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Dr. Maddipati Narsimha Murty

Adjunct Professor

Dr. Maddipati Narsimha Murty is an Adjunct Professor at the Amrita Center for Economics & Governance (ACEG), Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham.

Qualification: Ph.D
@amrita.edu

Bio

Dr. Maddipati Narsimha Murty is an Adjunct Professor at the Amrita Center for Economics & Governance (ACEG), Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham.

Professor of Economics Rtd., Institute of Economic Growth, University Enclave Delhi-110007, India, Dr. Murty is currently Fellow, South Asian Network for Development Economics and Environment (SANDEE). He was a Ford Foundation Fellow at University of Birmingham, and Research Fellow at London School of Economics, UK, Visiting Faculty, at Institute of Developing Economies, Tokyo, Japan, and Visiting Professor at National Institute of Public Finance and Policy, and TERI University, Delhi. He was a consultant for World Bank, Asian Development Bank, International Crop Research Institute (ICRISAT) and ESCAP.

Dr. Murty specializes in Public Economics and Environmental and Resource Economics. He taught at Delhi University, Institute of Economic Growth, Delhi, Department of Economics, University of Birmingham, U.K, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, School of Planning and Architecture, New Delhi, Delhi School of Economics, Delhi,TERI University, Delhi, Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research, Mumbai, Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata, Institute for Economic and Social Change, Bangalore, Madras School of Economics, Chennai, and Jadavpur University, Kolkata. He has published 10 books including 6 books in Environment and Resource Economics, four by Oxford University Press, one each by Cambridge University Press and SAGE.

He has contributed a large number of research papers to national and international journals of Economics and chapters in a good number of edited books. He has undertaken a number of research projects funded by international organizations like World Bank, IDRC, Canada, ESCAP, European Commission and ICRISAT and Planning Commission, NITI Ayog, CSO, Ministry of Environment and Forests, Ministry of Communications and ICSSR of Government of India.

Employment Record

  • Professor Rtd. and Senior Consultant – Institute of Economic Growth,
    University Enclave, Delhi-110007
  • Fellow and Resource Person – South Asian Network for Development Economics and Environment (SANDEE)
  • Head – Indian Economic Service Section
    Institute of Economic Growth
  • Course Director – Diploma in Development Planning and Policy
    1992- 1994, Institute of Economic Growth, Delhi – 110 007.
  • Course Director – Faculty Upgradation Programmes in Environmental Economics
    World Bank Funded Capacity Building Project in Environmental Economics in India.
  • Warden – Institute of Economic Growth Hostel,
    Delhi-110007
  • Reader – Institute of Economic Growth,
    University Enclave, Delhi-110 007, 1982-1993
  • Lecturer – Hindu College,
    Delhi University, 1970 1982.

Visiting Appointments

  • Visiting Professor – TERI University, 2008-2018
  • Visiting Ford Foundation Fellow – Department of Economics,
    University of Birmingham, U.K., 1991 – 1992.
  • Visiting Professor – National Institute of Public Finance and Policy,
    New Delhi, January 1, 1989 to December 31, 1989.
  • Senior Research Associate – Project on Indian Fiscal Systems,
    University of Warwick, U.K., 1980 – 1982.
  • Visiting Faculty for Teaching in World Bank Funded Faculty Upgradation Programmes Organised by Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research,
    Mumbai, Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata,
    Institute for Economic and Social Change, Bangalore,
    Madras School of Economics, Chennai, and
    Jadavpur University, Kolkata.
  • Visiting Faculty for Teaching Environmental Economics,
    Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi.
  • Visiting Faculty for Teaching Heritage Economics,
    School of Planning and Architecture, New Delhi.
  • Visiting Faculty for Teaching Courses in Public Economics, Delhi School of Economics
  • Visiting Faculty for Teaching at TERI University, Delhi
  • Consultant : World Bank, Asian Development Bank,
    International Crop Research Institute (ICRISAT), and ESCAP.

