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Krishna Raj

Faculty

Krishna Raj

click here for brief Profile   click here for full C.V. Professor, Centre for Economic Studies and Policy (CESP)
Area of Specialisation
  • Economics: Environmental Economics
  • Ecological and Resource Economics
  • Urban Economics: Climate change, Water supply and Demand Management Bangalore and New York Cities, Financing Climate Change
  • Sustainable Development: Economics of air pollution, Traffic congestion, Low Carbon Economy, Green GDP, Biodiversity Conservation in Western Ghats
  • Valuation of Ecosystem Services in the Western Ghats and The Himalayas
  • Estimation of Environmental Compensation and Environment Impact Assessment
  • 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.
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 Professor, Impact and Policy Research Institute (IMPRI), New Delhi https://www.impriindia.com/krishna-raj/
  • 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/
  • Undertaken collaborative research with University of Guelph, Canada on Water Conflicts in Cauvery River Basin.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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 September 2011- August 2012.
  • 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
Administrative Experience Vice-Chairperson (Dean) Academic Programme Committee, Institute for Social and Economic Change, Bengaluru since 1st July, 2022- 30th May, 2024. Liaison Officer, ISEC, Bangalore since 9th September 2021 Head of the Centre, CESP, Institute for Social and Economic Change, Bengaluru during 7th July 2015 – 6th July 2017. ISEC PhD Programme Coordinator since 1st October 2008 – 30th September 2010 (Two Years).
Member of the Expert Committee of Government of Karnataka and India:
  • Expert Committee member of Research and Development Committee of KSPCB, Government of Karnataka to promote research, technology and development.
  • Special Invitee for “Karnataka State Ecological Monitoring Committee” Department of Forests, Government of Karnataka to prepare a comprehensive Baseline data of biodiversity of Western Ghat.
  • Member of the Expert Committee to Conduct Scientific Auditing of Karnataka Residential Educational Institutions, Karnataka State Council for Science and Technology (KSCST), Government of Karnataka.
  • Member of the Expert Committee constituted by the National Green Tribunal (NGT), Government of India.
  • Member of the Expert Committee for Estimating Environmental Compensation, Karnataka State Pollution Control Board (KSPCB) and Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB), Government of Karnataka and Government of India.
  • 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
  • Expert Member, Karnataka State Wetland Conservation and Management Authority, Government of Karnataka (No FEE 213 2017 Dated 13-3-2018).
  • Member of the High-Level Expert Committee of Government of Karnataka to examine the problems of Karnataka State Open University (KSOU).
  • Member of a High-Level Committee of Government of Karnataka under the chairmanship of Ratna Prabha, IAS (retd) to Prepare a Report on Identifying the Compelling reasons on “Backwardness, Inadequacy of Representation and Impact of Reservation on the Overall Administrative Efficiency in the State of Karnataka regarding the Reservation in Promotion to SCs/STs Employees 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).
  • Meeting with BWSSB Chairman, M S Ravishankar and Officials to improve the efficiency of urban Water Supply in Bangalore based on my research work on Unaccounted for Water on 22nd January 2014 at Cauvery Bhavan Bangalore.
  • Vice President International Forum for Interdisciplinary Research Methods
  1. “Effectiveness of Public Transport Subsidies and Travel Characteristics of Pass Holders – A Case Study of BMTC and Metro” Sponsored by the Directorate of Urban Land Transport, Urban Development Department, Govt. of Karnataka
  2. “Environmental Problems and Congestion: Evolving Sustainable Solutions for Bengaluru Development” sponsored by the Karnataka Evaluation Authority, Government of Karnataka. https://epaper.deccanherald.com/Home/ShareArticle?OrgId=68bc3591a0&imageview=0&fbclid=
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  3. The Application of Economic Instruments in Environmental Conservation in India: A Study on Divergence and Convergence of Economic and Environmental Policies, Sponsored by the ICSSR, MHRD, New Delhi. 4. A Study on Socio-Economic Impact of Command Areas
  4. A Study on Socio-Economic Impact of Command Areas of Upper Bhadra Project, Sponsored by the VJNL, Department of Water Resources Department, Government of Karnataka.
  5. Access to Food by the Construction Workers in Indira Canteen: A Study in Karnataka sponsored by the Department of Labour, Government of Karnataka.
  6. Social Auditing of Major Irrigation Schemes of Cauvery Neeravari Nigama Limited (CNNL) under SCSP and TSP Sponsored by Department of Social Welfare, Government of Karnataka.
  7. Social Auditing of Major Irrigation Schemes of Krishna Bhagya Jala Nigama (KBJNL) under SCSP and TSP Sponsored by Department of Social Welfare, Government of Karnataka.
  8. Social Auditing of Major Irrigation Schemes of Karnataka Neeravari Nigama Limited (KNNL) under SCSP and TSP Sponsored by Department of Social Welfare, Government of Karnataka.
  9. “Performance Audit of the Tank filling Schemes under Cauvery Neeravari Nigam Limited (CNNL)” Sponsored by Department of Water Resources, Government of Karnataka.
  10. “An Evaluation of SCP/TSP Programmes in support of Welfare of SCs/STs Entrepreneurs in Karnataka” sponsored by the Directorate of Industry and Commerce, Government of Karnataka.
  11. “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)
  12. “Developing Scientific Framework for Collection of Tourism Statistics in Karnataka” Project sanctioned by the Department of Tourism, Government of Karnataka.
  13. “Developing Evidence based Sustainable Tourism Indicators: A Study on Sustainable Tourism in Kodagu District” Project sanctioned by the Department of Tourism, Government of Karnataka
Books
  1. Krishna Raj with Vijayalakshmi S (2023) “Economic and Environmental Cost of Traffic Congestion in India: A Study of Bengaluru, Routledge publication, New Delhi.
