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Name: 
Anindya Sen
Position: 
Professor
Academic Group: 
Economics
Phone No.: 
+91-33-2467 8300
Email (@iimcal.ac.in): 
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Academics

Academic Background: 
Ph.D., University of Southern California, U.S. A. M.A., University of Calcutta, Department of Economics B.A., Presidency College, Calcutta
Courses Taught: 
Microeconomics; Economics of Business Policy;
Awards: 
• Recipient of the Annual Prof. Panchanan Chakraborty Memorial Award for best teacher and researcher in economics in West Bengal for the year 2005, from Bangiya Arthaniti Parishad (Bengal Economic Association). • Merit Certificate, National Scholarship, Govt. of India, 1973-1974. • National Scholarship, Govt. of India, 1976-1977. • Post-Graduate Prize, Presidency College, Calcutta, 1976. • The J.C.Sinha Economics Prize, Presidency College, 1976. • All-University Pre-Doctoral Merit Fellowship, University of Southern California, 1984-1987. • Merit Certificates, Office of International Students and Scholars, University of Southern California, 1989 and 1990. • Graduating International Students Book Award, Office of International Students and Scholars, U. of Southern Ca., 1990.

Experience

Consulting Interests: 
The Tobacco Industry: Opportunities and Challenges; TI Cycles: a Case Study; Reserve Bank of India Project on Industrial Sickness in Eastern Region; Tariff Fixation for Calcutta Port Trust; Evaluation of Marketing Support by NEC for Agri-Horti Products in North-East India; Joint Directors for Training Programme on Project Planning, Evaluation and Management for Officers of North-eastern States sponsored by DONER; Joint Directors for Training Programme for IES Officer Trainees, sponsored by the Ministry of Finance, Govt. of India; Lectured for IOCL Cutting Edge, Cognizant Programs, NHPC Programs, SBI Programs, EGMP (Indian Railways), J.P. Morgan Programs, Johnson and Johnson Programs.
Work Experience: 
Visiting Professor, School of Business and Management, American University of Armenia; Visiting Associate Professor, Department of Economics, University of Notre Dame; Associate Professor and Professor, Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research; Lecturer, Department of Economics, University of Calcutta

