Dr. Surya Bhushan ( Associate Professor )


Dr. Surya Bhushan
Email : sbhushan@dmi.ac.in
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Academics


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

Summary of Experience


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.
 

Area of Interest


Micro-economics, Macro-economics, Econometrics, Marketing Analytics, Agriculture Productivity and Growth

Publications


Peer Reviewed National Journal:

  • Idea for India (I4I, 16 June-2017), Understanding Livelihood Resilience in Bihar, Co-author, K V Raju
  • Sources of Productivity Growth and Livelihood Resilience in Bihar in the Recent Decade: A District Level Non-Parametric Analysis, Journal of Social and Economic Studies, 2015 (published in 2017)
  • Agricultural Economics Research Review (AERR, Jan-Jun, 2016): TFP growth of Wheat and Paddy in Post-Green Revolution in India: a Paramteric and Non-parametric Analysis, 29(1)
  • The Indian Economic Journal (2009): “Non-Parametric Productivity Growth of Wheat in India during Post-Green Revolution”.
  • Arth Vijnana (2006), “Productivity and Efficiency of Wheat Production in India” in 2006.
  • Indian Journal of Agricultural Economics (2005), “Productivity Growth of Wheat in India: a Malmquist Approach”.

 

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

Faculty Qualification


  •  Ph.D.                  : Economics, Agricultural Productivity and Its Environmental Impacts in India: a Parametric and Non-parametric Analysis-JNU-2015,
  •  MPHIL                  : Economics 2000, JNU
  •  Post-Graduation  : Economics-JNU-1998
  •  Graduation          : BA-Delhi University-1995

Conference Attended


International Conference :

  • Promoting Dairy Cooperative Societies By Creating Sustainable Governance And Operating Systems, accepted for presentation at 24th International Sustainable Development Research Society Conference Action for a Sustainable World: from Theory to Practice, University of Messina, Italy, 14-15 June 2018, Co-authors, Sridhar Telidevara and Piyush Kumar Singh
  •  Understanding Rural Livelihood through Subsistence and Sustainable Farming: A Case of Mushroom Cultivation, Accepted for Presentation at 23rd International Sustainable Development Research Society (ISDRS) Conference June 15, 2017, Bogota, Columbia, Co-authors, Piyush Kumar Singh, Sridhar Telidevara, and Santosh Kumar

 National Conference :

  • Paper presented, “Sustainable Agriculture through Mushroom Cultivation”, at Extecon Conference in May-2017 at Hyderabad.
  • Paper presented, “Backyard Poultry: Livelihoods Intervention in Bihar”, at 5th NoSRM Conferences on 19-Oct-2016 at Bhubaneswar.
  • Paper presented, “Backyard Poultry: Supplementing Nutrition”, at NRLM meeting on 02-Sep-2016 at Delhi.
  • Paper presented, “Malmquist Productivity Growth of Wheat in India during Pre- and Post- WTO Period”, accepted at International Conference on “Indian Agriculture Sector under Trade Liberalisation and WTO: Issues and Challenges”, December 11-12, 2014, Centre for WTO Studies, IIFT, New Delhi.
  • Paper presented, “Understanding Energy Use in Indian Agricultural Production System in the Post-WTO Period”, accepted at International Conference on “Indian Agriculture Sector under Trade Liberalisation and WTO: Issues And Challenges”, December 11-12, 2014, Centre for WTO Studies, IIFT, New Delhi.
  •  Presented and awarded best paper on Environmental Impacts in Indian Agriculture in a World Bank sponsored programme at ISEC, Bangalore in 2002.

Faculty Membership


Indian Econometric Association

Faculty Care Center Association


CARE- Well-being and Livelihoods.

Faculty Consultancy Project's


  • Report on Identifying Causes for Low penetration of MGNREGA in Bihar, Ministry of Rural Development, Government of Bihar
  • Mushroom Cultivation by BRLPS – Wrote a case study on Mushroom cultivation by BRLPS
  • Backyard Poultry Business Models– Wrote a case study for NRLM on Backyard poultry intervention in Bihar
  • GRC Study – Identify the methodology to generate insight on impacts of prohibition among women and girl in Bihar
  • Rural Transformation – AKRSP study in Bihar