  2. Krishna Raj (Edited) (2021) “Public Policy in India”: Book in Honour of Professor B S Sreekantaradhya, Published by Rawat Publication, New Delhi ISBN 978-81-316-1195-1 https://www.rawatbooks.com/economics/public-policy-in-india https://www.amazon.in/dp/8131611957/ref=cm_sw_r_wa_api_glt_fabc_1C1PR47Q0FZZHMFAE05P
  3. Krishna Raj (2020) “Climate Change and Efficiency of Water Supply and Demand Management in Bengaluru and New York Cities (forthcoming), ISEC, Monograph Series.
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. Krishna Raj (2011) Biodiversity, Indigenous Environmental Knowledge and IPRs: Theoretical and Policy Perspective, Lambert Academic Publishing, Germany (2011) ISBN:978-3-8443-0978-2
  7. 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
Central and State Government Reports
1. “Financing Climate change” for the State Action Plan on Climate Change Report (SAPCC), Sponsored by the MOEFCC and GOK 2. Expert Committee Report on Estimation of Environmental Compensation for Udupi Power Corporation Limited submitted to Hon’ble National Green Tribunal, Government of India. Press coverage DH: https://www.deccanherald.com/state/udupi-power-plant-sickened-villagers-ngt-panel-959369.html Press coverage Vartha Bharathi: http://varthabharati.erelego.com/viewpage.php?edn=Bengaluru&date=2021-03-10&edid=VARTABARTI_BEN&pn=1#Page/1 3. Social Justice and Empowerment (2018) for the Nava Karnataka Vision 2025 Document, Government of Karnataka. 4. Submission of the Report of the Expert Committee on Examining Issues of Karnataka State Open University (KSOU), on 29th November 2017 5. “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 6. “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). 7. “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 8. “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 9. 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) 10. “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 (2021) “Development Paradox and Economic Development of SCs and Sts since India’s Independence with Special Reference to Karnataka” in My Society Journal of the University of Mysore Vol XIV Issue No 1 September-February 2020-21 ISSN 2394-5982. 2. Krishna Raj (2021) “China’s Low-Carbon Economy and Lessons 125 for India’s ‘Smart Cities” in Edited Book on “Public Policy in India” Rawat Publication, New Delhi ISBN 978-81-316-1195-1. 3. Krishna Raj and Vijayalakshmi S (2021) Economic Estimation of Health and Productivity Impacts of Traffic Congestion: A Case of Bengaluru City in Edited Book on “Public Policy in India” Rawat Publication, New Delhi ISBN 978-81-316-1195-1 4. Krishna Raj and Dhananjaya K (2021) Corporate Investment in India: Recent Trends and Patterns in Edited Book on “Public Policy in India” Rawat Publication, New Delhi ISBN 978-81-316-1195-1 5. 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. 6. 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 7. 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. 8. 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. 9. 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. 10. Krishna Raj (2016) “Economics of Water: Understanding India’s Water Balance in a Globalized Economy” Productivity Journal Vol. 57 No 4, January-March 2017. 11. Krishna Raj and Dhananjaya (2017) “Genuine Saving and Sustainable Development” Review of Development & Change, Vol. XXI No.2, July-December 2016. 12. 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. 13. 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 14. 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. 15. 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. 16. 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 17. 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 18. 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 19. 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. 20. 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. 21. Krishna Raj (2009) “Green Business for Greening Karnataka” in FKCC Journal 30th Volume, Issue 12, December, 2009. 22. 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 23. 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 24. 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. 25. 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. 26. Krishna Raj 2007) Ground water Users, wakeup: Danger Ahead: Message from Experts published in e-social science journal Mumbai Dated 4th October 2007. 27. 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 28. Krishna Raj (2005) The Role of Forests in Achieving Environmentally Sustainable Development (2005) in edited Book by H.K. Jyothi and M. Madhumathi 29. 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.
  1. Krishna Raj and Vijayalakshmi S (2023) “Estimation of Productivity Loss Due to Traffic Congestion: Evidence from Bengaluru City” Working Paper No 554 Institute for Social and Economic Change, Bengaluru, India
  2. 2. Krishna Raj and Vijayalakshmi S (2022) “Assessing Commuter’s Willingness to Pay to Reduce Traffic Congestion Induced Air Pollution in Bengaluru, India” Working paper No 551, Institute for Social and Economic Change, Bengaluru, India
  3. Krishna Raj with Priyanka Sahariya (2021) “Indian Aviation Industry: Analysing the Trend and Impact of FID Flow”, Working Paper No. 517, Institute for Social and Economic Change, Bengaluru.
  4. Krishna Raj with Kavay Shree (2021) “Benchmarking of Bangalore Water Supply and Sewerage Board (BWSSB), Working Paper No. 505, Institute for Social and Economic Change, Bengaluru
  5. Krishna Raj with Kavay Shree (2021) “Factors Influencing Urban Residential Water Consumption in Bengaluru” Working Paper No 502, Institute for Social and Economic Change, Bengaluru
  6. Krishna Raj (2020) “Development Paradox and Economic Development of SCs and STs since India’s Independence with special reference to Karnataka” Working Paper No.500 Institute for Social and Economic Change, Bengaluru
  7. Krishna Raj with Priyanka Sahariya (2020) “The impact of civil aviation growth on CO2 emission in India: Evidence from a time series analysis” Working paper No 499, Institute for Social and Economic Change, Bengaluru, India
  8. 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.
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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

