Institute of Management Technology, Ghaziabad
 
Sebastian V J

Associate Professor

Area: Economic Environment and Policy

vjsebastian@imt.edu
 

Education
PhD: Economics , IIT Bombay , India
M.A: Economics , Mahatma Gandhi University , India
B.A: Economics , University of Kerala , India

 

Courses
Managerial Economics, Macro economics, Business environment

 

Research Interests
Economic Policy, Foreign Trade , Macroeconomics

 

Selected Publications


  • “The Implications of Full Convertibility”, V. J. Sebastian and L.M. Bhole, the Observer of Business and Politics, May 25 1992.
  • “Determinants of Interest Rates in a Deregulated Open Economy”, V. J. Sebastian and L.M. Bhole, The Indian Journal of Economics, Vol. LXXVII, No. 305, October 1996.
  • “Impact of Globalisation on Trade and Industrial production: An Indian Case”, Paul Justin and V.J. Sebastian, Review of Foreign Trade, Vol. 35, Nos. 2 &3, Jul-December, 2000.
  • “Causality between Call Money rates and Forward Premia”, Mishra, Arun V. J. Sebastian and A. Ramanathan, Finance India, Vol. XV, No.4, Dec. 2001.
  • “Test of Covered Interest Parity between US Dollar and India Rupee”, Mishra, Arun, V. J. Sebastian and A. Ramanathan, The Indian Journal of Economics, Vol. LXXXII, July 2001.
  • “A Cointegration- Causality Test Among Call Money Rates, Forward Premia and Repos/Reverse Repos Rates” V. J. Sebastian and Arun Mishra, The ICFAI Journal of Bank Management, Vol. II, No.2, May 2003.
  • “FDI in Services Sector: An Empirical Analysis with Special Reference to the Delhi Region”, Ranjana Agarwal and V. J. Sebastian, “Advances in Management, Vol.2 (4), April, 2009.
  • “The Implications of Full Convertibility”, V. J. Sebastian and L.M. Bhole, the Observer of Business and Politics, May 25 1992.
  • “Determinants of Interest Rates in a Deregulated Open Economy”, V. J. Sebastian and L.M. Bhole, The Indian Journal of Economics, Vol. LXXVII, No. 305, October 1996.
  • “Impact of Globalisation on Trade and Industrial production: An Indian Case”, Paul Justin and V.J. Sebastian, Review of Foreign Trade, Vol. 35, Nos. 2 &3, Jul-December, 2000.
  • “Causality between Call Money rates and Forward Premia”, Mishra, Arun V. J. Sebastian and A. Ramanathan, Finance India, Vol. XV, No.4, Dec. 2001.
  • “Test of Covered Interest Parity between US Dollar and India Rupee”, Mishra, Arun, V. J. Sebastian and A. Ramanathan, The Indian Journal of Economics, Vol. LXXXII, July 2001.
  • “A Cointegration- Causality Test Among Call Money Rates, Forward Premia and Repos/Reverse Repos Rates” V. J. Sebastian and Arun Mishra, The ICFAI Journal of Bank Management, Vol. II, No.2, May 2003.
  • “FDI in Services Sector: An Empirical Analysis with Special Reference to the Delhi Region”, Ranjana Agarwal and V. J. Sebastian, “Advances in Management, Vol.2 (4), April, 2009.

 

Conference Papers/Publications in Conference Proceedings
 
  • Rakesh Gupta and V. J. Sebastian “Outsourcing in Management Education: An Entrepreneurial Opportunity”, paper presented at International Seminar on Creating Entrepreneurship Environment and Developing Entrepreneurial Management, organised by Shailesh J Mehta School of Management, IIT Bombay, held during March 16 - 18, 2006.
  • “Economic Valuation of Improved Management of Watersheds in Rural Rajasthan: A Contingent Valuation Study”, Manas Mayur, Rajiv Pandey and V. J. Sebastian, paper presented at International Conference on Green Competitiveness for Sustainable Development- ICGC-2006, organised by IMT Ghaziabad, India, held during October 27 – 28, 2006.
  • “FDI in IT Sector: An Empirical Analysis with Special Reference to the Delhi Region”, Ranjana Agarwal and V. J. Sebastian, paper published in Innovations in Management Practices (ed.) by Rajiv R Thakur et al., Macmillan Publishers India Ltd., New Delhi, 2008

  

  

Academic Experience
 
  • Research Associate in the project on “Urban Water Supply Tariffs” at the Indian institute of Public Administration, New Delhi(1989 to September 1990
  • Lecturer at the S.K. Somaiya College , Mumbai affiliated to the Mumbai University, India(1998 to 2001)
  • Assistant Professor in Economics, FORE School of Management, New Delhi (2001 2002).
  • Assistant Professor, NIILM Centre for Management Studies, New Delhi (2002 to 2005)
  • Assistant Professor, at Institute of Management Technology, Ghaziabad, India (2005 to 2009)
  • Associate Professor, at Institute of Management Technology (IMT) Ghaziabad, India ( July, 2009 onwards)

 

Professional Experience

Part-time & Consulting Engagements

  • External Expert in DIIP sponsored study “Productivity and Competitiveness of Indian Toy Manufacturing Sector” undertaken by National Productivity Council, New Delhi, 2010.
  • External Expert to Central Silk Board sponsored study on Sericulture undertaken by National Productivity Council, New Delhi, 2011.
  • Conducted an MDP on SPSS for Non-Statisticians, along with Dr. Omkumar Krishnan, Associate Professor, IMT Ghaziabad (29-2-2008 to 1-3-2008).
  • Taken sessions on Business Environment in MDP programmes for officers of NHPC and ONGC, and others organisations
  • Taught a module on Managerial Economics in Certificate Programme for Executives of Domino Pizza.
  • Taught a course on Managerial Economics to executives of MDOCS Ltd. Gurgaon, India

 

Achievements and Awards

  • Awarded National Merit Scholarship at the graduate level.
  • Awarded Prof. P.R. Krishna Iyer Shab Medal, by St. Berchmans’ College, Kerala, India, for having secured the highest mark in the M.A. Final examination from among the students of the college.