy in India and its Impact on Environment, Food and Health Security at the International Workshop on Environmental and Health Risk for Sustainability in Developing Countries, Center for Advanced Inter-Departmental Studies in Science and Technology  (CAST), Tohoku University, Sendai, Japan on 27th November.

  • Thakore, Sangeeta, Pushpa Trivedi, D. Parthasarathy and Vinod Sharma (2006), Application of Life Cycle Approaches to Household Waste Management in Mumbai, India, Proceedings of the Seventh International Conference EcoBalance, organized by sponsored by SNTT, AIST and MITI, Tsukuba, Japan, November (presentation made by Sangeeta Thakore).

  • Trivedi, Pushpa (2006), India"s Role in Asian Symbiosis, at the International Symposium Kyushu International University, Fukuoka, Japan, organized by The Academic Society for Asian Symbiosis, on the common theme of Symbiosis in East Asia from the Point of Economy, and Culture, 14th October.

  • Trivedi, Pushpa and Pritee Sharma (2006), Agricultural Productivity in Maharashtra, India: A District-wise Analysis at the 5th Biennial Conference of Asia Pacific Productivity Conference, at Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea, 17 -19 August (presentation made by Pritee Sharma).

  • Trivedi, Pushpa and Pritee Sharma (2005),Domestic Support to Agriculture in India: Implications for the Environment, at the Trade and Environment session of the International Conference on Environment and Development: Developing Countries Perspectives organized by the International Trade and Development Division, School of International Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi., on April 8. 

  • Trivedi, Pushpa (2002),Export Performance and Productivity: A Cross-country Evidence, Economics Department, Thammasat University, Bangkok, Thailand, 15th July. 

  • Trivedi, Pushpa (2002),Productivity in Selected Manufacturing Industries in India: A Regional Perspective,Institute of Developing Economies-JETRO, Chiba, Japan, 9th July.

  • Trivedi, Pushpa (2002),Productivity in Selected Manufacturing Industries in India: A Regional Perspective, Institute of Economic Research, Hitotsubashi Univsersity, Kunitachi, Tokyo, Japan, 8th July.

  • Trivedi, Pushpa (2002),Multilateralism, Regionalism and Regional Co-operation (?) in South Asia, United Nations University-Institute of Advanced Studies, Tokyo, Japan 8th  July.

  • Trivedi, Pushpa (2002),Multilateralism, Regionalism and the SAARC, at a Visiting Research Fellow Special Seminar at the Institute of Developing Economies-JETRO, Chiba, Japan, 13th June.  

 

  • National Conferences/Seminars/Invited Lectures

  • Trivedi, Pushpa (2016), ‘Agrarian Distress in Maharashtra: Lessons to be Learnt’ at the workshop on "Rural Distress: Strategies for Public Policy Intervention", on May 27, 2016, organized by  Centre for Development Economics and Innovation Studies (CDEIS) and Planning Commission Chair, Punjabi University, Patiala jointly with Center for International Projects Trust, New Delhi, held at Punjabi University, Patiala.

  • Trivedi, Pushpa (2016), Water Pollution as a Developmental Challenge for India, Invited talk in the Plenary session at the National Seminar on “Population and Development: Issues and Challenges in the 21st Century, organized by International Institute for Population Sciences, Mumbai, March 18, held at Nagpur.

  • Trivedi, Pushpa (2016), Member of panel of experts for ‘Economics Conclave 2016’ on the theme ‘Financial Inclusion in India’ organized by Sarla Anil Modi School of Economics, 1st March at B. J. Hall, Vile Parle (West), Mumbai.

  • Trivedi, Pushpa (2015), Guest Speaker on Public Policy Issues in the Indian Economy’,at the National Seminar on India an Emerging Economy: Opportunities & Challenges') on 5thDec.2015 Organized by Department of Economics, Khalsa College, Mumbai and Sponsored by University Grants Commission (UGC) on Friday – Saturday, 4th and 5th December, 2015 (forthcoming)

  • Trivedi, Pushpa (2014) Invited presentation on ‘Productivity, Growth & Employment in the Indian Manufacturing Sector’ at the National Conclave on Growth, Distribution & Redistribution organized by Department of Economics (Autonomous), University of Mumbai & Centre for Budget & Governance Accountability (CBGA), RBI Unit in Monetary Economics, Walchand Hirachand Chair in Transport Economics & D.T. Lakdawala Chair in Planning and Development, On March 5, 2014, at University of Mumbai.