Research

Journal Publications: 
Published Papers 1. Anindya Sen, “The Contributions of Sir. John R. Hicks to Economics”, Artha Beekshan, March 2005, Vol. 13, No.4. (Keynote paper for the Silver Jubilee Conference of Bangiya Arthaniti Parishad, 2005) 2. Sanjay Basu and Anindya Sen, “Social Norms and Legal Systems in Developing and Transitional Economies", The Indian Economic Journal, April-June, 2001-2002, Vol. 49, No. 4. 3. Soumyen Sikdar and Anindya Sen, “Managerial Discretion, Public Sector Reform and Industry Performance”, The Indian Journal of Economics, Vol. LXXXIII, No. 328, July 2002. 4. S. Venkateshwarlu and Anindya Sen, “The Fertiliser Industry in India: Moulded by Government Policies”, Economic and Political Weekly, Jan 26 – Feb. 1, 2002. 5. Anindya Sen and Sujit K. Chakrabarty, “Retail Banking Channel Management: Operational Efficiency of Direct Selling Agents”, Management and Change, Vol.5, No. 1, January – June 2001. 6. Arijit Biswas and Anindya Sen, "Coke vs. Pepsi: Local and Global Strategies", Economic and Political Weekly, June 26-July 2, 1999. 7. Subrata Sarkar and Anindya Sen, "Liberalisation of Remuneration Guidelines in India and its Effect on Managerial Pay: Evidence From Some Large Corporate Sector Firms", Vikalpa, Volume 24, No. 2, April-June 1999. 8. Anindya Sen and Soumyen Sikdar, "Privatisation and the Choice of Organizational Form", Decision, January - December, 1998. 9. Anindya Sen, “Privatisation and Surplus Generation”, Indian Economic Journal, October-December 1998. 10. Anindya Sen, “Entry Strategies : A Survey”, Economic and Political Weekly, Nov. 29 - Dec. 5, 1997. 11. Anindya Sen and Soumyen Sikdar, "The Choice of Organizational Form in Strategic Contexts", Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, April 1997, Vol. 32, No. 4, 539-546. 12. Amitava K. Dutt and Anindya Sen, "Union Bargaining Power, Employment and Output in a Model of Monopolistic Competition with Wage Bargaining", Journal of Economics, 1997, Vol. 65, No.1. 13. Anindya Sen, "Imperfect Competition and the Interaction of Monetary Policy and Wages: An Extension of Gylfason and Lindbeck", The Indian Economic Review, 1996, Vol. 31, No.2, 235-240. 14. Anindya Sen, "Nash Bargaining and Perverse Demand Shift Effects in Cournot Oligopoly", Keio Economic Studies, 1996, Vol.33, No.2. 15. Anindya Sen and Subrata Sarkar, "Age, Experience, Qualification and Remuneration of Managers in Seven Large Indian Firms", The Indian Journal of Labour Economics, Jan-March 1996. 16. Anindya Sen and Amitava K. Dutt, "Wage Bargaining, Imperfect Competition and the Markup : Optimizing Microfoundations", Economics Letters, April 1995, 48, pp. 15-20. 17. Anindya Sen, "The Structure of Firms", Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, January 1993, pp. 119-130. 18. Anindya Sen, "Entry and Managerial Incentives", International Journal of Industrial Organization, March 1993, pp. 123-137. 19. Anindya Sen and Bibhas Saha, "Trade Union Bargaining, Privatization and Adjustment Measures", Keio Economic Studies, Vol. 29, No. 2, 1992, pp. 15-24. 20. Neelanjana Mitra and Anindya Sen, "Strategic Planning in Public Sector Companies: A Case Study of IBP", Economic and Political Weekly, February 29, 1992. 21. Anindya Sen, "Cournot Oligopoly with Bargaining", Economics Letters, 36, 1991, pp. 133-136. 22. Anindya Sen, "Professor Hicks on Market Forms", Arthaniti, 1978. Book Chapters 1. Anindya Sen, Three Case Studies for B.D. Bernheim and M.D. Whinston, Microeconomics, Tata McGraw-Hill, New Delhi. Special Indian Edition 2009. 2. Anindya Sen, “Introduction”, Asian Development Bank (2008), Macroeconomic Management and Government Finances, Oxford University Press, New Delhi. 3. Anindya Sen, “State-owned enterprises and privatization”, in Amitava Krishna Dutt and Jaime Ross (eds.), International Handbook of Development Economics, Vol. II. Edward Elgar, 2008. 4. Anindya Sen, “Business Policy”, in Kaushik Basu (ed.) Oxford Companion to Economics in India, Kaushik Basu (ed.), Oxford University Press, New Delhi, 2007. 5. Anindya Sen, “The New Economy”, in Anindya Sen and P.K.Sett (eds.), Managing Business in the 21st Century. OUP, New Delhi, 2005. 6. Ajit Ranade, Subrata Sarkar and Anindya Sen, “The Tobacco Industry”, in Subir Gokarn, Anindya Sen and Rajendra Vaidya (eds.), The Structure of Indian Industry. OUP, New Delhi, 2003. 7. S. Venkateswarlu and Anindya Sen, “The Fertilizer Industry”, in Subir Gokarn, Anindya Sen and Rajendra Vaidya (eds.), The Structure of Indian Industry. OUP, New Delhi, 2003. 8. Sushil Khanna, Anindya Sen and Saugata Ray, “Tube Investments of India Limited: Repositioning in a Liberalising Economy”, in Sumantra Ghoshal et al (eds.) World Class in India, Penguin Books, 2001. 9. Anindya Sen, “Strategic Alliances: A Survey”, in B. Moitra and R. Acharyya (eds.) Effect of Globalization on Industry and Environment, Lancer’s Books, 2001. 10. Bibhas Saha and Anindya Sen, "Layoff Compensation and Entry Deterrence", in A. Banerjee and B. Chatterjee (eds.) Economic Theory, Trade and Quantitative Economics - Essays in Honour of Professor P.N. Ray, Calcutta University Press, 1996. 11. Anindya Sen, Subrata Sarkar and Rajendra Vaidya, “Chapter 8 - “Industry: Coping with New Challenges” in K.S. Parikh (ed.) India Development Report, OUP, New Delhi 1997. 12. Anindya Sen and Subrata Sarkar , "Chapter 5: Industry - Poised for Takeoff" in K.S. Parikh (ed.) Mid-Year Review of the Economy, 1994-95, Konark Publishers, 1995.
