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Prof. Nikita Pahwa

Assistant Professor [ Alliance School of Business ]
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Prof. Nikita Pahwa is a teacher and researcher; she finished her Master’s Degree in Economics from South Asian University (SAU) New Delhi, B.A economics (Hons.) from Kamala Nehru College, University of Delhi, where her early training in Economics started. She also Qualified  for the UGC –NET examination in economics, in 2011.

Prof. Nikita has 2.5 years of experience, with last 1.5 years being spent at Alliance University. She has been teaching various courses of Microeconomics, Macroeconomics, International Business, Business Environment, Indian Economy, at Alliance. She started her career by giving assistance on Kerala Perspective Plan, 2030, a project by Planning Commission of India, while working at  the National Council of Applied Economic Research (NCAER). She also interned with Research and Information System (RIS), a Think Tank of Ministry of External Affairs, during her master’s program, where she learnt the practical application of tools and concepts of economics.

Prof. Nikita’s interest areas ranges from public policy, development economics (especially health and education issues), fiscal policy etc. She has few short articles and papers to her credit in reputed  national and international journals.

In her free time, Nikita likes to read, travel and give time to her hobbies of singing and photography.

Research Paper Publication

  1. Employment and Welfare among Social Groups in India Published with International Research Journal of Marketing and Economics, January 2016 Issue, ISSN 2349-0314.
  2. Kerala Perspective Plan 2030, State Planning Board, Thiruvananthapuram
  3. “The Rusted Rainbow: Changing Education Trends in BIMAROU States after Neoliberal Reforms”, presented in 16th annual conference of Indian Political Economy Association at IIT Roorkee. Published in Annual Publication namely Proceedings in Co-authorship with Navneet Manchanda.
  4. “Is India Waking Up to Stop the Spread of HIV?” & “Health Status in Kerala – Where does it stand?” articles written for August 2012 and October 2012 edition of monthly report “Macrotrack”, publication by NCAER.


Papers Presented/Published in Conferences

  1. Fifth International Conference on Applied Econometrics, IBS, ICFAI, Hyderabad, July 22-23, 2016. Presented a paper “Impact of short and long tern debt on economic growth: Empirical evidence from India”.
  2. Indian Political Economy Association 16th Annual Conference, at IIT Roorkee held on 26-27 October ,2012.Presented a paper “The Rusted Rainbow: Changing Education Trends in BIMAROU States after Neoliberal Reforms” , written in co-authorship with Navneet Manchanda
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