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Faculty Profile

Nagar Ranita
Ph.D. (Economics), M.A.
Professor of Economics & Dean, Research and Publications

CONTACT

Email : rnagar@gnlu.ac.in

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

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

Teaching / Research Experience

Teaching Experience


  • 2004 to 2018, Fourteen years

Research Experience


  • 2004 to 2018, Fourteen years
Area of Research/Interest

Research Projects

  • Efficacy of Aanganwadis in Gandhinagar with regard to the Supreme Court Judgments
  • District Human Development Index, Jamnagar, Saurashtra University, Govt of India, New Delhi and Directorate of Human Development: Govt of Gujarat, Gandhinagar.
  • Empirical Analysis of Backlog of Cases S.138 of Negotiable Instrument Act,

Areas of General Interest

  • Developmental Economics, Institutional Economics, Gender studies

Current Research Interest

  • Law and Economics, Behavioral Economics

New Course(s) Designed/Introduced

  • Introduced the interdisciplinary core paper on Law and Economics in GNLU in Semester Six and have been teaching this paper for seven consecutive years to the undergraduate students.
Publication

Books

  • Indian Economy Challenges of Sustainability, New Century Publications (ISBN 978-81-7708-439-9) 2017.
  • Money, Trade and International Finance, Sudhir Prakashan 2008.
  • Disaster Management, APH Publishing Corporation, New Delhi 2010.

Book Chapters

  • Chapter-3 “Patents: The Holy Grail for Sustainable Development” (pg 43-66), published in book Sustainable Development and India: Convergence of Law, Economics, Science and Politics’, Oxford University Press (ISBN: 0199474621) 2018.
  • Chapter 6 "Challenges of Global Financial Regulatory System: in the Era of Financial Innovation" (p.g. 113-127), published in book "Law and Economics: Breaking New Grounds, Eastern Book Company (ISBN: 978-93-5145-462-5) 2017.
  • Chapter-8 "Investment Economics: An Introduction" published in book “Law and Economics" Breaking New Grounds (pg.113-126) A Routledge India Original, South Asia Edition (ISBN 978-1-138-21994-6) 2017.
  • Chapter 4 "The Millennial Generation Entrepreneur and insight into sustainability" (p.g. 47-58), published in the book Social Science Higher Education, (ISBN: 978-81-923353-6-0) 2012.
  • Chapter 16 "Global financial integration ensures global economic growth: Merely a theoretical approach" (p.g. 147-157), published in the book Role of Financial Industry in Accelerating Economic Growth (ISBN: 978-81-9237-874-9) 2014.
  • Chapter 27 "The global financial crisis in the backdrop of major economic crises: The role of global financial integration" (p.g. 315 -325) published in the book Dynamics of International Finance in Global South, Excel India Publishers (ISBN: 978-93-83842-81-0) 2014.
  • Chapter 11 "The recent economic crisis: Unleashing the creative economic revolution & the paradigm shift towards a new economic order" (p.g. 188-197), published in book Recent Advances in Management, Prateeksha Publications (ISBN: 978-93-80626-73-4) 2013.
  • Section I "The hidden facets of Somalian Piracy” (p.g. 127-133) published in the book Maritime Security and Piracy (Global Issues, Challenges and Solutions), Eastern Book Company( ISBN: 93-5028-708-0) 2012.

Journal Articles

  • ‘Sarada Chit Fund, Ponzi Scam: A warning signal for under regulated non-banking companies (NBFCS) in Gujarat’, Pg 28-56, Gujarat Law Journal, Vol 3 issue 1, ISSN 2249-9644, 2014\
  • ‘Enterprising a Greener Tomorrow: Role of Ecopreneurs’, p.g. 216-221, Asian Resonance - A Peer-Review Multi-Disciplinary International Research Journal, Vol. 2, Issue-3, ISSN No. 0976-8602, 2013
  • ‘Regulatory reforms in global economic system, Management issues and options’, Baba sahib Gawde Institute of Management studies, Mumbai, ISBN 9789350670569.
  • ‘The Classic Debate on growth versus development: A case study on the decreasing child sex ratio in high growth states’  in the International Seminar on "Journey of Women Empowerment: Miles to Go", ISBN 9788191038958, 2009
  • ‘Legal aid as an instrument for increasing economic efficiency of access to justice in the justice delivery system, Legal Aid, Catalyst for social change’, Satyam Law International, ISBN 97881921204 (2011).
  • Food Security; The attendant dynamics of climate change and the international perspective', in the Indian Bar Review, New Delhi Bar council of India Trust 2010

