Institute for Social and Economic Change
 

Krishna Raj

Faculty

 

Home

Professor, Centre for Economic Studies and Policy (CESP)

Area of Specialisation

  • Environmental Economics

  • Ecological and Resource Economics

  • Urban Economics: Climate change, Water supply and Demand Management
    Bangalore and New York Cities,

  • Sustainable Development: Economics of air pollution, Traffic congestion, Low Carbon Economy, Green GDP, Biodiversity Conservation in Western Ghats

  • Valuation of Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services: Water and Forests,

  • Economic valuation of Ecotourism in Bandipura and Nagarhole National Parks

  • Biodiversity Conservation and Traditional Environmental Knowledge

  • Intellectual Property Rights (TRIPs) and Biodiversity Conservation

  • Economic Instruments for Environmental Conservation

  • Economics of Civil Aviation, Economics of Caste, Economic development of underprivileged.

click here for full C.V.

Academic Qualification
  • B.A. (History, Economics and Political Science) from Mysore University,  Mysore, India with first Class (61 Per cent) in 1993

  • M.A. in Economics with specialization in Environmental Economics, First Class (63 Per cent) From Mysore University, Mysore, India in 1995

  • Ph.D in Economics (Environmental Economics), University of Mysore, Mysore, Karnataka, India, in 2005

  • Title of the Ph.D Thesis and Guide: “Forests, Environment and Local Community: A Case Study of Coorg (Kodagu) District” under the Guidance of Prof. B.S.Sreekantaradhya, Former Professor of Economics, DOS in Economics and Cooperation, University of Mysore, Mysore. Thesis available in the following website: http://203.200.22.249:8080/jspui/bitstream/123456789/271/1/Forestsenvironment_local_community_kodagu.pdf

Other Qualification:        

  • State Level Eligibility Test (SLET) cleared in 1996

Visiting Scholar/Chair Professorship in India and Abroad

  • Visiting (Adjunct) Professor, Department of Economics, Kannur University, Kerala teaching “Environmental Economics” http://www.kannuruniversity.ac.in/

  • Visiting Professor at “Bengaluru Dr. B R Ambedkar School of Economics (BASE)” Teaching “Social and Economic Thoughts of Dr. B R Ambedkar” https://base.ac.in/

  • Visited University of San Francisco, San Francisco, USA, during May-June, 2014 on Invitation from the Department of Environmental Studies Program and Department of Sociology.

  • ICCR Chair Professor at Hankuk University of Foreign Studies, Seoul, South Korea by Indian Council for Cultural Relations, Ministry of External Affairs, Government of India for the year Sept, 2011- August, 2012

  • Visiting Scholar,  Watershed Institute, University of Wisconsin, Eau Claire, During 2013-2014

  • Delivered Special Lecture at Department of Economics, University of Wisconsin, Eau Claire on “Unravelling of Economic Realisms: Traverse from Mercantilism to Globalisation” on 16th Sept, 2013. http://www.uwec.edu/Econ/news/EconomicsResearchSeminarSeries.htm

  • Delivered special lecture at Department of Watershed, University of Wisconsin, Eau Claire on the topic “Water Worshipped, But Not Valued: India’s Untold Reality” on 17th September, 2013.

Research Fellowships:

  • SRTT fellowship for undertaking collaborative Research between University of Wisconsin (USA) and ISEC on the topic ‘Climate change and Efficiency of Urban Water Supply and Demand Management in Bangalore and New York Cities: A Comparative Study (2013-2014).

  • Fulbright Campus Representative (FCR) http://www.isec.ac.in/fulbrightProgramme.htm

Membership in Important Committees:
  • Member of the Expert Committee constituted by the National Green Tribunal (NGT), Government of India. https://greentribunal.gov.in/  

  • Member of the Expert Committee for Estimating Environmental Compensation, Karnataka State Pollution Control Board (KSPCB), Government of Karnataka. https://kspcb.gov.in/default.asp

  • Member of the Expert Committee on National Health Resource Repository (NHRR), Directorate General of Health Services, Ministry of Health and Family Services, Government of India http://cbhidghs.nic.in/index7.php?lang=1&level=0&linkid=1088&lid=1109&color=4

  • Expert Member, Karnataka State Wetland Conservation and Management Authority, Government of Karnataka (No FEE 213 2017 Dated 13-3-2018).

  • Member of the Expert Committee of Government of Karnataka to examine the problems of Karnataka State Open University (KSOU)

  • Member of an High Level Committee of Government of Karnataka to Prepare a Report on the Backwardness, Inadequacy of Representation and Impact of Reservation on the Overall Administrative Efficiency in the State of Karnataka with regard to the Reservation in Promotion to SCs/STs in State Civil Services.

  • Member for an expert committee constituted by Bangalore University for the establishment of Bangalore School of Economics now Babasaheb Bhimrao Ambedkar School of Economics (BASE).

  • Expert interview for a Documentary Film on the River Cauvery River produced by the Visvesvaraya Industrial & Technological Museum, Government of India, Bangalore, India www.vismuseum.gov.in/

  • Expert committee to review and recommend Social Impact Assessment and Management Report of Tumkur-Davangere Railway Project.

On-going research projects
  1. "Ecosystem Functioning and Services of Himalaya Temperate Forest under Anthropogenic Change: A Plant Functional Trait based Evaluation" sponsored by the National Mission on Himalayan Studies (NMHS), G.B. Pant National Institute of Himalayan Environment (NIHE), Uttarakhand, India (Forest Research Institute (FRI) Dehradun, Uttarakhand)

  2. “Valuation of forests for GDP, Green GDP and Payment of eco-system goods and services” sponsored by MOEFCC, Government of India through Indian Council of Forestry Research & Education, Dehradun.

  3. "Financing Climate change" for the State Action Plan on Climate Change Report (SAPCC), Sponsored by the MOEFCC and GOK

  4. "Developing Scientific Framework for Collection of Tourism Statistics in Karnataka" Project sanctioned by the Department of Tourism, Government of Karnataka.

  5. “Developing Evidence based Sustainable Tourism Indicators: A Study on Sustainable Tourism in Kodagu District” Project sanctioned by the Department of Tourism, Government of Karnataka

Selected Publications

Books

  1. Krishna Raj (Edited) 2020 “Aspects of Public Policy”: Book in Honor of Professor B S Sreekantaradhya, Published by Rawat Publication, New Delhi (Forthcoming)

  2. Krishna Raj (2020) “Climate Change and Efficiency of Water Supply and Demand Management in Bengaluru and New York Cities (forthcoming), ISEC, Monograph Series.

  3. Krishna Raj and Vinaya Angadi (2018) The Political-Economy of Rent Seeking and Fiasco of Bangalore-Mysore Infrastructure Corridor Project (BMICP), Social and Economic Change Monograph Series No 61, published by ISEC, Bangalore. https://www.deccanherald.com/state/bmic-promoters-made-nice-gain-702332.html

  4. Krishna Raj (2014) Green Business for Greening Karnataka: A Study of Coir Industry, Social and Economic Change Monograph Series No. 35, November, 2014, ISBN 81-7791-134-1 published by ISEC, Bangalore

  5. Krishna Raj (2011) Biodiversity, Indigenous Environmental Knowledge and IPRs: Theoretical and Policy Perspective, Lambert Academic Publishing, Germany (2011) ISBN:978-3-8443-0978-2

  6. Krishna Raj (2008) Forests, Environment and Local community: A Special Reference to Western Ghats of India, By Manak Publication Private Ltd, New Delhi (2008). ISBN No. 978-817831-166-1

State Government Reports

  1. Social Justice and Empowerment (2018) for the Nava Karnataka Vision 2025 Document, Government of Karnataka.

  2. Submission of the Report of the Expert Committee on Examining Issues of Karnataka State Open University (KSOU), on 29th November 2017

  3. "Water Resources and Irrigation Management for the State of Environment Report for Karnataka-2015, MOEF, Government of India and Department of Forest 4 Environment and Ecology Government of Karnataka, and EMPRI, Government of Karnataka ongoing

  4. "Report on Backwardness, Inadequacy of Representation and Administrative Efficiency in Karnataka regarding Reservation in Promotion to SCs/STs in State Civil Services", The task entrusted to the High-level Committee by the Government of Karnataka, (GOK, DPAR No. 182 Dated 22-3-2017).

