Assistant Professor

Dr Balaga Mohana Rao

Department of Economics

Interests

  1. Currency Crises
  2. International Price System
  3. Exchange Rate Pass-through

Education

2013

University of Hyderabad
India
MA (5 Year Integrated)

2019

Indian Institute of Technology Bombay
India
Ph.D.

Experience

  • November 5, 2019 to December 22, 2020 | Assistant Professor | Christ (Deemed to be University) Bangalore
  • June 3, 2013 to July 23, 2014 | Health Economist | Aarogyasri Health Care Trust, Govt. of Andhra Pradesh

Research Interest

  • Currency Crises, International Price System, Exchange Rate Pass-Through and International Finance

Awards & Fellowships

  • 2013 - Qualified UGC-NET for Lectureship
  • 2016 - Successfully Completed Japan-East Asia Network of Exchange for Students and Youths (JENESYS) Programme 2016 (Theme: Economics), 3rd Batch, from 25 October to 1 November, 2016, Japan.
  • 2018 - Best Paper Award at 2nd Annual Economics Conference Organized by Sarla Anil Modi School of Economics, NMIMS, Mumbai in collaboration with The Indian Econometric Society (TIES), 2018.
  • 2014 - Awarded Teaching Assistantship (Scholarship) to Pursue PhD at HSS Dept., IIT Bombay

List of Publications

    • Balaga, M. R., & Padhi, P. (2017). Evaluating Indian Economy's Vulnerability to Currency Crisis. Theoretical & Applied Economics, 24(3), 97-114.
    • Rao, B.M., & Padhi, P. (2020). Common Determinants of the Likelihood of Currency Crises in BRICS. Global Business Review, 21(3), 698-712. (First Online Published: June 27, 2018).
    • Rao, B.M., & Padhi, P. (2018). Perspectives on Currency Crises and Their Theoretical Underpinnings: A Literature Review. FOCUS WTO/IB - An IIFT Quarterly Publication, 20(4), 3-17.
    • Rao, B.M., & Padhi, P. (2019). Identifying the Early Warnings of Currency Crisis in India. Foreign Trade Review, 54(4), 269-299.
    • Rao, B.M., & Padhi, P. (2020). Macroeconomic Costs of Currency Crises in BRICS: An Empirical Analysis. Macroeconomics and Finance in Emerging Market Economies, 13(3), 223-243.
    • Subramanian, A. & Rao, B.M. (2020). Diversifying Investor’s Portfolio Using Bitcoin: An Econometric Analysis. Journal of Public Affairs (In Press).

     

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