Institute for Social and Economic Change
 

 

Meenakshi Rajeev
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Professor, Centre for Economic Studies and Policy (CESP)

Area of Specialisation

  • Banking and credit related issues
  • Issues relating to Development Economics
    (game theoretic modeling)
  • Industrial Economics
  • Labour Relations.

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Academic Qualification

M.Sc Statistics: Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur

Ph.D: Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata

Title of the Thesis: Walrasian Equilibrium without an Auctioneer: A Study of Monetary Exchange through Trading posts and a Diagrammatic View of Disequilibria

Positions Held

  • Visiting Assistant Professor University of California at San Diego, California, USA: 1999-2000 (Taught for 2 semesters)

  • Visiting Scholar Michigan state University: 1999-00 Michigan, USA (2 years)

  • Visiting Assistant Professor Central Michigan University: 1999-2000 Michigan, USA (Taught for 2 semesters)

Selected Publications

Books and Monographs

  1. Rajeev Meenakshi and Sugata Marjit, (2014) “Emerging Issues in Economic Development: A Contemporary Theoretical Perspective”, Oxford University Press.

  2. Rajeev Meenakshi and B P Vani (2017): Financial Exclusion in Urban Regions: Springer

  3. Rajeev, Meenakshi (2015) : Reforming Cooperative Credit Structure in India for Financial Inclusion, University of Kassel, Germany publication in collaboration with Reiner Hampp Verlag, Germany

  4. Rajeev Meenakshi and Vani B P., (2011), “Emerging out of shadow: A study of Rural Indebtedness in India, Germany”, Book, VDM Verlag Publisher.

  5. Rajeev Meenakshi, Nayyar Rohini and Vyasulu Vinod., (November 2002), “Estimating District Income in India”,Book , Macmillan India Ltd

  6. Meenakshi Rajeev, B P Vani and Veerashekharappa : ‘Financial Inclusion through SHGs: Understanding Quality and Sustainability of SHGs in Karnataka State’, ISEC Monograph .

  7. Rajeev Meenakshi and B P Vani : Health Insurance For The Poor And Elderly: Is Rsby The Answer?: ISEC Monograph Forth coming.

  8. Veerashekharappa, Rajeev Meenakshi and Battacharjee Manojit., (2012), “Has Revival Package Improved Functioning of Short-term Cooperative Credit Societies? - A Case Study of Madhya Pradesh”, ISEC Monographs – 28.

  9. Rajeev, Meenakshi, (2008), “Against Gravity?: RIDF and the Challenges to Balanced Development of Infrastructure”, ISEC Monograph 14.

Research Papers

  1. Rajeev, M. (2012), Search Cost, Trading Strategies and Market Structure”, Economic Modeling, Elsevier, Vol. 25, No. 5, pp 1757-1765.

  2. Marjit, S., M. Rajeev and D. Mukherjee., (2000), "Incomplete information as a deterrent to corruption", European Journal of Political Economy (Elsevier), vol. 16, pp.763-773.

  3. Rajeev, M. (1999): "Marketless set-up vs trading posts: A comparative analysis" , Annales d'Economie et de Statistiques, INSEE, France, No.53, pp.197-211.

  4. Dasgupta, D. and M. Rajeev., (1997), "A note on feasibility criteria in monetary trade", Japanese Economic Review (Blackwell).

  5. Rajeev, M. and S. Bajar (2017) The Impact of Infrastructure Provisioning on Inequality: Does Level of Development Matter?” Journal of Comparative Asian Development, Rutledge, Taylor and Francis.

  6. Rajeev, Meenakshi (2014), “Transactions Cost and Optimal Market Structure appeared in Emerging Issues in Economic Development: A Contemporary Theoretical Perspective”, Oxford University Press.

  7. Rajeev, M. and Bhattacharjee, M., (2013), “Understanding loan repayment behavior”, Oxford Journal of Applied Economic Perspective.

  8. Bhide,S., Vani, B.P., and Rajeev, M. (2010). “Do Macroeconomic Conditions Matter for Agriculture?”, Singapore Economic Review, Vol. 55, Issue 04.

  9. Rajeev, M., (1997), "Large monetary trade, market specialisation and strategic behaviour", Game Theoretical Applications to Economics and Operations Research, T. Parthasarathy, Bhaskar Dutta, J. Potters , D. Ray et al (eds), Kluwer Academic Publishers, Netherlands.

  10. Dasgupta, D. and M. Rajeev., (1994), "Choice under disequilibrium: A Diagrammatic Exposition", Journal of Quantitative Economics, Delhi School of economics, Delhi.

  11. Meenakshi R. (2009) Investing in Labor and Technology: Two “Faces” in India. Comparison of SMEs in West Bengal and Tamil Nadu. In: Keilbach M., Tamvada J.P., Audretsch D.B. (eds) Sustaining Entrepreneurship and Economic Growth. International Studies in Entrepreneurship, vol 19. New York: Springer

  12. Mainak Majumdar and Meenakshi Rajeev (2010), “Product Patent,Problem of Availability of Patented Drugs and Parallel Trade: A Theoretical Approach”, The Journal of World Intellectual property, USA Vol 10, pp. 1-24.

