Aswini Kumar Mishra


Financial and Microeconometrics, Behavioural Economics & Finance, Financial Risk Management
Department of Economics and Finance
Chamber # D-308/11(NAB)
BITS Pilani, K K Birla Goa Campus
Zuarinagar, Goa-403 726

About the Faculty

Dr. Aswini K. Mishra joined BITS, Pilani, K. K. Birla Goa Campus in 2009. Dr. Mishra is currently working as a Professor in the Department of Economics and Finance. Dr. Mishra received the Indian Council of Social Science Research (ICSSR) Doctoral Research Scholarship (2006-2007), New Delhi, and was awarded the Ph.D. degree in 2009.



Ph.D.: NKCCDS, Bhubaneswar (An ICSSR Institute) affiliated to Utkal University, Bhubaneswar (2009)
Thesis Title: Economic Reform and Social Security in Orissa: Fiscal and Institutional Constraints
Supervisor: Late Prof. Sakti Padhi (Ex-Director, NKCCDS, Bhubaneswar)


Research Interest

Current areas of research include Financial and Microeconometrics, Financial Risk Management, Behavioural Economics and Finance. Published many articles in reputed international and national journals such as Journal of Policy Modeling; Quarterly Review of Economics and Finance; Resources Policy; Journal of Economic Studies; International Journal of Finance & Economics; Intelligent Systems in Accounting, Finance and Management; Journal of Quantitative Economics; International Journal of Innovation Science; Social Indicators Research; International Journal of Social Economics, etc.


Editorial Assignment

Academic Editor, PLOS ONE    (Scimago -Q1)


Administrative Responsibilities

  • Head of the Department (HOD), Department of Economics and Finance (November 2015- May 2022)
  • Chairperson, Campus Level Departmental Committee on Academics (November 2015- May 2022)
  • Chairperson, Campus Level Departmental Research Committee (November 2015- May 2022)
  • Resident Warden, Student Welfare Division (June 2009- December 2013)
  • Convener, Campus Level Departmental Committee on Academics (January 2014- December 2015)
  • Convener, Campus Level Departmental Research Committee (November 2014- November 2015) 
  • Member, Academic Counselling Committee (August 2016- July 2018)
  • Member, Departmental Level Short Listing Committee (August 2018- Till date)
  • Member, Campus Level Human Ethics Committee on Academics (February 2019- Till date)
  • Member, Campus Level Departmental Research Committee (June 2022- Till date)
  • Member, Campus Level Committee for Analytics, Scientometrics & Solidarity (June 2022- Till date)
  • Member, Campus Level Library Committee (December 2022- Till date) 
  • Member, Campus Level Team for NAAC visit Advisory Committee (April 2023- Till date) 
  • Member, Campus Level Team for IQAC (April 2023- Till date) 
  • Chairperson, Department Level Short - Listing Committee (DLSC) (June 2023- Till date)
  • Member, Institute wide Committee for Academic Curriculum Review (July 2023- Till date)