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Khanindra Ch. Das

Designation: Assistant Professor (Economics Area)

Email: [email protected]

Phone Number: +91-120-6843000-10

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Dr. Khanindra Ch. Das is assistant professor of economics at BIMTECH, Greater Noida (NCR), India. His teaching philosophy is to impart up-to-date knowledge drawn from relevant discipline that can be applied in business and society. His research aims at generating new insights, through integration of disciplines and ideas, which can shape policy and practice in various spheres for improving economic and societal outcomes.

  • Ph.D. (Economics), University of Madras (through IFMR, Chennai), India. Thesis: Essays on Outward Foreign Direct Investment from Developing Countries, August 2015.
  • M.Phil. (Applied Economics), Jawaharlal Nehru University, India (Centre for Development Studies), Thesis: Risk Behaviour of Commercial Banks under Reform: The Indian Experience, May 2009.
  • M.A. (Economics), University of Gauhati, India, 2006 (first-class-first position)

  • International Trade, Foreign Direct Investment & International Taxation
  • Emerging economies & Emerging market multinationals,
  • International subsidiary survival and performance
  • International connectivity initiatives,
  • Resources economics and policy
  • Startups and startup ecosystems
  • Econometric Analysis

  • Insurance Economics, Managerial Economics
  • Time Series Forecasting, Econometric Methods, Emerging Economies
  • Global Business Environment (GBE), Geopolitics and Risk Analysis (GRA)
  • Macroeconomics and Monetary Policy, Foreign Exchange Rate Theory

  • Assistant Professor, Economics, Birla Institute of Management Technology, Greater Noida (NCR), India, July 2019 – present.
  • Assistant Professor, Economics, School of Management, Bennett University, Greater Noida (NCR), India, August 2017-October 2018.
  • Assistant Professor, Economics and Public Policy, Indian Institute of Management Shillong, India, July 2014 – July 2017.
  • Research Associate, Institute for Financial Management & Research, Oct 2013-Jun 2014.
  • Research Associate, Department of Economics, Gauhati University (Apr-Jun 2007)

Doctoral Scholars Co/Guided

  • Daitri Tiwary (2019-2023). Thesis title: Rupee volatility, external commercial borrowings and firm profitability: Evidence from Indian manufacturing sector. [Awarded] https://shodhganga.inflibnet.ac.in/handle/10603/480858
  • Anil Verma (2020-present). Proposed topic: Digital financial inclusion: Empowering women microentreprises in India. [In-Progress]

  • Editor, BIMTECH Business Perspectives [ISSN: 2581 9542(print), 2582 3965 (online)] https://www.bsp.bimtech.ac.in/
  • AACSB Standard Owner at BIMTECH (Standard 2/Standard 8: Impact of Scholarship).
  • International Week (March 2023), Pôle Léonard de Vinci, France (Teaching Assignment)
  • Member, Centre for Development of North Eastern Region (CEDNER), Indian Institute of Management Shillong, April 2015-July 2017.

  • Ramaswamy P Aiyar Best Young Teacher Award, given on the 27th August 2022 at the 33rd AIMS Annual Management Education Convention 2022, Mumbai. Award Instituted by the Association of Indian Management Schools.
  • Best Researcher Award (2020-21), Birla Institute of Management Technology.
  • Emerald Outstanding Paper Award (2016), International Journal of Commerce & Management (currently published as Review of International Business and Strategy), Emerald Literati Network. Paper title: What motivates Indian firms to invest abroad?
  • IDRC-PAC Best Poster Award at the International Conference on Public Policy and Governance 2012, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India. Paper title: Home country determinants of outward FDI from developing economies.
  • JRF-NET (Economics), University Grants Commission, India (June 2009).
  • First-Class-First in M.A. Economics (2006), University of Gauhati, India.

  • Co-investigator of project at BIMTECH: India-Latin America Trade and Logistics: Policy Suggestions for Addressing Shipping, Warehousing and Container-related concerns, sponsored by Centre for Regional Trade, New Delhi (September to December 2021).
  • Co-investigator of project at Indian Institute of Management Shillong: Impact Evaluation Study of Minor Irrigation Projects supported under RIDF in Meghalaya (January 2015-December 2016) sponsored by National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development, Mumbai.

