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    Sushrut Risbud


    About Me

    I am in the fifth year of fellowship program and have successfully defended my thesis proposal. Currently I am working on my dissertation. My topic involves analyzing investment behavior of Indian corporates. My work involves linking firm level behavior with broader macroeconomic frameworks.

    I have worked as a research assistant in Department of Economics at Mumbai University for a year. My work primarily involved data analysis and econometric modelling. I also published an academic paper based on this work.

    During my under-graduation, I worked as an accounting and tax assistant for around three years in a chartered accountancy firm. My work was primarily related to accounting procedures, income tax returns and auditing.

    Educational background:-

    Currently I am pursuing fellowship program in management from Indian Institute of Management Calcutta. During 2010-12, I completed Masters of Arts in Economics from department of Economics, University of Mumbai, India securing First Class. During 2009-10 I completed Bachelor of commerce from H.R. College of commerce & Economics, University of Mumbai, India securing, First class with Distinction. During 2006-07 I received Higher Secondary Certificate from H.R. College of commerce & Economics, Maharashtra State board, India, securing First class and Distinction. Further, in 2009-10 I Cleared Professional Competence course exam conducted by ICAI.

    Research Interests:-

    Applied econometrics, Macroeconomics, financial economics

    Papers and Publications:

    Journal Article:

    2014 “Real Estate Prices in Mumbai. Does the Metro Rail Have an impact? Economic & Political Weekly, 49(9), 55.” (with Pethe, A., Phatak, V., Gandhi, S. & Tandel, V.)


    2017: Presented paper titled “Financialization in Indian context: is it different?” at IMR Doctoral conference organized by Indian Institute of management Bangalore (with Khanna, S.).

    2016: Presented thesis overview titled “Private Corporate Investment in the Post reform India and the possibility of endogenous cycles” at CoRe: IGIDR Ph.D. Colloquium, organized by Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research.

    2015: Received best poster award at 3rd PAN-IIM world management conference for poster titled “Whether Indian Firms Experience the Process of Financialization? An Empirical Analysis” (with Khanna, S.).

    Case study:

    2015: The difference of having and not having finance policy: The curious case of CINCOMM. (with Ghosh, A., Biswas, S.)