Dr. Sivasankar. V

Associate Professor

Department of Economics

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Sivasankar, V is presently working as an Associate Professor in the Department of Economics, School of Management, Pondicherry University. Prior joining to Pondicherry University, he worked as an Assistant Professor in the PG and Research Department of Economics, Muthurangam Government Arts College (Autonomous-Under Thiruvallur University), Vellore. He has 14 years of excellence in teaching and research experience. Prior starting is career as Assistant Professor,           He awarded his Ph.D. in Centre for Economic Studies and Planning, Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), New Delhi and earlier he done is UG and PG in Economics at Sacred Heart College (Autonomous), Tirupattur, Tamil Nadu and followed his M.Phil. In “Centre for Research on New International Economic Order”, Chennai.

His areas of research are Development Economics, Labour Economics, Gender Economics, Environment Economics and Agrarian Studies. He has published 4 books in reputed publications with book title name as; (1) COVID-19 in Tamil Nadu: Repercussions and the Avenues Ahead, (2) Economic Development and Social Sector Inequality (3) Structural Inequality: Modern Avatars of Exclusion and Discrimination (4) Liberalisation and Women Workers in Leather Industries.

He has published his research work of 11 articles in peer reviewed journals, 3 articles in conference proceedings and 13 articles in chapter of book. He also presented 100 plus research paper in regional, national and international seminars/conferences.

Under his guidance, 1 awarded Ph.D. and 3 more are pursuing their Ph.D. and assisting more than 15 M.Phil. Scholars for their research work.

Besides teaching and researching, He has successfully completed three major projects sponsored by various funding agencies by government titled as; (1) UGC: Major Research Project titled ‘Changing Agrarian Relations and Labour Shortage in Labour Surplus Areas in Tamil Nadu’, (2) ICSSR: Major Research Project titled ‘Women Workers in Leather Industry in Tamil Nadu’ and (3) ICSSR: Major Research Project title ‘A Case Study of Tannery Effluent and Its Impact on Agrarian Communities in Vellore District of Tamil Nadu’. He also organized National Seminars and Research Methodology workshop sponsored by ICSSR.

He has been awarded ‘Young Economist Award in 2017’ by Association of Economists of Tamil Nadu (AET) for being excellence in academic research work.

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Notable Publications

Sivasankar, V (2019): ‘Status of Women Workers in India’, in ‘Health, Safety and Wellbeing of Workers in the Informal Sectors’, edited by Sigmani Panner, Sanghmitra S.

Sivasankar, V and Arun J.V (2021 Editor): ‘COVID-19 in Tamil Nadu: Repercussions and the Avenues Ahead’, Manak Publications, Inc, Canteca Michigan, USA. (ISBN – 978-1-

Sivasankar, V (2017): ‘Liberalisation and Women Workers in Leather Industries’, Bloomsbury Publishing India Pvt. Ltd., New Delhi. (ISBN-978-93-86826-58-9)

Sivasankar, V (2017 Editor): ‘Economic Development and Social Sector Inequality’, Bloomsbury Publishing India Pvt. Ltd., New Delhi. (ISBN-978-93-86826-59-6)

Sivasankar, V (2017 Editor): ‘Structural Inequality: Modern Avatars of Exclusion and Discrimination’, Bloomsbury Publishing India Pvt. Ltd., New Delhi. (ISBN-978-93-86826-60-2)

Awards & Achievements​

Young Economist Award 2017 by ‘Association of Economists of Tamil Nadu (AET)’, 38nd Annual Conference of AET held at Mannar Thirumalai Naicker College, Madurai 28-29, October 2017.
Best Paper Award by ‘Association of Economists of Tamil Nadu (AET)’, 32nd Annual Conference of AET held at Gobi Arts and Science College, Gobichettipalayam during 19th and 20th November 2011.
Dr. V. Mohanasundaram Best Paper Presentation Award by ‘Association of Economists of Tamil Nadu (AET)’, at the 32nd Annual Conference of AET held at Gobi Arts and Science College, Gobichettipalayam during 19th and 20th November 2011.

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