Dr. Biresh K Sahoo

  Professor, Economics
  Xavier Institute of Management (XIMB)
  Phone:+91 (0)674 6647 735 (O) / 996 (R)
  Email:biresh@ximb.ac.in
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Educational Qualifications

Ph.D. (IIT Kharagpur, India),
JSPS Fellow (GRIPS, Tokyo, Japan),
Lise Meitner Fellow (WU-Wien, Austria)


Teaching Interests

Microeconomic Theory
Economics of Benchmarking

Research Interests

Applied Production Frontier Analysis
Efficiency and Productivity Assessment (Data Envelopment Analysis)

Administrative Responsibilities

Coordinator for Economics Area in XIMB (2019 - )
Coordinator for Economics Area in XIMB (2014 -2017 )
Coordinator for Library Services in XIMB (2013-2017)
Coordinator for Fellow Programme in Management (FPM) in XIMB (2011-2012)
Coordinator for Economics Area in XIMB (2010 -2012)

Member in Editorial Board

Associate Editor, Omega - The International Journal of Management Science

Other Membership

Member, International Society for Development and Sustainability (ISDS) (2017 - )
Member, Association of Indian Management Scholars (AIMS) International, India (2009-2016)

Research & Publications

# Journal

2021, Mohanty, R. K., Sahoo, B. K., & Chaudhury, P. (2021) Assessing the (Eco)Macroeconomic Performance Index of India: A DEA Approach, Journal of Public Affairs, 21(1), 1-15 , ABDC : B , Web of Science , Scopus

2021, Sahoo, B. K., Saleh, H., Shafiee, M., Tone, K., & Zhu, J. (2021) An alternative approach to dealing with the composition approach for series network production processes, , Asia-Pacific Journal of Operational Research (available online) , ABS : 1 , Web of Science , Scopus

2019, Khoveyni, M., Eslami, R., Fukuyama, H., Yang, G-L., Sahoo, B. K. (2019) Integer Data in DEA: Illustrating the Drawbacks and Recognizing Congestion , Computers & Industrial Engineering, 135, 675-688 , ABDC : A , Web of Science , Scopus

2018, Fusco, E., Vidoli, F., & Sahoo, B. K. (2018) Spatial Heterogeneity in Composite Indicator: A Methodological Proposal, Omega, 77, 1-14 , ABDC : A , ABS : 3 , Web of Science , Scopus

2018, Mehdiloozad, M., Zhu, J., & Sahoo, B. K. (2018) Identification of Congestion in DEA under the Occurrence of Multiple Projections, European Journal of Operational Research, 265(2), 644-654. , ABDC : A* , ABS : 4 , Web of Science , Scopus

2017, Sahoo, B. K., Singh, R., Mishra, B. & Sankaran, K. (2017) Research Productivity in Management Schools of India during 1968-2015, Omega, 66 (Part A), 118-139. , ABDC : A , ABS : 3 , Web of Science , Scopus

2017, Mehdiloozad, M., Ahmadi, M. B., & Sahoo, B. K. (2017) On Classifying Decision Making Units in DEA: A Unified Dominance-based Model, Annals of Operations Research, 250(1), 167-184 , ABDC : A , ABS : 3 , Web of Science , Scopus

2017, Sahoo, N.R., Mohapatra, P.K.J., Sahoo, B.K. & Mahanty, B. (2017) Rationality of Energy Efficiency Improvement Targets under the PAT Scheme in India, Energy Economics, Vol. 66 (August), 279-289 , ABDC : A* , ABS : 3 , Web of Science , Scopus

2016, Sahoo, B. K., Khoveyni, M., Eslami, R., & Chaudhury, P. (2016) Returns to Scale and Most Productive Scale Size in DEA with Negative Data, European Journal of Operational Research, 255(2), 545-558 , ABDC : A* , ABS : 4 , Web of Science , Scopus

2016, Sahoo, B. K. (2016) Weakly Disposable Formulations of Environmental Technology, Liberal Studies, 1(2), 259-266

