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Current Issues in Economics and Finance

  • Bandi Kamaiah
  • C.S. Shylajan
  • S. Venkata Seshaiah
  • M. Aruna
  • Subhadip Mukherjee

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xii
  2. Fiscal Policy, Monetary Policy and Financial Integration

  3. International Trade and Economic Growth

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 65-65
    2. Gurpreet Kaur, Vishal Sarin, Jasdeep Kaur Dhami
      Pages 77-94
  4. Productivity and Firm Performance

  5. Agriculture and Food Security

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 181-181
    2. Madhabendra Sinha, Partha Pratim Sengupta
      Pages 183-196
    3. Bhabani Prasad Mahapatra, Bhagabata Patro
      Pages 197-212

About this book


This book discusses wide topics related to current issues in economic growth and development, international trade, macroeconomic and financial stability, inflation, monetary policy, banking, productivity, agriculture and food security. It is a collection of seventeen research papers selected based on their quality in terms of contemporary topic, newness in the methodology, and themes. All selected papers have followed an empirical approach to address research issues, and are segregated in five parts. Part one covers papers related to fiscal and price stability, monetary policy and economic growth. The second part contains works related to financial integration, capital market volatility and macroeconomic stability. Third part deals with issues related to international trade and economic growth. Part four covers topics related to productivity and firm performance. The final part discusses issues related to agriculture and food security. The book would be of interest to researchers, academicians as a ready reference on current issues in economics and finance.


Macroeconomic Instability Inflation and Monetary Policy Wavelet Method Financial Integration Economic Growth Productivity Exchange Rate International Trade Food Policy

Editors and affiliations

  • Bandi Kamaiah
    • 1
  • C.S. Shylajan
    • 2
  • S. Venkata Seshaiah
    • 3
  • M. Aruna
    • 4
  • Subhadip Mukherjee
    • 5
  1. 1.Department of EconomicsUniversity of HyderabadHyderabadIndia
  2. 2.IBS HyderabadHyderabadIndia
  3. 3.IBS HyderabadHyderabadIndia
  4. 4.Department of EconomicsIBS HyderabadHyderabadIndia
  5. 5.Department of EconomicsIBS HyderabadHyderabadIndia

About the editors

Dr. Bandi Kamaiah is currently Professor and Dean of School of Economics at University of Hyderabad, India, and President of The Indian Econometric Society (TIES). He has held multiple administrative positions as SAP and ASHIS Coordinator, Head of the Department of Economics at University of Hyderabad. He also served as the Head of RBI Endowment Unit, ISEC, Bangalore. With 140 research papers in international journals of repute, his areas of research interest are monetary and financial economics, applied time series analysis, macroeconomics and international finance. 

Dr. C.S. Shylajan is Professor and Dean Academics at IBS Hyderabad, India. Prior to this, he was a Post Doctoral Fellow at Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Calcutta. He was also a Visiting Research Fellow at ICTP, Italy as part of a Research Program sponsored by UNESCO and Beijer Institute, Sweden. His areas of research interest are international economics, macroeconomics, environmental economics, etc. He was the Consulting Editor of IUP Journal of Public Finance during 2006-2012. He is currently Associate Editor of International Journal of Ecology and Development

Dr. S.Venkata Seshaiah is Professor and Director at ICFAI Business School, Hyderabad, India. He was a Consulting Editor for ICFAI Journal of Applied Economics and he has also edited several books in the area of economic development. He is also a scientific adviser for many national and international journals. His areas of interest are financial economics, capital markets, business strategy, and behavioral economics. 

Dr. M. Aruna is Associate Professor with the Department of Economics at IBS Hyderabad. She obtained her PhD from Osmania University and has received short term fellowship from ICSSR, New Delhi. Her research has been published in journals like Economic and Finance ReviewTheoretical Economic LettersEnergy Review Studies, Indian Journal of Economics and Business EconomicsBusiness Economics and Finance Review, and Journal of Educational Planning and Administration.

Dr. Subhadip Mukherjee is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Economics, ICFAI Business School Hyderabad. He completed the Fellow Programme in Management (FPM) in Economics from IIM Bangalore. His research has been published in journals such as Economic Modelling and also Edited Volume by Springer etc. His areas of research interest include international trade, applied econometrics especially with respect to micro level analysis of firms and industries, and development economics.

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