Prof. Suresh Kumar Patra

Lecturer, School of Economics
PhD, Economics.
School: Xavier School of Economics (XSE)
Phone:9438335767
Email:suresh@xub.edu.in
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Teaching Interests

Mathematical Economics, Applied Econometrics, Microeconomics, Macroeconomics, Public Finance, Economic Growth and Development.

Research Interests

Economic Growth and Development, Macroeconomics, Public Finance, Energy Economics, Health Economics, International Trade.

Papers Published
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1. Determinants of Household Savings in India: An Empirical Analysis
Using ARDL Approach. Economics Research International. Volume
2014, Article ID 454675, 8 pages http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2014/454675.
(Co-author(s): Amaresh Samantaraya), (Hindawi Publishing
Corporation).
2. An Evaluation of National Rural Health Mission (NRHM) in Odisha.
Journal of Health Management, Vol.15, No. 3 (2013): pp. 471–480. ISSN-
09720634 (Co-author (s): Dogga Satyanarayana Murthy, Subhrajit
Rath), (SAGE Publication). UGC Sr. 28408.
3. Trade Openness, Financial Development Index and Economic Growth:
Evidence from India (1971-2012). Journal of Financial Economic Policy,
Vol.6, Issue.4. ISSN- 17576385 (28 October, 2014), (Co-author(s): Dogga
Satyanarayana Murthy and Amaresh Samantaraya), (Emerald Group
Publication). UGC Sr. 47290.
4. Pace and Pattern of Banking Sector Development in India during Pre
and Post Reforms Period. Asian Economic Review, September 2014,
Volume 56, No.3, page: 129-146. (Co-author(s): Dogga Satyanarayana
Murthy and K. Mahendrababu). (The Indian Institute of Economics,
Hyderabad). UGC Sr. 41368.
5. National Rural Health Mission (NRHM) & Health Status of Odisha.
Indian Journal of Public Health Research & Development. January-
March 2015. Volume 6, No 1, page: 241-246. (Co-author(s): M.Ramadass
and L. Annam). ISSN: 0976-0245. UGC Sr. 20864.
6. Facing the Challenges of Women Empowerment in the Rural Sector: A
Case Study. International Journal of Social and Economic Research.
Volume : 3, Issue : 4, page : 400-411), 2014. Online ISSN: 2249-6270.
Article DOI: 10.5958/j.2249-6270.3.4.049. (Co-author(s): Aparajita
Biswal)
7. Construction of Financial Liberalization Index for India: An application
of Principal Component Analysis. International Journal of Social and
Economic Research, ISSN 2249-6270, DOI: 10.5958/j.2249-6270.
December, 2013.
8. Determinants of Investment: Do Economic Policy variables matter? Time Series Evidence from India. Global Journal of Finance and Management, ISSN.0975-6477, Vol.5. November 11, 2013. (Co-author(s): Dogga Satyanarayana Murthy).
9. Inflation, Financial Development and Economic Growth: Evidence from India (1982-2011). Global Journal of Finance and Management, ISSN. 0975-6477, Vol.5. November 6, 2013. (Co-author(s): Dogga Satyanarayana Murthy).
10. Saving-Growth-Inflation nexus in Asia: Panel Data Approach. IOSR Journal of Economic and Finance (IOSR-JEF).2015. (Co-author(s): Dogga Satyanarayana Murthy and Dr. Aparajita Biswal).
11. An Empirical Analysis of Determinants of Investment in India: An ARDL Approach. International Journal of Research in Social Sciences. 2015. (Co-author(s): Dogga Satyanarayana Murthy and Dr. Aparajita Biswal).
12. Growth Acceleration of Indian Economy in the Post-Independence Era: A Story of Sustained Savings and Investment. Arthshastra Indian Journal of Economics & Research. 2015.(Co-author(s): Amaresh Samantaraya). (UGC Sr. 46761)
13. Problems in Operational Efficiency and Responsiveness of The Microcredit Institutions: A Case Study. Indian Journal of Applied Research. ISSN – 2249-555X, Vol. 5, Issue- 8, August 2015. (Co-author(s): Aparajita Biswal).
14. Causal Nexus between Growth and Savings in India: Using Nonlinear Causality Approach. International Journal of Research & Methodology in Social Science. 2016. (Co-author(s): Arfat Ahamad Sofi).
15. An Empirical Analysis of Effect of Public Debt on Economic Growth in India in the Post-reform Era. Asian Economic and Financial Review. 2016. (Accepted) (Co-author(s): Asit Mohanty, Satyendra Kumar, Avipsa Mohanty).
16. Impact of Non-Tax Revenue on Revenue Expenditure in Sub National Public Finance in Economic Sector. IOSR Journal of Economic and Finance (IOSR-JEF).2016. (Accepted) (Co-author(s): Asit Mohanty).
17. Bank Credit and Economic Growth: An Empirical Evidence from Indian States. International Journal of Current Research. 2016. (Accepted). (Co-author(s): Asit Mohanty, Satyendra Kumar).
18. An Empirical Analysis of Determinants of Private Corporate Saving in India: An ARDL Approach. (Co-author(s): Amaresh Samantaraya).
19. Does the Union Budget 2016-17 reflect the True Spirit of Fiscal Federalism in India?. The International Journal of Social Sciences and Humanities Invention. 2016. (Published) (Co-author(s): Asit Mohanty)
20. The Long-run Causal Nexus between Expenditure in Social Services Sector and Economic Services Sector: A comparative analysis between national and sub-national Government. International Research Journal of Marketing and Economics (IRJME). (Published) (Co-author(s): Asit Mohanty)
21. Causal nexus between Billing Efficiency and Economic Growth in India: An Analysis Using Vector Autoregression. International Journal of Economics and Finance. Vol. 9, No. 3; 2017
ISSN 1916-971X E-ISSN 1916-9728.
22. Revisiting the causal nexus between savings and economic growth in India: An empirical analysis. Economia. Elsevier. 2017. (Co-author(s): Dogga Satyanarayana Murthy and K. Mahendrababu).
23. The Nexus between Fiscal Decentralization and Economic Growth: Evidence from Sub-National Governments in India. International Journal of Research and Innovation in Applied Science (IJRIAS)|Volume II, Issue I, January 2017|ISSN 2454-6194.
24. Determinants of Banking Sector Development in India: ARDL Bound Testing Approach. Asian Journal of Research in Banking and Finance. Vol. 7 No. 9, 2017.
25. Efficiency in Value Added Tax in Sub-National Governments in India: An Empirical Analysis. VISION: Journal of Indian Taxation. (Accepted). UGC listed.