Policy Brief

  • Krishna Raj et al (2021) Responding to Climate Change: What Should Karnataka and India do? Policy Brief No 47, Published by ISEC, Bengaluru.
  1. Krishna Raj “Need of the Hour for Green GDP”, Newsletter published by the Society for Empowerment, Bihar
  2. Krishna Raj with Kaibalyapati Mishra “The Growing Duopoly in Indian Aviation” published by the IMPRI, New Delhi https://www.impriindia.com/insights/growing-duopoly-indianaviation/?fbclid=IwAR1UTLWx7Fkm_dYQHfArPRO1iZvN30VwVLcOD4-q5cLT9REWArhsH13r40I
  3. Krishna Raj with Kaibalyapati Mishra “Benchmark prices to counter emerging duopoly in Indian aviation” Panorama Deccan Herald 4th August, 2023 https://www.deccanherald.com/opinion/benchmark-prices-to-counteremerging-duopolyin-indian-aviation-1243594.html
  4. Krishna Raj “Natural Disasters: A Consequence of Failed Policies” The Tribune JULY 21, 2023 https://www.impriindia.com/insights/natural-disasters-policy-failarticle/?fbclid=IwAR1aOt7FVYuUwaZIUyAuC5zgrafC7tyvuAIuObwtAyN61mlSzy71Z4oHzns
  5. Krishna Raj and Nivya Chandran “A lifeline for artisans: PM-VIKAS scheme is a step in the right direction” The Hindu Business Line March 21, 2023 https://www.thehindubusinessline.com/opinion/a-lifeline-for-artisans/article66646858.ece
  6. Krishna Raj “Environment policy goals: Budget that intertwines economic growth with sustainable development needed” The Tribune, 31st January 2023 https://www.tribuneindia.com/news/comment/environment-policygoals-475106
  7. Krishna Raj with Kaibalyapati Mishra “India & Unemployment: Can Govt Acknowledge All Kinds Of Jobs & Address Data Gap? In the Quint dated 24th December, 2022. https://www.thequint.com/voices/opinion/indiaunemployment-can-govt-acknowledgeall-kinds-of-jobs-address-data-gap
  8. Krishna Raj with Kaibalyapati Mishra “India & Unemployment: Can Govt Acknowledge All Kinds Of Jobs & Address Data Gap?” published by The Quint https://www.thequint.com/…/india-unemployment-can-govt…
  9. Krishna Raj with Nivya Chandran “How a call from Russia reminded Kerala’s Aranmula mirror makers of pre-pandemic prosperous times” in Down To Earth, Centre for Science Environment, New Delhi on 20th August 2022. https://www.downtoearth.org.in/blog/economy/how-a-call-from-russia-reminded-keralas-aranmulamirrormakers-of-pre-pandemic-prosperous-times-84423
  10. Krishna Raj with Kaibalyapati Mishra “National Institutional Ranking Framework 2022: The grey side of it” in Down To Earth, Centre for Science Environment, New Delhi on 17 August 2022. https://www.downtoearth.org.in/news/governance/national-institutionalranking-framework-2022-the-greyside-of-it-84357?fbclid=IwAR3Og0qGfWaXbrpVe58AmDMbWT6BoQK-9MZOcyP9ByZ5XlawgSZuJUHT770
  11. Krishna Raj “Macroeconomic Care A Must to Shore Up Rupee” in The Tribune 20th July, 2022 https://www.tribuneindia.com/news/comment/macroeconomic-care-a-must-toshore- up-rupee-413566
  12. Krishna Raj “Rupayi Moulya Kasida Sarkara, RBI, vypalaya Prajavani Debate Edition, 16th July, 2022.
  13. Krishna Raj with Kaibalyapati Mishra “Rising Inflation in India: Stabilisation of Real Economy must be focussed up on” by IMPRI, New Delhi. https://www.impriindia.com/insights/inflation-stabilization-indiaeconomy/?fbclid=IwAR3KYInUikiCqfFvuUZqnsjogq6gFdLwL0NANlnaVKLeDQYkAdHI0w5qkE
  14. Krishna Raj “The Poor are bearing the brunt of Inflation” in The Tribune 18th May, 2022. https://www.tribuneindia.com/news/comment/the-poor-are-bearing-the-brunt-ofinflation-395694
  15. Krishna Raj with Kaibalyapati Mishra “Inflation and the implications of taking supply-side path for growth” in Deccan Herald on 2nd April, 2022. https://www.deccanherald.com/opinion/panorama/inflation-and-theimplications-oftaking-supply-side-path-for-growth-1097371.html
  16. Krishna Raj “Balance Economic and Environmental Policies” in The Tribune, 2nd April, 2022. https://www.tribuneindia.com/news/comment/balance-economic-environmentpolicies-382739
  17. Krishna Raj with Kaibalyapati Mishra “Questions over $5 Trillion dream” in Perspectives Deccan Herald 22nd February, 2022. https://www.deccanherald.com/opinion/in-perspective/questions-over-5-trillion-dream-1083829.html
  18. Krishna Raj “Budget Fails to give Environment a Fair Deal” in The Tribune, 5-2-2022.
    https://www.tribuneindia.com/news/comment/budget-fails-to-give-environment-a-fair-deal-367076
  19. Krishna Raj with Kaibalyapati Mishra on “Tax the Ultra-Rich: A Strange Economic Outcome in The Citizen web portal Dated 1st February, 2022. https://www.thecitizen.in/index.php/en/NewsDetail/index/9/21429/Tax-the-Ultra-Rich
  20. Krishna Raj “Changes in Biodiversity Law May Weaken Regulation in The Tribune dated 27th December, 2021 https://www.tribuneindia.com/news/comment/changes-in-biodiversity-law-may-weaken-regulation-354889
  21. Krishna Raj With Suresh Heblikar “ Hubballi-Ankolar Line: The Railroad Disaster, in Comment Section of the Deccan Herald Dated 27th December, 2021 https://www.deccanherald.com/opinion/comment/hubballi-ankola-line-the-railroad-to-disaster-1065008.html
  22. Krishna Raj “Restructure the Economy to bring down Pollution” in OPED in The Tribune on 22nd November 2021 https://www.tribuneindia.com/news/comment/restructure-economy-to-bring-down-pollution-341198
  23. Krishna Raj “Shadow of Poverty on India’s Climate Goal” in OPED in The Tribune on 4th November, 2021 https://epaper.tribuneindia.com/c/64142129
  24. Krishna Raj “Economic Development at Whose Cost? Who pays for Climate change’s impact on public health and Covid 19? IISD’s invited Distinguished Guest Blog https://www.iisdindia.in/blogs_Krishna-Raj.php
  25. Krishna Raj “The Paradox of Global Financing of Climate Change” in Deccan Herald on 5th July, 2021. https://www.deccanherald.com/opinion/panorama/the-paradox-of-global-financing-of-climate-change-1004926.html
