About:

I am an assistant professor at the Department of Humanities and Social Sciences, IIIT Guwahati, Assam. I did my master degree in Economics with specialization in Econometrics and Mathematical Economics from Dibrugarh University and received Ph. D. from IIT Kharagpur, West Bengal in 2014. The title of my thesis is "Economic viability and farmers adoption of Jatropha plantation in North East India." I joined IIIT Guwahati on 26th December 2014. Before joining IIIT Guwahti, I was working as an Assistant Professor at NIT Sikkim.

Research Interests:

I am working on areas related to the issues of Development Economics, Health Economics, and Experimental Economics. My research works are applied in nature. Currently, I am focusing on policy interventions and people's participation in health screening program.

Teaching:

Currently, I am teaching three courses to B. Tech students of IIIT Guwahati namely Economics, Macroeconomic problems and policies, and Consumer behaviour and welfare economics. I have also developed courses for Ph. D. students.

Publications:

Book Chapter
  • Kishor Goswami, Hari Kanta Choudhury and Jitu Saikia, "Perspective of Biodiesel Industry in North East India", in Renewable Energy & Sustainable Development , by Kataki, Rupam and Borah, Anil C. (Eds), EBH Publishers, India, pp. 293-309, 2012, ISBN: 978-93-80261-78-2.
  • Hari Kanta Choudhury and Kishor Goswami, "Biofuels Industry in India and Canada: A Comparative Study", in Changing Economic Environment and Performance of the Nations: Canada and India, by Joshi, S., Hejazi, W. and Bhadarka, N. (Eds), Excel India Publishers, New Delhi, pp. 135-143, 2012, ISBN: 978-93-81361-83-2.
  • Journals
  • Kishor Goswami and Hari Kanta Choudhury, "To Grow or Not to Grow? Factors Influencing the Adoption of and Continuation with Jatropha in North East India", Renewable Energy (Elsevier), Vol. 81, pp. 627-638, 2015.

  • Hari Kanta Choudhury and Kishor Goswami, "Do Different Approaches to Measurement of Risk Behaviour Yield Different Results?", Agricultural Economics Research Review, Vol. 27, No. 1, pp. 49-60, 2014.

  • Hari Kanta Choudhury and Kishor Goswami, "Determinants of Expansion of Area under Jatropha Plantation in North East India: A Tobit Analysis", Forest Policy and Economics (Elsevier) , Vol. 30, pp. 46-52, 2013.

  • Kishor Goswami, Hari Kanta Choudhury and Jitu Saikia, "Factors Influencing Farmers' Adoption of Slash and Burn Agriculture in North East India", Forest Policy and Economics (Elsevier), Vol. 15, pp. 146-151, 2012.

  • Kishor Goswami, Jitu Saikia and Hari Kanta Choudhury, "Economic Benefits and Costs of Jatropha Plantation in North East India", Agricultural Economics Research Review, Vol. 24, No. 1, pp. 99-108, 2011.

  • Pradosh K Nath, Hari Kanta Choudhury and Diptee Sahoo, "Adaptation to Climate Change in Indian Economy: Lessons from Global Experience", Assam Economic Journal, Department of Economics- Dibrugarh University, Vol. 21, pp. 67-94, 2008.

    Conference Preceedings
  • Kishor Goswami and Hari Kanta Choudhury, "Biofuels versus Food: Understanding the Trade-offs between Climate Friendly Crop and Food Security", in Food in Bio-based Economy: Sustainable Provision and Access held in Wageningen, Netherlands during May 27-29, 2015.

  • Kishor Goswami and Hari Kanta Choudhury, "Does Production of Jatropha Reduce Food Production in North East India?", in 6th South Asia Economic Summit held in Colombo, Sri Lanka during September 2-4, 2013.

  • Kishor Goswami, Hari Kanta Choudhury and Jitu Saikia, "Potential of Biodiesel Industry in North East India", in proceedings of the National Conference on Renewable Energy 2010 (NCRE2010) held during March 23-25, 2010 in Tezpur University, Tezpur, Assam.

  • Hari Kanta Choudhury and Kishor Goswami, "Biofuels Industry in India and Canada: A Comparative Study", in proceedings of the International Conference on Changing Economic Environment and Performance of the Nations: Canada and India , pp. 21-22, MS University of Baroda, India, September 20-22, 2009.
    Ongoing Project
  • "Impact of occupational mobility on socio-economic-demographic behaviour of tea garden labour community of Assam: A case study," Sponsored by Indian Council of Social Sciences (ICSSR) 2016-17.
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    Dr. Hari K. Choudhury

    Assistant Professor (HSS)

    PhD (IIT Kharagpur)

    Email:

    harikanta09@gmail.com

    Contact:

    9749430881