2015, Mehdiloozad, M., Mirdehghan, S. M., Sahoo, B. K., & Roshdi, I. (2015) On the Identification of the Global Reference Set in Data Envelopment Analysis, European Journal of Operational Research, 245(3), 779-788 , ABDC : A* , ABS : 4 , Web of Science , Scopus

2014, Mehdiloozad, M., Sahoo, B. K., & Roshdi, I. (2014) A Generalized Multiplicative Directional Distance Function for Efficiency Measurement in DEA, European Journal of Operational Research, 232(3), 679-688 , ABDC : A* , ABS : 4 , Web of Science , Scopus

2014, Sahoo, B. K., Zhu, J., Tone, K., & Klemen, B. M. (2014) Decomposing Technical Efficiency and Scale Elasticity in Two-stage Network DEA, European Journal of Operational Research, 233(3), 584-594 , ABDC : A* , ABS : 4 , Web of Science , Scopus

2014, Sahoo, B. K., Mehdiloozad, M., & Tone, K. (2014) Cost, Revenue and Profit Efficiency Measurement in DEA: A Directional Distance Function Approach, European Journal of Operational Research, 237(3), 921-931 , ABDC : A* , ABS : 4 , Web of Science , Scopus

2014, Sahoo, B. K., & Sengupta, J. K. (2014) Neoclassical Characterization of Returns to Scale in Nonparametric Production Analysis, Journal of Quantitative Economics, 12(1), 78-86. , ABDC : B

2014, Aparicio, J., Mahlberg, B., Pastor, J. T., & Sahoo, B. K. (2014) Decomposing Technical Inefficiency through the Principle of Least Action, European Journal of Operational Research, 239(3), 776-785 , ABDC : A* , ABS : 4 , Web of Science , Scopus

2013, Sahoo, B. K., & Tone, K. (2013) Non-parametric Measurement of Economies of Scale and Scope in Non-competitive Environment with Price Uncertainty, Omega, 41(1), 97-111. , ABDC : A , ABS : 3 , Web of Science , Scopus

2012, Sahoo, B. K., Kerstens, K., & Tone, K. (2012) Returns to Growth in a Non-parametric DEA Approach., International Transactions in Operational Research, 19(3), 463-486. , ABDC : B , ABS : 2 , Web of Science , Scopus

2012, Sahoo, B. K., & Acharya, D. (2012) Constructing Macroeconomic Performance Index of Indian States Using DEA, Journal of Economic Studies, 39(1), 63-83. , ABDC : B , ABS : 3 , Web of Science , Scopus

2011, Mahlberg, B., Luptacik, M., & Sahoo, B. K. (2011) Examining the Drivers of Total Factor Productivity Change with an Illustrative Example of 14 EU Countries, Ecological Economics, 72(1), 60-69 , ABDC : A , ABS : 3 , Web of Science , Scopus

2011, Sahoo, B. K., Luptacik, M., & Mahlberg, B. (2011) Alternative Measures of Environmental Technology Structures in DEA: An Application, European Journal of Operational Research, 215(3), 750-762 , ABDC : A* , ABS : 4 , Web of Science , Scopus

2011, Mahlberg, B., & Sahoo, B. K. (2011) Radial and Non-radial Decompositions of Luenberger Productivity Indicator with an Illustrative Application, International Journal of Production Economics, 131(2), 721-726. , ABDC : A , ABS : 3 , Web of Science , Scopus

2011, Sahoo, B. K. and Gstach, D. (2011) Scale Economies in Indian Commercial Banking Sector: Evidence from DEA and Translog Estimates, International Journal of Information Systems and Social Change, 2(4), 13-30

2011, Sahoo, B. K., & Mandal, A. (2011) Examining Performance of Banks in India: Post Transition Period, The IUP Journal of Bank Management, 10(2), 7-31

2010, Sahoo, B. K., & Acharya, D. (2010) An Alternative Approach to Monetary Aggregation in DEA, European Journal of Operational Research, 204(3), 672-682 , ABDC : A* , ABS : 4 , Web of Science , Scopus