  26. Krishna Raj “ Janara Jeeva, Jeevana Samrakshaneyalli Sarkara Vipala” in Kannada News Paper “Andolana” Mysore dated 11th June 2021.
  27. Krishna Raj “Gender Policy Needs a Major Shake-up to Bridge India’s Growing Gap” in Panorama, Deccan Herald, 30th April, 2021. https://www.deccanherald.com/opinion/panorama/gender-policy-needs-a-major-shake-up-to-bridge-indias-growing-gap-980647.html
  28. Krishna Raj “Bhoomi Uluvige Beku Samuhika Sankalpa” an invited article in Vijayavani News Paper in Kannada on the occasion of the Earth Day 22nd April 2021.
  29. Krishna Raj and Rohini Balasubramanian “The Role of Subsidies in Promoting Electric Vehicles” in Panorama, Deccan Herald dated 8th April 2021.
  30. Krishna Raj “Arthika Punaschethana Kaitappida Avakasha” in Prajavani views on State Budget 9th March 2021.
  31. 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.html
  32. 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
  33. 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
  34. 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
  35. 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
  36. 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
  37. 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
  38. 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
  39. 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
  40. 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
  41. Krishna Raj (2017) “Dying Wisdom of Artisans” in Deccan Herald Dated 15th March 2017 http://www.deccanherald.com/content/601406/dying-wisdom-artisans.html
  42. 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
  43. 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
  44. “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
  45. 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/
  46. 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
  47. 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
  48. Bengaluru Ranks Second in Water Wastage, Losses Halt Its Supply, Wire
    https://thewire.in/66655/bengaluru-ranks-second-in-water-wastage/
  49. 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. Delivered an inaugural address at the online International Workshop on “Interdisciplinary Applications and Innovations in Research Methodology” jointly organised by the Adamas University, Kolkata and Forum for Interdisciplinary Research Methods, on 9th June 2021.
  2. Paper presented at the international webinar on “Ecology, Environment and Gandhiji” on the topic “Climate change and Gandhiji’s Epitome of Economy of Permanence” on 29th May 2021.
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l1L9fd7Qq3I
  3. Paper presented at the international webinar on “The Role of Banks in Atmanirbhar Bharat” organized by the Society for Empowerment on 27th February 2021
    https://www.facebook.com/sfe.sfe.9404/videos/256778766126478/
  4. 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
  5. 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.
  6. 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.
  7. 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.
  8. 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.
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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. Invited expert talk on “India’s G20 Presidency: Collective Climate Policy Initiative to usher Sustainable Development“ at the Two-Day National Seminar on “India’s G20 Presidency: Scope for Strengthening peace and Sustainable Development” organised by Post Graduate Department of Nirmala College, Muvattapuhza on 4th October 2023.
  2. Presented a paper with Karnika A “Climate Change Vulnerability Index for Karnataka: Adaptive Capacity, Exposure and Sensitivity of Socio-economic Group” at the three-day National Conference on Intergroup Inequality in Indian Society: Magnitude, Nature, Sources, Policies and The Movement: A Special Session on Karnataka during 23-25th August, 2023, jointly organised by ISEC, IIDS and AAJS.
  3. Presented a paper “Inequality and Developmental Disparity Among SC and ST Entrepreneurs in Karnataka at the three-day National Conference on Intergroup Inequality in Indian Society: Magnitude, Nature, Sources, Policies and The Movement: A Special Session on Karnataka during 23-25th August 2023, jointly organised by ISEC, IIDS and AAJS. 19
  4. Presented paper as Resource Person on the topic “India’s 75 Years of Economic Development at Crossroads: Neither Inclusive and nor sustainable” at the Two-day National conference on Economy@75: India’s Economic Journey Since Independence organised by the Post Graduate and Research Department of Economics, Sacred Heart College, Tirupattur, Tamil Nadu on 13th December, 2022.
  5. Presented paper “on “Financing of Climate Mitigation and Adaptation in India: Mismatch Between Targets and Accomplishment” at the Three-day National Conference on Indian Economy 28-30 November 2022 organised by the Centre for Development Studies (CDS), Trivandrum, Kerala.
  6. Presented a paper on “Sustainable Development Goals and Environment at the plenary session of the Two-Day National Seminar on “India’s Challenges in Achieving SDGs: A Mid-term Assessment” organised by the Department of Economics, School of Management, Pondicherry University, Pondicherry on 30th September, 2022.
  7. Presented research paper on “Krishnaraja Wadiyar IV of Mysore Princely State: An Architect of Social and Economic Development of Downtrodden” at the Webinar organised by Association for Social and Economic Equality, Nagpur, Maharashtra on 10th July 2022.
  8. Presented paper on “Climate Change and Green Initiatives in India” at the Webinar on “New India Green Initiatives” organised by the Society for Empowerment as part of the World Environment Day on 5th June 2022.