Books Edited

  • Bimal N. Patel & Ranita Nagar, Sustainable Development and India: Convergence of Law, Economics, Science and Politics’, Oxford University Press (ISBN: 0199474621) 2018.
  • Ranita Nagar, P.Murali Prasad, PavanMamidi, Law and Economics: Breaking New Grounds, Eastern Book Company (ISBN: 978-93-5145-462-5) 2017.
  • Bimal N. Patel, Ranita Nagar and Hiteshkumar Thakkar, “Law and Economics in India: Understanding and Practice”, A Routledge India Original, South Asia Edition (ISBN 978-1-138-21994-6) 2017.
  • Ranita Nagar and Sooraj Sharma, “Towards a Food Secure India”, Ruby Press& Co., (ISBN: 978-93-82395-58-4) 2015.
  • Ranita Nagar, Food Security: Cross Country policies and experiences”, New Century publications, (ISBN- 9788177084177) 2016.
Conference / Seminar / Workshop

Paper Presentation


Conferences

  • Presented research paper entitled "The restructuring of global financial regulatory system in the backdrop of Global financial integration" in the "International Conference on Law & Economics" jointly organized by GNLU, IIMA and IITK in Gandhinagar on 14 - 15 March, 2015.
  • Presented research paper in the International Conference of Academic Institutions, 2013 held on 9th - 10th January, 2013 at Pandit Deendayal University, Gandhinagar under the aegis of Vibrant Gujarat Summit.

Participation



Policy Summits

  • Participated in the "5th Annual Intellectual Property Summit 2012-Evolving Knowledge based Society", conducted by Ahmedabad Management Association on January 8, 2012.
  • Participated in the “All India Vice Chancellor Meet on Philanthropic Approach in Higher Education”, Saurashtra University, 2010

Conferences

  • Participated in the 1st International Conference on 'Modern Corporate Laws: Understanding the Dynamism: Within and Beyond the Boundaries', organised by GNLU Centre for Corporate and Competition Law (GCCCL) on 5th and 6th of October, 2013
  • Participated in the Two Day GNLU International Conference on Trade and Competition Law organized on 2nd and 3rd of March, 2013 by GNLU Centre for Corporate and Competition Law.
  • Participated in 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 and 26 October, 2010
  • Participated in the One day National Law Students' conference on "International courts and tribunals: Indian/Asian Perspective", Gujarat National Law University, 3rd October 2010.
  • Participated in Global Maritime Security &Anti-Piracy Conference 27 & 28 November 2011.
  • Discussant: Socio economic issues, National Conference on Surrogacy, 9th October, 2011.

Seminars

  • Participated in International Seminar on creating excellence for sustainable society, May 15-16, 2011, North Gujarat University, Patan.
  • Participated in the National Seminar on Emerging Issues in the Indian Legal Industry: The Road Ahead, (Gujarat National Law University, Gandhinagar, 05th September 2010.
  • Attended the National Seminar on "Role of women in peacemaking", (Gujarat National Law University, Gandhinagar 2016

Workshops

  • Participated in the Law and Economics Workshop Series BIG (BayreuthIGIDRGroningen) Workshop on Rationality, Decision and Evaluation at Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research, Mumbai, 10‐14 Dec 2012.
  • Participated in the Training Workshop organised by GCBIT in collaboration with Share Khan on Investment in Financial Market on 13th April 2012 at GNLU.
  • Participated in the workshop organized by Ministry of Women & Child Development, Gujarat on fighting malnutrition on 21 December 2010.
  • Participated in the Four day Joint Workshop on Law and Economics, University of Hamburg and IGIDR, Mumbai, 6-10 Dec 2010.

Others

Participated in the 4th All Gujarat Law Teachers Training programme, jointly organised by Commissioner ate of Higher Education, Education Department, Govt. of Gujarat and Gujarat National Law University, 2011


Capacity Building Training Programmes

Organised


Conference/Workshop

  • Organized the Third "International Conference on Law &Economics" jointly organized by Gujarat National Law University, Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad and Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur in IIM Ahmedabad on 18-19 November, 2017.
  • Organised the Second "International Conference on Law & Economics" jointly organized by Gujarat National Law University, Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad and Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur in Gandhinagar on 14 - 15 March, 2016.
  • Organised the "International Conference on Law & Economics" jointly organized by Gujarat National Law University, Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad and Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur in Gandhinagar on 14 - 15 March, 2015.
  • Organised the one day National Conference on the "International Trade Implications of the National Food Security Act, 2013" on August 09, 2014 under the aegis of GCFSAE.
  • Organized a Half day Round Table Conference on the issue "Addressing Child Malnutrition Issues in India- A need of the hour" on 28th July, 2012 at GNLU, Gandhinagar.

Training Programmes

  • Jointly organised (with Mr. Hitesh Thakkar), session on "Role, Function and regulatory role of Reserve Bank of India by G.P.Mistri , Chief Executive Officer, Vijay Co-operative Bank Ltd. Ahmedabad 2012 at Gujarat National Law University, Gandhinagar.


