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ANN MARY JOSE

ANN MARY JOSE Email-ID : annmary@rajagiri.edu

Ann Mary Jose completed her PhD on the topic “A Study on Spatial Inequalities and Policy Responses in India”, Department of Economic and Finance, Institute for Financial Management and Research (IFMR), Chennai, which was then affiliated to University of Madras. She holds an Integrated Masters degree in Economics from Central University of Hyderabad, Hyderabad, Telangana. She is UGC NET qualified. Also, she has been worked as a Research Assistant at Centre for Economic and Social Studies (CESS), Hyderabad, Telangana. Her research focuses on various types of inequalities persist in Indian society and the effectiveness of different policy initiatives to tackle it. Her research interest is in the area of development economics, public policy, impact evaluation studies and open macro-economics. Currently, she has been working on issues related to gender inequality and wage differentials among Indian wage earners. She has publications in Journal of Public affairs, Economic & Political Weekly, Indian journal of economics etc, and has papers under review in various reputed journals.

Educational Qualification

  • PhD in Economics, Institute for Financial Management and Research (IFMR), University of Madras
  • Integrated MA in Economics, Central University of Hyderabad, Hyderabad, Telangana.

Work Experience (Research /Teaching)

  • Assistant Professor – Rajagiri Business School, Kochi (July 2022 – Present)
  • Guest Lecturer - Bishop Kurialashery College for Women, Amalagiri, Kottayam (September 2021- November 2021)
  • Research Assistant – Centre for Economic and Social Studies (CESS), Hyderabad, Telangana (August 2015 – May 2016)

Area of Interest (Research /Teaching)

  • Development Economics
  • Regional Economics
  • Public Policy
  • Impact evaluation studies
  • Open Macroeconomics

Journal Publication

Journal Publications

  • Jose, A. (2023). Do Policies Targeting Poor Districts Work? An Evaluation of Backward Region Grant Fund Program. Economic & Political Weekly58(34), 47.
  • Jose, A. & Kumar, L. (2023). The Existence of a North–South Divide in Kerala: An Analysis of Recent Socio-economic Trends. Economic and Political Weekly. Vol LVIII (11). (Scopus – Q2)
  • Jose A. (2021). Regional disparities and economic policies in Kerala: place-based or people centered? Indian Journal of Economics, 402(3) , 437-454. (ABDC- C)
  • Jose A. (2019). India’s Regional disparity and its policy response. Journal of Public Affairs, 19 (4). (DOI: https://doi.org/10.1002/pa.1933) (Scopus Q2)
  • Jose A. (2019). Impact of labour productivity on structural transformation and economic growth. Journal of Public Affairs, 19 (2). (DOI: https://doi.org/10.1002/pa.1913) (Scopus Q2)

Book/Chapter publications

  • Jose A. (2021). Spatial inequality and the relevance of place-based policy in India, Lap Lambert academic publishing, New York. ISBN: 978-620-4-72947-3.
  • Jose A., Thomas S., Mathew P. (2021). Education in the time of Covid-19:  Challenges and  opportunities. In Higher Education going online-The challenges in India (123-128). Babu,S. & Ramaswami, R. (Eds), Indian Academy of Science: Bangalore.  ISBN: 978-81-950664-5-2.
     

Conference proceedings

  • Jose A (2018). Do policies targeting poor districts work? An evaluation of the BRGF program. Proceedings of the 18th Consortium of Students in Management Research (COSMAR-2018), IISc, Bangalore, Karnataka.

Articles Reviewed

  • Article on A Comparative Study of Inter-Regional Intra-Industry Disparity in the national journal The Indian Economic, published by SAGE publications.
  • Article on Spatial Characteristic of Macroeconomic Performance in Asian Countries: Threshold and interaction effects of Financial Development in the international journal The Economic analysis and policy published by ScienceDirect.
  • Article on Does investor base affect the firm-level ex-ante cost of equity capital? In the international journal IIMB Management Review published by Elsevier.

