Dr. Shinu Varkey
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MA, MPhil, UGC-NET, PhD
Awards and Achievements:
Completed Bachelor of Philosophy (B.Ph.) with First Division from Vishwa Jyoti Gurukul, Institute of Philosophy, Christnagar, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh.
Area of Specialization:
Development Economics, Agricultural Economics, International Political Economy
"Instability in Indian Agriculture", St Berchmans College, Changanassery, February 2017.
"A Note on the History of the Idea of Fiscal Austerity", St Berchmans College, Changanassery, September 2015.
"Semi-Feudalism and Technological Progress: The Case of Indian Agriculture", CSRD, Jawaharlal Nehru University, August 2012.
"Instability in Foodgrains Production in India", Jawaharlal Nehru University, November 2010.
"Food Grains Production in Andhra Pradesh: A Study of Trends and Patterns", University of Hyderabad, December 2009.
"Institutional Credit: How can it Address the Crisis in Agriculture?", University of Hyderabad, October 2007.
"Changing Role of Institutional Credit in India: An Evaluation in the Context of Economic Reforms", Banaras Hindu University, April 2007.
"Foreign Exchange Reserves: A New Avenue for Financing Infrastructure", Banaras Hindu University, March 2007.
UGC Orientation Refresher Courses:
Refresher course at UGC-HRDC, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi (20.07.2015 to 14.08.2015)
Orientation Course at UGC-HRDC, University of Kerala, Thiruvananthapuram (16.01.2019 to 12.02.2019)
UGC Major/Minor Projects:
Project Title: "Interlinked Transactions and Agricultural Performance in Uttar Pradesh: A Study of the Eastern and Bundelkhand Regions", Agency: UGC, Amount: Rs 1,50,000, Period: 2014-2016
DETAILS OF SEMINARS/ CONFERENCES ORGANIZED:
UGC Sponsored National Seminar on "Fiscal Austerity and Economic Development: The Case of India" at St Berchmans College, Changanacherry, 09-10 September 2015.
Kerala Economic Association
INVOLVEMENT IN THE ACADEMIC BODIES OF OTHER INSTITUTIONS:
PG Project Examiner, School of Livelihood, TISS, Hyderabad
OFFICIAL ROLES IN ADMINISTRATION / CORPORATE LIFE OF THE COLLEGE:
Member, Admission Committee
Chairman, PG Board of Examiners, Department of Economics
Coordinator, Internal Examinations, Department of Economics
Assistant Professor (December 2012 – till date), Department of Economics, St. Berchmans College, Changanassery, Kerala
Economist (January 2009 – December 2009), Binary Investment Research Pvt.Ltd., Hyderabad
Associate (May 2005 - April 2007), Vishwa Jyoti Communications, Varanasi