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    Kranthi Nanduri

    About Me

    I am a Doctoral Student in Economics group at Indian Institute of Management Calcutta (IIMC) under the supervision of Professor Mritiunjoy Mohanty, Faculty in Economics Group at IIMC. My Doctoral thesis explores regional trajectories of informal accumulation in India. I study the nature of non-agrarian informality in India from the standpoint of agrarian transition.

    Academic Achievements

    UGC- JRF- Junior Research Fellowship and UGC-NET in Economics in June 2014.

    May- June 2013: Summer Fellowship at IIT Madras.


    1. Nanduri, K. (2016). Kaushik Basu: Understanding the economic principles of policymaking in India. Decision, 43(4), 413-415. doi:10.1007/s40622-016-0141-5

    Conferences/Workshops/Research Presentations


    1. Nanduri K., Mohanty M., (2019) “Variations in the nature of informality in India: A view from the standpoint of accumulation and Structural Change” (presented at the international AFEP-IIPPE Conference, 'Envisioning the Economy of the Future and the Future of Political Economy' held at Lille, France from 3 to 5 July 2019.)

    2. Presented Doctoral Thesis Proposal at the 'Doctoral day' held in the framework of the international conference AFEP-IIPPE in Lille, France on 2 July, 2019.


    3. Nanduri Kranthi and Swathysree S S. (2016) 'Wagner’s Law- Empirical evidence from India' (presented at 53rd 'The Indian Econometric Society (TIES)' conference at NISER, Bhubaneshwar, India)

    4. Attended ‘Graduate Workshop on Economics and its History’ at Azim Premji University, Bangalore, India. 17-19 November, 2016.

    5. Nanduri, K. (2013). Decent work deficits of workers in Sriperambadur industrial cluster, based on a primary labour survey, written under the guidance of Dr. Suresh Babu ( presented to the DoHSS, IIT-Madras during the Summer Fellowship Programme-2013).

    Positions of Responsibility

    1. Student representative of Internal Complaints Committee (ICC) in IIM Calcutta for the academic year 2018-19.

    2. Elected Student Representative of GS CASH- Gender Sensitization Committee Against Sexual Harassment in Students' Union Election of University of Hyderabad in 2012-13.

    Educational background:-

    2009-2014: IMA Economics (5 Year Integrated), University of Hyderabad.

    Research Interests:-

    Agrarian Political Economy, Regional Political Economy, Indian Economy and Macroeconomics.


    Phone: +91 9830588316