Dr Amarendu Nandy is an Assistant Professor in the Economics Area at the Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Ranchi. He holds a PhD from the prestigious National University of Singapore (NUS), Singapore, and has been among the top-rank holders at the undergraduate and postgraduate levels at the University of Burdwan, India.
Throughout his academic journey, Dr Nandy has been the recipient of numerous scholarships and awards, including the Graduate Research Scholarship from NUS, the UGC Scholarship from the Government of India, and two Gold medals from the University of Burdwan for being the university topper at the undergraduate level.
With a wealth of teaching experience spanning over fourteen years, Dr Nandy has contributed significantly to renowned management institutions in India. Apart from his full-time teaching engagements at IIM Ranchi (presently) and Goa Institute of Management (previously), he has held visiting assignments at esteemed institutions such as IIM Rohtak, IIM Bodh Gaya, and IIM Sirmaur. At both post-graduate and doctoral levels, he has delivered courses in Microeconomics, Macroeconomics, Managerial Economics, India and the World Economy, Assessing Business Environment, and Public Policy Analysis.
Dr Nandy’s research interests primarily lie in the areas of growth and development, labour economics, and contemporary macroeconomics, with a particular focus on the Indian economy. His scholarly work includes several publications in international peer-reviewed journals, including the Journal of Policy Modeling, International Social Security Review, Journal of Asian Economics, Economic and Political Weekly, IIMB Management Review, Policy and Society, Journal of Financial Regulation and Compliance, Journal of Tax Administration, and Journal of Asian Public Policy. He has also contributed to the field by authoring book chapters, book reviews, policy briefs, and presenting papers at prestigious international conferences in India and abroad. Additionally, Dr Nandy has been a frequent contributor of op-ed pieces to leading business dailies such as the Economic Times, Business Standard, Financial Express, The Hindu Business Line, Mint, Business Times (Singapore), and DNA Money.
Presently, Dr Nandy serves as an Associate Editor of the IIM Journal of Management Studies and holds the position of Chairperson of Alumni Relations at IIM Ranchi.