Dr. SK Mishra
Professor, Department of Economics
North-Eastern Hill University (NEHU)
Shillong, Meghalaya, India

  • Education : MA - Economics (Bhagalpur University), MRP - Master of Regional Planning (IIT, Kharagpur), PhD - Planning (IIT, Kharagpur).
  • Visting Fellow, Dept. of Architecture and City Planning, The Ohio State University, USA. - 1980.
  • Lecturer, Dept. of Architecture and Planning, IIT, Kharagpur - 1981-1984.
  • Reader, Dept. of Economics, North-Eastern Hill University (NEHU), Shillong, India - 1984-1991.
  • Professor, Dept. of Economics, North-Eastern Hill University (NEHU), Shillong, India - since 1991.
  • Administrative Experience :
    (i). Head, Dept. of Economics, NEHU, Shillong 1995-1996 and 1999-2002;
    (ii). Dean, School of Economics, Management and Information Sciences (SEMIS), NEHU, Shillong - 1996-1999.
    (iii). Member, Executive Council (NEHU) - 1997-98; Member, Academic Council (NEHU) since 1991;    Ex-Chairman, Board of Undergraduate Studies (BUGS), NEHU of Statistics, Computer Science, Media Technologies, Economics and Sanskrit for a number of terms; Ex-Chairman BPGS Economics and School Board, SEMIS, NEHU. President NEHU Teachers' Association.
    (iv). Chief Proctor, NEHU - April-December, 2000.   
    (v) Coordinator : Internal Quality Assurance Cell (IQAC), NEHU, Shillong, 1998-2004.

  • Specialisation : Econometrics, Quantitative Economics, Computer Applications in Economics.

  • Interests : Institutional Economics, Research Methodology, Operations Research, Economics of Education, and Economics of NER, India

  • Research Supervision : (MCP/MRP) - 4. (MPhil): 16 - main topics - Theoretical (Multi-criteria analysis, Econometrics, Production function, Gandhian Economics, Institutional Economics), Applied (Health economics, Rural indebtedness, Rural development planning, Urban economics, Economics of education, Agricultural development, Tea industry, etc.).

  • Research Supervision : (PhD): 6 - (i). Quality of Life in Dimapur and its Periphery; (ii). Private Schooling Industry: A Survey of Kohima Town of Nagaland; (iii). Price Behaviour of Wage Goods and its relationship with the Cost of Living of Unskilled Casual Workers in Shillong; (iv). Least Absolute Deviation Estimation of Multi-Equation Linear Econometric Models: A Study based on Monte Carlo Experiments; (v). A Study on Structure of the Economy of Udalguri Sub-division, Assam; (vi) Economics of Higher Education: Micro Analysis of Private Colleges in Nagaland.

    Referee: Annals of Operations Research [Springer]; Journal of Economic Growth [Springer]; Computational Economics [Springer]; Southeast Asian Bulletin of Mathematics [Southeast Asian Mathematical Society, Hong Kong]; Computational Statistics and Data Analysis [Elsevier]; Journal of the Franklin Institute [Elsevier] ; ICFAI Journal of Managerial Economics [ICFAI] ; Journal of Quantitative Economics [The Indian Econometric Society, IGIDR, Mumbai]; Journal of Statistical Research [Institute of Statistical Research and Training, Dhaka];Indian Journal of Regional Science [Regional Science Association, Kolkata]

  • Publications :: 2 Books + 1 co-edited book, over 100 Articles/Research papers.       

  • Downloadable Papers on Social Science Research Network (SSRN)

  • Academic (personal) Website

  • e-mail : [email protected]

LINK :    (i). Details of Academic Activities             (ii). University (NEHU) Website

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