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Dr. Surya Bhushan, holds PhD in Economics, is Associate Professor at Development Management Institute (DMI), Patna, Bihar. An alumnus of CESP, JNU, he has more than nine years of global industry experience with Accenture Management Consultancy in the marketing analytics division. He has published articles in the refereed journals on the productivity growth of agriculture in India using parametric and non-parametric methods. He has written a book recently, entitled, Agriculture and Environment in India. His current area of interest includes, Livelihoods and Well-Beings, Inclusive Business Models, Impact Assessment, Productivity Growth and Technical Efficiency Estimation, especially in agriculture.
Specialization areas: Economics, Development, Business Analytics, Econometrics
Subjects Taught : Managerial Economics, Macroeconomic Environment, International Business, Quantitative Methods, Research Methods, Development Theories, Development Management
Dr. Surya Bhushan had done PhD in Economics from Centre for Economic Studies and Planning (CESP), Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), New Delhi. He brings with him nearly eleven years of experience in industry, before moving to DMI. He had worked in the marketing analytics domain across different industry verticals for the Fortune 500 clients at Accenture Analytics for more than 9 years. Prior to this, he had been associated with the Centre for Monitoring Indian Economy Pvt. Ltd. (CMIE) for more than a year, where he had liaised with policy makers at the Ministry of Finance, Planning Commission, and the editorial team of Indian Express in Delhi.
In DMI, he has been involved with writing report on Low Uptake of MGNREGA in Bihar, Effect of Prohibition on Violence against Women, Business Models for Backyard Poultry, Mushroom Farming Cultivations as sustainable agricultural systems, End-term evaluation of Integrated Development of Three Villages in Bihar of AKRSP, et al.
He has published in several leading refereed journals in India and book chapters in international publications, of which the most cited paper "Productivity Growth of Wheat in India: a Malmquist Approach" was published in the Indian Journal of Agricultural Economics 2005. His paper on TFP Growth of Paddy and Wheat in the Post-Green Revolution in India: a Parametric and Non-parametric Analysis has been awarded R T Doshi memorial prize by Agricultural Economics Research Association (AERA), India.
His current area of interest includes, Livelihoods and Well-Beings, Inclusive Business Models, Productivity Growth and Technical Efficiency Estimation in the agriculture sector.
Micro-economics, Macro-economics, Econometrics, Marketing Analytics, Agriculture Productivity and Growth
Peer Reviewed National Journal:
Book : Agriculture and the Environment, New Century Publications, New Delhi, India, 2015
Book Chapter :
a)Environmental Consequences of Green Revolution in India in Goswami, et al. (edited) Indian Agriculture after the Green Revolution: Changes and Challenges, Routledge, London.2018
b) Sources of Productivity Growth and Livelihoods Resilience in Bihar in the Recent Decade: A District-Level Non-parametric Analysis in Nayak, Amar K. J. R. (edited) Transition Strategies for Sustainable Community Systems: Design and Systems Perspectives,Springer Nature Switzerland, 2019, pp.231-250.
c) Understanding Livelihood Diversification: A Case Study of Mushroom Farming in Bihar in
Nayak, Amar K. J. R. (edited) Transition Strategies for Sustainable Community Systems: Design and Systems Perspectives,Springer Nature Switzerland, 2019, pp.153-168
International Conference :
National Conference :
Indian Econometric Association
CARE- Well-being and Livelihoods.