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Department of Economics

 
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Department of Economics

Establishment / mile stones: 1945
Post Graduate Course: 1st June 1666

Sr.No. Name Quantity
1 Computer 1
2 Printer 1
3 Internet Facility for Faculty and Students

Teaching

Dr W.V.Sawant
Dr.W.V.Sawant
Associate Professor & Head
M.A., M.Phil., Ph.D.
R_A_Sartape
Dr. R.A. Sartape
Assistant Professor
M.A., Ph.D.,NET
Dr Dinesh Mashrankar
Dr.Dinesh.S.Mashrankar
Assistant Professor
M.A., M. Phil., Ph.D., SET

Ex Teaching Faculty and Head

Staff Member
Dr. Nambudripad
Ex Teaching Faculty and Head
Staff Member
Prof. Tiwade D.T
Ex Teaching Faculty and Head
Staff Member
Prof. Bhanage B.S.
Ex Teaching Faculty and Head
Staff Member
Menon I.R.J.
Ex Teaching Faculty and Head
Staff Member
Shalini Menon
Ex Teaching Faculty and Head
Staff Member
Halabe J.V.
Ex Teaching Faculty and Head

Visiting Faculty

Staff Member
Dr. V.B.Kakade
Professor& Ex. Head, Dept. of Economics, Shivaji University, Kolhapur
M.A., M.A., M.Phil., Ph.D
Staff Member
Dr. M. S. Deshmukh
Professor, Dept. of Economics, Shivaji University, Kolhapur
M.A., Ph.D., SET
 Program- B.A. Course- Economics (Choice Based Credit System – CBCS)

Class, Paper Title and Semester Course Nomenclature Type (Optional, Elective, Compulsory, etc)
Class Paper Title Sem.
F.Y.B.A (Applicable From Academic Year 2016 – 2017) Economics Paper I Sem. I Micro Economics -I Compulsory
Economics Paper I Sem. II Macro Economics- I
S.Y.B.A(Applicable From Academic Year 2017 – 2018) Economics paper- III Sem. III Micro Economics -II Compulsory
Economics paper- IV Indian Economy: Contemporary Concerns
Economics paper- V Sem. IV Macro Economics- II Compulsory
Economics paper- VI Development Issues of Maharashtra’s Economy
T.Y.B.A Course Structure (Applicable From Academic Year 2018 – 2019) Eco. Paper – VII Sem. V Microeconomics – III Compulsory
Eco. Paper – VIII Economics of Development
Eco. Paper – IX Agriculture & Co-Operation (In Place of Rural Economics) Elective
Eco. Paper – X Research Methodology
Eco. Paper – XI Environmental Economics
Eco. Paper – XII History of Economic Thought
Eco. Paper – XIII Sem. VI Macro Economics- III Compulsory
Eco. Paper – XIV International Economics
Eco. Paper – XV Agriculture & Co-Operation -I (In Place Of Rural Economics) Elective
Eco. Paper – XVI Research Methodology
Eco. Paper – XVII Indian Economic Thought
Eco. Paper – XVIII International Trade , Policy & Practice

 PG Program- M.A.Course- Economics(Choice Based Credit System – CBCS)

Class, Paper Title and Semester Course Nomenclature Type (Optional, Elective, Compulsory, etc)
Class Paper Title Sem.
M.A. Part – I(Applicable From Academic Year 2016 – 2017) Paper- I Sem. I Micro Economics -I Compulsory
Paper – II Macro Economics-I
Paper -III Statistical Methods in Economics
Paper – IV Economics of Development -I
Paper- I Sem-II Public Economics
Paper – II Mathematical Techniques for Economists Credits
Paper -III Micro Economics -II
Paper -IV Macro Economics -II
M.A. Part – II(Applicable From Academic Year 2017 – 2018) Paper- I Sem. III International Trade: Theory and Policy Elective
Paper – II Economics of Agricultural Production and Rural Markets
Paper -III Economics of Labour Markets
Paper -IV Agricultural Development and Policy
Paper -V Environmental Economics
Paper- I Sem. IV Economics of Human Development Elective Interdisciplinary
Paper – II Demography: Theory And Basic Analysis Elective Ability Enhancement Skills
PROJECT PROJECT

 Dr.W.V.Sawant

Specialization- Industrial Economics, Macro Economics,Development Economics, International Economics
Area of research-Industrial Economics

Journals No. of published papers
International Journal (ISSN) 08
State Publications 04
Reference Books 02

