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Vidya.C.T

Vidya.C.T

Assistant Professor

Area:

International Trade, Trade in Services, Global Value Chains andNetwork Models

Qualification:
PhD

Dr.Vidya C.T. currently working as Assistant Professor at CESS from 2014. She completed her Ph.D. in Economics from the Department of Humanities and Social Sciences at the Indian Institute of Technology Madras (IIT) in the year 2013. Her research interests include International Trade, Trade in Services, Global Value Chains, and Network Models.  She has received many academic honors and prizes, including one of the best Ph.D. paperworks from RESER, the European Association of Services Research, and ‘Young Economist’ to participating 3rd Meeting of the winners of the Bank of Sweden Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel and best International project proposal in the SANEI-GDN(RRC)competition. She is also on the Editorial Board of Sustainable energy systems and policies (specialty section of Frontiers in Energy Research) one of the high-impact journals. And reviewer for many Scopus journals.She has worked extensively on various research projects, and reports, for both national and international agencies. She also publishes in leading international journals.

International Trade, Trade in Services, Global Value Chains andNetwork Models

 

  1. Role of green infrastructure in facilitating the trade recovery in ASEAN in the edited book volume“ Post-pandemic in the ASEAN”, Taghizadeh-HesaryFarhad (Ed),and Naoyuki Yoshino(Eds). Routledge Studies in Development Economics (2023)
  2. Exploring the Effect of Covid-19 on Herding in Asian Financial Markets (2022). 101961,https://doi.org/10.1016/j.mex.2022.101961 (Co-authors: Ravichandran,Rashika; Deorukhkar,Aditya.
  3. Impact of Covid-19 pandemic on the world trade networks and exposure to shocks: A cross-country examination (2022), Emerging Markets, Finance and Trade, Publisher: Taylor and Francis (Scopus).https://doi.org/10.1080/1540496X.2022.2108699
  4. Has Covid-19 Shaken the World Trade and China’s Preeminence? Asian Economics Letters, Vol.3, Issue 2, January 2022, Scholastica Publications, https://doi.org/10.46557/001c.25380
  5. Does infrastructure facilitate trade connectivity? Evidence from ASEAN, Asia Europe Journal, 19, Issue 2, June 2021. Publisher: Springer
  6. Implications of COVID-19 Pandemic on the Global Trade Networks, Emerging Markets, Finance and Trade, Vol.56, pp:2408-2421, 2020, Publisher: Taylor and Francis
  7. Does Infrastructure Facilitate Trade Connectivity? Evidence from ASEAN (2020) ADBI Working Paper 1179; Tokyo. Asian Development Bank Institute. Available: https://www.adb.org/publications/does-infrastructure-facilitate-tradeconnectivity-asean.
  8. Is Trade Integration Leading to Regionalization? Evidence from Cross-Country Network analysis, Journal of Economic Integration, Vol. 35, No. 1, March 2020, 1-9, Publisher: Sejong University, Korea
  9. Do business cycles, and investment-specific technology shocks matter for stock returns? Economic Modelling, Elsevier, (Elsevier Publication), 2017, 70, 511-52http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0264999317312609
  10. Intra-industry trade between India and Indonesia. Bulletin of Monetary Economics and Banking, Bank Indonesia Institute, ISSN: 1410 8046, Indonesia.
  11. Services Sector Report Telangana State: Growth, Employment and Challenges, prepared for Planning Department, Govt. of Telangana, 2019
  12. Structural change and cycles in trade in services: an empirical investigation inthe Indian context in the edited volume of “emerging services sector and inclusiveness: evidence from India”, Gupta. P (ed), Cambridge scholars publishing, UK, 2015, ISBN no-13: 978-1-4438-7614-8
  13. Contributed a Chapter on “Service Sector” in the First economic outlook report of Govt. of Telangana, 2016, Govt. of Telangana.
  14. Contribution of Business Services to India’s Economic Growth has been published in the edited volume “Rethinking India’s Growth Strategy: Services Vs Manufacturing”, Edited by R. K. Mishra and NanditaSethi, Concept Publication, New Delhi, 2008

 