 

  • Das, K. C. and M. K. Mahalik (2023). Renewable energy use and export performance of manufacturing firms: Panel evidence from six industries in India, Energy Economics, Vol. 125: 106894. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.eneco.2023.106894 (IF: 12.8).
  • Das, K. C. (accepted). Indian startups going public: Return and volatility of stocks during bear and bull regime, International Journal of Emerging Markets, https://doi.org/10.1108/IJOEM-06-2022-0898 .
  • Das, K. C., M. K. Mahalik and P. Sadorsky (2023). Tax provision by international subsidiaries of extractive industry multinationals: Do environmental pollution and corruption matter? Resources Policy, Vol. 80, 103231, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.resourpol.2022.103231 (IF: 10.2)
  • Das, K. C. (2023). What affects startup acquisition in emerging economy? Evidence from India, Journal of Emerging Market Finance, Vol. 22, No. 2, 111-134. https://doi.org/10.1177/09726527221141787
  • Jain, M. and K. C. Das (2023). Testing the validity of the J-curve hypothesis between China and the United States, Journal of International Commerce, Economics and Policy, Vol. 14, No. 1, 2350004, https://doi.org/10.1142/S1793993323500047
  • Tiwary, D., K. C. Das, J. Shettigar and P. Mishra (2022). Exchange rate volatility and financial stress: Evidence from developing Asia, Journal of Emerging Market Finance, Vol. 21, No. 4, 355-384, doi: https://doi.org/10.1177%2F09726527221078634
  • Das, K. C. (2022). Economic interdependence since COVID-19: China and South Asia, China Report, Vol. 58, No. 2, 131-151, doi: https://doi.org/10.1177/00094455211039106
  • Wang, X., Y. Lu, B. Sheng, K. C. Das and L. Li (2021). Can Foreign Direct Investment Promote BIT Signing? Journal of Asian Economics, Vol. 75: 101324, doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.asieco.2021.101324  (IF: 2.681)
  • Das, K. C. and M. K. Mahalik (2021): Assessment of Overseas Subsidiary Survival in Chinese Provinces: A Longitudinal Study of Indian Multinationals, The Australian Economic Review, Vol. 54, No. 2, 190-207, doi: https://doi.org/10.1111/1467-8462.12404 (IF: 0.934)
  • Das, K. C. (2021): Indian investment in Chinese Provinces: Spatial distribution, locational determinants, challenges and implications, The Singapore Economic Review, Vol. 66, No. 3, 767-806, doi:  https://doi.org/10.1142/S0217590820500666 (IF: 1.736)
  • Das, K. C. (2021): International subsidiary closure in the software services sector: The experience of Indian software services multinationals, Journal of Global Information Technology Management, Vol. 24, No. 1, 37-56. https://doi.org/10.1080/1097198X.2020.1866898 (IF: 3.519)
  • Das, K. C. and M. K. Mahalik (2020): International subsidiary performance of Indian multinationals in the extractive sector: The role of institutional quality, corruption and investment regime, Resources Policy, Vol. 67: 101664, doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.resourpol.2020.101664 (IF: 10.2)
  • Saikia, M., K. C. Das and S. Borbora (2020): What drives the boom in outward FDI from India? International Journal of Emerging Markets, Vol. 15, No. 5, 899-922. doi: https://doi.org/10.1108/IJOEM-12-2017-0538 (IF: 3.422)
  • Das, K. C. (2017): International Connectivity Initiatives by China and India: for the Developing Countries, South Asian Survey, Vol. 24, No. 2, 101-116. Doi: https://doi.org/10.1177%2F0971523118808075
  • Das, K. C. (2017): The Making of One Belt, One Road and Dilemmas in South Asia, China Report, Vol. 53, No. 2. 125-142. Doi: https://doi.org/10.1177%2F0009445517696624
  • Das, K. C. and N. Banik (2015): What Motivates Indian Firms to Invest Abroad? International Journal of Commerce and Management (currently published as Review of International Business and Strategy), vol. 25, no. 3, 330-355. doi: https://doi.org/10.1108/IJCoMA-12-2013-0132
  • Das, K. C. and N. Banik (2015): Outbound Foreign Direct Investment from China and India: The Role of Country-specific Factors, China Report, vol. 51, no. 3, 204-229. Doi: https://doi.org/10.1177%2F0009445515587370
  • Banik, N. and K. C. Das (2014): The Location Substitution Effect: Does It Apply for China? Global Business Review, vol. 15, no. 1, 59-75. Doi: https://doi.org/10.1177%2F0972150913515595
  • Das, K. C. (2013): Home Country Determinants of Outward FDI from Developing Countries, Margin: The Journal of Applied Economic Research, vol. 7, no. 1, 93-116. doi: https://doi.org/10.1177%2F0973801012466104