  • Trivedi, Pushpa (2014) Impact of Government and public policies on the manufacturing sector Prodology, at Prodology under the theme of Manufactring, at VJTI college, Mumbai, 5th April.

  • Trivedi, Pushpa (2013), ‘Media Economics’ at the Seminar on ‘Media, Economy and Politics in India’, Department of Political Science, Karnatak University Dharwad, Dharwad, April 1st.

  • Trivedi, Pushpa (2013) delivered an invited lecture on ‘Types and Research Designs: Exploratory, Diagnostic and Descriptive: Research Methodology in Social Sciences, Organized by Bharati Vidyapeeth Deemed University, YCISSSR, Pune on December 10.

  • Trivedi, Pushpa (2013), Invited speaker on Sustainable Socio-Economic Development, at the Conference on Sustainable Development & Planning-2013, organized by & held at Central University of Karnataka, Gulbarga, September 6-7, 2013.

  • Trivedi, Pushpa (2013), Invited speaker on ‘Health Problems of Elderly in India’ at the National Conference on Health and Nutrition Among Elderly Organized by: Department of Studies and Research in Sociology, Karnatak University Dharwad, Dharwad, May 22.

  • Trivedi, Pushpa (2012), Invited speaker for the Symposium on “Current Economic Reform Measures in India” being conducted by the Department of Economics on Karnatak University Dharwad, Dharwad, 27th September.

  • Trivedi, Pushpa (2012), Invited speaker on National Income versus National Resource Counting; With Special Reference to India, at UGC Sponsored National Conference On Emerging Market Economies, August 29.

  • Trivedi, Pushpa (N.C. Pradhan, co-author) on "Exports-Growth Nexus in India: An Empirical Investigation" at the International Conference on Quantitative Applications in Money, Banking, Finance and Insurance" on March 20, 2010, at ICFAI, Hyderabad.

  • Trivedi, Pushpa (2009), Invited to give a seminar on 'Capital Inflows and Challenges to Policy Makers: The Indian Context" at the Department of Statistics and Information Management (DSIM), Reserve Bank of India, November 13.

  • Trivedi, Pushpa (2009), Participated as an invited expert at the seminar on "Inflation Expectations Survey of Households", Department of Statistics and Information Management (DSIM), Reserve Bank of India, Mumbai, August 2, 2009.

  • Trivedi, Pushpa (2009), Participated as an invited expert at The National Conference on "Global Slowdown: Impact on India through International Trade" as a part of "Strategies and Preparedness for Trade and Globalization in India", organized by United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) India Programme, New Delhi on 12 June, 2009.

  • Trivedi, Pushpa (2009) Co-chaired a session on Mainstreaming Disaster Risk Management in Urban Development and Governance at the Asia Megacities Forum 2009, Mumbai, April 23, 2009.

  • Trivedi, Pushpa (2009) Presented the invited paper on "Productivity & Efficiency in Organized Manufacturing Sector in India: Estimates from Alternative Methodologies" organized by the Centre for Development Economics-Swiss Re Workshop on Performance Measurement January 5-7, 2009 at the India International Centre, New Delhi.

  • Patankar, Archana and Pushpa Trivedi (2007),Assessing the Health Impacts of Air Pollution: A Case Study of Mumbai, at the PCK National Seminar on Poverty, Health and Development, Visva Bharati University, March.

  • Trivedi, Pushpa (2006) ,Globalization and Women: with Special Reference to India, at the National Seminar on Gender Equality and the Indian Republic organized by Women Development Cell, University of Mumbai on 18th November, at the Sesquicentennial Celebration of the University of Mumbai.

