Dr. Ashis Kumar Pradhan

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Dr. Ashis Kumar Pradhan

Dr. Ashis Kumar Pradhan


Assistant Professor




Department of Humanities, Maulana Azad National Institute of Technology Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh, Pin-462003


ashiskumarprdhn@gmail.com, ashiskumarpradhan@manit.ac.in

Date of Birth


Educational Qualification

  • PhD in Financial Economics, IIT Kharagpur (2018)
  • M.Phil in Economics, Ravenshaw University, Cuttack, Odisha (2014)
  • M.A in Economics, Pondicherry University, Puducherry (2013)
  • B.A in Economics, Ravenshaw University, Cuttack, Odisha (2011)


  • Assistant Professor, Department of Humanities, Maulana Azad National Institute of Technology Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh. (Since 26.05.2020 onwards).
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Finance and Economics, Rajagiri Business School, Kakkanad, Rajagiri Valley Road, Kochi, Kerala. (Since 7.08.2018-1.04.2020).
  • Guest Faculty, Rural Development study Programme, Economics, Ravenshaw University for the Academic session 2014-2015.


Macroeconomics, Financial Economics and Energy Economics




  • Pradhan A. K., & Hiremath, G. S. (2020). Do external commercial borrowings and financial development affect exports? Cogent Business and Management, Accepted. (Taylor and Francis) (Indexed in ESCI, and SCOPUS)
  • Pradhan A. K., & Hiremath, G. S. (2020). Effects of Foreign Currency Debt on Investment of the Firms in Emerging Economy. International Journal of Finance and Economics, Accepted. (Wiley) (Indexed in ABDC-B, SSCI, and SCOPUS)
  • Pradhan, A. K., Mishra, B. R., Tiwari, A. K., Hammoudeh, S. (2020). Macroeconomic Factors and Frequency Domain Causality Between Gold and Silver Returns in India. Resources Policy, 68 (Elsevier) (Indexed in ABDC-B, SSCI, and SCOPUS)
  • Mishra, B. R., Pradhan, A. K., Tiwari, A. K., Dash, A. K., & Aruna, M. (2020). Exchange Rate Return and Volatility Spillover Across Major Trading Partners of India. Journal of Asia-Pacific Business, 21(2), 80-101. (Routledge, Taylor and Francis) (Indexed in ABDC-C, and SCOPUS)
  • Barik, R., & Pradhan, A. K. (2020). Does financial inclusion affect financial stability: Evidence from BRICS nations? The Journal of Developing Areas, Accepted. (Tennessee State University College of Business)
  • Pradhan, A. K., & Hiremath, G. S. (2020). Why do firms borrow in foreign currency? Some further evidence. Margin: The Journal of Applied Economic Research, 14(2), 191-211. (Sage) (Indexed in ABDC-C, SCOPUS)
  • Çekin, S. E., Pradhan, A. K., Tiwari, A. K., & Gupta, R. (2020). Measuring co-dependencies of economic policy uncertainty in Latin American countries using vine copulas. The Quarterly Review of Economics and Finance, 76, 207-217. (Elsevier) (Indexed in ABDC-B, SCOPUS)
  • Pradhan, A. K., & Hiremath, G. S. (2020). The capital flight from India: A case of missing woods for trees?. The Singapore Economic Review, 65 (2), 365-383. (World Scientific Publishing Co Pte Ltd) (Indexed in ABDC-B, SSCI, and SCOPUS)
  • Pradhan, A. K., & Hiremath G. S. (2020). External Commercial Borrowings by the Corporate Sector in India. Journal of Public Affairs, 20(1), 1-6. (Wiley) (Indexed in ABDC-B, ESCI and SCOPUS)
  • Kumar, S., Pradhan, A. K., Tiwari, A. K., & Kang, S. H. (2019). Correlations and volatility spillovers between oil, natural gas, and stock prices in India. Resources Policy, 62, 282-291. (Elsevier) (Indexed in ABDC-B, SSCI, and SCOPUS)
  • Mishra, B. R., Pradhan, A. K., Tiwari, A. K., & Muhammad, S. (2019). The dynamic causality between gold and silver prices in India: evidence using time-varying and non-linear approaches. Resources Policy, 62, 66-76. (Elsevier) (Indexed in ABDC-B, SSCI, and SCOPUS)
  • Pradhan, A. K., & Nibedita, B. (2019). The determinants of corporate social responsibility: Evidence from Indian firms. Global Business Review, 1-14. (Sage) (Indexed in ABDC-C, and SCOPUS)

