Dr. K. Narayanan

Professor of Economics


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Awards and Recognition

  • Member, Governing Council, Forum for Global Knowledge Sharing
  • President, Academy of International Business AIB– India Chapter, since February 2006.
  • Member, Expert Group on Climate Change Impacts in India, Ministry of Environment and Forests, Government of India.
  • Member, Project Evaluation Group on State S & T Councils, Department of Science and Technology, Government of India.
  • Member, Advisory Board, Environmental Studies Centre, Yashwantrao Chavan Academy of Development Administration [YASHDA], Pune, since March 2005.
  • Appointed as a Reviewer for the contributions to the Working Group II on the Vulnerability and Adaptation to Climate Change”, to Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change [IPCC] – international body dealing with global climate change concerns.
    Invited to deliver a lecture as a UGC Visiting Professor, Madras University School of Economics, University of Madras, Chennai, India on March 5, 2008.
  • Invited to give a keynote lecture on “WTO and Engineering Profession”, College of Engineering, Jalgaon, Maharashtra on the Engineers Day Celebration held on 15th September 2005.
  • Member, Executive Board of the Academy of International Business [AIB] – India Chapter, since January 2004.
  • Invited to participate in Cambridge Advanced Programme on Rethinking Development Economics [CAPORDE] held at the University of Cambridge during July 4 to 17, 2002.
  • Awarded Post-doctoral fellowship by the United Nations University Institute of Advanced Studies [UNU/IAS], Tokyo, Japan to work on “Economic Reforms, Technological Development and Sustainable Industrial Growth: The Case of India”.  This is a part of the larger project on
  • India’s Sustainable Development Framework at UNU/IAS.  The period of post-doctoral fellowship was for ten months [October 30, 2000 to August 31, 2001].
  • Affiliated with Institute of Economic Research, Hitotsubashi University, Tokyo, Japan as a visiting Research Fellow from December 1, 2000 to August 31, 2001.  During this affiliation I worked on a paper “Liberalisation and Differential Conduct and Performance of Firms: The Case of Automobile Sector in India”.
  • Had been awarded Ph.D., Internship at the United Nations University/Institute of New Technologies [UNU/INTECH], Maastricht, The Netherlands.  The Internship was for a period of three months beginning April 1, 1996 to work on 'Technology Acquisition, De-regulation and Competitiveness: A study of Indian Automobile Industry'.