India Exim Bank Announces the Winner of IERA Award 2020

Caption: Announcement of the winner of India Exim Bank International Economic Research Annual (IERA) Award 2020, Dr. Sanjana Goswami, by Ms. Harsha Bangari, Managing Director, India Exim Bank at the Award Webinar organized by India Exim Bank on March 21, 2022.  

Mumbai: March21, 2022:Dr.Sanjana Goswamiwas declared the winner of Export-Import Bank of India’s (India Exim Bank’s) International Economic Research Annual (IERA) Award 2020 for her doctoral thesis titled “Empirical Studies in International Trade”. India Exim Bank’s IERA Award 2020 was announced by Ms. Harsha Bangari, Managing Director, India Exim Bank, at a webinar held on March21, 2022. The Award comprises prize money of Rs. 3.5 lakh and a citation.  The webinar was graced by the Guest of Honour, Dr.D.M. Nachane, Former Chancellor, University of Manipur, Professor Emeritus andFormer Director, Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research, Mumbai.India Exim Bank’s occasional paper based on Dr. Sanjana Goswami’sAward-winning thesis was also released on the occasion.

On this occasion Dr. Nachane congratulated India Exim Bank for its continuous efforts to promote economic research in India.  Against the backdrop of disruptions caused to global trade due to the pandemic and the recent developments, he opined that examining the links between global trade and its distributional consequences could prove to be beneficial for policy makers. 

Ms. Bangari, highlighted that the IERA Award, instituted in 1989, currently in its 32nd year, is given to Indian nationals for their outstanding doctoral dissertations in the area of international economics, trade, development and related financing from Indian or foreign universities. Commenting on the Award-winning thesis, Ms. Bangari noted that the research study throws light on distributional impacts of international trade, in the light of global trade wars.  

The Winning Thesis

Dr. Sanjana Goswami received herdoctoral degree in 2020 from the University of California, Irvine, USA. The thesis was written under the supervision of Prof. Antonio Rodriguez-Lopez, Prof Priyaranjan Jha, and Prof. Ying-Ying Lee, University of California, Irvine, USA.

Exim Bank’s IERAAward

Exim Bank IERA Award represents the Bank’s ongoing efforts at promoting research and analysis in the area of international economics, trade & development and related financing. 

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