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Department of Economics

Sanchari Roy Mukherjee

Sanchari Roy Mukherjee


M.Sc., Ph.D. in Economics.

Professor

Members of Learned Societies: Member of the American Economic Association from 1995 to 2005., Life Member of Indian Association of Women’s Studies


Contact Addresses:

Phone +91-9832068254; 8017329286
Mailing Address Department of Economics, University of North Bengal, P.O.- NBU, Dist- Darjeeling, West Bengal, Pin -734013, India.
e-Mail sancharirm@gmail.com , sancho12@rediffmail.com

Subject specialization: Advanced Monetary Theory, Economics of Planning.

Areas of Research Interest: Development Studies & Gender Studies, Feminist Economics, Transportation Economics, Economics of Infrastructure, Natural Resource Economics.

No. of Ph.D. students:    (a) Supervised: 08      (b) Ongoing: 08 .

No. of M.Phil. students: (a) Supervised: 06       (b) Ongoing: 03.

No. of Publications:        52

Achievement & Awards:

Professional experiences:

Administrative Experiences:

Selective List of Publications:

  1. "Problems & Prospects of the Wagon Industry in India", Business Studies, [Calcutta University], 15(1&2): Jan.-July 1989
  2. “Capacity Determinants in the Transportation Sector: A Study of Railway Freight Operations”, Paper at the 29th Conference of the Indian Econometric Society, IIT Kanpur, 19-21 March 1993; published in the Conference Volume
  3. "Infant Mortality Factors in Population Planning Models for India", Proceedings of the Workshop on Population Education for Sustainable Development, Centre for Adult & Continuing Education [CACE] & the State Resource Centre [SRC], North Bengal University, 1996; pp.18-26
  4.  "Industrial Recession in India (1965-66 to 1975-76): An Econometric Study of Railway Freight Capacity Linkages", North Bengal University Review [Humanities & Social Sciences]; 1996: (Dec):142-167
  5. "Fuel-Use Economics in the Himalaya: Depletion Feedbacks", Paper at the UGC National Seminar on The Himalayas: Environment, Economy, Society, held at the Centre for Himalayan Studies [CHS], University of North Bengal, 10-12 September 1996; Proceedings forthcoming in book-form
  6. "The Comparative Economics of Woodfuel-Energy in the Himalaya", Himalayan Paryavaran [ISSN 09718931], 1996:(4):40-49
  7. "Biomass in Energy Planning: Trends in Hilly Regions", Paper at the Seminar-Workshop on "Agro-Climatic Planning for Darjeeling District", organised by ATI, Calcutta & the District Administration, Darjeeling, 14-15 February 1997; published in the Proceedings
  8. "Man and Forests in the Darjeeling Himalaya: Reviewing Settlement-Fuelwood Equations", Himalayan Paryavaran,1997:(5):106-116         
  9. "Infrastructure Financing in India: A Long Term View", Paper at the National Seminar on “Transport Economics", Centre for Transport Studies, Department of Economics, Jadavpur University, 19 February, 1999; published in the Proceedings
  10. "Growing Dilemmas: Food and Fodder Access Rights in the Himalaya”, (with Govinda Chowdhury), paper published in Himalayan Paryavaran, 1999-2000, vol.6, pp.79-84
  11. “The Energy-Biomass Cycle”, Site-Situational Studies of the Bijanbari-Pulbazar Area: Technical Report II to the Core Committee on Institutionalisation of ACRP in Darjeeling District, District Administration, Darjeeling, May 1999
  12. “ Report on Forest-related Subjects in Existing University and Collegiate Syllabi under University of North Bengal & Suggested Upgradation”, [reprint] Regional Wood Energy Development Programme in Asia: Integration of Wood Energy in Curricula of Forestry Training & Education: National Experts Consultation: India, RWEDP Report No.50, Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations [FAO], Bangkok, 2000, pp.84-88
  13. "Gender Disparity in Regional Contexts: A Review of Concepts", Paper presented at the Workshop on Women in Society, Polity & the Economy, organised by the Centre for Women’s Studies, University of North Bengal, 21-22 September 2000; published in the Proceedings
  14. “Demographic Profile of North Bengal”, Chapter 5 in the Socioeconomic Plan for North Bengal 2001-2010, Taskforce for the Perspective Plan, University of North Bengal, April 2001, commissioned by Uttar Banga Unnayan Parshad, Government of West Bengal
