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Currently Professor at Indian Institute of Management (Area: Economics)
In the PGP (MBA)/PGPX(1Yr MBA) / FPM (Doctoral)/FDP (Faculty Development)/PGP-PMP (Public Management and Policy) developed and taught the following courses, at IIMA
Economic Environment and Policy -I (open economy macroeconomics and growth theory) /Macroeconomics and Policy (open economy macroeconomics)
Economic Environment and Policy -II /MEP (the Indian Economy, PGP)
Philosophical Foundations of Management Thought (doctoral course) (FPM)
Multinationals and the International Economy (doctoral and postgraduate) (PGP, FPM)
Infrastructure Development and Financing (in part) (PGP)
International Finance (in part) (PGP)
Infrastructure Policy (in part) (doctoral) (PGP)
Open Economy Macroeconomics (PGPX)
Research Methodology (doctoral and FDP, in part)
Seminar on the Indian Economy and Society (PMP)
Public Enterprise Management (PMP)
Changing Paradigms in Economic Development (PMP)
Developing and Managing Water Resources (PMP)
Developments in Electricity (PMP)
Policy, Regulatory and Financing Issues in Infrastructure (PGP)
International Economic Relations (PMP)
Ethics and Managing Ethically /Personal and Corporate Ethics (PGP)
Social and Political Development (PMP)
Indian Economy (for various programmes)
Real Estate (PGP,PGPX, PMP)
Economic Growth and Development (FPM)
Infrastructure Development and PPPs (PGPX)
Philosophical Foundations of Management (PGP, ABM)
International Economic and Political Environment (PGPX)
Infrastructure Development and Public Private Partnerships (PGPX)
Indian Economy and Society (PGP)
Macroeconomic Performance of the Indian Economy in Recent Times (PGPX)
Morris, S. (ed.) (2001a), "India Infrastructure Report 2001: Issues in Regulation and Industry Structure", Oxford University Press, New Delhi, New York and Oxford, 2001.
Morris, S. , Rakesh Basant, Kavil Ramachandran, Abraham Koshy (2001b) "The Growth and Transformation of Small Firms in India", along with Rakesh Basant, Keshab Das, K. Ramachandran and Abraham Koshy, Oxford University Press, New Delhi, London, NY, 2001
Morris, S. and Rajiv Shekhar (eds.) (2002), "India Infrastructure Report 2002: Governance Issues for Commercialization", 3iNetwork, New Delhi, Oxford University Press.
Morris, S. (ed.) (2003), "India Infrastructure Report 2003: Public Expenditure Allocation and Accountability", 3iNetwork, New Delhi, Oxford University Press.
Morris, S. (ed.) (2004), "India Infrastructure Report 2004: Ensuring Value for Money", 3iNetwork, New Delhi, Oxford University Press.
G. Raghuram, Rekha Jain, Sidharth Sinha and Prem Pangotra and Sebastian Morris (1999) ""Infrastructure Development and Financing: Towards a Public-Private Partnership", along with, Macmillan, 1999.
Ramani, K.V. , D. Bhatnagar, BM Desai, Abraham Koshy, Sebastian Morris, V Raghunathan, "Managing Alternatives: Case Studies from Vikalpa", Macmillan, 1999.
(A sample of the assignments)
Evaluation of Corporate Plan of the National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) (team leader with Prof. SK Barua). Corporate consultancy. (NTPC)
Evaluation of the Performance and Restructuring, the Ordnance Equipment Group Factories (with Prof. Arabinda Tripathy). Corporate consultancy. (OEF, Government of India).
Assessments of the Strengths and Weaknesses of the Small Scale Sector, and the Rationale for Support Programmes including that of Reservation (team leader, with Profs. Rakesh Basant, Abraham Koshy, Kavil Ramachandran, and K. Das). Policy research study to inform the government policy on small industries. (for the Government of India, Ministry of Industry).
Wage Determination and Structure of Incentives for Unionised Workers in the ITC Ltd (as team leader with Prof. Samir Barua). Corporate consultancy. (ITC Ltd).
Study of Competition Policy in India: Issues for a Globalising Economy (along with Prof. Rakesh Basant) Policy research studies , Government of India. This study was to inform the government in its effort to develop suitable policies for competition. (Office of the Economic Adviser, Ministry of Industry).
Development of the Corporate Plan for Gujarat State Energy Corporation. Corporate consultancy (with Prof. N. Venkiteswaran). (Gujarat State Energy Corporation).
Demand Estimation for Jawaharlal Nehru Port . The problem was of verifying and giving expert opinion on various competing demand studies for container traffic . Corporate consultancy (I-Maritime /JNPT).
Evaluation and Design of an Executive MBA Programme Indianoil Institute of Petroleum Management. (team leader with Profs. N. Venkiteswaran and Samir Barua) (Indian Oil Corporation).
Facilitation of Corporate Planning Related Discussions, Comments, Analysis and Presentations for the Ahmedabad Electricity Company and Surat Electricity Corporation. (Torrent Group).
Restructuring the Central Electricity Authority (team leader with Profs. Samir Barua and Ajay Pandey). A detailed plan to restructure the CEA in the context of the evolution of markets. (Ministry of Power Government of India).
Study of Determinants of Foreign Direct Investments (FDI) and strategies to attract FDI to Gujarat Government of Gujarat. (in collaboration with the Earth Institute of Columbia University) Policy research studies. (Government of Gujarat).