Attendent and Paper Presentation of Various Conferences/ Seminars/ Workshops:

State Level 01
National 07
International Level 04

Achievements-
Successfully Completed Three Minor Research Project Funding by Mumbai University
Recognized as Ph.D Guide of Mumbai University, Tilak Maharashtra Open University, Pune, JJTU University, Rajasthan Member of Board of Studies – 2005 to 2010 & 2010 to 2015
Member of Local Inspection Committee ,Mumbai University, Mumbai
Research Committee Member of University of Mumbai
Convener of Syllabus Committee, M.A. Part I & II Economics
Chairman of M.A. Economics Examination- 2011-12 To 2012-13
Chairman of Vigilance Squad of Q Zone Devrukh to Guhagar
Vice Chancellor Nominee
Member of Vidyasamiti
Member of Fuculty of Arts & Science University of Mumbai
Panel Paper Setter & Moderator in M.P.S.C., Govt. of Maharashtra
Penal Examiner and Moderator M.A. Examination, Shivaji University, Kolhapur.
External Refree of Shivaji University, Kolhapur, Savitribai Phule Pune University, Pune, Tilak Maharashtra Open University, Pune , Nagapur University, Nagpur

 Dr. R.A. Sartape

Specialization- Micro Economics, Statistical Economics, Mathematics Economics
Area of research- Welfare Economics

No of research papers-

Journals No. of published papers
International Journal (ISSN) 04
State Publications 04
Published in Books(ISBN) 05

Attendent and Paper Presentation of Various Conferences/ Seminars/ Workshops:

State Level 01
National 07
International Level 04

Achievements
Successfully Completed Two Minor Research Project Funding by Mumbai University
Paper Setter Penal M.A. Examination, Mumbai University

 Dr.Dinesh.S.Mashrankar

Specialization- Agriculture Economics, Macro Economics,Public Economics, Environmental Economics

Area of research- Agriculture Economics, Public Finance

No of research papers-

Journals No. of Papers
International Journal (ISSN) 01
State Publications 04
Published in Books(ISBN) 02

Attendent and Paper Presentation of Various Conferences/ Seminars/ Workshops:

State Level 08
National 07

Vidya Samiti – Constitution with members
Sr. No. Name
1 Dr.W.V.Sawant (HOD) Chairman
2 Dr.R.A.Sartape Member
3 Dr. Dinesh .S. Mashrankar Member
4 Dr. Gajanan S.Ghode External Expert (Fisheries College, Ratnagiri)
5 Miss. Naik Rupali Suhas M.A. Student Representative
6 Miss. Dhanavade Shital Santosh M.A. Student Representative
7 Mr. Thakur Sudarshan Vinayak B.A. Student Representative
8 Miss. Sawnat Tejaswini Satappa B.A Student Represntative
Sr Name Detail
1 Miss.Mamtaben Mudrale Advocate
2 Mr.Jitrendra Bomble Asst.Professor
3 Mr.Vinod Buvad Asst.Professor
4 Miss. Pramila Kulye Head Master
5 Miss Poonam Ahire Actress

Student Support Facilities – such as departmental library / remedial-bridge courses, e-study material, departmental scholarships, research guidance, etc.

 B.A. Course- Economics (Choice Based Credit System – CBCS)

F.Y.B.A. ECONOMICS
Syllabus for F.Y.B.A Macro Economics
As Per Choice Based Credit System (CBCS)
To Be Revise with Effect From the Academic Year 2016 – 2017
F.Y.B.A. ECONOMICS (PAPER II)
SEMISTER II
MACRO ECONOMICS

Objective & Outcome: This course is designed to introduce the student to the basic building blocks of macroeconomics. Using an open economy framework, the course develops an understanding of the constituents of the open economy. The student should be able to build on these constituents in the later years so as to be able to analyze macroeconomic policies

S.Y.B.A.
SEMESTER III (Academic Year 2017-18)
Semester – III MICROECONOMICS –II

Objective & Outcome: The Course is designed to develop the student’s understanding of basic tools of microeconomic analysis. It builds on the material covered in semester 1 and is designed to help the student apply microeconomics to the real world.

SEMESTER IV MACROECONOMICS –II

Objective & Outcome: This paper is designed to build on the understanding of basic macroeconomic identity introduced in SEM II. The various components are detailed here in the context of a closed economy. The objective is to enable the student to understand how interest rate and income level are determined in a closed economy and how policy may affect these outcomes.