  9. Presented paper on “Water Economics” at the one-day Brainstorming Workshop on Emerging ACIWRM Programmes: Current and Future” organized by ACIWRM, Bengaluru on 26th May, 2022.
  10. Presented paper on “Green Budgeting: A collective obligation for environmental legacy and its implication for the State Government” at the one-day national virtual webinar and Workshop on “Green Budget Possibilities and Practices” organised by the EMPRI, Government of Karnataka on 25-2-2022.
  11. Presented a paper “Economics of Biodiversity and Proposed Amendment to Biological Diversity Act: A Critique at Two Day online National Seminar on “Global Biodiversity and Sustainable Development” organised by the Department of Economics, Periyar University, Salem on 23-24th February, 2022.
  12. Presented paper at web policy planet talk on “Environmental Governance in India: The State of the Environment” organised by IMPRI, New Delhi, on 14th December, 2021
    https://www.facebook.com/impriindia/videos/710054189969004
  13. Presented a paper “Introduction to Social Science Research: Concept Mapping and Formulation of Research Problem” at the ICSSR Sponsored Three Day Workshop on Advanced Research Methodology and Statistical Analysis for Social Sciences Organized by GTN College, Dindigul, Tamilnadu dated 24th November, 2021
  14. Presented a paper on “Mahatma Gandhi and Sustainable Development: Is Gandhi’s Antyodaya a Mirage for the most marginalised Tribal Community of India? at the Webinar on “Mahatma Gandhi and Sustainable Development in Tribal India” organised by Society for Empowerment in Association with India International Centre, New Delhi on 30th October, 2021. https://www.facebook.com/sfe.sfe.9404/videos/634960871003371/
  15. Presented Paper on “Economic Cost of Climate Change and Emergence of Covid-19” at the National Webinar on “Impact of Covid-19 on Indian Economy: Issues and Challenges” jointly organised by the Sikkim Central University and Indian Economic Association” on 23rd October, 2021.
  16. Presented paper on “Economics of Climate Change and UN IPCC AR-6” organised by Kristu Jayanti College, Bengaluru in Collaboration with The Bhopal School of Social Sciences on 15th September 2021.
  17. Presented paper on “Climate Change and Covid 19: The Zoonotic Linkage” organised by Indian Institute of Sciences (IISc), Centre for Ecological Sciences, Bengaluru under the ENVIS national webinar series of “EK Bharath Shrestha Bharat” a Government of India initiative of Prime Minister Sri Narendra Modi on 3rd September, 2021 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dqnO1zN18oo
  18. Presented paper on ” The Economic Costs of Climate Change and Covid-19: Who Bears the Health Cost” at National Webinar on “Economics of Public Health and Climate Change: Challenges and Strategies”, organised by Jyothi Nivas College, Bengaluru on 25th August, 2021
  19. Presented a paper on “Climate Change and Its Impact on Agriculture and Water Resources: Present challenges and opportunities” at the one-day workshop on “District Level Climate Change Awareness Workshop” organised by the National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development on 22nd March 2021 at SIT, Tumkur.
  20. 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
  21. 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.
  22. 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.
  23. 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.
  24. 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.
  25. China’s Low Carbon Economy and Lessons for India’s Smart Cities” on 28th October 2019 at ISEC, Bengaluru
  26. 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.
  27. 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.
  28. 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.
  29. 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.
  30. 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.
  31. 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
  32. 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.
  33. 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.
  34. 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
  35. 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.
  36. 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.
  37. 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
  38. 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.
  39. 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.
  40. 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.
  41. 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
  42. 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.
  43. 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.
  44. 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.
  45. 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.
  46. 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.
  47. 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.
  48. 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.
  49. 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.
  50. 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.
  51. 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.
  52. 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.
  53. 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
  54. 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.
  55. 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.
  56. 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.
  57. 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.
  58. 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.
  59. 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