  1. Global Value Chains in the Apparel Sector in India: In-depth study of services-manufacturing linkage, employment and trade barriers, Project sponsored and funded by Indian Council of Social Science Research (ICSSR)-IMPRESS, duration: 2 years; 2019-2021.
  2. Patterns of trade, specialization, and trade value formation in services: A comparative study of India and China”, project sponsored and funded by Indian Council of Social Science Research (ICSSR), New Delhi, 2 years; 2017 to 2019
  3. Investor Grievance Redressal Mechanism of NSE: Efficiency and effectiveness analysis based on investor survey. Project funded and monitored by National Stock Exchange (NSE), Mumbai: 8 months; 2017 to 2018
  4. Services Sector Report Telangana State: Growth, Employment and Challenges, prepared for Planning Department, Govt. of Telangana, 2019
  5. Trade-in-services among South Asia and Partners: Measurement, structure and policy dimensions. Monitored and sponsored by South Asian Network of Economic Research Institute (SANEI), Nepal. Funded by Global Development Network, UK. Period of study 1-2-2015 to 1-2- 2017
  6. Project on Logistics Services in India: Analysis of Strengths, Potential, and Challenges. Project submitted and monitored by Centre for WTO Studies, New Delhi for Ministry of Commerce and Industry, 2015-2014
  7. Rice Exports in Telangana: Exploring the global destinations, Project under Telangana Development Scheme, State Planning Commission; 2020-2022:
  1. Paper presentation in the project workshop on “Trade characteristics of ASEAN trade in goods” in the forthcoming workshop at Bangkok on the theme “Global trade and recovery” organized by ERIA-Monash University, Australia, Jakarta, (December 2022)
  2. Dynamics of trade characteristics, competition intensity and fragility: A Network Analysis based on ASEAN, in the workshop Theme: “Global Trade and Economic Recovery in the Post-Pandemic World”, Webinar , August 2022; organised by ERIA-Monash University, Australia
  3. The paper titled in the webinar “ Global Apparel Trade Networks: Fragmentation leading to regionalization” is accepted for oral paper presentation at the 32nd Annual Conference of International Trade and Finance Association, May 26th&27th, 2022
  4. Impact of Covid-19 pandemic on the world trade networks and exposure to shocks: A cross-country examination to the Webinar- 15th Bulletin of Monetary Economics and Banking (BMEB) International Conference ‚Stimulating Economic Recovery, Promoting Sustainable-Inclusive Growth: Challenges and Opportunities‛, Organised by Bank of Indonesia Institute, Indonesia on September 2-3, 2021
  5. Drivers of India’s export competitiveness of textile sector: A Porter-Diamond Approach in the International Conference on Empirical Issues in International Trade and Finance (EIITF- 2021), held at the Indian Institute of Foreign Trade, Kolkata Campus, 16th-17th December 2021 (co-authored with Srividhya,M)
  6. Invited Discussion cum presentation to contribute a paper on “Role of green infrastructure in facilitating the trade and economic recovery in ASEAN” in the Asian Economic Development International Conference, Chiang Mai University, Thailand, September 9, 2021
  7. Does Infrastructure facilitate trade connectivity: Evidence from ASEAN?ADBI Virtual Workshop Energy Supply and Transport Infrastructure connecting Asia and Europe Asian Development Bank Institute (ADBI), Tokyo, Japan, 27-29 May 2020.
  8. Invited to serve as discussant for the paper “Competition and Cooperation in the Natural Gas Market: A Game-Theoretic Demand-Base Analysis” in the Webinar/Virtual Workshop titled “Energy and Transport Infrastructure Connecting Asia and Europe: Investment, Transportation, Trade & COVID-19” organized by Asian Development Bank Institute (ADBI), Tokyo, dated 27-29 May 2020.
  9. Is Trade Integration Leading to Regionalization? Evidence from the Cross-Country Network Analysis paper has been presented in the Research Conference on Economic Integration in Asia and Europe: Lessons and Recommended Policies for the special issue of Journal of Economic Integration (JEI) 28-29 October 2019, Tokyo, Japan, ADBI
  10. Networks analysis of trade in value-added services and mapping the GVCS: A cross-country analysis, Paper presented in the 8th Applied Financial Modelling Conference at Istanbul Sehir University organized by Asia-Pacific Applied Economics Association (APAEA), Istanbul on 11th to 12th April 2019