Faculty Development Programmes

  • Organised the One-week Faculty Development Programme, Gujarat National Law University, 16 -21 May 2016. 
  • Organised the GNLU Research Methodology Workshop on Legal and Interdisciplinary Research, Gujarat National Law University, 7th August-13th August, 2015. 

Certificate Courses

  • Organized Certificate Course on Economics of Regulation and Globalisation, Gujarat National Law University, 12- 16 February, 2018.
  • Organized Advanced Certificate Course on Principles of Law and Economics applied to construction Contracts, Gujarat National Law University, 16-20 January 2016.
  • Organized the Advanced Certificate Course on Economics of Constitutional Law under the Centre of Law and Economics from 1st to 7th August, 2015. 
  • Organized the Advanced Certificate Course on Law and Economics held during 20th Jan to 25 Jan, 2014.
  • Organized on behalf of GNLU Dept. of Social Sciences, the second 'Certificate Course on Law and Economics' from 30th August through 8th September 2013.
  • Organized the Certificate Course on Law and Economics' which was a 29 hour programme spanning from 15th February 2013 to 24th February 2013 at the GNLU Campus and also participated as resource person.

Other

  • Organized, on behalf of the GNLU Centre for Food Security and Agro Economy a special lecture on "National Food Security Bill-2013”, on 9th October 2013.
  • Organized, on behalf of the GNLU Centre for Food Security and Agro Economy a special lecture on "National Food Security Bill-2013”, on 7th October 2013. 


Participated


Refresher Courses

  • Refresher Course in Computer (MD), 3/6/2013 TO 23/6/2013 

Faculty Development Programmes

  • National Workshop on Research Methodology in Legal and Inter-disciplinary Field, 5-9 September 2012
  • One week Faculty Development program from 2nd to 7th November 2015
  • Research Methodology Workshop on Legal and Interdisciplinary Research, 7-13 August, 2015
  • One-week Faculty Development Programme organised by GNLU from 16 - 21 May 2016.

Certificate Courses

  • Participated in Certificate Course on Economics of Regulation and Globalisation, Gujarat National Law University, 12- 16 February, 2018.
  • Participated in Advanced Certificate Course on Principles of Law and Economics applied to construction Contracts, Gujarat National Law University, 16-20 January 2016.
  • Participated in the Advanced Certificate Course on Economics of Constitutional Law under the Centre of Law and Economics from 1st to 7th August, 2015. 
  • Participated in the Advanced Certificate Course on Law and Economics held during 20th Jan to 25 Jan, 2014.
  • Participated in the Certificate Course on Law and Economics from 30th August through 8th September 2013.
  • Participated in the Certificate Course on Law and Economics which was a 29 hour programme spanning from 15th February 2013 to 24th February 2013 at the GNLU Campus and also participated as resource person.
Honours / Awards
  • Best Faculty award, 2015
Visiting Faculty/Guest Lectures/Keynote Address
  • Resource person for the session on "Economics of Cyber Security in the Wake of Demonetization: With Reference to Gujarat" in the Inaugural Session of the UGC sponsored one day State Level Seminar on Challenges of Development of Economy of Gujarat organized by the Department of Economics, Saurashtra University, Rajkot (GUJ.) on 09 January, 2017.
  • Resource person to deliver a lecture on "Law and Economics of E governance" to AIS and Officers posted in Government of India under Central Staffing Scheme in one week In- Service Training Programme on "E-Governance (Opportunities and Challenges)" organized by the Gujarat National Law University on 15 December, 2016.
  • Key note speaker in the One-day Seminar on "Various Dimensions of the Economy of Gujarat State" held on March 2, 2014 at Department of Economics, Saurashtra University, Rajkot. The topic covered by me was "Nutritional Scenario of Gujarat".
  • Resource person in the National Workshop on the "Strategy for mitigating agricultural communication gaps in India" at MICA, 14th March 2012. 
Other Accomplishments

Technical Session Chaired/Co-Chaired

  • Chaired the session on Inclusive Banking at the Conference on " International Banking and Challenges and Solutions" organised by GNLU Centre for Banking , Investment & Taxation on Sunday 22 July, 2012.
  • Chaired session in the Second International Conference on Law and Economics jointly organised by IITK , GNLU and IIMA at IIT Kharagpur on 3 – 4 September 2016. 
  • Chaired session in the Third International Conference on Law and Economics jointly organised by IIMA , GNLU and IITK at IIM Ahmedabad on 18 – 19 November 2017.

Others

  • Member of Accounting Association of India
  • Vice President and founding member of the Indian Association of Law and Economics