  • 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.
  • China’s Low Carbon Economy and Lessons for India’s Smart Cities” on 28th October 2019.
  • ‘Climate Change, Efficiency of Urban Water Supply and Demand Management in Bangalore and New York Cities: A Comparative Study’ on Tuesday August 13, 2013.
  1. Delivered keynote address at two-day international conference on Digitisation and Sustainable Development organised by the commerce and Business Administration Department of Kodagu university at Field Marshal Cariappa college, Madikeri on 16th June 2023.
  2. Delivered keynote address on the topic “Impact of Climate Change on Agriculture” at the two-day National Seminar on “Climate Change, Rural Migration and Agriculture Productivity” organised by the Department of Economics, Kamaraj College, Thootukudi during 27th and 28th, April 2023.
  3. Delivered keynote address on “Agricultural Transformation and Rural Development in India: Issues, Challenges and Way Forward” at Two-Day National Seminar jointly organised by the Centre for Study of Social Exclusion and Inclusive Policy and Department of Studies in Anthropology, University of Mysore Mysuru on 9th and 19th March, 2023.
  4. Delivered keynote address on “Climate Economy” at the Young Economist Summit 2023 organised by the Department of Economics and Public Policy, MOP Vaishnavi College for Women, Chennai Tamil Nadu on 15th February 2023.
  5. Delivered keynote address “Climate Change and Economic Growth: Challenges and Path Ahead at the Two-Day National Seminar organised by the Department of Economics, Rama Devi Women’s University, Bhubaneswar, Odisha on 6th February 2023.
  6. Delivered inaugural keynote address at the “10 Days ICSSR Sponsored Research Methodology Course” organised by the Department of Economics, Karnataka State Akkamahadevi Women University, Vijayapura on 16th January 2023.
  7. Presented paper on” SDG-6 Clean Water and Health” at the International Seminar on “water for Community Health organised by Centre for Rural Development and Innovative Sustainable Technology (CRDIST), Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kharagpur.
  8. Delivered valedictory address on the topic “Total Economic Value of Water and One Water” at the training programme on “Effective Water Management” jointly Organised by ICAP-Trust, IDECK and Ahmadabad Municipal Corporation, Gujarat.
  9. Delivered keynote address at Young Economist Competition 2022 on New Normal: Challenges and Opportunities, organised by the Department of Economics and Amartya Economic Association, Christ University, Bangalore on 6th May 2022.
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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.
  13. 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.
  14. 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.
  15. 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
  16. 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.
  17. 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.

