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Subir Sen
Subir Sen Assistant Professor subirfhs[at]iitr.ac.in +91-1332284799
Areas of Interest
  • Advanced Microeconomics, Risk Perceptions
  • Industrial Organization, Study of Indian insurance industry
  • Climate Change Adaptation, Disaster Risk Reduction
  • Applied Econometrics, Modelling issues in Economics
Professional Background
FromToDesignationOrganisation
6/20105/2014Asst. Prof.TERI University, New Delhi
4/20095/2010LecturerTERI University, New Delhi
8/20084/2009Sr. LecturerMadras School of Economics, Chennai
Honors and Awards
AwardInstituteYear
First Prize --- Japanese Award for Outstanding Research on Development (ORD)16th Annual Global Development Conference, Global Development Network (GDN)2015
SANEI 14th Round Regional Research CompetitionSouth Asia Network of Economic Research Institutes2013
Subsidy for PhD thesisGeneva Association - Association Internationale pour I'Etude de I'Economie de I'Assurance2009
Doctoral FellowshipThe RBI Scheme of Endowment for Professorial Chairs and Research Fellowship at ISEC2003
Educational Details
DegreeSubjectUniversityYear
Ph.D.EconomicsInstitute for Social and Economic Change, Bangalore2010
M.A.EconomicsVisva Bharati, Santiniketan2002
B.Sc. (Hons)Economics, Mathematics & StatisticsBurdwan University2000
Administrative Background
FromToDesignationOrganisationLevel
20152017Course Coordinator HSS-01 EconomicsIIT Roorkee
2015ongoingWardenAzad Bhawan, IIT Roorkee
Sponsored Research Projects
TopicFunding AgencyYear
Understanding farmers risk perceptions and farm-level risk management policies in IndiaGlobal Development Network2015
Participation in seminars
NamePlaceSponsored ByDate
21st Asia-Pacific Risk and Insurance Association Annual ConferencePoznan University of Economics and Business, Poznan, Poland IIT Roorkee (partial)30-07-2017
15th Intl. Conference on Data Envelopment Analysis Univ. of Economics, Prague, Czech RepublicIIT Roorkee26-06-2017
2016 Asia Meeting of the Econometric SocietyDoshisha University, Kyoto, JapanIIT Roorkee & ICSSR New Delhi9-08-2016
6th Conference of the Intl. Society for Integrated Disaster Risk Management (IDRIM-TIFAC 2015)New Delhi, IndiaIIT Roorkee28-10-2015
16th Annual Global Development Conference Casablanca, MoroccoGlobal Development Network11-06-2015
50th Annual Golden Jubilee Conference of the Indian Econometric Society (TIES) Mumbai, IndiaTIES (partial)22-12-2014
19th National and 9th International Conference of Insurance and Development Tehran, IranInsurance Research Centre, Tehran, Iran3-12-2012
8th Asia Pacific Productivity Conference King Mongkut’s Institute of Technology Ladkrabang, Bangkok, ThailandAPPC (partial)25-07-2012
16th Asia-Pacific Risk and Insurance Association Annual Conference Sungkyunkwan University, Seoul, South KoreaKyobo Life Travel Scholarship 22-07-2012
Enterprise Risk Management and Corporate Governance for Insurance Firms Conference EDHEC Business School, Lille, FranceEDHEC Business School17-05-2011
2nd World Risk and Insurance Economics Congress, WRIEC Singapore Management University, SingaporeAPRIA (partial) & Max New York Life India25-07-2010
13th Asia-Pacific Risk and Insurance Association Annual ConferenceChina Center for Insurance and Social Security Research (CCISSR), Peking University, Beijing, ChinaAPRIA (partial) & Max New York Life India19-07-2009
18th Triennial IFORS (International Federation of Operational Research Societies) ConferenceOperations Research Society of South Africa (ORSSA), Johannesburg, South AfricaIFORS & SRTT, India13-07-2008
12th Asia-Pacific Risk and Insurance Association Annual Conference Australian School of Business, University of New South Wales, Sydney, AustraliaAPRIA (partial) & Max New York Life India6-07-2008
11th Asia-Pacific Risk and Insurance Association Annual Conference National Chengchi University (NCCU), Taipei, TaiwanAPRIA (partial) & Max New York Life India22-07-2007
Memberships
  • The Econometric Society, Member (3 years: 2015-2018)
  • The Indian Econometric Society (TIES), Life Member
  • Asia Pacific Risk and Insurance Association, Member (2016-2019)
  • Indian Society for Ecological Economics (INSEE) , Life Member
Teaching Engagements
TitleCourse CodeClass NameSemester
Microeconomics IHSN 502MScAutumn
Microeconomics IIHSN 507MScSpring
Mathematics for EconomistsHSN 504MScAutumn
EconomicsHSS 01BachelorsAutumn
Building EconomicsHSN 352BachelorsSpring
EconomicsHSS 01BachelorsSpring
PHDs Supervised
TopicScholar NameStatus of PHDRegistration Year
Impact of environmental measures on export: A study of Indian shrimp and prawn exportsMs Savita GautamA
Mitigation of economic damages due to natural disasters: A study of risk financing in IndiaMr. Vikrant PanwarO2016
Micro-analysis of natural disasters impacts in Madhya PradeshMr. Ashish SharmaO2016
Visits to outside institutions
Institute VisitedPurpose of VisitDate
IIDS, Kathmandu, NepalInstructor for Workshop on Econometrics and its Applications Dec 2014
Freie Universität, BerlinAcademic exchange programme as a part of the DAAD project “Passage to India” between FU, Berlin and TERI University, New Delhi. Dec 2013
Invitations
TopicOrganistaionCategoryYear
Insurance in emerging markets: Determinants of growth and the case of climate changeCentre for Climate Change Economics and Policy, London School of Economics, LondonTNov 2012
Growth of Indian Insurance Industry and Determinants of Solvency2nd OECD – Asia Regional Expert Seminar on Insurance Statistics, OIC Thailand, BangkokTJan 2012
Participation in short term courses
Couse NameSponsored ByDate
Eliciting Subjective Beliefs and Risk and Time Preferences in Developing CountriesCSAE, University of Oxford & CEAR, Georgia State University1-10-15
Summer Institute for Advanced Study of Disaster and Risk Theory and Concept: the EssentialsBeijing Normal University, Beijing2-08-09
Training Course on Environmental and Natural Resource EconomicsSANDEE jointly with UNEP RRC.AP, AIT Bangkok5-05-08
Refereed Journal Papers

2015Resilience of the Financial Sector: Study of three SAARC EconomiesSANEI Working Paper Series No. 14 - 03, South Asia Network of Economic Research Institutes, Dhaka. (http://www.saneinetwork.net/Files/1306201601315314_03._SSen.pdf)

2013 “Regional determinants of life insurance consumption: Evidence from selected Asian economies”, Asian Pacific Economic Literature, Vol. 27, Issue 2; pages 86 – 103 (DOI: 10.1111/apel.12024) (with S. Madheswaran)

2011 “A decade of insurance services liberalization:  Search for factors contributing to Indian insurers performance” Working paper series of the Geneva Association, Études et Dossiers No. 369, February; The Geneva Association.

2008 “Are life insurance demand determinants valid for selected Asian economies and India?” Madras School of Economics Working Paper; No. 36/2008; Madras School of Economics

2006 “Public horses vs private ponies: Structural analysis of the India insurance industry”, Journal of Insurance and Risk Management; Vol. V, No. 09; December; page 1-22 (with S. Madheswaran)