The Department of Economic Sciences has 13 permanent faculty members with research and teaching interests that covers a broad range of fields. Apart from having strength in traditional areas like Microeconomics, Macroeconomics and Econometrics; the department has expertise in Agricultural Economics, Bayesian Econometrics, Behavioral Eonomics, Development Economics, Efficiency and Productivity Analysis, Environmental Economics, Financial Economics, Health Economics, Industrial Economics, International Trade, Labor Economics, Law and Economics, Optimization Theory, Political Economy and Public Policy.
The department primarily offers three degrees in economics: 4 year B.S., 1 year M.S. and Ph.D. in Economics. Admission for the 38 seats (per year) in the B.S. program is through the Advanced Joint Entrance Examination (JEE).
B.S. students who satisfy certain eligibility criterion can opt for a 1 year M.S. program in Economics. There is also a provision for dual degree for undergraduate students of IITK. The entry to the Ph.D. program is through a written test and a viva exam conducted once at the beginning of each academic year.
Q.I.P. course on "Statistical Analysis using R Software," 3rd–7th September 2018, organized by Mohammad Arshad Rahman and Shalabh (Department of Mathematics & Statistics, IITK).
Singh, M. K., and Mukherjee, D., (2018), "Drivers of Greenhouse Gas Emissions in the United States: Revisiting STIRPAT Model," Environment, Development and Sustainability