Interviews and Opinion for Journals and News Papers

  • Interview on the topic “Carbon Trading & Carbon Footprint” published in Domain -The Journal of Management Research Vol 9 and 10, Issue No. 1, Jan-Dec 2016-2017 published by Jansons School of Business, Karumathampatti, Coimbatore, India

Participation in Live TV Programmes

  1. Interviewed for the “Clean Ganga initiative of Lifebuoy, Hindustan Lever Limited, on “Gift of the Ganga” to create a Plastic free sustainable ecosystem in Ganga river in line with the Central Government’s Namami Gange Programme and NGO partner, Swayambhu, Lifebuoy, interviewed by the www.lowelintas.in.
  2. Invited as expert to Live discussion programme “Hello Geleyere” in DD 1 Chandana on Dr B R Ambedkar’s Ideas on Social Justice and Empowerment on the occasion of Dr B R Ambedkar’s Jayanti 14th April 2023. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gc4U38HKhMQ
  3. Invited as expert for the discussion on State Budget by the Door Darshan live telecast on “Rajya Mungada Patra 2023-24 on 17th February 2023. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_mQoVxB2y48
  4. Invited as expert for the discussion on State Budget 2023-24 by News 18 and News 1st channels on 17th February 2023 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mYBmPn2SBFk
  5. Invited as expert for the discussion on Central Budget 2023-24 by News 18 and News 1st channels on 1st February 2023 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EBgbEF_S4zY
  6. Invited as expert for the live discussion on Central Budget 2023-24 by the All India Radio, Bengaluru on 1st February 2023 https://www.facebook.com/Krishnarajisec/videos/1249554685596989
  7. Participated as resource person for the debate on “What is the yardstick to become Chief Minister? Development or Caste? at News 18 Kannada on 30th November, 2022. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AMbE9zy8GRw
  8. Invited as resource person by the All India Radio, Bengaluru for discussion on the occasion of celebrating ”Constitution Day” in India on 26 November. https://www.facebook.com/Krishnarajisec/videos/1474209539727691
  9. Interviewed by the Doordarshan (DD 1) Chandana for the Programme on Business Bash on Global Economic Recession and its impact on Indian Economy, dated 13th August, 2022
  10. Interviewed by the Doordarshan (DD 1) Chandana for the Programme on Business Bash on Plunging of Rupee value against US Dollar, dated 23rd July, 2022.
  11. Interviewed for the Documentary Film on Climate Change “Red Hot Nation” produced by the Dark Horse Pictures, Mumbai, on 11th June, 2022.
  12. Interviewed for Manthana Programme on “Sri Lanka Economic Crisis: Lanka Kanda” by TV9 Kannada on 9th April, 2022.
  13. Invited as Expert for the live discussion on Union Budget 2022-23 by the News First Kannada on 1st February, 2022 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_FJ9QTQ1WLY
  14. Invited as expert for discussion on “The impact of Cyclone on Agricultural crops” in Manthana Progamme “Karune thoru varuna on 27-11-2021 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hCHnGCZLAs8
  15. Invited as expert for discussion on spiralling petroleum prices in India (Dara Sidilu) in TV9 Kannada on 11th October, 2021. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KwjHBFGZpPI
  16. Invited as expert for discussion on “Climate change and Water Scarcity” by All India Radio, Bangalore on 30th August, 2021
  17. Expert views on Caste Census in News First Kannada Live discussion 20th August 2021
  18. Experts view on OBC quota in News First Kannada Live discussion on 12th August 2021
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z5O4YdODrQI
  19. Expert views for the TV9 Kannada Programme Manthana on “Climate change and Natural disasters”
  20. Expert views for the TV9 Kannada program Manthana on “Indira Canteen and Prohibition of Cow Slaughter and Preservation of Cows Act 2020” https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=td7UJA4Rd3U
  21. IInvited as subject expert for live discussion on FB by Prajavani News Paper on “Karnataka Budget 2021 Prajavani Samvada Yarige Yenu Sikkitu on 8th March 2021.
  22. 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.
  23. 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
  24. 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
  25. 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.
  26. 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.
  27. 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
  28. Invited as subject expert for live discussion on Karnataka State Budget by All India Radio Akashvani, Bengaluru on 5th March 2020
  29. Invited as subject expert for live discussion on Karnataka State Budget 2020-21 by TV 5 dated 5th March 2020.
  30. Invited as subject expert for interview about “Environment and Economy” in Aakashavani, All India Radio, Bengaluru on 2nd September 2019.
  31. Invited as Resources person for the Live Union Budget Discussion in TV 5 on 5th July 2019
  32. Invited as Resources person for the Live Union Budget Discussion in Digvijaya TV on 5th July 2019
  33. Invited as Resource person for the Live discussion of Dying water sources in Western Ghats- Nethravathi River in TV 5 on 11th May 2019
  34. Invited as resource person for the live discussion on Karnataka State Budget by the Samaya TV Live on 1st February 2019.
  35. Invited as resource person for the live discussion on Union Budget by the TV 5 Live on 1st February 2019.
  36. 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.
  37. Invited as subject expert for discussion on Karnataka State Budget by Digvijay TV Live programme on 5th July 2018.
  38. 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.
  39. Invited as expert for special discussion on Live Prime news on “Petrol Price Hike in India“ by the Digvijay TV on 22nd May 2018.
  40. 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
  41. Invited for Panel Discussion as expert on Union Budget, 2018 by the Digvijay TV on 1st Februrary 2018.
  42. 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.
  43. Invited as Resource Person by the “Praja TV” on the topic “Goods and Service Tax (GST) live discussion” on 30th May 2017.
  44. Invited as Resource Person by the “Praja TV” on the topic Economic Assault of Demonetization on Economy” on 18th November, 2016.
  45. 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.
  46. 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.
  47. 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.
  48. 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 three-day National Conference on Intergroup Inequality in Indian Society: Magnitude, Nature, Sources, Policies and The Movement: A Special Session on Karnataka during 23-25th August 2023, jointly organised by ISEC, IIDS and AAJS.
  2. Organised one Day National Seminar on “Public Policy in India” and Book Release at ISEC, Bengaluru on 8th October 2021.
  3. Organised Two-day National Seminar on “Environment, Economy and Human Wellbeing” Jointly with ISEC and Christ University, on 1-2 March, 2016.
  4. 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.
  5. 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.
  6. Organized National Seminar jointly with Don Basco Institute of Technology and ISEC on Role of Economics in Societal Change 3rd November, 2009, Bangalore.
  • 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://www.hindustantimes.com/india-news/bengaluru-wastes-nearly-50-water-supply-from-cauvery/