  13. Rajeev, Meenakshi (2010),Globalization and Labor Market Flexibility: A Study of Contractual Employment in India”, International Journal of Development Issues, Australia, Vol 8, No. 2., pp 168-183

  14. Marjit Sugata, Meenakshi Rajeev and D. Mukherjee (1997), Incomplete Information as a Deterrent to Corruption, Discussion Paper No. A-555, University of Bonn, Germany.

  15. Bhide Shashanka, B P Vani and Meenakshi Rajeev (2009), "Outsourcing of Business Processes: The Indian Experiences as an off-shore location", Philippines Economic Review.

  16. Meenakshi Rajeev and Mainak Majumdar,. (2009), “Comparing the Efficiency and Productivity of Indian Pharmaceutical Firms : A Malmquist Meta Frontier approach, International Journal of Business and Economics”, 8, 2 August.

  17. Rajeev, Meenakshi., (2010), “Contract Labour Act in India: A pragmatic view”, International Journal of Economic Policy in Emerging Economies, Vol. 3; Issue. 3; pp. - 237-252

  18. Rajeev, M. and Vani, B.P. (2010)., “Services Trade and IT Enabled Services: A Case of Study of India, Journal of Strategic Management Education”, Vol. 6, Issue 3

  19. Rajeev, M. and S. Bajar (2016) "Contribution of Infrastructure to Output Growth in India’, Emerging Economy Studies; SAGE.

  20. Rajeev, M., (2011), “Financial Inclusion, Micro Finance and Poverty Alleviation: Myth and Reality”, Canada Watch, Canada, Fall Issue.

  21. Meenashi Rajeev, Mainak Majumder and Subhas Ray., (2010), “Sources of heterogeneity in the efficiency of Indian Pharmaceutical firms”, Centre De Sciences Humaines Occasional Paper N 27, December.

  22. Meenakshi Rajeev and B P Vani (2008), “Direct and Indirect Benefits of Business Process Outsourcing on Indian Economy”, Journal of Information Technology Impact (USA), Vol 7, No. 2, 2007 (appeared in 2008).

  23. Rajeev, Meenakshi (2003), “A search for an optimal policy in a corrupt system”, Journal of Developing Areas, USA.

  24. Meenakshi Rajeev and H.P. Mahesh., (2007).  “Assets as Liabilities: Non Performing Assets in Commercial Banks of India”, Research Monitor, Global development Network, Issue No.3, pp. 17-19.

  25. Rajeev, M. (2016) "Climate Change and Uncertainty in Agriculture: Does Crop Insurance Help in India?", Climate Change Challenges (3C) and Social-Economic-Ecological Interface-Building, Sunil Nautiyal, Ruediger Schaldach et,al edits, Springer Publication

  26. Rajeev, M. (2016), "Restricted Access to Credit for Small-holders in India", to appear in Scherrer, C. (ed), Decent Work in Global Agricultural Production Systems, Rainer Hampp Verlag, Germany

  27. Meenakshi Rajeev (2008): ‘Small Scale Industries Sector in India’ in Prof Nelson Ndubsi (ed), SME Development and Practices in Asia Pacific RIM, Malaysia: Arah Publishers

  28. Meenakshi Rajeev, (2015) “IT industry in Tamil Nadu” in Volume on Tamil Nadu, edited by V K Natraj and A. Vaidyanathan,, Macolm and Elizabeth Adiseshiah Trust

  29. “Banking Sector in India: Reforms and Beyond” (2015) appeared inIndia in the contemporary world: Polity, Economy and International Relations Edited by Jakub Zajaczkowski et al, Routledge.

  30. Akhtar Azharuddin and Rajeev Meenakshi., (2015), “Intra and Interstate Inequality in the Northeast Region with Special Reference to Assam”, Book Name - Regional Development and Public Policy Challenges in India, Edited by Rakhee Bhattacharya, Publisher – Springer.

  31. Rajeev, Meenakshi (2017), "Changing Structure of Non-performing Loans in India: The Case of Indian Public Banks", in Scherrer, C. (ed) Public Banks in the Age of Financialization: A Comparative Perspective, Cheltenham: Edward Elgar Publishing

  32. Rajeev, M., and M. Bhattacharjee (2017), "Augmenting Small Farmers' Income Through Rural Non-farm Sector: Role of Information and Institutions", in J. Xaxa (ed), Work, Institution, and Sustainable Livelihood, Palgrave Macmillan Edition, Forthcoming

  33. Majumdar, M., Rajeev, M. and Ray, S., (2012), “Sources of Heterogeneity in the Efficiency of Indian Pharmaceutical Firms”, Indian Economic Review, Vol 47, No. 12, pp 191-221

  34. Rajeev, Meenakshi, 2004, Equilibrium in Disequilibrium: A Diagrammatic Exposition, Indian Economic Review (Delhi School of Economics), vol. XXXIX, No. 2,  pp.383-392.