  5. “Water Resource Management in Karnataka” in State of Environment Report for Karnataka-2011, Ministry of Environment and Forests, Government of India and Department of Ecology, Environment and Forests, and EMPRI, Government of Karnataka.
     http://parisaramahiti.kar.nic.in/SoER.asp

  6. "Economic Instruments for Environmental Conservation” in State of Environment Report for Karnataka-2011, Ministry of Environment and Forests, Government of India and Department of Ecology, Environment and Forests, and EMPRI, Government of Karnataka.
    http://parisaramahiti.kar.nic.in/SoER.asp

  7. Economic Survey of Karnataka 2010-2011, contributed for Chapter 5 on “Natural Resources and Environment” published by Programme Monitoring and Statistics Department, Government of Karnataka (2011)

  8. "Status of Water Supply and Sanitation in Bangalore city” in State of Environment Report for Bangalore City-2008, Ministry of Environment and Forests, Government of India and Dept of Ecology, Environment and Forests, Government of Karnataka. Report available in the following website:

http://parisaramahiti.kar.nic.in/soerbangalore2008.html

National News Paper coverage on the project finding:

50 p.c. of Cauvery water lost in transit, "The Hindu" Front Page http://www.hindu.com/2009/06/06/stories/2009060660800100.htm

Drying sources tell parched tale "Times of India" Front Page

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/Cities/Bangalore/Drying-sources-tell- parched-tale/articleshow/4619034.cms  

Afforestation immediate action point " Times of India"

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/Cities/Bangalore/Afforestation-
immediate-action-point/articleshow/4618561.cms

Articles

  1. Krishna Raj and Vijayalakshmi S (2020) Cointegration analysis of Income and Vehicular Growth in India: An ARDL Approach, in Transport Research Procedia, Elsevier Journal, July 2020.

  2. Krishna Raj and Vijyalakshmi S (2019) Sustainable urban transport indicators: case of mega cities of India, Informatics Journals: SDMIMD Print ISSN: 0976-0652 Online ISSN: 2320-7906, Sept, 2019

  3. Krishna Raj with Dhanajaya K (2018) Non-Performing Assets (NPAs) and its Determinants: A Study of Indian Public-Sector Banks, in Journal of Social and Economic Development, Springer, Volume 20, Issue 2, pp 193–212.

  4. Krishna Raj with Dhanajaya K (2017) Relationship between Foreign Portfolio Investments (FPI), Domestic Institutional Investors, and Stock Market Returns in India, International Journal of Financial Management Volume 7  Issue 4 October.

  5. Krishna Raj with Dhananjaya K (2017) Assessing the Inter Bank Disparity in Non- Performing Assets (NPAs) Management in Indian Public Sector Banks International Journal of Financial Management Volume 7 Issue 2 & 3 April & July 2017.

  6. Krishna Raj (2016) “Economics of Water: Understanding India’s Water Balance in a Globalized Economy” Productivity Journal Vol. 57 No 4, January-March 2017.

  7. Krishna Raj and Dhananjaya (2017) “Genuine Saving and Sustainable Development” Review of Development & Change, Vol. XXI No.2, July-December 2016.

  8. Krishna Raj and Dhanajaya K (2016) “Dynamic Interaction between Foreign Portfolio Investment (FPI), Domestic Institutional Investors (DIIs) and Stock Market Returns in India in the Edited book on “Financial Sector Reforms in India” by Govindappa G T et al. published by Niruta publications Pvt Ltd.

  9. Krishna Raj and Dhananjaya K (2016) "Testing for the Long-run Sustainability of Economic Growth of Selected Countries using Genuine Saving Rate Approach” published in International Journal of Finance

  10. Krishna Raj (2015) Urbanization and Water Supply: An Analysis of Unreliable Water Supply in Bangalore City, India in edited book by INSEE on “ Nature Economy and Society” published by Springer, New Delhi.

  11. Krishna Raj (2014) "Intellectual Property Rights and Protection of Indigenous Environmental Knowledge: Evidences from India" in edited book on Traditional Environmental Knowledge and Biodiversity by R N Pati et al., published by Sarup Book Publishers pvt ltd New Delhi.

  12. Krishna Raj (2013) “Sustainable Urban Habitats and Urban Water Supply: Accounting for Unaccounted for Water in Bangalore city, India, in International Journal “Current Urban Studies” published by Scientific Research, Vol.1, No.4, 156-165  Print: ISSN-2328-4900, online: 2328-4919 http://www.scirp.org/journal/cus

  13. Krishna Raj and Ravi D R (2012) Air Pollution, Health Implications- An Insight to Urban Governance in International Journal of Earth Sciences and Engineering, Volume 05, No. 04 August, 2012 Pp. 1096-1099  ISSN 09745904

  14. Krishna Raj and Ravi D R (2012) Attributable ill health due to Urban Air Pollution – A Case Study of Bangalore City India in International Journal of Earth Sciences and Engineering, Volume 05, No. 03 June 2012 Pp. 479-483 ISSN 0974 5904

  15. Krishna Raj, (2012):  Sustainable Urban Habitats and Urban Water Supply: Accounting for Unaccounted for Water in Bangalore city, India, INSEE Conference, Hyderabad, Conference volume 2012.

  16. Krishna Raj (2012) Research paper entitled “Economics of Forest Dependence: The Evidences from Nagarhole National Park, Western Ghats of Karnataka” in edited volume on “Governing Forest Resources for Economic Outcome” edited by Dr. Somnath Ghosal, Manak Publication PVT limited, New Delhi.

  17. Krishna Raj (2009) “Green Business for Greening Karnataka” in FKCC Journal 30th Volume, Issue 12, December, 2009.

  18. Krishna Raj (2010) Property Rights and Deforestation in Western Ghats of India in edited book entitled “Ecological Economics: An Approach towards Socioeconomic and Environmental Sustainability” edited by Sunil Nautiyal and Bibhu Prasad Nayak, Published by Institute for Social and Economic Change, Bangalore, 2010

  19. Krishna Raj (2009) “Where all the water has gone? Neither supply-side nor demand-side urban water management in Bangalore City, India” edited by F Doulati Ardejani in Conference proceeding of the “International conference on Water Resources (ICWR) Published by Shahrood university of Technology, Shahrood, Iran, 2009 pp 2-9. http://www.civilica.com/EnPaper-ICWR01-ICWR01_227.html

  20. Krishna Raj (2008) “The Economic Value of Indigenous Environmental Knowledge in Ensuring Sustainable Livelihood Needs and Protecting Local Ecological Services: A Case Study of Nagarhole National Park, India” in  IUFRO World Series Volume 21 on “Sustainable Forest Management and Poverty Alleviation: Roles of Traditional Forest-related Knowledge jointly published by IUFRO Task Force on Traditional Forest Knowledge, Chinese Academy of Forestry (CAF and Asia-Pacific Association of Forestry Research Institutions (AFAFRI) 2008.

  21. Krishna Raj (2008) The Economic Value of Indigenous Environmental Knowledge in Protecting Local Ecological Services: A Case Study of Nagarhole National Park in edited volume brought out by Madras Institute of Development Studies (MIDS), 2008.

