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Welcome to Department of Economics


ABOUT DEPARTMENT

Department of Economics of Ruia College is one of the most leading and sought after department in the subject at Undergraduate level in Mumbai. The Department of Economics through their curriculam tries to focus on economic study and analysis, policy framing and implementation issues faced by the Indian Government and RBI along with the analysis of other economies in the world. The department thrives to reach standards of excellence in teaching, research and consultancy. Departmental strength consists of three Associate Professors and one Aassistant Professor specialized in varied areas of Economics.

 

COURSE INTRODUCTION

Under the autonomous status the syllabi have been upgraded to a large extent and new courses viz, Behavioural Economics, Investment Analysis & Corporate Finance have been introduced. 

 

PROGRAMMES OFFERED

SR.

NO.

PROGRAMME NAME

DEGREE / DIPLOMA / CERTIFICATE

AIDED / SELF- FINANCED

YEAR OF STARTING

1

BACHELOR OF ARTS (B. A.) IN ECONOMICS

DEGREE

AIDED

1936-37

 

FACULTY DETAILS

SR. NO.

FACULTY NAME

DESIGNATION

QUALIFICATIONS

SUBJECT EXPERTISE

1

VARSHA MALWADE

ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR & HEAD of DEPARTMENT

MA, NET

MONETARY ECONOMICS & INTERNATIONAL ECONOMICS

2

ADITI ABHYANKAR

ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR

MA, Ph D

MACROECONOMICS & ECONOMETRICS

 

3

DEVAYANI GANPULE

ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR,

DEAN,HRD

MA, Ph D

DEVELOPMENT ECONOMICS, ECONOMICS OF EDUCATION

4

ATISH NIKAM

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR

MA, NET

 

 

 

DEPARTMENT ACTIVITIES

  1. The Department organized a talk on ‘Reading the Map of the Global Economy’ by Sandesh Samant, Assistant Professor, Department of Media Studies of the College on 9th July, 2019.
  2. Department of Economics in association with Ruia College Alumni Association organised a talk by Mr. Chandrashekhar Tilak on Saturday 3rd August 2019. The topic of discussion was 'Union Budget Analysis'. Mr. Chandrashekhar Tilak, the Executive Vice President of NSDL (National Securities Depository Limited) presented an analysis on the Annual Budget 2019-2020.
  3. The Department in association with Forum of Free Enterprise organised the A. D. Shroff Memorial Elocution Competition (College Round) on Friday, 13th September 2019. 
  4. On 17th December 2019, Mr. Arnav Deshpande, an alumnus of Ruia College, currently studying in Delhi School of Economics (DSE) conducted a seminar. The topic for the first half of session was 'How to prepare for Economics entrance exams'. Topic for the second half of session was 'Matching Theory' which is a part of normative economics.
  5. Dr. Ambarish Dongre, Assistant Professor (Economics), IIM- Ahemedabad and an alumnus of the Department, was invited to interact with students of FY, SY, TYBA/ BSc on 20th February 2020.
  6. Department of Economics organized the annual departmental festival- ELIXIR 2020, under the College festival ‘Samanvay’. The festival was held on 2nd January 2020. It was the 10th edition of the festival which was held as an intra-collegiate event. The inauguration of the event was done on 2nd January. The festival consisted of four events namely ‘Pitch on this Pitch’, ‘Photowalk’, ‘Economeme’ and ‘Hai Himmat Toh Laga Kimmat’. A range of ‘fun with education’ activities were organized in the college Quadrangle using the space in front of the library. 
  7. The Department of Economics organized ‘Arth: Between the Lines- a Film Festival taking us from the Seen to the Unseen’. This involved the screening of four different films that were related to socio-economic and political aspects of the society. The screening was followed by a discussion between the teachers and students. 

 

ILLUSTRIOUS ALUMNI

Sr. No.

PROMINENT ALUMNI

DESIGNATION

ORGANIZATION

1

Lord Meghnad Desai

Professor Emeritus (Padma Bhushan)

London School of Economics

2

Dr. Dilip Nachane

 

Professor Emeritus

IGIDR

3

Dr. Ulhas Gunjal

 

Senior Country Officer

IMF

4

Dr. Pushpa Trivedi

 

Professor

IIT Mumbai

5

Dr. Rupa Rege-Nitsure

 

Economic Advisor

Bank of Baroda

6

Dr. Shubhada Rao

 

Economic Advisor

YES Bank

7

Mangesh Soman

 

Vice- President

Aditya Birla Group

8

Dr. Chinmay Tumbe,

(Contributed to Indian Economic Survey 2016)

Assistant Professor

IIM-A

9

Aurodeep Nandi

 

Senior Economic Advisor

British High Commission

10

Dr. Snehal Herwadkar

 

Research Officer

RBI

11

Ashish Shinde

 

Assistant Commissioner

Forward Trading Corporation of India 

12

Omkar Joshi

 

Research Officer

NCAER

13

Dr. Ambarish Dongare

 

Assistant Professor

IIM-A



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