Degrees Obtained

  • 1979 : Ph.D.,in Economics
    Delhi University, Delhi
  • 1966 : M.A., in Mathematical Economics
    Andhra University, Waltair
  • 1964 : B.A., in Mathematics, Economics and Political Science
    Andhra University, Waltair
Publications

Book Chapter

Benefits from Reduced Air Pollution in Delhi and Kolkata: A Hedonic Property Price Approach

Authors : Dr. Maddipati Narsimha Murty, Gulati, S. C., Banerjee, A., Haque, A. K. Enamul, Murty, M. N., and Shyamsundar, P

Publisher : Environmental Valuation in South Asia

Fiscal and Institutional Approaches to Pollution Abatement: A Case Study of Water Pollution

Authors : Dr. Maddipati Narsimha Murty, Kadekodi, G

Publisher : Environmental Economics in Practice: Selected Case Studies from India

Tax Devolution in Co-operative Federalism: Indian Experience

Authors : Dr. Maddipati Narsimha Murty, Srivastava, D. K

Publisher : Fiscal Federalism in India: Contemporary Challenges, Issues Before the Eleventh Finance Commission

Environmental Regulation and Economics of Environmental Policies

Authors : Dr. Maddipati Narsimha Murty, R. N. Bhattacharya

Publisher : Environmental Economics

Distributional Equity, Optimal Commodity Taxes and Tax Reforms in India

Authors : Dr. Maddipati Narsimha Murty, R. Ray

Publisher : Sensitivity Results of Some Simulation Exercises , Anvesak

A Normative Approach for Resource Transfers in a Federal State

Authors : Dr. Maddipati Narsimha Murty, P. B. Nayak, A, B., and Stern, N

Publisher : International Seminar in Public Economics, Tax Policy and Planning in Developing Countries

Optimal Taxation and India: A Review of Theory and Applied Work

Authors : Dr. Maddipati Narsimha Murty, Nayak, P., and Datta, B.

Publisher : Institute of Economic Growth, Welfare Economics

Contractual Arrangements for Sharing Benefits from Preservation: Joint Management Wildlife

Authors : Dr. Maddipati Narsimha Murty, A. Kothari

Publisher : People Protected Areas: Towards Participatory Conservation in India

Assessment of Strategies for Water and Air Pollution Abatement in India

Authors : Dr. Maddipati Narsimha Murty, K. Chopra, Dayal, V.

Publisher : Environmental Economics

Conference Paper

Accounting and Measuring Well-being

Authors : Dr. Maddipati Narsimha Murty

Publisher : Accounting from a Cross-Cultural Perspective

Journal Article

Opportunity Cost of Public Investment

Authors : Dr. Maddipati Narsimha Murty

Publisher : Indian Economic Review

Optimal Non linear Income Tax with Interdependent Utilities

Authors : Dr. Maddipati Narsimha Murty, R. Jha

Publisher : Journal of Quantitative Economics

On Setting Prices for Certain Manufacturing in India

Authors : Dr. Maddipati Narsimha Murty, Jha, R., and Paul, S.

Publisher : Economic and Political Weekly

Environmental Regulation in the Developing World: The Case of India

Authors : Dr. Maddipati Narsimha Murty

Publisher : Review of European Community International Environmental Law

Peoples’ Participation and Common Property Resources

Authors : Dr. Maddipati Narsimha Murty, K. Chopra, Kadekodi, G. K.

Publisher : Economic and Political Weekly

Counting the cost of vulture decline—An appraisal of the human health and other benefits of vultures in India

Authors : Dr. Maddipati Narsimha Murty, A. Markandya, Taylor, T., Longo, A.,Murty, S., and Dhavala, K

Publisher : Ecological Economics

Measuring environmental efficiency of industry: a case study of thermal power generation in India