  35. Mainak Mazumdar and Meenakshi Rajeev., (2010), “Comparing the Efficiency of the Indian Pharmaceutical Firms: A Meta-Frontier Approach”, The Indian Economic Journal, Vol. 57, Number 4 pp 60-83.

  36. Rajeev, M. and Bhattacharjee, M., (2012) “Household's accessibility to credit: Regional variations”, Indian Economic Journal, 59, Oct-Dec Issue.

  37. Mahesh H.P and Meenakshi Rajeev (2007), “Banking on Deposit Mobilisation: Efficiency Pursuits of Indian Commercial Banks”, The Indian Economic Journal, Vol. 54, No. 3, pp 119-132.

  38. Meenakshi Rajeev and B P Vani., (December 2009), “Employment in the BPO industry- current status and future prospects”, Indian Journal of Labour Economics,52, 4.

  39. Rajeev, Meenakshi (2004), “Labour-Entreprenuer Relationship and Technological Investment”, Indian Journal of Labour Economics, Vol 47, No. 1, pp.103-114.

  40. Bhattacharya, T. and M. Rajeev (2014), "Input-Output Linkage Across Sectors and Employment Challenges in Indian Economy", Artha Vijnana: Journal of The Gokhale Institute of Politics and Economics, Vol 56, No 1, pp 61-78

  41. Rajeev, M., Vani, B. P., and Bhattacharya, M., (2011),Credibility of Equal Access to Credit: Does Gender Matter?, Economic and Political Weekly, Vol. XLVI, No. 33.

  42. Rajeev, Meenakshi (2008), “A Critical Analysis of RIDF”, Economic and Political Weekly, XLIII, No.7, Feb 16-22.

  43. Shamistha Deb and Meenakshi Rajeev., (2007), “Banking on Baniyas for Credit”, Economic Political Weekly, Vol XLII, No 4, pp280-283.

  44. Rajeev, Meenakshi, 2006, “Contract Labor in Karnataka: Emerging Issues,” Economic and Political Weekly, Vol. XLI, No. 21.

  45. Rajeev, Meenakshi, A. Indira and V. Vyasulu (2002): Estimating District Income in the Indian States, Economic and Political Weekly, vol. XXXVII, No. 22, pp.2171-2177

  46. Rajeev, M. and S. Deb., (1998), "Institutional and  non-institutional credit to agriculture : A case study on Hoogli district of West Bengal", Economic and Political Weekly, vol XXXIII, Nos. 47 and 48, pp. 2997-3002.

  47. Meenakshi Rajeev and B P Vani (2009): Employment Issues in Outsourcing Industry in India, Manpower Journal, XLIV, 2, November.

  48. Meenakshi Rajeev and H P Mahesh., (2008-09), “Producing Financial Services: An Efficiency Analysis of Indian Commercial Banks”, Journal of Services Research, Issue 8, Oct –March 2008-09, pp. 1-29.

  49. Rajeev, Meenakshi and B P Vani., (2009), "India's Export of BPO Services: Understanding Strength, Weaknesses and Competitors”, Journal of Services Research, Vol. 9, pp 51-67.

  50. Rajeev, M. and Vani, B. P. and Dr. Veerashekharappa (2013): "How important are self help group promoting institutions? : A case of Karnataka” International Journal of Microfinance.

  51. Rajeev, M. (1996), “Money and markets”, Occasional Paper, Centre for Studies in Social Sciences, Kolkata.

  52. Rajeev, Meenakshi (1997), “Monetary trade, Market Specialization and Strategic Behaviour”, Occasional Paper No. 162, Centre for Studies in Social Sciences, Kolkata.

  53. Rajeev, M and M. Bhattacharjee (2014), "Accessibility to Credit and its Determinants", Margin: Journal of Applied Economic Research, Vol. 8, 285-300

  54. Meenakshi Rajeev, Manojit Bhattacharjee and B P Vani., (October 2009), “Asymmetry in Information and Varying rates of Interest: A study of Informal Credit Market in West Bengal”, Margin 3, 4.

  55. Rajeev, M. and Vani, B.P., (2013), “Nature and Dimensions of Farmers’ indebtedness in India, in P K Shetty edited Innovations in Rice Production”, NIAS Publications.

  56. Rajeev , Meenakshi and B P Vani, (2009) “Business Process Outsourcing and India: A Macro Perspective", in Studies in Indian Economy, K R Gupta (eds), Atlantic Publishers, New Delhi.

  57. Meenakshi Rajeev, (2007), “Public Enterprises in Karnataka and the reform measures", in Planning Commission’s (Government of India's), Karnataka Development Report, Academic Foundation, New Delhi.

  58. Shashank Bhide, B P Vani and Meenakshi Rajeev., (2007), “Physical Infrastructure in Karnataka,”, Karnataka Development Report, Academic Foundation, New Delhi.

