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Arun Kumar Bairwa

Assistant Professor (Grade – II)

PhD Economics from Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Indore, India

Dr. Arun Kumar Bairwa has completed his PhD from Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Indore. His PhD work has been published in four international journals of ABDC’s B category. Prior to joining Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Ranchi, he has worked as an Assistant Professor at Christ University Bangalore and Central University of Haryana. Before joining PhD at IIT Indore, he has also worked as an Academic Associate at Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Indore. He is presently working in the areas of labour and industrial economics.

Teaching Areas

  • Macroeconomics
  • Microeconomics
  • Advanced Microeconomics


  • Assistant Professor, Christ University (BGR), Bangalore
  • Assistant Professor, Central University of Haryana, Mahendragarh

Training & Consulting Areas

  • Economics
  • Cross-sectional datasets

Research Area

  • Labour economics
  • Industrial Economics
  • Macroeconomics

Current Research Interests

  • Employment
  • Socioeconomic inequalities
  • Growth and development

Professional Affiliation

  • Member of Indian Society of Labour Economics



  • Bairwa, Arun Kumar., Jadhav Chakradhar and Pritee Sharma. “Employment Discrimination in Indian Manufacturing Industries: A Logistic Analysis.” The Singapore Economic Review, Nov. 2019, DOI.org (Crossref), https://www.worldscientific.com/doi/abs/10.1142/S021759081944003X. World Scientific Publication. Indexing: SSCI, Scopus, ABDC: B , UGC. ISSN (print): 0217-5908. Scopus CiteScore: 0.9. Impact Factor: 0.495
  • Bairwa, Arun Kumar, and Pritee Sharma. “Inter-Regional Occupational Disparities in Indian Manufacturing Sector with Regards to Socioeconomic Labour Attributes.” Labour & Industry: A Journal of the Social and Economic Relations of Work, vol. 29, no. 4, Aug. 2019, pp. 352-369. DOI.org (Crossref), https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/10301763.2019.1656513. Routledge Publication. Indexing: ABDC: B, Web of Science (SSCI) Expanded Edition, UGC. ISSN (print): 1030-1763
  • Lenka, Sanjaya Kumar, and Arun Kumar Bairwa. “Does Financial Inclusion Affect Monetary Policy in SAARC Countries?” Cogent Economics & Finance, vol. 4, no. 1, Dec. 2016, p. 1-8. www.cogentoa.com, https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/pdf/10.1080/23322039.2015.1127011 Taylor and Francis Publication. Indexing: ESCI of Web of Science, Scopus, ABDC: B, UGC. ISSN (print): 2332-2039. Scopus CiteScore: 1.3
  • Bairwa, Arun Kumar, and Pritee Sharma. “Impact of Labour Attributes and Probability of Employability in Indian Labour Market: A Sectoral Analysis.” Journal of Public Affairs, vol. 19, no. 4, May 2019, pp. 1–10. DOI.org (Crossref), https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.1002/pa.1959 Wiley online library. Indexing: Scopus, SSCI (Clarivate Analytics), ABDC: B, UGC. Online ISSN:1479-1854. Scopus CiteScore: 0.9
  • Jadhav Chakradhar, and Bairwa, Arun Kumar. “Employment probabilities and workforce distribution in Indian manufacturing sector: A state-level analysis” Bulletin of Monetary Economics and Banking, vol. 23, no. 1, Feb 2020, pp 55-82. DOI: https://doi.org/10.21098/bemp.v23i1.1293 Bank of Indonesia Publication. Indexing: Scopus, ABDC:C, UGC.

Conferences (International conferences):

  • Presented a paper on “Zone-wise variations of employment probabilities and occupational choices in the Indian manufacturing sector” at the 13th BMEB International Conference jointly organised by Bank of Indonesia in collaboration with Asian-Pacific Applied Economics Association (APAEA) and Asian Development Bank at Bali, Indonesia on August 29-30, 2019
  • Presented a paper on “Individualistic occupational evaluation of the Indian manufacturing industries: a sub-sector analysis” at the international conference on ‘Poverty-Growth-Inequality Triangle in China and other Countries” organised by Fudan University, Shanghai and Zhongnan University of Economics and Law atWuhan, China from October 25 to 26, 2018

Conferences (National conferences):

  • Presented a paper on “Employment opportunities in education sector of India: an analysis using PLFS data” at the 63rd annual conference of the Indian Society of Labour Economics (ISLE) held on 1-3 March 2023 at Rajiv Gandhi University, Itanagar, Arunachal Pradesh, India [Received best paper award]
  • Presented a paper on “Employment segregation in Indian service sector” at the International Conference on Future of Employment: Challenges and Opportunities (FECO) 2023 held on 18-19 January 2023 at Symbiosis University, Pune, Maharashtra, India
  • Presented a paper on “Diversity in the Indian labour market: evidences using principal component analysis” at the 4th Ahmedabad Economic Conference held at Ahmedabad University, Ahmedabad on 6-7th January 2023
  • Presented a paper on “Inter-regional occupational disparities in Indian manufacturing sector with regards to socioeconomic labour attributes” in a national seminar organised by International Institute of Population Studies (IIPS) at Hyderabad during 07-09 March 2019
  • Presented a paper on “Impact of Labour Attributes and Probability of Employability in the Indian Labour Market – an analysis of primary, secondary and tertiary sector” at the 54th Annual Conference of TIES, organised by The Indian Econometric Society (TIES), held at Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University, Katra, Jammu & Kashmir from 7th to 9th March 2018
  • Presented a paper on “Impact of Labour Attributes and Probability of Employability in the Indian Manufacturing Sector — an Interstate Analysis” in an international conference on “India after 25 years of economic reforms?” held at the Department of Economics, Central University of Kerala, Kasaragod from 1st to 3rd March, 2018


  • [March 2023] Received a research grant of Rs. 436,000 from the Indian Council of Social Science Research (ICSSR), Government of India for constructing a workforce diversity index for Indian manufacturing industries.
  • [March 2023] Received best paper award at the 63rd annual conference of Indian society of labour economics (ISLE) held at Rajiv Gandhi Central University, Itanagar, Arunachal Pradesh, India.