Dr. Santosh Kumar Sahu

Dr. Santosh Kumar Sahu

Assistant Professor

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  • Profile
  • Publications
  • 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. Policy Determinants of Household Economic Development