Economics

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Department of Economics

 

About Us

 ABOUT US 

Established in 1937, the Department of Economics is one of the oldest departments of the college comprised of a dedicated group of faculty and students.

 It is committed to excellence in teaching and overall development of its students at the undergraduate level.

 The Department undertakes courses in Economics leading to a degree in B.A Economics and B.A Eco-Statistics/Commerce/Politics/Mathematics. We also offer the same for our Marathi medium students.

 Various co- curricular and extra-curricular activities like Guest Lecture Series, ELIXIR-An inter-collegiate Economics fest, Educational tours are organized throughout the year.

 Our students make us proud as they go ahead to study at the best universities in India and abroad in the field of Economics like the Delhi School of Economics, London School of Economics, IIMs, JNU etc.

Faculty Profile

 FACULTY

1 Mrs. Aditi Abhyankar ,     Head of the Department , Associate Professor

Educational Qualifications: MA Economics , University of  Mumbai, Registered for Ph D at Dept. of  Economics, University of Mumbai ,  June 2007, Synopsis submitted.

Research Project:

  1. Minor Research Project - University of Mumbai, 2006-2007
  2. FELLOWSHIP
  3. Indal fellowship of Asiatic Society of Mumbai , 2007 - 08

Publications:

Books 

  1. Indian Financial System'' co author ,Himalaya Publishers , Revised  Sixth  edition 2011
  2. ‘Macroeconomics' SYBA Text Book, Sheth Publishers  2003
Paper Presentations
  1. National Conference on Insurance -Margaon, Gao Feb 2006, ‘Innovations and Diversifications in Insurance Sector in India
  2. IBS ,ICFAI , Hyderabad - Jan2009,  International Conference on Business and Finance-  ‘ Factors Determining the Demand for Life Insurance , A Theoretical Framework
  3. Birla College ,Kalyan , UGC Sponsored National Conference, ‘Role Of Foreign Institutional Investors in Indian Capital Market , 31 March 2003 "

Visiting Faculty :

Welingkar Institute of Management and Research 

Guest Lectures

  1. Delivered Guest Lectures at  Dept of Economics, SNDT University Fort  on Mutual Funds in India ,06 Oct 2008
  2. Nagindas Khandwala College, Financial Markets Nov2007
  3. Somaiya Institute of Management from 2001-003 

Other Activities

  1. Chair Person Planning Forum  from year 2002 -2007
  2. Organised courses in Quantitative Techniques for Economics Students
  3. Chair Person Ruia Performing Arts Society1991-1996
  4. Sangeet Vishrad , Radio and  performing artist of Hindustani Classical Music , Received Sur- Mani Award  of Sur Singar Sansad
  5. Articles on varied topics and poems were published in Marathi magazines    

2 .Ms.Varsha Malwade (____ Lecturer)

Educational Qualifications M.A

Executive Officer Planning And Development.

Publications/Paper Presentations

  1. Co-author, ‘Ramnarain Ruia College: Kaal, Aaj, Udyaa...' by Ramnarain Ruia College, April 2004 (History of Ruia College)
  2. Co-editor, ‘Sambhashite: A collection of Lectures from Vishnushastri Chiplunkar Lecture Series' by Ramnarain Ruia College, Jan. 2005
  3. Co-authored an article ‘An Abode of Knowledge' in a book titled ‘University of Bombay: An Ornament of the City' a photo biography of University of Mumbai (in its Sesqui- centennial Celebrations) published on 14th January 2007
  4. Member of Editorial Board, Chanakya Mandal Magazine on Competitive Examinations
  5. Member, Editorial Board, ‘Ruiaite'
  6. Weekly column, ‘Shisht- Ashisht' in Marathi daily Lokmat for the year 2004 (on tracing History through Costumes and Manners)
  7. Fortnightly column on youth issues in Marathi daily Lokmat from Jan. 2006 to December 2006
  8. Fortnightly column on youth issues in Marathi daily ‘Prahar' from October 2008

Other Activities

  1. Executive Officer, College Development and Planning
  2. Chairperson, Vidyarthi Pratinidhi Mandal for 2003-04 & 2004-05.

  3.Mrs. Devyani Ganpule  ,Vice Principal

Educational Qualifications M.A

V

Papers Presentions

She has presented Papers at national/ International seminars Conferences

Visiting Faculty

  1. NMIMS University (PGDBM)
  2. ICFAI University(M.S.Finance)
  3. YCMOU University(B.Sc. Actuarial Science)
  4. State Institute of Administrative Careers(Civil Services' Examination)

Other Activities

  1. Coordinator Internal Quality Assurance Cell
  2. Coordinator Ruia Foreign Language Center.
  3. Invited by various institutes / T.V. Channels as a Resource Person for topics related to Career Guidance.

