Fellow Programme in Management (IIM Lucknow) (Thesis submitted, Degree awaited)
Masters of Business Administration (Kurukshetra University)
Bachelor of Commerce (Kurukshetra University)
Industrial Economics, Manufacturing Productivity, Information Technology, Infrastructure, Governance Quality, Applied Econometrics, Panel Data Methods
Research & Publications
Khanna, R., & Sharma, C. (2018). Testing the effect of investments in IT and R&D on labour productivity: new method and evidence for Indian firms, Economics Letters, 173, 30-34 (A in ABDC).
Khanna, R., & Sharma, C. (2018). Do Infrastructure and Quality of Governance Matter for Manufacturing Productivity? Empirical Evidence from the Indian States, Journal of Economic Studies, 45(4), 829-854 (B in ABDC).
Khanna, R., & Sharma, C. (2018). Manufacturing Productivity in the Indian States, Singapore Economic Review. DOI: https://www.worldscientific.com/doi/abs/10.1142/S02175908 1850008X (B in ABDC).
Khanna, R., & Sharma, C. (2015). Business practices of Indian cement industry: an evidence of possible cartelization, Economics, Management and Financial Markets, 10(4), 47-60 (C in ABDC).
Khanna, R., & Raj, A. (2016). Special report: India and Switzerland: Pegging Business Complementarities and Future Opportunities. The Diplomatist, 4(9), 21-26 (Swiss Embassy).
Assessing alternate channels of information technology impact on firm productivity: A case of Indian Manufacturing with Chandan Sharma, The 12th Asia-Pacific Productivity Conference 2018, July 4 – 6 and Seoul National University, South Korea.
Information technology and output growth: a comparison across sectors using micro-level data on Indian manufacturing with Chandan Sharma, IME Doctoral Colloquium 2018, April 7 – 8 and IIT Kanpur (received best paper award).
Infrastructure and manufacturing productivity in India: A dynamic heterogeneous panel approach with Chandan Sharma, IMR Doctoral Conference 2018, January 2 – 4 and IIM Bangalore (received best paper award).
Critical evaluation of the effects of infrastructure on manufacturing productivity: new evidence from major Asian economies with Chandan Sharma, CoRe 2017, November 7 – 10, IGIDR Mumbai.
Does quality of governance matter for productivity: Evidence from the Indian states with Chandan Sharma, PhD Consortium 2017, January 24 – 25 and SJM School of Management, IIT Bombay.
Refining state-level comparisons of productivity and governance quality with Chandan Sharma, 4th Pan IIM Conference, December 13 – 15, IIM Ahmedabad.
Singapore Economic Review; Journal of Economic Studies
Assistant professor at IMT Ghaziabad (November 2018 – till date)
Achievements and Awards:
• Best Paper award with cash prize at IMR DC 2018, IIM Bangalore, sponsored by SBI-life.
• Best Paper award at IME DC 2018, IIT Kanpur, sponsored by SAS and Springer.
• Rank 1 in batch during coursework at IIM Lucknow, 2014-15 and 2015-16.
• Junior Research Fellowship by University Grants Commission, New Delhi, 2013-14.
• Haryana State Merit Scholarship, 2010-11 and 2011-12.