Economics

  • Senior College
  • Economics

Brief Description of Department

Department of Economics of Ruia College is one of the most leading and sought after department in the subject at Undergraduate level in Mumbai.



Under the autonomous status the syllabi have been upgraded to a large extent and new courses viz, Behavioural Economics & Corporate Finance have been introduced

Apart from class room teaching a lot of emphasis is given on learning of software, data analysis techniques and project work.

Certificate courses in Applied Economics is also undertaken by the department every year.

Undergraduate Courses Offered by Department
Programme Name BACHELOR OF ARTS (B. A.) IN ECONOMICS
Degree/Diploma/Certificate Degree
Aided/Self-Financed AIDED
Year of Starting 1936-37
Intake Capacity 150 at first year and 75 in final year.
SR. NO. FACULTY NAME DESIGNATION QUALIFICATIONS SUBJECT EXPERTISE
1 ADITI ABHYANKAR ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR & Head MA, Ph D MACROECONOMICS & ECONOMETRICS
2 VARSHA MALWADE ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR M. A. (MONETARY ECONOMICS & INTERNATIONAL ECONOMICS) INTERNATIONAL ECONOMICS
3 DEVAYANI GANPULE ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR, DEAN,HRD MA, Ph D DEVELOPMENT ECONOMICS, ECONOMICS OF EDUCATION
4 POOJA THAKUR ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR, DEAN,HRD MA, Ph D INTERNATIONAL ECONOMICS, ECONOMETRICS

GUEST LECTURES

  • Mr Mangesh Soman on GST & Moody’s Index
  • Prof. Indradeep Ghosh on Demonetization
  • Lecture on Careers in Data Analysis by Rakesh Loonawat
  • Lecture on Careers in Development Studies by Abhay Raghavan

SEMINARS ORGANIZED

  • Conclave on “Indian Economy in The Global Perspective”, 22 December 2017- With Dr. Dilip Nachane(Professor Emeritus, IGIDR), Dr. Ajit Ranade (Chief Economist, Aditya Birla Group) &Girish Kuber(Editor, Loksatta)

WORKSHOPS ORGANIZED

  • Behavioral Economics

EDUCATIONAL VISITS

  • Coimbatore, Jaipur
SR NO PROMINENT ALUMNI’S DESIGNATION ORGANIZATION
1 Lord Meghnad Desai Professor Emeritus (Padma Bhushan) London School of Economics
2 Dr. Dilip Nachane Professor Emeritus IGIDR
3 Dr. Ulhas Gunjal Senior Country Officer IMF
4 Dr. Pushpa Trivedi Professor IIT Mumbai
5 Dr. Rupa Rege-Nitsure Economic Advisor Bank of Baroda
6 Dr. Shubhada Rao Economic Advisor YES Bank
7 Mangesh Soman Vice- President Aditya Birla Group
8 Dr. Chinmay Tumbe, (Contributed to Indian Economic Survey 2016) Assistant Professor IIM-A
9 Aurodeep Nandi Senior Economic Advisor British High Commission
10 Dr. Snehal Herwadkar Research Officer RBI
11 Ashish Shinde Assistant Commissioner Forward Trading Corporation of India
12 Omkar Joshi Research Officer NCAER
13 Dr. Ambarish Dongare Assistant Professor IIM-A