  59. Rajeev, Meenakshi (2002): Whether Public Enterprise Reform Program in Karnataka? Journal of Institute of Public Enterprise, Vol. 25, Issue 3 & 4, pp. 55-69.

  60. Rajeev, M. and Bhattacharjee, M (2013): "Accessibility to Credit by Urban Households: A Study of  NSSO Data", The IASMS Journal of Business Spectrum, Vol.VI

  61. Rajeev, M., Veerashekarappa, and M. Bhattacharjee (2014), "Implementation and Impact of Revival Package on Cooperative Credit Societies: A Study of Selected Districts
    of Madhya Pradesh", NAFSCOB Golden Jubilee Souvenir.

  62. Rajeev, M. (2016) "Cooperative Banks in India and Reforms", Positioning of Cooperatives in Emerging Market Economy, Indian Society For Studies in Cooperation, Pune

  63. Meenakshi Rajeev and B P Vani (2007), “Why Do They Not perform? Explaining Performance of Public Enterprises in Karnataka with panel Data”, in R Sthanumoorthy and P Sivaraja Dhanavel (eds.)”, Karnataka Economy, Performance, Challenge and OpportunitiesThe ICFAI University Press, pp159-175.

  64. Mahesh H.P and Meenakshi Rajeev (2007), “Productivity of Indian Commercial Banks in the Pre-and Post-Liberalisation Periods”, The ICFAI Journal of Bank Management, Vol. VI, No. 4, pp17-30.

  65. Rajeev, M and Sharmistha Deb., (2006),“Banking on Baniyas for Credit: Small Farmers in West Bengal", appeared in Amandio F C de Silvia (ed)Trends in Social Banking: An emerging Paradigm, ICFAI Business School, Hyderabad.

  66. Meenakshi Rajeev and Manojit Bhattacharya (2010)., “Household borrowing in the state of Karnataka: Changing characteristics”, FKCCI Journal, Volume XXXI; Issue 12, December.

  67. Rajeev, Meenakshi (2009): Rural Infrastructure Development Fund: Is Utilization optimal in Karnatka? FKCCI Journal,XXX, 11, November.

  68. Mainak Majumder and Meenakshi Rajeev., (2008),  “TRIPS Agreement and the Emerging In-house R & D Activity of the Indian Pharmaceutical Companies: A panel Data Analysis of the Firm Level Data, PES Business Review, Vol 3, Issue 1, pp3-23.

Working Papers published through International Institutions

  1. Rajeev, M., Vani B. P., and Veerashekarappa (2016), "Self help groups in India for India’s Financial Inclusion : Do Effective Costs of Borrowing Limit their Expansion?", ICDD Working Paper, University of Kassel, Germany

  2. Meenakshi Rajeev, B P Vani and Manojit Bhattacharjee (2016)‘Crop Insurance and Risk Mitigation: Experiences from India’, International Center for Development and Decent Work, Working Paper, Kassel University, Germany, January

  3. Rajeev, M. and P. Nagendran (2016), "Decency of Primary Occupations in Fisheries Sector in India: Evidence from NSSO Data", forthcoming as ICDD Working Paper, University of Kassel, Germany.

  4. Meenakshi Rajeev and Supriya Bhandarkar (2016)‘A Study of Domestic Marketing Channels of Fisheries in Bangalore in City’, Social Science Research Network, 2747782, March.

  5. Meenakshi Rajeev, B P Vani and Veerashekharappa (2016)‘Is Effective Cost of Borrowing Too High for SHGs? : Understanding the Role of Transactions Costs’. Social Science Research Network, 2747778, March.

  6. Meenakshi Rajeev, B P Vani and Manojit Bhattacharjee (2016) ‘Climate Change, Risk, Uncertainty and Mitigation: Crop Insurance in India’. Social Science Research Network, 2731503, February.

  7. Rajeev, M. and P. Nagendran (2016), "Disparities in Regional Development: A Case Study of Northeast India", Social Science Research Network, October

  8. Rajeev, M. and P. Nagendran (2016), "Decency of Work in the Indian Fishing Industry", Social Science Research Network, October

  9. Rajeev Meenakshi (2014) Financial Exclusion in India. Working paper, Global Labour University, Berlin, ILO Publication.

  10. Rajeev Meenakshi (coauthored) (2014) The Impact of Infrastructure Provisioning on Inequality: Evidence from India. Working paper, Global Labour University, Berlin, ILO Publication.

  11. Rajeev, M. (2013) “Credit Exclusion of the Poor: A Study of Cultivator Households”, Working Paper No. 8, University of Kassel, Germany

  12. Rajeev, M. and Bhattacharjee, M. (2012). “Access to financial services: Are poor excluded: A case study of India”, Norwegian Institute of International Relations, NUPI Working paper No. 808, Norway.

  13. Rajeev, M., (2012). “IT industry in Bangalore: some economic implications”, Munich Repec Library working paper No. 42338.

