Dr Arjunan Subramanian

  • Reader (Economics)

telephone: +44(0)1413307304
email: Arjunan.Subramanian@glasgow.ac.uk

Biography

Arjunan Subramanian joined Economics in the Business School at the University of Glasgow in January 2011 having previously been based at the University of Warwick. Previously he held positions at the University of Gottingen, at the Centre for Development Research (ZEF), University of Bonn and at the National Council of Applied Economic Research in New Delhi, India. He attained his PhD at the University of Hohenheim, Germany in July 2007 having previously studied at Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi and Madras University in India.

Research interests

Areas of expertise:

  • Development economics
  • Environment and sustainability
  • Agricultural economics
  • Micro economics
  • Behavioural economics

Grants

ESRC funded project

"Information, market creation and agricultural growth " Project funded by ESRC-DFID under the DFID/ESRC Growth Programme May 2011, November 2012-October 2016, Award £433K.

Scalable solar thermoelectrics and photovoltaics (SUNTRAP), Co-investigator (economics) in the multidisciplinary project involving different departments (Engineering and Chemistry) within the Glasgow University and different universities across Scotland and England. Project funded by EPSRC, September 2013- August 2017, Award £3 million.

The Royal Society of Edinburgh (RSE) funding under INTERNATIONAL EXCHANGE PROGRAMME Bilateral  - Travel from Scotland., June-July 2012, Award £1900.

Adam Smith Foundation Seedcorn Funding 2013-14, December 2013 – June 2014, Award £2000.

Supervision

Current PhD students

Oluwadamilola Agbato

Thesis title: Mental accounting, proportionality and frame dependence: an evaluation in relation to price perception.
Co-supervisor: Dr Alexander Kovalenkov 

Hikojiro Fujiwara

Thesis title: The role of culture in economics.
Co-supervisor: Dr Alexander Kovalenkov

Celine Guimas

Thesis title: Microfinance and the agricultural sector of Sub-Saharan Africa.
Co-supervisor: Dr Alexander Kovalenkov 

Istepanian Harootyun

Thesis title: Reform of electricity sector in post conflict states - Iraq case study.
Co-supervisor: Dr James Wilson 

 

Teaching

Courses Taught: Policies for Sustainability and Development (MSc); Theory and Principles in Sustainability (MSc); Development Policy

Previously Taught: Micro Economics

Additional information

Distinctions and scholarships

  • Research Medal for outstanding research on development 2001, Global Development Network, World Bank, New Delhi.
  • Award for outstanding Journal article in Review of Agricultural Economics 2007, American Agricultural Economics Association.

Conferences, workshops and presentations

Conferences

  • 2010: 12th International Consortium on Agricultural Biotechnology Research (ICABR) Conference on 'Bioeconomy Governance: Policy, Environmental and Health Regulations, and Public Investments in Research', Ravello, Italy, June.
  • 2008: 12th International Consortium on Agricultural Biotechnology Research (ICABR) Conference on 'The Future of Agricultural Biotechnology: Creative Destruction, Adoption, or Irrelevance?', Ravello, Italy, June.
  • 2006: International Association of Agricultural Economists Conference, Gold Coast, Australia, August.
  • 2001: 24th International Union for the Scientific Study of Population (IUSSP) Conference, Salvador-Bahia, Brazil, August.
  • 1998: Conference on 'Money and Finance in the Indian Economy', Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research, Mumbai, December.
  • 1997: Conference on 'Economic Theory and Policy', Indian Statistical Institute, New Delhi, January.
  • 1997: VI Annual Conference on 'Contemporary Issues in Development Economics', Jadavpur University, Calcutta, December.

