Dr. Steven Raj Padakandla

Dr. Steven Raj Padakandla

Assistant Professor (Economics) – General Management & Area Chairperson – General Management

Ph.D (Economics)

  • Macro Economics
  • International Trade
  • Public Policy
  • Environmental Economics
  • Developmental Economics

Contact Details:040-3046 1658
Email: pstevenraj@imthyderabad.edu.in

Dr. Steven Raj is Assistant Professor (Economics & Strategy) at IMT- Hyderabad. He hold Masters Degree in Economics from University of Hyderabad and Ph.D in Economics from Andhra University. Dr. Steven’s thesis focused on Indian agriculture whereby he studied the impact of climate change on crop yields in Andhra Pradesh.

Dr. Steven has rich experience with leading corporates and economic think-tanks and brings in the industry perspective to economic theories and models. Prior to joining IMT Hyderabad, he was associated with the Centre for Economic and Social Studies (CESS), Hyderabad as Sr. Research Associate in the Division for Sustainable Development. Dr. Steven specializes in macroeconomic and developmental research with special focus on environmental and agrarian issues. He has published research papers in various journals.

Research Papers

  • Padakandla, S.R, 2016, “Climate Sensitivity of Crop Yields in the former state of Andhra Pradesh, India”, Ecological Indicators 70 (2016) 431–438 (Impact Factor of 3.19)http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ecolind.2016.06.008
  • M Gopinath Reddy, B Suresh Reddy and Steven Raj Padakandla, (2015) “Biofuels Production through food and fodder crops: Is it a viable option for sustainable energy security? Reflections from field in the Indian state of Madhya Pradesh, Decision, Springer, Volume 42, Issue 2 (2015), Page 173-, DOI 10.1007/s40622-015-0085-1
  • Srinivas Sajja, L V Prasad, P Steven Raj (2015) “Development, Displacement and Livelihoods: A Case study of KSEZ” in “Small experiments in Sustainability: Agriculture and Water” Eds by Srinivas Sajja and Shamuel Tharu, Trans-knowledge Book Company, New Delhi.
  • M. Gopinath Reddy, B. Suresh Reddy and Steven Raj Padakandla (2014) “Reduction in GHG Emissions through Sustainable production of Biofuels: Is it a viable option? A review of experiences” CESS Working Paper 136