2009, Journal: Sahoo, B. K. & Tone, K. (2009) Decomposing Capacity Utilization in Data Envelopment Analysis: An Application to Banks in India, Elsevier Science, Netherlands.,Link

2009, Journal: Sahoo, B. K. & Tone, K. (2009) Radial and Non-radial Decompositions of Profit Change: With An Application to Indian Banking, Elsevier Science, Netherlands.,Link

2009, Journal: Nakabayashi, K., Sahoo, B.K. & Tone, K. (2009) Fair Allocation Based on Two Criteria: A DEA Game View of Add Them Up and Divide by Two, ORSJ, Japan.,Link

2008, Sahoo, B. K. (2008) A Non-parametric Approach to Measuring Short-run Expansion Path, Journal of Quantitative Economics, 6(1&2), 137-150 , ABDC : B

2008, Sahoo, B. K. (2008) Decomposition of Total Factor Productivity Growth in Nonparametric Framework: A Reconsideration, The Indian Journal of Economics, LXXXVIII(350), 493-524

2008, Sahoo, B.K. & Meera, E. (2008) A Comparative Application of Alternative DEA Models in Selecting Efficient Large Cap Market Securities in India. Int. J. of Management Perspectives, International Journal of Management Perspectives, 1(2), 62-75 , ABDC : C

2007, Journal: Sahoo, B. K., Sengupta, J. K. & Mandal, A. (2007) Productive Performance Evaluation of the Banking Sector in India Using DEA, The Operations Research Society of Taiwan (ORST), Taiwan.,Link

2007, Sahoo, B. K. (2007) Scale, Scope and Capacity Utilization in DEA, International Journal of Applied Economics and Econometrics, 15(4), 298-328. , ABDC : C

2007, Sahoo, B. K. & Acharya, D. (2007) Examining the TFP Change in Radial and Non-radial DEA Models: An Application to Indian Commercial Banks, International Journal of Applied Economics and Econometrics, 15(4), 383-405 , ABDC : C

2006, Journal: Tone, K. & Sahoo, B. K. (2006) Re-examining Scale Elasticity in DEA, Springer, U.S.A.,Link

2006, Sahoo, B. K. (2006) Evaluating Technical Change: An Application to Indian Sunrise Industries, Anvesak, 36(1), 59-86.

2005, Journal: Tone, K. & Sahoo, B. K. (2005) Evaluating Cost Efficiency and Returns to Scale in the LIC of India Using Data Envelopment Analysis, Elsevier Science, United Kingdom.,Link

2004, Journal: Tone, K. & Sahoo, B. K. (2004) Degree of Scale Economies and Congestion: A Unified DEA Approach, Elsevier Science, Netherlands.,Link

2004, Sahoo, B. K. (2004) Measuring Productivity Growth and Capacity Utilization in Data Envelopment Analysis: An Application, International Journal of Applied Economics and Econometrics, 12(2), 165-200 , ABDC : C

2003, Tone, K. & Sahoo, B. K. (2003) Scale, Indivisibilities and Production Function in Data Envelopment Analysis, International Journal of Production Economics, 84(2), 165-192 , ABDC : A , ABS : 3 , Web of Science , Scopus

2003, Sahoo, B. K. (2003) An Empirical Comparison of Farrell and Koopmans Measures of Technical Efficiency in Data Envelopment Analysis, Anvesak, 33(2), 81-110

2002, Mohanty, P. & Sahoo, B. K. (2002) An Alternative to CRISIL Credit Rating Using Discriminant Analysis, The IUP Journal of Applied Finance, 8(1), ----.

2001, Sahoo, B. K. & Mohapatra, P. K. J. (2001) Measuring Technical Efficiency in Data Envelopment Analysis, Opsearch, 38(5), 456-483. , ABDC : C , ABS : 1 , Scopus

2000, Sahoo, B. K. (2000) Returns to Scale and Technical Efficiency in Indian Agriculture, Anvesak, 30(1), 39-60.

