Boppana Nagarjuna

Ph.D (Hyderabad)


I started my academic career at BITS- Pilani in 1991 as a lecturer, since then I have been assigned along with academic responsibilities like teaching and research supervision and administrative activities in the respective reputed academic Institutions, viz., Delhi University, NCAER (National Council of Applied Economics Research) Delhi, St. Xavier Vignanajyothi Institute of Management, Secunderabad (top ranked Management Institute in A.P), and SUCCBA-Affiliated Management College to Osmania University, ASCI, BellaVista, Hyderabad, now in University of Hyderabad.


  • Member-Editorial Board; Eastern European Journal of Business and Economics.2015.
  • Pre-selected for Promoteo project, by the Govt. of Ecuador at Technical University of Machala, Ecuador 2014-15.
  • Nominated for the Marie Curie “People” International Fellowship by Turkey, 2011-12. (Bahcesehir University, Istanbul, Turkey).


  • Who’s Who in the World – Marquis, USA- included my biography, 25th edition, 2010.

Projects: Coordinated/Associated:

  • Associated with World Health Organization (WHO), India Office, New Delhi acknowledged for expertise and assistance in bringing in value to the initiative on GATS in latest report i.e. Trade in Health Related Services and GATS- India -Country report for Mode#1: Cross Border Trade in Health Services (E-Health), July 2003.

Completed  UGC projects under UPE

  • Drought impact on Dalit’s in Mahbubnagar District.
  • Globalization impact on Public Sector Industries in India.
  • Migration effects on Tribals in ITDA Bhadrachalam.
  • Socio -Economic challenges in Koya Tribes in Khammam and Warangal Districts.

Earlier Associated with NCAER, New Delhi in CGHS Health project “Pricing” (1994) and also at ASCI, Bella Vista, Hyderabad in Vidyuth Net (IDRC, Canada- Project), 1999-2000.

Recognition and publications:

  • My doctoral work was on macroeconomic study of eight countries Privatization programme, Globalization, Liberalization and stabilization of India, Sri Lanka, Malaysia, Jamaica, Malawi, Papua Guinea and Trinidad and Tobago.

  • As on today, Four books and thirty plus research papers published in Journals and in anthologies, and fifteen research papers presented in various National and International Seminars along with fifteen M. Phil dissertations (awarded) and eight Ph. D theses (five awarded), three more PhD students are pursuing actively, one more M. Phil dissertation is in the verge of completion.
  • Published twenty seven research papers in reputed Journals and anthologies Viz., Journal of Economics and Econometrics (EERIs), Journal of Applied Finance Research (European Center for Financial Management), Journal of Finance India (IIF, New Delhi), Journal of Public Finance, (ICFAI, Hyderabad) SEDME (NISIET, Hyderabad), Dalal Street (Bombay), Journal of Theology of our Times (ECE) Bangalore, ICSSR Review, New Delhi also published in On line Journal of Development Gateway, World Bank.

Published in Reputed International Journals:

  • “Inflation and Growth Rates in India and China: a perspective of Transition Economies”2011 International conference on Economics and Finance Research, IPEDR. Vol.4 (2011), IACSIT Press, Singapore. (with S. Madhukar).
  • “FDI is an inclusive growth in Indian Economy” in Governance for Excellence, KM International Publishers, Madurai. ISBN: 978-81-925487-9-1.2012. (With S. Madhukar).
  • “Heat Waves or Meteor Showers: Empirical Evidence from Indian Stock Markets” published in the Journal of Econometrics and Economics (JEE of EERI’S) Vol.53, No.2, 2010, ISSN 2032-9652 and E-ISSN 2032-9660: (with V. Vijay).2011
  • “ARE STOCK EXCHANGES INTEGRATED IN THE WORLD? – A CRITICAL ANALYSIS”     Journal of Applied Research in Finance (JARF) (2(2)/2009). European Center for Financial Management.(with V. Vijay)2010.
  • “Impact of Micro Finance inequality among the SHG women selected villages in Andhra Pradesh”, Published in SEDME Special Issue on Micro Finance. Vol. 34, No. 4, December     2009.
  • Measurement of banks efficiency in India, online E-journal:, MPRA Paper No. 17350. September 2009. (With V. Vijay and M. Pradeep). 2009.
  • Revisiting Volume-Volatility Relationship: Evidence from India; on line journal: August 2006. (With M.Pradeep ). 2008. 
  • In an International Journal “Foreign Investment and Development: Who Gains?”     a Special Report on Foreign Investment in Development Gateway, Quarterly  Journal, January 2005. USA.