  14. Rajeev, M. and Vani, B.P., (2012), “Nature and Dimensions of Farmers' Indebtedness in India”, Munich Repec Library working paper No. 42358.

  15. Rajeev, M. (2012)"Loan Repayment Problem in India” Working Paper 1. Agro-Economic Research Centre, Visva-Bharti University, Santiniketan

  16. Majumdar, M., Rajeev, M., and Ray, S., (2011), “Sources of Heterogeneity in the Efficiency of Indian Pharmaceutical Firms, Department of Economics Working Paper Series, University of Connecticut, Storrs, USA, Working Paper 2011-22.

  17. Meenakshi Rajeev and Manojit Bhattacharya., (2010), “Interest rate formation in informal credit markets in India: Does level of development matter?”, Brooks World Poverty Institute Working Paper Series, University of Manchester BWPI Working Paper 126, September.

  18. Meenakshi Rajeev and B P Vani (2008), “Services Trade and It-enabled Services: A Case Study of India”, Working paper No.733, Norwegian Institute for International Affairs.

  19. Rajeev, Meenakshi (2008), “Globalization and Labour Market Flexibility: A Study of Contract Employment in India”, Working Paper, Norwegian Institute for Regional and Urban Research.

  20. Rajeev, Meenakshi., (2008), Fisheries Trade in India: Understanding Potentials and Barriers, Working Paper No. 741, Norwegian Institute of International Affairs, Oslo.

  21. Meenakshi Rajeev and B P Vani (2008) Problems and Prospects of Business Process Outsourcing Industry in India , University Library of Munich Germany Working paper Series No. 9834.

  22. Meenakshi Rajeev (2008) Ensuring Rural Infrastructure in India: Role of Rural Infrastructure Development Fund, University Library of Munich Germany Working paper Series No. 9836

  23. Meenakshi Rajeev and Dipankar Dasgupta., (2007), “Random Search in the Presence of markets”, Working paper No. 204 Department of Economics and Finance, City University of Hongkong, Hongkong, Oct, 2007.

  24. Rajeev, Meenakshi & Ranade, Ranjeet & Deb, Sarmistha, 2006. "Why do poor farmers default less?: Case of Indian informal credit market A game theoretic exploration," MPRA Paper 768, University Library of Munich, Germany,http://ideas.repec.org/e/pra176.html

  25. Shashank Bhide, B P Vani, Meenakshi Rajeev (2006): Outsourcing of Business Processes: The Indian Experience as an Offshore location, http://www.developmentgateway.org

  26. Mahesh H P and Meenakshi Rajeev (2006): Liberalisation and Productive Efficiency of Indian Commercial Banks: A Stochastic Frontier Analysis, MPRA Paper 827, University Library of Munich, Germany. http://ideas.repec.org/e/pra176.html

  27. Rajeev Meenakshi, (2003), “Collusion in Corrupt System: A Game Theoretic Approach”, Working paper series, Munich RePec Public Archive, University Library of Munich, Germanyhttps://ideas.repec.org/p/sch/wpaper/121.html

  28. A Indira, Meenakshi Rajeev and Vinod Vyasulu (2002): Estimating District Income in India, Centre for Budget and Policy Studies Working Paper.

  29. Rajeev, M. (1995), "The medium of exchange role of money and the competitive economy with trading posts", Technical Paper No. ERU/7/90, Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata.

ISEC Working Papers

  1. Rajeev, Meenakshi. and Manojit Bhattacharjee (2017), "Augmenting Small Farmers' Income Through Rural Non-farm Sector: Role of Information, Technology, and Institutions", ISEC Working Paper No. 388

  2. Rajeev, Meenakshi., B. P. Vani, and Veerashekarappa (2016), "Measuring Transaction Costs for SHGs", ISEC Working Paper, Forthcoming

  3. Bajar, Sumedha and Meenakshi Rajeev. (2015), “The Impact of Infrastructure Provisioning on Inequality: Evidence from India”, ISEC working paper 337.

  4. Bhattacharya, Tulika and Meenakshi Rajeev, (2014), “Identifying the High Linked Sectors for India: An Application of Import-Adjusted Domestic Input-Output Matrix”, ISEC working Paper 329.

  5. Rajeev, Meenakshi and B P Vani. (2014), “Uncertainty, Risk and Risk Mitigation: Field Experiences from Farm Sector in Karnataka”,  ISEC Working Paper, 320.

  6. Bhattacharjee, Manojit and Meenakshi Rajeev (2014), “Is Access to Loan Adequate for Financing Capital Expenditure? A Household-level Analysis on Some Selected States of India,” ISEC Working Paper 315

  7. Basu, Kaushik and Rajeev Meenakshi. (2013), “Determinants of Capital Structure of Indian Corporate Sector: Evidence of Regulatory Impact”, ISEC Working Paper 306.

  8. Bhattacharjee, Manojitand Meenakshi Rajeev. (2013), “Identifying Credit Constrained Farmers: An Alternative Approach”, ISEC Working Paper  304.

