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Faculty Profile

THAKKAR, Hiteshkumar Dr
Ph.D., M.A., B.A, GSLET, UGCNET
Assistant Professor of Economics

CONTACT

Email : hthakkar@gnlu.ac.in

Phone : (+91) - +91 -79-23276611/12

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Fax : (+91) - 91 -79-23276611

Teaching / Research Experience

Teaching Experience

  • UG: Over 8 years
  • PG (MBA) : Over 2 years

Area of Research/Interest

Areas of General Interest

  • Global Financial Regulatory System
  • Global Financial Crisis and Global Financial Integration
  • Macro Economics and Money, Banking and Public Finance
  • Law and Economics

Publication

Book Chapters

  • "Challenges of Global Financial Regulatory System: in the Era of Financial Innovation", Chapter 6, pp. 113-127, published in the book "Law and Economics : Breaking New Grounds", ISBN : 978-93-5145-462-5, Eastern Book Company (EBC), 2017.
  • "The Millennial Generation Entrepreneur and insight into sustainability", Chapter 4, pp. 47-58, published in the book "Social Science Higher Education", ISBN:978-81-923353-6-0, HNGU Patan, 2012. (Co-author)
  • "Global financial integration ensures global economic growth : Merely a theoretical approach", Chapter 16, pp. 147-157, Published in the book "Role of Financial Industry in Accelerating Economic Growth", ISBN : 978-81-9237-874-9, Gujarat Technological University, 2014.
  • "The global financial crisis in the backdrop of major economic crises : The role of global financial integration", Chapter 27, pp. 315 -325, Published in the book "Dynamics of International Finance in Global South", ISBN: 978-93-83842-81-0, Excel India Publishers, 2014.
  • "The recent economic crisis: Unleashing the creative economic revolution & the paradigm shift towards a new economic order", Chapter 11, pp. 188-197, published in the book "Recent Advances in Management", ISBN: 978-93-80626-73-4, Prateeksha Publications, 2013. (Co-author)
  • "Good and Services Tax (GST): An integration of Indian Economy with World Economy", Law, Development and Socio-Economic Policy (Challenges in the 21st Century India), Chapter 10, pp. 151-161, ISBN: 93-5028-723-4, Eastern Book Company, 2012.
  • "The hidden facets of Somalian Piracy, Section I, pp. 127-133 "Maritime Security and Piracy : Global Issues, Challenges and Solutions", ISBN: 93-5028-708-0, Eastern Book Company, 2012. (Co-author)
  • "Regulatory reforms in Global Economic System", Section: I, Chapter 3, pp. 21-30 "Management Issue & Options", ISBN: 978-93-5067-056-9, Maratha Mandir's, 2012. (Co-author)
  • "Indian PSEs: An Innovative March Towards Attaining Global Commanding Heights", Chapter 27, pp. 203-212 "Innovation Management and Entrepreneurship", ISBN: 978-81-7446-877-2, Excel Books 2010. 

Journal Articles

  • "Evolution of micro-prudential regulators and macro-prudential regulators in the global financial regulatory system", pp.  408 - 422, International Journal of Public Policy (IJPP), Volume 14, Issue 5/6, 2018. [ISSN online : 1740-0619 & ISSN print : 1740-0600].
  • "Role of BIS in the Strengthening of Cross-Border Financial Regulation in the Global Financial Regulatory System", pp. 51-63,  Amity Journal of Economics, Volume 2, Issue 1, 2017. [ISSN: 2455-9733 (Print)| ISSN: 2456-155X (Online)]
  • "Allocative Inefficiency of Special Drawing Rights (SDRs): Issues and Challenges of International Political Economy", pp. 01-25, FOCUS: Journal of International Business, Volume 4, Issue 2, July-December 2017. [ISSN: 2395-258X]
  • "Whether FSB emerged as an effective International Macro-Prudential Regulator in the Global Financial Architecture?", pp. 109-128, Pacific Business Review International, Volume 10, Issue 5, November 2017. [ISSN: 0974-438X]
  • "Transformation of FSF to FSB as a Macro-Prudential Regulator in the Global Financial Regulatory System: Pre and Post Global Financial Crisis", pp. 109-128, GNLU Journal of Law, Development and Politics, Volume 6, Issue 1, April 2016. [ISSN: 0975-0193]
  • Sarada Chit Fund, Ponzi Scam: A warning signal for under regulated non-banking companies (NBFCS) in Gujarat, pp. 28-56, Gujarat Law Journal, Volume 3, Issue 1, 2014. [ISSN 2249-9644] (Co-author)
  • "Enterprising a Greener Tomorrow: Role of Ecopreneurs", pp. 216-221, Asian Resonance - A Peer-Review Multi-Disciplinary International Research Journal, Volume 2, Issue 3, July 2013. [ISSN No. 0976-8602 ] (Co-author)

