Dr. Santosh Kumar Sahu

Dr. Santosh Kumar Sahu

Assistant Professor

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  • Teaching
  • Current Research

2013: Ph. D. (Economics of Energy Use in Indian Industries), Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

2007: M. Phil. (Cost Benefit Analysis of Watershed Management Programme: A Study of Select Watersheds in Orissa and Rajasthan), Berhampur University, Berhampur, Odisha, India

Research Interests:

  • Applied Economics
  • Economics of Energy Use and Climate Change
  • Industrial Economics
  • Development Economics

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Select Publications:
  1. (2017), "Firm Performance and Diversification: An Empirical Investigation of Chemical Sector in India", Int. J. Sustainable Economy, Vol. 9, No. 1, pp.56–71.
  2. (2016), “Productivity, Energy Intensity and Output: A Unit Level Analysis of the Indian Manufacturing Sector”, Journal of Quantitative Economics, Vol. 14, Issue 2, pp 283–300, Springer, DOI: 10.1007/s40953-016-0034-7 [with H. Sharma]
  3. (2016), “Environmental Certification and Technical Efficiency: A Study of Manufacturing Firms in India”, Journal of Industry, Competition and Trade, Vol. 16, Issue 2, Springer, DOI: 10.1007/s10842-015-0213-9 [with K. Narayanan]
  4. (2016), “Climate Change Effects on Household Economy and Adaptive Responses Among Agricultural Households in Eastern Coast of India”, Current Science, Vol. 110, No. 7, pp. 1240-1250, DOI: 10.18520/cs/v110/i7/1240-1250 [with K. Narayanan]
  5. (2016), “Impact of Agricultural Related Technology Adoption on Poverty: A Study of Select Households in Rural India”, in “Technology: Corporate and Social Dimensions” N.S. Siddharthan and K. Narayanan (Eds.), pp 141-156, 10.1007/978-981-10-1684-4_8, Springer
  6. (2016), “Exports and Participation in CDM in Technology Intensive Industries in India”, in "Globalization of Indian Industries: Productivity, Exports and Investment", Filip De Beule and K. Narayanan (Eds.), pp. 121-140, DOI: 10.1007/978-981-10-0083-6, Springer
  7. (2015), “Technology Import, R and D Spillover and Export: A Study of Automobile Sector in India”, Review of Development and Change, Vol. XX, No. 2, pp. 257-276, Special Issue on ‘Promises and Challenges in India’s Manufacturing Sector’, Madras Institute of Development Studies, Chennai [with K. Narayanan]
  8. (2015), “Energy Use Patterns and Firm Performance: Evidence from Indian Industries”, Journal of Energy and Development, Vol. 40, No. 1 and 2, pp. 111-133, International Center for Energy and Economic Development, USA [with K. Narayanan]
  9. (2014), “CO2 Emission from Fossil Fuel Consumption and Technology Intensity: A Study of Indian Manufacturing Industries”, Review of Market Integration, 6, No. 3, pp. 269-296, doi: 10.1177/0974929215582243 [with K. Narayanan]
  10. (2014), “Energy Consumption Response to Climate Change: Policy Options for India”, IIM Kozhikode Society & Management Review, Vol. 3, No. 2, pp. 123-133, doi: 10.1177/2277975214544014 [with K. Narayanan]
  11. (2013), “Labour and Energy Intensity: A Study of Pulp & Paper Industries in India”, in Human Capital and Development, N. S. Siddharthan and K. Narayanan (Eds.), Chapter 5, pp. 55-76, 10.1007/978-81-322-0857-0_5, Springer
  12. (2013), “CO2 Emission and Firm Heterogeneity: A Study of Metal and Metal Based Industries in India”, International Journal of Energy Technology and Policy, Vol. 9, No. 2, pp. 110-127, DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1504/IJETP.2013.058110 [with K. Narayanan]
  13. (2011), “Health, Income Inequality and Climate Related Disasters at Household Level: Reflections from an Orissa District”, in Health Environment and Sustainable Development: Perspectives and Issues, N. Audinarayana, U. V. Somayajulu, K. E. Vaidyanathan, C. P. Prakasam (Eds.), pp. 138-156, ISBN: 978-81-838-7513-4, Serials Publications [with K. Narayanan]
  14. (2011), “Determinants of Energy Intensity in Indian Manufacturing Industries: A Firm Level Study”, Eurasian Journal of Economics and Business, Vol. 4, No. 8, pp. 13-30 [with K. Narayanan]
Working Papers: Madras School of Economics, Chennai
  1. (2016), “Evaluating Asian FTAs: What do Gravity Equation Models Tell Us?”, Working Paper 152 [with S. Ramaswamy and A. Choutagunta]
  2. (2016), “Determinants of Outsourcing in the Automobile Sector in India”, Working Paper 151 [with I. Roy]
  3. (2016), “The Tradeoffs between GHGs Emissions, Income Inequality and Productivity”, Working Paper 144 [with U. Patnaik]
  4. (2015), “Impact of Agricultural Related Technology Adoption on Poverty: A Study of Select Households in Rural India”, Working Paper 131 [with S. Das]
  5. (2015), “Mergers and Acquisitions in the Indian Pharmaceutical Sector”, Working Paper 122 [with N. Agarwal]
  6. (2015), “Productivity, energy intensity and output: a unit level analysis of the Indian manufacturing sector”, Working Paper 119 [with H. Sharma]
  7. (2015), “Determinants of energy and CO2 emission intensities: a study of manufacturing firms in India”, Working Paper 116 [with D. Mehta]
  8. (2015), “Technology import, R and D spillover and export: a study of automobile sector in India”, Working Paper 98 [with K. Narayanan]
  9. (2014), “Energy use patterns and firm performance: evidence from Indian industries”, Working Paper 92
  10. (2013), “CO2 emission and technology sourcing: a study of Indian manufacturing industries”, Working Paper No. 82 [with K. Narayanan]
  • Industrtial Economics and Industrial Organisation
  • Multinational Enterprises and Economic Policies
  • Econometrics Methods
  • Energy Economics
  • Economics of Global Climate Change
  • Environmental and Resource Economics
  • Regional Economics
  1. Foreign Direct Investments and Business Cycle Co-movement: Evidence from Asian Countries
  2. An Alternative Argument of Green Solow Model in Indian Context
  3. Determinants of Mergers and Acquisitions in the Indian Pharmaceutical Sector
  4. Determinants of Energy and CO2 Emission Intensities: A Study of Manufacturing Firms in India
  5. Firm Performance and Diversification: An Empirical Investigation of Chemical Sector in India
  6. Policy Determinants of Household Economic Development