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Bishwanath Goldar is a Retired Professor of Economics of the Institute of Economic Growth (IEG), Delhi. He has an M.A. in economics and Ph.D. from Delhi School of Economics (DSE), University of Delhi. He has been at IEG from 1979 to 2014, except for three brief stints at a professorial or equivalent position at the National Institute of Public Finance and Policy (NIPFP) (1988-90), the Indian Council for Research on International Economic Relations (ICRIER) (2003-04), and the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) (2012-13). During 2015-2016, he was a National Fellow of the Indian Council of Social Science Research (ICSSR), affiliated with IEG. He is a former member of the National Statistical Commission.
Prof. Goldar specialises in industrial economics and international trade. The bulk of his research has been on productivity and employment in Indian industries, wage share and price-cost margin in Indian manufacturing, export performance of Industrial firms, effective protection of Indian industries, impact of trade reforms on the performance of industrial firms, and foreign direct investment in India. He has also undertaken studies on pollution of river water in India and on the environmental aspects of Indian industries including studies on energy efficiency in Indian industrial firms and the impact of environmental performance of industrial firms on their stock prices.
Posts by Bishwanath Goldar
Employment in India’s organised manufacturing sector has grown rapidly since 2004. This article finds that about 15% of this growth can be attributed to the formalisation of previously informal ente...
- Bishwanath Goldar
- 01 March, 2023
The average turnaround time of Indian ports has come down significantly since 2010, indicating improvement in their operational efficiency. However, it still is more than two times the level in some o...