Books Edited

  • Editor : "Law and Economics in India: Understanding and Practice", ISBN 978-1-138-68556-7, Taylor & Francis, 2017.
  • Editor : "Economic Analysis of Law: An Indian Perspective", ISBN 978-93-5143-027-8, LexisNexis, 2014.
  • Co-editor : "Maritime Security and Piracy (Global Issues, Challenges and Solutions); ISBN: 93-5028-708-0, Eastern Book Company, 2012.
Conference / Seminar / Workshop

Paper Presentation  

Conferences

  • Presented research paper entitled “Developing an incentive-based economic model for resolving NPAs in a more effective manner : An Law and Economic Approach” in the ‘4th International Conference on Law and Economics’ organized in association with Indian Association of Law and Economics at Gokhale Institute of Politics & Economics, Pune on 15-16 December, 2018.
  • Presented research paper entitled "Jurisprudence and legal foundation in developing Prudential Global Financial Regulatory Framework" in the "GNLU International  Conference on Banking and Finance (GICBF 2018)" jointly organized by Centre for Business & Public Policy (GCBPP) and GNLU Centre for Banking and Financial Laws (GCBFL) on 17 - 18 March, 2018.
  • Presented research paper entitled "Whether India's Fiscal Policy versus Monetary Policy is complementary or competitive in nature?" in the "International Accounting, Finance, Economics and Banking Conference" organized in association with Indian Accounting Association Research Foundation at FLAME University, Pune on 17-18 December 2017.
  • Presented research paper entitled "Allocative inefficiency of Special Drawing Rights (SDRs): Issues and Challenges of International Political Economy" in the "3rd International Conference on Law and Economics" jointly organized by IIMA, IITK and GNLU at IIM Ahmedabad on 18-19 November 2017.
  • Presented research paper entitled "Role of FSB as a Macro-Prudential Regulator in the Global Financial Regulatory System" in the "Second International Conference on Law & Economics" jointly organized by IITK, GNLU and IIMA at IIT Kanpur on 03 - 04 September 2016.
  • Presented research paper entitled "The restructuring of global financial regulatory system in the backdrop of Global financial integration" in the "International Conference on Law and Economics" jointly organized by GNLU, IIMA and IITK at GNLU, Gandhinagar on 14 - 15 March, 2015.
  • Presented research paper entitled "Global financial integration ensures global economic growth: Merely a theoretical approach" in the International Conference on "Role of financial industry in accelerating economic growth" organized by Centre for Financial Services, Gujarat Technological University, Ahmedabad on 26 - 27 September, 2014.
  • Presented research paper entitled "The Global Financial Crisis in the backdrop of major economic crises: The role of Global Financial Integration" at International Conference on "An Alternate Globalization from the South: Dynamics of International Business and Finance in Emerging Economies" organized by Centre for Management Studies (CMS), Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi and sponsored by ICSSR, New Delhi on 19 - 20 September, 2014.
  • Presented research paper entitled "The challenges of the Global Financial Regulatory System : In the era of Financial Innovation" in the ICSSR sponsored International Conference titled "Shifting paradigms in the applied Economics and Management : Course Correction" organized by Faculty of Management, Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University, Katra, Jammu & Kashmir on 01-02 August, 2014.
  • Presented research paper entitled "Enterprising a Greener Tomorrow: Role of Ecopreneur" at the 'Ninth Biennial Conference on Entrepreneurship' organized by Entrepreneurship Development Institute of India (EDI) on 16-18 February, 2011.
  • Presented research paper entitled "World After Recession: Introspection Towards Financial Regulatory Management System" at UGC Sponsored International Conference on "Global Financial Crisis Challenges & Opportunities'' organized by Bhupal Nobles' P. G. College, Udaipur on 13-15 January, 2011.
  • Presented research paper entitled "The Recent Economic Crisis: Unleashing The Creative Revolution and The Paradigm Shift Towards a New Economic Order" at UGC Sponsored International Conference on "Global Financial Crisis Challenges & Opportunities'' organized by Bhupal Nobles' P. G. College, Udaipur during 13-15 January, 2011.
  • Presented research paper entitled "Indian PSEs: An Innovative March Towards Attaining Global Commanding Heights" at National Conference on "Innovation Management and Entrepreneurship'' organized by C.K. Pithawalla Institute of Management, Surat, Gujarat on 08-09 May, 2010.