  22. Krishna Raj 2007) Ground water Users, wakeup: Danger Ahead: Message from Experts published in e-social science journal Mumbai Dated 4th October 2007.

  23.  Krishna Raj (2008) “Do Property Rights Really Influence Forest Conservation and Management in Western Ghat of India?” available at University of Gloucestershire, Cheltenham, England website: http://iasc2008.glos.ac.uk/conference%20papers/papers/N/Nanjundaiah_218501.pdf

  24. Krishna Raj (2005) The Role of Forests in Achieving Environmentally Sustainable Development (2005) in edited Book by H.K. Jyothi and M. Madhumathi

  25. Krishna Raj (2004) Trade Related Intellectual Property Rights and Protection of Indigenous Environmental Knowledge of Indigenous Communities (2004) in Conference Volume by G. Gopal Reddy, Department of Economics, Osmania University

Book Reviews

  1. Krishna Raj and Amira Tater (2014) Book review on "Reform of International Monetary System - The Palais Royal Initiative Edited by Jck T Boorman and Andre ICARD, in Journal of Social and Economic Development forthcoming

  2. Krishna Raj (2014): India Policy Forum 2012-13 Volume 9 by Shekhar Shah, Barry Bosworth and Arvind Panagariya in Journal of Social and Economic Development forthcoming

  3. Krishna Raj (2013): “Land Acquisition, Displacement and Resettlement in Gujarat, 1947-2004” By Lancy Lobo and Shashikant Kumar, Sage Publications India Pvt Ltd, New Delhi 2009 ISBN 9788178299389 in Journal of Social and Economic Development published by ISEC. forthcoming

  4. Krishan Raj (2012) “Economic Reforms in India and China: Emerging Issues and Challenges”  in Journal of Social and Economic Development, 2012 forthcoming

  5. Krishna Raj (2011) “Knowledge Economy: the Indian Challenge” in Journal of Social and Economic Development Volume: 13 Source Issue: 2 July-Dec, 2011.

Working Papers

  1. Krishna Raj with Vijayalakshmi S (2020) “Economic Estimation of Health and Productivity Impacts of Traffic Congestion: A Case of Bengaluru City” Working Paper No. 485 Institute for Social and Economic Change, Bangalore, India.

  2. Krishna Raj with Vijayalakshmi S (2019) Income and Vehicular Growth in India: A Time Series Econometric Analysis” Working Paper No. 439, Institute for Social and Economic Change, Bangalore, India

  3. Krishna Raj with Dhananjaya (2018) Market Value and Capital Structure: A Study of Indian Manufacturing Firms Working Paper No. 421, Institute for Social and Economic Change, Bangalore, India

  4. Krishna Raj (2013) "Where all the water has gone? Unreliable water supply in Bangalore City” Working paper No. 307, Institute for Social and Economic Change, Bangalore, India

News Paper articles in English:

  1. Krishna Raj "Economic slowdown and fantasy of a $5 trillion economy" in Deccan Herald Panorama Section Dated 9th September 2019 https://www.deccanherald.com/opinion/panorama/economic-slowdown-and-fantasy-of-a-5-trillion-economy-760040.htm l

  2. Krishna Raj and Vijayalakshmi "Arthika Kusitha Mattu $ 5 Trillion Arthikatheya Kanasu" in the Deccan News.Com dated 4th September 2019. https://thedeccannews.com/the-economic-downturn-and-the-dream-of-a-5-trillion-economy?fbclid=IwAR2C9pkpQ9ORwnugYQxIf7-H8kelQkAao6C7rL8THi3xk2a_gDve2vcZNQA

  3. Krishna Raj and Dhananjaya K (2019) Our growth path is environmentally unsustainable in Deccan Herald, Dated 8th January 2019.  https://www.deccanherald.com/opinion/panorama/our-growth-path-711874.html

  4. Krishna Raj (2018) GDP debate ignores widespread poverty, inequality in Deccan Herald, Dated 29th August 2018.
    https://www.deccanherald.com/opinion/panorama/gdp-debate-ignores-widespread-689940.html

  5. Krishna Raj (2018) “Economic instruments work best for the environment” in Deccan Herald 25th July 2018 https://www.deccanherald.com/opinion/panorama/economicinstruments-work-best-683375.html

  6. Krishna Raj (2018) Artificial Intelligence must be restricted to some specialised fields in Deccan Herald 13th June 2018, https://www.deccanherald.com/opinion/panorama/ai-must-be-restricted-some-specialised-fields-674643.html

  7. Krishna Raj (2018) Thirsty Bengaluru to get more Cauvery water, but does it manage its existing supply efficiently? https://scroll.in/article/868949/thirsty-bengaluru-to-get-more-cauvery-water-but-does-it-manage-its-existing-supply-efficiently

  8. Krishna Raj and Vijayalakshmi S (2017) “Bengaluru needs revamp of public transport system” in Deccan Herald 1 December, 2017 http://www.deccanherald.com/content/645658/bengaluru-needs-revamp-public-transport.html

  9. Krishna Raj and Dhananjaya K (2017) Vicious Cycle: Slowdown, NPAs Feeding off Each Other in Deccan Herald 13th October 2017 http://www.deccanherald.com/content/637564/vicious-cycle-slowdown-npasfeeding.html

  10. Krishna Raj (2017) “Deforestation Paints a Grim Picture” in Deccan Herald, April 27th, 2017 http://www.deccanherald.com/content/608388/deforestation-paints-grim-picture.html

  11. Krishna Raj (2017) “Dying Wisdom of Artisans” in Deccan Herald Dated 15th March 2017 http://www.deccanherald.com/content/601406/dying-wisdom-artisans.html

  12. Krishna Raj (2017) “Big Push to Reignite Sluggish Economy” special article on Union Budget 2017-18, Deccan Herald http://www.deccanherald.com/content/594373/big-push-reignite-sluggish-economy.html

  13. Krishna Raj (2017) “City and Urban Development Have Got a Raw Deal” special article on Union Budget 2017-18, Bangalore Mirror http://bangaloremirror.indiatimes.com/bangalore/others/city-and-urban-development-have-got-a-raw-deal/articleshow/56924665.cms

  14. “Krishna Raj (2017) “Colossal Man-Made Disaster: Water Scarce Bengaluru” in Deccan Herald Dated 11th January, 2017 http://www.deccanherald.com/content/590851/colossal-man-made-disaster.html

  15. Krishna Raj (2016) BMIC: A Project Mired in Disputes Right from Day 1: Economic Times Invited Guest Article Dated 14th December, 2016: http://blogs.economictimes.indiatimes.com/et-commentary/bmic-a-project-mired-in-disputes-right-from-day-1/

  16. Krishna Raj (2016) “Low Carbon Economy Vital” Deccan Herald main article Dated 21st November, 2016 “ http://www.deccanherald.com/content/582186/low-carbon-economy-vital.html

  17. Krishna Raj (2016) Opinion www.indiaspend.com online blog: Bengaluru Wastes Nearly 50% Water Supply form Cauvery 16th September, 2016 http://www.indiaspend.com/cover-story/bengaluru-wastes-nearly-50-water-supply-from-cauvery-53879

  18. Bengaluru Ranks Second in Water Wastage, Losses Halt Its Supply, Wire
    https://thewire.in/66655/bengaluru-ranks-second-in-water-wastage/

  19. Krishna Raj (2016) Opinion Geogprahpyandyou.com online blog: Bengaluru Wastes Nearly 50% Water Supply form Cauvery http://geographyandyou.com/climate-change/environment/bengaluru-wastes-almost-50-per-cent-water-from-cauvery-river/

Research papers presented at International conferences , Seminars and Workshops:
  1. The lead paper presented on “Three Decades of LPG in India: Does LPG matter for the Environment?” at the International Conference on Liberalization, Privatization and Globalization: Three Decades of Experience in India, organized by Department of Economics, The Gandhigram Rural Institute, Gandhigram on 14-15th February, 2020

  2. Paper presented on : China’s Low Carbon Economy and Lessons for India’s Smart Cities” at China-India Conference held on 17th October 2019 at Sichuan Academy of Social Sciences, Chengdu, China.