1999, Journal: Sahoo, B.K., Mohapatra, P.K.J. & Trivedi, M.L. (1999) A Comparative Application of DEA and Frontier Translog Production Function for Estimating RTS and Efficiencies, Taylor & Franscis, United Kingdom.,Link

# Book

2011, Book: Sahoo, B. K. (2011) Efficiency Measurement in Data Envelopment Analysis: Some Selected Applications, Lap Lambert Academic Publishing, Germany (ISBN: 978-3-8433-8965-5).

2011, Book: Mandal, A. & Sahoo, B. K. (2011). Performance Evaluation of Banks in India: Post Transition Period, Lap Lambert Academic Publishing, Germany (ISBN: 978-3-8433-0293-6).

2006, Book: Sengupta, J. K. & Sahoo, B. K. (2006) Efficiency Models in Data Envelopment Analysis: Techniques of Evaluation of Productivity of Firms in a Growing Economy, Palgrave Macmillan, London (ISBN: 978-1-349-28509-9).

# Book Chapter

2020, Chapter: Mehdiloozad, M., Sahoo, B. K., & Zhu, J. (2020) Identification of Congestion in DEA, . In V. Charles, J. Aparicio and J. Zhu (eds.), Data Science and Productivity Analytics (Chapter 4, pp. 83-119), Switzerland: Springer

2019, Chapter: Acharya, D., Sahoo, B. K., & Venkatachalapathy, T. K. (2019). Health System and Health Expenditure Productivity Changes in Indian States: Has it changed for the better in the Post Reform Period? , In: P. Nijkamp, Y. Higano and A. Batabyal (eds.), Disease, Human Health, and Regional Economic Growth and Development in Asia, New York: Springer

2017, Chapter: Sahoo, B. K. & Tone, K. (2017). Determining Returns to Scale in VRS DEA Model, In: K. Tone (ed.) Advances in DEA Theory and Applications: With Extensions to Forecasting Models (Chapter 5, Pages: 33-37), John Wiley & Sons Ltd., U.K.

2017, Chapter: Tone, K. & Sahoo, B.K. (2017). Examining Productive Performance of Life Insurance Corporation of India, In: K. Tone (ed.) Advances in DEA Theory and Applications: With Extensions to Forecasting Models (Chapter 13, pp. 119-140), John Wiley & Sons Ltd., U.K.

2017, Chapter: Acharya, D. & Sahoo, B. K. (2017). Dynamic Macroeconomic Performance of Indian States: Some Post Reform Evidence, In: A. Batabyal & P. Nijkamp (eds.) Regional Growth and Sustainable Development in Asia (Chapter 9, Pages: 181-197), Springer, Switzerland (ISBN: 978-3-319-27587-1).

2016, Chapter: Mehdiloozad, M., & Sahoo, B. K. (2016) Identifying the Global Reference Set in DEA: An Application to the Determination of Returns to Scale, In S-N. Hwang, H-S. Lee and J. Zhu (eds.) Handbook of Operation Analytics Using Data Envelopment Analysis (Chapter 12, Pages: 299-330), Springer, New York (ISBN: 978-1-4899-7703-8).

2015, Chapter: Sahoo, B. K. & Tone, K. (2015), Scale Elasticity in Non-parametric DEA Approach, In J. Zhu (ed.) Data Envelopment Analysis – A Handbook of Models and Methods (Chapter 9, pp. 269-290), Springer, New York (ISBN: 978-1-4899-7 552-2) .

2014, Chapter: Sahoo, B. K., Zhu, J., & Tone, K. (2014), Decomposing Efficiency and Returns to Scale in Two-stage Network Systems, In W.D. Cook and J. Zhu (eds.) Data Envelopment Analysis: A Handbook of Modeling Internal Structure and Network (Chapter 7, pp. 137-164), Springer, New York (ISBN: 978-1-4899-8 067-0).