Conferences

  • Participated in the Symposium “Changing Contours of IP Laws in United States, India and China” jointly hosted by Gujarat National Law University and The George Washington University Law School, through its GNLU - GUJCOST Research Centre for Excellence in IP Laws, Policies & Practices, at its campus on 05 October, 2018.
  • Participated in the one day National Conference on 'New Corporate Insolvency Regime and Real Estate Regulation Act', organized by the Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry of India (ASSOCHAM) at Ahmedabad on 08 September 2017.
  • Participated in the "International Conference on 'Modern Corporate Laws : Understanding the Dynamism' - Within and Beyond the Legal Boundaries" organized by GNLU Centre for Corporate & Competition Law on 05 - 06 October, 2013 at Gujarat National Law University, Gandhinagar.
  • Participated in the "International Conference for Academic Institutions (ICAI - 2013)" and also represent university in U to U, U to I and U to RI organized by Knowledge Consortium of Gujarat (KCG), Pandit Deendayal Petroleum University (PDPU) and INDEXTB at VGS Gandhinagar, Gujarat on 09 - 10 January, 2013.
  • Participated in the National Conference on "Surrogacy: Issue & Challenges" organized by GNLU Centre for Private International Law of Gujarat National Law University, Gandhinagar on 09 October, 2011.
  • Participated in the Half Day Round Table Conference on "Addressing Child Malnutrition Issue in India: A need of the Hour" organized by Centre for Food Security & Agro Economy of Gujarat National Law University, Gandhinagar on 28 July, 2012.
  • Participated in the conference on "International Banking & Finance: Issues, Challenges & Solutions" organized by GNLU Center for Banking Investment and Taxation, Gandhinagar on 22 July, 2012.
  • Participated at "First GNLU International Conference on International Trade & Competition Law" organized by Gujarat National Law University, Gandhinagar on 05-06 March, 2011.
  • Participated at the International Conference on "Themes of Higher Education: Prospects of Gujarat" under the aegis of Knowledge Consortium of Gujarat, Department of Education (Government of Gujarat and Pandit Deendayal Petroleum University, Gandhinagar on 25- 26 October, 2010.

Seminars

  • Participated in the 'Law and Economics Seminar Series' on "Rationality, Decision and Evaluation" organized by IGIDR in the partnerships of University of Bayreuth and University of Groningen on 10 - 14 December, 2012.
  • Participated in the "5th Annual Intellectual Property Summit 2012 - evolving knowledge-based society" conducted by Ahmedabad Management Association on 07 - 08 January, 2012.
  • Participated in the International Seminar on "Journey of Women Empowerment: Miles to Go" organized by Gujarat National Law University, Gandhinagar in collaboration with the Sayajirao Gaekwad Trust on 24 - 25 March, 2012.
  • Participated in the "4th Annual Intellectual Property Summit 2011 - evolving knowledge-based society" conducted by Ahmedabad Management Association on 22 - 23 January, 2011.
  • Participated in the National seminar on "Emerging Issues in the Indian Legal Industry: The Road Ahead" under the aegis of Gujarat National Law University, Gandhinagar on 05 September, 2010.