Courses Offered

COURSES OFFERED   

YEAR

PAPERS

F.Y.B.A.

Paper I

Microeconomics

F.Y.B.Sc.

Paper I

Microeconomics

Paper II

Macroeconomics

S.Y.B.A.

Paper II

MacroeconomicsPaper

Paper III

Indian Economy

APPLIED

COMPONENT

Investment Analysis

T.Y.B.A.

COMPULSORY PAPERS

Paper IV

Theory Advanced Economic

Paper V

Growth and Development

Paper VI

Indian Financial System / Industrial and Labour Economics (For Marathi Medium)

OPTIONAL PAPERS

Paper VII

Elementary Mathematics and Statistics for Economic Analysis /Research Methodology

Paper VIII

Introduction to  Econometrics / International Economic Policy and Practice

Paper IX

Export Management

STUDENT INTAKE  

YEAR

STUDENT INTAKE

F.Y.B.A

220 STUDENTS

S.Y.B.A

220 STUDENTS

T.Y.B.A

( ENGLISH MEDIUM)

B.A ECONOMICS  (6 UNITS)    -  70 Seats

B.A ECO-STAT   ( 3+3 UNITS)  -  Max15 Seats

B.A ECO-COMM(3+3 UNITS)    -  15 Seats

B.A ECO-POL (3+3 UNITS)       - Few Seats    

B.AECO-MATH (3+3 UNITS)     - Few Seats    

T.Y.B.A

(MARATHI MEDIUM)

B.A ECONOMICS(6 UNITS)      - 15 to 20 Seats

B.A ECO WITH COMBINATIONS - Few Seats    

Dept Activities

DEPARTMENT ACTIVITIES · 

Felicitation of Meritorious Students  

The Department activities every year start with the Felicitation Programme which is organized in the month of July to encourage and appreciate the efforts of students scoring 60% or above marks at the T.Y.B.A University Exams.

Alumni Interaction

Every year an interaction session is organized with our alumni studying in some of the prestigious universities in India and abroad to guide students about various career choices available after the undergraduate course.

 Educational Tour    

Like every year, an educational tour to Bangalore -Mysore was organized from 26th to 30th December 2008. The highlights of the tour were a visit to the Silk industry and IIM Bangalore.

The aim of such educational tours is not only to encourage students to observe various economic activities and learn beyond their books but to enhance and student - faculty interaction.

ELIXIR  -An Economics Festival 

ELIXIR is a recent activity started three years ago by the Department in order to enhance creativity and provide exposure to students.

 

This year ELIXIR went on to introduce an Intra Collegiate Economics Event on the 2nd December 2009 .Various competitions like Group Discussion, Paper Presentation, Ad-diction (Ad Making) etc were organized for our own students.

 

Also an intercollegiate event that followed on the 9th and 10th December 2009 received great response from all the colleges in and around Mumbai.

PLANNING FORUM ACTIVITIES 

Guest Lecture by Dr.D.M Nachane  Director -IGIDR

A guest lecture by Dr. Nachane was organized to enlighten students about the current "Global Financial Crisis". Every year an effort is made to arrange such lectures by eminent personalities in the field to encourage students to go beyond their books and apply their knowledge to the real world problems.

 A.D Shroff Elocution Competition

Like every year A.D Shroff Memorial Elocution Competition was organized in the month of August on behalf of the Forum of Free Enterprise. First, Second, Third and two consolation prizes were awarded to worthy candidates.

Student Achievements

STUDENT ACHIEVEMENTS (2008-2009)  

Manasi Agaskar, Ms. Dhanashree Thakare and Mr. Rushikesh Kulkarni under the guidance of  Mrs.Mangala Tendulkar  represented  college at the National Conference on "THE GLOBAL ECONOMIC MELTDOWN -REPURCUSSIONS, CHALLENGES AND REFORMS" held in Chennai in January 2009.They were one of the 12  teams selected from 90 submissions received, to present a paper at the conference and were awarded the Second Prize Trophy along with a cash prize.  

Our students also won 1st and 2nd Prize in the Ad-Making Competition, 1st prize in the Power    Point Presentation, 1st Prize in the Quiz Competition at the Artha Manthan'08 -An  Economics fest by Acharya Marathe College. 

Results

RESULTS

The Department of Economics has been consistently producing good results year after year. Every year the passing percentage is more than 85% and around 15- 20% students are awarded with an first class

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Contact

 CONTACT US 

Ms Aditi Abhyankar

Head, Dept of Economics. 

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