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Prof. Yashobanta Parida

Ph.D. in Economics from Centre for International Trade & Development, JNU, New Delhi; M.Phil in Economics, Delhi School of Economics, University of Delhi; M.A in Economics from Bhadrak Autonomous College, F M University, Odisha; B.A in Economics from Bhadrak Autonomous College, F M University, Odisha.


Prof. Yashobanta Parida is Assistant Professor – Economics. He received his Ph.D. degree in Economics from Centre for International Trade & Development, JNU, New Delhi. He holds Master’s & Bachelor’s Degree in Economics from F. M University, Odisha. He also completed MPhil in Economics from Delhi School of Economics, University of Delhi.

Prof. Yashobanta has over 6 years of work experience and was associated with IRMA, Anand and Institute of Economic Growth, Delhi as a Researcher.

His area of interest lies in applied development economics with a special focus on the political economy of natural disasters, firm-level productivity, and applied international trade. His research work has been published in World Development, Environment and Development Economics, World Development Perspectives, Indian Growth and Development Review, and Economic and Political Weekly. In addition, he has published opinion pieces related to India's contemporary issues in national leading newspapers such as The Telegraph, Financial Express, and The Hindu Business Line.




  1. India’s cyclones: hasten mitigation measures (with Joyita Roy Chowdhury & Prakash Kumar Sahoo), 2021, Nature (Accepted).

  2. Roy Chowdhury, J., Y. Parida & P. Agarwal Goel (2021). Does Inequality-Adjusted Human Development reduce the impact of Natural Disasters? A Gendered Perspective. World Development, doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.worlddev.2021.105394

  3. Parida, Y & J. Roy Chowdhury (2020). An empirical analysis of the effect of floods on rural agricultural wages across Indian states. World Development Perspectives, doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.wdp.2020.100272

  4. Parida, Y., P. Agarwal Goel, J. Roy Chowdhury, P.K Sahoo & T. Nayak (2020). Do Economic Development and Disaster Adaptation Measures Reduce the Impact of Natural Disasters? A District Level Analysis from the State of Odisha, India. Environment, Development and Sustainability, doi: https://doi.org/10.1007/s10668-020-00728-8

  5. Parida, Y., S. Saini & J. Roy Chowdhury (2020). Economic Growth Aftermath of Floods in the Indian States. Environment, Development and Sustainability, doi: https://doi.org/10.1007/s10668-020-00595-3

  6. Parida, Y (2019). Economic Impact of Floods in the Indian States. Environment and Development Economics, doi: https://doi.org/10.1017/S1355770X19000317

  7. Parida, Y. & D.P Dash (2019). Rethinking the Effect of Flood and Financial Development on Economic Growth: Evidence from Indian States, Indian Growth and Development Review, doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/IGDR-05-2019-0044

  8.  Parida, Y., D.P Dash., P. Bhardwaj & J. Roy Chowdhury (2018). Effect of Drought and Flood on Farmer Suicide in Indian States: An Empirical Analysis. Economics of Disasters and Climate Change. 2(2): 159-180, doi: 10.1007%2Fs41885-018-0023-8

  9. Parida, Y., P. Bhardwaj, PK, Sahoo & T. Nayak (2019). Effect of Flood and Fire Accidents on Economic Growth in Odisha: District Level Analysis, International Journal of Big Data Mining for Global Warming. 1 (2):1950007-18, doi: 10.1142/S2630534819500074

  10. Parida, Y., S. Saini, P. Agarwal Goel, & P.K. Sahoo (2020). Role of Economic Development and the Government on Flood Impact in India. International Journal of Emergency Management, Doi: https://dx.doi.org/10.1504/IJEM.2020.113935


  1. Goldar, B. N., D. Pratap & Y. Parida (2012). Impact of Tariff Reduction According to Doha Modalities on India’s Trade of Agriculture Products.  Economic and Political Weekly. 47 (2): 57- 64

  2. Goldar, B. N., & Y. Parida (2017). Intangible Capital and Firm Productivity: A Study of Indian Corporate Sector Firms. South Asia Economic Journal. 18(2): 1-30, doi: 10.1177/1391561417732198

  3. Goldar, B.N., Y. Parida & D. Sehdev (2017). Reduction in Carbon Emissions Intensity among Indian Manufacturing Firms and Its Impact on Their Export Competitiveness, 2009-2013. Journal of International Commerce, Economics and Policy. 8(2):1750012(30), doi: 10.1142/S1793993317500120

  4. Goldar, B. N & Y. Parida (2017). Sustaining India’s Manufacturing Sector Growth in the Face of Increasing Competition from Chinese Import. Pradeep Agarwal (ed.), Sustaining High Growth in India, Cambridge University Press, New Delhi, doi: https://doi.org/10.1017/9781316855584.007