  • Trivedi, Pushpa (2006), Indo-China Trade: Opportunities and Challenges, at the National Seminar on India-China Relations: An Agenda for Asian Century Organized by the VPM Centre for International Studies, Mumbai, 27-29th March.

  • Trivedi, Pushpa (2006), Globalization, Identities and Pluralism, at the National Seminar on Cultural Pluralism and Identities: Rethinking Culture and Politics in Northeast India, Indian Institute for Advanced Studies and Aurobindo Institute of Culture, Shillong, 18-19th March.

  • Trivedi, Pushpa (2006), Global Initiatives and Environmental Concerns: A Critical Review, at the National Seminar on Growth, Trade and Environment Kurukshetra University, 3rd -4th March.

  • Trivedi, Pushpa (2006), Accounting for Forests and Energy Resources in India, Workshop on Natural Resource Accounting, organized by Regional Training Institute in collaboration with Central Statistical Organization, Ministry of Planning and Programme Implementation, Government of India, at the Indira Gandhi Institute for Development Research, Mumbai, 2nd February.

  • Trivedi, Pushpa (2006), Globalization and the Indian Economy: Challenges and Opportunities, at the Symposium on Globalization and India: Political, Economic and Social Dimension, organized by Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Academy, Satara, 16th January.

  • Trivedi, Pushpa (2005), Presented the Key paper on WTO Regime and the Prospects of Free and Fair Trade for Small Open Economies, Second National Conference on Finance & Economics, ICFAI Business School, Bangalore, India, 25th-26th Nov.

  • Trivedi, Pushpa (2004), Role of the State in Globalizing India, at International Conference on 'New Role of State and Civil Society', organized by Loyola College, Chennai & Academy of International Business-India Chapter Loyola College, Chennai, during January 14 to 16.

  • Trivedi, Pushpa (2001), Interest Rate Policy in India: Critical Issues, at the seminar on "Current Problems of the Indian Economy" organized by the Centre for Advanced Studies in Economics, University of Mumbai and ICSSR (Western Regional Centre), at Walchand Hirachand Hall, Indian Merchants" Chamber, Mumbai, 3rd December.

  • Trivedi, Pushpa (2001), Productivity in Indian Manufacturing Industries During the Nineties, at 37th Annual Conference of The Indian Econometric Society held at Dept of Economics, South Gujrat University, Surat, 13th -15th April.

  • Trivedi, Pushpa (2001), External Sector Reforms in India: A Critical Evaluation, paper presented at National Seminar on Reforms, Institutions and Policies: Challenges Confronting the Indian Economy, Centre For Advanced Studies in Economics, Department of Economics, University of Mumbai, held at Vidyanagari, ICSSR Conference Hall, J.P. Naik Bhavan, Vidyanagari, Mumbai 400 098 during 22nd - 24th March.

  • Trivedi, Pushpa (2001), SAARC: Potential Gains From Trade, at the seminar on "SAARC - Trading in a Regional Block", organized by The World Trade Centre & Federation of Indian Chamber of Commerce and Industry, held at the World Trade Centre, Mumbai, on 7th March.

  • Trivedi, Pushpa (2000), Member of Panel of Experts for the discussion on Technical Session on 'Capital Inflows and Foreign Exchange Markets', in the Fourth Annual Conference on Capital Markets, organized by the UTI-Institute of Capital Markets, Navi Mumbai, December.

  • Trivedi, Pushpa (2000), Resource person for session on Productivity in Major Manufacturing Industries in India, 'Research Seminar on Measurement of Efficiency and Productivity', organized by Indian Institute of Management, Indore, 7th-8th November.

  • Trivedi, Pushpa (2000),Integration of Real and Financial Markets: Its Implications for Corporate Treasury Functions in India, background paper presented at the Conference on Corporate Sector Research, ICSI-Centre for Corporate Research and Training, CBD-Belapur, Navi-Mumbai, held on 12th May.

  • Trivedi, Pushpa (2000), Environmental Degradation and Sustainable Development', at the National Conference on Economic and Statistical Issues in Development, organized by Kalyani University, West Bengal, 10th -11th March.