2013, Chapter: Sahoo, B. K. & Gstach, D. (2013), Scale Economies in Indian Commercial Banking Sector: Evidence from DEA and Translog Estimates, In: J. Wang (ed.) Information Systems and Global Society: Social Change and Global Development (Chapter 15, pp. 239-259), IGI Global, USA (ISBN: 9781466629 226).

2005, Chapter: Sengupta, J. K. & Sahoo, B. K. (2005). Evaluation of Alternative Efficiency Measures: An Application, In R. Ghosh and C. Neogi (eds.) Theory and Applications of Productivity and Efficiency: Econometric and DEA Approach (Chapter 3, pp: 45-666), Macmillan India (ISBN: 1403 92669 7).

Conference/Seminar

2019, Seminars-Talks (Participant): Financial Institutions, Markets and Regulation in India, Venue: CESP, New Delhi, Centre for Economic Studies and Planning, School of Social Sciences, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi

2016, Conference-Attended (Keynote Speaker): Decomposing Efficiency and Returns to Scale in Two-Stage Network DEA / The 9th International Conference of Iranian Operations Research Society, Venue: Shiraz University of Technology, Iran., Shiraz University of Technology, Iran

2016, Conference-Attended (Chaired-Conducted): Data Envelopment Analysis International Conference 2016 (DEAIC2016): Methodology Advances and Applications in Governance and Management, Venue: Nanjing Audit University, China., Nanjing Audit University, China

2012, Conference-Attended (Presenter): Decomposition of Efficiency and Scale Elasticity in Two-stage Network DEA / The Data Envelopment Analysis (DEA) Symposium, Venue: Seikei University, Tokyo, Japan., Seikei University, Tokyo, Japan

2011, Conference-Attended (Presenter): Measuring Scale Elasticity in Production in Two-stage Network DEA / The European Workshop on Efficiency and Productivity Analysis (EWEPA) Conference, Venue: University of Verona, Italy., University of Verona, Italy

2009, Conference-Attended (Presenter): Measuring Inter-temporal efficiency and returns to Scale in DEA: An Application to Indian Banking Industry / The Spring National Conference of Operations Research Society of Japan, Venue: Tsukuba University, Tsukuba, Japan., Tsukuba University, Tsukuba, Japan

2009, Conference-Attended (Presenter): Measuring Inter-temporal efficiency and returns to Scale in DEA: An Application to Indian Banking Industry / The Operations Research Society of Japan (ORSJ Seminar Series / Data Envelopment Analysis, Venue: National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies (GRIPS), Tokyo, Japan., National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies (GRIPS), Tokyo, Japan

2008, Conference-Attended (Presenter): The Nonparametric Approach to Measuring Scale Economies / The Department of Economics Seminar Series, Venue: Vienna University of Economics and Business, Vienna, Austria., Vienna University of Economics and Business, Vienna, Austria

2008, Conference-Attended (Presenter): The Nonparametric Approach to Measuring Scale Economies / The Department Seminar Series, Venue: Faculty of Mathematics, Physics and Informatics of the Comenius University, Bratislava, Slovakia., Faculty of Mathematics, Physics and Informatics of the Comenius University, Bratislava, Slovakia

2007, Conference-Attended (Chaired-Conducted): Radial and Non-radial Decompositions of Profit Change: An Application / The Data Envelopment Analysis (DEA) Symposium, Venue: Osaka, Japan, Osaka University, Osaka, Japan.

2006, Conference-Attended (Presenter): Decomposing Capacity Utilization in Data Envelopment Analysis: An Application to Banks in India / The Operations Research Society of Japan (ORSJ Seminar Series, Venue: National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies (GRIPS), Tokyo, Japan., National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies (GRIPS), Tokyo, Japan

2004, Conference-Attended (Chaired-Conducted): Indivisibilities and Economies of Scope in Data Envelopment Analysis / The Spring National Conference of the Operations Reesarch Society of Japan, Venue: Waseda University, Tokyo, Japan., Waseda University, Tokyo, Japan

