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Dr Aparna Makkar

Assistant Professor (Selection Grade)

Department of Economics School of Humanities & Social Sciences

CURRENT ACADEMIC ROLE & RESPONSIBILITIES

    Dr Aparna Makkar is Assistant Professor  in the Department of Economics, Faculty of Arts & Law, MUJ. 

     

    • On the editorial board of e-newsletter ‘Manipal Matters’
    • SDC (Student Doctoral Committee) Member, Faculty in Dept of Journalism and Mass Communication.
    • Faculty coordinator of Gramiksha MUJ, a group of voluntary and self – driven students who are addressing education and health issues in the vicinity of Manipal Campus.

     

 

SUBJECTS CURRENTLY TEACHING

Subject Subject code Semester
Macro Economics BB 1204 BBA - II Sem
Public Economics EO 1407 BA - IV Sem
Settlement Sociology PL 1407 B. Plan - IV Sem

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS

Degree Specialisation Institute Year of passing
PhD (Economics) Ancient and Medieval Economy of India University of Rajasthan 1999

Experience

Institution / Organisation Designation Role Tenure
Jaipur Engineering College Associate Professor Teaching Economics to MBA & B Tech students ; Editor of the College NewsLetter July 2006 - April 2013 (6 years 10 months)
JECRC University Adjunct Faculty Teaching Economics to MCA & B.Com students Aug 2013 - Oct 2013 (2 months)

AREAS OF INTEREST, EXPERTISE AND RESEARCH

Area of Interest

(i) How start - ups are changing the contours of Indian Economy (ii) Public Economics

Area of Expertise

Ancient and Medieval Economy of India

Area of Research

(ii)Role of education, skills and mentoring in India’s growth (iii) Collaborative strength and public policy

Professional Affiliations & Contributions

"Besides being a researcher and teacher, I am starting off as a social entrepreneur too.  It is associated with IIT - Kharagpur as STEP (Science & Technology Park) is incubating it.

We participated in Tata Social Enterprise Challenge (TSEC), held at IIM Calcutta in Jan 2014 and were honoured to be one amongst the top 20 teams".