DEPARTMENT OF
Economics

faculty

Dr. Shinu Varkey

Assistant Professor

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Full Name:
Shinu Varkey
Designation:
Assistant Professor
Department:
Economics
Mobile Number:
9495681812
Residence Phone Number:
0481-2330476
Educational Qualifications:
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
Papers Presented:
  1. "Instability in Indian Agriculture", St Berchmans College, Changanassery, February 2017.
  2. "A Note on the History of the Idea of Fiscal Austerity", St Berchmans College, Changanassery, September 2015.
  3. "Semi-Feudalism and Technological Progress: The Case of Indian Agriculture", CSRD, Jawaharlal Nehru University, August 2012.
  4.  "Instability in Foodgrains Production in India", Jawaharlal Nehru University, November 2010.
  5. "Food Grains Production in Andhra Pradesh: A Study of Trends and Patterns", University of Hyderabad, December 2009.
  6. "Institutional Credit: How can it Address the Crisis in Agriculture?", University of Hyderabad, October 2007.
  7. "Changing Role of Institutional Credit in India: An Evaluation in the Context of Economic Reforms", Banaras Hindu University, April 2007.
  8. "Foreign Exchange Reserves: A New Avenue for Financing Infrastructure", Banaras Hindu University, March 2007.
UGC Orientation Refresher Courses:
  1. Refresher course at UGC-HRDC, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi (20.07.2015 to 14.08.2015)
  2. 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.
Memberships:
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:
  1. Member, Admission Committee
  2. Chairman, PG Board of Examiners, Department of Economics
  3. Coordinator, Internal Examinations, Department of Economics
Current Positions:
  1. Assistant Professor (December 2012 – till date), Department of Economics, St. Berchmans College, Changanassery, Kerala
  2. Economist (January 2009 – December 2009), Binary Investment Research Pvt.Ltd., Hyderabad
  3. Associate (May 2005 - April 2007), Vishwa Jyoti Communications, Varanasi