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Author: Devasmita Jena

Dr. Devasmita Jena

Dr. Devasmita Jena

Assistant Professor

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Ph.D. (2019)- Centre of International Trade and Development (CITD), Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), New Delhi 

M.Phil. (2014) -CITD, JNU, New Delhi

M.Sc. (Economics), 2008-2010, Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research, Mumbai

B.Sc. Hons (Statistics), 2005-08, Hindu College, University of Delhi


Research Interests: 

International Trade, Geoeconomics, Applied Econometrics, Applied Macroeconomics


Curriculum Vitae

  1. Monetary Response to Oil Price Shock in Asian Oil Importing Countries: Evaluation of Inflation Targeting Framework (with Ishika Kataruka), Journal of Quantitative Economics 20, 809–825 (2022),

  2. The Impact of Trade with ASEAN on India’s Employment in Industrial Sector (with Swati Saini), Journal of Asia Pacific Economy, 1: 1–23, 2021,

  3. International Trade, Structural Transformation and Economic Catch-Up: An Analysis of the ASEAN Experiences, Journal of Economic Development, Volume 46, Number 3, September 2021,   

  4. To Look East or to West? An Analysis of India’s Trade Policy from Employment Perspective, The Indian Economic Journal, 68(2) 227-248, 2020,

  5. Trade, Governance and Income Convergence in the European Union: Evidence on the “theory of relative backwardness” (with Alokesh Barua), Research in Globalization, Volume 2, December 2020, 100013,

  6. Trade, Structural Transformation and Income Convergence: The Case of EU (with Alokesh Barua), Journal of Public Affairs, November, 2020; e2565,


Peer Reviewed Book Chapters

  1. Implications of India-ASEAN Regional Cooperation: An Empirical Analysis (with Alokesh Barua), in Malhotra, Rashpal and Sucha Singh Gill (eds.), India’s North-East and Asiatic South-East: Beyond Borders, Chandigarh: CRRID, 2015


Publication in Popular Press:

  1. Towards a deeper partnership (with Manasi Singh), The Telegraph, August 4, 2021

  2. Act East, court West: Trade Agreements with the EU and US cannot be a substitute for close ties with our Eastern trade partners (with Swati Saini), Financial Express, December,24,2020

  3. Education needs extra attention now (with Swati Saini), Hindu Business Line, August, 27, 2020 


  • International Trade

MA Economics in General Economics

  • Applied Macro and Financial Econometrics 

MA Programmes in Financial Economics/ Applied Quantitative Finance/ Environment Economics/Actuarial Economics

  • Microeconomics


Post-Graduate Diploma in Management (PGDM) programme