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Prof. Errol D'Souza

Director

Errol D'Souza is a Professor of Economics and the Director at the Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad.

 

Errol studied Economics and Statistics at the University of Mumbai where he was awarded the Kashinath Trimbak Telang gold medal for obtaining the first rank in his M.A. (Economics) degree. He obtained his Ph.D. as a University Grants Commission National Research Fellow from the Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi.

 

He has held appointments such as the IFCI Chair Professor at the University of Mumbai, India Chair Professor at the University Sciences Po in Paris, as a Visiting Professor of the Indian Institute of Advanced Study, Shimla, as an Honorary Senior Fellow of the Institute of South Asian Studies at the National University of Singapore, a Visiting Scholar at Columbia University, and as a Visiting Professor at the Turin School of Development of the ILO. He has worked on academic committees of the University Grants Commission and the Indian Council of Social Science Research, and has been associated with the Planning Commission of India and the Reserve Bank of India in various capacities, including as a Member, Technical Advisory Committee on Monetary Policy. He is on the Academic Council of the Tata Institute of Social Sciences, the Institute for Human Development, Delhi, and on the Advisory Board of the International Centre for Development and Decent Work at Kassel, Germany. He was a Director of the National Housing Bank and is currently on the Board of Governors of the National Institute of Public Finance and Policy, New Delhi, the Rajasthan Shram Sarathi Association, Udaipur, and the India Gold Policy Centre.

 

He is on the editorial board of the Journal of Quantitative Economics (Springer), the Indian Journal of Labour Economics (Springer), and Macroeconomics and Finance in Emerging Market Economies (Taylor & Francis). He is engaged in research in the areas of macroeconomics, development finance and public policy.

 

Educational Qualifications

  • Ph.D. (Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi)

Academic Affiliation

  • Prior to joining the Institute in 2001, was the IFCI Chair Professor at the Department of Economics, University of Mumbai and was also a Visiting Scholar at Columbia University, New York, and a Visiting Senior Fellow at the Institute of South Asian Studies, National University of Singapore. Was the India Chair Professor at Sciences Po in Paris in 2009 and a Visiting Professor at the institute for Advanced Study, Shimla in 2009, and is visiting Professor at the Turin School of Development.

Professional Affiliation

  • Member Indian Econometric Society, Indian Society of Labour Economics, and Econometric Society
  • Has worked on academic committees of the University Grants Commission and the Indian Council of Social Science Research, and has been associated with the Planning Commission and the Reserve Bank of India.
  • Is a Consultant to industry, the banking sector, UNDP, ILO, and Government. Former Director on the board of the National Housing Bank, he is currently on the Board of Governors of the National Institute of Public Finance and Policy, the Rajasthan Shram Sarathi Association, and the India Gold Policy Centre.

 

Teaching

 

Area Of Research

  • Besides consulting to industry and commercial banks is engaged in research in the areas of macroeconomics, development finance and public policy.

Current Research

  • Current academic interests include tax reforms and fiscal/monetary policy, the structure of corporate finance, social security and livelihood issues in the informal sector, personnel economics and governance issues.

 

Publications/ Articles/ Cases

  • Has published articles in the above areas in various journals and books.

Downloads

Topic Name File Size File Type
Capital Flows and Monetary Policy 1841809 pdf
Public Investment Reversals, Inequality & Borrowing 580127 pdf
Community Failures 138517 pdf
Are Retrenchment Laws Inefficient? 261165 pdf
Labour Market Institutions in India 300527 pdf
Wage disparity & Human capital accumulation 505977 pdf
Collusion in Government & Corruption 188922 pdf
Secure Livelihoods 188680 pdf
Employment & HR in Public Sector Banks in the 90s 184371 pdf
The Pervasiveness of Self Employment 162862 pdf
Contractual Arrangements in Academia 133791 pdf
Budget 2004 Presentation 238345 pdf
The WTO and the Politics of India's Textiles 228994 pdf

 

Consulting

 

Awards & Honors

Year Awards & Honors
 

Member Indian Econometric Society, Indian Society of Labour Economics, and Econometric Society

 

Thoughts

 

Staging Enabled