Prof. Mini Thomas P  

Associate Professor
Department of Economics and Finance

K - 230, Department of Economics and Finance,
Birla Institute of Technology & Science (BITS) Pilani,
Hyderabad Campus, Jawahar Nagar,
Kapra Mandal, Medchal District - 500 078
Telangana State, India.
  • PhD (Economics): Institute for Social and Economic Change (ISEC), Bangalore, India
  • Masters (Economics): University of Hyderabad, India
  • Bachelors (Economics): Stella Maris College, University of Madras, India
PhD Thesis Title: Service Sector and Economic Growth in India with Special Reference to International Trade in Services    
Work Experience:
  • March 2023-present:  Associate Professor, BITS Pilani Hyderabad Campus
  • Aug 2016-Feb 2023: Assistant Professor, BITS Pilani Hyderabad Campus
  • 2016: Assistant Professor, Department of Economics, ICFAI Business School, Hyderabad
  • 2012: Research Assistant to Prof. Gita Gopinath on Kerala Economy, Harvard University, USA
  • 2010: Project Associate for EU funded INGINEUS, Centre for Development Studies, Trivandrum
  • 2008: Summer Intern - Financial Inclusion, Reserve Bank of India, Bangalore
Research Interests
  • International Trade, Global Value Chains
  • Service sector, Macroeconomics
  • Trade and Gender
  • Financial inclusion, Digital Economy
  • Fiscal Policy, Inequality