Dr. Mou Roy

M.Sc., M.Phil. (C.U.), Ph.D. (J.U.)

Associate Professor & Head

Department of Economics

About me

Designation: Associate Professor and Head of the Department, Economics, Lady Brabourne College
Email id: rmou_10apr@yahoo.co.in
Educational Qualification: M.Sc.(C.U.) , M. Phil. (C.U.) , Ph. D. (J.U.)
Teaching Experience: 21 years in undergraduate level (Honours and General )
Research Experience: 14 years
Area of Specialization: Microconomic Theory, Statistics and Econometrics, Mathematical Economics
Area of Research: Social Sector, Labour, Gender
Research Activities:

  • Dissertation for obtaining the M.Phil degree under University of Calcutta  entitled “Value Theory – Transition from Hegel to Marx” in 1989.
  • Thesis for obtaining the Ph.D degree under Jadavpur University entitled “Economic Aspects of Education and Employment in West Bengal (1981 – 1991) in 2005.
  • UGC sponsored Major Research project (as Co-investigator) entitled “Pattern of Child labour in West Bengal and its relation with the level of development” during 2000 – 2003.
  • UGC sponsored Minor Research project (as Principal -investigator) entitled “Social Sector in India” during 2014 – 2016.

Member of Academic Bodies:

  • Member, UG Board of Studies of Economics, University of Calcutta during 2008 – 2017.
  • Member, UG Board of Studies of Economics, Ramakrishna Mission Residential College (Autonomous) during 2012 – 2017. 
  • Joint Secretary, Bengal Economic Association, (2011 – 2014) , (2017 – 2020)

Publications

  • “Women, Empowerment and Development in the context of gendered labour market in India”, Artha Beekshan, (forthcoming).
  • “Women, Work and Empowerment in Women’s Journey Towards Empowerment: A Myth or a Reality”, (2018), Towards Freedom, ISBN- 978-81-8206-073-9.
  • “Maternal and Child Health in India in the Post-reform Period”, Artha Beekshan Vol 26, No. 1 – 2, June 2017 – September 2017, ISSN - 0972-1185.
  • “The State of Health in West Bengal in the Post- reform  Period”, Journal of Social Sciences, Lady Brabourne College, (Peer Reviewed) 2016, ISSN- 2231-3400.
  •    “Maternity Benefit Enjoyed by Women Workers of Organised Sector in India” in Book titled The     Other Universe: An Anthology of Women’s Studies by Setu Prakashani, (Peer Reviewed), 2015, ISBN 10 - 9830677731.
  • “Globalisation – Traditional and Modern , Journal of Social Sciences, Lady Brabourne College, (Peer Reviewed) 2011, ISSN- 2231-3400.
  •   “Prantik Mahila Sramik”, Bhorai, January 2009, ISSN – 0974-2565
  • “Gender Disparity in the Pattern of Employment of Rural Child Labour: A District Level Study”, Artha Beekshan,Vol 15, No. 2, September 2006, ISSN 2231-3400 (co-authored).
  • “Human development Index for the districts of West Bengal”, Artha Beekshan,Vol 13, No. 1, June 2004, ISSN 2231-3400 (co-authored).

       Resource Person: (since 2010)

  • Judge of the Inter-college Paper presentation event by students on “Environment and Inclusive Growth” in Confluence 2016, St Xavier’s College, Kolkata.
  • Judge of the Inter-college Paper presentation event by students on “Employment Expectations at the Current Investment Scenario”, in Conjecture 2016, Ramakrishna Mission Residential College (Autonomous).
  • Judge of the Inter-college Paper presentation event by students on “India’s War against Inflation” in Conjecture 2016, Ramakrishna Mission Residential College (Autonomous).
  • Chairperson in UGC-CPE sponsored National seminar on Environment, Ethics and Evaluation organized by Bijoy Krishna Girls’ College, Howrah in 2015.
  • Judge of the Inter-college Paper presentation event by students in Confluence 2014, St Xavier’s College, Kolkata.
  • Invited lecture at a Workshop on Term paper organized by Loreto College, Kolkata in 2014.
  • Invited lecture as a part of Special Lecture Series organized by Srishikshayatan College in 2014.
  • Guest Speaker in a seminar on “Globalisation and Its Impact on Working Women”, organized by All India Bank Employees Association in 2011.
  • Judge of the event “Crisis Management”, at Economic Summit – Confluence 2011, St Xavier’s College, Kolkata.
  • Judge of the Debate session in Inter-college Workshop on “Let’s Talk Bengal”, St Xavier’s College, Kolkata in 2011.
  • Item writer on Economics in Question Bank Project Workshop by Staff Selection Commission (Eastern India), Government of India in 2010.

       Other Academic/Administrative Activities

  • Assignments of University of Calcutta, St. Xavier’s College, Kolkata (Autonomous) and Ramakrishna Mission Residential College, Narendrapur (Autonomous) on paper setting, moderation and examination of answer scripts.
  • Activities as members of organising committees of various seminars organized by the department and college, participation in corporate activities as member IQAC since 2012, member NAAC Core committee, 2014,  member  UGC committee, Disciplinary committee, Joint treasurer, college funds and Convenor, Students’ Council.