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Hersch Sahay

Hersch Sahay

Assistant Professor

Pursuing Ph.D. (Economics), M.A., PG Diploma in Statistics and Research Methods

Academic Qualifications

  • Pursuing Ph.D. (Economics): Submitted Pre-Submission Synopsis
    Pondicherry Central University, Puducherry
    Title of the Thesis: Three Essays on Macroeconomics
  • M.A. Applied Economics (Gold Medal) – 2012-14
    Pondicherry Central University, Puducherry
  • PG Diploma in Statistics and Research Methods – 2012-13
    Pondicherry Central University, Puducherry
  • UGC – JRF June 2015

Area of Specialization

Macroeconomics, International Finance, Public Finance, Monetary Economics, Applied Econometrics.

Interest Areas

Macroeconomics, Applied Econometrics, Quantitative Economics, GIS.

Professional Experience 

• Invited Lectures

  • Lectures on ARDL and VAR models during National Workshop on ‘Applied Time Series Econometrics’ for faculty members and research scholars held at Stella Maris College, Chennai on 7th July 2017.
  • Resource person for the Training Programme on ‘Applied Econometrics’ for 39th Batch of Indian Statistical Service Officers held at Institute for Social and Economic Change (ISEC), Bangalore from 17th to 20th June 2017. 
  • Lectures on Panel Data Econometrics in the ‘National Workshop on Applied Econometrics’ held at Department of Economics, Central University of Tamil Nadu on 30th March 2017. 
  • Resource person for two days workshop on Time Series Econometrics for faculty members and research scholars at Vidya Praboshini College of Commerce, Education and Computer Science, University of Goa, Goa from 31st January to 1st February 2017.
  • Resource person for the Training Programme on ‘Applied Econometrics’ for probationary officers of Indian Economic Services from 4th to 6th January 2017.
  • Lectures on Univariate Time Series Modelling and Forecasting during National Workshop on ‘Econometric Applications in Social Sciences’ for faculty members and research scholars at Department of Analytical and Applied Economics, Utkal University, Odisha on 21st December 2016.
  • Lectures on ‘IT Skills – I’ for B.Sc. Economics students at Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies (NMIMS), Bengaluru on 12th and 13th November 2016.

Hands-on sessions in workshops:

  • ‘Times Series Econometrics Using E-Views’ for faculty members and research scholars at Department of Economics, Loyola College Chennai on 24th January 2018.
  • ‘Time Series Modelling’ for Ph.D. scholars at ISEC Bangalore from 10th to 12th March 2017. 
  • ‘Applied Econometrics’ for probationary officers of Indian Statistical Service at ISEC Bangalore from 19th to 21st April 2016 
  • ‘Time Series Modelling’ for Ph.D. scholars at ISEC Bangalore from 15th to 18th February 2016.
  • ‘Introduction to R’ for research fellows and faculty members at IIM Kozhikode on 2nd January 2016.
  • ‘Time Series Econometrics – Theory and Practice’ for probationary officers of Indian Economic Service at Institute of Economic Growth, New Delhi from 28th to 30th December 2015.
  • ‘Panel Data Econometrics’ for officers of Reserve Bank of India (RBI) at RBI Staff College, Chennai on 8th April 2015.
  • In-Service training for IES officers on ‘Econometric: Theory and Applications’ in the Department of Economics, Pondicherry University from 23rd March to 3rd April 2015.

• Tutorial Classes: 

Regularly engaging classes on macroeconomics, public economics and monetary economics for post-graduate students in the Department of Economics, Pondicherry University.

• Panellist in Seminar: 

Attended seminar on Inflation targeting in India as a panellist at Reserve Bank of India Staff College, Chennai held on 25th June 2015.

• Workshops and Conferences organised: 

  • National Conference on “Globalizing the Finance?” in the Department of Economics, Pondicherry University on 10th and 11th April 2017.
  • In-service training programme for officers of Indian Economic Services in the Department of Economics, Pondicherry University from 23rd March to 3rd April 2015.

• Referee for Journal: 

Journal of Social and Economic Development (Springer).

• Life Member of Society/Organisation: 

The Indian Econometric Society (TIES).

• Dissertation for post graduate programme:

“On the response of Inflation to Sterilization in India” under Dr. M. Ramachandran, submitted in April 2014.

• Independent research: 

“A study on the differently abled students and amenities available for them in Pondicherry University” under Dr. V. Nirmala, Dept. of Economics, Pondicherry University submitted in November 2013.

• Summer Intern at Institute for Human Development, Eastern Regional Centre, Ranchi from 20th May to 21st June 2013. Tasks assigned included:

Publications 

Deficit management and its implications for inflation (with: M. Ramachandran) in Jyotsna Jalan, Sugata Marjit and Sattwik Santra (eds.), Indian Public Finance and Policy Report 2016 Fiscal Issues and Macroeconomy, Oxford University Press, 2016.

Papers Presented at Conferences

  • International reserves accumulation: Does preference asymmetry play a role? (with: M. Ramachandran) in 54th Annual Conference of The Indian Econometric Society (TIES) held at Sri Mata Vaishno Devi University, Katra, Jammu and Kashmir, March 2018.
  • Do official interventions in foreign exchange markets calm volatility? (with: M. Ramachandran) in 53rd Annual Conference of The Indian Econometric Society (TIES) held at National Institute of Science Education and Research (NISER) Khorda, Odisha, December 2016. 
  • Deficits and Inflation (with: M. Ramachandran) in 52nd Annual Conference of The Indian Econometric Society (TIES) held at Indian Institute of Management, Kozhikode, January 2016. 
  • Deficit management and its implications for inflation (with: M. Ramachandran) in Conference on Indian Public Finance and Policy Report held in Centre for Studies in Social Sciences, Kolkata, West Bengal, September 2015.
  • Official intervention in the foreign exchange market and exchange rate volatility: Evidence from emerging economies (with: M. Ramachandran) in 51st Annual Conference of The Indian Econometric Society (TIES) held in Punjabi University, Patiala, Punjab, December 2014.

Workshops Attended

  • 3rd Social Sciences Winter School in Pondicherry – Track: Tackling Socio-Environmental Issues: Stakes and Potentials of Using Geospatial Technologies, organised by School of Social Sciences, Pondicherry University in collaboration with French Institute of Pondicherry from 4th to 8th December 2017.
  • 4-th Summer School in Development Economics – Track: Macroeconomics, organised by International Growth Centre (IGC) and Indian Statistical Institute, Delhi from 9th to 13th July 2016 at Indian Statistical Institute, New Delhi. 
  • Workshop on awareness about United Nations Convention on Rights of Persons with Disabilities (UNCRPD) jointly organized by HEPSN – Enabling unit, Pondicherry University and National Institute of Visually Handicapped, Chennai on 25 January, 2014 at Pondicherry University.

Official Email Id

hersch.sahay@nmims.edu

Office Phone No.

022 - 42355892

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