Workshops

  • Participated in the "Workshop on Applied Statistics Using IBM SPSS Statistics for Legal Studies" (12 hours) organized by Gujarat National Law University, through its Centre for Law and Economics on 23 - 24 September 2017.
  • Participated in the "Workshop on the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code, 2016" organized by GNLU Centre for Corporate and Competition Law on 25 March, 2017.
  • National Workshop on Research Methodology in Legal and Inter-disciplinary Field" organized by Gujarat National Law University, Gandhinagar on 05 - 09 September, 2012.
  • Teacher's Training Programme on "Administrative of Criminal Justice" organized by Gujarat National Law University, Gandhinagar on 14 July, 2012.
  • "Training Workshop on Investment in Financial Market" organized by GNLU Center for Banking Investment & Taxation in association with Share Khan, held at Gujarat National Law University, Gandhinagar on 13 April 2012.
  • The National Workshop on "Legal Research Methodology", Nirma Institute of Law, Ahmedabad on 07 - 08 May, 2011.
  • The Workshop on 'Law and Economics' jointly organized by "Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research (IGIDR) -University of Hamburg" at Mumbai on 06 – 10 December, 2010.
  • Participated in the National Workshop on Private International Law organized by the Centre for Private International Law under aegis of Gujarat National Law University, Gandhinagar on 10-11 April, 2010.
Capacity Building Training Programmes

Organised

Training Programmes

  • As a GNLU Competitive Examination Guidance Committee (GCGC) Convener, organized each semester lectures series or/and state level training programme for the competitive exam aspirants (Civil Services, NET/SLET and Judiciary Examinations) since 2010.

Certificate Courses

  • As a member of Centre for Law & Economics (CLE), organized seven Certificate Courses and two Quiz Competitions in the domain of Law & Economics since 2013. 

Conferences

  • Principal Organizing Secretary of the "Global Maritime Security and Anti-Piracy Conference" organized by Gujarat National Law University, Gandhinagar on 26-27 November, 2011.
  • Organizing committee member of "Good Governance Discussion Forum" under the auspices of the "Vibrant Gujarat Global Investment Submit 2011" jointly organized by Government of Gujarat, ASSOCHAM, INDEXTb and GNLU at Gujarat National Law University, Gandhinagar on 11 January 2011.

Participated 

Training Programmes

  • Participated in the 22 Hours “Training Programme on Advanced Applied Statistics using IBM SPSS Statistics for Legal Studies” organized by GNLU Centre for Law and Economics from 13 September to 16 September 2018.
  • Participated in "Interactive Programme for Ph.D. Scholars" (Economics) organized by UGC - Academic Staff College, Gujarat University, Ahmedabad from 16 December 2013 to 5 January 2014.
  • Participated in the "2nd All Gujarat Law Teachers' Training Programme" jointly organized by Commissionerate of Higher Education Department, Govt. of Gujarat, Gandhinagar and Gujarat National Law University, Gandhinagar on 15 February, 2011.
  • Participated in "All Gujarat Law Teachers' Training Programme" jointly organized by Commissionerate of Higher Education Department, Govt. of Gujarat, Gandhinagar and Gujarat National Law University, Gandhinagar on 29 December, 2010.
  • Participated in the five days "Legislative Drafting Training Workshop for the Western States of India" under the aegis of Gujarat National Law University, Gandhinagar (Gujarat) on 29th September- 3rd October, 2010.

