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Assistant Professor & Co – Chair – Accounting, Economics and Finance Area


Accounting, Economics and Finance

Pursuing FPM in Economics (XLRI, Jamshedpur), M.A. Economics (Christ University, Bangalore),B.Sc. Economics Hons. (St. Xavier’s College, Kolkata)

Date of Joining:

17th Aug 2020


  • Cledwyn Fernandez is pursuing his Ph.D. in Economics from XLRI, Xavier School of Management. His thesis title is: ‘Essays on the economics of the postal industry’. He has completed his graduation in Economics from St. Xavier’s College, Kolkata and his post-graduation in Economics from Christ University, Bangalore. He received a Gold Medal for achieving the first rank in his post-graduation degree.


  • Managerial Economics
  • Macroeconomics


  • Development Economics, Public Policy, Applied Microeconomics



  • Ray, R., & Fernandez, C. (2019). Does India’s growth matter? Evidence from the SAARC nations. Journal of Public Affairs, 19(2), e1909. (ABDC – B)
  • Sharma, S., & Fernandez, C. (2018). Cash, Demonetisation and the Informal Economy in India. World Economics, 19(2), 13-40. (ABDC-B)
  • Book Review

  • Fernandez, C. (2017). The paradox of choice: why more is less. Vikalpa, 42(4), 265-267.
  • Fernandez, C. (2018). Macroeconomics of Post‐reform India. Journal of Public Affairs, 18(2), e1684. (ABDC-B)
  • Project

  • Evaluation of State Finances for Jharkhand, 15th Finance Commission, Government of India (co-authors: Santanu Gupta, Abhishek Chakraborty, Suma Damodaran)

Conferences and Workshops

  • Markets, Policies, and Economic Design, 2020 (Journal of Public Economic Theory & Journal of Mathematical Economics)
  • 14th Annual Conference on Economic Growth and Development (ISI-Delhi)
  • 14th International Conference on Public Policy (Centre for Public Policy, IIM Bangalore)
  • New Directions in Economic Theory and Empirical Economics (IIM Calcutta)
  • International Conference on Financial Markets and Corporate Finance 2018 (IIT Kanpur)


  • Gold Medalist in M.A. Economics
  • Case Centre Scholarship for the case titled: ‘The Paradox of Passion: The journey of Lifecraft’ from the Case Centre, UK.
  • Doctoral Grant Award (2019), Centre for Public Policy, Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore

Media Coverage

  • Not Applicable