Dr. Santosh Kumar Das
Santosh Kumar Das is an Assistant Professor at the Institute for Studies in Industrial Development. His research interest includes Macroeconomics, Industrial Finance, Financial Liberalization and its Implications, and Political Economy.
He holds a Doctorate degree from Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi with focus on Macroeconomics. His current work includes Asset Quality of Indian Scheduled Commercial Banks, Implications of Financial Liberalization for Industrial Development in India, and aspects of MSME Financing in India.
He previously has worked in several research institutes including Research and Information System for Developing Countries (RIS), New Delhi; Ministry of Finance; Indian Council for Research on International Economic Relations (ICRIER), New Delhi; and National Institute of Public Finance and Policy (NIPFP), New Delhi. He was also a visiting research scholar to the United Nations University – World Institute of Development Economics Research (UNU-WIDER).
Areas of Interest/Specialisation
Macroeconomics, Industrial Finance, Financial Liberalization and its Implications, and Political Economy.
- Contractionary Fiscal Policy, Public Investment and Regional Growth Dynamics in India: An Empirical Analysis. Review of Development and Change. Vol. XXIII, No. 1. Jan – June 2018.
- Demonetisation and Indian Economy: Some Macroeconomic Challenges. Journal of Indian School of Political Economy. Vol. XXIX, No. 3&4, June December 2017. (Second Author: P.S. Rawat)
- ‘Bad Bank’ Can Help Improve NPA Resolution. Guest Column, The Hindu. Appeared on July 9, 2018.
- The Two Facets of NPA Management. Guest Column, The Hindu. Appeared on June 25, 2018. (Co-author: Divya Sharma)