Shashanka Bhide

Shashanka Bhide

Honorary Senior Adviser

Dr Shashanka Bhide is an Honorary Senior Adviser at NCAER. He was associated with NCAER from 1982 to 2014 in different capacities. After leaving NCAER in July 2014, he took up the position of Director, Madras Institute of Development Studies, Chennai until his retirement in December 2018. His research has covered a number of areas in agriculture, macroeconomic modelling, infrastructure and poverty analysis. He has published extensively, including co-authoring and editing books and journal articles in these fields. Shashanka currently also serves as a member of the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) of RBI and Board of Governors of the Institute for Social and Economic Change in Bangalore.

JOURNAL I Review of Development and Change
Promises and Challenges in India’s Manufacturing Sector: An Overview (in Promises and Challenges in India’s Manufacturing Sector, Special Issue)
S Bhide | L. Venkatachalam | M. Vijayabaskar
Jul-Dec 2016

JOURNAL I Journal of Social and Economic Development
Tracking composition of agricultural output: trends in diversification 
S Bhide
April 2015

WORKING PAPER I Indian Institute of Public Administration
Prospects for Poverty Reduction in India
S Bhide and R Dash
2011

BOOK CHAPTER I Palgrave Macmillan
Development performance across Indian States and the Role of Governments |  Community, Market and State in Development
K Kalirajan, S Bhide and K Singh  | K Otsuka and K Kalirajan(eds.)
2011

JOURNAL I The Singapore Economic Review
Do Macroeconomic Conditions Matter for Agriculture, The Indian Experience
S Bhide, B P Vani and M Rajiv
December, 2010

JOURNAL I Economic and Political Weekly
Dynamics of Poverty in India: A Panel Data Analysis
N Dhamija and S Bhide
March, 2010

WORKING PAPER I ASARC
Development Performance across Indian States and the role of the Governments
K Kalirajan, S Bhide and K Singh
2009

JOURNAL I The Philippine Review of Economics
Dynamics of Poverty in India: A Panel Data Analysis
S Bhide, B P Vani and M Rajiv
June, 2009

WORKING PAPER I NCAER
Roof above the Head, A Qualitative Assessment of Rural Housing in India
S Bhide, D B Gupta, T Buragohain, D V Sethi, S Kumar and S K Bathla
November, 2009

WORKING PAPER I ISEC
Sanitation Strategies in Karnataka
Veerashekharappa and S Bhide
2009

BOOK CHAPTER I Sage Publications
Correlates of Incidence and Exit from Chronic Poverty in Rural India: Evidence from Panel Data |  Chronic Poverty & Development Policy in India
S Bhide and A K Mehta | Mehta and A Shepherd (eds.)
2006

JOURNAL I Journal of Applied Statistics
Bias Free Measurement of Technical Efficiency
K Kalirajan and S Bhide
June, 2006

JOURNAL I Margin
Impacting Agricultural Research System
S Bhide, D B Gupta and T Singh
April-June, 2006

WORKING PAPER I ISEC
Do Macroeconomic Conditions Matter for Agriculture? The Indian Experience
S Bhide, M Rajeev and B P Vani
2005

WORKING PAPER I Reserve Bank of India
A Study of Debt Sustainability at State Level in India
I Rajaraman, S Bhide and R K Patnaik
October, 2005

JOURNAL I Asia-Pacific Development Journal
Growth Interdependence among Indian States: An Exploration
S Bhide, R Chadha and K Kalirajan
December, 2005

JOURNAL I Asian Economic Papers
The Post-reform Performance of the Manufacturing Sector in India
K Kalirajan and S Bhide
2004

JOURNAL I Journal of Human Development
Chronic Poverty in Rural India: Issues and Findings from Panel Data 
S Bhide and A K Mehta
July, 2004

JOURNAL I Journal of Social and Economic Development
Impact of Trade Liberalisation on Employment in Indian Manufacturing: Evidence from the Organised Sector
S Bhide and K P Kalirajan
January-June 2004

BOOK CHAPTER I Palgrave Macmillan
Growth in India’s State Economies Before and With Reforms: Shares and Determinants | Indian Economic Reforms
S Bhide and R T Shand  | R Jha(ed.)
2003

BOOK CHAPTER I Edward Elgar Publishing
Impact of Sector-specific and Macro-level Reforms on Agriculture: Simulations of a Macroeconometric Model | Economic Reform and the Liberalization of the Indian Economy
S Bhide and K P Kalirajan | K Kalirajan and U Shankar(eds.)
2003

BOOK CHAPTER I Indian Institute of Public Administration
Issues in Chronic Poverty: Panel data Based Analysis | Chronic Poverty in India
A K Mehta and S Bhide  | A K Mehta,  S Ghosh, D Chatterjee and N Menon(eds.)
2003

