Presentation of India Exim Bank International Economic Research Annual (IERA)Award 2021 by Mr. T.C.A Ranganathan, Former Chairman and Managing Director of Export-Import Bank of India and Dr. Aditya Bhattacharjea, Professor, Department of Economics, Delhi School of Economics, to the Award winner,Dr. Kanika Pathania in the presence of Dr. Anuradha Guru, Economic Adviser, Ministry of Corporate Affairs, and Ms. Harsha Bangari, Managing Director, Export-Import Bank of India at the Award Function held in New Delhi on October 06, 2022.
New Delhi: October 06, 2022:Dr. Kanika Pathania was declared the winner of Export-Import Bank of India’s (India Exim Bank’s) International Economic Research Annual (IERA) Award 2021 for her doctoral thesis titled “Inverted Duty Structure and Effective Rate of Protection: Theoretical and Empirical Analyses”.IndiaExim Bank’s IERA Award 2021 was announced by Ms. Harsha Bangari, Managing Director, India Exim Bank, at an award function held on October 06, 2022, in New Delhi. The Award comprises prize money of 3.5 lakh and a citation. The function was graced by Mr. T.C.A Ranganathan, Former Chairman and Managing Director, India Exim Bank, Dr. Aditya Bhattacharjea, Professor, Department of Economics, Delhi School of Economics, and Dr. Anuradha Guru, Economic Adviser, Ministry of Corporate Affairs, where the IERA Award2021 was presented to Dr. Pathania.India Exim Bank’s occasional paper based on Dr. Kanika Pathania’sAward-winning thesis was also released on the occasion.
On this occasion Mr. Ranganathan congratulated India Exim Bank for its continuous efforts to promote economics research in India. Dr.Bhattacharjea highlighted the broad policy implications of the Award-winningresearch, especially for developing economies like India. Dr Guru noted that the research study is very pertinent in the present scenario of increased emphasis on Free Trade Agreements (FTAs) and integration of India into the Global Value Chains.
Ms. Bangari, highlighted that the IERA Award, instituted in 1989, currently in its 33rd year, is given to Indian nationals for their outstanding doctoral dissertationsin the area of international economics, trade, development and related financing from Indian or foreign universities.
The Winning Thesis
Dr. Kanika Pathania received her doctoral degree in 2021 from the Delhi School of Economics, University of Delhi, New Delhi. The thesis was written under the supervision of Dr. Aditya Bhattacharjea and Dr. Uday Bhanu Sinha, Delhi School of Economics, University of Delhi.
India Exim Bank’s IERAAward
India Exim Bank’s IERA Award represents the Bank’s ongoing efforts at promoting research and analysis in the area of international economics, trade & development and related financing. The Bank has opened entries for the 2022 edition of the Award.
To know more about the past winners and to apply for the IERA 2022, please visit:http://www.eximbankindia.in/iera-award
For further details please contact:
Mr. David Sinate, Chief General Manager,
Research & Analysis Group, Export Import Bank of India,
8th Floor, Maker Chamber IV, Jamnalal Bajaj Marg, Nariman Point, Mumbai – 400021, T: 91-22-22860310,