  5. Goldar, B. N & Y. Parida (2020). Productivity, competitiveness and export performance: a plant level analysis of India’s wearing apparel industry. Seema Bathla and Kannan Elumala (ed), Agro and Food Processing Industry in India, Springer, https://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007/978-981-15-9468-7_16

  6. Parida, Y., A.K. Ghule, & P. Dudharejiya (2020). Trade Competitiveness of Indian Dairy Industry: An Empirical Analysis. Seema Bathla and Kannan Elumala (ed), Agro and Food Processing Industry in India, Springer, https://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007/978-981-15-9468-7_13


  1. Parida, Y., P. Bhardwaj & J. Roy Chowdhury (2017).  Determinants of Tourism in Indian States: An Empirical Analysis. Tourism Review. 72(3): 330-343, doi: 10.1108/TR-11-2016-0047

  2. Parida, Y., P. Bhardwaj & J. Roy Chowdhury (2017).  Effects of Economic Development and Crime on Tourism in India. Anatolia. An International Journal of Tourism and Hospitality Research. 29(1): 63-73, doi: 10.1080/13032917.2017.1384742

  3. Parida, Y., P. Bhardwaj & J. Roy Chowdhury (2015).  Impact of Terrorism on Tourism in India. Economics Bulletin. 35 (4): 2543-2557


  1. Parida, Y. (2012). Causal Link between Central Government Revenue and Expenditure: Evidence for India. Economics Bulletin. 34(4): 2808-2816

  2. Padhan, B. K., M. R. Saluja & Y. Parida. (2014). A Social Accounting Matrix for India, 2005-06. Research in Applied Economics. 6(1): 176-201, doi: 10.5296/rae. v6i1.4528

  3. Role of the Government in Promoting Dairy Sector: Evidence from Indian States (with Pankaj Parmar and Harekrishna Misra), IRMA Working Paper, Under Review

  4. Effect of Training Dairy Producers through Dairy Vigyan Kendra: A Case of Panchmahal District in Gujarat (with Harekrishna Misra and other) IRMA Working Paper


  • Natural Disasters and Rural Labor Markets in India: A Gender Analysis (with Joyita Roy Chowdhury & Priti Agarwal) Under Review

  • COVID-19 Lockdown and Crime against Women? A District-Level Analysis from India (with Joyita Roy Chowdhury & Prarthana Agarwal Goel) Under Review

  • Do economic development and government responsiveness reduce flood fatalities and damages? Evidence from Indian states (with Swati Saini, Joyita Roy Chowdhury, and Devi Prasad Dash) Under Review

  • Does Natural disasters drive inequality in the Indian States, Preliminary stage

  • Politics of Natural Disasters and Government Responsiveness: Evidence from the Indian States (Joyita Roy Chowdhury), Preliminary stage

  • Does women participation in electoral decision making reduce gender vulnerability: Evidence from natural disasters in India (Joyita Roy Chowdhury) Preliminary stage


  1. Preparing for stormy weather, The Telegraph, June 8, 2021 (with Parul Bhardwaj)

  2. Plant-based beverages are no match for bovine milk, Down To Earth, February 3, 2020 (with Pankaj Parmar & Jashbhai B Prajapati)

  3. Fury and cost of natural disasters, Telangana Today, January 20, 2021 (with Charu Grover)

  4. Dairy sector needs to be fortified, The Hindu Business Line, November 25, 2020 (with Shweta Krishnan & Ankit Sontakke)

  5. A train of natural disasters, miseries, Orissa Post, September 7, 2020 (with Prakash Kumar Sahoo)

  6. Dealing with the deluge: Floods in India, The Telegraph, September 2, 2020 (with Joyita Roy Chowdhury & Parul Bhardwaj)

  7. Centre-State coordination is key in mitigating impact of cyclones, The Hindu Business Line, June 1, 2020 (with Joyita Roy Chowdhury & Parul Bhardwaj)

  8. India’s dairy sector has helped lift the rural economy and improve livelihoods, The Hindu Business Line, June 1, 2020 (with Deepika Yadav)

  9. To stay or to leave?, Telangana Today, April 29, 2020 (with Manasi Bera)

  10. US-India trade deal, a threat to dairy sector, The Hindu Business Line, February 17, 2020 (with Parul Bhardwaj)

  11. Weather woes add to farmer-suicide cases, The Hindu Business Line, February 13, 2020 (with Swati Saini)

  12. Budget 2020: FM recognised dairy, livestock segment’s critical role in economy, Financial Express, February 6, 2020 (with Harekrishna Misra)

  13. India is not prepared for natural disasters, The Hindu Business Line, January 3, 2020 (with Prarthna Agarwal Goel)

  14. Long-term flood mgmt requires healthy coordination between centre and states, Financial Express, November 27, 2019 (with Parul Bhardwaj)

  15. Trade churn: Who will milk the benefits?, Financial Express, October 31, 2019 (with Harekrishna Misra)