JOURNAL I Economic and Political Weekly
Evaluating Quality of Budgets with a Composite Index
S Bhide and M Panda
March 2002

JOURNAL I Economic and Political Weekly
Financial Exuberance Savings Deposits, Fiscal Deficits and Interest Rates in India
D Lal, S Bhide and D Vasudevan
November 2001

JOURNAL I Economic and Political Weekly
Sources of Economic Growth, Regional Dimensions of Reforms
R Shand and S Bhide
October, 2000

BOOK CHAPTER I Konark Publisher
Economic Reforms and Convergence of Incomes Across Indian States: Benefits for the Poor |  Economic Reforms for the Poor
K P Kalirajan, R T Shand and S Bhide | S Gangopadhyay and W Wadhwa(eds.)
2000

BOOK CHAPTER I Konark Publisher
Economic Reforms and the Poor: Unearthing New Linkages | Economic Reforms for the Poor
R T Shand and S Bhide | S Gangopadhyay and W Wadhwa(eds.)
2000

BOOK CHAPTER I Allied Publishers
An Economywide Macro Model for India: Uses and Applications |  Themes in Development Economics
A Sinha and S Bhide | J Roy  and M R Gupta(eds.)
2000

BOOK CHAPTER I Allied Publishers
Prospects of the Indian Economy to the Year 2000-01: An Input-Output Analysis | Indian Economy, Input-Output Framework
A Sinha and S Bhide | V V N  Somayajulu(ed.)
2000

JOURNAL I South Asia Economic Journal
Inequalities in Income Growth in India before and after Reforms
S Bhide and R T Shand
March, 2000

JOURNAL I Economic and Political Weekly
India’s Agricultural Dynamics, The Weak Link in Development
S Bhide, K P Kalirajan and R T Shand
1998

BOOK CHAPTER I Rajiv Gandhi Institute for Contemporary Studies
Trends in Nominal Protection to selected commodities | Economic Reforms, The Next Step
S Bhide, R Chadha, Y K Tanwar and S Mishra| T Roy(ed.)
1998

BOOK CHAPTER I Economic and Social Commission for Asia and Pacific, United Nations
A Macroeconomic Model for India with Special Reference to Policies Instituted to Implement Macroeconomic Reforms | Modelling and Simulation of Macroeconomic Systems: Use of Quantitative Models for Analysing Macroeconomic Reform Policies with Applications to China, India and Vietnam
S Bhide, A Sinha and D K Joshi
1997

BOOK CHAPTER I   Economic and Social Commission for Asia and Pacific, United Nations
A Review of Macroeconomic Models for India | Modelling and Simulation of Macroeconomic Systems: Use of Quantitative Models for Analysing Macroeconomic Reform Policies with Applications to China, India and Vietnam
S Bhide, A Sinha and D K Joshi
1997

JOURNAL I International Journal of Applied Science and Communications
On Separability in Quadratic Programming Models
A Chowdhury, S Bhide and S Dey
February, 1997

JOURNAL I JAI Press
Applications of a CGE Macro Model for India to Analyze Selected Policy Changes Research in Human Capital and Development
S Bhide and A Sinha
1997

WORKING PAPER I IRIS India
Economic Reforms Parastatals: The Case of Cotton Corporation of India and Maharashtra Federation 
A Gulati, S Bhide, S Bhagat and S Schroff
Auguest, 1996

WORKING PAPER I The Conference Board of Canada
Expanded COMGEMI: Policy Simulations, A Computable General Equilibrium Model for India
S Bhide
February, 1996

JOURNAL I Margin
Medium-term Assessment of the Indian Economy through a Macroeconometric Model
D K Joshi, S Bhide, A K Mehta and R Satish
1995

JOURNAL I Economic and Political Weekly
What Do Reformers have for Agriculture
A Gulati and S Bhide
May, 1995

JOURNAL I Margin
Forecasting and Policy Analysis through a CGE Model for India
S Bhide and S Pohit
1993

JOURNAL I Margin
Issues in Financing Investment
IZ Bhatty, S Bhide, P N Radhakrishna, H Sarkar and V Krishnamurty
April, 1987

JOURNAL I Margin
Foodgrain Output and Rainfall
S Bhide and K A Siddiqui
July, 1986

JOURNAL I North Central Journal of Agricultural Economics
The Economics of Soil Conservation: An Optimal Control Theory Approach
A Pope, S Bhide and E O Heady
1983

JOURNAL I Journal of Soil and Water Conservation
Economics of Conservation Tillage in Iowa
A Pope, S Bhide and E O Heady
July-August, 1983