  9. Bhattacharjee, Manojitand Meenakshi Rajeev. (2011), “Repayment of Short Term Loans in the Formal Credit Market: The Role of Accessibility to Credit from InformalSources”, ISEC Working Paper 273.

  10. Rajeev,Meenakshi, B P Vani and Manojit Bhattacharjee. (2011), “Nature and Dimensions of Farmers’ Indebtedness in India and Karnataka”, Working Paper 267.

  11. Rajeev, Meenakshi and H P Mahesh. (2010), “Banking Sector Reforms and NPA: A Study of Indian Commercial Banks”, ISEC Working Paper, 252.

  12. Mazumdar, MainakMeenakshi Rajeev. (2009), “A Comparative Analysis of Efficiency and Productivity of the Indian Pharmaceutical Firms: A Malmquist-Meta-Frontier Approach”, ISEC Working Paper 223.

  13. Mazumdar,Mainak, Meenakshi Rajeev and Subhash C Ray. (2009), “Output and Input Efficiency of Manufacturing Firms in India: A Case of the Indian Pharmaceutical Sector”, ISEC Working Paper 219.

  14. Rajeev, Meenakshi and B P Vani. (2008), “In Pursuit of India’s Export Earning Advantage: An Assessment of IT-Enabled Services Industry”, ISEC Working Paper 197.

  15. Rajeev, Meenakshi. (2008), “Rural Infrastructure Development Fund: Need for a Track Change”, ISEC Working Paper  195.

  16. Rajeev, Meenakshi. (2006), “Contract Labour Act in India: A Pragmatic View”, ISEC Working Paper  175.

  17. Bhide,Shashank, Meenakshi Rajeev and B.P. Vani. (2005), “Do Macroeconomic Conditions Matter for Agriculture? The Indian Experience”, ISEC Working Paper  162.

  18. Rajeev,Meenakshi and B P Vani. (2004), “Performance of Public Enterprises in Karnataka : A Panel Data Analysis”, ISEC Working Paper  152.

  19. Rajeev, Meenakshi. (2004), “Reforms in State Public Enterprises in Karnataka: A Review”, ISEC Working Paper  148.

  20. Rajeev, Meenakshi. (2003), “A Search for A Theory of Entrepreneurship: A Case Study of the Foundry Industry in Howrah and Coimbatore”, ISEC Working Paper  129.

  21. Rajeev, Meenakshi (2003): Collusion in a Corrupt System: A Game Theoretic Approach, Working Paper No. 121, ISEC.

Newspaper Articles:

  1. Rajeev, Meenakshi, "Why Crop Insurance is not working for farmers", in Deccan Herald, September 14th, 2017.

  2. Rajeev, Meenakshi, "Farm Sector in Budget", Deccan Herald, February 4th, 2017

  3. Rajeev, Meenakshi , "Curbing Corrpution Through Demonetization" in Udayavani, 2017

  4. Rajeev, Meenakshi, ‘Financial Inclusion and Self Help Groups' Bank Linkage’, Deccan Herald, January 2016

  5. Rajeev, Meenakshi, 'Boost Non-farm Options in Rural Areas' with M. Bhattacharjee, Deccan Herald, December 2016

  6. Rajeev, Meenakshi 'Urban Financial Exclusion: A neglected concern', The Financial Express, March 6, 2015 (with BP Vani)

  7. Rajeev, Meenakshi, Multiplying the Money, Financial Express, February 26, 2009.

  8. Rajeev, Meenakshi, Business Pressures and Outsourcing, Financial Express, 31st Oct, 2008

  9. Rajeev, Meenakshi, Construction Workers: A Deprived Lot, Labournet Newsletter, 2007.

  10. Rajeev, Meenakshi, Contract Labour in Karnataka, Emerging Issues, KUIDC (Karnataka Government) Newsletter, 2007

Recent Research Projects Completed

Title of the Project

Agency Name

Present Status

Public Enterprise Reform Program

World Bank

Completed

Contractual Employment in Selected Manufacturing Enterprises in Karnataka

SRTT

Completed

India's Export of Selected BPO Services

Ministry of Commerce and Industries, Government of India

Completed

Rural Infrastructure Development: Role of RIDF

Ministry of Agriculture, Government of India

Completed

Assets as Liability? Non-Performing Assets in the Indian Commercial Banks

South Asian Network of Economics Institutes

Completed

New Dimensions of Rural Indebtedness in India: An Assessment of the Challenges to the Credit Institutions

RBI Study at ISEC

Completed

Farm Sector in Karnataka: Indebtedness and Risk Management

Karnataka State Planning Board

Completed

Implementation of Revival Package for Short Term Cooperative Credit Societies in Andhra Pradesh

NABARD

Completed

Implementation of Revival Package for Short Term Cooperative Credit Societies in Madhya Pradesh

NABARD

Completed

Implementation of Revival Package for Short Term Cooperative Credit Societies in Bihar

NABARD

Completed

Financial Exclusion in Urban Region

CAFRAL, RBI

Completed

Evaluation of Karnataka State Finances for the 14th Finance Commission

Government of Karnataka

Completed

Interest Subvention in Agricultural Credit: Does it Serve the Purpose

RBI

Completed

Understanding Farm and Non-Farm Linkage in Rural India

ICSSR

Completed

SHG-Bank Linkage Program in Karnataka: A Critical Evaluation of the Quality and Sustainability of SHGs

NABARD

Completed

Methodologies for Estimating District Income in the Indian States

Planning Commission, Government of India

Completed

Institutional Framework for Industrial Development

CSSS, Calcutta and Roskilde University, Denmark

Completed

Health Insurance for the Poor and Elderly: is RSBY the Answer?