Experience - in reputed Universities and research institutions in India

  • Associate Professor    School of Economics    University of Hyderabad    October 2012 onwards
  • Asst. Professor    School of Economics    University of Hyderabad, Hyderabad, A. P, India    October 2004-2012.
  • Lecturer School  of Economics    University of Hyderabad, Hyderabad, A. P, India    October 2000-2004.
  • Reader   Sultan Ul-Uloom College of Business Administration Osmania University Hyderabad, A.P. India., March to Sept 2000.
  • Info-Analyst Administrative Staff College of India (ASCI) Hyderabad Bella vista, Hyderabad.    Aug 1999 to Feb 2000.
  • Associate Professor Xavier Vignana Jyothi Institute of Management, (AICTE-autonomous college)    West Marredpalli Secunderabad, A.P ,India    Nov 1996 to April 1999.
  • Lecturer S.V. College, Daula Kuan Delhi University, New Delhi 110021,India 1994-95.
  • Research Associate    NCAER, Parisila Bhawan    I.P. Estate, New Delhi 110002 India    1993-94.
  • Lecturer Birla Institute of Technology and  Sciences (BITS)    BITS, Vidyavihar, Pilani, Rajasthan 333 031, India Jan to October 1991.

Educational Qualifications:

~     CSR~     World Development Institute, Washington, USA- 2003
*     Ph.D.      Economics-University of Hyderabad, Hyderabad, India, 1998
+    D.D.P      Economics-Warsaw School of Economics, Warsaw, Poland,
    1992: First rank
@   M. Phil   Economics-University of Hyderabad, Hyderabad, India -1990
^    M.A.       Economics- University of Hyderabad, Hyderabad, India-1988

~CSR: - Corporate Social Responsibility, World Development Institute, World Bank, Washington. 2003.

*PhD: - Thesis on " Privatization and liberalization for industrial development in India and other developing countries”- a comparative analysis.

+ D.D.P: - Diploma in development policies - an advanced international diploma in development economics, at Warsaw School of Economics, Warsaw, Poland 1991-92.

@ M. Phil: - on “Industrial sickness and the role of financial and government bodies in small scale industries in R. R.  District, AP, India”. 1990.

^ M.A. - Economics - Specialization in Industrial economics and International Economics.

Academic Supporting/Administrative Experience:

  • Warden: From 2002 May to January 2005 (two and half years), Men’s Hostel – D, University of Hyderabad, Hyderabad.
  • Placement Coordinator: at Sultan-Ul- Uloom College of Business Administration, Osmania University, Hyderabad. March 2000 – October 2000. (Seven months).
  • Placement Committee member, and  Coordinator of Examinations at Xavier Vignana Jyothi Institute of Management, West Marredpalli, Secunderabad (1996-99).
  • Placement Cell member and Placement Instructor:  Birla Institute of Technology and Sciences (BITS), Vidya Vihar, Pilani, Rajasthan, 333 031.

UGC and National Training programs:

  • Summer Training programme:  First Quantitative Economics at Indian Statistical Institute (I.S.I), Bangalore, May 5th to June 3rd 1989.
  • Training Programme in Quantitative Economics, at N.I.E.P.A October 14th to 30th 1989, New Delhi.
  • Training Programme in Economics Research, at N.I.R.D, August 5th to 11th, 2001.
  • U.G.C. Orientation programme at Academic Staff College, University of Hyderabad, December 2001-Jan 2002.
  • UGC Refresher Course in Economics at Academic Staff College, University of Hyderabad, Feb 20 to 11 March 2008.
  • UGC Refresher course in applied Social Sciences, Academic Staff College, University of Hyderabad, Hyderabad from Aug 7th to Aug 27th 2009.
  • UGC Professional Development Programme in E-Learning at Academic Staff College, University of Hyderabad, August 23rd to August 29th 2012.

Associated with the following Research Institutions:

  • As a Research Associate: National Council of Applied Economics Research (NCAER), New Delhi. 1993-94.
  • As an Info-Analyst: Virtual Information Centre, Administrative Staff College of India (ASCI), Hyderabad. 1999-2000.
  • As the Managing Director: Glocal Consultancy Services Hyderabad 1998-1999.
  • On Advisory Board: Pridhvi research Consultants Pvt. Ltd. Hyderabad.

