With a view to encourage and stimulate advanced economic research in international economics, trade, development, and related financing at universities and academic institutions in India and abroad, the Export-Import Bank of India has instituted two international awards viz. the International Economic Research Annual (IERA) Award and the BRICS Economic Research Annual Award (BRICS Award). These initiatives represent the Bank’s ongoing efforts at promoting economic research and analysis, thereby contributing to policy formulation.
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The objective of the IERA Award is to stimulate advanced doctoral research by Indian nationals in international economics, trade, development, and related financing at universities and academic institutions in India and abroad. The Award consists of a prize amount of ₹ 3,50,000/- (Indian Rupees Three Hundred and Fifty Thousand only) and a citation.
Exim Bank Announces the Winner of IERA Award 2016
Presentation of Exim Bank International Economic Research Annual (IERA) Award 2016 to Dr. Isha Chawla by Dr. Arvind Subramanian, Chief Economic Adviser, Government of India, Ministry of Finance (center), in presence of Mr. David Rasquinha, Managing Director, Export-Import Bank of India (extreme left), and Mr. Yaduvendra Mathur, Additional Secretary, NITI Aayog (extreme right) at the Award Function held in New Delhi on August 02, 2017.
Exim Bank has instituted an annual Award for promoting doctoral research in international economics, trade, development and related financing. The objective of this Award is to promote research in international economics, trade, development and related financing by Indian nationals at universities and academic institutions in India and abroad. The Award consists of prize money of Indian Rupees Three Hundred and Fifty Thousand (₹ 3.5 Lakh) and a Citation. The Award was instituted in 1989.
Research work by Indian nationals in international economics, trade, development and related financing (either awarded a doctorate or accepted for award of doctorate) from an university or equivalent academic institution in India or abroad is a pre-requisite for eligibility of the Award. Issues of relevance to India / Exim Bank such as those pertaining to foreign trade, foreign direct investments, joint ventures, international competitiveness, policies impacting trade and investment, monetary and fiscal interventions would be of particular interest. Exim Bank will accept, as entry, those thesis for which doctorate has been obtained/ accepted for award of doctorate between January 1, 2013 and August 31, 2017.Download the Application Form
Winner and Award Winning Thesis
Dr. Isha Chawla: The Internationalisation of Indian Firms through Outbound Foreign Direct Investment: Nature, Determinants and Developmental Consequences
Dr. Chinmay Tumbe: Migration and Remittances in India
Dr. V. Kalyan Shankar: Value Addition Chains and Trade in Manufactured Commodities in Southeast Asia
Dr. Anwesha Aditya: Trade Liberalisation, Product Variety and Growth
Dr. Harendra Kumar Behera: The Effects of Financial Openness: An Assessment of the Indian Experience
Dr. Brijesh Pazhayathodi: Exports of Services and Offshore Outsourcing: An Empirical Investigation in the Indian Context.
Dr. Narayan Chandra Pradhan– Openness and Growth of the Indian Economy: An Empirical Analysis
Dr. Debasis Mondal – Innovation, Imitation and North South Trade: Economic Theory and Policy
Dr. Ramaa Vasudevan - International Trade, Finance and Money: Essays in Uneven Development
Dr. Arjun Jayadev -- Financial Liberalisation and its Distributional Consequences: An Empirical Exploration
Dr. (Ms.) Monica Das -- Theory & Empirical Evidence on the Ecology versus Economy Debate: A Non-Parametric Estimation of the SURE Model and an Application to a General Equilibrium Model of Trade & Investment
Dr. (Ms.) Rashmi Banga - The Nature, Pattern and Impact of Japanese and US Foreign Direct Investments in Indian Manufacturing
Dr. (Ms.)Prachi Mishra - Essays on Globalization and Wages in Developing Countries
Dr. Debkusum Das - Some Aspects of Productivity Growth and Trade in Indian Industry. Dr. C. Veeramani - Intra-Industry Trade under Economic Liberalisation: An Analysis of India Manufacturing Sector.