  • Economic interdependence since COVID-19: China and South Asia (R&R)
  • Exchange rate volatility and financial stress in developing Asia (R&R)
  • Debt and de-internationalization: A study of Indian multinationals

  • Conference Proceedings
    • Giri, T. K., S. Jaipuria, C. Das, A. Mukhopadhyay, B. Gogoi and M. Bhattacharya (2017): Sustainability: Inspiration, Innovation and Inclusion, Proceedings of the 5th Annual International Conference on Sustainability—SUSCON V, New Delhi: Emerald Publishing.

    Book Chapter

    • Das, K. C. (2021): Trade and foreign direct investment in the Commonwealth: Scale, drivers and challenges, In Fulzele, R. & A. Mathur (eds.) Emerging Dynamics in Business, Innovation and Technology, Delhi: Kaav Publications (pp. 130-154).
    • Das, K. C. (2018): India in the International Production Network: The Role of Outward FDI, In Siddharthan, N. S. and K. Narayanan (eds.) Globalization and Technology, pp. 47-62, Singapore: Springer. Doi: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-10-5424-2_3
    • Das, K. C. (2013): Is there overshooting of INR-USD exchange rate? In Pradhan, Rudra P. (ed.) An Application on Computational and Financial Econometrics, pp. 144-149. New Delhi: Bloomsbury.

    Contribution to Report / Working Paper series

    • Das, K. C. (2015): Outward FDI, trade cost and India’s participation in GVCs, Box 7.1, Asia-Pacific Trade and Investment Report 2015: Supporting Participation in Value Chains, Bangkok: UN ESCAP.
    • Das, K. C. (2015): Outward FDI by Indian Manufacturing MNEs: Impacts and Implications, ARTNeT Working Paper Series No. #148, Bangkok: UN ESCAP. url: https://www.unescap.org/sites/default/files/AWP%20No.%20148.pdf

     

  • Editor, BIMTECH Business Perspectives, Sage Spectrum (July 2021-present)
  • https://www.bsp.bimtech.ac.in/ (Spectrum Journals)
  • Reviewer:

  • Reviewer of Grant Proposal for: The National Science Centre, Poland (2022)
  • Reviewer, Resources Policy, 2020, 2021, 2022, 2023
  • Reviewer, Structural Change and Economic Dynamics, 2020, 2021, 2023
  • Reviewer, Asian Journal of Political Science, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022, 2023
  • Reviewer, International Journal of Emerging Markets, 2021, 2022, 2023
  • Reviewer, Economic Analysis and Policy, 2023
  • Reviewer, Competitiveness Review, 2021, 2023
  • Reviewer, Portuguese Economic Journal, 2023
  • Reviewer, Applied Economics, 2022
  • Reviewer, Australian Journal of Management, 2023
  • Reviewer, Journal of International Development, 2022
  • Reviewer, Sustainable Development, 2022
  • Reviewer, GeoJournal, 2023
  • Reviewer, African J. of Science, Technology, Innovation and Development, 2022
  • Reviewer, Indian Economic Journal, 2020, 2021
  • Reviewer, Journal of Financial Economic Policy, 2021
  • Reviewer, Natural Resources Forum, 2021
  • Reviewer, Technology Analysis & Strategic Management, 2020
  • Reviewer, Journal of the Internal Council for Small Business, 2020
  • Reviewer, Tourism Management Perspectives, 2019
  • Reviewer, International Economic Journal, 2019
  • Reviewer, China Report, 2017, 2018
  • Reviewer, Transnational Corporations, 2013