story-Eqn0wQsVTHbj2bPsWCsNiJ.html

“Socio-Economic Analysis of Bangalore-Mysore Infrastructure Corridor Project (BMICP)” sponsored by the House Committee, Karnataka Legislative Assembly, through PWD, Government of Karnataka, 2016

http://www.thehindu.com/news/cities/bangalore/isec-to-study-impact-of-bmic-project/article7362878.ece

http://www.bangaloremirror.com/bangalore/civic/Doubts-cast-over-future-of-BMIC-road/articleshow/47053499.cms

http://www.bangaloremirror.com/bangalore/others/ISEC-to-now-assess-NICEs-financial-feasibility-ROI/articleshow/48443181.cms

 http://www.bangaloremirror.com/bangalore/others/NICE-collecting-toll-illegally-action-to-be-taken-soon-Minister/articleshow/49037607.cms

  • “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

Consultancy Work for Government of India and Karnataka
  1. “Social Justice and Empowerment for Nava-Karnataka Vision 2025”, Government of Karnataka and KPMG, New Delhi.

  2. Financing Climate Change for the Report “Karnataka State Action Plan on Climate Change” Department of Forest Environment & Ecology, Government of Karnataka, MOEF, GOI, and EMPRI, Bangalore.

  3. Water Resources and Irrigation Management for State of Environment Report, Karnataka 2015, sponsored by the Department of Forest Environment & Ecology, Government of Karnataka, MOEF, GOI, and EMPRI, Bangalor

  4. “Analyzing Water policy for Bangalore 2016 Indo-Canada Shastri Institute, University of Guelph, Canada.

  5. “Water Supply and Sanitation in Bangalore City” for the State of Environment Report for Bangalore city-2008, sponsored by Government of India and GTZ through EMPRI, Bangalore.

  6. Water Resources Management in Karnataka for State of Environment Report, Karnataka 2009, sponsored by the Department of Forest Environment & Ecology, Government of Karnataka, MOEF, GOI, and EMPRI, Bangalore

  7. Economic Instruments for Environmental conservation and Management sponsored by the Department of Forest Environment & Ecology, Government of Karnataka, MOEF, GOI, and EMPRI, Bangalore.

Editorial Board of the International Journal
  1. Editorial Advisory Board of Journal of Global Business Insights (JGBI) https://scholarcommons.usf.edu/globe/editorialboard.html
  2. Editor, Social and Economic Change Monograph Series, Published by ISEC.
    http://www.isec.ac.in/monograph.htm#
  3.  Biodiversitas, Journal of Biological Diversity, Society for Indonesian Biodiversity http://biodiversitas.mipa.uns.ac.id/
  4.  International Journal of Scientific Research in Multidisciplinary Studies (IJSRMS) http://www.isroset.org/journal/IJSRMS/edu_board.php
  5. International Journal of Management, Technology, and Social Sciences (IJMTS) https://srinivaspublication.com/ijmts-editors-2/
Members of Board of Studies and committees
  1. Member of the Board of Studies in Economics, Bengaluru City University, Bengaluru
  2. Member of Board of Studies on Basavalingappa Chair, University of Bangalore, Bengaluru.
  3. Member of Board of Studies at Dr B R Ambedkar Studies and Research Centre, University of Bangalore, Bengaluru.
  4. Member Board of Studies, Development Studies, University of Mysore, Mysore (2016-19)
  5. Member, Board of Studies, Bengaluru Dr. B R Ambedkar School of Economics, Bengaluru
  6. Member of Board of Studies, in Economics Sri Krishnadevyraya University, Bellary.
  7. Invited as the member of the subject expert for the preparation of People’s Manifesto by The State. News https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_pWJf_2BMVE&feature=player_embedded
  8. Expert interview for a Documentary Film on the River Cauvery produced by the Visvesvaraya Industrial & Technological Museum, Government of India, Bangalore, India www.vismuseum.gov.in/
  9. Expert committee to review and recommend Social Impact Assessment and Management Report of Tumkur-Davangere Railway Project.
  10. Member of the Research Program Committee at ISEC
  11. Member of the Academic Program Committee at ISEC
Membership in Professional Bodies
  • The European Association of Environmental and Resource Economists (EAERE)
  • World Economic Association
  • Vice President, Forum for Interdisciplinary Research Methods (FIRM) http://www.forum4irm.in/index.html
  • American Water Works Association (AWWA) member
  • Indian Economic Association (IEA) Life Member
  • Indian Society for Ecological Economics (INSEE), Life Member
  • International Society for Ecological Economics (ISEE)
  • South Asian Network for Environmental Economics and Development (SANDEE)
  • Internal Union for Forest Research Organization (IUFRO)
  • The International Association for the Study of the Commons (IASC)
  • 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
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