Dr. Nilanjan Banik

Professor Department of Finance and Economics emaiolsnilanjan.banik@mahindrauniversity.edu.in

Dr. Nilanjan Banik is currently a Professor of Economics and Finance at The School of Management, at Mahindra University. He earned his P.hD. in Economics from Utah State University, USA and a Master of Economics from Delhi School of Economics, India. Prof. Banik works focus on the application of time series econometrics in issues relating to international trade, market structure and development economics. Besides, time series econometrics his other area of work focuses on the `rules’ part of WTO; especially examining the non-tariff barriers aspect of GATT/WTO agreements. Presently, he is working in the area of India’s growth and development spatial nexus.

Prof. Banik has project experience with Geneva Network, United Kingdom, Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Australia; Laffer Associates, U.S.A.; Ministry of Commerce, Government of India; Research and Information System for Developing Countries (R.I.S.), New Delhi; Indian Council for Research on International Economic Relations (ICRIER), New Delhi; Center for Economic Policy Research, U.K.; Asian Development Bank Institute, Tokyo; Asian Development Bank, Manila; South Asia Network of Economic Research Institutes (SANEI); UNESCAP-ARTNeT, Thailand, Australia India Institute, University of Melbourne; Copenhagen Consensus (India Consensus), Denmark; and World Trade Organization, Geneva.

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Education

  • Ph.D. in Economics, Utah State University, USA, 2005
  • Master of Economics, Delhi School of Economics, Delhi University, 1997
Experience

Prof. Banik has project experience with Geneva Network, United Kingdom, Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Australia; Laffer Associates, USA; Ministry of Commerce, Government of India; Research and Information System for Developing Countries (RIS), New Delhi; Indian Council for Research on International Economic Relations (ICRIER), New Delhi; Center for Economic Policy Research, UK; Asian Development Bank Institute, Tokyo; Asian

Development Bank, Manila; South Asia Network of Economic Research Institutes (SANEI); UNESCAP-ARTNeT, Thailand, Australia India Institute, University of Melbourne; Copenhagen Consensus (India Consensus), Denmark; and World Trade Organization, Geneva.

Teaching Experience

  • Professor, Mahindra University (July 2021-Present).
  • Professor, Bennett University (July 2016 – June 2021).
  • Visiting Scholar, Korea Institute for International Economic Policy, South Korea (May-June, 2019).
  • Visiting Professor, Indian Institute of Management (IIM) – Indore (February–April 2019)
  • Senior Consultant, TATA Trust (July 2017 – July 2018).
  • Associate Professor, Mahindra Ecole Centrale (November 2013 – June 2016).
  • Advisory Committee Member, Committee on Minority Affairs, Government of Telangana, India (October 2015 – September 2016).
  • Fellow, CUTS International (November 2013 – December 2015).
  • Consultant, KPMG India (September 2014 – July 2015).
  • Visiting Professor, Woxsen School of Business, Hyderabad (Fall, 2015).
  • Visiting Professor, IIM-Nagpur (Fall, 2015).
  • Consultant, Australia India Institute, University of Melbourne (Fall, 2014).
  • Professor, Institute for Financial Management and Research (IFMR), India (April 2012 – August 2013).
  • Visiting Professor, IIM – Ranchi (Spring, 2012).
  • Consultant, UNESCAP (ARTNeT) (November 2011 – April 2012).
  • Visiting Professor, IIM – Rohtak (Fall, 2011).
  • Consultant, Asian Development Bank, Philippines (November 2010-February, 2011).
  • Associate Professor, IFMR, India (April 2007 – March 2012).
  • Consultant, Asian Development Bank Institute, Japan (May 2008 – October 2008).
  • Assistant Professor, IFMR, India (January 2006 – March 2007).
  • Visiting Professor, Reserve Bank Staff College, Chennai (2007 and 2008).
  • Assistant Professor, Madras School of Economics (MSE), AnnaUniversity, India (July 2005 – December 2005).
  • Visiting Professor, IIM–Indore (Fall, 2005).
  • Instructor, Utah State University, USA (January 2005 – Apr 2005)
Publications

He has published in leading academic journals (some of them A-rated in ABDC list) and these include International Review of Economics and Finance, Empirical Economics, Review of Development Economics, Regional Statistics, Development Policy Review, Journal of World Trade, Asia Pacific Trade and Investment Review, Asian Development Bank Working Paper, Economic and Political Weekly, Foreign Trade Review, etc. One of his papers got Emerald Literati Network Awards for Excellence in 2016, and another paper got Best Paper Award at the International Conference on Information Technology and Quantitative Management (ITQM) 2017.

He has contributed in an edited volume with leading publishers, like, Elsevier, Springer Verlag, Routledge, Hart Bloomsbury, Elsevier, etc. Additionally, he has written a book on the Indian macroeconomy which is published by Sage. This book featured in Amazon top 50 lists (under the Macroeconomic Book section and rated 4.4/5) between 2015 and 2019. He also has the distinction of writing editorials for all major English dailies in India, and abroad including that of Wall Street Journal, The Business Times, Infobae, and Huffington Post. He has written over 180 editorials.