Dr. CH. Paramaiah

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Educational Background

  • M.A. (Economics, SK University, India) PhD (School of Economics, Andhra University, India)
  • PhD in Economics from the School of Economics, Andhra University, and Visakhapatnam, India.

Work Experience

  • He worked in various reputable universities/institutions in India, Southern Africa, Ethiopia, and U.A.E.
  • He was an Associate Professor in the Department of Economics, National University of Lesotho, Southern Africa,
  • He was an Assistant Professor, School of Economics at the University Addis Ababa, Democratic Republic of Ethiopia, and G. V. P. College for P.G. Courses, Vizag, India
  • He has been teaching Economics and Business courses like Managerial Economics, Strategic Risk Management, Economics for Sustainability, Business Economics, Advanced Macroeconomics, International Finance and Trade, Monetary Economics, Financial Institutions and Regulations 

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  • Ch. Paramaiah, research interests are in the area of Economics, Money and Banking, International Finance, Macro-econometrics, Trade effects on gender dynamics, dynamics of the informal sector in low income countries, testing trade theory from different countries perspective, product market integration using trade flows and price data
  • His scholarly research interests include a variety of themes revolving around Economic Theory, Macroeconomics, Development Economics, and Informal Sector Studies
  • In terms of publications experience, he has published one book and four book chapters and more than 15 research papers in standard academic journals and in conference proceeding and has consultancy experience both in India and abroad, essentially in the African continent. This includes holding the position of part time economist in Consultant in the Research Projects sponsored and funded by Universities and Governments
  • His publications include a variety of themes revolving around Economic Theory, Macroeconomics, Development Economics, and Informal Sector Studies
  • He also extensively participated in several conferences, seminars, participated in several workshops, and delivered several guest Lectures at different venues both in India and abroad

  • Publications

    1. Letele, R, , Honu B, N. Koaatsa & Paramaiah Ch. (2015). Cost Benefit Analysis of Climate Change Adaptation Strategies: Case Study of Subsistence Farmers in Maphutseng, in Lesotho. Lesotho Social Science Review, vol. 19, No.1&2, pp.86-95.

    2. Thabane, K., Honu, B., Paramaiah, Ch, Zinyengere, N. and Hachigonta S. (2014). “The Vulnerability of Smallholder Farmers to Climate Change: Evidence from Maphutseng, Lesotho. International Journal of Environment and Development, Vol. 11, No.1, pp. 19-41.

    3. Makhetha, L.S., Honu B, & Paramaiah Ch. (2014). Analysis of Demand for Electricity: A Case study of Lesotho. Lesotho Social Science Review,  vol. 18, No.1&2, pp.1-16.

    4. Thabane, K., Honu, B & Paramaiah, Ch. (2013). Determinants of household-level vulnerability to poverty in Mohale Hoek District, Lesotho. International NGO Journal, Vol. 9(2), pp. 17-25.

    5. Ogbonnaya, Paramaiah Ch and Moshoeshoe. (2011). Financial Development, Savings and Economic Growth in Lesotho Evidence from Trivariate Causality Test. International Journal of Economics and Business Studies, Vol 1, Number 2, Brown Walker Publishers, USA.

    6. E.M. Letete & Ch. Paramaiah. (2009). Private Savings Behaviour in Lesotho: An Application of Autoregressive Distributed Lag (ARDL) Model. Indian Journal of Finance, Vol. III, No.10, pp.32-42.

    7. Paramaiah. Ch. (2009). Economic Determinants of Saving Behaviour of Rural Farm Households: A study in Selected Coastal Districts of Andhra Prades, India. Asian-African Journal of Economics and Econometrics, Vol.9, No.2, pp. 347-364.

    8. Paramaiah Ch & Oman Amulu. (2008). An Econometric Analysis of Personal Consumption Expenditure in Ethiopia. ICFAI Journal of Managerial Economics, Vol. VI, No. 2, pp. 69-87.

    9. Ch.Paramaiah. (2008). Demographic Determinants of Rural Farm Household Savings: Case Study of Coastal Andhra Pradesh. The Indian Journal of Commerce, Vol. 61, No.2, pp.51-68

    10. Koatsa, N., Paramaiah, C., & Scona, M. (2021). Tax burden and economic growth in Lesotho: An estimate of the optimal tax burden. Accounting7(3), 525-534.

  • Conferences

    • The Vulnerability of Smallholder Farmers to Climate Change: Evidence from Maphutseng, Lesotho, presented policy brief paper in the Annul High-level Food and Nutrition Security Multi-Stakeholder Policy Dialogue, Antananarivo, Madagascar, 15th -18th September, 2014.
    • The Impact of the Current Global Financial Crisis on South Asian Economies, Indian Economic Association (92nd IEA conference), organized by KIIT School of Management, KIIT University, Bhubaneswar, India, on 27th – 29th, December, 2009.
    • The Impact of the Current Global Financial Crisis on South Asian Economies, Indian Economic Association (92nd IEA conference), organized by KIIT School of Management, KIIT University, Bhubaneswar, India, on 27th – 29th, December, 2009.
    • “Social Services and Education Expenditure in Andhra Pradesh - Trends”, Andhra Pradesh Economic Association Conference, held at School of Economics, Andhra University, Visakhapatnam on 12th – 13th, February, 2005.

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