  • Trivedi, Pushpa and Tanushree Mazumdar (2000), Implications of Capital Flows for the Conduct of Economic Policies,' paper presented at the 36th Annual Conference of the Indian Econometric Society, held at Devi Ahilya University, Indore, 4th-6th March.

Responsibilities: 

Responsibilities at IIT Bombay

B1. Currently

  • Member,  Institute Strategy & Planning Committee

  • Member,  Compassionate Ground Committee 

B2.In the past:

  • Member, Advisory Committee to the Industrial Research and Consultancy Center (IRCC)

  • Member, Grievance Committee Member

  • Member, Academic Committee, Campus School, IIT Bombay

  • Member, Cell for SC/ST/OBC Employees

  • Coordinator of Preparatory Course and Faculty Advisor, SC/ST Students

  • Warden, Hostel 11

  • Associate Warden, Hostel 10

  • Member, Post-Graduate Academic Evaluation Committee (PGAPEC)

  • Member, Undergraduate Academic Evaluation Committee (UGAPEC)

  • Member, Scholarship Committee

  • Member, DPGC, HSS Department

  • Member DUGC, HSS Department

Projects: 

Research Projects:

Funding Organization

 

Title of the Project

Year of Completion of the project

Government of Karnataka

Uttara Kannada District Human Development Report 2014

2015

Government of Karnataka

Koppal District District Human Development Report 2014

2015

Krishna Jal Bhagya Nigam Limited

Resettlement and Rehabilitation for Upper Krishan Project (Phase III)

2013

CLEAN SWEEP (NGO)

Solid Waste Management in Mumbai

2013

Ministry of Environment and Forests

Water Accounts (under Socio-Economic-Cultural Group): Ganga River Basin Management Plan

2015

Tata Economic Services

Total Factor Productivity in India’s Manufacturing Sector: Macro and Micro Dimensions

2016

Reserve Bank of India

Competitiveness, Efficiency and Productivity in the Indian Manufacturing Sector

2011

European Union (in collaboration with CMDR, Dharwad)

Developing Health Accounts for Maharashtra

2007

Ministry of Planning and Programme Implementation, GOI (in collaboration with CMDR, Dharwad)

Natural Resource Accounting in Karnataka: Forest and Land Resources (Excluding Mining)

2007

Bharat-Oman Refineries Limited (In Collaboration with TISS, Mumbai)

Socio-Economic Impact of Proposed Refinery at Bina, Madhya Pradesh

2004

Tata Services Limited, Mumbai

Total Factor Productivity of Tata Companies vis-à-vis other Manufacturing Firms and Manufacturing Sector

2003

Reserve Bank of India

Productivity in Selected Manufacturing Industries in India

2000

 Manpower Training During last 6 years

  • Conducted a Three day CEP Course on Measurement of Productivity and Efficiency: Methodologies and Applications, August 17 19, 2010
  • Conducted Research Methodology Course for research students and faculty (during Septemeber 5-14, 2012), jointly with Dr. Jai Prabhakar, at CMDR Dharwad.
  • Conducted Research Methodology Course for research students and faculty (during Decemeber 5-14, 2012), at CMDR Dharwad.
Awards: 
  • Member of the IIT Bombay team that was honoured by the former Hon. Prime Minister, Government of India, Shri A.B. Vajpayee. The award was given for the draft on manufacturing policy titled "Made in My India". The team was also invited to present their policy draft by: The Bombay Chamber of Commerce and Industry-Mumbai, on July 10, 2003 and IIT-Bombay Alumni Association, at the Institute of Engineers, Haji Ali, Mumbai, on 29th Nov 2003.

  • Ford Foundation Post-Doctoral Fellowship, International Finance Section, Department of Economics, Princeton University, USA, September 1993 to August 1994.

  • Visiting Research Fellowship, Institute of Developing Economy-JETRO, Japan, January 2002- July, 2002.

  • Member of the Jury for the Exim Bank's International Economics Development Research Annual (IEDRA) Award (2010).

  • Visiting Faculty, Centre for Development Economics (CDE), Delhi School of Economics, New Delhi, India, 15th April 2005 to 15th May 2005.