Academic Committees:

  • External Member-BOS-Acharya Nagarjuna University, Guntur, 2014-16.
  • Member: Executive Council, University of Hyderabad 2012-13.
  • Member: Un-assigned-grants committee, University of Hyderabad 2013-14.
  • Member: Board of Studies, CIS, University of Hyderabad.2013-14.
  • Member: Academic council, School of Economics. University of Hyderabad.2013-14.
  • Member: Admission committee, University of Hyderabad. (2013-14).

Research Supervision:

M.B.A projects during 1996-1999:  at St. Xavier Institute of Management.

  • FDI and Portfolio investment in India.
  • WTO and The New Economic Order.
  • The EURO.
  • External Commercial Borrowings.
  • Business Ethics.
  • Asset Financing.
  • Long Term Corporate Financing.
  • A Financial Analysis of Fixed Deposits for Karvy Consultants.
  • Performance Analysis for Godavari Fertilizers and Chemicals.
  • Role of Information Technology in Indian Nationalized Banks.

M.Phil: Research Supervision (at University of Hyderabad, Hyderabad since 2000):

  • Sickness in SSI’s in Ranga Reddy district in Andhra Pradesh    Awarded 2003, P. Busenna.
  • Public Sector Reforms in India    Awarded 2005, Satish Reddy V.V.M.
  • Impact of New Economic Policy on Indian Industry Growth and its Export performance    Awarded 2003, P. Rajendra.
  • Measurement of Efficiency of Banks in India Awarded 2004, Vijay Kumar V.
  •  Demand for Money: Alternative Formulations and Estimations    Awarded 2004, Pradeep Kumar. M.
  • Women Entrepreneurs & Problems-case studies in AP    Awarded 2005, N. Bhawana.
  • Self and Wage Employment Programs in India Awarded 2005, B. Suresh Babu.
  • Corporate Finance and Structure in India- an over view of Indian Pharmacy Industry    Awarded 2005, P. Hemant Babu.
  • FDI in Selected Sample Sectors in India Awarded  2006, Anand Bhattacharya.
  •  Rural Credit and Regional Rural Banks    Awarded 2006, S. Madhukar.
  • Case Studies of Sugar factories in A.P    Awarded 2009, V. Ramesh.
  • Contract Farming in India - a case study of A.P    Awarded 2007, Muni Swamy.
  • Public Expenditure in States    Awarded 2007, Chinmoy Behra.
  • Indo-Burma border trade     Awarded 2010, M. Lalit Singh.
  • Determinants of Exchange rates in India     Awarded 2010, J. Malliah.

Ph. D supervision:

  • Globalization impact on Indian Industries in India    Awarded 2009, P. Busenna.
  • A Transition in Indian Derivative markets- A case study of Single Stock futures    Awarded 2010, M. Pradeep Kumar.
  • The interdependence between the spot and index futures markets in India: an     empirical analysis    Awarded 2011, V. Vijay Kumar.
  • Micro Finance in Andhra Pradesh    Awarded 2013, Vachya. L.
  • Transitional Economies and problems- India and China    Awarded 2013, S. Madhukar.
  • Transitional Economics public expenditure pursuing, D. Muniswamy.
  • Inequalities and Urban Poverty in India pursuing, Ch. Raju.
  • Impact of  International Trade on India pursuing, Ch. Ramjee.
  • Industrial Economics and Transitional Issues submitted 2015, P.Rajendra.
  • Industrial Sickness of SSI sector in A.P submitted 2015, Siva Krishna.

Publications of Books and research papers, and book reviews and presented papers in   Conferences and seminars:

BOOKS Published:

  • An Edited book entitled “Indian Economy during reforms of Third World” published by Himalaya Publishing House, Mumbai, 2015  with V.V.N.Somayajulu : ISBN: 978-93-5202-334-9.
  • A book on “Interdependence between spot and futures equity markets -An evidence from India” LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing (2012); With V.Vijay.  ISBN-13: 978-3-659-14493-6 ISBN-10: 3659144932 EAN: 9783659144936.
  • A book on “Impact of Drought on Dalits and Adivasis-a socio-economic analysis” published by Global Research Publications, New Delhi, 2010.
     ISBN No978-81-89630-06-5. With P.Busenna and V.Vijay. 
  • A book on “Economics of Human Resource Development – perspective analysis” to be published by Serials Publications, 2005. Co-author:  Dr. D.L. Narayana, Ex-Chairman, World Economic Congress, 1985-86. ISBN No.  81-86771-77-8.
  • Edited a book titled as “Economic Reforms and Perspectives”, Serials Publications, New Delhi. January 2004. ISBN No.  81-86771-28-X.