  3. Paper presented on “Climate change, Domestic Water Supply and Demand Management in New York and Bangalore Cities: Ensuring Equity and Efficiency” at International Conference on Water, Energy and Environment (ICWEE 2017) during February 28 – March 2, 2017, at the American University of Sharjah, Sharjah, UAE.

  4. Paper presentation on " “Where All the Water Has Gone? An Analysis of Unreliable Water Supply in Bangalore City” at Annual Conference and Exhibition organised by American Water Works Association, during June 8-12, 2014 Boston Convention and Exhibition Canter, Boston, USA.

  5. Paper presented at the 16th Annual International Sustainable Development Research Conference 2010 organized by Kadoorie Institute, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong paper entitled “Sustainable Management of Urban Water Resources: A Special Reference to Bangalore city, India” during May 29th to 2nd June 2010 at The Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre, Hong Kong, China.

  6. Paper presented at International conference on Vulnerability and Resilience of Land Systems in Asia on June 15-17, 2009, at Chinese Academy of Science, Beijing, China the title of the paper An Enquiry into the Nature and Causes of Deforestation, Land Vulnerability and Resilience in Western Ghats of India

  7. Paper presented at International conference on “Sustainable Forest Management and Poverty Alleviation: Roles of Traditional Forest-related Knowledge” held on 17-20th December 2007 at Kunming, China. The title of the research paper is “The Economic Value of Indigenous Environmental Knowledge in Ensuring Sustainable Livelihood Needs and Protecting Local Ecological Services: With Special Reference to Nagarhole National Park of Western of Ghats of India” Presentation available at:  www.iufro.org/uploads/media/S1_CNanjundaiah.pdf

  8. Paper entitled “Do Property Rights Really Influence Forest Conservation and Management in Western Ghats of India?” accepted for “The 12th Biennial Conference of the International Association for the Study of Commons” held on 14-18, July 2008 University of Gloucestershire, Cheltenham, England. Paper available at: http://iasc2008.glos.ac.uk/conference%20papers/papers/N/Nanjundaiah_218501.pdf

  9. Paper presented at the International conference organized by International Society for Ecological Economics, on the topic entitled “Forests versus Peoples’ Livelihood: Where is the Way for Sustainable Development” on 15-18 Dec. 2006, New Delhi.
Research papers presented at National conferences , Seminars and Workshops:
  1. Presented paper on “ Covid-19, Capitalism and the Environment: Whither Covid-19 the precursor for Sustainable Development” at Two Day National Webinar on “Implications of Covid-19 on Environment and Sustainability” organised by the Department of Economics, Bharathiar University, Coimbatore, on 5th and 6th August, 2020

  2. Presented paper at the National Level Webinar on “Impact of Covid-19 on Indian Economy: Stimulus Package for Survival and Revival” organised by the Adasha Shikshna Samiti, Department of Economics, Gadag on 16th July 2020.

  3. Presented paper at two-day Online Workshop organised by Institute of Management Studies, Davangere University on "Covid-19 and Atmanirbhar Bharat" on 29-30 May 2020.

  4. Presented paper on Ecology and Economy at Crossroads: The Way forward for Sustainable Development as Invited speaker at one day National Conference on “Ecology, Economics and Sustainability” organized by St Joseph College on 9th March 2020.

  5. Presented a paper on “Tourism Infrastructure in Karnataka: The Role of Subsidies in Tourism Infrastructure Development” at a Two-Day workshop on “ Karnataka Tourism Policy 2020-25” organized by the Department of Tourism, Government of Karnataka, Bengaluru on 18-19th December 2019.

  6. Presented a paper on Relevance of Economic Thoughts of Dr. B R Ambedkar”” at Brain-Storming Two Days International workshop on “2019 Elections-Relevance of Dr. B R Ambedkar’s Socio Economic and Political Thought- Indian Constitution” organised by Forum for Dalit Studies in Andhra University, Visakhapatnam, India during 13-14 July 2019.

  7. Presented a research paper on “Reservation in Promotion and Adequacy of Representation: Thy Myth at the Two-Day National Seminar on” Social justice and the Working of Panchayats in India: Revisiting the Concern of Dr B R Ambedkar School of Thought” organised by Ramakrishna Hegde Chair, ISEC, Bengaluru” dated 18-19th September 2019.

  8. Invited as Resource person for One Day Workshop on the occasion of World No Tobacco Day” on 01-6-2019 on the topic “ Tobacco Crop, Production, and social burden of using tobacco” and delivered lecture on Tobacco production and Consumption and its impact on Environment” organised by the Kidwai Cancer Institute, Bangalore.

  9. Invited as Resource person for special talk on “An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes for Food Insecurity: The Role of Economic and Environmental Factors” at Two Days International Conference on Environmental Protection, Food Security & Precision Agriculture for Sustainability organised by Department of Commerce, Manonmaniam Sundaranar University, Tirunelveli, Tamil Nadu on 13-14th February 2019.

  10. Invited as Resource person for paper presentation on “Green GDP: Issues and Problems” at a three-day workshop on Environmental Economics, Organized by the Post Graduate Department of Economics and Research, Government College, Attingal, Kerala during 29- 31st October 2018.

  11. Invited as Resource person for paper presentation on “Reforms and Challenges of Public Sector Banks in India: The Problem of Non-Performing Assets” at one day National Workshop on Public Sector Banks in India: Reforms, Challenges and Way forward” organized by the Department of Economics, Karnatak University, Dharwad on 29th September 2018

  12. Invited as Resource person for paper presentation on “Understand Water Resources of India in the Globalized Economy: Issues and Challenges” at National Seminar on “Infrastructure Development: Issues and Challenges organized by the Justice Basheer Ahmed Sayeed College for Women, Chennai on 22nd January 2018.

  13. Invited as Resource person for Two Days workshop on Framing Syllabus for Post Graduate Course on Dr. B R Ambedkar Studies by Dr. B R Ambedkar Research and Extension Centre, University of Mysore, Mysore.

  14. Paper presented on “State Government Report on identifying compelling reasons of Backwardness, adequacy of representation and efficiency on administration for extending reservation in promotion” in one Day Seminar on “Footprints of campaign for reservation in Promotion, Pros and Cons of Ordinance and thereafter” organized by SC/ST employees’ association of University of Mysore, on 20th August 2017 at Mysore

  15. Paper presented on “Globalization and the Dying Wisdom of Artisans in Asia: The Way to Revive Artisan Industries in the Global Economy at 26th Asian International Network Seminar, 2016 jointly organized by Japan Asian Association and Asian Friendship Society on 7-8th October 2016 at Mourya Hotel Bengaluru.

  16. Paper presented on Bangalore-Mysore Infrastructure Corridor Project (BMICP): Political-Economy of Land Prices and Land Rights at Two Day National Conference on “Land Rights, Changing Agrarian Relations and Rural Transformation” during 14-15th October 2016 at NIRDPR at Hyderabad.

  17. Paper Presented Paper presented on "Climate Change, Efficiency of Water Supply and Demand Management in Bangalore and New York Cities" in Two - day International Seminar on “Natural Resource and National Accounts in South Asia”, organized by CEENR, ISEC Bangalore 5th – 6th February 2015

  18. Paper presentation on FDI and Indian Economy: Prosperity or Inequality in One Day Seminar of Focus Discussion on "New Dawn of FDI in India at PES University, Bangalore on 28th October 2014.