United Nations Population Fund

Completed

Mapping Farm and Non-farm Linkages in Rural India

ICSSR

Completed

 

Research Projects on-going

Title of the Project

Agency Name

Present Status

Food Distribution in Emerging Markets: The Case of Indian Seafood

Norwegian Research Council , NUPI, Norway

Ongoing

Crop Insurance in Karnataka

Karnataka Agricultural Prices Commission

Ongoing

Theorizing Farm Nonfarm Linkages in Rural India

ISEC/RBI

Ongoing

The Rural-Urban Interface of Bangalore: A Space of Transition in Agriculture, Economics, and Society

Department of Bio Technology

Ongoing

 

Visits to Different Institutions (International only)
  • Visited Cornell University, USA.

  • University of California at San Diego, USA

  • Michigan State University, UA

  • University of Essex, U.K. in April 1997

  • Warsaw University,Poland

  • Visited Institute for International Affairs, Norway, 2007, 2015, 2016

  • Visited Central Bank of Norway and given seminar on Indian Banking Sector, 2007.

  • Visited POSRI Research Institute POSCO, South Korea, 2005.

  • Visited International Centre for Development and Decent Work, Kassel University, Germany, September 2015

Workshops/Seminars/Conferences Organized
  1. A Seminar was organised on the topic ..: Monetary policy in India” by Dr. Janak Raj,  Principal Adviser, Monetary Policy Department, the Reserve Bank of India on the 9th of May, 2017. Seminar presented the monetary policy stance of the RBI in recent times and also talked about demonetisation and the role of the RBI.

  2. Organized the first meeting of the Directors of ICSSR institutes for the continuation of the Development Convention by the Southern ICSSR Institutes. This was organised on the 9th of May, 2017.

  3. Organised workshop on Mapping of Farm Nonfarm Linkages in Rural India at ISEC Bangalore, February 2016. This is to deliberate on the project having the same titled funded by ICSSR in the presence of the advisors to the project.

  4. Conference on "India, China and New World Order: Economic, Social, Political and Cultural Dimensions" was organised by Institute for Social and Economic Change (ISEC) and Sichuan Academy of Social Sciences (SASS) as a part of collaborative research activities between these two research institutes during 21st and 22ndNovember, 2016.

  5. Seminar on ‘Demonetisation and its after effects’ was organised by Meenakshi Rajeev at the Institute for Social and Economic Change (ISEC)  on  the 9th of December, 2016 by Prof. Charan Singh, IIM Bangalore

  6. A workshop on Mapping of Farm Nonfarm Linkages in Rural India’ was organised by Meenakshi Rajeev at St. Joseph’s College St. Joseph College, Bangalore, August 2016. Various aspects of Farm Nonfarm linkages were presented in this workshop by Meenaksh Rajeev, Manojit Bhattacharjee , Saumya Chakrabarty and Anirban Dasgupta in the workshop

  7. Coordinated with Dr Madheswaran and Ms BP Vani in conducting ISS Probationary Officers Training Program on ‘Econometric Techniques’, April- May 2015 organised by NSSTA, MOSPI, GoI

  8. Coordinated Refresher Training Programon Micro and Macro Economic Theory for in-service ISS Officers and Officers from States/UTs, October 12-15, 2015 organised by Ministry of Statistics and Program Implementation (National Academy of Statistical Administration) Central Statistical Organisation; Government of India

  9. Organised training program with B. P. Vani for ISS Probationary Officers at ISEC from August 4-14, 2014. A two-week training program in Applied Econometrics for the ISS probationers was organised by the Centre for Economic Studies and Policy from 4th to 14th August, 2014 at ISEC. The program was sponsored by the Ministry of Statistics and Program Implementation through National Statistical Systems Training Academy, Delhi.