Research articles published: In Journals:

  • “State’s Debt Problem: An Analysis”:  Journal of Public Finance, I.C.F.A.I, volume # ii,   No.4, November   2004. (with D. B. Reddy).
  • “Industrial Sickness in SSI Sector case studies in Ranga Reddy District” 1995-2002. S.E.D.M.E # 31.2, quarterly journal by N.I.S.I.E.T, June 2004. (With P. Busenna).
  • “Privatization and Liberalization for Industrial Development in India and Other Developing Economies" in the Journal of Finance, Indian Institute of Finance, Delhi. 2000.
  • "Interdependence not dependence for Development" in the ICSSR review, Delhi. 2001.
  • "Global Capital and World Trade Organization" in Theology for our times – Special issue on Global Economy a Quarterly Journal from Ecumenical Christian Center and  Indian School of Ecumenical Theology, No.8, July 2001.

Published research articles in books / Anthologies:

  • “Determinants of Exchange rate in India” in edited book “Indian Economy During Reforms of Third World” Himalaya Publishing House, Mumbai, 2015.(with J. Mallaiah).
  • ”Determinant factors for FDI-an evidence of Transition economies India and China” in edited book “Indian Economy During Reforms of Third World”, Himalaya Publishing House, Mumbai, 2015.
  • “Foreign Direct Investment in Indian Insurance Sector” in a book “Insurance Sector in India” edited by D. Chennappa, Hyderabad. 2007 (with late A. Bhattacharjee).
  • “Measurement of Efficiency in Indian Banking Sector” in a book “Indian Banking and Financial Institutions” (Ed) by Hegde, Published by  P. G. College, Mandya, Karnataka,   March 2005. (with V. Vijay Kumar).
  • “Corporate Finance in Indian Capital Market –a case of Indian Pharma Industry” in a book on “Modeling Economic Behaviour and Policy” (Ed) by Prof. Pundit, Sathya Sai Institute of Higher Learning, Puttaparthi, A.P, 2005. (with P. Hemanth).
  • Published a research paper ‘S.A.P.T.A and India’s trade performance with S.A.A.R.C’  in “Economic Reforms and Perspectives” Serials Publications, New Delhi, and 2004      (with Pradeep Kumar. M, & Vijay Kumar. V.).
  • Published a research paper ‘Trends in Central Government Expenditure, Revenue,  Fiscal Deficit and Domestic Debt: 1980-2000’; “Economic Reforms and Perspectives”      Serials Publications, Delhi, 2004. (with D.B. Reddy.).
  • Published a research paper ‘Public Sector reforms, disinvestments and Privatization in       India 1990-2000; “Economic Reforms and Perspectives”, Serials Publications, Delhi,      2004. (with Satish Reddy V.V.M). 
  • Published a Paper ` Globalization Poverty- World Bank, IMF, WTO and India' in a  book “Economic Reforms in India: Retrospect and Prospect” pp 399-410, edited  by V .    Suguna, Himalaya Publishing House, 2003. ISBN # 81-7866-734-7.
  • Published a paper “Privatization and Liberalization - A theoretical Overview for Developing Economies" in a Book “Privatization in Indian Industry"- (edt) by VVN   Somayajulu and published by Spell Bound Publishers, Rohtak, India, January, 1998.
  • Published a paper titled "Privatization in Industry" in the book "Privatization in  Indian Industry (op.cit). 1998.
  • Published a paper titled "Globalization and India Investments" in souvenir of VJIM –     November 1996.
  • Published a paper "India's Investment Opportunities" in the Dalal Street, a Business magazine, in November and December 1995. Bombay.
  • Published a paper" The Role of Government and Financial Institutions in Indian Industrialization 1950 to 1990" in Industrialization in India and Special reference to Andhra Pradesh, (Ed) by N. Narayana, Himalaya Publications, 1991.