  19. Paper presentation on "Climate change, Efficiency of Water Supply and Demand Management in New York and Bangalore cities" in One Day Colloquium on Urban Resilience, Organized by Public Affairs Centre, Bangalore on September 27th, 2014 Bangalore, India.

  20. Paper presentation on “Climate change, Efficiency of Water Supply and Demand Management in Bangalore” at Seminar organised by Social Science Forum of Jyothi Nivas College, Bangalore on 6th August 2013.

  21. Presentation on “Water Resource Management for Sustainable Development in Karnataka” in a two-day workshop on the preparation of technical note on the Vision for the Approach Paper on the XII Five Year Plan of Karnataka organised by ISEC and Department of Planning and Statistic, Government of Karnataka on 30th and 31st May 2011

  22. Research paper entitled “Economics of Forest Dependence: The Evidences from Nagarhole National Park, Western Ghats of Karnataka” is accepted publication and presentation by the organizing committee of National Conference on Governing Forest Resources for Economic Outcome to be held during June 23-25, 2011 at Centre for Studies in Social Sciences, Kolkata.

  23. Paper entitled “Sprawling Urbanization and Challenges of Water Supply in Bangalore City” presented in Two-Day National Seminar on Dimensions of Urbanization and Development in India organized by SBRR Mahajana First Grade College and State Institute for Urban Development on24th and 25th March 2011.

  24. Invited as resource person for Workshop on Forests and Folklore of Tribal Community in Karnataka organized by Department of Tribal studies, Kannada University of Hampi, on 21-23rd January 2011.

  25. Paper entitled “Frontiers of Social Science Research: Emerging Areas, Designing Research Proposal and Funding Agencies” presented at NAAC Sponsored Two-Day State Level Seminar on “Quality Sustenance and Enhancement through Promotion of Research Culture in Colleges” organized by Sri Jagadguru Renukacharya college for Women, Bangalore on 5th and 6th October 2010.

  26. Paper presented on “Unemployment and Employment in Government-Private Service Sectors” at the Two-day National Conference on “World Economic Crisis: Growing Unemployment and Alternatives” organized by Democratic Youth Federation of India on 17-18th September 2010.

  27. Presented paper on “Economic and Ecological Values of Indigenous Environmental Knowledge in managing Protected Areas: A Case Study of Nagarhole National Park.” at the workshop on “Compensation and Rewards for Ecosystem Services” organized by INSEE and ISEC held at IIFM, Bhopal on 4-5th February 2008.

  28. Presented paper on the topic “Trade Related Intellectual Property Rights and Protection of Indigenous Environmental Knowledge of Indigenous Communities” at the National Level Conference organized by Osmania University, Hyderabad, India, during April 10th – 11th 2004.

  29. Paper presented entitled “The Role of Forest Resources in Achieving Environmentally Sustainable Development” at National Seminar organized by Department of Economics, Maharani’s College, Bangalore, During Aug. 25-26, 2004.

  30. Paper presented on the topic “Forests, Environment and Local Community: A Case Study of Coorg District “at International Conference Organized by University of Agricultural Sciences, Bangalore and Texas A&M University, Texas, USA during July 24-26, 2001.

  31. Paper presented on the topic “Institutional Aspects of Resource Management” paper Presented at Faculty Up-gradation Programme in Environmental Economics, organized by Ecological Economics Unit, sponsored by World Bank during Sept. 10 -Oct. 9 2001.

  32. Presented Paper on “Forest Resources and Food Security: Does Devolution Policy Work in Nagarhole National Park? in Two-day National Seminar organized by the DOS in Economics on theme of “Sustainable Food Security: Land, Water and Equity Issues” on 29th and 30th March 2007.

  33. Presented a paper on “Water Supply and Sanitation Status in Bangalore City” in One Day Workshop Organized by the Environmental and Management Policy Research Institute, Government of Karnataka, on 27th February 2008 at hotel Capitol, Bangalore

  34. Paper entitled “Forest Resources and Inclusive Growth: Including Excluded” presented at National Seminar on Inclusive Growth: Dimensions and Strategies organized by Christ University, Bangalore on 1 and 2 December 2008.

  35. Paper presented on “Dr B R Ambedkar’s contribution towards Monetary and Fiscal Economics” at the Two-Day National Seminar on “Dr. B R Ambedkar and Contemporary Indian Economy” organized by Dr B R Ambedkar Research and Extension Centre, University of Mysore, Mysore on 30th and 31st March 2009.

  36. Paper presented at National Seminar on the Urban Growth of Bangalore with special reference to Bangalore Cantonment (1809-2009) on Agrarian Economy to Sprawling Urbanization in Bangalore: A Challenge for Environmental Sustainability on18-20 February 2010 by Department of History, Christ University, Bangalore.

  37. Paper presented on Urban Sprawl and Water Supply in Bangalore: A critique of comprehensive development plan-2015 one-day national seminar on Emerging Issues in Urban Development on 30th of April 2010 at Dept of Architecture, BMS College of Engineering, Bangalore.

  38. Presented paper on “Forestland and Dalit Land Issues in India at Consultation with Workshop on Dalits and Land Rights in Karnataka Jointly organized by Drist and ISEC March 29-31st at ISI Bangalore.

  39. Presented paper on Special Economic Zone and Sustainable Development at the One Day National Conference on SEZ: Pros and Cons organized by Kuvempu University Degree college teachers’ association at Government Degree College Channagiri.

Seminar Presentations at ISEC
  1. Delivered first ISEC online lecture on “Covid-19 and the Environment” on the occasion of the World Environment Day under the ISEC Public Online Lecture Series on 5th June 2020.

  2. China’s Low Carbon Economy and Lessons for India’s Smart Cities” on 28th October 2019.

  3. 'Climate Change, Efficiency of Urban Water Supply and Demand Management in Bangalore and New York Cities: A Comparative Study' on Tuesday August 13, 2013.

Special Lectures Delivered on Invitation:
  1. Delivered special lecture on “Green GDP and Sustainable Development in India” at the training programme organized by the Environmental Management and Policy Research Institute (EMPRI), Government of Karnataka on 13th October, 2020.

  2. Delivered invited special Lecture on New Education policy 2020 organized by the National College, Basavanagudi, Bengaluru on 25th September 2020 https://forms.gle/sgNURjdnqmsQtjfi6

  3. Delivered online lecture on “Law and Economics” at the Orientation Programme organized for the Law Students at PES College, Bengaluru on 10th September 2020.

  4. Delivered special online lecture on "Economic Development of SC and ST in Karnataka since Independence with Special Reference to Karnataka” webinar organized by Dr B R Ambedkar Research and Extension Centre, University of Mysore, Mysore on 24th August 2020.

  5. Special online lecture delivered on “the Covid-19, Capitalism and Sustainable Development: The challenge of Survival and Revival” at Two Days Webinar for Faculty Development Programme organized by the MES Institute of Management, Bengaluru on 19-8-2020.

  6. Delivered online lecture on “Covid-19, Economy and Environment” at the training programme organized by the Environmental Management and Policy Research Institute (EMPRI), Government of Karnataka on 2nd September 2020.

  7. Special lecture delivered on” Covid 19 and the Economic Impact of Lockdown in India: The Policy Dilemma” online lecture organized by the Government First Grade College, Bhadravathi and Narashimarajapura on 3rd May 2020.

  8. Special invited lecture delivered online on “Covid-19 and Prolonged Lockdown in India: The Economic Implications and Policy Approach” organized by Department of Economics, SJMVS Women’s College, Hubballi on 30th April 2020.

