Falguni Patanaik - Department of Humanities and Social Sciences,Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee
Falguni Patanaik
Falguni Pattanaik Assistant professor falguni.pattanaik@hs.iitr.ac.in
Areas of Interest
  • Labour Market Dynamics; Economic Growth, Employment and Poverty; Informal Economy; Economic Freedom;, Dynamics of Labour Market and the resulting Macroeconomic Developments.
Multiple Posts
2015-01-011 year NSS Programme OfficerNSS IIT Roorkee
2016-01-012 years WardenCautley Bhawan at IIT Roorkee
2018-01-01OngoingChief WardenCautley Bhawan at IIT Roorkee
2019-01-01OngoingProf In Charge ExaminationDepartment of HSS, IIT Roorkee
Honors and Awards
Doctoral FellowshipMHRD, IIT Kharagpur2011
Educational Details
Ph. D.Labour Economics, Development EconomicsIIT Kharagpur2011
M.PhilAnalytical and Applied EconomicsUtkal University2005
M.A.Analytical and Applied EconomicsUtkal University2003
B.A.EconomicsUtkal University; BJB College2001
Sponsored Research Projects
TopicFunding AgencyStart DatePeriod
Role of Local Democracy in Sustainable Asset Creation under Rural Employment Guarantee ProgrammeIITR, SRIC2015-01Ongoing
Peoples' participation and Public Welfare Programme in Rural OdishaICSSR2016-01Ongoing
Assessment of Convergence Activities under MGNREGA in UttarakhandNIRD & PR2017-01Ongoing
Participation in seminars
NamePlaceSponsored ByDate
61st Annual Conference of ISLE Punjabi University, Patiala, PunjabISLE2019-01
5th Conference of the Regulating for Decent Work Network: Future of WorkILO Headquarters, Geneva, SwitzerlandInternational Labour Organization (ILO)2017-01
6th Singapore Economic Review (SER) Conference 2017SingaporeSER, NTU Singapore and MAS2017-01
The 55th Annual Conference of the Indian Society of Labour Economics (ISLE)Jawaharlal Nehru University, New DelhiIndian Society of Labour Economics (ISLE)2013-01
2nd Cambridge Business & Economics Conference, Cambridge University, UKCambridge University, UKCambridge Business & Economics Conference, Cambridge University, UK2012-01
  • Indian Society of Labour Economics, Odisha Economic Association , The Indian Science Congress
Teaching Engagements
TitleCourse CodeClass NameSemester
EconomicsHSN 01UGAutumn
Building EconomicsHSN-352UGSpring
Issues in Indian EconomyIHS-303UGAutumn
Macroeconomics IHSN-503MScSpring
Macroeconomics IIHSN-508MScSpring
Labour EconomicsHSN-603MScSpring
Projects and Thesis Supervised
Title of ProjectNames of Students
Economic Freedom and Industrial Growth in India: Trends and DeterminantsDalveer Singh
Gender Discrimination in Indian Manufacturing SectorLalit Kishore Nagar
Assessment of Child Nutrition in Uttar PradeshJaideep Gupta
Human Capital and Augmented Solow ModelMohit
Impact of Trade Liberalisation on Employment and Output: Evidences from IndianOrganisedManufacturingNikhil Sharma
Revisiting Phillip's Curve in IndiaPaavan Khanna
PHDs Supervised
TopicScholar NameStatus of PHDRegistration Date
Employment Intensity of Origanised Manufaturing Sector in IndiaSanjeev KumarO2016-01
Women's Paid-Unpaid Work in India: An Analysis of Trends and DeterminantsPushpendra SinghO2016-01
Youth Employment Unemployment in India: Trends and DeterminantsNitin BishtO2017-01
Participation in short term courses
Couse NameSponsored ByDate
Contemporary Issues in Labour Economics South Asia Research Network ILO, IDRC Canada, ESCAP United Nations and IHD New Delhi2013-01
Research Methods in Labour EconomicsV.V. Giri National Labour Institute, Noida, New Delhi2008-01
Courses or Conferences Organised
Conference NameSponsored ByDate
Socio-Economic Impact of Transformation in Industry: Challenges & Opportunities for SocialScientistsTEQIP III FDP ProgrammeContinuing Education Centre, Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee2019-01
Economics for Managers, Scientists and Non-EconomistsQIP Programme AICTE Continuing Education Centre, Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee2019-01
Industry and Society: Contours of Work in the New EconomyQIP Programme AICTE Continuing Education Centre, Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee2016-01
Refereed Journal Papers

Research Papers in Journals


  1. Kumar, S., & Pattanaik, F. (2020). Regional Disparities in Employment Intensity of Indian Industries: A State Level Analysis. Emerging Economy Studies, 6 (1). 23-38.
  2. Singh, P., & Pattanaik F. (2020). Unfolding Unpaid Domestic Work in India: Women's Constraints, Choices, and Career. Palgrave Communications [Nature Publication] https://doi.org/10.1057/s41599-020-0488-2
  3. Singh, P., & Pattanaik, F. (2020). Unequal Reward for Equal Work? Understanding Women’s Work and Wage Discrimination in India through the Meniscus of Social Hierarchy. Contemporary Voice of Dalit, 12(1) 19–36. [SAGE Publication] https://doi.org/10.1177/2455328X19898448


  1. Singh, P., & Pattanaik, F. (2019). Economic status of women in India: paradox of paid–unpaid work and poverty. International Journal of Social Economics, 46(3), 410-428. [Emerald Insight] https://doi.org/10.1108/IJSE-05-2018-0277
  2. Kumar, S., & Pattanaik, F. (2019) Employment Growth in India: Findings from Organized Manufacturing Industries. The Indian Journal of Industrial Relations, 54(4), 614-630.


