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Prof. Rituparna Kaushik
Assistant Professor – Economics
Email: rituparna.kaushik@flame.edu.in
Prof. Rituparna Kaushik - PhD in Economics from Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi; M.A honours in Economics from Gokhale Institute of Politics and Economics, Pune; Bachelor’s Degree in Economics from University of Delhi.

Prof. Rituparna Kaushik is Assistant Professor –  Economics and completed PhD in Economics from IIT, Delhi. He has M.A honours in Economics from Gokhale Institute of Politics and Economics, Pune and a BA honours in Economics from Delhi University.

Prof. Rituparna has a total work experience of over two years. He was associated as Junior Fellow with Centre for the Digital Future (under India Development Foundation). He has also worked as a Program Coordinator for the Project: “Kaziranga (National Park) Landscaping through Community Participation”, a project of the Government of Assam’s Planning and Development Department.

His research interests are in the field of innovation economics, industrial organization, education, and health economics. 



  • Sah, T., Kaushik, R., Bailwal, N., & Tep, N. (2019). Mohalla Clinics in Delhi: A Preliminary Assessment of their Functioning and Coverage. Indian Journal of Human Development13(2), 195-210.

  • Bailwal, N., Kaushik, R., & Sah, T. (2020). Importance of Primary Healthcare in Delhi in the Times of COVID-Indian  Journal of Human Development14(3), 527-535.

  • Kaushik, R., & Paul, S. B. (2021). Strategic Interactions, Bargaining Power and Stability of Joint Venture in  an Emerging  Nation. Journal of Industry, Competition and Trade, 1-22.

  • Kaushik, R., & Paul, S. B. (2022). Do Competition Improve Persistence in Innovation Effort? Sectoral Patterns and Evidence from India. Journal of Industry, Competition and Trade, 1-38.

Working Papers:

  • STEM education, Firm Complexity and structure of corporate board members in determining the innovation effort: Evidence from India (Under Review).

  • The Indian National Innovation System: Historical Perspective and Key Characteristics.

Work in Progress:

  • Determining Industry- Academia interaction in Innovation and Emerging Nations: Perspective from India.

  • Gender diversity in corporate boards and its impact on Innovation in India.

  • Measuring the effectiveness of Indian Innovation System

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Conference Presentation:

  • *Asia-Pacific Innovation Conference : Paper Presentation, 2021 (Online Mode)

  • *Canadian Economic Association Conference (CEA), 2021 (Online Mode)

  • *YSI-INET, Global Plenary: Paper Presentation, 2020 (Online Mode)

  • *“Knowledge, Innovation and Regional Development”, YSI-INET: Paper presentation, Federal University of Viçosa, Brazil, 2020 (Online Mode)

  • *1st Conference “Micro-dynamics, Catching-Up and Global Value Chains” Paper presentation, Bocconi University, Milan, 2019

  • *“Knowledge and Institution in Complex System”, YSI: Paper presentation, Victoria University, Wellington, 2019

  • *YSI ASIA Convening, Vietnam National University, Vietnam: Paper Presentation, Hanoi, 2019

  • *1st Annual Conference in Economics: Poster Presentation, IIT Delhi, 2019

  • *Asia-Pacific Innovation Conference: Paper Presentation, Delhi School of Economics, New Delhi, 2018

  • *IXth SI&GE workshop, University of Paris Nanterre: Paper Presentation, Paris, 2018

  • *MIT YSI INET workshop on Innovation, Economic Complexity and Economic Geography: Poster Presentation, MIT Boston, 2018

Awards and Honors:

  • *Marie Curie Young Scholar Award, funded by EU, 2019.

  • *Research Scholar Travel Scholarship awarded by ICSSR, New Delhi, 2018.