Dr. Samaresh Bardhan

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Dr. Samaresh Bardhan
Department: 
Humanities and Social Sciences
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Biography: 
Dr. Samaresh Bardhan is an associate professor at the Indian Institute of Technology Ropar.
Areas of Research: 
Financial Markets, Credit Related Issues
Industrial Finance, Development Economics, Applied Econometrics.
Education: 
PhD (Economics), Jadavpur University, India, 2009.
M.Sc in Economics, University of Calcutta, India, 1994.
B.Sc (Hons) in Economics, University of Calcutta, India, 1991.
Work Experience: 
Associate Professor, Indian Institute of Technology Ropar, India, 2019 – Present.
Assistant Professor, Indian Institute of Technology Ropar, India, 2012 – 2019
Associate Professor, Department of Economics, Panchmura College (University of Burdwan, West Bengal)-(2001-2012).
Research Officer of the Reserve Bank of India Endowment Unit of Industrial Finance at the Centre for Studies in Social Sciences, Calcutta-(1995-2001).
Research faculty in Planning Commission Project at Indian Institute of Psychomety, Calcutta- (1994-1995).
Selected Publications/Patents: 

1. Samaresh Bardhan and Rajesh Sharma (2021) Sectoral Growth and Sectoral Credit: Panel Evidence from Indian States during last four Decades in Paramita Mukherjee (eds), Revisiting the Indian Financial Sector-Recent Issues and Perspectives, forthcoming, India Studies in Business and Economics (Book Series), Springer.

2. Paramita Mukherjee and Samaresh Bardhan (2020a) Assessing the Impact of COVID-19 on Interactions among Stock, Gold and Oil Prices in India, Trade and Development Review, 13(1), pp.33- 56, October, Jadavpur University (Special issue).

3. Bijoy Rakshit and Samaresh Bardhan (2020b) Bank competition in India: revisiting the application of Panzar–Rosse model. Managerial Finance, 46 (11), 1455-1477.

4. Bijoy Rakshit and Samaresh Bardhan (2020c) Does Bank Competition Enhance or Hinder Financial Stability? Evidence from Indian Banking. Journal of Central Banking Theory and Practice, 9(s1), 75-102, De Gruyter.

5. Bijoy Rakshit and Samaresh Bardhan (2019a) Bank Competition and its Determinants: Evidence from Indian Banking. International Journal of the Economics of Business, 26(2), 283-313, Routledge.

6. Bijoy Rakshit and Samaresh Bardhan (2019b) Does bank competition promote economic growth? Empirical evidence from selected South Asian countries. South Asian Journal of Business Studies, 8(2), 201-223, Emerald.

7. Samaresh Bardhan, Rajesh Sharma, Vivekananda Mukherjee (2019c) "Threshold Effect of Bank-specific Determinants of Non-performing Assets: An Application in Indian Banking" Journal of Emerging Market Finance, Sage Publications, Vol 18, Issue 1, (Suppl), pp. S1–S34, April.

8. Samaresh Bardhan and Rajesh Sharma (2019d) "Does Local Financial Development Matter for Growth? Evidence from Indian Districts". In P Das and P K Biswas (eds.), Indian Economy: Reforms and Development, Festschrift vol. in Honour of Manoj Kumar Sanyal, India Studies in Business and Economics, Springer.

9. Rajesh Sharma and Samaresh Bardhan (2018) Stock Market Development and Economic growth: Evidence from Bootstrap Panel Granger Causality Test, Journal of Economic Development, Vol 43, No. 3, 57-84, September.

10. Rajesh Sharma and Samaresh Bardhan (2017) Does Regional Financial Development Matter for Growth? Evidence from Indian States, International Economic Journal, Taylor and Francis, 31(4), 621-646.

11. Rajesh Sharma and Samaresh Bardhan (2017) "Finance Growth Nexus across Indian States: Evidences from Panel Cointegration and Causality Tests", Economic Change and Restructuring, Vol 50, No 1, 1-20, Springer,February.

12. Samaresh Bardhan & Vivevekananda Mukherjee (2016) Bank-specific determinants of nonperforming assets of Indian banks, International Economics and Economic Policy,Vol 13, No 3, 483-498, Springer.

13. Samaresh Bardhan & Vivekananda Mukherjee. (2013). Willful Default in Developing Country Banking System: A Theoretical Exercise” Journal of Economic Development, Vol 38, No.4, 101-121, The Economic Research Institute of Chung-Ang University, Korea, December.

14. Samaresh Bardhan (2013). Profit Efficiency of Indian Commercial Banks during the Post- Liberalisation Period: A Stochastic Frontier Approach, November in Margin—The Journal of Applied Economic Research Vol 7, No. 4 391–415, Sage Publications New Delhi, November.

15. Marjit, S., P Das and S Bardhan (2007), ‘A Portfolio Based Theory of Excessive Foreign Borrowing and Capital Control in a Small Open Economy’, Research in International Business and Finance, Vol 21, Issue 2, June pp 175-187, Elsevier Science.

16. Bardhan, S., and S Marjit (2005), ‘Non-Performing Assets of Indian Commercial Banks: An Analytical Exercise’, in T T Rammohan, Mathew Joseph and Rupa Rege Nitsure (ed), Regulation of Financial Intermediaries in Emerging Markets, Response Books, A Division of Sage Publications, New Delhi.

17. Sanyal, M, P Biswas and S Bardhan (1998), ‘Institutional Change and Output Growth of West Bengal Agriculture’, Economic and Political Weekly (Special issue), Vol 33, No 47 & 48, November,1998.

Other Information: 

Research Grant Awarded

 

1.  “Stubble Burning: Health impacts (Quality of Life), cost and social perception - an explorative study for prevention" under the scheme of 'Network Grant' of the Swedish Research Council (SRC), Sweden, jointly with Dr. Koustav Dalal, lead researcher, Mid Sweden University, Sweden. granted on October 21, 2020  VR Ref. no. 2020-03787; Grant value :746 000 SEK ( ≈ 63,00, 000 INR); Duration : two years.

 

2. Growth and Convergence in Indian States: Implications for Credit Spillovers and Social Banking", under the scheme of Impactful Research on Social Sciences, (IMPRESS), Indian Council of Social Science Research (ICSSR), Ministry of HRD, Government of India, (period: April 2019-April 2021, in progress), grant value: Rs. 8,40,000/-

 

3. Finance and Growth: Regional Perspectives in India (External Research Project sponsored by Indian Council of Social Science Research ICSSR), Ministry of HRD, Government of India (period: May 2014-April 2016), completed, grant value: Rs. 4,00,000/-.

 

GIAN (Global Initiative on Academic Network)

Awarded a GIAN course by Ministry of Education, Government of India, entitled “Theory and Practice of Efficiency and Productivity Measurement”, at the department of HSS, IIT Ropar during December 18-22, 2017. The course was taught by Prof. Subal Kumbhakar, Distinguished Research Professor, Department of Economics, SUNY, Binghamton, USA (Value of course grant: Rs. 5,63,000/-).

Email: 
samaresh@iitrpr.ac.in
Designation: 
Associate Professor