  11. Efficiency and effectiveness of investor protection: A comparative analysis of India vis-à-vis selected countries, Paper presented in the 8th Applied Financial Modelling Conference at Istanbul Sehir University organized by Asia-Pacific Applied Economics Association (APAEA), Istanbul on 11th to 12th April 2019
  12. Paper presented on absence on Panel data-intra-industry trade- full paper in the 24th International Panel Data Conference, Dept of Economics, Sogang University, Seoul, Korea, accessible held on 19-20th June 2018 –full paper accessible websitesogang.ac.kr/download/prg_pdf/Session%204B%202.pdf
  13. Is India moving up in specialization through intra-industry trade? presented in the “International Trade, Specialization and Growth – David Ricardo and the Contemporary Perspectives, Centre for Studies in Social Studies (CSSSC) & Economics Department, Jadavpur University, Kolkata, 28th and 29th, December 2017.
  14. Presented paper on “Intra- Industry Trade in services and Integration of South Asia: Measurement, Determinants and Implications for Policy” in the 14th Annual Conference on “Deeper Integration for Greater Prosperity in South Asia” organized by South Asian Network of Economic Research Institutes (SANEI) and Global Development Network (GDN) held at Kathmandu, Nepal on 7thto 8th November 2016.
  15. Presented paper on “Quantifying barriers to trade in services in South Asia” in the 14th Annual Conference on “Deeper Integration for Greater Prosperity in South Asia” organized by South Asian Network of Economic Research Institutes (SANEI) and Global Development Network (GDN) held at Kathmandu, Nepal on 7thto 8th November 2016
  16. ‘Growth of India’s IT Services: What drives software exports,’ International Conference on ‘Empirical Research on Trade in Services,’Centre for WTO Studies, Indian Institute of Foreign Trade, New Delhi on August 20-21, 2015.
  17. ‘India’s Services trade: Does exchange rate matters?’, International Conference on “Trends in Multidisciplinary Business and Economic Research”, Bangkok, Thailand, March 25-26, 2015.
  18. ‘Intra-Industry Trade in services between India and the major trading partners: measurement and implications for policy,’ the International Conference on “Empirical Research in trade in services,” Centre for WTO Studies, Indian Institute of Foreign Trade, New Delhi, August 21-22,
  19. ‘Revisiting Growth & Employment in Telangana: Bringing connect between Industrial Policy& regional disparities,’ Two-day national seminar, Centre for Economic and Social Studies, January 22, 2015.
  20. Paper presented on trade in services in India in the International Conference on “The Trade and Exchange Rate Policies in the Context of WTO AND PTAs: Challenges before Emerging Economies” from September 28thand 29th 2015, Institute of Public Enterprises, Hyderabad
  21. ‘Determining factors for India’s services trade,’ the International Conference on “Empirical Research in trade in services,” Centre for WTO Studies, Indian Institute Foreign Trade, New Delhi, 21-22,2014.
  22. ‘Intra-Industry Trade in services between India and the major trading partners: measurement and implications for policy,’ the International Conference on “Empirical Research in trade in services,” Centre for WTO Studies, Indian Institute of Foreign Trade, New Delhi, August 21-22,
  23. ‘Revisiting Growth & Employment in Telangana: Bringing connect between Industrial Policy& regional disparities,’ Two-day national seminar, Centre for Economic and Social Studies, January 22, 2015.
  24. ‘Structural change and cycles in Trade in Services: An Empirical Investigation in the Indian context,’ the National Conference on Trade in Services in India and Inclusive Growth Paradigm: Emerging Opportunities and Future Challenges, Centre for WTO Studies, Indian Institute of Foreign Trade, New Delhi, August 22-23,
  25. ‘Understanding the dynamics of India’s Services Trade,’ the conference on ‘Global resilience of the services economy,’ RESER, the European Association of Services Research, School of Business, Economics, and Law, Gothenburg, Sweden, September 30- October 2, 2010.
  26. Cyclical Analysis of India’s Economic Growth: Is Service Sector Catching Up? Presented at the 6th International Conference on ‘New insights for understanding innovation and competence building for sustainable development and social justice”, the Global Network for the Economics of Learning, innovation and competence building systems (GLOBELICS), Mexico. September 22-24, 2008.
  • Teaching Macroeconomics for the Ph.D. Scholars Course Work (Semester I) – Shared Course
  • Teaching Paradigms in Economics for the Ph.D. Scholars Course Work (Semester-2) –Shared Course