S.Y.B.A. SEMESTER III & IV
Semester III

Paper IV: Indian Economy: Contemporary Concerns
This paper will cover the material in the Economic Survey of the Government of India for that academic year. After the publication of the Economic Survey, the Board of Studies on Economics will finalize four topics from the Survey to be taught in that year. The topics for the year 2017-18 will be chapters 3,5,6,9 and 10 to be classified into four modules.

Semester IV

PAPER VI DEVELOPMENT ISSUES OF MAHARASHTRA’S ECONOMY
In Semester III, students will study the contemporary economic issues with respect to Indian economy in the context of Economic Survey of the Government of India while in Semester IV, students will study the Development Issues of Maharashtra’s Economy in the context of Report of The High Level Committee on Balanced Regional Development Issues in Maharashtra, Planning Department, Government of Maharashtra, 2013.

T.Y.B.A.
Revised Syllabus Sem. V & Sem. VI

(As per Credit Based Semester and Grading System with effect from the academic year 2013–2014)
Objective & Outcome: The study of Economics has gained importance in the era of globalization because of sustained interest of the developing countries in restructuring their economies to greater diversity, efficiency and priorities. Accordingly, syllabus has been revised in view to understand recent trends in economics .The Board of Studies in Economics has revised the syllabi of papers at the TYBA which will be made effective from the Academic Year 2013-14. In this revision, some of the existing optional papers have been replaced by new papers. A broad overview of the structure, followed by the syllabi of individual papers, is given below.

Paper – IV Advanced Economic Theory, SEM V & VI

Objective & Outcome: The Course deals with two areas of Economics viz. Microeconomics and Macroeconomics. Macroeconomics also covers International Economics, Open- economy macroeconomics and Public Economics.
Semester – V course covers only microeconomics including unit iv on Information Economics.
Public good games is a new topic introduced in game theory in Unit One, however other aspects
of the oligopoly market, which students have already studied in FYBA were deleted. In Unit Three, two more topics were introduced. They are Kaldor-Hicks compensation principle and Arrow’s Impossibility Theorem. Incorporation of these two topics will definitely help the students to improve their understanding of welfare economics.
Semester –VI course covers various dimensions of Macroeconomics. Unit one deals with ISLM
model in detail, Unit Two deals with International Economics and is enriched by introducing various concepts of terms of trade viz. net barter, gross barter and income terms of trade; Unit Three deals with Open Economy Macroeconomics. In this unit Components of the Balance of Payments is added. Unit Four is entirely devoted to Public Economics. Incorporation of new topics such as the Coase theorem; concepts of impact, incidence and shifting of a tax and concepts of tax incidence developed by Dalton and Musgrave will help to improve applicability of the subject.

Paper – V Growth and Development SEM .V & VI

Objective & Outcome: The two papers on growth and development aim at introducing concepts, theories, processes and policies regarding growth and development. The meaning of development as it has evolved over the years is clarified. The contemporary as well as classical theories of growth, development and underdevelopment are considered in detail. Theories and issues related to population, poverty and human resources are considered. Urban and rural aspects of the development process are studied and so too are the international aspects of development. The approach has been to cover all important areas of development economics.

Paper –VII Research Methodology Sem-V & VI

Objective & Outcome: The central focus of this course is an introductory study of the concepts, principles and methods of economic research. The course focuses on the logic of social science research and on practical problems of applying quantitative and qualitative methods in the process of formulating research questions. The primary goal is to strengthen student’s critical thinking and reasoning skills at planning economic research and to enable them to communicate research results competently. The study equips the students with the basic understanding of the research methodology and provides an insight into the application of modern analytical tools and techniques for the purpose of economic decision making. The course will provide students an opportunity to learn how to collect and analyze primary and secondary data. Methods covered include interview design and technique, case study method and also a study of secondary data sources. Computer Applications to research analysis and tools commonly used in research are introduced to sharpen the analytical and presentation skills of the learner.
The course is to be taught in two parts in the fifth and sixth semester of final year B.A. degree
course in Economics. The entire course is to be conducted from an interdisciplinary perspective.
The first part covers the structure of research and theory construction, types of research as well
as the main issues of data gathering and data quality and learning of basic statistical tools. The Second part provides an overview of the main methodological problems of quantitative and qualitative analysis, an introduction to hypothesis formulation, testing of hypotheses and illustrates the usage of different approaches and application of computers in recent empirical social research. The course work of this paper will be taught in each semester. There are four units in each semester and each unit will be taught in 10 contact hours. The contact hours allotted to individual unit are notional and are adjustable to the total contact hours. In addition, a learner is expected to undertake practice on quantitative techniques and carry out computer practical exercise to grasp the nuance of fundamental statistical analysis using computers. The contact tools like discussion, group work, seminar, use of web resources and library resources are to be extensively used for teaching this paper. Hands on experience on web search, Practical sessions in the computer laboratory and Library sessions and are inbuilt requisites of this course.