  • Third-party evaluator for Haldia Port Modernization project. The invitation for evaluation was extended .by the IC Net Limited, Consultant for Japan Bank for International Cooperation (JBIC). This was a part of ex-post evaluation of Japanese ODA loans given for developmental projects in fiscal year 2003.

  • Invited to occupy the post of Director, Centre for Multi-Disciplinary Development Research (CMDR), Dharwad, an ICSSR institution under the purview of MHRD and Government of Karnataka (July 10, 2012 to Jan 9, 2014).

  • Member of the Court, Manipur University (2012-15)

  • Currently expert on the Subject Board of the Autonomous Department of Economics, University of Mumbai

  • Currently, Member of the Governing Body, Lingaraj College, Belgaum, Karnataka.

  • Currently Member of the Governing Council, CMDR, Dharwad.

  • Currently Member of the General Body, CMDR, Dharwad.

  • Currently member of the Board of Studies of Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies. 

  • Director on the Board of Governors of OTC Exchange of India during 07-07-2005 to 05-09-2007.

  • Member of the Academic Council of the International Institute of Population Sciences by the Secretary, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare Government of India, January 1, 2011 to December 31, 2012.

  • Member of the Academic and Research Programmes Committee (ARPC), CMDR, Dharwad. 

  • Referee, Indian Economic Review, RBI Occasional Papers and DRG studies, Journal of Quantitative Economics, Artha Vijnana, Economic and Political Weekly, Millennial Asia (Sage Publication), Journal of Indian School of Political Economy.

Memberships: 

Memberships of professional bodies:

  • Life-member, The Indian Econometric Society
  • Life-member, Indian Association of Social Sciences and Health

 Previous organizational responsibilities of professional bodies

  • Local Organizing Secretary, TIES, 43rd Annual Conference, January 2007
  • Joint Secretary, TIES, 2008
Research Scholars: 
  • Theses Supervised/Supervising:

Sr. No.

Title of the Ph.D. Thesis

Status

1

Commercial Bank Behaviour and Monetary Policy in India

Degree Awarded (2000)

 

2

Rate of Return on Foreign Direct Investment in India

Degree Awarded(2000)

 

3

Corporate Bond Rating and Sovereign Rating: An Empirical Study in the Indian Context

Degree Awarded(2002)

 

4

Cost Inefficiencies of Banks In India - An Assessment

Degree Awarded(2002)

 

5

Tourism as a Development Strategy: A Case Study of the Malvan Taluka, Sindhudurg District, Maharashtra

Degree Awarded(2004)

 

6

Macroeconomic Consequences of Capital Inflows to India

Degree Awarded (2004)

 

7

Health Effects of Urban Air Pollution: A Study of Mumbai

Degree Awarded(2009)

 

8

Implications of Input Subsidies for Agricultural Productivity and Rural Poverty in India

Degree Awarded (2009)

 

9

Malnutrition, Migration and Gender: A Study of Urban India and Mumbai (Co-guide)

Degree Awarded(2009)

 

10

The Determinants of Rural Non-Farm Employment and Incomes in Maharashtra: An Asset Based Approach

 

Degree Awarded (2010)

 

 

Openness and Growth of the Indian Economy: An Empirical Analysis

Recipient of EXIMBank International Economic Development Research Annual [IEDRA] Award 2011

Degree Awarded (2010)

 

12

State Finances and Growth: A Study of Major States of India

Degree Awarded (2010)

 

13

Household Solid Waste Management in Mumbai (Prof. Parthasarathy Co-guide)

Degree Awarded (2010)

14

Nexus Between Infrastructure and Economic Growth in India

Degree Awarded (2011)

15

Exports of Services and Offshore Outsourcing: An Empirical Investigation in the Indian Context

Recipient of EXIMBank International Economic Development Research Annual [IEDRA] Award 2012

Degree Awarded (2011)

16

Macroeconomic Determinants of Asset Prices In India: An Empirical Investigation

Degree Awarded (2012)

17

Technical Efficiency and Agglomeration: Analysis of the Organised Manufacturing Sector in India

Degree Awarded (2013)