Workshops

  • 2002: Modelling workshop on 'CGE, Micro simulation and Double Calibration' at the University of Laval, Quebec, Canada, June. This event was supported by the International Development Research Centre, Canada.
  • 2002: CGE Modelling Workshop jointly organised by CREFA of the University of Laval, Quebec and the CREA of the University Cheick Anta Doap, supported by the International Development Research Centre, Canada which was in Dakar, Senegal in May.
  • 2002: Workshop on 'Public Expenditure and Poverty Reduction', supported by the International Development Research Centre (IDRC), Ottawa, Canada and organised jointly with Institut National de Statistique et d’Economie Appliquée (INSEA), Rabat-Morocco, January-February.

 Presentations and competitions

  • 2008: Invited presentation at United Nations University of Maastricht - UNU-MERIT, The Netherlands, September.
  • 2001: Global Development Network second annual awards competition, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, December.

Publications

List by: Type | Date

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Number of items: 14.

2013

Abdul Kadir, M.K. et al. (2013) Food security risk level assessment: a fuzzy logic-based approach. Applied Artificial Intelligence, 27(1), pp. 50-61. (doi:10.1080/08839514.2013.747372)

Naik, G., Basavaraj, K.P., Hegde, V.R., Paidi, V., and Subramanian, A. (2013) Using geospatial technology to strengthen data systems in developing countries: the case of agricultural statistics in India. Applied Geography, 43, pp. 99-112. (doi:10.1016/j.apgeog.2013.06.002)

2011

Subramanian, A., and Qaim, M. (2011) Interlocked village markets and trader idiosyncrasy in rural india. Journal of Agricultural Economics, 62(3), pp. 690-709. (doi:10.1111/j.1477-9552.2011.00309.x)

2010

Subramanian, A., Kirwan, K., and Pink, D. (2010) Food security: perception failure. Science, 328(5975), p. 173. (doi:10.1126/science.328.5975.173-b)

Qaim, M., and Subramanian, A. (2010) Benefits of transgenic plants: a socioeconomic perspective. In: Kempken, F. and Jung, C. (eds.) Genetic Modification of Plants: Agriculture, Horticulture and Forestry. Series: Biotechnology in agriculture and forestry (64). Springer: Berlin, Germany, pp. 615-628. ISBN 9783642023903

Sadashivappa, P., Subramanian, A., and Qaim, M. (2010) Socioeconomic impacts of Bt cotton. In: Zehr, U.B. (ed.) Cotton: biotechnological advances. Series: Biotechnology in agriculture and forestry (65). Springer: Berlin, Germany, pp. 221-240. ISBN 9783642047954

Subramanian, A., Kirwan, K., Pink, D., and Qaim, M. (2010) GM crops and gender issues. Nature Biotechnology, 28(5), pp. 404-406. (doi:10.1038/nbt0510-404)

Subramanian, A., and Qaim, M. (2010) The impact of Bt cotton on poor households in rural India. Journal of Development Studies, 46(2), pp. 295-311. (doi:10.1080/00220380903002954 )

2009

Subramanian, A., and Qaim, M. (2009) Village-wide effects of agricultural biotechnology: the case of Bt Cotton in India. World Development, 37(1), pp. 256-267. (doi:10.1016/j.worlddev.2008.03.010)

Subramanian, A., Sadashivappa, P., and Qaim, M. (2009) Commercialized GM crops and yield. Nature Biotechnology, 27(9), pp. 803-804. (doi:10.1038/nbt0909-803b)

2007

Subramanian, A. (2007) Distributional Effects of Agricultural Biotechnology in a Village Economy: The Case of Cotton in India. Cuvillier Verlag: Göttingen, Germany. ISBN 9783867273190

2006

Qaim, M., Subramanian, A., Naik, G., and Zilberman, D. (2006) Adoption of Bt cotton and impact variability: insights from India. Review of Agricultural Economics, 28(1), pp. 48-58. (doi:10.1111/j.1467-9353.2006.00272.x)

2003

Pradhan, B.K., and Subramanian, A. (2003) On the stability of demand for money in a developing economy: some empirical issues. Journal of Development Economics, 72(1), pp. 335-351. (doi:10.1016/S0304-3878(03)00080-4)

2000

Subramanian, A. (2000) Inter-sectoral terms of trade revisited. In: Roy, J. and Gupta, M.R. (eds.) Themes on Development Economics. Allied Publishers: Calcutta, India. ISBN 9788177640403

This list was generated on Sat May 30 19:29:51 2015 BST.
Number of items: 14.

