Professor of Economics and Public Policy, Dr. Simrit Kaur is presently the Principal of Shri Ram College of Commerce, University of Delhi. Prior to this Dr. Kaur was at the Faculty of Management Studies, University of Delhi, where she taught courses such as ‘The Economic Theory of a Firm’, ‘Macro Economics’ and ‘Public Policy Reforms’.
She supervises research scholars in areas like Development Economics, Environmental Economics and Disinvestment and Mergers & Acquisitions. Nominated by the Indian Council of Cultural Relations, Dr. Kaur has been a ‘Visiting Professor’ at the University of Social Sciences and Humanities, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam and a ‘Visiting Scholar’ at Kingston University, London. She has participated in the International Teachers Program at the Kellogg School of Business, Chicago.
Dr. Kaur has undertaken several research projects across a host of areas relating to development and has been an advisor to institutions such as the Ministry of Finance, the Ministry of Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises, both of the Government of India, the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) and the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO).
Her areas of interest include economic freedom, privatization, competition and productivity; climate change and agricultural policy; and poverty & food security. In addition, she has published and/or presented several papers at national and international conferences.
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