Department of Economics

NAME: Leena Nair
POST: Assistant Professor
e.mail id :leena.kkmenon@gmail.com
QUALIFICATION: M.A, M.Phil, Ph.D, NET Qualified
ACADEMIC EXPERIENCE: 21 Years
EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATION

S.No. Educational Qualification year University Specialization
1. M.A (ECONOMICS) 1995 Bangalore University Industrial and Labour Economics
2. UGC-NET (Economics) 1995
3. M.Phil. 2012 Christ University International Economics
4. Registered for PhD 2012 Christ University International Economics

Research Interests :
Title of PhD Thesis: India's Outward Foreign Direct Investment- A study of host country determinants and implications on trade.

Guide: Dr. V. Basil Hans

University: Christ University.

Publications:
'Outward foreign direct investment in the globalization era: The Indian Experience'. International Journal of Research and Development in Technology and Management Sciences,
Volume 21, Issue 5, December 2014.

'India's outward foreign direct investment-charting new courses', vol. 7, Issue 2, July-Dec. 2013. Academic Studies, National Journal of Jyoti research academy. Pp68-75.

'Location Factor in Market-Seeking Internationalization- A study of India's outward foreign direct investment', Vol. 6, issue 2, July-Dec 2012. Academic Studies, National Journal of Jyoti research academy. Pp 72-78.

Papers presented:
7th International Conference on Managing uncertainty and complexity organised by the Department of Management Studies, Kristu Jayanti College, Autonomous on 3rd and 4th April, 2014.

Title of the Paper: "Outward foreign direct investment in the globalization era: the Indian experience"

National conference on New perspectives in Indian Management organised by the Dept. of Management Studies, M.S. Ramaiah Institute of Technology on 23rd and 24th April, 2014.

Title of the paper: "Internationalization strategy: outward FDI by Indian firms"

National Conference on 'Revisiting Business Strategies' at Christ University, 9th March 2012.

Title of the paper: 'Location strategy in Internationalization- A study of India's outward foreign direct investment.'

Conference/Symposium/Seminar/Workshop attended/organised:
Organising committee of the Golden Jubilee Commemorative National Seminar organised by the Social Sciences Forum and the National Seminar on Sustainable Development' organised by the department of Economics on the 9th and 10th of August, 2016.

UGC sponsored National Seminar on 'Financing Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises-Issues and Challenges.' On 14th and 15th September, 2015, organised by St. Joseph's College of Arts and Science.

UGC sponsored state level conference on "Euthnasia", on 23rd January, 2015, organised by Jyoti Nivas College & Archdiocesan Communications centre.

Seminar on Food Security & the Right to Food: ending hunger within a generation, organised by Manrita, JNC on 20th January, 2015.

UGS sponsored International Conference on " Entrepreneurship, Innovation & Inclusiveness- a strategic Paradigm" organised by the IQAC , Jyoti Nivas College, on 16th & 17th September, 2014

Workshop on publishing Research work, Taylor and Francis, Christ University, 25th September 2014.

National conference on 'Are our women & daughters safe today? Listen, feel & respond to women's voices' organised by the IQAC, JNC; 14th and 15th February 2013.

One-day national conference on 'Economics & Ethics', 6th July 2013, organised by DharmaramVidyaKshetram and Christ University PG department of Economics.

UGC sponsored National conference on 'relationship management', 5th and 6th December 2013; organised by the department of psychology, JNC.

Two-Day workshop on SPSS, centre of research, Christ University, 3rd and 4th October 2012.

One Day State Level Symposium on Teachers as facilitators in Capacity building of Youth, 23rd August 2011, JyotiNivas College.

State level conference on Interdisciplinary perspectives on Mind and Body Dynamics, 3-4 March 2011, Jyoti Nivas College.

UGC sponsored National Conference on India at 61: Towards a New Development Paradigm, 23-24 January 2009, St. Joseph's College, Post Graduate department of Economics.

International Conference on Emerging trends in higher education- A Global Perspective, 12-14 August 2008, JyotiNivas College.

Seminar on Global Financial Crisis, November 2008, organized by XIME.

State Level Seminar on Social and Fiscal Dynamics of Higher Education- an Evolving Perspective, 2nd February, 2005, RBANM's First Grade College.

National Level Workshop on Internal Quality Audit in Higher Education, 10th December 2005, JyotiNivas College.

UGC sponsored workshop on Teaching and Evaluation of Economics under Semester Scheme, 30-31 July 2004, National College, Jayanagar.

WTO and its impact on India, 2003.

Workshop on Population Studies, Bangalore University, 2000.

UGC sponsored Seminar on Indian Economy, 1999. Awards/ Achievements
V Rank in MA Economics, Bangalore University
Received Best paper award (runners up) at Christ University for the paper
'Location strategy in Internationalization- A study of India's outward foreign direct investment.' : 2012

Any other
Member, Board of Studies, St. Joseph's Evening College 2014-15.
Member, Board of Studies, NMKRV 2013-14.
Member, Board of Studies, St. Joseph's College of Arts & Science.