  10. Organised panel discussion on  'Inflation, Monetary Policy and Financial Sector: The Challenges Ahead', 25th August, 2014 and participated as a panelist and discussed on the topic 'Banking Sector and Financial Exclusion: The Challenges Ahead'

  11. A workshop on “Input Output analysis” was organized at ISEC, February 2013. Sri Devender Pratap from NCEAR, Delhi gave a series of lectures on Input-Ouput theory and empirical methods concerning input output tables

  12. A special Lecture was organized at ISEC on “Monetary Policy formulation and its implications for the Indian Economy” by Dr. Michael Debabrata Patra,RBI, Mumbai, March 2013

  13. Organized a workshop in Collaboration with the Federation of Karnataka Chambers of Commerce and Industries on Evolving Strategies to Ensure Faster Economic Growth in Karnataka in 2011-12

  14. Organised a workshop titled “Vision of Karnataka for the Approach Paper to the XII Five Year Plan” at ISEC, 2011. The workshop was organized by Dr  Meenakshi Rajeev and Dr Suresh Babu

  15. Organization of Annual Development Convention at ISEC ( 2010). This is a convention of the southern ICSSR institutes and each institute holds this once a year in 2010.

  16. Organised “A round table discussion on Indo-EU Trade’ Institute for Social and Economic Change, Bangalore, in association with FKCCI and the Centre for Contemporary India Research and Studies (CCIRS), Institute of International Relations, University of Warsaw, Poland, is organizing a Round Table Discussion on ‘Indo-EU Trade’, in October 2010

  17. Organized a seminar in association with the Bangalore Chamber of Industry and Commerce (BCIC) and Ramaiah Institute of Management Studies (RIMS) on "Budget 2008-09 - An analysis" on Saturday, 1st March, 2008 at the Vijayanagar Hall, Hotel Taj Residency, M.G. Road, Bangalore. From ISEC side Prof. Meenakshi Rajeev was involved in the organisation of the seminar from ISEC side. Sri S L Rao Chaired the seminar, Prof. R S Deshpande, Dr K. Gayithri, and Prof. Meenakshi Rajeev made presentations

  18. Meenakshi Rajeev and B P Vani (2009), “Workshop on: Farm Sector, Farmers’ Indebtedness and Risk Management”, A half a day workshop has been conducted on the topic Farm Sector, Farmers’ Indebtedness and Risk Management on 23.06.09.The workshop was funded by The State Planning Board, Government of Karnataka and Conducted by Dr Meenakshi Rajeev and Ms B P Vani, CESP, ISEC.

  19. A forum was held to discuss the current Global Financial Crisis and its Implications for India on 12/11/08.

  20. A Discussion Session on Trade Possibilities between Poland and India”A discussion session was organized by the Institute for Social and Economic Change,  in association with FKCCI and the Centre for Contemporary India Research and Studies (CCIRS), Institute of International Relations, University of Warsaw, Poland, on the trade possibilities between India and EU

  21. One-day workshop titled “Towards Farmer Friendly Crop Insurance in Karnataka” was jointly organised twice at Institute for Social and Economic Change, supported by Karnataka Agricultural Prices Commission.

  22. One-day workshop on "Towards Farmer Friendly Crop Insurance in Karnataka" was organized at ISEC on August 23rd 2017 and again in 2017. Representatives from the Agriculture Department Government of Karnataka, Banks, Insurance Companies, Farmers attended the conference. Research findings on the above topic were presented by Meenakshi Rajeev.

Positions Held/Member of Professional Bodies
  • Coordinator of the sub-committee on the measurement of Financial Inclusion. This committee has developed a series of Indicators to measure “Meaningful and Holistic Financial Inclusion (MHFI)”, 2010, RBI, Bangalore.

  • Member of the State Level Coordination Committee for Conduct of IV Census on Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises, Directorate of Industries and Commerce, Government of Karnataka, 2008

  • Member of the Expert group in formulation of course on M A in Contemporary India Business and Politics , Institute of International Relations, University of Warsaw, Poland

  • Academic Senate Member, Apex University, Arunachal Pradesh

  • Member of the International Society for Dynamic Games, Helsinki.

  • Asian Law and Economics Association, Seoul, Korea

  • Member of the Banking and Finance Committee, Federation of the Karnataka Chambers of Commerce and Industry 2006-07 to 2013-14

  • Member of the Research Program Committee, Federation of the Karnataka Chambers of Commerce and Industry, 2012-13 to 2013-14

  • Meenakshi Rajeev: Member of the Board of Studies, Institute for Financial and International Management, Bangalore, 2013-14

  • Member of the Expert Committee in Project Evaluation, Christ University

  • Member of Board of Studies, St. Joseph College, 2008, 2009, 2010-11, 2011-12, 2015-16, 2016-17

  • Member of the Board of Studies, Mount Carmel College, Bangalore, 2007-08, 2008-09, 2010-11, 2011-12, 2014-15, 2015-16, 2016-17

  • Resource person of UNDP-Planning Commission Program, 2013

  • Selection committee member for faculty selection, Burdhawan , University, West Bengal, 2014-15

  • Nominee of Governor of West Bengal for the selection of Professor in the West Bengal State University in 2014-15


Meenakshi Rajeev
Professor
Institute for Social and Economic Change,
Nagarbahavi, Bangalore
Pin: 560 072
State of Karnataka, India
Phone: 91-080-321 5468/321 5519/321 5592
Fax: 91-080-321 7008
E-Mail: meenakshi@isec.ac.in

 

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