About Us

Name : Dr. Triptendu Prakash Ghosh

Function : Assistant Professor

Email : tpghosh@iift.edu

Qualification

B. Sc. (Hons. (Economics), University of Calcutta: 1991

MA (Economics), Center or Economic Studies and Planning, School of Social Sciences, Jawaharlal Nehru University (CESP/SSS/JNU), New Delhi: 1993

M.Phil., Dept. of Economics, Jadavpur University, Calcutta, on “Evolution of Merchant Banking in India”: 1995

Ph. D., Dept. of Economics, Jadavpur University, Kolkata, on “New Capital Issues Market and the Initial Public Offerings in India in the Post-Liberalization Period”: 2008

Areas of Interest / Specialization

Includes subjects (for teaching) and/or areas (for research) like Financial Management, Derivatives and Risk Management, Fixed Income Securities, Infrastructure Financing, Securities Analysis & Portfolio Management, Excel Spreadsheet Modeling in Finance, Performance and Corporate Governance of Family Firms, Financial Markets and Institutions.

I teach (or have taught) the following courses to the students of IIFT enrolled in various programmes [MBA(IB) full-time in Kolkata Campus and Delhi Campus, MBA(IB) Part-Time in Kolkata Campus, EPGDIB(VSAT), MBA(IB) Part Time in Dar Es Salam (Tanzania), and EPGDCFM in Delhi Campus]:

• Financial Management (FM) [MBA(IB) FT & PT in Kolkata Campus]

• Fixed Income Securities Analytics (FISA) [MBA(IB) FT in Kolkata and Delhi Campus]

• Security Analysis & Portfolio Management (SAPM) [MBA(IB) PT in Kolkata Campus]

• Behavioral Finance (BF) [EPGDCFM in Delhi Campus]

• Global Sourcing and Business Development (GSBD) [MBA(IB) in Dar Es Salam, and EPGDIB(VSAT)]

• Advances Corporate and International Finance (ACIF) (An elective, taught to the Ph D 2009 batch as part of Course Work)

• Financial Derivatives and Risk Management (FDRM) [MBA(IB) PT in Delhi Campus] (Note: I have not been teaching this course since 2007).

• Business Statistics (BS) [MBA(IB) ONGC & MBA(IB) PT (two batches) at Delhi Campus, MBA(IB) FT first batch (2006-08) of Kolkata Campus] (Note: I have stopped teaching this course since 2007).

Work Experience

I started as a Junior Research Fellow of UGC at Jadavpur University, followed by Senior Research Fellow of the same university. Then I joined a public sector bank as an Economist (in the scale of a Manager), and then to a Development Finance Institution (DFI) as a Manager (Finance). In these two financial institutions I worked in areas like asset-liability management, risk management, project financing, infrastructure financing, industry and company analysis, policy analysis (impact of monetary policy on the business of bank/financial institution) etc. as been into teaching since 2002.

The details are:

• Junior Research Fellow (JRF): January 1994 – January 1996

• Senior Research Fellow (SRF): January 1996 – August 1997

• Manager (Economist) – Scale-II, Vijaya Bank: August 1997 – October 1999

• Manager (Finance), IFCI Ltd.: October 1999 – August 2002

• Faculty at IILM, Lodhi Road, New Delhi: August 2002 – July 2004

• Assistant Professor, IIFT: July 2004 – Till date

Publications

  •  Value Chain Analysis of Marine Fishery Sector in West Bengal – sponsored by IFAD, World Food Programme – completed in 2008 – involved as the Team Leader.
  • A WTO Cell to advise the Government of West Bengal has been created at the Kolkata Campus in 2007 with seed money provided by the Govt. of West Bengal to advise iskenderun escort the Government of West Bengal on matters related to foreign trade, WTO and specific sectors of the state’s economy. Involved in the process as a team member – continuing.
  •  Participated actively in Entrepreneurship Development in the Greater Mekong System (GMS) Region and participated as a resource person & faculty & organizer in the programme organized in Phnom Penh, Cambodia in January 2009.
  •  Value Chain and Export Competitiveness of India’s Handicrafts (select items), sponsored by the Office of the Development Commissioner (Handicrafts), Ministry of Textiles, Government of India – completed in January 2010.
  •  Monitoring of Indo-Singapore CECA (Comprehensive Economic Cooperation Agreement) – project sponsored by the Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Government of India – involved as the Team Leader – continuing.
  •  Analysis of Handicrafts Exports of Vietnam – sponsored by the Office of the Development Commissioner (Handicrafts), Ministry of Textiles, Government of India – completed in January 2011.
  •  SPS barriers to India’s exports of fresh fruits, vegetables and fish and fish products – for the Planning Commission, Govt. of India – completed in 2006.
  •  Indo-ASEAN FTA and the Threats and Opportunities for West Bengal – supported by FICCI – completed in 2008.
  •  India-EU FTA – advisor to the Government of West Bengal in Stakeholder Consultation Meetings organized by UNCTAD India – completed in 2009.
  •  Geographical Identification of Products in West Bengal – sponsored by the Department of Commerce and Industry, Government of West Bengal – completed in 2009.
  •  Identification of Sources of Competitiveness of China in Exports of Engineering Goods, and Recommendations for Indian Engineering Goods Sector – sponsored by Engineering Export Promotion Council (EEPC) – completed in 2010.
  •  Export Orientation of Fresh Water Aquaculture in West Bengal – sponsored by ECODEV Consultancy Private Limited, a local NGO – completed in November 2007.
  •  Providing Negotiating Inputs to the Trade Negotiation Committee (TNC), Ministry of Commerce & Industry, Government of India, in respect of India’s FTA (in goods) with Malaysia – sponsored by the Ministry of Commerce & Industry, Government of India – completed in 2010.
  •  Providing Negotiating Inputs to the Trade Negotiation Committee (TNC), Ministry of Commerce & Industry, Government of India, in respect of India’s FTA (in Services & Investments) with ASEAN – sponsored by the Ministry of Commerce & Industry, Government of India – co

Professional / Academic Affiliations

Was/ has been involved during the last four years in research projects like