Dr. Praveen Kumar - Increasing Wage Inequality - Role of Changing Trade, Technology and Factor Endowments. Dr. Brati Sankar Chakraborty - Essays on Trade in Goods and Factor Movements Under Increasing Returns to Scale
Dr. Sajjid Chinoy - Currency Risk Premia and Unhedged, Foreign Currency Borrowing in Emerging Markets
Dr. (Ms.) Sujata Verma -The Architecture of the International Capital Markets: Theory and Evidence Dr. Uday Bhanu Sinha - On Some Implications of Imperfect Market Structures: International Technology Transfer and Instability of Joint Ventures in Developing Economies
Dr. (Ms.) Poonam Gupta - Essays in International Economics
Dr. Avik Chakrabarti - Foreign Direct Investment and Host Country Interaction: A Strategic Approach. Dr. Arijit Mukherjee - International Joint Ventures and Technology Transfers in Developing Economies: Theoretical Analyses.
Dr. Rajat Acharyya - Theoretical Aspects of Liberal Trade Policies in Transitional Economies: Exchange Rate, Competition and Exports.
Dr. Avadhoot Nadkarni - India's Exchange Rate under the Basket Arrangement: An Exposition and Evaluation. Dr. Laveesh Bhandari - International Technology Transfer: Contracts, Learnings and Alliances.
Dr. Aditya Bhattacharjea - Essays in Industrial Organisation and Strategic Trade Policy for Developing Countries.
Dr. A. Prasad - External Debt of Developing Countries: A case study of India. Dr. (Mrs.) Ashwini Deshpande - Some Aspects of International Debt of Developing Countries.
Dr. Mathew Joseph - Exchange Rates Regime of Less Developed Countries Dr. Tarun Kabiraj - Some Aspects of Technology Transfer: Theory and Policy
Dr. Subhayu Bandopadhyay - Export Taxation in a Multicountry General Equilibrium Framework.
Dr. (Ms.) Neelam Singh -Foreign Ownership, Size and Performance of a Firm: A Case Study of Indian Pharmaceutical Industry.
Dr. Sebastian Morris - Foreign Direct Investments from India: 1964-83. Dr. Prabhirjit Sarkar - The Post War Terms of Trade Controversy: A Re-Examination.
Dr. Nagesh Kumar - Foreign Controlled Enterprises in Indian Industry
Presentation of Exim Bank of India’s BRICS Economic Research Award 2017 by Mr. Hu Huaibang, Chairman, China Development Bank, to the Award winner, Dr. Raquel Almeida Ramos in the presence of Heads of the member development banks from BRICS, during the 7th Annual BRICS Financial Forum hosted by China Development Bank in Beijing, China on September 01, 2017.
In the context of India’s Chairmanship of the BRICS Forum during 2016, and under Exim Bank’s Presidency of the BRICS Interbank Cooperation Mechanism, Exim Bank instituted the BRICS Economic Research Award in March 2016. The objective of the Award is to stimulate and encourage advanced doctoral research on economics related topics of contemporary relevance to the member nations of BRICS. The Award comprises prize money of Indian Rupees 1.5 million (approximately USD 23,000) sponsored by Exim Bank, a medal and a citation. Doctoral thesis of nationals of any of the five member nations of BRICS, i.e. Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa, who have been awarded a Doctorate or who have submitted thesis for a Doctorate from any recognized nationally accredited University or academic institution globally, are eligible to participate and receive the Award.
The BRICS Economic Research Award represents Exim Bank’s on-going efforts at promoting research in the area of international economics, trade & development and related financing. The Award accepted as entries, doctoral thesis written by nationals of any of the five member nations of BRICS, who have been awarded a doctorate or accepted for award of a doctorate from any University or academic institution globally.
Exim Bank is the nominated member development bank under the BRICS Interbank Cooperation Mechanism, along with other nominated member development banks from member nations of BRICS namely Banco Nacional de DesenvolvimentoEconomico e Social (BNDES), Brazil; State Corporation Bank for Development and Foreign Economic Affairs (Vnesheconombank), Russia; China Development Bank Corporation (CDB), China, and Development Bank of Southern Africa (DBSA), South Africa. Exim Bank is also a signatory to the multilateral cooperation agreement signed among the member development banks of member nations of BRICS.
Winner and Award Winning Thesis
Dr. Raquel Almeida Ramos: Financialization and its Implications on the Determination of Exchange Rates of Emerging Market Economies
Dr. João Prates Romero: Technical Progress and Structural Change: The Roles of Demand and Supply in Economic Growth