JOURNAL I Indian Journal of Agricultural Economics
An Econometric Analysis of Water Management Systems (Concrete, Silt) in Southern Tamilnadu: Production Function and Programming Approach
R Thamodaran, S Bhide and E O Heady
1982

JOURNAL I Energy in Agriculture
Potential Impacts of Alternative Energy Situations on Land Use and Land Values
S Bhide, A Chowdhury and E O Heady
1981

JOURNAL I Indian Journal of Agricultural Economics
Structural Changes in an Agricultural Assembling Market: A Case Study of Arecanut Market in Mangalore, Karnataka
S Bhide, A Chowdhury, E O Heady and M A Muralidharan
August, 1981

JOURNAL I International Journal of Energy Systems
Energy Supply and Agriculture: An Assessment of Regional and National Allocation Schemes
S Bhide, A Chowdhury and E O Heady
August, 1981

JOURNAL I International Journal of Energy Systems
Economic Analysis of Impacts of Alternative Energy and Export Situations on US Agriculture
S Bhide, A Chowdhury and E O Heady
1981

JOURNAL I American Journal of Agricultural Economics
Empirical Investigations of Beef Gain Roughage-Concentrate Substitution
F Epplin, S Bhide and E O Heady
August, 1980

JOURNAL I American Journal of Agricultural Economics
Direct Estimation of Gain Isoquants: An Application to Beef Production
S Bhide, F Epplin, E O Heady and B E Melton
1980

BOOK  Springer, Singapore
Poverty, Chronic Poverty and Poverty Dynamics, Policy Imperatives
A.K. Mehta | S. Bhide | A. Shah | A. Kumar (Editors)2018

BOOK  I  Indian Institute of Public Administration
Understanding Poverty Dynamics and Eradicating Chronic Poverty(Proceedings of an International Seminar Organised by the Chronic Poverty Research Centre, India, IIPA, New Delhi)
A.K. Mehta | S. Bhide | A. Shah | A. Kumar (Editors)2016

BOOK  I  Indian Institute of Public AdministrationIndia Chronic Poverty Report, Towards Solutions and new Compacts in a Dynamic Context
A K Mehta, A Shepherd, S Bhide, A Shah and A Kumar
2011

BOOK  I  Sage Publications
Strategies for Achieving Sustained High Economic Growth: The Case of Indian States
K Kalirajan, R T Shand and S Bhide
2010

MONOGRAPH I  Institute for Social and Economic Change
Government Spending on Selected Public Health Services in India: central, State and Local Governments
S Puttaswamaiah and S Bhide
2008

MONOGRAPH I  Institute for Social and Economic Change
Public Health and Panchayati Raj Institutions in Karnataka
T V Sekher, S Bhide, N Islam and M Dasgupta
2008

MONOGRAPH  I  Institute for Social and Economic Change
Public Health and Panchayati Raj Institutions in Karnataka
S Bhide and J T Srinivasan
2004

MONOGRAPH  I  Ashgate
A Disequilibrium Macroeconometric Model for India
K P Kalirajan and S Bhide
2003

BOOK I NCAER
Finances of the Northern States in the New Millennium: Status and Prospects
D K Joshi, S Bhide and A Sood
2001

BOOK I  Economic Research Foundation
Industrial Recession, Causes, Impact and Remedies
H Charya, R Chadha and S Bhide.
1993

BOOKI  Iowa State University Press
Livestock Response Functions
E O Heady and S Bhide- Editors
1983

Education

  • PhD Agricultural Economics, Iowa State University, Ames, 1980
  • MSc Agricultural Economics, Indian Agricultural Research Institute, New Delhi, 1975
  • BSc Agriculture, University of Agricultural Sciences Hebbal, Bangalore, 1973

Work Experience

  • April 2022-Present: Honorary Senior Advisor, NCAER, New Delhi
  • September 2019-March 2022: Senior Advisor, Research Programmes, NCAER, New Delhi
  • July 2014 to December 2018: Director, Madras Institute of Development Studies, Chennai
  • October 2004-Present: Senior Research Counsellor, NCAER, New Delhi
  • January 2003-July 2004: Professor and Head RBI Unit, Institute for Social and Economic Change, Bangalore
  • April 1993-December 2002: Chief Economist, NCAER, New Delhi
  • February 1998-November 1999: Visiting Fellow, Australia South Asia Research Center, Research School of Pacific and Asian Studies, Australian National University, Canberra
  • August 1982- March 1993: Various positions at NCAER.
  • 1980-1982: Staff Economist (Post-Doctoral position), Center for Agricultural and Rural Development, Iowa State University, USA