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RAJASULOCHANA S

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR

Area:

Finance

Edu:

MA, Ph.D

Biography

  • Rajasulochana is currently Assistant Professor in the Area of Finance at TAPMI. She did her graduation and post-graduation in Economics from University of Mumbai. She received her PhD degree in Health Economics and Policy from the Department of Humanities and Social Sciences, Indian Institute of Technology Madras. Her research interests include Efficiency and Productivity measurements, Discrete Choice Experiments, Public-Private Partnerships in Health care sector and Education Economics. She has presented her research works at several reputed conferences in India and abroad. She is a reviewer for International Journal of Social Economics.

Teaching

  • Managerial Economics, Macroeconomics, Health Economics and Policy, Economic Policy Analysis, Money Banking and Monetary Policy, Labour Economics
  • Teaching Experience

    2014 onwards: Core faculty at TAPMI

    2007-09: Lecturer, Loyola College (Chennai).

  • Additional Teaching

    Visiting faculty for MA in Public Policy at University of Mumbai (on an honorarium basis)

    Guest Faculty for Health Economics at Prasanna School of Public Health, Manipal, Karnataka.

Research

  • Health Economics and Policy, Public-Private Partnerships in Health care sector, Pedagogy in Management Education
  • Work in Progress

    Education economics

Publications

  • Rajasulochana. S and Chen. P C (2019) Efficiency and Productivity changes in the presence of undesirable outcomes in Emergency Obstetric and Newborn Care, Journal of Policy Modeling, Elsevier Publications.
  • Rajasulochana. S and Matranga. D (2018)   Assessing Congestion in Emergency Obstetric Care in Public Hospitals in Tamil Nadu, Benchmarking: An International Journal, Vol. 25, Issue: 7, pp.2427-2440, https://doi.org/10.1108/BIJ-05-2017-0089.
  • S and Maurya D (2018). “108 in Crisis: Complacency and Compromise Undermine Emergency Services’ Potential”. Economic & Political Weekly Engage, Vol. 53, Issue no 25.
  • Rajasulochana. S and Umakant Dash (2018). “Performance of CEmONC Centres in Public Hospitals of Tamil Nadu: A Case-study”.  Journal of Health Management, 20(3), p 1-15.
  • Sriram. V, Topp. S.M, Schaaf. M, Mishra. A, Flores. W, Rajasulochana. S, and Scott. K (2018) 10 best resources on power in health policy and systems in low- and middle- income countries. Health Policy and Planning, Volume 33, Issue 4, 1 May 2018, Pages 611–621, https://doi.org/10.1093/heapol/czy008.
  • Maurya D, Altaf Virani, & Rajasulochana S (2017), “Horses for Courses: Moving India towards Universal Health Coverage through Targeted Policy Design” Applied Health Economics and Health Policy, 15(6), 733-744.
  • Nagesh Kamat, Ganesh Pai, Surulivel Rajan Mallayasamy, Asha Kamath & Rajasulochana S (2017): Direct costs for nonsurgical management of Chronic Pancreatitis in a tertiary care teaching hospital, Expert Review of Pharmacoeconomics & Outcomes Research, DOI: 10.1080/14737167.2018.1386560.
  • Rajasulochana. S, Nyarko.E, Dash. U and Muraleedharan. V.R (2016) Expectant Mother’s Preferences for Services in Public Hospitals of Tamil Nadu India, Journal of Health Management, 18(2), pages. (Sage Publications).
  • Rajasulochana, S and Dash, U (2013) Efficiency measurement of comprehensive emergency obstetric and newborn care centres of Tamil Nadu, International Journal of Behavioural and Healthcare Research (Inderscience Publishers.
  • Rajasulochana, S and Dash, U (2012) Technical Efficiency in the Comprehensive Emergency Obstetric and Newborn Care centres in Tamil Nadu, Journal of Health Management, 14, 151-160. (Sage Publications).
  • Rajasulochana, S. Dash, U and Muraleedharan, V R (2011) Technical Efficiency and Scale Efficiency of Comprehensive Emergency Obstetric and Newborn Care centres in Tamil Nadu, Proceedings of Indian Health Economics and Policy Analysis Conference, New Delhi ArthaVijňăna (Journal of the Gokhale Institute of Politics & Economics), LIII No 4, 412-422.
  • Rajasulochana, S and Dash, U (2011) Private partners in the Public Health System: Selected Cases from Tamil Nadu, Vol.3, No.1, Journal of Health Sciences, CEHAT publications.

Conferences and Workshops

    Paper Presentation

  • Rajasulochana. S ‘Implications of Resource Allocation on Live Births in Public Hospitals: A Production Frontier approach’, at the International Health Policy Conference, London School of Economics, 16-19th February 2017, London.
  • Rajasulochana.S, Dash.U and Muraleedharan.V.R Expectant Mother’s preferences for services in CEmONC Centres of Tamilnadu, India, at the Health System in Asia: Equity, Governance and Social Impact, 13-16th December 2013, Lee Kuan Yew School, NUS, Singapore.
  • Rajasulochana.S, Dash.U and Muraleedharan.V.R Productivity and Quality changes in CEmONC centres of Tamil Nadu, India at the 9th World Congress of the International Health Economics Association, 7-10th July 2013, Sydney, Australia.
  • Rajasulochana. S and Dash. U an Analytical Framework for Efficiency Measurement: A study based on CEmONC Centres in Tamil Nadu, India, at the 12th Annual International Conference on Health Economics, Management & Policy, 24-27 June 2013, Athens, Greece.
  • Rajasulochana.S, Dash.U and Muraleedharan.V.R Technical and Scale Efficiency of CEmONC Centres across Tamil Nadu paper presented in the Indian Health Economics and Policy Analysis Conference, New Delhi held on 18th and 19th November, 2011.
  • Rajasulochana. S and Dash. U A Conceptual Framework for assessing the Quality of Emergency Obstetric Care paper presented at the tenth development convention on ‘Millennium Development Goals: Performance, Prospects and Challenges For South India’ organized by the Institute of Public Enterprise (IPE), under the aegis of the Indian Council of Social Science Research ( ICSSR), March 3rd and 4th,2011.
  • Rajasulochana. S and Dash. U Private partners in the Public Health System: Selected Cases from Tamil Nadu paper presented at the International Conference on Investment in Human Capital – 8th & 9th February 2010, Department of Economics, Loyola College, Chennai.
  • Rajasulochana. S and Dash. U The Economics behind Public-Private Partnerships (PPPs) in Health Sector paper presented at the National Conference ‘Emerging Health Care Models: Engaging the Private Health Sector’ organized by CEHAT Mumbai, 25th and 26th September 2009.

Awards

  • TAPMI’s Director’s commendation award for significant research in management in 2019.
  • ICCSR Travel Grant for presentation of paper titled “Expectant Mother’s preferences for services in CEmONC Centres of Tamilnadu, India”, at the Health System in Asia: Equity, Governance and Social Impact, 13-16th December 2013, Lee Kuan Yew School, NUS, Singapore.
  • Office of Alumni Travel Grant for presentation of paper titled “Productivity and Quality changes in CEmONC centres of Tamil Nadu, India” at the 9th World Congress of the International Health Economics Association, 7-10th July 2013, Sydney, Australia.
  • IIT Madras Travel Grant for Research Scholar for presentation of paper titled “Efficiency Measurement:  A study based on CEmONC Centres in Tamil Nadu, India” at the 12th Annual International Conference on Health Economics, Management & Policy, 24-27 June 2013, Athens, Greece.

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