  • Growth of cereals trade between India and China: What it means for food security? 15th All India Conference of China Studies (2022), 17-19 November 2022, ICS & IIT Guwahati.
  • Series of funding in Indian start-ups: Does gender of cofounder matter (with Pooja Malik), 62nd Labour Economics Conference, 11-13 April 2022, IIT Roorkee, India.
  • Economic interdependence since COVID-19: China and South Asia, 13th All India Conference of China Studies (2021), 28-30 January 2021, ICS & IIT Madras.
  • International subsidiary closure in the software services sector: The experience of Indian software services multinationals, 14th Annual Conference of Knowledge Forum (October 11-13, 2019), IIT Madras, Chennai.
  • Performance and Survival of Indian Ventures in China: A Longitudinal Study (with M. K. Mahalik), 11th All India Conference of China Studies (2018), Institute of Chinese Studies (ICS) & Christ University, Bengaluru.
  • External Orientation Scheme for North East India: Opportunity with Vulnerabilities, National Seminar on External Orientation of North East India: Possibilities and Roadblocks, 9-10 February 2018, Gauhati University Institute of North East India Studies, Guwahati.
  • International connectivity initiatives in the Asian Century: Are we at the crossroad? Conference on Regionalism and Globalization: Complementarities and Contestations (2017), Nehru Memorial Museum and Library, New Delhi.
  • Indian investment in Chinese provinces: Spatial distribution, locational determinants, challenges and implications, 9th All India Conference of China Studies (2016), Institute of Chinese Studies (ICS) & University of Mumbai.
  • India in the international production network: The role of outward FDI, 11th Annual Conference of Knowledge Forum (2016), IIT Madras, Chennai.
  • Outbound foreign direct investment from China and India, 7th All India Conference of China Studies (2014), Institute of Chinese Studies (ICS) & BHU.
  • Production network related trade, supply chain connectivity and FDI: An analysis of Asian developing countries, Asia-Pacific Trade Economists’ Conference 2014, UN ESCAP, Bangkok, Thailand.
  • Outward FDI by Indian Manufacturing MNEs: Impact and Implications for Participation in Production Network, ARTNeT Workshop (2013), Macao, China.
  • What motivates Indian firms to invest abroad? 9th Annual Conference on Economic Growth and Development 2013, ISI Delhi, New Delhi.
  • Location Substitution Effect and China (with N. Banik), 3rd IIFT Conference on Empirical Issues in International Trade and Finance 2013, Indian Institute of Foreign Trade, Kolkata.
  • Is there overshooting of INR-USD exchange rate? International Conference on Computational and Financial Econometrics (2012), VGSoM, IIT Kharagpur, Kharagpur, India.
  • Is there a China effect in GMS trade? GLOBELICS 2012, Hangzhou, China
  • Home country determinants of outward FDI from developing economies, International Conference on Public Policy and Governance (2012), Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore.
  • Inflation and markup in Indian manufacturing industries, 47th Annual Conference of The Indian Econometric Society (2011), Devi Ahalya University, Indore.
  • Risk behaviour of commercial banks in a regulatory environment: The Indian evidence, 45th Annual Conference of The Indian Econometric Society (2009), University of Gauhati, Guwahati.
  • Access to finance and its association with development in rural India, Brown International Advanced Research Institutes (BIARI) 2009, Brown University, Providence, USA.

  • Member of Delegation, Indian Think-Tank Delegation to China, Beijing and Chengdu, April 2016.
  • Panel Member, pre-budget discussion on FDI in India at “India Ahead” English news channel, July 2, 2019 (URL: https://youtu.be/_aufGge49iQ )

  • Life Member, Forum for Global Knowledge Sharing, January 2022 onwards… http://FGKS.in