Refresher Courses

  • Participated in a UGC sponsored Refresher Course in "Computer Science (Multi-disciplinary)" which was organized by the Academic Staff College, Gujarat University, Ahmedabad during 03 - 23 June, 2013.

Orientation Programmes

  • Participated in the UGC sponsored 87th Orientation Programme, organized by the Human Resource Development Centre (HRDC), Gujarat University, Ahmedabad during 07 November, 2016 to 04 December, 2016.

Faculty Development Programmes

  • Participated in a one-week Faculty Development Programme organized by Gujarat National Law University, Gandhinagar from 11 - 18 May, 2017.
  • Participated in a one-week Faculty Development Programme organized by Gujarat National Law University, Gandhinagar from 02 - 07 November, 2015.

Short-Term Courses

  • "A Short Term Courses for Ph.D. Scholars" organized by UGC - Academic Staff College, Gujarat University, Ahmedabad on 02 - 04 September, 2013.

Certificate Courses

  • Participated and completed the 15 Hours Advanced Training Programme on "Trade Remedies under WTO Dispensation" organized by Gujarat National Law University, Gandhinagar on 01-03 September, 2017.
Honours / Awards
  • German Academic Exchange Services (DAAD) Scholarship for the study and research exchange : University of Cologne, Germany from 31 March, 2014 to 28 June, 2014 (90 days).
  • "Dainik Bhaskar - National Education Leadership Awards 2013" for Best Teacher in Economics on 23 October, 2013.
Visiting Faculty/Guest Lectures/Keynote Address
  • As a resource person, he delivered lectures on “Behavioral Economics and Constitutional Law” in the Certificate Course on the Economics of Constitutional Law on 31st August 2018 from 3:30 pm to 5:30 pm organized by GNLU Centre for Law and Economics during 27 - 31 August, 2018.
  • As a resource person, he delivered lectures on "Economic analysis of Global Financial Regulatory System” in the Certificate Course on Economics of Regulation and Globalization on 16th February 2018 from 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm organized by GNLU Centre for Law and Economics during 12 - 16 February, 2018.
  • As a resource person, he delivered one lecture on "Fiscal Policy and Monetary Policy of India: Conceptual Understanding" in the GNLU Indian Business & Commercial Law Academy Summer School on 5th July 2017 organized by GNLU during 03 - 22 July, 2017.
  • As a resource person, he conducted fourteen hours of "Certificate Course on Global Financial Regulatory System" organized by GNLU during 09 - 13 February, 2017.
  • As a resource person, he delivered one lecture on "Global Financial Regulation in the backdrop of Global Financial Crisis: Law & Macroeconomics" in the Certificate Course on Economic Analysis of Regulation on 10th March 2017 organized by GNLU Centre For Law & Economics during 06 - 10 March, 2017.
  • As a resource person, he delivered one lecture on "Indian Economy" in the GNLU Indian Business & Commercial Law Academy Summer School on 7th July 2016 organized by GNLU during 04 - 23 July, 2016.
  • As a resource person, he delivered one lecture on "Fiscal Federalism in India: Law and Economic Analysis" in the Advanced certificate course on the Economic analysis of Constitutional Law on 02 August, 2015 organized by GNLU Centre for Law and Economics during 01-06 August, 2015.
  • As a visiting faculty, he taught the subject of General Studies (Economics) at the Civil Services Study Centre of SPIPA during September - December 2009.
  • As a visiting faculty, he taught the subject of Economics and Internal Security at the Raksha Shakti University in the year 2010/11 and 2011/12.
Other Accomplishments

Others

  • Convener of GNLU Competitive Examination Guidance Committee (GCGC)
  • Member of Centre for Law & Economics (CLE)
  • Member of Examination Committee
  • Worked as a member of Center for Private International Law
  • Worked as a member of the Campus Recruitment Committee
  • Worked as a member of the Prospectus Committee
  • Worked as convener of the Resource Mobilization Committee
  • Worked as a member of the Staff Orientation Committee
  • Worked as a member of the Committee on Public Relations