  15. “Population Change, Environmental Trade-Offs and Women: A Study in the Plantations of North Bengal”, Paper presented at the International Conference on Population, Development and Environment, organised by Birla Institute of Technology and Science (BITS), Pilani, Rajasthan, 15-16 March 2002; Published  in the Proceedings
  16. “The Railways in the Colonial Communications System of India: A Reappraisal”, Paper published  in Amiya K. Bagchi, Dipankar Sinha, Barnita Bagchi (eds), Webs of History: Information, Communication and Technology from Early to post-Colonial India, Manohar, New Delhi, November 2004, pp. 173-196
  17. Securing Property Rights for Women & Indigenous Communities; Co-authored Consultancy Report (with Jeta Sankrityayana) on an Outline Research Study undertaken for the International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development, Kathmandu, October 2004
  18. Indian Women: Broken Words, Distant Dreams, Edited volume published by Levant Books, Kolkata, March 2007
  19. “Labour, Work Participation & Empowerment: Women in the Plantation Sector of North Bengal”, in Sanchari Roy Mukherjee (ed) (2007): Indian Women: Broken Words, Distant Dreams, Levant Books, Kolkata, pp147-189
  20.  “Public Investment and Infrastructural Finance: The Case of the Indian Railways Revisited”, Paper in Journal of Business Studies, Department of Commerce, University of Calcutta, Vol. XXVI, Jan.-July 2005, pp. 62-88
  21. “Gender Disparities in Rural Work: A Time Use Survey –based Evaluation in Rural West Bengal”, (jointly with Panchali Sen Gupta), Paper in Punjab University Research Journal of Social Sciences, Panjab University, Chandigarh, Vol.14, nos. 2, 2006, pp. 1-44
  22. “Financing Railway Infrastructure in India: A Long-Term View (1853-1993)”, Published in Journal of Regional Economic Studies, Department of Economics, North Bengal University, January 2007, pp. 1-33
  23. Women in the Changing World: Global Experiences and Challenges’, Edited with Smt. Sudakshina Ray Datta, Levant Books, Kolkata, 2009
  24. ‘Time Allocation Study of Women’s Work in Rural Bengal: A Case Study’, Paper in Women in the Changing World: Global Experiences and Challenges’, Edited with Smt. Sudakshaina Ray Datta, Levant Books, Kolkata, 2009
  25. Coauthor of Development Barriers & Potentials in the Borden Regions of West Bengal. – Project Report,  December 2009 [13th Finance Commission, GOI]  (with Jeta Sankrityayana, Principal Investigator & Smt. Sudakshina Ray Datta, Associate Investigator)
  26. Coauthor of Uttar Dinajpur District Human Development Report, UNDP, Planning Commission, GOI and HDRCC, Development and Planning Department, Government of West Bengal, 2009 (with Jeta Sankrityayana)
  27. Women in the Changing World: Global Experiences and Challenges’, Edited with Smt. Sudakshaina Ray Datta, Levant Books, Kolkata, 2009
  28. ‘Time Allocation Study of Women’s Work in Rural Bengal: A Case Study’, (with Panchali Sengupta) Paper in Women in the Changing World: Global Experiences and Challenges’, Edited with Smt. Sudakshaina Ray Datta, Levant Books, Kolkata, 2009
  29. “Differential Educational Attainment of the Blocks of Uttar Dinajpur District”, (with Prasanta Basak), Working Paper, Department of Economics, North Bengal University, 2010
  30.  “Elementary Education in Rural West Bengal - The Socio-Economic Correlates”, (with Prasanta Basak) Journal of Educational Planning and Administration, National University of Educational Planning and Administration, New Delhi, Vol. 25, No. 4, , October 2011, pp.351-374
  31.  ‘Problems and Prospects of Agriculture in Sikkim: A Critical Appraisal’, (jointly with Anjan Chakrabarti), in Agriculture in the Era of Economic Reforms, Edited by K.K. Bagchi, Abhijeet Publications, Delhi, 2011, pp. 222-240,
  32.  “Urbanisation and the Urban Poor: A Study of the Status of South Asian Countries”, (jointly with Arup Pramanik), Journal of the Regional Economic Studies, North Bengal University,Vol. III, (1), 2011, ISSN 2319-2542
  33. “Situational Analysis of Women Workers in Sericulture - A Study on the Current Trends & Prospects”, ( jointly with Chandan Roy & Santanu  Ghosh) Summaries of the Conference Papers, The Indian Society of Labour Economics, 53rd Annual Conference, 17-19 December, 2011, pp-170-171.
  34. “Gender Differentials In Work Participation: Time Valuation Study Of Women’s Work In Rural North Bengal”, ((with Panchali Sengupta), Working Paper, Department of Economics, North Bengal University, 2011