2004, Conference-Attended (Presenter): Scale, Scope and Capacity Utilization in Data Envelopment Analysis / The Operations Research Society of Japan (ORSJ Seminar Series, Venue: National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies (GRIPS), Tokyo, Japan., National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies (GRIPS), Tokyo, Japan

2002, Conference-Attended (Presenter): Scale, Indivisibilities and Production Function in Data Envelopment Analysis / The Asia Pacific Operations Research Society (APORS) Conference, Venue: Hakodate Future University, Haokodate, Japan., Hakodate Future University, Haokodate, Japan

2002, Conference-Attended (Presenter): Scale, Indivisibilities and Production Function in Data Envelopment Analysis / The Operations Research Society of Japan (ORSJ Seminar Series, Venue: Osaka University, Osaka, Japan., Osaka University, Osaka, Japan

2000, Conference-Attended (Presenter): Radial and Non-radial Measures of Technical Efficiency in DEA: An Empirical Comparison / Research Seninar on Measurement of Efficiency and Productivity, Venue: Indian Institute of Management Indore, Indore, India., Indian Institute of Management Indore, Indore, India

0, Conference-Attended (Chaired-Conducted): The 13th ISDSI International Conference on “Managing Industry Transformation in Post-Digital Era” , Venue: Hotel Mayfair Lagoon, Indian Institute of Management Sambalpur

Training / Workshop / Faculty Development Program

2019, Training-Conducted: An Introduction to Data Envelopment Analysis, Venue: Amrita School of Business Coimbatore

2019, Training-Conducted: Capacity Building of Reserachers in Economics of Odisha , Venue: National Institute of Science Education and Research (NISER), Bhubaneswar

Projects / Consultancy

2009, Measuring Inter-temporal efficiency and returns to Scale in DEA: An Application to Indian Banking Industry, Client: Japan Society for the Promotion of Science, Japan, Status:

2009, Extended DEA Models and Eco-efficiency, Client: Board of the Austrian Science Fund (FWF), Austria , Status:

2009, Network DEA and its Applications, Client: Japan Society for the Promotion of Science, Japan, Status:

2008, Productivity Management in Rice Production Activities – A Data Envelopment Analysis, Client: Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR), New Delhi, India, Status:

2007, Radial and Non-radial Decompositions of Profit Variance, Client: Japan Society for the Promotion of Science, Japan, Status:

2006, Nonparametric and Parametric Measures of Scale Elasticity: A Comparative Evaluation, Client: Japan Society for the Promotion of Science, Japan, Status:

2005, Indivisibilities and Economies of Scope in Data Envelopment Analysis, Client: Japan Society for the Promotion of Science, Japan, Status:

2004, Scale, Scope and Capacity Utilization in Data Envelopment Analysis, Client: Japan Society for the Promotion of Science, Japan, Status:

Directorial / Advisory Position

External Member , Subject Research Committee, Department of Analytical and Applied Economics, Utkal University,Bhubaneswar, India,Duration: 24-6-2015 to 23-6-2019

External Member, Subject Research Committee, Nabakrushna Choudhury Centre for Development Studies (NCDS),Bhubanexwar, Odisha, India,Duration: 24-6-2016 to 23-6-2019

External Member, Departmental Research Committee, Department of Analytical and Applied Economics, Utkal University,Bhubaneswar, India,Duration: 3-10-2019 to 02-10-2-21

External Member, Departmental Research Committee, Nabakrushna Choudhury Centre for Development Studies (NCDS), Bhubanexwar, Odisha, India,Duration: 3-10-2019 to 02-10-2021

External Member (Subject Expert) on the Board of Studies, Department of Business Management, Central University of Orissa,Koraput, Odisha, India,Duration: 13-2-2020 to 12-02-2023

# Awards & Honors

2020: Member of International Scientific Committee, the DEA-20-21 International Conference hosted by the International Data Envelopment Analysis Society (iDEAs) at the Birla Institute of Management Technology, Greater Noida, New Delhi, India (Jan. 10-12, 2021),,

