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Dr. BS Prakash

Professor

Prof. B. S. Prakash is a Professor in Economics with M. Sc. in Statistics and Ph D in Economics.  He has two Post-graduate Diplomas: one in Industrial Relations and Personnel Management and the other in Distance Education.  He has a total of 37 years experience of which more than two decades are in research issues of manpower and employment.  Major areas of publication include productivity trends in manufacturing sector, informal sector employment and issues of skill development.  Published papers are in journals like Margin, Productivity, Indian Economic Journal, Indian Journal of Labour Economics, Manpower Journal, Journal of Educational Planning and Administration, etc.  His experience in course development in the Distance Education System are in the areas of: (i) Social Sector Economics and Public Economics at       M. A. level, (ii) Agricultural Economics at M Phil/Ph D level and (iii) Agricultural Development and Indian Economic Development at B. A. levels.  In the recent years, for the CBCS B. A. Honours  programme, he has developed courses in the areas of Indian Economy, Economics of Health and Education and Environmental Economics.  He is also associated with the course development of Applied Econometrics at CBCS B. A. Honours level and coordination of Actuarial Economics at M. A. level.   He has supervised and guided 5  M Phil and 5 Ph D students.

 

EDUCATION:

 

 

Doctor of Philosophy (subject) year

Name of the University. Jamia Millia Islamia

Discipline:  Economics

Doctoral Research Topic: An Inter-Industry Analysis of Structural Changes in Selected Industrial Groups of Organised Manufacturing Sector: 1981-98

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Master of Philosophy (subject) year

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Master of Arts (Subject)  year

Name of the university: Mysore

Discipline:  Statistics

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Bachelor of Arts (Subject) year

Name of the university: Mysore

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WORK EXPERIENCE:   37 years

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BOOKS: 1

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RESEARCH PAPERS: 15

POLICY DOCUMENTS: -

UNITS WRITTEN: 25

 

Official Address:
School of Social Sciences ,
Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU),
Maidan Garhi,
New Delhi - 110068
New Delhi, India
  +91-011-29572704
  bsprakash@ignou.ac.in