Paper Presentation

  • Presented paper titled “The Effect of Covid-19 Pandemic on Stock Market Performance: Evidence from India”, In: International Conference on Resurgence of Economy Post Covid- The Next Normal, March 27, 2023, at BSSS Institute of Advanced Studies, Bhopal, India
  •    Regional disparities and Economic policies in Kerala: Place based or people centred?. The 14th Annual   International Conference on Public Policy and Management held at the  IIM Bangalore, Bangalore, Karnataka, August 22-24, 2019. 
  •    Unraveling the nexus between public goods provisioning and regional disparity in India. An impact evaluation study. The CoRe: IGIDR PhD Colloquium held at IGIDR, Mumbai, November 5-8, 2019.
  •    Do policies targeting poor districts work? An evaluation of backward region grant fund program. The Research Symposium on Finance and Economics held at Institute for Financial Management and Research (IFMR), Sri city, Andhra Pradesh, December 12-13, 2019
  •    Regional Disparity in India: An Evaluation of a Place-based policy. The 18th Consortium of Students in Management Research (COSMAR-18) held at Indian Institute of Science, IISc, Bangalore, Karnataka, November 29-30, 2018.
  •     Do policies Targeting poor districts work? An evaluation of BRGF program. The 14th Annual Conference on Economic growth and Development held at Indian Statistical Institute, ISI, New Delhi, December 19-21, 2018

Conferences / MDPs Attended / FDPs Attended

  • Fourteenth Annual International Conference on Public Policy and Management, IIM Bangalore;
  • PhD Colloquium, CoRe 2019, IGIDR Mumbai
  • Research Symposium on Finance and Economics 2019, IFMR Graduate School of Business, Chennai
  • Annual Conference on Economic Growth and Development, ISI Delhi
  • COSMAR 2018, IISc, Bangalore
  • National Conference on Economic Growth and Marginalized Groups: A search for Inclusive Policy, Organized by School of Economics. University of Hyderabad, Hyderabad, March 24-25, 2014.
  • International Conference on Democratic Decentralization and People’s Participation, Organized by Kerala Institute of Local Administration (KILA), Thrissur, Kerala, December 20-23, 2012.

Workshops / Training Attended

  • Participated in 40TH KMA National Management Convention (KMA), from Jan 12th 2022 to Jan 13th 2022 
  • Attended an FDP On Development of Moocs, E-Content and Teacher’s E-Kit in Four Quadrant Format Organised by Guru Angad Dev Teaching Learning Centre, Under Ministry of India from 8th Dec 2022 to 14th Dec 2022 
  • Attended an FDP on Advanced Research Methodology and Publishing Organised by Guru Angad Dev Teaching Learning Centre, Under Ministry of India From 1st Nov 2022 to 30th Nov 2022
  • Attended a Pre-Conference Workshop on Econometrics; Hands on Session on Stata, Difference in Differences, Advanced Econometrics; Time Series Analysis Conducted by RAJAGIRI BUSINESS SCHOOL from 26th Nov 2022 to 27th Nov 2022 
  • Attended an FDP On Crossdisciplinarity In Research Organised by The Kerala State Higher Education Council, Kerala, India from 19th Jan 2023 to 24th Jan 2023
  • Attended an International Online Workshop on Research Ethics: Principles in Action Organised By NIPMR, Thrissur And CMS College Kottayam from 26th Sep 2022 to 7th Oct 2022
  • Attended a Doctoral Summer School Organised by Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Calcutta from 16th May 2017 to 22nd May 2022 
  • Participated in a Certificate Program Organised by Institute for Financial Management and Research from 9th Nov 2016 to 11th Nov 2016 on Frontiers of Development Research

Awards And Achievements

  • Certified Microsoft Excel Specialist – Excel 2019, March 202
  • Best paper award for the track Sustainability Governance and Policy, COSMAR 2018, IISc, Bangalore. Karnataka.
  • University first rank and received Gold medal for IMA Economics (2010-2015), University of Hyderabad, Hyderabad.
  • Qualified UGC- NET in Economics
  • Qualified Karnataka State Eligibility Test (K-Set) in Economics.
  • Received the Minority Excellence Scholarship, Government of India.