Institute for Social and Economic Change

Established in 1972 by Professor V K R V Rao, ISEC is an All-India Institute for Interdisciplinary Research and Training in the Social Sciences

Karthick V – isec

Karthick V

Faculty

Karthick V

Assistant ProfessorCentre for Economic Studies and Policy (CESP)

Area of Specialisation

  • Agricultural Economics
  • Development Economics
  • Social Economics
  • Applied Econometrics
  • Impact Evaluation
 

Academic Qualification

  • Ph.D. in Economics from University of Mysuru, through the Institute for Social and Economic Change, 2022, [Thesis Title: Caste Discrimination in Agricultural Credit Market in India].

  • M.Sc. in Agricultural Economics from Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, 2012.

 

Karthick V

Research Papers

  1. Karthick V. (2023). Covid-19, Inequality, and Marginalised Sections in India. In Arun JV, Premkumar A. (eds). Sustainable Transitions in India: Progress and Directions, Kalpaz Publications, New Delhi, ISBN: 978-93-5722-279-2 (HB). Pp: 183-194.https://www.gyanbooks.com/index.php?p=sr&format=fullpage&Field=bookcode&String=1111026495206&Book=
    Sustainable%20Transitions%20in%20India%20Progress%20and%20Directions

  2. Madheswaran S., and Karthick V. (2022). “Caste Discrimination in Agricultural Credit Markets” published a chapter in India Discrimination Report 2022, edited by Prof. Amitabh Kundu, published by Oxfam India. pp.48-53.https://www.oxfamindia.org/knowledgehub/workingpaper/india-discrimination-report-2022

  3. Madheswaran S., and Karthick V. (2021). “Access to Institutional Credit by Caste among Agricultural Households in India: A Decomposition Analysis,” Aarthika Charche: FPI Journal of Economics and Governance, 6(1), 77-92.https://fpibengaluru.karnataka.gov.in/storage/pdffiles/Aarthika%20charche/AarthikaCharche-Vol6-No1-2021.pdf  (UGC CARE)

  4. Prem Shankar Mishra, Karthick V., and Prashant Kumar Choudhary. (2021). “Impact of Socio-Economic Inequity in Access to Maternal Health Benefits in India: Evidence from Janani Suraksha Yojana using NFHS data,” PLoS ONE, 16(3), 1-17.
    https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0247935   (Impact Factor: 3.752 & Scopus Indexed)

  5. Raman MS., Balasubramanian M., Karthick V., Asha Devi SS., and Priyanka. (2020). “Impact Assessment of Krishi Bhagya Scheme in Karnataka: The Policy Imperatives,” Indian Journal of Extension Education, 56(3), 137-143. https://doi.org/10.5958/2454-552X.2020.00023.7  (NAAS rating: 5.95 & UGC CARE)

  6. Karthick V., and Madheswaran S. (2020). “Determinants of Agricultural Credit in Rural India by Social Group,” ISEC Working Paper Series 490, Institute for Social and Economic Change, Bangalore, 1-22. http://www.isec.ac.in/wp490.htm  (ISBN 978-81-946531-6-5)

  7. Karthick V., and Madheswaran S. (2020). “Whether Caste Impedes Access to Formal Agricultural Credit in India? Evidence from NSSO Unit Level Data,” ISEC Working Paper Series 478, Institute for Social and Economic Change, Bangalore, 1-21. http://www.isec.ac.in/wp478.htm  (ISBN 978-81-945114-4-1)

  8. Karthick V. “Does Religion Matter to Access Credit in Karnataka? Evidence from NSSO Data,” Occasional Paper Series No.3, Edited by Prof.Abdul Aziz, Centre for Social Exclusion and Inclusive Policy, National Law School of India University (NLSIU), 2019.

  9. Karthick V., and Madheswaran S. (2018). “Access to Formal Credit in the Indian Agriculture: Does Caste Matter?” Journal of Social Inclusion Studies, 4(2), 1–27, SAGE Publications. https://doi.org/10.1177%2F2394481118814064

  10. Thilagavathi M., and Karthick V. (2018). “Production and Marketing Efficiency of Small Onion in Tamil Nadu: An Economic Analysis,” Agricultural Research Journal, 55(3), 560- 564. http://dx.doi.org/10.5958/2395-146X.2018.00099.6  (Scopus & NAAS Rating – 5.44)