  9. Delivered special lecture on “Innovative Research and Academic Writing” at the 10 days online workshop on “online course on Application of Econometrics in the Social Science Research” organized by the Department of Economics, Karnatak University Dharwad on 14th April 2020.

  10. Delivered lecture on “Methodology for identifying compelling reasons: inadequacy of representation, backwardness and efficiency in reservation in promotion” at the ICSSR Sponsored research Methodology Course for SC and STs organized by ISEC, on 10th March 2020.

  11. Delivered invited lecture as Resource Person on the topic “Policies for Sustainable Tourism in Karnataka” for the Executive Education Program on Public Policy and Governance for KAS officers organized by the ISEC and Government of Karnataka on 15th February 2020.

  12. Delivered special lecture for the Officers/Staffs of Secretariat on “Ethics in Public Life and Economic Development” on invitation from the Karnataka Government Secretariat Training Institute, DPAR, GOK, on 23rd January 2020.

  13. Inaugural address on” Transforming Economic Perspectives" at National Level Undergraduate Fest 'ALTIUS’ organized by the Department of Economics, Christ University, Bengaluru on 22nd January 2020.

  14. Delivered lecture on “Globalization: Opportunities and Challenges for Foundation Course for Indian Skill Development Service officer, organized by Administrative Training Institute, Mysore on 3-10-2019.

  15. Delivered lecture on “Economic Development of Karnataka” for 185th Foundation Course organized by the Administrative Training Institute, Mysore on 25-9-2019

  16. Delivered Lecture on “Economic Globalization” at the Orientation and scholarship distribution programme organized under Social Science Talent Search Scheme by the Institute for Social and Economic Change, Bengaluru on 24-25th August 2019

  17. Delivered Special Lecture on “Economic Globalization: Neither Equity nor Efficiency” at the Department of Economics, Kannur University, Kannur on 7th August 2019.

  18. Delivered lecture on “Valuation Methods for Environmental Damage and Compensation” as subject expert and expert consultant for officers of Central and Karnataka State Pollution Control Board officers at the Two Day Training programme on “Assessment of Environmental Damage and Compensation, and Online Continuous Monitoring system jointly organized by CPCB and KSPCB on 2-3rd August, 2019 https://cpcb.nic.in/openpdffile.php?id=TGF0ZXN0RmlsZS8yNjhfMTU2NjM4NTM3Ml9tZWRpYXBob3RvMjUwMjkucGRm

  19.  Delivered lecture on “Forests and Climate Change” at the ISEC-NCI International Post Graduate Course on Exploring the Environment in India: Issues in Sustainability on 16th July 2019 conducted by the Institute for Social and Economic Change, Bengaluru.

  20. Delivered special Dr G V K Rao Memorial lecture on “Green GDP’ organized by the Bangalore Social Science Forum, National College, Bangalore on 24th June 2019

  21. “Delivered a special lecture on “Economic thoughts of Dr. B R Ambedkar at the Programme to celebrate 128th Birth Anniversary of Dr B R Ambedkar organized by the Department of Psychology, Bangalore University, on 14th June 2019.

  22. Delivered Special lecture on “Conceptual Issues and Theoretical Approaches on Emerging Areas of Social Science Research” at the Research Methodology Course in Social Science Research organized by the Institute for Social and Economic Change on 21st March 2019.

  23. Invited as Resources person for presentation on “Writing Research proposal for External funding” and “Writing Research paper Research Methodology Course (RMC)-2019 conducted by the Centre for Multi-disciplinary Development Research (CMDR), Dharwad on 19th January 2019,

  24. Invited as Resources person for presentation on “Research proposal writing for funding” and “Research paper writing” at the Research Methodology Course (RMC) conducted by the Department of Anthropology, University of Mysore, during 22-31, October 2018.

  25. Delivered invited lecture as Resource Person on the topic “The Political Economy of Rent Seeking and Fiasco of Bangalore Mysore Infrastructure Corridor Project” for the Executive Education Program on Public Policy and Governance for KAS officers organized by the ISEC and Government of Karnataka on 9th January 2019.

  26. Delivered Special lecture on Green GDP in India: An Overview at Orientation Program of Social Science Talent Search Scheme organized by ISEC on 06th January 2019

  27. Delivered two lectures on invitation as resource person on “The Problem of NPA in India” and “Green GDP” at the Inter Disciplinary Refresher Course on Economics, Commerce and Management Studies in a Digital World: Challenges and Opportunities on 12th December 2018 organized by the UGC-Human Resource Development Centre, Karnatak University, Dharwad.

  28. Delivered special lecture for the Officers/Staffs of Secretariat on “Ethics in Public Life” on invitation from the Karnataka Government Secretariat Training Institute, DPAR, GOK, on 28th September 2018.

  29. Delivered special lecture for the Officers/Staffs of Secretariat on “BMICP and Ethics” on invitation from the Karnataka Government Secretariat Training Institute, DPAR, GOK, on 7th September 2018.

  30. Delivered Two Lectures on “Traverse from Mercantilism to Globalization and Green GDP” as resource person for Refresher Course in Economics organized by DOS in Economics and Cooperation, University of Mysore, Mysore on 4-8-2018.

  31. Delivered special lecture on “Political-economy of Urban Infrastructure – A Case of Bengaluru Mysore Infrastructure Corridor Project” at ISEC-NCI International Post-Graduate Course on “Approaching the Environment in India on 12th July 2018.

  32. Delivered special lecture at Faculty Upgradation Programme of Christ University in the Department of Economics on the topic “Unravelling Economic Realism: Travers from Mercantilism to Globalization Neither Equity nor Efficiency on 21st May 2018

  33. Delivered Special Lecture on “Theoretical and Empirical issues involved for Studying environment problems: Water” at Faculty Development Programme at ISEC on 12th March 2018.

  34. Delivered Special Lecture on Invitation on Union Budget 2018: Issues and Challenges of India’s Economic Growth at Ramaiah Institute of Management Studies (RIMS) on 12-2-2018.

  35. Delivered Special Lecture on invitation on “Where All the Water Has Gone: Neither Supply nor Demand Side Management in Bengaluru City, Lessons from New York City, USA, Organized by Bangalore Social Science Forum, National College, Bengaluru on 18th September 2017. http://epaper.prajavani.net/Home/index?Edition=151&Date=MTkvMDkvMjAxNw==&Page=270200

  36. Delivered lecture on “Climate Change and Sustainable Development” at orientation and Scholarship distribution programme of Social Science Talent Search Scheme, ISEC, Bengaluru on 19th August 2017

  37. Delivered invited lecture on “Methodological Issues in Sustainable at Development Certificate Course on Methods and Applications in Social Science Research organized by ISEC, on 5th October 2016

  38. Delivered Two lectures on Economics of Globalization, and Green GDP at UGC sponsored Refresher course in Economics organized by the Department of Economics, Bangalore University, Bangalore on 8th Sept 2016.

  39. Delivered Special Lecture on “Economic Globalization” at ISEC for Faculty Development Program under FLAIR, the Government of Kerala on 7th February 2014

  40. Delivered Special Lecture on “Unraveling of Economic Realism from Mercantilism to Globalization at Acharya Institute of Post-Graduation Studies, Bangalore on 10th December 2013

  41. Delivered Special Lecture on “Impact of FDI on Indian Economy and Society at Jayanagar Study Centre, Bangalore on 10th August 2013

  42. Delivered special lecture on “The Role of Market Based Instruments in Conservation and Management of Environmental Resources” to ISEC- NCI (Nordic Countries) International Post-Graduate course on 12th July 2013 at ISEC

  43. Delivered special lecture on “Environmental Movements in India” at ISEC- NCI (Nordic Countries) International Post-Graduate course on 12th July 2013 at ISEC.