Authors : Dr. Maddipati Narsimha Murty, Kumar, S., and Dhavala, K. K

Publisher : Environmental and Resource Economics

India Environmental Outlook

Authors : Dr. Maddipati Narsimha Murty

Publisher : Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development

Books Published
  1. Environmental Valuation in South Asia, Cambridge University Press, U.K, 2011, Edited jointly with Priya Shyamsundar and Enamuel Haque
  2. Environment, Sustainable Development and Well-Being: Taxation, Incentives and Valuation, Oxford University Press, New Delhi, 2009.
  3. Environmental and Economic Accounting for Industry, Oxford University Press, New Delhi, 2003 (Jointly with Surender Kumar)
  4. Cleaning Up the Ganges: The Cost Benefit Analysis of Ganga Action Plan, Oxford University Press, New Delhi, 2000 (Jointly with Anil Markandya)
  5. Economics of Industrial Pollution: Indian Experience, Oxford University Press, New Delhi, 1999 ( Jointly with A.J. James and Smita Misra)
  6. Participatory Development: People and Common Property Resources, Studies in Economic Development and Planning No.52, Institute of Economic Growth, SAGE, New Delhi January, 1990 (jointly with Kanchan Chopra and Gopal Kadekodi).
  7. Economic Evaluation of Environmental Management Programs, Common Wealth Publishers, New Delhi, 1988.
  8. On Fixing Postal Tariffs in India, National Institute of Public Finance and Policy, New Delhi, January, 1990 (jointly with Raghabendra Jha and Satyapal)
  9. Redistributive Taxation and Public Sector Pricing: Some Theoretical Issues and Indian Experience, Studies in Economic Development and Planning No.51, Institute of Economic Growth, Delhi, 1989

Research Projects
  1. Distributional Equity and Optimal Public Sector Prices, 1985-1986, Funded by ICSSR, New Delhi., India
  2. Participatory Development: People and Common Property Resources, 1987-1989, Funded by the Planning Commission, Government of India.
  3. On Fixing Postal Tariffs in India, 1990-1991, Funded by the Department of Posts, Government of India.
  4. Water Conservation and Pollution Abatement in Indian Industry, 1991-1992 , Funded by the Ministry of Environment and Forests, Government of India.
  5. Industrial Water Pollution Abatement in India, 1994-1996, Funded by IDRC, Canada
  6. Cost Benefit Analysis of Ganga Action Plan, 1997-1999, Funded by Overseas Development Administration, U.K.
  7. Valuation and Accounting of Industrial Water Pollution in India, 1999-2001, Funded by the Research Committee of the World Bank Capacity Building Project in Environmental Economics in India.
  8. Valuation and Accounting of Urban Air Pollution in the Indian Subcontinent, 2001-2003 Funded by the South Asian Network of Economic Institutions (SANEI)
  9. Physical and Monetary Accounts of Natural Resources as Satellite Accounts for Conventional National Accounts: Accounts of Andhra Pradesh and Himachal Pradesh, 2003, Funded by the Central Statistical Organization, Government of India.
  10. Social Cost Benefit Analysis of Investment Projects in India, 2006, Project Funded by the Planning Comssion, Government of India
  11. India Environmental Outlook, 2007, Project Funded by OECD, Paris
  12. Environmental Valuation in South Asia, Project Funded by South Asian Network for Development Economics and Environment (SANDEE)
  13. Generalizing National Income Accounts for Measuring Green GDP of India: A Review Indian and International Experience, A Report Submitted to Central Statistical Office (CSO), Government of India, (Jointly with Manoj Panda) February, 2012
  14. Resource Sharing between Centre and States and Allocation across States: Some Issues in Balancing Equity and Efficiency, Project Funded by 15th Finance Commission, Government of India, 2019, Institute of Economic Growth, Delhi 11007
Refereeing to Academic Journals in Economics
  • Journal of Public Economics, North Holland
  • Journal of Environmental Economics and Management (JEEM)
    (Journal of International Association of Environmental and Resource Economics)
  • Environmental and Resource Economics
    Journal of European Association of Environmental and Resource Economics)
  • Environment and Development Economics (EDE),
    Cambridge University Press
  • Ecological Economics,
    Journal of International association of Ecological Economists
  • Journal of Quantitative Economics
    (Journal of Indian Econometric Association)
  • Indian Economic Review
    (Delhi School of Economics Journal)
Examination of Ph.D Dissertations
  • Jwaharlal Nehru University, Delhi
  • Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research, Mumbai
  • University of Madras, Chennai
  • Jadavpur University, Kolkata
  • Lucknow University, Lucknow
  • Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi
  • Indian Institute of Technology, Mumbai
  • Sri Venkateswara University, Tirupati
Ph. D Students Guided
  • Chandan Singha, Delhi Univrsity, (Awarded)
  • Mrs. Smita Misra, Delhi University, (Awarded)
  • Mrs Usha Gupta, Delhi University, (Awarded)
  • Ritu Kumar, Delhi University, (Awarded)
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