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  • Name: Jagdish Shettigar
  • Designation:
    Professor Emeritus of Economics
  • Contact Details:
  • Email Id: [email protected]
  • Phone: +91-120-6843000-10, Extension: 346


Doctorate in Economics from IIT-Delhi with professional experience spreading over four and a half decades in varied fields such as teaching, research, industry and governmental policy making process. Capability to apply theoretical concepts to resolve problems at ground level. Skill in striking a fine balance between logic behind theory and limitations in terms of necessity of effective communication with the targeted sections. Regular updating of developments at domestic and global business environment and analytical ability to understand impact of the same on different stakeholders. 

Strength in terms of governmental economic policies, policy initiatives by different regulators such as monetary authority, market regulators, competition commission etc. Keen observer of developments in sensitive segment of the economy and its impact on organized sector as well as overall economy and also relationship between external factors on Indian economy especially in terms of fluctuations in capital markets, flow of foreign investment and rates of exchange and in turn trade balance.   



  • Ph.D in Economics from I.I.T-Delhi [1988].
  • M.A. in Economics from University of Bangalore [1973].
  • B.A.[Hons] in Economics from University of Bangalore [1971].



Area of Interest and Research

  • Governmental economic policies.
  • Monetary policy measures.
  • Domestic and Global business Environment.
  • State of the economy and challenges.
  • Regulatory issues related to energy, oil, banking and capital markets.

Teaching Courses and New Courses Developed

  • Managerial Economics.
  • Macroeconomics.
  • Global Business Environment.
  • State of Indian Economy and Business.
  • Doing Business in India.



  • Professor in Economics, Birla Institute of Management Technology, Greater Noida, India: Since September 2007.
  • Senior Advisor, Asia-Pacific Institute of Management, New Delhi: 2005 to August 2007.
  • Visiting Professor in Economics, Asia Pacific Institute of Management Technology, New Delhi: 1996 to 2005.
  •  Freelance Consultancy in Economics: 1991 to 1996.
  • Director, Economic Research Foundation, FICCI, New Delhi: 1989 to 1991.
  • Senior Economist, ASSOCHAM, New Delhi: 1980 to 1989.
  • Senior Research Officer, Commerce Research Bureau, Mumbai: 1979 to 1980.
  • Lecturer in Economics, K.J. Somaiah College of Commerce & Arts, Mumbai: 1978 to 1979.
  • Lecturer in Economics, Canara College, Mangalore: 1973 to 1978.


Research Papers and Working Papers

  • Impact of Monetary Policy on Industrial Production [Along with Dr. Amarendra Pandey].
  • Study of Factors Impacting Rates of Exchange [Along with Dr. Pooja Mosra].
  • Macroeconomic Variables Affecting External Commercial Borrowings [Along with Dr. Pooja Misra].
  • “Economic Reforms: A Medium Term Perspectives” –submitted to the Prime Minister in January 2001. [Along with Dr. I.G.Patel, Dr. M. Narasimham, Dr. Montek Singh Ahluwalia, Dr. Kirit Parikh, Dr. Rakesh Mohan, Dr. Bimal Jalan, Dr. Amaresh Bagchi and Dr. Ashok Gulati ]


Research in Progress

  • Impact of global pandemic on Indian Economy.



Books, Chapters and Technical Reports


  • Macroeconomic Variables Affecting External Commercial Borrowings: An Investigation [Along with Dr. Pooja Misra]

Editorial Positions and Reviews

  • Editor-in-chief, Business Perspectives, Birla Institute of Management Technology [Since 2010]  


Conference, Seminar Paper and Presentations

  • Asian Productivity Council: Seminar on Technology Management held at Taipei in November 1989.
  • Visited China in November 1997 on invitation by the Communist Party of China to study their economy.
  • US-India- Israel Tri-lateral Relationship: Presented a paper on economic security at the seminar held in Israel in February, 2003.
  • Presented a paper on Indo-Taiwanese Economic Cooperation at a seminar held in Taipei in November 2004.   



Magazine and Newspaper Articles

  • Have been regularly contributing articles on economic issues in all leading national dailies and weeklies since the last three decades. [Ref. Google].



Interviews and Media Impact

  • Have been regularly getting interviewed by national media.
  • A couple of times international media such as Independent, Washington Post, Chinese daily also interviewed.
  • Have been appearing in TV debates since 1992 in almost all English, Hindi and Kannada channels.
  • Occasionally, also appeared on BBC, China TV.
  • Ref. Google and You tube provide list of all media coverage].


MDP Sessions, Workshops and Technical Lectures

  • Organized Marketing & Sales training for around 1500 distributers of GCMMF, Gujarat at more than 40 depots in different parts of the country during 2007-08


Social Engagement

  • Actively engaged in social activities such as RSS, ABVP and Swadeshi Jagran Manch since school days.
  • Associated with Bharatiya Janata Party at a apex decision making committee from 1991 to 2012.
  • Actively involved in underground movement against national emergency from June 1975 to May 1997- with responsibility of mobilizing students and teachers in Karnataka.


Doctoral Dissertations and Awards

  • One doctoral thesis on “Working of Monetary Policy: A Case Study of RBI” has been awarded degree in 2017.
  • Currently, there are three research scholars.



Curriculum Vitae