union budget 2022The department of Economics is bringing forth a panel of economists to discuss the implications of the Union Budget 2022-2023. The panel will confer upon the vision of the new budget and its impact on our society.

Date: February 09, 2022 (Wednesday)

Time: 2.30 pm IST

The Speakers List

  • Prof N R Bhanu Murthy, Vice-Chancellor, BASE University, Bengaluru
  • Prof K R Shanmugam, Director, Madras School of Economics, Chennai
  • Prof K Gayithri, Professor, Institute for Social and Economic Change (ISEC), Bengaluru
  • Dr Shri Hari Naidu, Economist, National Institute of Public Finance and Policy (NIPFP), New Delhi


  • Prof Bandi Kamaiah, Emeritus Professor, University of Hyderabad

Convenor of the Event

  • Dr Anandarao Suvvari, Faculty Coordinator, Economics Department, SRM University-AP

Co-Convenors of the Event

  • Dr Ghanshyam Pandey, Assistant Professor, Economics Department, SRM University-AP
  • Dr Manzoor Hassan Malik, Assistant Professor, Economics Department, SRM University-AP
  • Dr Kamal Sai Erra, Assistant Professor, Economics Department, SRM University-AP
  • Mr Hari Venkatesh, Assistant Professor, Economics Department, SRM University-AP

Join the session to learn more about how the Union Budget 2022-2023 will affect you along with the rest of the country.

The second episode of the lecture series organised by the Department of Economics, SRM University-AP, will be held on September 07, 2021, at 04.00 pm. The lecture titled “Secession with natural resources” will be delivered by Prof Pramila Krishnan from the Oxford Department of International Development.

The lecture will look at the formation of new Indian states in 2001 to uncover the effects of political secession on the comparative economic performance of natural resource-rich and natural resource-poor areas. Resource-rich constituencies fared comparatively worse within new states that inherited a relatively larger proportion of natural resources. The study argues that these patterns reflect how political reorganization affected the quality of state governance of natural resources. Results describe a model of collusion between state politicians and resource rent recipients that can account for the relationships we see in the data between natural resource abundance and post-break-up local outcomes.

About the Speaker:
Pramila Krishnan is a Professor of Development Economics at Oxford Department of International Development, University of Oxford and a Fellow at Pembroke College, Oxford. She began her academic life as an econometrician working on models of self-selection before seeing the light and moving on to work in development economics.
Her research has concentrated on applied microeconomics and she has worked on topics ranging from household portfolios of poor households to risk-sharing, intra-household allocation and informal insurance, social networks, non-cognitive skills and whether migrants might be both rich and happy. Pramila Krishnan teaches on the MSc in Economics for Development, offering a module on education.

Join this intriguing online lecture on September 07, 2021, at 04.00 pm and enrich your knowledge through the scholarly voice of Prof Pramila Krishnan!

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The Department of Economics is hosting a webinar on “Salient Features and Career Opportunities for BSc (Hons) Economics at SRM University AP” on July 19, 2021, at 4.00 pm to discuss the thrust areas of Economics. Dr Balaga Mohana Rao, Assistant Professor in the department, will introduce students to the theoretical and analytical foundations of economics careers.

In the webinar, Dr Balaga Mohana Rao will detail the industries and job roles available for graduates and discuss the best ways to attain internships and jobs in the industry. Students who choose to pursue a BSc in Economics at SRM University-AP participate in a three-year full-time programme that aims to impart global standards-based curriculum. The objective of the programme is to develop a class of economists who are proficient not just in theory but also in practical expertise to address and analyse real-world problems.

Attend this informative session on July 19, 2021, at 4.00 pm to learn more about the courses, subjects, syllabus, scope, and career opportunities of the BSc Economics course offered in SRM University-AP.

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When the fiscal measures announced by the Central Government remain as textbook prescriptions, the scholars of our nation work for bettering the ground reality of India. The Department of Economics at SRM University-AP, in the first session of the Departmental Lecture Series, is conducting an online lecture titled “An Alternative Fiscal Stimulus Package to Atmanirbhar Bharat” on July 23, 2021, at 11.00 am to enunciate a novel perspective for fiscal stimulus packages.

The guest speaker Prof Santosh Mehrotra, visiting professor in the Centre for Development at the University of Bath (UK) will put forth his vision of an alternative fiscal stimulus package to the Atmanirbhar Bharat Abhiyan financial package. Prof Mehrotra had also been a professor of economics at Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) Delhi. Dr Ghanshyam Pandey, Assistant Professor and faculty coordinator at the Department of Economics, SRM University-AP is the convenor of the event. The organising committee from the department consists of assistant professors Dr Anandrao Suvvari, Dr Manzoor Hassan Malik, and Dr Balaga Mohana Rao.

The lecture will give a detailed analysis of the Atmanirbhar Bharat initiative and evaluate whether the plans of the policymakers to combat the economic crisis in India acquired the envisioned goals. Join this engaging online lecture on the zoom platform on July 23, 2021, at 11.00 am.

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