Assistant Professor

Dr. Ghanshyam Pandey

Department of Economics


  1. Agricultural Economics
  2. Climate change and Agriculture
  3. Development Economics



Punjab University, Chandigarh


Punjab University, Chandigarh


Punjabi University, Patiala

Professional Service

  • 2017-2019, Post Ph.D. Research Associate | ICAR- National Institute of Agricultural Economics and Policy Research (NIAP), PUSA, Delhi
  • 2014-2017, Research Analyst/ Assistant Grade I | Institute of Economic Growth (IEG), Delhi, 1st August 2014 to 30 June  2017.
  • Jan 2014- July 2014, Research Fellow | Agriculture Economics Research Centre, Delhi School of Economics Campus, University of Delhi.
  • 2016-2019, Visiting faculty for at Hansraj Collage for NCWEB | (Hons.) and University School of Open Learning at SGTB Khalsa Collage, University of Delhi, Delhi.

Research Interest

  • Agricultural Transformation
  • Sources and growth of agricultural
  • Impact of climate change on agriculture
  • Livestock development and sources of growth of livestock sector

Awards & Fellowships

  • Awarded Ph.D. Research Fellowship for study grant scheme by Indian Council of Social Science Research (ICSSR) (Ministry of Human Resource Development Minister, Govt. Of India) Panjab University, Chandigarh 2010-2011.


  • Agricultural Economics Research Association (AERA, LM-919) India.

List of Publications

  • States of Farmers in Rural India. Pandey, G. Mittal Publications, Delhi, March 2017, ISBN 81-8324-812-8.
Journal Articles
  • Pathways of Agricultural Transformation: A Comparative Analysis of Punjab and Bihar- Pandey, G., Khan, R. M., and Kumari, S. Agricultural Economics Research Review. 32, 1-11(2019).
  • Transformation and Sources of Growth in Southeast Asian Agricultur- Birthal, P. S., Joshi, P.K., Roy, D. and Pandey, G. Discussion Paper 01834, International Food Policy and Research Institute, (IFPRI) Washington D.C.  May 2019.
  • Supply Response of Indian Dairying- Birthal, P. S, Pandey, G., Jumrani, J and Harzana, J. Indian Journal of Animal Science. 89 (4), 103-109 (2019)
  • Who Leaves the Farmland Fallow and Why?  An Empirical Investigation using Nationally Representative Survey Data in India- Ranganathan, T., and Pandey, G. (2018). The European Journal of Development Research.  Palgrave Macmillan Publication. 30 (5), 914-933 (2018).
  • Tackling Poverty and Inequality Among Farm Households in Bihar: Implications for Achieving Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)- Pandey, G. Agricultural Economics Research Review. 31, Pp 17-24 (2018).
  • Changing Land-use Pattern of India: Has there been an expansion of Fallow Lands?- Pandey, G., and Ranganathan, T. Agricultural Economics Research Review, 31 (1), 113-122. (2018). DOI:
  • Tenancy and Fallow Land- Ranganathan, T., and Pandey, G.  World Development Perspective. 7-8, 28-31 (2017).  Elsevier Publication. DOI:
  • Income Mobility among Social Groups-. Ranganathan, T., Tripathi, A., and Pandey, G.  Economic and Political Weekly. 52(41), 73-76(2017).
  • Pilot Project to Ascertain the Use of Diesel for Irrigation- Ranganathan, T., Rao, N. C., and Pandey, G. Agriculture Situation in India. LXXIV (3), 42-44(2017).
  • How to Double the Farmers’ Income Under Livelihood Crises?- Pandey, G. ISMP Quarterly, 1(1), 81-85(2017).
  • Extent, Magnitude and Determinants of Indebtedness among Farmers in Eastern India: A Survey Based Study- Pandey, G. K. Indian Journal of Agricultural Economics. 73 (4), 450-462(2016).
  • Income and Inequality among Farming Community: A Field Based Study of Bihar, India- Pandey, G. K. Asia Pacific Journal of Rural Development. 26(2), 97-115(2016).  Sage Publication.
  • Level of Income, Pattern of Expenditure and Poverty among Farming Community in Rural Bihar- Pandey, G. Indian Journal of Economics and Development, 12(2), 283-292(2016). DOI:
  • Income and Livelihood Issues of Peasants: Evidence from Bihar-. Pandey, G. K. Indian Journal of Economics. XCVI, 507-533 (2016 Special Issue).
  • Income Mobility among Social Groups in Indian Rural Households- Ranganathan, T., Tripathi, A., and Pandey, G. Working Paper 368, Institute of Economic Growth, New Delhi, July 2016.
  • An Inter-Districts Analysis of Income and Inequality among Farmers in Rural Bihar- Pandey, G. K. Agriculture Situation in India. LXXII (9), 90-100. (Special Issue 2015).
  • Need of Environment Conservation for the Sustainable Livelihood- Pandey, G. K. and Kumari, S. International Journal of Research in Commerce, Economics & Management, IV(VI), 79-82(2014).
  • Backbone of Bihar Economy on Backfoot- Pandey, G. K. Mainstream, 50(34), 28-30 (2012).
  • Flow of Institutional Credit and Indebtedness among Farmers in India- Kohli, S., and Pandey, G. K. Nava Arthiki. 19(2), 37-44(2011).
Book Chapters
  • Pandey, G. (2018). ‘Rural Credit and Financial Penetration by Farmers: A Zone-wise Analysis of Bihar’ in Mehta, N., and Arya, A (eds):  Role of Public Policy in Development Process, Academic Foundation, New Delhi. Pp 117-136. ISBN 9789332704213.
  • Pandey, G. (2016). ‘An Analysis of Access and Utilization of Credit by Farmers in Rural Bihar’ in Verma. S. (eds.): Rural Indebtedness in Punjab and other States: Problems and the way Out. CRIID Chandigarh. ISBN 978-81-385835-81-0.
  • Pandey, G.  (2015). ‘Question of Sustainability of Peasant and Agrarian Distress of Punjab Economy’ in Ansari, I.A, (eds): Environment Development: Issues and Challenges, Raj Publication, New Delhi 2015.  ISBN 978-93-82281-43-6.
  • Pandey, G., and Kumari, S. (2014). ‘Trends in Indian Agricultural Growth (Changing Structure, Performance, Agrarian Distress and Reforms’ in Shastri, R. K and Tripathi, R (eds): Dimension of Public Policy: Changing Scenario, Excel India Publishers, New Delhi. ISBN 978-93-8842223.
  • Pandey, G. (2013). ‘An Analysis of District-wise Farm Household Income: A Case Study of Bihar’ in Chandra, S.K, Babu V.S and Nath, P.K (eds) from NIRD Hyderabad:  Agricultural Crises in India: A Way Out, Academic Foundation, New Delhi. ISBN 978-93-3270032-1.

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