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Assistant Professor



Jagadish Prasad Sahu has a PhD in Economics from Jawaharlal Nehru University. He has an MPhil in economics from Delhi School of Economics, University of Delhi and an MA in Economics from University of Hyderabad. Previously, he has worked as an Assistant Professor at School of Business, University of Petroleum and Energy Studies (UPES), Dehradun and Senior Research Analyst at Institute of Economic Growth, Delhi. He has teaching interests in Macroeconomics, Econometrics, and Applied Time Series Econometrics. His research interests include Foreign Direct Investment, Economic Growth, Political Economics, and Development Economics. He has published several research articles in peer-reviewed journals. He has presented research papers in various national and international conferences.


PhD: Economics, Jawaharlal Nehru University

M.Phil.: Economics, Delhi School of Economics, University of Delhi

Masters: University of Hyderabad 

Bachelor: Economics (Hons.), Utkal University

Journal Publications:

  • Panda, S., & Sahu, J. P. (2023). Good Luck or Good Policy? Economic Growth and Human Development in Odisha Under the Naveen Patnaik Rule. International Journal of Public Administration, 1-13.
  • Laskar, N., Sahu, J. P., & Choudhury, K. S. (2023). Impact of gender diversity on firm performance: empirical evidence from India. Managerial Finance, (ahead-of-print).
  • Sahu, J. P. (2021). Do surges in foreign direct investment inflows lead to surges in economic growth? Evidence from Developing Countries. Studies in Economics and Finance, 38(2), 317-338.
  • Sahu, J. P. (2021). Does inflow of foreign direct investment stimulate economic growth? Evidence from developing countries. Transnational Corporations Review, 13(4), 376-393.
  • Sahu, J. P. & Dash, S. K. (2021). What Explains FDI Inflows to ASEAN Countries? Evidence from Quantile Regressions. Journal of Asian Economic Integration,3(1), 25-37.
  • Barik, A. & Sahu, J. P. (2022). The long-run effect of public debt on economic growth: Evidence from India. Journal of Public Affairs, 22(1), e2281.
  • Sahu, J. P. (2020). Do Large Foreign Direct Investment Inflows Behave Differently From Smaller Inflows? Evidence from Developing Countries. Margin: The Journal of Applied Economic Research, 14(1), 86-106.
  • Sahu, J. P., & Panda, S. (2018). Political regime persistence and economic growth in Odisha: An empirical assessment of the Naveen Patnaik rule. Economics Bulletin, 38(1), 610-622.
  • Sahu, J. P., & Mohanty, C. K. (2016). Is there a natural rate of crime in India?. Contemporary Social Science, 11(4), 334-346.
  • Sahu, J. P. (2013). Inflation dynamics in India: A hybrid New Keynesian Phillips Curve approach. Economics Bulletin, 33(4), 2634-2647.
  • Sahu, J. P., & Panda, S. (2012). Is private investment being crowded out in India? Some fresh evidence. Economics Bulletin, 32(2), 1125-1132.


Book Chapters & Working Papers:

  • Sahu, J. P., & Barik, A. (2019). Exports Dynamics of India: A Cointegration Analysis, In Gupta, A. & Dalei, N. N. (Eds.), Energy, Environment and Globalization: Recent Trends, Opportunities and Challenges in India, Page No. 265-275, Singapore: Springer Nature.
  • Sen, K., Kar, S., & Sahu, J. P. (2017). The Stroll, The Trot and The Sprint of the Elephant: Understanding Indian Growth Episodes, In K. Sen, L. Pritchett and E. Werker (Eds.), Deals and Development: The Political Dynamics of Growth Episodes, Page No. 250-284, Oxford: Oxford University Press.
  • Sen, K., Kar, S., & Sahu, J. P. (2014). The political economy of economic growth in India, 1993-2013. ESID Working Paper No. 44, Manchester, UK: University of Manchester.


Opinion Article in News Paper:

Rejuvenating tourism during pandemic (coauthored with PKV Kishan & Yashobanta Parida), published in Telangana Today on 30th August 2021.

S.No. Course Name Programme Term
1. Macroeconomics and Public Policy MBA II
2. Econometrics EMBAA III
3. Advanced Macroeconomics PhD III
4. Econometrics-2 (Applied Time Series Econometrics) PhD IV
5. Quantitative Research Methods PhD II
6. Economic Growth: Theories & Empirics PhD VI


  • ICSSR Doctoral Fellow at Institute of Economic Growth, Delhi during June 2015-May 2017.

Member of MBAA Committee (since 1st July 2022) and PhD Committee (since 1st July 2023)