  44. Delivered special lecture on “Economic Growth in India and China: A comparative Analysis” at One-Day National Conference organized by China - India Friendship Society on 28th August 2011 at Bharatiya Vidhya Bhavan, Bangalore.

  45. Delivered Two Lectures in Live Edu-sat Programme at DSERT organized for Economics PU College Lectures of Karnataka State on “India’s Status in the World Economy” and “Financial Sector Reforms in India” on 22nd Sept 2007 on the invitation by the PUC Board, Government of Karnataka, Bangalore.

  46. Delivered four Special Lectures on “Environmental Economics” on invitation by the Department of Economics, Kuvempu University, Post Graduate Center Davangere on 6th and 7th November 2006.

  47. Delivered a special lecture on “WTO and Its Implications on Indian Economy” on invitation by JSS Degree College for Women Jayanagar, Bangalore

  48. Delivered two lectures in Refresher Course in Economics and Business Administration, invited by Academic Staff College, Bangalore University, Bangalore.

  49. Delivered lecture at NARDIC Course “India’s Environment” on “IPRs and Indian Rural Poor” on 6th August 2007 organized by the CEENR, ISEC, Bangalore.

  50. Delivered two lectures at the faculty Up-gradation Programme organized by the PUC Board Government of Karnataka, on WTO and Its implications for Indian Economy on 22nd October 2007.

  51. A Special Lecture on “Climate Change and Sustainable Development” was delivered by invitation by the Principal of Maharani’s Arts College for Women” on 25th February 2008.

  52. Delivered a Special Lecture at A one-day workshop on "Communicating Biodiversity" as a part of National Environmental Awareness Campaign organized by Karnataka Rajya Vijnana Parishat and Dept. of Environmental Science, Bangalore University, Bangalore on “Economic Aspects of Biodiversity Conservation” on 29th August 2008.

  53. Project initiation Seminar on “Valuing Ecotourism in Bandipura and Nagarahole National Parks: Estimating Recreational benefits by using Contingent Valuation and Travel Cost Methods at ISEC on 19th August 2008.

  54. Delivered Special lecture on “India-China: A Comparative Overview on the invitation by the Sri Jagadguru Renukacharya College of Science, Arts, and Commerce Bangalore on 18th September 2008.

  55. Delivered two lectures to NCI-ISEC Post Graduate Course on “Study of the Nature-Society Interface” on “Deforestation in Western Ghats of India” and Unlocking Livelihood Opportunities for Forest Dwellers in Nagarhole National Park” on 8th and 9th December 2008.

  56. Invited as resource person for delivering special lecture on “Economic Strategies for overcoming Recent Global Economic Recession” organized by Kuvempu University Degree College Teachers Association in Tarikere on 28th February 2009.

  57. Invited as Resource Person for delivering special lecture on “Global Economic Meltdown” organized by Government Arts College, Bangalore on 20th March 2009.

  58. Invited lecture delivered on the topic “Globalisation Fiasco and the way towards inclusive growth in India” organised by the Economics Teacher Association, Tumkur University, Tumkur, dated 22nd June 2010.

  59. Delivered Prof. Shivananjaiah memorial lecture at Siddaganga College of arts, Science and Commerce on the topic “India and China: A Comparative Perspective in the Era of Globalisation” Tumkur university, Tumkur, dated 26th June 2010.

  60. Delivered lecture to NORDIC students at ISEC on “An Enquiry into the Nature and Causes for Deforestation in Western Ghats of India” on 22nd July 2010.

  61.  Delivered lecture to NORDIC students at ISEC on “Unreliable Water Supply: A Study of Unaccounted for Water in Bangalore City” on 20th July 2010.

  62. Delivered special lecture on invitation on “Frontiers of Social Science Research” at Department of Economics, Periyar University Salem dated 27th August 2010.

  63.  Invited lecture delivered at one-day Economics workshop for P U college lecturers at Sheshadri Puram Degree College, Bangalore on the topic “Dragon versus Tiger in Globalization Era: A Comparative Perspective” on 6th September 2010.

Key note address delivered:

  1. Delivered Keynote address titled “An Inconvenient Truth about Agriculture and Environment: The Paradox of Sustainable Development” at One Day National Conference on “Agriculture, Environment and Sustainable Development in India: Approaches, Problems and Way forward, jointly organized by the Prof. M D Nanjundaswamy Adhyayana Peeta and Department of Studies and Research in Economics, Tumkur University, Tumkur on 30th March 2019

  2. Delivered keynote address titled “Capitalism, Industrial Growth and Negative Externalities in India: The Way towards Sustainable Development” at the Two-Day National Conference on The Impact of Business and Industry on Environment” organized by the Department of Economics, Bharathiar University, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu on 27-3-2019

  3. Invited as expert to deliver Key note address at one day National Conference on “Redefining Globalization” jointly organized by the Bishop Cotton Women’s Christian College and Students for Development on 4th April, 2018.

  4. Invited as expert for inaugural address on the topic "Human Well Being: GDP and Beyond" at “10th Young Economist Competition” organized by the Department of Economics, Christ University, Bengaluru on 15th March 2018.

  5. Invited as expert for delivering Keynote address at one day workshop on “Rural Youth and Skill Development” at Department of Rural Development, Acharya Nagarjuna University, Guntur, Andhra Pradesh on 23rd February 2018.

  6. Keynote address delivered at “International conference on Water Resources (ICWR)” organized by the Shahrood University of Technology, Shahrood, Iran, on August, 16-18th, 2009, The title of the paper “Where all the water has gone? Neither supply-side nor demand-side urban water management in Bangalore City, India” http://www.icwr2009.ir/keynote.php

  7. Keynote Address delivered at Three Day National seminar on Global Economic Crisis: Perspectives and Policies on the topic “Global Economic Crisis: Issues and Methodologies in Christ University, on 14-16th December, 2009.

  8. Delivered key note address at the Two Day National Seminar on “An Impact of Globalization on India’s Business Environment” organized by Shri Sanagmeshwara Arts and Commerce College, Chadchan, Bijapura on 8th and 9th May 2009.

Participation in Live TV Programmes
  1. Invited as subject expert for “Live Discussion in TV 5 on “FPTC, APMC, Karnataka Land Act and The Essential Commodities Act 2020 on 23rd September, 2020.

  2. Invited as expert for live discussion on “Agricultural Infrastructure Fund: An Analysis” Phone in Programme by Doordharshan Chandana on 11th August 2020 https://youtu.be/Cd_qjS6E-CY 

  3. Invited as subject expert to discuss on "Covid 19 and Economic Revival" on 27th May 2020 in All India Radio, Bengaluru. https://www.facebook.com/Krishnarajisec/videos/3000074150038151

  4. Invited as expert in TV 5 Diksuchi live discussion on Survival versus Revival: Lives and Livelihoods are at risks as the lockdown continues 18th May 2020.

  5.  Invited as expert for panel discussion on “Covid-19 and Rs 20 Lakh Crores Economic Incentives Packages” at All India Radio Bengaluru on 14th May 2020.

  6. Invited as expert to live discussion on “ Swavalabhi Bharatha Abhiyanakke Aarthika Uttejana” Dooradharshan Chandana on 14th May 2020 YouTube link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cIM14cDjyao&feature=share&fbclid=IwAR27s-qfU-ZEuwn0IWMRMqiUrB5yQACqNYk1LGZwiYKuW18nbhMXBOOE0XU

  7. Invited as subject expert for live discussion on Karnataka State Budget by All India Radio Akashvani, Bengaluru on 5th March 2020

  8.  Invited as subject expert for live discussion on Karnataka State Budget 2020-21 by TV 5 dated 5th March 2020.

  9. Invited as subject expert for interview about “Environment and Economy” in Aakashavani, All India Radio, Bengaluru on 2nd September 2019.