Research papers presented at professional seminars/workshops:

  • “Are the Special economic zones reversing the land Reforms? Some reflections” presented a research paper in UGC national seminar “Inclusive Growth poverty eradication and economic development in India at Singareni collieries women’s Degree and PG College, Kothagudem, Khammam Dist. Telangana. 5th and 6th November 2014.
  • “Financial Sector’s reforms in India” presented a research paper in a National Seminar on “Financial inclusion for inclusive growth-opportunities and challenges” on 22nd and 23rd August, 2014 at Department of Commerce Govt. Degree College Zaheerabad, Medak Dist. Telangana.
  • “Determinants of Foreign Exchange in India” presented a research paper in XV IORA National Conference, March 17-19, 2011 Department of Economics, UH (with Mallaya).
  • “India and China in Transition” presented a research paper in XV IORA National Conference, March 17-19, 2011 Department of Economics,( with S. Madhukar).
  • “FDI for Economic Development-an evidence of transition economic in India and China”,  UGC sponsored National Seminar on Issues of FDI in India held on 27th and 28th January 2011 at Bharathidasan University.
  • ”Rural Credit Grameen Banks in A.P” in a national seminar on Inclusive Growth in Agriculture, Osmania University on 27th March 2010.
  • “Impact of Globalization on Indian Manufacturing industries” a paper presented at  Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), New Delhi Dec 12-15, 2005 in International Seminar on Industrial Productivity in India (with P. Busenna).
  • “Corporate Finance in Indian Capital Market” in All India Economics Conference on “Modeling Economic behavior and policy". 6th to 8th August, 2005 at Satya Sai Institute  of Higher Learning, Puttaparthi, A.P. (with P.H. Babu).
  • “Measurement of Efficiency in Indian Banking Sector” at Govt. P. G. College, Mandya,  Karnataka, March 5-6, 2005. (With) V. Vijay Kumar.
  • “Impact of Globalization on Small Scale Industries in India” in a two day UGC-SERO sponsored National Seminar on “Self-Employment and Government Policy: Future Challenges” organized by the Department of Commerce, Nizam College (Osmania   University), Hyderabad, August 21, 2004. (With) P. Busenna.
  • “Business Out-sourcing and Employment Generation in India” in a two day UGC-SERO   sponsored National Seminar on “Self-Employment and Government Policy: Future Challenges” organized by the Department of Commerce, Nizam College (Osmania University), Hyderabad, August 21, 2004. (With)V.V.M. Satish Reddy.
  • "World Economic Crisis, causes, consequences and Solution" in a national seminar organized by Chandra Rajeswara rao Research Foundation (CRRF), Hyderabad, 27th October 2002.

Academic extension activities:

  • External expert for Board of Studies (PG) at Department of Economics Acharya Nagarjuna University, Guntur December 15th 2014.
  • Chaired a session in the national seminar on “Agrarian Issues and Challenges in A.P" 22-23, March 2014 at Department of Economics, Nagarjuna University, Nagarjuna Nagar, Guntur. 
  • Guest of Honor in the national seminar on “The growth of Non-farm sector in India – opportunities and challenges” at Department of Economics, Govt. Degree College-Khairatabad (Osmania University), Hyderabad.10th January, 2014.
  • Chaired a session in the national seminar on Contesting Tribal Sub-alternity: Social Economic Challenges in India” at Centre for Comparative Literature, School of Humanities, University of Hyderabad, 29th July 2013.

Coordinated UGC Refresher Programmes in Economics at Hyderabad University:

  • UGC Refresher Course in Economics- 2004 at UGC Academic Staff College, University  of   Hyderabad, Hyderabad, during 5th to 25th Feb 2004.
  • UGC Refresher Course in Economics- 2002 at UGC Academic Staff College, University of Hyderabad.  March 2002. 

Coordinated National Seminars/Conferences/symposiums:

  • Organizing Secretary:  XV Input Output Research Association (IORA) India-National Conference from 17th to 19th March 2011, at University of Hyderabad.
  • National symposium on “Global financial Crisis- impact on India” April 15th 2009. Member coordinated committee, University of Hyderabad, Hyderabad.
  • XIV IORA conference at Department of Economics, University of Hyderabad, 25h March, 25th to 28th 2008.
  • The first National Seminar on “Transitional Economies and Problems” on 12th September 2003 at Central Court, Hyderabad.

Membership in International Academic bodies, associations and societies:

  • Member-World Economics Association.
  • General Secretary-Transitional Economic Research Association (TEA)India.
  • Member-Human Development Capacity Approach (HDCA), Harvard University, USA.
  • Member- Council World Business University Association (WBUA).USA.
  • Hon. Adviser- Human Harmony International and Welfare, India.