PAPERS PRESENTED IN NATIONAL & INTERNATIONAL SEMINARS
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1. Title: “A Comparative Study of Human Development and Rural Poverty In India With a Special Reference to Odisha” in the National seminar on "Economic Development and Rural Poverty in India" organized by Center of Advanced Study in Economics, Utkal University, Vani Vihar, Bhubaneswar – 751 004, Odisha, India and sponsored by University Grants Commission during 28th to 29th March, 2011.
2. Title: “Economic growth and public expenditure: a case of union territory of Puducherry” in the National seminar on Health and Medical Care Services: Claims on National Resources organized by Department of Economics, Annamalai University, Tamilnadu, India and sponsored by University Grants Commission during 20th to 21st December, 2012.
3. Title: “Determinants of Investment: Do Economic Policy variables matter? Time Series Evidence from India” in World Congress on “Business, FinanceMarketing? and Industrial Management for Sustainable Development” organized by Krishi Sanskriti at Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) – New Delhi, during 25th and 26th May, 2013.
4. Title: “Inflation Financial Development and Economic Growth: Evidence from India (1982-2011)” In World Congress on “Business, Finance, Marketing and Industrial Management for Sustainable Development” organized by Krishi Sanskriti at Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) – New Delhi, during 25th and 26th May, 2013.
5. Title: “Determinants of Banking Sector Development In India: ARDL Bound Testing Approach” in fourth annual Great lakes – Union Bank Financial Conference on Emerging Issues in Banking & Finance at Great Lakes Institute of management. Chennai, 3rd September, 2013.
6. Title: “An Empirical Analysis of Determinants of Household Savings in India: An ARDL Approach” in Golden Jubilee annual conference of the Indian Econometric Society (TIES) held at IGIDR, Mumbai during December 22-24, 2013.
7. Title: “An Empirical Analysis of Determinants of Domestic Saving in India: An ARDL Approach” ,4th International Conference on Applied Econometrics (ICAE-IV) organized by IBS Hyderabad in Collaboration with The Indian Econometric Society (TIES) during March 20-21, 2014.
8. Title: “Public Debt and Financial Development- A Case of India” in the National seminar on “Emerging Trends of Financial Services in India” organized by Department of Management, North-Eastern Hill University, Tura Campus, Meghalaya during November 20-21, 2014.
9. Title: “An Empirical Analysis of Determinants of Private Corporate Saving in India: An ARDL Approach ” in the 35th Annual Conference of Rajasthan economic Association organized by Department of Economics, Central University of Rajasthan on “Recent Advancements in Economics Theories and Practices” during 23-25 January, 2015.
10. Title: “Saving Mindset in Rural India: Investigating its mediating effect in the relationship between Saving Appraisal and Household Saving” in the Second Annual Conference of Bank of India at Great Lakes Management Institute, Chennai on 27th January 2015.
11. Title: “Do savings Really Matter for Economic Growth? Evidence from India” ,National Seminar on “Planning Inclusive Growth and Human Development”, organized by the Department of Economics, Gangadhar Meher University, Sambalpur, Odisha on 11th and 12th March 2016.
12. Title: Microcredit: A Blessing on Disguise for Women Empowerment” ,1st International Conference on Rural Management (ICRM), Xavier School of Rural Management (XSRM), Xavier University, Bhubaneswar, Odisha, India (23rd - 24th, November 2017).
13. Title: “An Empirical Enquiry into India’s Import Demand Function” , 54th Annual conference of the Indian Econometric Society (TIES) held at Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University, Katra, Jammu and Kashmir (March 07-09, 2018).
14. Title: “An Empirical Analysis of Effect of Public Debt on Economic Growth in India in the post-reform Era”, 55th Annual Conference of The Indian Econometric Society (TIES) organized by Mumbai School of Economics & Public Policy, University of Mumbai and National Institute of Securities Markets (8-10th January 2019).

