Dr. Ch. Paramaiah, holds a Doctor of Philosophy (Economics) degree with a specialization in macroeconomics from School of Economics, Andhra University, India. He holds a Master of Arts in Economics from Srikrinadevaraya University, India He has excellent record of teaching, research and administrative services in various government universities and business schools.
He has more than two decades of work experience in business schools and government universities as educator, researcher, faculty quality assurance coordinator, and head of the department. He has teaching and research experience at leading universities and business schools in India, Ethiopia, Lesotho, Southern Africa, and UAE.
Academic and Research Interests
Dr. Paramaiah has published research papers in refereed national and international journals, guided masters and doctoral students for their research work. His research interests include Economics Theory, Sustainability, Money and Banking, International Finance, Macro-econometrics, Trade effects on gender dynamics, dynamics of the informal sector, and risk management. In terms of publications experience, he has published one book and four book chapters and about 20 research papers in standard academic journals and in conference proceeding and has consultancy experience both in India and abroad.
Publications• Paramaiah, C., Sello, M.N., & Kumar, P. (2021). Financial Integration and Economic Growth in the Southern African Development Community. Academy of Marketing Studies Journal, 25(3), 1-11.• Koatsa, N., Paramaiah, C., & Scona, M. (2020). Tax burden and economic growth in Lesotho: An estimate of the optimal tax burden. Accounting, 7(3), 525-534.• Kumar, P., Seshadri, U., & Paramaiah, C. (2021). Business recovery strategies for adversely affected industries in the UAE-covid-19 crisis response. Academy of Strategic Management Journal, 20, 1-12.• Paramaiah, Ch., Makhetha, L.S, Ajith Kumar V.V., Liphoto, R., Mahamo, M., Manong, N., & Mokhethi, M. (2021). Rural Development Through Communal-based Enterprises in Selected Districts of Lesotho. International Journal of Management, 12(2), 475-489• Paramaiah, Ch. Sakoane, N.J., Machema R & Charity Gomo, (2020). Gender and Multidimensional Poverty in Lesotho: Psychology and Education, 57(9), 6522-6534.• Letele, R, , Honu B, N. Koaatsa & Paramaiah, Ch. (2016). Cost Benefit Analysis of Climate Change Adaptation Strategies: Case Study of Subsistence Farmers in Maphutseng, in Lesotho. Lesotho Social Science Review, 19(1 & 2), 86-95.• 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, 11(1), 19-41.• Makhetha, L.S., Honu B, & Paramaiah, Ch. (2014). Analysis of Demand for Electricity: A Case study of Lesotho, Lesotho Journal of Social Sciences, 18 (1 & 2), 1-16.• Thabane, K., Honu, B & Paramaiah, Ch. (2013). Determinants of household-level vulnerability to poverty in Mohale Hoek District, Lesotho. International NGO Journal, 9(2), 17-25.• 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, 1(2), Brown Walker Publishers, USA• E.M. Letete & Paramaiah, Ch. (2009). Private Savings Behaviour in Lesotho: An Application of Autoregressive Distributed Lag (ARDL) Model. Indian Journal of Finance, 3 (10), 32-42.• 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, 9(2), 347-364.• Paramaiah, Ch. & Oman Amulu. (2008). An Econometric Analysis of Personal Consumption Expenditure in Ethiopia. ICFAI Journal of Managerial Economics, 6 (2), 69-87.• Paramaiah, Ch. (2008). Demographic Determinants of Rural Farm Household Savings: Case Study of Coastal Andhra Pradesh. The Indian Journal of Commerce, 61(2), 51-68.• Paramaiah, Ch. (2008). Income, Consumption and Savings of the Rural Farm Households a Case Study in Coastal Andhra Pradesh. ICFAI Journal of Agricultural Economics, 3(2), 52-70.• Paramaiah, Ch. & V.K.Anand. (2008). Prospering India, But For Whom? . Mainstream, 11 (12), 12-14.• Paramaiah, Ch. and SKVS Raju. (2007). Saving Behaviour of Rural Farm Households: A Case Study of Coastal Andhra Pradesh. ICFAI Journal of Financial Economics, 5(1) 43-60.• Paramaiah, Ch. (2006). Income, Consumption and Savings of the Rural Farm Households a Case Study in Coastal Andhra Pradesh. ICFAI Journal of Agricultural Economics, 3(2), 52-70.BOOK• Paramaiah, Ch. (2010). Savings Behaviour of Rural Farm Househoulds: A Case Study in Coastal Andhra Pradesh. Germany: Lambert Academic Publishing AG & Co. KG.BOOK CHAPTERS• Paramaiah, Ch. (2011). Impact of Current Financial Crisis on South Asian Economics. In A. K. Paramanand, Global Meltdown and Indian Economy. Deep and Deep Publishers, New Delhi, ISBN 81-8450-354-8.• Paramaiah, Ch. (2005). WTO, Trips and Pharmaceutical Industry in India . In P. &. Rao, New Trade Policy and WTO Regime. Kalyani Publishers and Distributors, New Delhi.
Conferences• The Economic and Social Implications of COVID-19 on Global Economic Growth, 6th International Virtual Conference on Managing Business in a Covid-19 Era: Opportunities and Challenges, organized by Skyline University College, Sharjah, UAE on 23rd March 2021.• 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.• “Planning from below for the Empowerment of Tribal Women through Education” Andhra Pradesh Economic Association Conference, held at Srikakulum, 5th December, 2004.• Women Empowerment Through Socio-Economic Indicators - A Critical Review, Andhra Pradesh Economic Association Conference held at Eluru on 25th July, 2004.• “September 11th 2001 Events in U.S – Implications to Globalization Process of South Asian Region”, PV Sarma, (Ed) Impact of Events of September 11th, 2001 in USA on Indian Economy, Published by Andhra University Press, Visakhapatnam, 2003.• “Impact of September 11th, 2001 Events in U.S. on Tourism in India” PV Sarma, (Ed) Impact of Events of September 11th, 2001 in USA on Indian Economy, Published by Andhra University Press, Visakhapatnam, 2003.