Prof. Sanja Samirana Pattnayak

Assistant Professor, School of Economics
Ph. D. Economics, National University of singapore
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Email:sanja@xub.edu.in
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Teaching Interests

Econometrics, Microeconomics, Industrial Organization,

Research Interests

FDI-Innovation, Applied micro-econometrics/Panel data Analysis, Health and Labor economics, Productivity growth & efficiency, and Applied Industrial Organization, Global value chain.

Books/chapters
1. “Healthcare expenditure and income in emerging economies: The case for inclusive growth" (with Alka Chadha), in Ashok Banerjee (Ed), Emerging Issues in Management: Proceedings of Pan-IIM World Management Conference 2013, Emerald India: New Delhi, 2014, pp. 117-125.

2. “Impact of South Asia on Global Institutions: Economic and Social Perspectives”, (with Shandre M. Thangavelu) Routledge Handbook of South Asian Economics (the book) edited by Raghabendra Jha published by Routledge, an imprint of Taylor and Francis Books Ltd., 2011.

3. “Role of International Monetary Fund, World Bank and Asian Development Bank in Tackling Financial Crises in Asia”, (with Alka Chadha), Tale of Two Crises: A Multidisciplinary Analysis (the book) edited by K.E. Seetharam and published by Routledge, New York, NY, 2012.

Refereed Journal
1. “Is health care a luxury? The debate revisited with new evidence from emerging economies” (with Alka Chadha), Applied Economics, 2016, vol. 48, issue 34, pp. 3195-3207.

2. “Is learning by Exporting Important? Evidence from Indian Manufacturing Firms,” (with Shandre M. Thangavelu), The World Economy, January 2014, vol. 37, Issue 7, pp. 1016-1026.

3. “Technical Efficiency of Indian Pharmaceutical Firms: A Stochastic Frontier Function Approach” (with Alka Chadha), Productivity: A Quarterly Journal of the National Productivity Council, 2013, April-June, 54 (1), 54-62.

4. “Backward Linkages and Technology Spillovers in the Presence of Foreign Firms: Evidence from the Indian Pharmaceutical Industry” (With Shandre M. Thangavelu), Journal of Economic Studies, Volume 38(3), 2011.

5. “Economic Liberalization and Productivity for selected Indian manufacturing industries: A panel co-integration approach” (with Shandre M.Thangavelu), Applied Economics, Volume 42(1-3), 2010.

6. “Factor Accumulation and Long-Run Output: A Panel Co-integration Study of the Indian Manufacturing Industries” (With Shandre M. Thangavelu) Keio Economics Studies, Volume XLV, 2008.

7. “Investigation of a Lead-lag Relationship between Spot and Futures Indices of the Hang Seng Stock Average” (with R. Gulasekaran), International Journal of Business Studies, Volume 15(1), June 2007.

8. “Economic Reforms and Productivity growth in Indian Manufacturing Industries: An interaction of technical change and scale economies” (with Shandre M. Thangavelu), Economic Modelling, 22, 601-615, 2005.

9. “The Challenges before the Singapore Economy” (with Rahul Sen), The Fletcher Forum of World Affairs, 24, 2, Fall 2000, pp. 17-31.

Working Papers
1. “Testing for Bubbles in Indian Housing Market: An ARDL Bounds Testing Approach” (with Deng Yongheng, National University of Singapore)

2. “Survival, Exports and Productivity of Indian textile firms: Evidence from firm level panel data” (with Zhiliang Ying, Columbia University, NY.)

Sponsored Project:

Global Services Value-Chain in India: Medical and Health Services and Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) Services (with Alka Chadha), sponsored by ERIA (Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and South East Asia, Jakarta, Indonesia), 2015-17.

GVC, Cities and Urban Amenities: Implications for Services Trade Liberalization in East Asia and ASEAN (with Alka Chadha), sponsored by, ERIA (Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and South East Asia, Jakarta, Indonesia), 2016-18.

Globalization, Inter-firm Linkages, and Spillovers: Case of Indian Manufacturing Sector, sponsored by, ERIA (Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and South East Asia, Jakarta, Indonesia), 2016-18.

Moving up the value chain and staying competitive in the global economy: Study of the Indian IT/ITES sector (with Alka Chadha), sponsored by IIM Trichy.

Article in News Paper: Big FDI Push for Technology and Growth” Deccan Herald, July 3, 2016.

Select Conference Papers

1. “Is health care really a luxury? The debate revisited with new evidence from emerging economies” (with Alka Chadha) paper presented at the Finance and Economic conference organized by Lupcon Center for Business Research held in Frankfurt am Main, Germany from 5-7 August 2015.

2. “Is health care really a luxury? The debate revisited with new evidence from emerging economies” (with Alka Chadha) paper presented at the 10th Annual International Conference on Public Policy and Management held in IIMB from 3-5 August 2015.

