Our Faculty

Renjith R

Assistant Professor
  •  PhD in Economics from Department of Humanities and Social Sciences, Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Madras
  •  Masters in Economics from Central University of Kerala (CUK)
  •  Bachelors in Economics from St.Pius X College affiliated to Kannur University

Dr. Renjith R is working as Assistant Professor of Economics in Indian Institute of Management Ranchi. His area of interest includes Economic Geography, Foreign Direct investment and Industrial Economics. His research papers have been published in different national and international journals.

Teaching Areas

  • Microeconomics
  • Industrial Economics
  • International Finance and Trade

Research Area

  • Economic Geography
  • Industrial Economics
  • International Finance and Trade


    Journal Articles
    • The never-ending debate: do FDI influence institutional change? Evidence from India and Partner Countries (Co-authored with Khushboo Kumari), Journal of Policy Modeling, 2024.
    • Renjith Ramachandran (2023) Caste Affiliation of Establishment Owners and Access to Finance: Evidence From Jharkhand. AsianEconomics Letters.
    • In-house R&D, Importing Technology and R&D Tax Credit on the Productivity of Manufacturing Industry: Evidence from India. (Co-authored with Baiju Pallayil and Sunil Kumar Ambrammal), Studies in Microeconomics, 2023.
    • Renjith Ramachandran (2022) Booming Foreign Direct Investment in R&D: Sectoral and Regional Composition, Economic and Political Weekly.
    • Country of origin and industry FDI agglomeration of MNEs: evidence from India (Co-authored with Subash Sasidharan), Transnational Corporations Review, 2022.
    • Colocation of Formal and Informal Manufacturing and Firm Performance: Evidence from India. (Co-authored with Subash Sasidharan), The Indian Economic Journal, 2021.
    • Agglomeration and productivity: Evidence from Indian manufacturing, (Co-authored with Ketan Reddy and Subash Sasidharan) Studies in Microeconomics, 2020.
    • Foreign Direct Investment and industrial agglomeration: Evidence from India (Co-authored with Subash Sasidharan and Nadia Doytch), Economic Systems, 2020.
    Book Chapters
    • Persisting Industrial Concentration and Signs of Industrial Dispersion: Evidence from Formal and Informal Manufacturing Sector. In Informal Economy and Sustainable Development Goals: Ideas, Interventions and Challenges, 99–126. doi:10.1108/978-1-83753-980-220241006 (Emerald)
    Op-Eds/Columns in Financial Dailies/ Newspapers
    • UNNATI-2024: Re-igniting Uttar Poorva’s industrial Engine, The Statesman. 23rd March 2024. (With Amarendu Nandy)
    • ICSSR Short-Term Project on “Impact of Government Programs and Policies on Start-ups in Banglore” (2024)
    • ADBI Project on “Global Value Chains, Employment and Wage Inequality: A Study of Indian Manufacturing” (2024)