Dr. Rajesh Barik

Assistant Professor

Office Address
Cabin No: CC-217
BITS Pilani ( K K Birla Campus)
Zuarinagar, Goa


1.  Lenka, S.K, Nath P. and Barik. R. (Accepted). How does Financial Inclusion affect
Unemployment? Finding Evidence from Selected Upper Middle and Lower Middle-Income Countries. Thailand and The World Economy.

2. Patri, P., Pattayat, S.S., SK Niyaj., and Barik, R. (2024). Factors Influencing Facemask and Hand Sanitizer use During the COVID-19 Pandemic. Indian Journal of Health Studies, 6 (1).

3.  Barik, R and Lenka, S.K (2023). Demand-Side and Supply-Side Determinants of Financial
Inclusion in Indian States: Evidence from Post-Liberalization Period. Emerging Economy
Studies, Sage,

4. Barik, R, Parida, JK and Lenka, S.K (2023) Financial Inclusion and Human Development
in Indian States: Evidence from the post-liberalization periods, Indian Journal of Human
Development, 16 (3) (Sage).

5.  Barik, R and Lenka, S.K (2023). Does financial inclusion control corruption in upper-middle and lower-middle income countries? Asia-Pacific Journal of Regional Science 7 (3), (Springer).

6.  Barik, R and Pattayat, S.S., (2022). How has the Covid-19 Pandemic affected Transgender
Community People: Findings from a Telephonic Survey in Odisha? Contemporary Voice
of Dalit. 14 (2), Sage.

7. Pattayat, S.S., Patri, P., Das, S., and Barik, R (2021). Impact of Covid-19 Pandemic on
Female Health Care Workers (FHWs) in Odisha (India), Mental Health and Social
Inclusion, 25 (3), Emerald.

8.  Barik, R. and Pradhan, A.K (2020) Does financial inclusion affect financial stability?
Evidence from BRICS nations? Journal of Developing Area, 55 (1), Project Muse. DOI:10.1353/jda.2021.0023

9. Barik, R. and Sharma, P. (2020). What Constraints Financial Inclusion for the Transgender
Community? Field Based Evidence from Odisha (India). Contemporary Voice of Dalit,
13(1), Sage.

10. Barik, R. and Sharma, P. (2019). Analyzing the progress and prospects of financial
inclusion in India. Journal of Public Affairs, 19 (2), Wiley,

11. Lenka, S.K and Barik. R. (2018). Has expansion of mobile phone and internet use spurred
financial inclusion in the SAARC countries? Financial Innovation, 4(5), Springer.

12.  Lenka, S.K and Barik. R. (2018). A Discourse Analysis of Financial Inclusion: Post-Liberalization Mapping in Rural and Urban India. Journal of Financial Economic Policy,10(3), Emerald.

13.  Barik, R. and Sharma, P. (2018). Exclusion of Transgender from Microfinance Market:
Field Study from Odisha (India). Journal of Exclusion Studies, 8 (1), 53-59.

Book Chapters:

1. Barik, R. and Pattayat, S.S., (Accepted). Occupational Choices, Income Status and
Determinants of Income of the Indian Transgender People”, In Hippu Salk Kristle Nathan
and Tulika Tripathi (Eds) Inclusion and Human Development in India, Routledge, India
2.  Barik, R. (2019). “Social Exclusion, Identity Crisis and Cultural Uniqueness of
Transgender People: Survey Based evidence from Odisha”, In Arun Mahanthy, Sumant
Kumar Swain, Dipak Kumar Dash, Mamata Khandayatray (eds) Governance, Gender and
Environment. Mittal Publication, New Delhi.

Working Papers:

1. Barik, R. and Lenka, S.K (2018). Impact of Financial Inclusion on Individual’s Standard
of Living: Empirical Evidence from SAARC Countries. SSRN Working Paper.

Conference Proceeding:
1. Ramun Prasad, Parida, JK, Pattayat, S.S., and Barik, R. (2021). What Factors Drive for
Outmigration: Evidence from Rural Bihar, Recent Advances in the Fields of Economics,
Commerce, and Finance, Notion Press, Proceedings of the ICRAECF 2021.