2020: Member, International Scientific Committee, The 12th International Conference on Data Envelopment Analysis organized by the Iranian Data Envelopment Analysis Society (August 5-6, 2020),,

2019: Recipient of "Certificate of Outstanding Contribution in Reviewing" for European Journal of Operational Research awarded in 2018 in recognition of the contributions made to the quality of the,, Link

2019: Appeared in the list of Top 5 Contributors to Management Research in India for the period 2013-2017 (as per the Quality Research Benchmarking Study commissioned by TAPMI, Manipal, India),,

2019: Chaired a session in the Doctoral Colloquium as a part of the 13th ISDSI International Conference on “Managing Industry Transformation in Post-Digital Era” hosted by Indian Institute of Management Sambalpur at Hotel Mayfair Lagoon, Bhubaneswar ,,

2018: Member of International Scientific Committee, Data Envelopment Analysis International Conference 2018 (DEAIC 2018) which will be hosted jointly by National Taiwan Ocean University and Ming Chuan Unive,,

2018: Invited as an External Examiner for conducting the Ph.D. Viva Voce examination of Mr. Arif. M. Tali at the Department of Statistics, Ramanujan School of Mathematical Sciences, Pondicherry University, ,, Link

2017: Recipient of "Recognized Reviewer Award" for the journal: Economic Modelling,, Link

2017: Recipient of "Recognized Reviewer Award" for the journal: World Development,, Link

2017: Recipient of "Outstanding Reviewer Award" for the journal: Economic Modelling as I am within the top 10th percentile of reviewers for this journal,, Link

2017: Recipient of "Recognized Reviewer Award" for the journal: European Journal of Operational Research,, Link

2017: Examiner of Ph.D. thesis submitted at the Department of Statistics, Ramanujan School of Mathematical Sciences, Pondicherry University, Puducherry, India,,

2017: Member pf Faculty Selection Committee for School of Humanities and Social Sciences, National Institute of Science Education and Research (NISER), Bhubaneswar,,

2017: Member of International Scientific Committee, 15th International Conference on Data Envelopment Analysis (DEA2017), University of Economics, Prague, Czech Republic,,

2017: Member of International Scientific Committee, Data Envelopment Analysis International Conference 2017 (DEAIC 2017) and Taiwan Productivity Workshop, Hefei, China ,,

2017: Chancellor’s Nominee (Subject Expert) in the Selection Committee for Faculty Interview at Utkal University, Bhubaneswar.,,

2017: Member of International Scientific Committee, The International Conference on COSTAS, Ondokuz Mayis University - Department of Statistic, Samsun, Turkey ,,

2016: Recipient of "Outstanding Reviewer Award" for the journal: European Journal of Operational Research as I am within the top 10th percentile of reviewers for this journal,, Link

2016: Recipient of "Recognized Reviewer Award" for the journal: International Journal of Production Economics ,, Link

2016: Joined as ASSOCIATE EDITOR in the Editorial Team of OMEGA: The International Journal of Management Science,,

2016: Member of International Scientific Committee, International Conference on Data Envelopment Analysis, Jianghan University, China,,

2016: Member, International Scientific Committee, Data Envelopment Analysis International Conference: Methodology Advances and Applications in Governance and Management, Nanjing Audit University, China,,

2016: Member, Organizing Committee, 2nd International Conference: Prospects for Effective Managerial Decisions in Business and Projects, International Humanitarian University, Odessa, Ukraine,,

2016: Member of Reviewer Panel, Czech Science Foundation (the main public funding agency in the Czech Republic supporting all areas of basic scientific research) to review the project proposals for grants f,,

2015: Recipient of "Best Reviewer Award" for the journal: Omega: The International Journal of Management Science,, Link

2015: Cited in "Marquis Who’s Who in the World",,

2015: Member of Faculty Selection Committee for Humanities and Social Sciences, Indian Institute of Technology Bhubaneswar, India,,

2015: Member of Faculty Selection Committee for School of Humanities and Social Sciences, National Institute of Science Education and Research (NISER), Bhubaneswar, India,,

