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Mohd. Imran Khan

Mohd. Imran Khan

Assistant Professor

Ph.D (Economics)

Area of Specialization

Labour Economics

Interest Areas:

Labour Economics, Development Economics, Microeconomics, Indian Economy


Work Experience:

  • Assistant Professor, SVKM’s NMIMS (Deemed to be University), M L Mehta Road, Vile Parle (West), Mumbai, Maharashtra (From 11th March, 2019 till date)
  • Visiting Assistant Professor, National Law School of India (NLSIU) Bangalore, Karnataka (From 08th March,2021 to 04th June 2021)
  • Consultant (16 December 2021 to 15 March 2022) on a project COVID-19 and Internal Return Migration: Analysis of Four States- Bihar, Jharkhand, Madhya Pradesh, and Rajasthanunder ERADA (Enhancing Rural Resilience Through Appropriate Development Action) by GIZ-India, commissioned by the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) in partnership with the Ministry of Rural Development (MoRD) at India Migration Now, Mumbai.
  • Consultant (12th-26th December 2019 and 4th -18th January 2019) on a project Status of Adolescents in Tamil Nadu at Centre for Monitoring, Evaluation and Impact Analysis (CMEIA), RGNIYD in partnership with UNICEF.


  • Kannan, K. P., & Khan M.I. (2022). Loss of Job, Work, and Income in the Time of COVID-19-An Analysis of PLFS Data, Economic and Political Weekly,57(2), 37-41.
  • Khan, M. I., & Baruah., Ashapurna (2021). Internal Migration, Remittances, and Labour Force Participation in Rural India: A Gender Perspective, International Labour Review 160 (3), 453-476.
  • Khan, M.I. (2021), Consequences of Labour Migration on Wages and Employment: Evidence from India, The Indian Journal of Labour Economics 64 (1), 23-47.
  • Khan, M. I., & C., Valatheeswaran. (2020). International Remittances and Private Healthcare in Kerala, India. Migration Letters, 17(3), 445-460.
  • Valatheeswaran C.& Khan, M. I. (2018). International Remittances and Private Schooling: Evidence from Kerala, India. International Migration, 56 (1), 127-145.
  • Khan, M. I. (2017). Migrant Workers in Urban Labour Markets in India: Wage Differentials, Assimilation and Occupational Attainment. The Indian Journal of Labour Economics 60(3), 437–459.
  • Khan, M. I. (2016). Migrant and non-migrant wage differentials: a quintile decomposition analysis for India. The Indian Journal of Labour Economics 59 (2), 245- 273.
  • Khan, M. I., & Valatheeswaran, C. (2016). International Migration, Remittances and Labour Force Participation of Left-behind Family Members: A Study of Kerala. Margin: The Journal of Applied Economic Research, 10(1), 86-118.
  • Sofi, I. A., Khan, M. I., Kunroo, M. H., & Khachoo, A. Q. (2016). Labour Market Regulations and In-formalisation of Migrant Worker: Evidence from Indian Manufacturing Sector. Asian Journal of Law and Economics, 7(2), 169-195.

Book Chapters

  • Khan, M. I., (2019) Labour Migration: Trends and Characteristics in Irudaya Rajan and Sumeetha M (Ed) ‘Handbook on Internal Migration in India’, Sage publications

Popular writing

  • ‘The way to end child marriage’ in The Hindu
  • ‘No ‘Room’ for Social Distancing: A Look at India’s Housing and Sanitation Conditions’ in EPW Engage
  • ‘As India begins to evacuate citizens from Gulf, many migrants are anxious about their futures’ in Scroll
  • Covid-19: How long can consumption be sustained in lockdown? in Ideas for India
  • ‘Why social distancing is not helping stop corona virus in India’ in Global Indian Times
  • ‘Migrant Exodus during the National Lockdown’ in Delhi Post.


Reviewer services

SSM-Population Health, Journal of International Development, Review of Development and Change, International Migration, Journal of South Asian Development, Migration Letters, Review of Development Economies.

Selected Workshops, Invited Lectures, Seminars and Conferences

2021: Gulf Research Meeting, Gulf Research Centre, University of Cambridge, Cambridge (online mode), CDS Trivandrum

2019: IPE, Hyderabad Conference on Economic Development: Role of Higher Education Institutions in Employment, WIDER Development Conference on ‘Transforming economies - for better jobs’ Bangkok Thailand, 61st Annual Conference of Indian Society of Labour Economics, Punjabi University, Patiala, Punjab.

2018: CDS conference on ‘Two Decades of Migration Research Based on Kerala Migration Surveys (KMS)’, CDS, Trivandrum, Kerala.

2017: WIDER Development conference on ‘Migration and Mobility’ ARUA, Accra, Ghana, The Migration Conference 2017 at Harokopio University in Athens, Greece, Workshop on Transnational Migration in Transition: Transformative Characteristics of Temporary Migration, European Union Project at CDS, Trivandrum, HSS, IIT Indore.

2016: The 7th Gulf Research Meeting, Gulf Research Centre, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, CDS-ISIK-IGIDR Doctoral Students Workshop, IGIDR, Mumbai, LISSTAR Loyola College, Chennai, Department of Economics, Dr John Mathai Centre, Thrissur.

2015: SASNET conference on ‘The Structural Transformation of South Asia’ Lund University, Lund, Sweden, IIT Chennai conference on ‘Migration’.

2013: 50th Annual Golden Jubilee Conference of the Indian Econometric Society, IGIDR), Mumbai,

55th Annual Conference by The Indian Society of Labour Economics (ISLE), JNU, New Delhi, Course on ‘Research Methods in Labour Economics’ at V. V. Giri National Labour Institute, Noida, Training Programme for Young South Asian Scholars on ‘Contemporary Issues in Labour Economics’ at Institute of Human Development, New Delhi, short-term training programme on "Methods and Approaches in Research on Migration Issues” 2012, at CDS, Trivandrum


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