Guest Faculty

Mr. Erra Kamal Sai Sadharma

Department of Economics

Interests

  1. Panel data & spatial econometrics
  2. Monetary theory and policy
  3. International trade and finance

Education

2007

Sri Sathya Sai Vidya Vihar, Hyderabad
India
Matriculation

2009

Sri Sathya Sai Higher Secondary School, Puttaparthi
India
Higher Secondary

2012

Sri Sathya Sai Institute of Higher Learning, Whitefield
India
B.Com (Hons)

2014

University of Hyderabad
India
M.A (Economics)

Research Interest

  • Effect of greater access to formal financial services in India on poverty, income inequality and unemployment at the rural and urban levels.
  • Impact of COVID-19 pandemic on the microfinance sector, together with shift in policy framework of the government towards small businesses in India.

Awards & Fellowships

  • 2015 – Junior Research Fellow – University Grants Commission
  • 2017 – Senior Research Fellow – University Grants Commission

List of Publications

  • Financial Inclusion Across Major Indian States: Some Spatial Panel Error Component Evidence. - Sadharma, E. K. S. & Acharya, D. - International Journal of Social Economics, 48(3), 419-436. (2021)
  • Non-Banking Financial Companies-Microfinance Institutions in India: Current Policy Issues and Challenges - Acharya, D., & Sadharma, E. K. S.- Arthika Charche: FPI Journal of Economics and Governance, 5(1), 03-14. (2020)
  • Does Financial Inclusion Matter for Poverty and Unemployment? Some Evidence from Indian States - Sadharma, E. K. S., & Venkatachalapathy, T. K. - Microfinance Review, 10(1), 36-51 (2018)

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