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Department of Economics

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The Economics Department at BITS Pilani - K. K. Birla Goa Campus offers MSc (Hons) Economics as  a first degree and also, conducts  a  PhD programme. The teaching methodology seeks to provide students with a strong theoretical foundation and to create a continuous interest and involvement with the real life applications of economics . Many of the students go on to do further studies, research and internships in fields related to economics and finance. Economics is of relevance to every individual. The Department  also, conducts activities under the Economics Association to create interest and learning.


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Development Economics, International economics, Agriculture, Industrial economics, Gender studies, Entrepreneurship, are some of the key areas of research in the Department. Interdisciplinary research is also, encouraged and many of the students pursue projects using scientific concepts and tools to analyse economic problems.

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Department of Economics offers courses in almost all fields of Economics

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Faculty members bring learning from teaching in different type of institutions ranging from technology, management, and economics.

Workshop on Time Series and Panel Data Analysis

Date: 19-21 October 2018
Resource Person: Dr. T Mohanasundaram

Upcoming and Recent Events

IBI-India Business Insight Workshop
Resource Person: Mayank L. Dedhia(Manager, Training & Business Development)
Date:22nd November, 2018
Department of Economics is pleased to announce to be the organizing partner of 12th Regional Science of World Congress between
May 29 to June 01, 2018.
For details of the event please login to:
Department of Economics is pleased to announce to be the Academic Partner for the 2nd International Conference on Economics and Development 2018 to be held on the 20th – 21st June, 2018 in Colombo, Sri Lanka.
For detail, Please. log onto: http://economicconference.co/

"Determining the Impact of Entrepreneurial Orientation on SME Alliance Formation" by Mr Rohit Prabhudesai and Dr. Ch. V. V. S. N. V. Prasad has won the 2018 ICEFB Best Paper Award at International Conference on Entrepreneurship and family business 3-4 November 2017 Workshop on use of SPSS

25 Nov 2017: MDP for PNB Executives on Insurance issues

27 Nov 2017: Invited talk by Prof. Arun Kumar (Malcolm S Adiseshiah Chair Prof, Inst. of Social Sciences) - Demonitization, GST and Black Economy: Marginalizing the marginal

5 October 2017: Invited Lecture by Prof. Babu Nahata (Prof of Economics, University of Louisville, Kentucky, USA) on Pay-What- You-Want Pricing under Competition: Breaking the Bertrand Trap

14 Sept 2017: Training on ProwessIQ, Resource Person: Premish Gangadhar Dekate, CMIE

Dr. Aswini Mishra received Best Professor in Economics Award (Dewang Mehta National Education, Regional Round)

BITS Goa Economics Conclave 2017                                

PhD Admissions 2018-19

Department of Economics invites applications to PhD Program.
For details see the following link:


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