Strategy for restructuring of the electricity transmission, distribution and trading businesses in Haryana in context of the changes brought about by the Electricity Act 2003 (team leader with Ajay Pandey, ). . Corporate consultancy and developing sectoral framework (Government of Haryana).
Role of Small Scale Industries in the Age of Liberalisation. Policy research and expert advice (team leader with Rakesh Basant) (Asian Development Bank) .
Pricing and Financing of Water, for Country Water Resources Sector Strategy. Policy Research and expert advice. (World Bank).
Evaluation of the Accelerated Power Development Programme for the States of Maharashtra, Gujarat, Rajasthan, and Uttaranchal Phases I . Policy study and programme evaluation. (team leader with Profs. Ajay Pandey and S.K. Barua). (Ministry of Power, Government of India).
LPG Subsidies and Innovative Schemes to Efficiently Target Subsidies .Policy and programme evaluation and design. (team leader with Profs. Ajay Pandey and SK Barua) (Petroleum Federation of India, New Delhi).
A Study on the Kerosene Distribution and Related Subsidy Administration and the Generation and Assessment of Options for Improvement of the System. Policy research , progamme evaluation and design. (team leader with Ajay Pandey and SK Barua) ) (Petroleum Federation of India, New Delhi).
Innovative Subsidy Mechanisms for Agriculture. Policy research, programme evaluation and design. (UK High Commission).
Sustainable SEZ Policies for India. Policy research , programme evaluation and design. (with Ajay Pandey). (UK High Commission).
Case study of Response of the Gujarat Electricity System to the Surat Flood, 2006. Evaluation and recommendation study. (team leader with Ajay Pandey). (Government of Gujarat).
Tariff and Regulatory Policies (NTPC), 2007 (with Ajay Pandey)
Evaluation of the APDRP Phase II (MoP), 2006 (with Ajay Pandey and SK Barua)
Policy Issues for Small Firms (Asian Development Bank), 2005-06
Evaluation of the Jyoti Gram Scheme of the Gujarat Government, 2007-08 (with Ajay Pandey)
Electricity Policy and Regulation for the CERC and Forum of Regulators 2007-08 (with Ajay Pandey)
Reform of the Fiscal and Subsidy Regime for the Petroleum Sector 2008 (with SK Barua, JR Varma)
Design of Electricity Markets for the PXIL (with Ajay Pandey)
Evaluation of Media Labs Asia (from its inception to date) with recommendations related to its possible closure or restructuring for the Government of India
Review of the Sunrise Vision 2029 of the Government of Andhra Pradesh (with Ajay Pandey)
Study of the Social and Economic Benefits of the PMGSY with a View to Developing Outcome Monitoring Indicators for the Ministry of MoST and World Bank (with Rekha Jain and G Raghuram)
Tariff and Related Matters: Surplus Energy Scenario in Punjab for the Punjab Electricity Regulatory Commission (with Prof. Ajay Pandey)
Study of the Impact of the Proposed GST on Inflation, Government of Gujarat (with Profs. Pandey and Agarwalla)
Study of the Revenue Neutral Tax Rate and an Estimation of the Tax Base for a Select Set of States under the GST, Government of Gujarat (with Profs. Pandey and Agarwalla)
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Has been awarded the ICCR Chair Professorship at Copenhagen Business School for 2012-13 which may be operationalized from 0ct 2012.
Faculty co-chair for the 4 week training programmes (6 nos) for very senior (26 years plus experience) IAS officers (Phase v, offered) for the joint Kennedy School of Government – Indian Institute of Management programme titled "Governance Challenges for India"
Designed, initiated and promoted the Post Graduate Programme in Public Management and Policy, a one year mid career MBA for civil servants, public and private sector managers and senior NGO staff interested in public management and policy. Currently chairs the same programme
Initiated, and established the Centre for Infrastructure Policy and Regulation at the Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad. Currently chairs the Centre.
Initiated and lead the IIMA-Idea Telecom Centre for Excellence
Chairperson of the 3rd Committee on Future Directions (for IIMA), consisting of members of the Board of Governors of the IIMA and IIMA faculty, which studied higher education in India, the role of the IIMA in management education and recommended the strategy that IIMA should adopt.
Won the EXIM Bank's International Trade Research Award (ITRA), 1990 for the doctoral dissertation `Foreign Direct Investment from India: 1964-85'. This award was instituted during the Jawaharlal Nehru Centenary year, and is given to the best doctoral dissertation in the area of international trade and related financings submitted by Indian nationals, to a university or academic institution in India or abroad and carries a cash prize of Rs.50,000 and a citation.
Was recipient of the post-doctoral Ford Foundation Fellowship, 1991-92 in economics. This led to a visiting fellowship at the University of Pennsylvania, Economics Dept. during 1993-94.
Was selected by the Infrastructure Development Finance Company (IDFC) to edit (four thus far) of their India Infrastructure Reports. The work involves conceptualization of the issues and topics, organizing and moderating the ‘brain storming' and ‘writers' workshop', selection of invitees, refereeing and selecting the contributions besides writing the lead articles /theme and supervising, the production. These reports have very wide circulation especially among policy makers and officials besides academics.
Leader of an international research team (with five scholars from IIMA and three from McGill Management School) which was awarded the Shastri-Indo Canadian Institute's large research project for "Reform of State Owned Enterprise", (1998-2001). The IIMA team was the lead research team.
National Science Talent Search Scholarship. It used to be awarded to about 60 students every year across the country with a talent for science as inferred through an examination, and project work.
National Merit Scholarship. Awarded to top rankers in the high school leaving examination.
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