  11. Karthick V., Thilagavathi M., Surendran A., Paramasivam R., and Balaji S.J. (2015). “Estimation of Resource Use Efficiency and Technical Efficiency of Small Onion Farmers in Tamil Nadu: A Cobb-Douglas and Stochastic Frontier Approach,” Economic Affairs, 60(3), 401-407. http://dx.doi.org/10.5958/0976-4666.2015.00057.1  (Scopus & NAAS Rating: 5.08)

  1. Presented paper on Caste Discrimination in Access to Agricultural Credit in Rural India: An Econometric Analysis during Credit Markets and Policies in South Asia: Issues and Challenges, a workshop jointly organized by the HSS Department, IIT Tirupati, the Institute for New Economic Thinking (INET), and INET’s Young Scholar’s Initiative South Asia Working Group from December 7-9, 2022.

  2. Presented paper on Whether Caste Impedes Access to Formal Agricultural Credit in India? Evidence from NSSO Unit Level Data during the 13th Doctoral Thesis Conference organized by IBS Hyderabad from October 8-9, 2020.

  3. Co-presented paper on Caste Discrimination in Access to Maternal Health Benefit Scheme (JSY) in India: Evidence from NFHS Data at the 20th Annual Conference of the Indian Association of Social Science Institutions (IASSI) organized by the Institute for Social and Economic Change (ISEC), Bengaluru from February 27-29, 2020.

  4. Presented paper on Access to Formal Credit in the Indian Agriculture: Does Caste Matters? at the 5th International Conference on South Asian Economic Development organized by South Asian University, New Delhi, from February 21-22, 2019.

  5. Presented paper on Access to Formal Credit in the Indian Agriculture: Does Caste Matters? at the 55th Annual Conference of The Indian Econometric Society (TIES) held at the National Institute of Securities Markets, Mumbai, from January 8-10, 2019.

  6. Presented paper on Access to Formal Credit in the Indian Agriculture: Does Caste Matter? at the 39th Annual Conference of the Association of Economists of Tamil Nadu (AET) held at Madras Christian College, Chennai, from December 21-22, 2018.

  7. Presented paper on Caste Discrimination in Agricultural Credit Market among Rural Indian Households at the 54th Annual Conference of The Indian Econometric Society (TIES) held at Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University, Jammu, from March 7-9, 2018.

  1. Delivered a session on “Castes in India and Its Impact on Society” to the students of Department of Geography of Southfield College, Darjeeling, on 3 June 2023.

  2. Delivered a session on “Public Policy issues with respect to Access to Agricultural Credit in India” to the students and Research scholars of VIT-AP University, Andhra Pradesh, on 29 April 2023.

  3. Delivered a special lecture on “Inequality due to Covid-19 among social minorities” in the Two-Day National level online seminar on “COVID-19 Crisis and Sustainable Development Goals in India: Pathways for Adaptation and Resilience” organized on 19th and 20th October 2022, sponsored by ICSSR-SRC, Hyderabad at Government Arts College for Men (Autonomous), Nandanam, Chennai – 600 035, Tamil Nadu.

  4. Participated in a Facebook Live Talk about India Discrimination Report 2022 titled What India Discrimination Report 2022 Tells Us? as a Panellist to discuss “Caste Discrimination in Agricultural Credit Markets” organized by Oxfam India on 6 October 2022.

  5. Delivered a lecture on “Basics of Regression Analysis” to the Master’s degree students on 23 December 2021 at Kumaraguru College of Liberal Arts and Science, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu.

  6. Delivered a special lecture as a Resource Person on “Discrimination in Access to Credit” in the Three-Day National level online Research Methodology Workshop on “Measurement of Discrimination: Market and Non-market Institutions” organized by the Indian Institute of Dalit Studies, New Delhi, in collaboration with Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung, South Asia from September 1–3, 2021.

  • The Indian Econometric Society (TIES) (Membership No: L /2917/21-22)

  • Qualified UGC – NET and ICAR – NET.

  • Awardee of ICSSR – Institutional Doctoral Fellowship.

Dr. Karthick V
Assistant Professor
Center for Economic Studies and Policy (CESP)
Institute for Social and Economic Change
Nagarabhavi P.O. Bangalore 560072, India.
Tel: Office: 23215468, Ext: 230
Email: karthickv(at)isec(dot)ac(dot)in / karthickv(dot)tnau(at)gmail(dot)com

Copyright © 2023 ISEC. Design & Developed By Maxtra Technologies

Total Visitors: 54262