Articles

Abdul Kadir, M.K. et al. (2013) Food security risk level assessment: a fuzzy logic-based approach. Applied Artificial Intelligence, 27(1), pp. 50-61. (doi:10.1080/08839514.2013.747372)

Naik, G., Basavaraj, K.P., Hegde, V.R., Paidi, V., and Subramanian, A. (2013) Using geospatial technology to strengthen data systems in developing countries: the case of agricultural statistics in India. Applied Geography, 43, pp. 99-112. (doi:10.1016/j.apgeog.2013.06.002)

Subramanian, A., and Qaim, M. (2011) Interlocked village markets and trader idiosyncrasy in rural india. Journal of Agricultural Economics, 62(3), pp. 690-709. (doi:10.1111/j.1477-9552.2011.00309.x)

Subramanian, A., Kirwan, K., and Pink, D. (2010) Food security: perception failure. Science, 328(5975), p. 173. (doi:10.1126/science.328.5975.173-b)

Subramanian, A., Kirwan, K., Pink, D., and Qaim, M. (2010) GM crops and gender issues. Nature Biotechnology, 28(5), pp. 404-406. (doi:10.1038/nbt0510-404)

Subramanian, A., and Qaim, M. (2010) The impact of Bt cotton on poor households in rural India. Journal of Development Studies, 46(2), pp. 295-311. (doi:10.1080/00220380903002954 )

Subramanian, A., and Qaim, M. (2009) Village-wide effects of agricultural biotechnology: the case of Bt Cotton in India. World Development, 37(1), pp. 256-267. (doi:10.1016/j.worlddev.2008.03.010)

Subramanian, A., Sadashivappa, P., and Qaim, M. (2009) Commercialized GM crops and yield. Nature Biotechnology, 27(9), pp. 803-804. (doi:10.1038/nbt0909-803b)

Qaim, M., Subramanian, A., Naik, G., and Zilberman, D. (2006) Adoption of Bt cotton and impact variability: insights from India. Review of Agricultural Economics, 28(1), pp. 48-58. (doi:10.1111/j.1467-9353.2006.00272.x)

Pradhan, B.K., and Subramanian, A. (2003) On the stability of demand for money in a developing economy: some empirical issues. Journal of Development Economics, 72(1), pp. 335-351. (doi:10.1016/S0304-3878(03)00080-4)

Books

Subramanian, A. (2007) Distributional Effects of Agricultural Biotechnology in a Village Economy: The Case of Cotton in India. Cuvillier Verlag: Göttingen, Germany. ISBN 9783867273190

Book Sections

Qaim, M., and Subramanian, A. (2010) Benefits of transgenic plants: a socioeconomic perspective. In: Kempken, F. and Jung, C. (eds.) Genetic Modification of Plants: Agriculture, Horticulture and Forestry. Series: Biotechnology in agriculture and forestry (64). Springer: Berlin, Germany, pp. 615-628. ISBN 9783642023903

Sadashivappa, P., Subramanian, A., and Qaim, M. (2010) Socioeconomic impacts of Bt cotton. In: Zehr, U.B. (ed.) Cotton: biotechnological advances. Series: Biotechnology in agriculture and forestry (65). Springer: Berlin, Germany, pp. 221-240. ISBN 9783642047954

Subramanian, A. (2000) Inter-sectoral terms of trade revisited. In: Roy, J. and Gupta, M.R. (eds.) Themes on Development Economics. Allied Publishers: Calcutta, India. ISBN 9788177640403

This list was generated on Sat May 30 19:29:51 2015 BST.