Dr. Sanja Samirana Pattnayak

Associate Professor, Economics and Business Environment

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Dr. Sanja Samirana Pattnayak
Associate Professor
Economics and Business Environment

M.Phil (JNU) & Ph.D ( National University of Singapore)

01704-277345

Biography

Dr. Sanja Samirana Pattnayak as an Associate Professor in the area of Economics and Business Environment. He completed his doctorate in Economics from the National University of Singapore (NUS), MPhil. in Economics from Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi. He was a distinguished Singapore Millennium Postdoctoral Fellow in the Department of Economics at National University of Singapore (NUS). He also worked as Research Fellow at various Institutes at NUS and taught Economics at NUS Business School. Prior to joining IIM Sirmaur, he was Associate Professor in the Area of Economics and Public Policy at Indian Institute of Management, Tiruchirappalli and Xavier School of Economics, Xavier University, Bhubaneswar, Odisha, India. 

His teaching interests are in the area on Microeconomics, International economics, Health economics, Econometrics and Industrial Organization. His research interests are focused broadly on applied economics and econometrics. He has specifically worked on issues related to productivity growth, efficiency and R&D, health care and health outcome research, and global value chain. His research papers have been published in many international peer reviewed journals such as Applied Economics, Economic Modelling, World Economy, Journal of Economic Studies and Keio Economics.

Teaching and Research Interest

  • Ph. D: Econometric Modelling and Applications, Advanced Microeconomics, Industrial Organization
  • MBA and Executive MBA: Principles of Economics/Managerial Economics, Industrial Organization
  • Undergraduate: Principles of Economics, International Economics and Econometrics, Quantitative Methods.

Research and Consultancy Projects

Awards And Honours

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

Publications

  • “Servicification and Manufacturing Exports: Evidence from India”, (with Alka Chadha), Economic Modelling, 108, March 2022. (ABDC Journal ranking: A)
  • “India in Global Services Value Chain: A case of IT/BPM” (with Alka Chadha), Journal of Southeast Asian Economies, August 2019, vol. 36, no. 2, pp. 204-23.
  • “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. (ABDC Journal Ranking: A)
  • “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. (ABDC Journal Ranking: A)
  • “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.
  • “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. (ABS Journal Ranking: 2)
  • “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. (ABDC Journal Ranking: A)
  • “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.
  • “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.
  • “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. (ABDC Journal Ranking: A)
  • “The Challenges before the Singapore Economy” (with Rahul Sen), The Fletcher Forum of World Affairs, 24, 2, Fall 2000, pp. 17-31.

Peer Reviewed Journal Papers

Conferences

  • “Servicification and GVCs: Evidence from Hi-tech Indian Manufacturing Firms” paper presented at EAEA convention held at Kuala Lampur, from 27-28 August, 2022.
  • “Moving up the Value Chain and Staying Competitive in the Global Economy: Study of the Indian IT/ITES Firms” paper presented at 11th ISDSI International Conference organized by IIM Trichy, from 27-30 December, 2018.
  • “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.
  • “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.
  • “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.
  • “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.
  • “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.
  • “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.
  • “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.
  • “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.
  • “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.
  • “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.
  • “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.
  • “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.

Books and Book Chapters

Case Studies