Conferences: 
"Incentives in Public Enterprises", Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research, September, 1990. "Entry and Managerial Incentives", Indian Statistical Institute, Delhi Centre, January, 1992. "Privatization and Social Welfare", Jadavpur University, Calcutta, April, 1992. "Trade Union Bargaining and Privatization", Theory and Method Workshop, Department of Economics, University of Notre Dame, December 1993. "Age, Experience, Qualification and Managerial Remuneration in Eight Large Indian Firms" at the Theory and Method Workshop, Department of Economics, University of Notre Dame, April 1995. "Union Bargaining Power, Employment and Output in a Model of Monopolistic Competition with Wage Bargaining", Eleventh Annual Conference on Economic Theory and Policy, Indian Statistical Institute, Delhi Centre. “The Tobacco Industry in India”, Jadavpur University, Economics Department. May, 1997. "Social Norms and Legal Systems in Developing and Transitional Economies", Workshop on State Regulation versus Market Forces in Transitional Economies, Center for Studies in Social Sciences, Calcutta, December 10 1998. Discussant of a paper and Chairman of a session at Conference on Models and Methods in Economics, Economic Research Unit, ISI. March 5 –7, 2003. Chaired a session in Conference on Frontiers of Development Economics, December 23 and 24, 2002, Center for Studies in Social Sciences, Calcutta. “Asymmetric Information”, Seminar on “Economics-Statistics-Environment” at Umeschandra College, Calcutta, on December 17, 2004. Chaired a session on Financial Economics at 41st Annual Conference of the Indian Econometric Society (TIES), held between January 20-22, 2005 at the Department of Economics, Jadavpur University. “The Contributions of Sir John R. Hicks to Economics”, Keynote paper for the Silver Jubilee Conference of Bangiya Arthaniti Parishad, 2005. “Economics of the New Economy”, Invited Lecture delivered at XV Annual General Conference on Contemporary Issues in Developing Economies, Department of Economics, Jadavpur University, December 9, 2005. Spoke on the Budget at discussion organized by KPMG, March 2006. “The Nature of the Contemporary Firm”, Paper presented at the National Conference on Corporate Governance, Centre for Corporate Governance, IIMC, in association with National Foundation for Corporate Governance, February 24, 2006. Chairman of a session at National Seminar on “Developing Nations in the World Economy: Recent Issues in International Trade and the WTO”, UNCTAD-JUECON Programme, Department of Economics, Jadavpur University, Kolkata, April 17-18, 2008. Spoke on the Budget at Budget Symposium held on Saturday, 01 March 2008 at the Merchants Chamber of Commerce. Moderator in a Technical Session in the National Conference on Corporate Governance, organized by IIM-C and National Foundation for Corporate Governance, at Tata Hall on March 27th, 2009. Panelist in sessions at International Entrepreneurship Summit organized by Centre for Entrepreneurship and Innovation, IIMC, in 2007, 2008 and 2009. Delivered public lecture on Theoretical Contribution of Oliver Williamson at the Department of Economics, Jadavpur University, on November 10, 2009.
Books/Book Chapters: 
N.S.S. Narayana and Anindya Sen (eds.), Poverty, Environment and Economic Development: Festschrift for Kirit S. Parikh, Interline Publishers, Bangalore, 1995. Anindya Sen (ed.), Readers in Economics: Industrial Organization, Oxford University Press, New Delhi, 1996. Anindya Sen, Microeconomics: Theory and Applications, Oxford University Press, New Delhi, 1999. Subir Gokarn, Anindya Sen and Rajendra Vaidya (eds.), The Structure of Indian Industry. OUP, New Delhi, 2003. D.N. Sengupta and Anindya Sen: The Economics of Business Policy. OUP, New Delhi, 2004. Anindya Sen and P.K.Sett (eds.): Managing Business in the 21st Century. OUP, New Delhi, 2005. Sudip Chaudhuri and Anindya Sen, Indian Adaptation of Economics by Samuelson and Nordhaus. Tata McGraw-Hill, Mumbai, 2010.
Research Interests: 
Industrial Organization, Theory of the Firm, Regulation, Law and Economics and Strategic Management.