Paper- VIII International Economics: Theory and Policy Sem-V & VI

Objective & Outcome:
The course is designed to provide a general understanding of the fundamentals of international economic theory along with the current trends and tendencies of the global macro economy and international relations. Thus, the principal objectives of the course are to secure a complete knowledge of international trade theories (old and new); to analyze trade policy tools and their effects; to understand international movements of factors and the most relevant destinations; to provide an overview of the working of foreign exchange markets; to introduce the main features of the international economic institutions and to enable an understanding of some of the economic crises in recent times so as to draw lessons from the same for developing countries like India.

Paper- IX Export Management, Sem-V & VI

Objective & Outcome: India is fast emerging as prominent exporter in rapidly expanding world market as a result of several promotion measures of the Government of India and its protracted efforts to shift the emphasis from traditional and nontraditional items to suit the sentiments of foreign markets. The course provides a deep understanding about the broad principles and concepts students to preparing the relevance trade agreements; tapping foreign markets, export pricing finance export promotion and documents and procedures incentives the contents of the paper spread over different units.

 M.A. ECONOMICS (As Per Choice Based Credit System (CBCS) With Effect from the Academic Year 2016-17)

M.A. Part – II SEMESTER III
Electives Paper
Paper – I International Trade: Theory and Policy

Objective & Outcome: This course is designed to introduce the student to the basic building blocks of macroeconomics. Using an open economy framework, the course develops an understanding of the constituents of the open economy. The student should be able to build on these constituents in the later years so as to be able to analyze macroeconomic policies.

Paper – II Economics of Agricultural Production and Rural Markets

Objective & Outcome: This course would helpful to understand the various types of relationships in agriculture: factors and products, problems of instability in production, the functioning of and imperfections in credit markets, labour markets, and land markets.

Paper – III Economics of Labour Markets

Objective & Outcome: Labour market issues are important for students of Micro, Macro, and Industrial Economics. The course sheds light on a range of new developments and a host of issues studied by generations of labour market experts. It captures the interplay of various factors in the labour market by describing demand/supply aspects, wages, employment, and unemployment, the cost of labour, workers’ participation and impact of new labour policies in the labour market. The course will be offered in the third semester.

Paper – IV Agricultural Development and Policy

Objective & Outcome: This course aims to enhance the students’ understanding of agricultural development. Starting from basic questions like what factors lead to agricultural development or why does the share of agriculture in GDP go down once economies start developing, the course tries to enhance the students’ awareness on contemporary debates in the literature, and leads them to analysis of current governmental policies and strategies for surviving in the globalizing world. Questions to be asked for the post 1980 period.

Paper – V Environmental Economics

Objective & Outcome: This course is designed to introduce students to key contemporary issues in environmental economics and equip them with the tools and methodologies that are in general applied to analyze environmental problems and policies. An attempt will be made to discuss the currently debated environmental problems and policies in India and other countries.

M.A. Part – II SEMESTER IV
Paper – I Economics of Human Development (Interdisciplinary/Cross Studies)

Objective & Outcome : This course on the Economics of Human Development focuses on the widely- accepted global perspective of viewing development as the expansion of people’s capabilities, capacities and choices. This people-centric analytical framework for designing and assessing public policy interventions has several implications at macro and micro levels both nationally as well as internationally. This elective has a relatively strong applied component specifically in relation to India that is in-built into each module.
Non-Standard Evaluation Pattern: The evaluation is done through 40 marks of continuous evaluation and a 60 marks end-semester examination. The 40 marks evaluation will consist of a mid-term examination of 20 marks (two questions to be attempted over one hour) and a project of 20 marks on Modules 3 and 4. The project topics will be announced by the 4th teaching week of the semester and the projects should be in by the 10th teaching week. All modules will carry equal weight for the three hour end-semester examination.

Paper –II Demography: Theory and Basic Analysis (Ability Enhancement Skills)

Objective & Outcome: The course is designed to provide an understanding of demographic processes including an in-depth knowledge of linkages between population and economic development. It introduces major developments in demographic concepts by highlighting the sources of demographic data, fertility, mortality, and migration and population projection