Dr. Somesh Kumar Mathur

Associate Professor of Economics (IIT Kanpur)

Senior Research Fellow

Somesh K. Mathur, PhD has nearly eleven years of teaching and research experience at the Department of Economics, Jamia Millia Islamia (Central University), Delhi prior to his joining the IIT Kanpur(www.iitk.ac.in) in 2008. While teaching at the Jamia he completed his M. Phil and PhD degrees in economics from the Centre for International Trade and Development, JNU. He joined as Fellow at the RIS, Ministry of External Affairs, Government of India in April, 2006 on deputation from the Department of Economics, JMI for two years. In 2008, he had joined on permanent basis IIT Kanpur as Assistant Professor of Economics in the Humanities and Social Sciences (H&SS) department of the IIT Kanpur. In 2012, he was elevated to position of Associate Professor. His area of interest lies in efficiency and productivity analysis, new trade and growth theories, evaluating Economic agreements, Gravity Analysis convergence issues, TRIPS and other WTO issues. He has participated in various national and international conferences and has published in refereed national and international journals like Review of international economics, Geneva Papers on Risk and Insurance, Economic and Political Weekly, Journal of Korean Economy, Indian Economic Review, Journal of Business and Economics, Journal of World Intellectual Property Rights, Journal of Infrastructure Development, Foreign Trade Review, Journal of Industrial Statistics(CSO), UNESCAP and ADB Publications, among others.