Dr. CH. Paramaiah

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Dr. Ch. Paramaiah obtained his Ph.D. from School of Economics, Andhra University, Visakhapatnam, India. His area of specialization includes a variety of themes revolving around Economic Theory, Macroeconomics, Development Economics, Money & Banking and Informal Sector Studies. Paramaiah has published 15 research papers in the peer reviewed both in national and international journals, a book and book chapters. He is one of the chief editorial board member for the Lesotho Journal of Social Sciences and also life member in many economic associations both in India and aboard. He extensively participated in number of international conferences, seminars, workshops, and delivered a number of guest lectures at different venues both in India and abroad.  He has more than 19 years of teaching experience in reputed territory institutions like Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia and National University of Lesotho, Southern Africa. He has been teaching Economics and Business courses like Advanced Macroeconomics, International Finance and Trade, Monetary Economics, Financial Institutions and Regulations, Managerial Economics, etc. He had varied organizational and administrative experience ranging from departmental to university wide committees. Currently, he is working as an Associate Professor at Skyline University College, United Arab Emirates.

  • 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

  • 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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