DR. SUBRATA MAJUMDER


Personal Details:

Date of Birth: 9th November 1979;  

Office Address:
Sundarban Mahavidyalaya;
PO+PS: Kakdwip;
District: South 24 Parganas;
Pin: 743347;


Residential Address:
G.P. Moitra Road (Panchabati);
P.O: Malancha Mahinagar;
Kolkata: 700145;

Contacts: Residence: (033) 65088880;
                 Mobile: +919903526499;
                 E-Mail:   subrata.eco@gmail.com;    

Father’s Name:Sushil Majumder
Marital Status:Unmarried;
Nationality:Indian;

Passport Details:
Number: N7997275
Date of Expiry: 5th April, 2026


Current Activity:

Working as a Whole Time Assistant Professor in Economics at Sundarban Mahavidyalaya against a Substantive Post (UR) since 2nd June 2014 to till date;


Teaching Interest:

Applied Econometrics, Statistics, Operation Research, Statistical Software (Especially STATA & R)  &Advance Microeconomics;

Research Areas:
 

Quantitative Industrial Economics, Productivity & Efficiency Analysis, Exploratory Econometrics; 


Academic Qualifications:
                                              

                                                                                                                      
Exam Passed Board/University/
Institute
Div./Class Year of Passing Subjects
Madhyamik Pariksha
(Secondary Education)
West BengalBoard of Secondary Education  
1st
 
1996 WE, PE & SC, Bengali, English, Math, PSC, LSC, History, Geography, Biology (Additional)
Higher Secondary West BengalCouncil of Higher Secondary Education  
1st
 
1998 BNGA, ENGB, CHEM, MATH PHYS,
BIOS (Additional)
B.Sc. Universityof Calcutta  
2nd
 
2001 Economics (H); Mathematics (G);
Statistics (G);
Bengali (Com.)
English (Com.)
ENVS (Com.)
M.A. JadavpurUniversity  
1st
 
2004 Economics
Special Paper: Econometrics
Optional Paper:
Statistics, Resource & Environmental Economics
M. Phil. Universityof Calcutta   2005 Economics
Topic: Indian Poverty and Capability Measure: An Inter State Analysis
Supervisor: Prof. Sarmila Banerjee, CU
RMQE Centre for Studies in Social Science, Calcutta (CSSSC) 2010 Microeconomics
Macroeconomics
Statistics & Econometrics
STATA & EViews
SET WestBengal CollegeService Commission 2010 Economics
Ph.D. Universityof Calcutta 2012 Economics
Topic: Performance of Indian Chemical Sector: Post Reform Perspective
Supervisor: Prof. Sarmila Banerjee, CU
Associate Supervisor: Dr. Somanti Bandyopadhyay, NIPFP Delhi.

 

Award

Ph.D. Thesishas been selected by National Social Science Documentation Centre (NASSDOC), Indian Council of Social Science Research (ICSSR), MHRD for the use of Reference at NASSDOC Library;    


Publications:

UGC Listed Journals:

  “Capability Based Approach and India’s Poverty”, Arthaniti (New Series),(ISSN-0976-7479), 2008, Volume VII, Nos. (1-2), 26-40; 

“India’s Leather in the World Market: Exploration of Recent Trends”, Trade and Development Review,(ISSN-0974-4347), 2010, Vol. 3, Issue 1, 22 – 58,with first author Saswati Sanyal and second author Sarmila Banerjee;

“ASI Database & Firm Level Technical Efficiency: The Case of Indian Chemical Sector”, Arthaniti (New Series), (ISSN-0976-7479),2010, Volume IX, No.1-2, 34-59;

“Productivity Performance of Indian Chemical Sector: Post Reform Perspective”, Journal of Industrial Statistics (JIS), (ISSN-2278-4667), 2012, 1(2), 182-207, written with Dr. Sarmila Banerjee & Dr. Simanti Bandyopadhyay;

“Relative Efficiency in Adaptation to Pro-Competitive Environment: An Exploration of Indian Textile and Garments Enterprise”, Journal of Rural & Industrial Development, 2014, 2(2), 9-21 (ISSN: 2321-1873), written with Sharmistha Sen (First Author);

