Amrita Ghosh Dastidar

Amrita Ghosh Dastidar

Assistant Professor

Area: Economic Environment and Policy
Email: aghosh@imt.edu

PhD, Applied Economics, Utah State University, USA
MSc, Economics, Calcutta University
BSc, Economics, Calcutta University

Introduction to Microeconomics, Business Statistics, International Economics, Intermediate Microeconomics, Linear Regression and Time Series, Applied Econometrics, Financial Economics (Undergraduate, Graduate as well as PhD classes)

Issues in International Trade, Fiscal Federalism in India, Green Growth and Sustainable Development, Macroeconomics, Development Economics, Game Theory

Research and Publications

Articles/Papers (Working):

  • Ghosh Dastidar A. and B. Biswas, “Determination of Exchange Rates”, submitted to Metamorphosis, IIM, Lucknow
  • Ghosh Dastidar A., R. Oladi, and J. Gilbert, “Foreign Direct Investment, Foreign Aid, and Socioeconomic Infrastructure in Developing Countries”
  • Bhattacharjya, S. and A. Ghosh Dastidar, “Financing Sustainable Development Post 2015”
  • Ray Barman, T. and A. Ghosh Dastidar, “Fiscal Federalism in the Context of Natural Resources”
  • Deshpande Sarma, S. and A. Ghosh Dastidar, “Systems Thinking in Agriculture: Discourse on Principles, Disciplinary Underpinnings, and Methods for Sustainability”

Papers Presented:

  • Presented a paper at the panel discussion in a workshop at the TERI, New Delhi, March, 2015, “Fiscal Federalism and its Impact on Economic Growth in Indian States: Role of Grants and Royalties”, Ghosh Dastidar, A. and T. Ray Barman
  • Presented a paper at the Western Economic Association Conference (WEAI), Portland, Oregon, USA, “Determination of Exchange rates”, Ghosh Dastidar, A. and B. Biswas, 2010
  • Presented a paper at the Student Seminar Series, Department of Statistics, University of Connecticut, USA, “Determination of Exchange rates”, Ghosh Dastidar, A. and B. Biswas, 2010
Sponsored Projects:
  • Import Dependence and Food & Nutrition Security Implications: The Case of Pulses in India (DFID, UK)
  • Potential Impacts of Export Restrictions on Natural Resources: A CGE Modeling Approach with an Indian Perspective (ICSSR)
  • Fiscal Federalism in the Context of Preservation of Natural Resources (DFID, UK)
Management Development Programmes
  • Lectured in Management Development Program (MDP) conducted by TERI on “Strategizing towards Sustainability”
  • Lectured in Indian Technical and Economic Cooperation Program (ITEC) conducted by TERI (in association with Ministry of External Affairs, Government of India) in 2014 and 2015 on “Natural Resource Use and Sustainability” and “Global Market and Trade in Natural Resources”
  • Lectured in Indian Technical and Economic Cooperation Program (ITEC) conducted by TERI (in association with Ministry of External Affairs, Government of India) in 2014 on “Basics of Economics and Trade Theories”.
Academic Experience

Assistant Professor, IMT Ghaziabad, 2015-till date

Professional Experience

Associate Fellow, Centre for Global Agreement on Legislation and Trade, Green Growth and Resource Efficiency Division, The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI), New Delhi, January 2014-July 2015

Tutor, Academic Resource Center, Utah State University, USA, January 2011-August 2013
Undergraduate courses: Introduction to Microeconomics, Business Statistics, International Economics, Intermediate Microeconomics

Graduate courses: Linear Regression and Time Series, Applied Econometrics, Financial Economics

Graduate Teaching Assistant, Department of Applied Economics, and, Department of Economics & Finance, Jon M. Huntsman School of Business, Utah State University, USA, Aug 2006-May 2010
Graduate-level econometrics courses I and II

Achievements and Awards

Presidential Fellowship, School of Graduate Studies, Utah State University, 2006-2007
Graduate Research Assistantship, Department of Applied Economics, Utah state University, August 2006-December 2012
Graduate Student Senate Travel Award, Utah State University, Summer 2010
Teaching Instructor Certificate, Utah State University, 2009

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