Departments Economics

Overview

 The department has been giving attention to enhance the academic standard of both teachers as well as students through seminars/workshops/refresher courses, etc. in various topics. The department has taken the initiative in the preparation of the present M.A (Economics) Syllabus of the University of Calicut. Further, sufficient care is being given to identify and finance the economically backward students from the same department and from other departments also. The department aims not only to achieve academic excellence of the students and the staff, but it is also concerned about the overall progress of society through the dissemination of the values of religious harmony, community development etc.  In January - February 2003, the department conducted special coaching in Econometrics to the 3rdsemester M.A. students of our College along with the students of neighbouring Colleges of Thrissur district with the financial assistance of the Kerala Research Programme on Local Level Development (KRPLLD) of the Centre for Development Studies (CDS), Thiruvananthapuram. The Dept. Organized a National Conference, 'Planning and Development: Institutions and Markets', in honour of the famous economist, Prof. K. N. Raj, on 2nd and 3rd October, 2004 in association with the International Labour Organisation of the U. N. O., the Planning Commission of Govt. of India, Malcom and Adiseshaiah Trust, the Economic and Political Weekly and other nationally and internationally reputed institutions and agencies. The Conference was attended, among others, by Dr. I. G. Patel and Bimal Jalan (both former Governors of the Reserve Bank of India), Ashok Mitra (former Finance Minister of West Bengal) and leading Indian economists. The proceedings of the Conference are under publication. 

 

Year of Establishment

1919

Names of Programmes / Courses offered (UG, PG, M.Phil., Ph.D., Integrated   Masters;   Integrated Ph.D., etc.)

UG- B.A. Economics with Mathematical Tools for Economics and Indian Constitution and politics

PG- M.A. Economics

PhD - Economics

Names  of  Interdisciplinary   courses and the departments/ units  involved

Open course – International Trade and Finance :

All Departments

Annual/ semester/choice  based credit system (programme wise)

CBCSS(Choice Based Credit and Semester System)

Participation   of  the  department  in the courses offered by other departments

Open Course offered by other departments

 Research Areas

K. C. Francis

MA

Associate Professor

Agricultural Economics

Emmanuel Thomas

MA, JRF,

MPhil

Assistant Professor

Public Finance

Dr.Sabu P J

MA, PhD

Assistant Professor

Economics of Education

Mary K Francis

MA

Assistant Professor

Public Economics

Geetha Gokul

MA, JRF MPhil

Assistant Professor

Labour Economics

Gini Paul

MA, MPhil

Assistant Professor

Public Finance

Eljo Joseph T

MA

Assistant Professor

Development Economics

Projects

Emmanuel Thomas

UGC

30,000

Dr.Sabu P. J

UGC

115000

Publications Click Here

Seminars

Seminar (2012)

Kerala State Higher Education Council

 

Informal Sector in India: Lessons and Way Forward

Seminar (2013)

IQAC

Seminar on Research Methodology

 

Seminar (2013)

IQAC

Demystifying the fiscal Conundrum in Kerala

 

Seminars (2015)

IQAC

Kerala State Finances: Lesson from Contemporary Debates

 

Endowments

  1. Prof. Narayanaswamy Prize for the best student passing out from B.A. Economics.
  2. Thottungal Francis Scholarhsip for a poor deserving student from this College joining M.A.. Economics.
  3. Rt. Rev. Msgr. Sebastian Chirayath Endowment prize for the best student passing out from M.A. Economics from this College.
  4. Hon. Minister (late) Mathai Manjooran Memorial Scholarship sponsored by Mathai Manjooran Jiva Caritra RacanaCommittee for the student who scores highest mark aggregate in I and II year University Examinations of B.A. (Economics, History & English) and B.Com students in alternative years.
Updated on: 14 May 2015

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