Relative Efficiency of Organized & Unorganized Segment of Indian Textile and Garments Industry: A Preliminary Exploration”, Journal of Industrial Statistics (JIS), (ISSN-2278-4667), 2015, 4(1), 37-57, written with Sharmistha Sen (First Author);

Employment-Productivity Profile and Labour Demand Elasticity: A Priliminary Study of the Organized and Unorganized Indian Textile and Garment Firms”, Journal of Industrial Statistics (JIS), (ISSN-2278-4667), 2016, 5(2), 154-178, written with Sharmistha Sen (First Author);

Book Chapters:

Performance Evaluation Techniques: An Application to Indian Garments Industry”,Development and Sustainability: India in Global Perspective (2013) [Calcutta University DRS publication,edited by Sarmila Banerjee & Anjan Chakrabarti, DOI: 10.1007/978-81-322-1124-2_10, © Springer India, ISBN: 978-81-322-1123-5(Print) 978-81-322-1124-2 (Online), Chapter-10] written with Dr. Simanti Bandyopadhyay;

“Chemical Sector in India: An Assessment of Firm Level Efficiency’ (2015)”; Indian Economy: A Visionary Perspective, edited by John Felix Raj, Samrat Roy & Kaushik Kumar Hati, © Regal Publication, New Delhi, India (ISBN: 978-81-8484-524-2);

 


Research Trainings & Experiences:

Special Research Related Trainings & Workshops:

Participated in Three Day Workshop on Productivity and Efficiency Measurement in the Year 2009 organized by Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research (IGIDR), Mumbai;  

Participated in Two Days Workshop on Structural Equation Modeling in the Year 2009 organized by Institute of Development Studies Kolkata (IDSK) in Collaboration with Department of Economics, University of Calcutta;

Participated at Workshop on “Overview of Stock Exchange” conducted on March 14, 2013 at Kolkata in association with St. Xavier’s College, Kolkata under the “Visit to NSE” initiative of National Stock Exchange of India Ltd

Participated in 10 Days National Level Workshop Cum Faculty Development Program on Free & Open Source Software from 1st to 11th August, 2016 Organized by Prabhu Jagatbandhu College, Andul in collaboration with Spoken Tutorial Project, IIT Bombay & in association with Department of Education, Department of Computer Science & A.K. Chowdhury School of Information Technology of University of Calcutta;

Participated in 64th UGC Sponsored Orientation Program organized by Human Resource Development Centre (HRDC), Jadavpur University, Kolkata from 6th February to 4th March, 2017;


Project Related Works:
 
Worked asField Investigator in UGC sponsored Research Project Entitled ‘Estimating Willingness to Pay for Improved Waste Management: A Case Study of Bally Municipality’ under the supervision of Prof. Prasenjit Sarkhel of Lalbaba College, Howrah from 1st February 2007 to 31st March 2007;

Worked as Full TimeResearch Assistant in SANDEE sponsored Project on ‘Reducing Vulnerability Against the Natural Disaster: A Study of Risk Coping Behavior of Coastal Community in Sundarbans, India’ under the supervision of Prof. Prasenjit Sarkhel ofLalbaba College, Howrah from 1st April 2007 to 31st July 2007;

Worked asFull TimeProject Associate in UGC sponsored interdisciplinary project on‘Spatial Concentration and Morbidity Impact in the City of Kolkata: Efficient Intervention Strategies’ jointly undertaken by the Departments of Geography & Economics of Calcutta University from 17th August 2007 to 31st July 2008;          

Worked as a Full Time Project Fellow in UGC sponsored Departmental Research Support (DRS) under Special Assistance Program (SAP) of the Department of Economics, Calcutta University, from  1st August 2008 to 31st August 2011;

Participation in Conferences:

Presented a paper titled “Capability Based Approach and India’s Poverty” at UGC sponsoredNational Level Seminar on Contemporary Issues in Development Economics held in the Rabindra Bharati University during 8th  & 9th  March 2007; 

Presented a paper titled “ASI Database & Firm Level Technical Efficiency: The Case of Indian Chemical Sector”at 1st National Seminar on Annual Survey of Industries: Strength and Weakness, 7th October 2010 organized by Central Statistics Office, Industrial Statistics Wing, Government of India;
 