18

Urban Planning and Land Use (co-guide)

Degree Awarded (2015)

19

A Macroeconomic Study on the Efficiency and Regulation of

Indian Banking Sector During the Liberalization Era

Submitted

20

Role of Scheduled Commercial Banks in Growth Promotion: An Empirical Investigation for the Indian Economy

Submitted

21

Determinants of India’s Balance of Payments to the Indian Economy

Submitted Pre-Synopsis Seminar

22

Inflation and Relative Price Variability in India

Ongoing

23

Efficacy of Financial Packages for Abetting Farmers’ Suicides

Ongoing

24

Intra-district Inequalities in Income in Maharashtra

Ongoing

25

Exchange Rate Policy in India

Ongoing

26

Commodity Markets in India

Ongoing

27

Monetary Policy in India: Conventional and Unconventional

Ongoing

28

Regional Integration and its implications for India

Ongoing

29

Cyclical Adjustment of Fiscal Policy in India

Ongoing

30

Microfinance in India

Course work

31

Debt Management in India

Course work

32

Environmental Policy in India

Course work

33

The Role of Law in Globalized Markets

Course work

 

  • M.Phil. Theses

Sr. No.

Title of the Ph.D. Thesis

Status

Year of Award

1

Pricing of the Indian Rupee-US Dollar Option

Degree Awarded

1995

2

Autonomous Women's Organisations : Manushi and Saheli

Degree Awarded

1995

3

Rural Poverty, Unemployment and Non Governmental Organisations: A Case Study

Degree Awarded

1996

4

Thin Market Hypothesis in the Context of Indian Rupee-US Dollar Foreign Exchange Spot Market: A Market Microstructure Approach

Degree Awarded

1998

5

Tourism as a Strategy For Planning and Regional Development in Maharashtra

Degree Awarded

1998

6

Stock Prices and Exchange Rates in India: A Risk Analysis System

Degree Awarded

1999

7

Regional Integration in Asia : Pros and Cons

Degree Awarded

1999

8

Problems of Housing With Special Reference To Mumbai - A Policy Review

Degree Awarded

2000

9

Industrialization and Pollution in Mumbai Metropolitan Region With Special Reference To Chembur Area

Degree Awarded

2000

10

Potential Impact of European Monetary Union On India's Exports

Degree Awarded

2001

11

Contingent Valuation of Powai Lake

Degree Awarded

2001

12

Macroprudential Indicators of a Sound Financial System

Degree Awarded

2002

13

Exports of Agricultural Commodities From India

Degree Awarded

2005

14

Foreign Direct Investment in India: An Analytical Overview

Degree Awarded

2005

15

A Rights Based Approach To Slum Rehabilitation and Housing: A Study in Mumbai

Degree Awarded

2005

16

Financial Sector Reforms and Risk Management

Degree Awarded

2006

17

Competitiveness of India's Food and Agricultural Exports: With Reference to the US Market

Degree Awarded

2007

18

Commercial Banking in India: Growth and Sustainability

Degree Awarded

2007

19

Volatility and Stock Market Microstructure: A Study of Index Volatility in Indian Stock Market

Degree Awarded

2008

20

Determinants of Foreign Institutional Investment Shareholding in India: A Sectoral Analysis

Degree Awarded

2008

21

Agribusiness Practices in Maharashtra: A Case Study of Contract Farming Scheme in Jalgaon District

Degree Awarded

2008

22

The Development of North East India: Potential of Sectoral Strategy

Degree Awarded

2009

23

Agricultural Sector Reforms in India and China: A Critical Evaluation of Development Strategy

Degree Awarded

2009

24

Social Security System in India: A Comparative Analysis in the International Context

Degree Awarded

2009

25

Inflation Targeting Versus Monetary Targeting: A Critical Appraisal With Special Reference To India

Degree Awarded

2009

      26

Financial Crisis and Lessons For India

Degree Awarded

2011

     27

Skill Gaps in Telecommunication Industry in India

Degree Awarded

2012

     28

Bauxite Mining in Odisha: Pros and Cons

Degree Awarded

2012