Indrani Chakraborty

Professor

Education
PhD in Economics, Calcutta University, 1994
Office
Room No. 504
Office telephone
+91 33 2321 3120/21 (Extension No. 59)
Email address:
Areas of interest:
International Finance, Corporate Finance, Econometrics, Development Economics.

SELECT PUBLICATIONS

Book Edited

  • Market, Regulations and Finance: Global Meltdown and the Indian Economy, (jointly with Ratan Khasnabis), Springer, 2014.

Articles in Journals

  • Foreign Institutional Investment, Business Groups and Firm Performance: Evidence from India, (jointly with JhumaMukhopadhyay) ,Research in International Business and Finance, 2017, 39, Elsevier.
  • Competition and Industry Performance: A Panel VAR Analysis in Indian Manufacturing Sector (jointly with Jhuma Mukhopadhyay), Journal of Quantitative Economics, 2017,15, Springer.
  • Effects of the Trade Policy Changes on Capital Structure of Textile Industry in India: An Empirical Investigation (jointly with Abhinab Ghosh) , Finance India, December 2016, 30(4).
  • The Effect of Business Risk on Capital Structure of Indian Corporate Firms: Business groups vs. Stand-alone Firms”, Global Economic Review: Perspectives on East Asian Economies and Industries, 2015, March, Routledge
  • How Does Corruption Influence Corporate Governance? A Cross-Country Perspective” , ICRA Bulletin: Money and Finance, 2015.
  • Global Financial Crisis, Capital Inflows and Policy Trilemma: An Analysis of the Indian Experience, South Asian Journal of Macroeconomics and Public Finance, 2015, Sage.
  • Explaining Dividend Gap between R&D and Non-R&D Indian Companies in the Post Reform Period, (jointly with Poulomi Lahiri), Research in International Business and Finance, Elsevier, January 2014.
  • Economic Reforms, Business Groups and Changing Pattern of Distribution of Profitability Across Corporate Firms in India: A Semi-parametric Approach, Applied Financial Economics, 23(7), 2013.
  • Does Capital Structure Depend on Group Affiliation: An Analysis of the Indian Firms, Journal of Policy Modeling, 35(1), Elsevier, 2013.
  • The Relationship between Financial Development and Economic Growth and the Asian Financial Crisis: An FMOLS Analysis, 2009 (jointly with Sudeshna Ghosh), International Journal of Economics and Research, May-June, 2011.
  • Capital Structure in an Emerging Stock Market: The Case of India, Research in International Business and Finance, 24, Elsevier, 2010.
  • Financial Development and Economic Growth in India: An Analysis of the Post-Reform Period, South Asia Economic Journal, 11(2), Sage Publishers, September, 2010.
  • Female Work Participation and Gender Differential in Earning in West Bengal (jointly with Achin Chakraborty), Journal of Quantitative Economics, July, 2010.
  • Does Financial Development Cause Economic Growth? The Case of India, South Asia Economic Journal, Sage Publishers, Jan-June, 2008.
  • Capital Inflows into India in the Post-liberalization Period: An Empirical Investigation, in Economic and Political Weekly, vol. XLI, No.2, January 14, 2006.
  • Teaching Economic History: Towards a Reorientation, Economic and Political Weekly, 39(35), August 28, 2004.
  • Living Standard and Economic Growth: A Fresh Look at the Relationship Through the Nonparametric Approach, in the Journal of Quantitative Economics, vol.15, no.1, January 1999.

Articles in Books

  • Effects of Changing Pattern of Corporate Savings on Firm Profitability in India: A New Approach, in Ratan Khasnabis and Indrani Chakraborty (eds). Market, Regulations and Finance: Global Meltdown and the Indian Economy, Springer, 2014.
  • Liberalization of Capital Inflows and the Real Exchange Rate in India: A VAR Analysis, in Amiya Kumar Bagchi and Gary Dymski (eds.) Capture and Exclude: Developing Economies and the Poor in Global Finance, Tulika publishers, 2007.

Occasional / Working Papers

  • Uncovering Heterogeneity in the Relationship between Competition, Corporate Governance and Firm Performance using Quantile Regression: Evidence from India, Occasional Paper No. 56, IDSK , March 2017.
  • Promoter Ownership and Performance in Publicly Listed Firms in India: Does Group Affiliation Matter?
    (Jointly with Ansgar Richter), Occasional Paper No. 45, IDSK, February 2015.
  • Does Capital Structure Depend on Group Affiliation: An Analysis of Indian Corporate Firms
    Occasional Paper No. 29, IDSK, July 2011.
  • Female Work Participation and Gender Differential in Earning in West Bengal
    (Jointly with Achin Chakraborty), Occasional Paper No. 18, IDSK, April 2009.
  • Financial Development and Economic Growth in India: An Analysis of the Post-reform Period, Occasional Paper No. 12, IDSK, January 2008.
  • Does Financial Development Cause Economic Growth: The Case of India, Occasional Paper No. 9, IDSK, January 2007.
  • Technology Diffusion: A Study Based on Indian Agriculture, Occasional Paper No. 113, Centre for Studies in Social Sciences, Calcutta, April 1989.
  • Economic Reforms, Capital Inflows and Macroeconomic Impact in India, CDS Working Paper No. 311, January 2001.

Book Review

  • The East Asian Currency Crisis by Mihir Rakshit, The Hindu, March 12, 2002.

PROJECTS

Completed

  • Women, Work and Education
    Principal Investigators: Indrani Chakraborty; Co-investigators: Prof. Subharanjan Dasgupta, Prof. Achin Chakraborty, Dr. Zakir Husein and Dr. Mausumi Datta; Sponsoring Agency: Rosa Luxemberg Stiftung; Duration: December 2008.

TEACHINGS

Econometrics

  • (Special Paper IV B, MPhil Programme in Development Studies)

Globalization and Finance

  • (Paper III B, MPhil Programme in Development Studies)

SEMINAR/ CONFERENCE/ LECTURE

  • Effects of Ownership Structure on Capital Structure of Indian Listed Firms: Role of Business Groups vis-à-vis Stand-alone Firms, at the 16th Annual Conference on ‘Macroeconomics and Finance’ held at Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research, Mumbai, (December 19-20, 2016).
  • Promoter Ownership and Performance in Publicly Listed Firms in India: Does Group Affiliation Matter? (jointly with Ansgar Richter) at the European International Business Academy (EIBA) Conference, 2016 held in Vienna, Austria (December 3-5, 2016).
  • Promoter Ownership and Performance in Publicly Lsted Firms in India: Does Group Affiliation Matter? (jointly with Ansgar Richter) at the India Finance Conference 2015 held at IIM, Calcutta (December 17-19, 2015).
  • Adapting to Climate Change: Coping Strategies and Well-being of Farmers in the Bengal Delta-A Research Proposal at international workshop on Community Development in the Ganga Basin in Response to Climate Change, at IDSK (September 22-23, 2010).
  • Agriculture, Community Development and Climate Change: An Indian Perspective and Impact of Climate Change on the Indian Economy: A Review of the Existing Literature at International Conference on Developing Proactive Policy and Practice for Land and Water Management Responsive to Climate Change at Monash University in Australia (July 5-9, 2010).
  • Female Work Participation and Gender Differential in Earning in West Bengal, India (jointly with Achin Chakraborty) at International Conference on Policy Modeling – EcoMod 2009, at the University of Ottawa in Canada (June 24-26, 2009).
  • Challenges in Human Development in India at national conference on Challenges in Human Development in India, at the Centre for Development Studies in Trivandrum (January 24-25, 2009).