V Upadhyay

V Upadhyay

Contact Information

Department of Humanities and Social Sciences,
Indian Institute of Technology, Hauz Khas, New Delhi.
Ph: 91-11-26591375, Mobile: 91-9871433606
Email: upadhyay@hss.iitd.ernet.in

Research Areas

Development Economics, Political Economy, Indian Economy

Academic Background

Doctor of Philosophy (Ph. D.) in Economics
McMaster University, Canada, 1985.
Ph. D. Thesis Title: "A Reassessment of the Indian Heavy Industrialization Strategy".

Master of Arts in Economics
McMaster University, Canada, 1977.

Master of Arts in Economics
University of Rajasthan, 1974,
First Division and First Rank in the University.

Bachelor of Science
Subjects: Physics, Mathematics and Statistics
University of Rajasthan, 1971,
First Division and Ninth Rank in the University.

Employment History

December, 1985 to present: IIT, Delhi (Professor since July 2002)
August 1985 to December 1985: IIT, Kanpur
September 1984 to June 1985: University of New Brunswick, Canada
July 1982 to August 1984: University of P.E.I., Canada
Summer 1981 and Summer 1982: McMaster University, Canada
October 1974 to August 1976: University of Rajasthan, Jaipur


1. 'The World at the Crossroads: Understanding the Modern Day Multipolarity' available at http://ssrn.com/author=2189488

2. Upadhyay, V "Can Capitalism Survive High Degree of Automation? A Comparison with Thomas Piketty's Argument", available at http://ssrn.com/author=2189488

3. Upadhyay, V., “What Happened to the Left Alternative?”, JANATA, Vol.68, No.46, Nov 24, 2013, pp.6-9 (can be accessed on SSRN at http://ssrn.com/author=2189488).

4. Upadhyay, V “The Class Question in the Growth and Equity Debate”, Economic & Political Weekly, Vol. XLVIII, No.21, May 25, 2013, pp. 14-16.

5. Yadav, Swati, V. Upadhyay, and Seema Sharma, “Impact of Fiscal Policy Shocks on the Indian Economy”, Margin: The Journal of Applied Economic Research, Vol. 6, No.4, November 2012, pp. 415-44

6. Sen, Akshaya K., Geetam Tiwari, and V. Upadhyay, “Estimating Marginal External Costs of Transportation in Delhi”, Transport Policy, Vol. 17, 2010, pp.27-37.

Teaching Areas

Microeconomics, Macroeconomics, Development Economics, Indian Economy