3. “Is health care really a luxury? The debate revisited with new evidence from emerging economies” (with Alka Chadha) paper presented at 9th International Business and Social Science Research Conference, held in Dubai from 6-8 January, 2014. Awarded the Best Paper Award instituted by the World Business Institute’s journal International Review of Business Research Papers.

4. “Healthcare expenditure and income in emerging economies: The case for inclusive growth” (with Alka Chadha) paper presented at Pan-IIM World Management Conference, held in Goa, India from May 30-June 1, 2013.

5 “Testing for Bubbles in the Indian Housing Market: An ARDL Bounds Testing Approach” (with Deng Yongheng) paper presented at 2012 ASRES and AREUEA joint International Conference, Singapore, July 7-10, 2012.

6. “Technical Efficiency of Indian Pharmaceutical Firms: A Stochastic Frontier Function Approach”, (with Alka Chadha), paper presented at 15th International Conference on Panel data held at University of Bonn, Hausdorff Center of Mathematics, IZA, Bonn, July 3-5, 2009.

7. “Is learning by Exporting Important? Evidence from Indian Manufacturing Firms” (with Shandre M. Thangavelu), paper presented at 13th, International Conference on Panel data held at University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK, July 7-9, 2006.

8. “Backward Linkages and Technology Spillovers in the Presence of Foreign Firms: Evidence from the Indian Pharmaceutical Industry” (with Shandre M. Thangavelu), paper presented at the International Industrial Organization Conference held at Boston, USA, April 7-9, 2006.

9. “Linkages, Spillovers and Foreign ownership: Evidence from Indian Pharmaceutical Industry” (with Shandre M. Thangavelu), paper selected for presentation for 32nd EARIE conference held at Porto, September 1-4, 2005.

10. “Foreign Ownership and Productivity Spillovers through Backward Linkage: Evidence from the Indian Pharmaceutical Industry” (with Shandre M. Thangavelu), paper presented at the 15th conference on Industrial Organization and Econometrics held at Marsellie, France, December 16-18, 2004.

11. “Estimation of production function for selected Indian manufacturing industries: A panel cointegration approach” (with Shandre M. Thangavelu), paper presented at the 11th International Conference on Panel Data held at University of Texas A&M, Texas, USA from June 4-6, 2004.

12. “Estimation of long-run production function for Indian manufacturing industries: A panel co-integration approach” paper presented at the ESAM03 Conference held from July 9-11 2003 at Sydney, Australia.

Professional Services: Invited Seminar, Conferences and Presentations
Invited to deliver a lecture on the work of Nobel Prize 2013 winners in Economics for the program on Nobel Day 2013 9th December, 2013 at CSIR-CECRI, Karaikudi, Tamil Nadu, India.

Grants/Awards
1. Best Paper Award instituted by the World Business Institute’s journal International Review of Business Research Papers, 2014.
2. SMF (Singapore Millennium Foundation) Postdoctoral Fellowship for the year 2005-2007.
3. Research Scholarship at the National University of Singapore.
4. Lee Foundation conference grants to attend the conference in USA, Australia and New Zealand, France, UK and Germany.

Administrative Responsibilities

Member, Fellow Programme in Management (FPM) & PGPBM Committee
Member, Placement and External Relations
Supervised Independent studies (CIS), PGP and FPM (Fellow Program in Management)

Programme Director, Post Graduate Certificate in Advertising and Brand Management (PGCBAM). The programme was launched by IIM Tiruchirapalli with NIIT Imperia on March 6 2014.

Referee (Journals): Applied Economics, Economic Modelling, World Economy, Journal of Asian Economics, International Economic Journal, Asian Case Research Journal, IEE Transactions on Engineering Management, ASEAN Economic Bulletin, Singapore Economic Review, International Journal of Production Economics, and Vikalpa: The Journal for Decision Makers, IIMB review.

Research & Publications

Work Experience

Visiting Associate Professor, Economics 2017- Nov. 2018
Visiting Assistant Professor, Economics 2013-2017
Research Fellow, NUS Institute of Real Estate Studies, NUS 2011-2013
Research Fellow, NUS Global Asia Institute, NUS, Singapore 2010-2011
Lecturer, NUS Business School, NUS, Singapore 2007-2010
SMF Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Economics, NUS 2005-2007
Research Fellow, Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, NUS 2004-2005

Other Positions
Fellow, World Business Institute, 31 Blake Street, Berwick 3806, Victoria, Australia
Affiliated Researcher, Institute of Real Estate Studies, NUS, Singapore
Associate Fellow, Asia Growth Research Centre, NGEE-ANN- ADELAIDE Education Centre, Singapore.