PARTICIPATION IN INTERNATIONAL /NATIONAL SEMINAR/CONFERENCE/WORKSHOP
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1. One Day Seminar on “Consumer, Common Man and Competitive Law”, Pondicherry University on 30th January, 2012.
2. Two Days National Workshop on “Two Day National level Workshop on Research Methods” organized by the Department of Commerce, School of Management, Pondicherry University (2-3 May 2014)
3. Workshop on Spatial Analysis (Statistics and Econometrics) held at the Lecture Theatre, Economic Research Unit, 6th Floor, S.N. Bose Bhavan, Indian Statistical Institute (ISI), 203 B. T. Road, Kolkata (January 8 - 16, 2018)
4. One-week workshop on “Financial Time-Series Modelling in R: FinMODE?-2018”, organized by the Department of Economic Sciences, Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kanpur (24-28th September 2018).
5. “Pre-Conference workshop on Data Analytics” at the 55th Annual Conference of The Indian Econometric Society (TIES) organized by Mumbai School of Economics & Public Policy, University of Mumbai and National Institute of Securities Markets (7th January 2019).
6. Participated in the “First AI (Artificial Intelligence) Summit” at Xavier University Bhubaneswar on 23rd February 2019 organized by Xavier School of Computer Science and Engineering.

CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS
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1. Public Debt and Financial Development- A Case of India. Conference proceedings of the National seminar on “Emerging Trends of Financial Services in India” organized by Department of Management, North-Eastern Hill University, Tura Campus, Meghalaya during November 20-21, 2014.
2. An Empirical Analysis of Determinants of Private Corporate Saving in India: An ARDL Approach. 35th Annual Conference of Rajasthan Economic Association. Conference Proceedings. Association organized by Department of Economics, Central University of Rajasthan, India, pp. 155-163. ISBN: 978-93-5156-173-7.
3. Savings-Growth Nexus in India, 1950-51 to 2011-12: VECM Causality and Gregory Hansen Cointegration Approach. Applied Economic and Finance, APH Publishing Corporation.

Other Membership

Life Member in The Indian Econometric Society (TIES)

Research & Publications

#Journal

2014, JOURNAL: Trade Openness, Financial Development Index and Economic Growth: Evidence from India (1971-2012), Emerald Group Publishing Ltd., United Kingdom.

Work Experience

Junior Consultant - The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Endowment Unit, Institute of Economic Growth (IEG), New Delhi, India (09/03/2015 to 28/08/2015)

Research Associate - Centre of Excellence in Fiscal Policy and Taxation (CEFT), Xavier Institute of Management, Xavier University, Bhubaneswar, Odisha, India (02/09/2015 to 30/06/2017)