SANATANA DHARMA COLLEGE
Dr. Prabhakaran Nair (Assistant Professor)
MA, M.Phil, Ph.D, Post Doctoral

Dr. V. R. Prabhakaran Nair is assistant professor Dept. of Economics, SD College Alappuzha, affiliated to Kerala University.
His research and publications focus on credit related and corporate financing patterns.
He had done his Post Graduation from Kerala University Department.

PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS

  • 2015 Post Doctoral in Economics, UGC Research Award
  • 2009 D in Economics, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, India
  • 2001 MPhil in Economics, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, India
  • 1998 National Eligibility Test (NET) for Lectureship in Indian Universities, University Grants Commission (UGC), New Delhi, India.
  • 1998 Master Degree in Economics, University of Kerala, India
  • 1996 Bachelor Degree in Economics, University of Kerala, India
FELLOWSHIPS/GRANTS/AWARDS

• 2012 Research Award (2012-2015) Granted by UGC, New Delhi.
• 2010 Travel Grant by UGC, New Delhi to Present Paper in Conference at Bangkok, Thailand.
• 2001 Indian Council of Social Science Research (ICSSR), Doctoral Fellowship.

PUBLICATIONS

BOOK
• “Kerala’s Development: Issues in the New Millennium”, Serials Publications, New Delhi.

CHAPTERS IN BOOKS
• Financing Structure and Growth: A Study of Firms in the Indian Private Corporate Sector in Pradeep Agrawal (ed.), Reviving Growth in India”, Cambridge University Press, New Delhi, India, 2015.
• Dynamics of Resource Mobilisation and Investment in the Indian Private Corporate Sector in Binu Kumar. B.J (ed.), Indian Economic Development: Bottlenecks and Solutions, Post Graduate Department of Economics, NSS Hindu College, Chenganassery, Kerala.
• Growth of Small-Scale Industries with reference to Post-Reform period: trends, Issues and Concerns, in Prakash B.A (ed.), Indian Economy since 1991: Economic Reforms and Economic Performance, Pearson Education, Dorling Kindersley (India) Pvt. Ltd., India. 2012.
• External Sector Reforms in India in Prakash B.A (ed.), Indian Economy Since 1991: Economic Reforms and Economic Performance, Pearson Education, Dorling Kindersley (India) Pvt. Ltd., India. 2012.
• Monetary and Credit Policy Reforms in India in Prakash B.A (ed.), Indian Economy since 1991: Economic Reforms and Economic Performance, Pearson Education, Dorling Kindersley (India) Pvt. Ltd., India. 2012.
• Infrastructure Development in India in Prakash B.A (ed.), Indian Economy Since 1991: Economic Reforms and Economic Performance, Pearson Education, Dorling Kindersley (India) Pvt. Ltd., India, December, 2008.
• Financial Sector Liberalisation in India in Prakash B.A (ed.), “Indian Economy Since 1991: Economic Reforms and Economic Performance”, Pearson Education, Dorling Kindersley (India) Pvt. Ltd., India, December, 2008.

JOURNAL ARTICLES
• Sources of Funds and Determinants of Capital Structure in the Indian Private Corporate Sector, International Journal of Statistics and Finance, International science Press, 2012.
• Financial Liberalization and Determinants of Investment: A Study of Indian Manufacturing Firms, MIBES Transactions, Vol. 5, Issue. 1, Spring 2011.

PAPERS IN INTERNAIONAL CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS

• Financial structure and its Determinants in the post reform period: Case of Indian Firms, International Conference Proceedings, 6th International Business and Social Sciences Research Conference 3 – 4 January, 2013, Dubai, UAE, 2013.
• Does financial liberalization reduce credit constraints: A study of firms in the Indian private corporate sector”, International Conference Proceedings, Published by Budapest Tech Keleti Károly Faculty of Economics, Budapest, Hungary. pp. 147-160, Dec. 2009