Presented a paper titled Productivity Performance of Indian Chemical Sector: Post Reform Perspectiveat 2nd National Seminar on Annual Survey of Industries : Strength and Weakness, 17th October 2011 organized by Central Statistics Office, Industrial Statistics Wing, Government of India;
 
Presented a paper titled Productivity Performance of Indian Chemical Sector: Post Reform Perspectiveat DRS Sponsored 2-Day Seminar on Revisiting Globalization & Sustainable Development organized byDepartment of Economics, University of Calcutta on 28th & 29th March 2012;
 
Participated in Faculty Improvement Program organized by Department of Economics (Commerce), St. Xavier’s College, Kolkata on 6th October, 2012;

Participated as a discussant of a paper entitled Horizontal and Vertical Technology Spillover of Foreign Direct Investment: An Evaluation across Indian Manufacturing Industries, written by Smruti Ranjan Behera,  Pami Duaand Bishwanath Goldarin anInternational Seminar on Empirical Issues in International Trade and Finance (EIITF)-III organized byIndian Institute of Foreign Trade (IIFT) onJanuary 10th & 11th,  2013;
 
Delivered a lecture on Sectoral Issues on Indian Industry in Faculty Improvement Program organized by Department of Economics (Commerce), St. Xavier’s College, Kolkata on 19th April, 2013;
 
Participated in UGC Sponsored National Conference organized by Department of Commerce and Business Administration, St. Xavier’s College, Kolkata in Collaboration with Shri Shikshayatan College, Kolkata on 6th and 7th September, 2013;   
 
Presented a paper titled “Chemical Sector in India: An Assessment of Firm Level Efficiency” at UGC sponsoredNational Level Seminar on Contemporary Issues in Development Economics held in the Rabindra Bharati University during 11th  & 12th  March 2014; 
 
Participated in 5th National Seminar on Industrial Statistics held on 29-30 October, 2014 (accepted a paper titled “Relative Efficiency and Employment Intensity of Organized and Unorganized Segments of Indian Textile and Garments Industry: A Preliminary Exploration”, Paper Presenter: Sarmistha Sen, Coauthor);

Participated in 6th National Seminar on Industrial Statistics held on 9th November, 2015 (accepted a paper titled “Labour Demand Elasticity in the Indian Textile and Garment Sector: A Comparative Study of the Organized and Unorganized Segments”, Paper Presenter: Sarmistha Sen, Coauthor); 
·        
Participated as a discussant of a paper entitled Global Financial Crisis And Indian Economy: An Empirical Analysis with Textile Industry, written by Suchetra Sardar in Two-Day Centenary Research Scholar Workshop organized by Department of Economics, University of Calcutta on 28th & 29th July, 2015;
 
Participated in One Day Seminar on Overview of Capital Market Organized by University of Calcutta, Calcutta Stock Exchange and Sundarban Mahavidyalaya on 22nd December, 2015
 
Participated as a discussant of a paper entitled Trade, Infrastructure And Inequality: A Cross Country Analysis, written by Saikat Sinha Roy & Rurda Prosad Royin Two-Day UGC Sponsored National Seminar on Contemporary Issues in Development Economics, Rabindra Bharati University on 18th & 19th February, 2016;
 
Participated as a discussant of a paper entitled Study of Market Concentration of Selected Manufacturing Industries using Mauldon Distribution and the Effect of Market Concentration on Industries’ Growth, written by Baishali Bagchi, Malabika Roy & Ajitavo Raychoudhuri in Two-Day Centenary Research Scholar Workshop organized by Department of Economics, University of Calcutta on 27th & 28th July, 2016;
 
Presented a paper titled “Industrial Performance and Policy Induced Market Distortion: An Analysis of High-Growth Industries in the Post-Reform India” at 7th National Seminar on Annual Survey of Industries: Strength and Weakness, 26th September, 2016 organized by Central Statistics Office, Industrial Statistics Wing, Government of India;

 

Teaching Experiences(In Colleges / Universities):
 
Full Time:


Substitute Teacher in Economicsagainst FDP Post under UGC of SurendranathCollege, Kolkata, Sealdah, (An Under Graduate College of CalcuttaUniversity) since 1st September 2011 to 5th July 2012; Classes Taken on Microeconomic Principles, Mathematics for Economics; Microeconomics; International Economics, Mathematical  Economics;