  35.  “Sericulture as an Employment Generating Household Industry in West Bengal – A Study on its Current Problems and Prospects”, ( jointly with Chandan Roy & Santanu  Ghosh) Arthabeekshan (ISSN 0972-1185) , Vol 21, No.3, Dec, 2012,  pp 131-155
  36. “Socio-Economic Determinants of The Intra-Family Status Of Women In Rural India: Analysis And Empirical Evidence”, (with Panchali Sengupta), Working Paper, Department of Economics, North Bengal University, 2012
  37. Sanchari Roy Mukherjee (jointly Prasanta Basak): District Level Variation in Literacy Rate in West Bengal, International Journal of Social Sciences and Interdisciplinary Research, Vol 1 (7), July 2012
  38. “Historical Overview of Migration and Immigration into the ‘Himalayan Kingdom’ Sikkim: An Exploratory Study of the Ensuing Political, Economic and Cultural Metamorphosis”,  (jointly Anjan Chakrabarti), in Internal Migration in India: Nature, Determinants and Consequences (ed), Kanak Kanti Bagchi, Abhijeet Publications, New Delhi, 2013.
  39. “Urbanisation, Migration and Expenditure Pattern of the Urban Poor: A Study of Inner & Peripheral City Squatter Settlements in Siliguri Municipal Corporation Area (SMCA) of West Bengal, India”, (jointly with Arup Pramanik), The Macrotheme Review A multidisciplinary journal of global macro trends, Macrotheme Capital Management, LLC, 2013
  40. Working Paper Rehabilitation and Resettlement of Cross-border Migrants in Uttar Dinajpur District, West Bengal, Department of Economics, North Bengal University, March 2013
  41. “Utilization of Antenatal Care by Rural Women of Jalpaiguri District: A Focus on Janani Suraksha Yojana”, (jointly with Mampi Bose), Journal of Regional Economic Studies, North Bengal University, Vol. IV, March 2013, ISSN: 2319-2542, pp 1-18
  42.  “Status and Empowerment of  Women Workers in Sericulture of West Bengal - A Socio Economic Analysis”, (with Chandan Roy) Arthabisleshon, Vol 2No. 1, 2014,  (ISSN 2321-1903).(In Bengali),  
  43. “Impediments to Economic Freedom: Women’s Livelihoods and Work Participation Trends in India”, in Beyond the Private World: Indian Women in the Public Sphere, edited by Subrata Bagchi, Primus Books, New Delhi, 2014, pp. 242-272, ISBN – 978-93-84082-02-4
  44. Women in Development, edited with Anil Bhuimali, & Smt. Sudakshina Ray, North Bengal University Press, 2014, ISBN – 978-93-81757-13-0
  45. The Economy of North Bengal: A Development Perspective, edited with Anil Bhuimali & Kanak Kanti Bagchi, North Bengal University Press, 2014, ISBN – 978-93-81757-12-3
  46. ‘Urbanisation, Migration and Informal Settlements in Darjeeling District with Special Reference To Siliguri Municipal Corporation Area (SMCA)’, (jointly with Arup Pramanik), in The Economy of North Bengal: A Development Perspective, edited with Anil Bhuimali & Kanak Kanti Bagchi, North Bengal University Press, 2014, ISBN – 978-93-81757-12-3
  47. ‘Land Productivity, Artisanal Efficiency & Income Generation in Artisanal Silk Industry of West Bengal’, (jointly with Chandan Ray), in The Economy of North Bengal: A Development Perspective, edited with Anil Bhuimali & Kanak Kanti Bagchi, North Bengal University Press, 2014, ISBN – 978-93-81757-12-3
  48. ‘Determinants of Agricultural Productivity in West Bengal’, (jointly with Anjan Chakrabarti), in The Economy of North Bengal: A Development Perspective, edited with Anil Bhuimali & Kanak Kanti Bagchi, North Bengal University Press, 2014, ISBN – 978-93-81757-12-3
  49. “Women’s Economic Security and Property Rights: Some Current Issues”, Social Trends, Journal of the Department of Sociology, North Bengal University, Vol. 1 No. 1, March 2014, ISSN: 2348-6538, pp. 1-23
  50. Working Paper on “Development Barriers & Potentials in the Border Regions of West Bengal”, (with J. Sankrityayana & S. Ray) Department of Economics, North Bengal University, March 2014
  51.  “Differential Literacy Attainment of the Blocks of Uttar Dinajpur District”,  (jointly with Prasanta Basak), Journal of Educational Planning and Administration Volume XXVIII, No. 4, October 2014, pp. 345-366
  52. “Status and Empowerment of Women Workers in Sericulture of West Bengal: A Socio- Economic Analysis”, (jointly with Chandan Ray) Arthabisleshon, 2015, 2(2), p.69-87