2013: Member of Faculty Selection Committee for Humanities and Social Sciences, Silicon Institute of Technology (SIT), Bhubaneswar, India,,

2011: Recipient of "AIJM Outstanding Editor of the Year Award" by the Association of Indian Management Scholars (AIMS) International, India,,

2010: Member of Faculty Selection Committee for Humanities and Social Sciences, Indian Institute of Technology Bhubaneswar, India,,

2010: Appeared in the RePEc ranking lists of Top 25% Economists in India (considering all publications years) and Top 25% Economists in India (considering publications last 10 years),,

2009: Cited in "Marquis Who’s Who in the World",,

2008: Recipient of "Lise Meitner Fellowship" under the Lise Meitner Program for scientists from abroad for 12 months in 2007-08 by the Board of the Austrian Science Fund (FWF), Austria,,

2008: Recipient of "Young Management Researcher Award" by the AIMS International, India,,

2007: Recipient of "Postdoctoral Fellowship" by the Administration Board of Fundo Regional Da Ciência E Technologia (FRCT), Portugal for 36 months in 2007-08,,

2001: Recipient of "JSPS Fellowship" under the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) Postdoctoral Fellowship Program for Foreign Researchers for 12 consecutive months in 2001-02,,

1995: Qualified University Grant Commission National Eligibility Test (UGC-NET) for Lectureship in Economics (Major: Econometrics),,

# Work Experience

April 29, 2014 - May 1, 2014
Visiting Professor, XLRI, Jamshedpur [India] (On a special leave from XIMB).

April 01, 2013 - April 14, 2013
Visiting Professor, Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), New Delhi [India] (On a special leave from XIMB).

April 03, 2012 - April 17, 2012
Visiting Professor, Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), New Delhi [India] (On a special leave from XIMB).

Feb. 19, 2012 - Feb.23, 2012
Visiting Scholar, National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies (GRIPS), Tokyo [Japan] (On a special leave from XIMB).

May 28, 2010 onwards ...
Professor, Xavier Institute of Management, Bhubaneswar (XIMB) [India]

May 28, 2009 - May 27, 2010
Associate Professor, Xavier Institute of Management, Bhubaneswar (XIMB) [India]

March 12, 2009 - March 20, 2009
Visiting Scholar, National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies (GRIPS), Tokyo [Japan] (On a special casual leave from Amrita School of Business (ASB), Coimbatore).

Feb. 05, 2008 - Feb. 04, 2009
(Senior) Lise Meitner Fellow, Department of Economics, Vienna University of Economics and Business Administration, Vienna (WU-Wien) [Austria] (On a special leave from ASB, Coimbatore).

Sept. 01, 2007 - May 26, 2009
Professor, Amrita School of Business (ASB), Coimbatore [India].

Jan. 23, 2007 - Feb.22, 2007
Visiting Scholar, National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies (GRIPS), Tokyo Japan] (On a special leave from ASB, Coimbatore).

Jan. 12, 2006 - Feb. 01, 2006
Visiting Scholar, National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies (GRIPS), Tokyo [Japan] (On a special leave from ASB, Coimbatore).

Dec. 01, 2004 - Dec. 25, 2004
Research Fellow, National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies (GRIPS), Tokyo [Japan] (On a special leave from ASB, Coimbatore)

July 05, 2004 - Aug. 31, 2007
Associate Professor, Amrita School of Business (ASB), Amrita University, Coimbatore [India].

March 07, 2004 - March 27, 2004:
Research Fellow, National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies (GRIPS), Tokyo [Japan].

Nov. 05, 2001 - Nov. 04, 2002
JSPS (Postdoc.) Fellow, National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies (GRIPS), Tokyo [Japan] (On a special leave from TAPMI, Manipal)

Feb. 01, 2000 - Feb. 29, 2004
Assistant Professor, T. A. Pai Management Institute (TAPMI), Manipal [India].

July 12, 1999 - Jan. 31, 2000
Assistant Professor of Economics at SDM Institute for Management Development, Mysore [India].


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