Book Chapters

  • Pradhan, A. K, & Senapati, A. K. (2020). Mining displacements, Rehabilitation and Resettlement process in Mahanadi Coalfields Limited: An Empirical Investigation. In Dalei N. N., & Anshuman G. (Ed.) Energy, Environment and Globalization: Recent Trends, Opportunities and Challenges in India, pp. 185-202. Springer Verlag, Singapore, ISBN 978-981-13-9309-9.


  • Pradhan, A. K., and Senapati A. K. (2019). “Development Induced displacement and Workmen Safety: A rethinking on Mines Safety”. SSDN Publishers & Distributers. New Delhi. ISBN: 9788193751343.

Member of professional bodies

The Indian Econometric Society (TIES) (Lifetime)

Achievements/ Awards

  • UGC Net (Economics) 2014 and 2015
  • Andhra Pradesh State Eligibility Test for Lectureship (APSET) (Economics) 2013

Conference/Seminars/Workshop Organized


  • Conference coordinator of the 1st Rajagiri Conference on Economics and Finance 2019, organized by Rajagiri Business School Kochi in association with The Indian Econometric Society at Rajagiri Business School, India, held during November 8 & 9, 2019.

Number of P.G. Projects guided

  •  Mr. Johns Baby: Determinants of Capital Flow Evidence from India (2019)
  • Ms. Lekshmi Sarath: Revisiting the determinants of foreign exchange reserves with Reserve Bank of India (2019)
  • Ms. Lynn Mathew: Determinants of capital Flight from BRICS Countries (2019)
  • Mr. Manish P M: The Mediating Role of Relational Benefit Between Service Quality and Customer Loyalty in the Budgeted Indian Airline Industry (2019)

Paper Presentation

  • Presented a paper titled “The magnitude and determinants of capital flight from India: An econometric investigation” in 52nd Annual TIES (All India econometric society) conference held at IIM Kozhikode from Jan 4-6, 2016.
  • Presented a paper titled “Monetary Policy Announcements and Stocks Returns: Some Further Evidence from India” in ICFMCF (International Conference on Financial Markets and Corporate Finance) conference held at IIT Madras from August 12-13th, 2016.
  • Presented a paper titled “The effect of external commercial borrowing and role of financial development on Indian exports: an econometric analysis” in 53 Annual TIES (All India econometric society) conference held at NISER, Bhubaneswar from Dec 22-24, 2016.
  • Presented a paper titled “External commercial borrowings and balance sheet effects of exchange rate in India: a firm level analysis” co-authored with Gourishankar S. Hiremath, in the two days national conference on “Globalizing the finance?” organized by the department of Economics, Pondicherry University, Puducherry, held during 10th-11th April, 2017 at Puducherry.

Invited/Guest lectures

  • Delivered a lecture on the topic “Revisiting the determinants on Foreign Exchange Reserves in India” in Department of Economics, Ravenshaw University.

Workshops Attended

  • Participated in the one-day workshop on Qualitative Research techniques held at Rajagiri Business School, Kochi on 1st of February, 2019.
  • FDP on “Art of Edification: Contemporary & Innovative Practices for Effective Teaching” Organized by Internal Quality Assurance Cell (IQAC), Rajagiri College of Social Sciences (Autonomous), Kalamaserry, Ernakulam, conducted at the Hill Campus from 1st April to 4th April 2019.
  • Participated in the workshop conducted by CESIM on 28th and 29th of November, 2019 held at Rajagiri Business School and successfully completed the requirements to be recognized as a Cesim Certified Trainer.

Any other information

  • Internship from National Human Rights Commission, New Delhi, Copernicus Marg, Faridkot House, 2013.