Dr. GOVINDAPURAM SURESH
Specialization Areas: development economics, agricultural, rural, urban, and socio-economic issues,
especially poverty, inequality, and discrimination aspects
Dr. Suresh is an Assistant Professor in the area of Economics at the VIT- AP School of Business (VSB), VIT-AP University, Andhra Pradesh. He did Integrated MA in Economics from the University of Hyderabad. During his MA he did Summer Internship Program with NABARD. Recently he finished his Ph.D. at the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Tirupati, Andhra Pradesh. His area of interest includes Development economics, agricultural, rural, urban, and socio-economic issues, especially poverty, inequality, and discrimination aspects.
☆ Govindapuram, S., Bhupatiraju, S and Sirohi, R.A. (2022) “Determinants of Women’s Financial Inclusion: Evidence from India”, Annals of Public and Cooperative Economics, https://doi.org/10.1111/apce.12376
☆ “COVID-19: Policy Interventions and Socio-economic Impact in Andhra Pradesh, India,” MPRA Paper 100501, University Library of Munich, Germany (Co-authored) https://mpra.ub.uni-muenchen.de/100501/1/MPRA_paper_100501.pdf
☆ Govindapuram, S. (2021). “Financial Inclusion and Fertility: An Empirical Investigation”, presented at the Global Health Governance Conference, Rethinking Economics India Network and Young Scholars Initiative (South Asia Working Group) as part of the RE India’s Annual Event (Dialogues on Economic Realities Global Conference on Innovations in Management and Business, July 27-28.
☆ Govindapuram, S. (2019). “Farmers Access and Choice of Agricultural Credit”, presented at the International Conference on Operations Research and Decision Sciences 2019 (ICORDS), Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Vizag, Andhra Pradesh, December 28-30
☆ Govindapuram, S. (2019). “Beyond Productivity and Populism: Reimagining India’s Agricultural and Rural Policies”, presented at the 2nd NRAS National Policy Conference, IIT Delhi, September 26-28.
☆ Govindapuram, S. (2017). “Caste Based Discrimination in State Support Food Programs” presented at the Two-Day National Seminar on Land Alienation and Food Insecurity, Karnataka Central University, Gulbarga, Karnataka.
Prizes, Awards & Fellowships
☆ Ministry of Education Doctoral Fellowship (HTRA) for pursuing a Ph.D. at IIT Tirupati
☆ UGC NET Economics
☆ Selected for NFSC (National Fellowship) June 2020
☆ CBSE Merit Scholarship for Five Years (2011-16)