  1. Kumar, S., & Pattanaik, F. (2018). Employment Intensity of Food Products and Processing Industry in India. Small Enterprises Development, Management & Extension (Sedme) Journal. 45(2) 47-71.
  2. Kumar, S., & Pattanaik, F. (2018). Economic Growth and Structural Changes in the Economy of Himachal Pradesh. Journal of Economic and Social Development, 14 (1), 99-113.


  1. Changes in Cropping Pattern in Odisha Agriculture in Neo-Liberal Period, Journal of Rural Development, Vol. 36, No. 1: (with S Mohanty)
  2. Kumar, S., & Pattanaik, F. (2017). Growth and Structure of Industrial Sector in Himachal Pradesh. Journal of Regional Development and Planning, 6 (1), 33-44.


  1. Growth Performance of Major Crop Groups in Odisha Agriculture: A Spatiotemporal Analysis, Agricultural Economics Research Review, Vol. 29, No. 2: (with S Mohanty)


  1. Inter-Regional Disparities in Odisha Agriculture During Neoliberal Period, Journal of Regional Development and Planning, Vol. 4, No. 1: 55-72 (2015) (with S Mohanty)


  1. Agricultural Growth in Odisha during 1970-2008: An Analysis, Journal of Applied Economics, Vol. 13 No. 1: 1-19 (2014). (IUP: IF 0.227) (with N C Nayak)
  2. Macroeconomic Determinants of Employment Intensity of Growth in India, Margin: The Journal of Applied Economic Research, Vol. 8 No. 2: 137-154 (2014). (Sage: IF 0.721) (with N C Nayak)
  3. Economic Freedom and Economic Growth in India: What is the Empirical Relationship?, Economic Change and Restructuring, Vol. 47 No. 4: 275-298 (2014) (Springer: IF 1.52) (with N C Nayak)
  4. Agricultural Instability in Odisha during Post Reform Period, International Journal of Food, Agriculture and Veterinary Sciences, Vol. 4, No. 1: 62-70 (2014). (with S. Mohanty,  and Rabi N Patra)


  1. Employment and Economic Freedom in India: Empirical Evidences, South Asian Journal of Macroeconomics and Public Finance, Vol. 2 No. 1: 59-79 (2013), (Sage). (with N C Nayak)
  2. Rehabilitation and Resettlement Policy in India: Theory to Practice, Orissa Economic Journal, Vol. 45 No. 1&2: 50-58 (2013). (with S. Mohanty)
  3. Employment Intensity of Secondary Sector in India: Trends, Patterns and Determinants, Journal of Regional Development and Planning, Vol. 2, No. 2: 157-173 (2013). (with N C Nayak)
  4. Employment Intensity of Growth in India: An Empirical Review of Long Run Evidence, Management & Labour Studies, Vol. 38, No. 4: 483-503 (2013). (Sage).
  5. Agricultural Diversification in Odisha during Post Reform Period, Agricultural Situation in India, Vol. 70, No. 6: 5-14 (2013) (Ministry of Agriculture Government of India). (with S. Mohanty)


  1. Pattanaik, F. and Nayak, N. C. (2012), Trends and Forecasting of Employment Intensity of Growth in India. Journal of Asia Pacific Economy, Vol. 18 No. 3: 438–459 (Taylor and Francis, Routledge: IF 0.201).
  2. Pattanaik, F. and Nayak, N. C. (2012), Magnitude of Working Poor in India: An Analysis of Growth-Employment-Poverty Linkages, International Journal of Social and Economic Policy. Vol. 9 No.2: 123-141.


  1. Pattanaik, F. and Nayak, N. C. (2011), Employment Intensity of Growth in India and its Structural Determinants, Asian Economic Review, Vol. 53 No.1:173-188.
  2. Pattanaik, F. and Nayak, N. C. (2011), Employment Intensity of Service Sector in India: Trend and Determinants, International Proceedings of Economics Development and Research, Vol. 1 No. 1: 62-66.


  1. Pattanaik, F. and Nayak, N. C. (2010), Structural Transformation of Indian Economy, International Journal of Business Policy and Economics, Vol.3 No. 2: 327-337.
  2. Pattanaik, F. and Nayak, N. C. (2010), Experiences of Structural Transformation in Orissa, Indian Journal of Regional Science, Vol. 43 No. 1: 17-26.

Publications as Book Chapters


  1. Bisht, N. & Pattanaik, F (2020). Youth Labour Market in India: Education, Employment, and Sustainable Development Goals. In International Perspectives on the Youth Labor Market. IGI Global.
  2. Bisht, N., & Pattanaik, F. Youth Dynamics of Youth Labour Market in India and Sustainable Development Goals. In Demographic Dividend and SDGs in India: Labour and Employment Opportunities. Routledge.[Status: Accepted]


  1. Kumar, S., & Pattanaik, F. (2019). Regional Policies, Growth and Structure of Industrial Sector in Himachal Pradesh. In Growth and Development in India Regional Dimensions (293–313). New Delhi, India: Segment Book.


  1. Kumar, S., & Pattanaik, F. (2018). Growth and Structure of Organized Manufacturing Sector of Himachal Pradesh (M. Sharma, Y. Gupta, & A. Sharma, Eds.). In Developments in Economics and Public Policy. New Delhi, India: Create Space Independent Publishing Plateform.


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