Worked as a Full Time Assistant Professor in Economics at B.Com. Evening Department in St. Xavier’s College (Autonomous), Kolkata since 06th July, 2012 to 31st May 2014;  

Guest & Special Lectures:
 
Guest Lecturerof  Gurudas College (An Under Graduate College of Calcutta University)for one month during the Academic Session 2007-08: Classes taken on Mathematical Economics for the First Year B.Sc. Student of Economics (HONS);

Guest Lecturerof Rabindra Bharati University (RBU) during the Academic Session of 2008-09: Classes taken on Econometric Theory, Applied Econometrics and Computer Based Econometric Practical for M.A. (Economics) Part-II Econometric and Statistics Special Paper Student;   

One Special Lecture (Lecture Duration 2 Hours) to M.Sc. Second Year Industrial Economics Special Paper’s Students of Department of Economics (University of Calcutta) on Performance of Indian Chemical Industry, in 2012-13 Academic Session;

Three Special Lectures (Each Lecture’s Duration 2 Hours) to M.Phil / Ph.D Students of Department of Economics (University of Calcutta) on Data Exploration using STATA, in 2012-13 Academic Session; 

Six Special Lectures (Each Lecture’s Duration 2 Hours) to M.Phil / Ph.D Students of Department of Economics (University of Calcutta) on Cross-Sectional Econometrics  using STATA, in 2013-14 Academic Session; 

Four Special Lectures (Each Lecture’s Duration 2 Hours) to M.Phil / Ph.D Students of Department of Economics (University of Calcutta) on Cross-Sectional Econometrics  using STATA, in 2014-15 Academic Session;

Guest Lecturer of Departmentof Economics, University of Calcutta (Session 2014-2015). Classes taken on Econometrics Practical using STATA forMA/M.Sc. SEM-II Students;

Four Special Lectures (Each Lecture’s Duration 3 Hours) to M.Phil / Ph.D Students of Department of Economics (University of Calcutta) on Cross-Sectional Econometrics  using STATA, in 2015-16 Academic Session;

Guest Lecturerof Departmentof Economics, University of Calcutta (Session 2015-2016). Classes taken on Econometrics Practical using STATA forMA/M.Sc. SEM-II Students;

Acted as a Resource Person (delivered four hours lecture on Econometrics with STATA) for Seven Day Workshop titled Summer School on Research Methodology: Application of Econometrics and Statistics Organized by Department of Humanities and Social Sciences, National Institute of Technology (NIT), Durgapur in collaboration with The Indian Econometric Society (TIES) during May 23-29, 2016;

Research Guidance:
 
Guided as an Joint Supervisor to a M.Phil Scholar at the Department of Economics in the Calcutta University (Year 2016-2017);
 
Thesis Title: On Performance of High-Growth Industries in Post-Reform India;
Name of the Candidate: Jayati Chakraborty;
Supervisor: Prof. Sarmila Banerjee  (University of Calcutta);
Joint Supervisor: Dr. Subrata Majumder (Sundarban Mahavidyalaya);

 
Knowledge in Computer:  

Certificate in Computer:  
   

MS-DOS 6.2.;
Windows 2000; XP;
MS-Office 2000; XP; 2003, 2007;    
Fox-Pro.
 
Econometric Packages:

Amos (7.0);                                EViews (3.0-6.0);
FRONTIER (4.1);                      DEAP (2.1);
Limdep (7.0);                              LISEREL (8.8);
Mapel (8.0);                                MATLAB (7.0);
MicroFit (4.0);                             R (2.9-2.13);
Scientific Work Place (5.0);         SPSS (10.0-15.0);
Stata (8.1-14.0);
 
Knowledge over Databases:
 
ASI Unit Level Database;
NSS Unit Level Database;
WITS Database;
CMIE-PROWESS Database;
CMIE-Business Bacon Database;
CMIE-Industrial Analysis Database;
WDI-Database; 

Communication Skill:
 
Speak: English, Hindi & Bengali;
Read: English & Bengali;
Write: English & Bengali.

Note: Updated On June 30, 2017

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