  10. Invited as Resources person for the Live Union Budget Discussion in TV 5 on 5th July 2019

  11. Invited as Resources person for the Live Union Budget Discussion in Digvijaya TV on 5th July 2019

  12. Invited as Resource person for the Live discussion of Dying water sources in Western Ghats- Nethravathi River in TV 5 on 11th May 2019

  13. Invited as resource person for the live discussion on Karnataka State Budget by the Samaya TV Live on 1st February 2019.

  14. Invited as resource person for the live discussion on Union Budget by the TV 5 Live on 1st February 2019.

  15. Invited as subject expert by the All India Radio Akashavani, Bengaluru for talk on “Artificial intelligences and its Social and Economic dimensions (Kritaka buddhimatteya Samajika mattu Arthika ayamagalu) broadcasted on 13th August 2018.

  16. Invited as subject expert for discussion on Karnataka State Budget by Digvijay TV Live programme on 5th July 2018.

  17. Invited as expert for Mega Debate on “Financial Situation of State Government and Farm Loan Waiver in Karnataka” by the Digvijay TV on 10th June 2018.

  18. Invited as expert for special discussion on Live Prime news on “Petrol Price Hike in India“ by the Digvijay TV on 22nd May 2018.

  19. Invited for Panel Discussion as expert for Karnataka State Budget 2018 by the Digvijay TV on 16th February 2018 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DC8o5ms4JxU&feature=share

  20.  Invited for Panel Discussion as expert on Union Budget, 2018 by the Digvijay TV on 1st Februrary 2018.

  21. Given expert opinion on India’s tax reforms: GST to the Programme on “Economic Divide” by the “International PressTV on 6th July 2017. http://www.presstv.ir/Detail/2017/07/30/530116/India-tax-reform.

  22. Invited as Resource Person by the “Praja TV” on the topic “Goods and Service Tax (GST) live discussion” on 30th May 2017.

  23. Invited as Resource Person by the “Praja TV” on the topic Economic Assault of Demonetization on Economy” on 18th November, 2016.

  24. Invited as Resource person by the “Door Dharsan Kendra”, Karnataka for Live Telecast of Programme on Swatch Bharath Abhiyana and The impact of Waste (Plastic) on Biodiversity” on 29th June, 2016.

  25. Delivered invited lecture in Live Education Satellite Programme organized by Pre-University Board, Government of Karnataka for PU College Lecturers of Karnataka state on “ Banking Sector Reforms in India: A Special Reference to M. Narashimam Committee Recommendations on 12th August, 2010.

  26. Delivered Two Lectures in Live Edu-sat Programme at DSERT organized PU Board, Government of Karnataka in Economics for PU College Lectures of Karnataka State on “India’s Status in the World Economy” and “Financial Sector Reforms in India” on 22nd Sept 2007 on the invitation by the PUC Board, Government of Karnataka, Bangalore.

  27. Invited as Resource Person for Karnataka Budget 2010-11 Live discussion and Analysis in TV 9 on 5th March, 2010.

Organization of Seminar/Workshop/Conference
  1. Organised Two-day National Seminar on “Environment, Economy and Human Wellbeing” Jointly with ISEC and Christ University, on 1-2 March, 2016.

  2. Organized Training programme on Urban Local Bodies on “Strategies for Effective Implementation of Housing for All” Sponsored by the HUDCO, New Delhi during 28-30 September, 2015.

  3. Coordinated Two Day National Seminar on “11th Five Year Plan of Karnataka: Perspectives jointly organized by ISEC and Karnataka State Planning Board, Government of Karnataka on May 4th and 5th, 2007.

  4. Organized National Seminar jointly with Don Basco Institute of Technology and ISEC on Role of Economics in Societal Change 3rd November, 2009, Bangalore.

Recent Research Projects Completed

 
 
 
  • “Climate change and Efficiency of Urban Water Supply and Demand Management in Bangalore and New York Cities” sponsored by ICSSR, New Delhi for the year 2013-2016

https://www.deccanherald.com/city/bengalurus-rich-use-maximum-705511.html

  • Collaborative Research between ISEC and Dr. David Soll, University of Wisconsin (USA) and ISEC on the topic ‘Climate change and Efficiency of Urban Water Supply and Demand Management in Bangalore and New York Cities: A Comparative Study (2013-2014).

    Report of Study Findings in "Bangalore Mirror" Dated 21st January 2014:

     http://epaper.timesofindia.com/Default/Client.asp?Daily=BGMIR&showST=true&login=
    default&pub=MM&Enter=true&Skin=MIRRORNEW  

     http://in.news.yahoo.com/so-you-thought-you-knew-why-your-city-has-a-water-shortage-and-
    needs-a-new-dam-070833862.html#

     http://www.hindustantimes.com/india-news/bengaluru-wastes-nearly-50-water-supply-from-cauvery/
    story-Eqn0wQsVTHbj2bPsWCsNiJ.html

  • “Valuing Eco-tourism in Bandipura and Nagarhole National Parks: Estimating Recreational Benefits by using Travel Cost and Contingent Valuation Methods” 2013 sponsored by Institute for Social and Economic Change, Bangalore.

  • Evaluation study on various programmes/schemes implemented at various Coir production centers in Karnataka sponsored by Department of Industries and Commerce, Government of Karnataka 

  • State of Water Supply and Sanitation in Bangalore for State of Environment Report, Bangalore 2008 sponsored by Ministry of Environment and Forests, GOI, Department of Forest, Ecology, and Environment, GOK, GTZ,, EMPRI, Bangalore.

  • “Water Resources Management in Karnataka for State of Environment Report, Karnataka 2010” Ministry of Environment and Forests, GOI, Department of Forest, Ecology, and Environment, GOK, and EMPRI, Bangalore

  • “Economic Instruments for Environmental conservation and Management” Ministry of Environment and Forests, GOI, Department of Forest, Ecology, and Environment, GOK, and EMPRI, Bangalore

  • Intellectual Property Rights (IPRs) and Protection of Indigenous Environmental Knowledge (IEK): Theoretical and Policy Perspectives sponsored by Institute for Social and Economic Change, Bangalore

Membership in Professional Bodies
  1. World Economic Association

  2. Vice President, Forum for Interdisciplinary Research Methods (FIRM) http://www.forum4irm.in/index.html

  3. American Water Works Association (AWWA) member

  4. Indian Economic Association (IEA) Life Member

  5. Indian Society for Ecological Economics (INSEE), Life Member

  6. International Society for Ecological Economics (ISEE)

  7. South Asian Network for Environmental Economics and Development (SANDEE)

  8. Internal Union for Forest Research Organization (IUFRO)

  9. The International Association for the Study of the Commons (IASC)

  10. Global Development Network (GDN)

***********************************************

Dr. Krishna Raj,
Professor,
Center for Economic Studies and Policy (CESP)
Institute for Social and Economic Change (ISEC),
Nagarbahavi, Bangalore, Pin: 560 072
State of Karnataka, India
Phone: +91-80-23215468/2321 5519
          +91-80-2321 5592 Ext. 209 (Institute)
          Cell: +91-9448182611
Fax: +91-080-2321 7008
Email: krishnarajmysore@gmail.com  / krishnaraj@isec.ac.in  
Web site : http://www.isec.ac.in/KrishnaRaj.htm

symbols.gif (368 bytes)

wb00771_.gif (436 bytes)

ISEC

  [The Institute] [Current Research] [Ph. D Programme] [Seminars and Training]

  [Academic Departments/Units] [Library & Documentation] [Information Technology]

[Publications] [Faculty] [Vision 2010]  [Home]