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BALATCHANDIRANE GOVINDASAMY

Address for communication


20 D, Block B2, Lawrence Road,

Keshavpuram

DELHI - 110 035

Tel (res) 0091 11 4706 3867

Mobile 0091 9811 434 054

0091 9811 734 984

Tel (off) 0091 11 2766 6675(direct)

0091 11 2766 7725 extn. 1567,8

Fax 0091 11 2766 6675

Email Ids: balagvnd@yahoo.com

balagvnd@gmail.com


Date of birth


24 August 1954


Marital status


Married. Two children.




Qualifications
Academic


Doctor of Philosophy completed in December 2013 from the Department of East Asian Studies, University of Delhi. Dissertation title: “Gender Discrimination in Education and Economic Development: A Case Study of India and East Asia”.
Master of Philosophy completed in May 1981 from the Department of East Asian Studies (formerly the Department of Chinese and Japanese Studies), University of Delhi. Dissertation title: “Japan - United States trade: A case study of Automobiles”.


Master of Arts (Economics) completed in May 1978 from Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi.


Bachelor of Science (Chemistry) completed in April 1976 from Tagore Arts College, Pondicherry.


Pre-University Course completed in April 1971 from Arignar Anna Government Arts College, Karaikal with First Division.


Matriculation completed in March 1970 at the Petit Seminaire High School, Pondicherry with First Division.


Computers


Completed a course on NACSIS-IR – a software for accessing about 50 different data bases related to academic research in Japan - at a workshop organized by the Gakujitsu Yoho Center in association with the Central library of Kanazawa University, Japan in 1995.


Completed a course on Personal Computers and related software conducted by the Computer Center, University of Delhi in 1992.


Familiar with Windows, DOS, MS Word, MS Excel. Did a few courses on these and in C++ and UNIX


Other Professional


Completed the Updating Program in Economics-Mathematics, Statistics and National Income Accounting conducted by the Center for Professional Development in Higher Education, University of Delhi in 1989.


Completed the Orientation Course for University lecturers conducted by the Center for Professional Development in Higher Education, New Delhi in 1989.


Completed a course entitled “Japanese Economic Development” conducted by Professor Kazushi Ohkawa at the International Development Center of Japan, Tokyo in 1981-2.


Job Career


Visiting Professor at the International graduate School of Social Sciences, Yokohama National University, Yokohama, Japan for six months from October 2003.

Associate Professor at the Department of East Asian Studies, University of Delhi since July 2001.


Selection Grade Lecturer (compensation equivalent of Associate Professor) at the Department of East Asian Studies, University of Delhi since July 1998 to July 2001.


Visiting Associate Professor at the Faculty of Economics, Kanazawa University, Japan for a one-year period from December 1994.


Senior Lecturer in Japanese Economics at the Department of Chinese and Japanese Studies (the present Department of East Asian Studies), University of Delhi from March 1992 to June 1998


Lecturer in Japanese Economics at the Department of Chinese and Japanese Studies (the present Department of East Asian Studies), University of Delhi, from March 1985 to February 1992.


Professional experience in India
I have been teaching students at the MA (History) and MA (Political Science) and M.Phil levels and guiding in dissertation writing since 1985.

The courses I have taught at the M.Phil level are:



  1. Integrated Course on Japan

  2. Development Experience of Japan

  3. Research Methodology

  4. Foreign Policy of Modern Japan

The courses I have taught at the MA level are:

    1. Tokugawa Japan and Meiji Restoration

    2. Modernization of Japan, 1868-1926

    3. Rise of Militarism and Foreign Policy of Japan

The courses I have taught at the MA level for the students of MA (East Asian Studies) are

  1. Society in East Asia EA-103

  2. East Asian Economies EA-201

  3. Pre-modern Japan (1550-1868) EA-JP-301

  4. Modern Japan (1868-1945) EA-JP-302

  5. Japan’s International Economic Relations EA-JP-305

  6. Current Issues in the Japanese economy EA-JP-403

The courses taught at MA (Japanese) are:

  1. Modernization and Economic Development of Japan

  2. Monogatari, Nikki, Zuihitsu

The course taught at the Faculty of Economics, Kanazawa University was

  1. Japanese modernization in comparative perspective

The course taught at the international Graduate School of Social Sciences, Yokohama National University was

a) Japanese economic development in comparative perspective

Further I have earlier taken classes for students of the following courses and also trained them for the Japanese Language Proficiency test conducted by the Japan Foundation globally every year:


  1. Two-Year Diploma course in Japanese Language

  2. One-Year Advanced Diploma Course in Japanese Language

  3. One-Year Post-Intensive Advanced Diploma in Japanese Language

Nine M.Phil dissertations have been completed under my supervision. The titles of the dissertations are:

  1. Issues in Higher Education and the Knowledge Economy of Japan.

  2. Labor management in stagnating Japan: The impact of tax and social security policies on women labor participation

  3. Impact of recession on Japanese business practices: A Rational response to the changing economic environment

  4. Japan’s low growth problem: Through the lens of productivity decline.

  5. The Japanese dependence on the Middle East for its petroleum resources

  6. Pollution control and industrial development: A Comparison of the Tokyo-Yokohama region in Japan and the National Capital Territory of India

  7. Higher Education and the modernization in China in the post Reform period.

  8. A Comparative study of General Trading Companies of Japan and Trading Houses of India.

  9. Conflict resolution in Japanese industry in post World War II era 1945-1987.

I have been external examiner for about twenty MPhil Dissertations completed at the School of International Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University



Professional experience abroad


Visiting Research Fellowship at the Institute of Developing Economies, Chiba, Japan for a period of eight months from May 2006 to January 2007. Wrote a Visiting Research Fellowship Report entitled Gender Discrimination in Education and Economic Development: A Study of Asia as well as two Discussion Papers entitled IT Offshoring and India: Some Implications and IT Clusters in India and three field trip reports.


Visiting Professor at the International Graduate School of Social Sciences, Yokohama National University, Yokohama, Japan for a period of six months from the 1st October 2003. Duties included teaching a course on the economic development of Japan in comparative perspective to the graduate students enrolled under the Masters Program in English, guiding research scholars and doing collaborative research.


Visiting Associate Professor at the Faculty of Economics, Kanazawa University, Kanazawa from December 1994 to November 1995. Duties included teaching students at both the Bachelor’s and Master’s level and evaluating them. I also conducted research, independently and also jointly with the members of the Faculty. I pursued research on development, education and agriculture-related issues. I published articles on developmental issues, education and on agricultural protectionism.


Foreign Research Scholar at the Institute of Social Sciences, University of Tokyo from March 1990 to March 1991 researching on Japanese agriculture in the prewar period. During this period I researched on the agricultural development in pre-World War II Japan and read the records of 1920s written in Japanese.


Research Associate at the International Development Center of Japan, Tokyo from March 1981 to January 1983 researching on Japanese agricultural development. During this period I was exposed to Comparative Analysis issues between Japanese economic development in historical perspective and the present day developing world. I also underwent the course on Japanese economic development which was a part of the course designed for development policy planners from the developing countries conducted at this Center. My main areas of interest during this period were agricultural economics and developmental issues.


Scholarships, Fellowships, Awards etc.


Have been awarded a Visiting Research Fellowship by the Institute of Developing Economies, Chiba, Japan for a period of nine months from May 2006 to research on Measuring Gender Discrimination in Education and Its Impact on Economic Development in Asian Countries.


Was invited by the Department of Economics, International Graduate School of Social Sciences, Yokohama National University to be a Visiting Professor for six months from October 2003


Was invited by the Faculty of Economics, Kanazawa University to be a Visiting Associate Professor for one year from December 1994


Was awarded Junior Faculty Fellowship by the Japan Foundation for 12 months from March 1990


Was awarded University Grants Commission Junior Research Scholarship during Ph.D. Program


Was awarded Junior Faculty Member and Future University Instructors Fellowship by the Japan Foundation for one year and ten months from March 1981.


Was awarded UGC Scholarship during M.Phil Program


Was awarded Merit cum Means Scholarship during Graduate Program


Was awarded Post Matric Merit Scholarship during Undergraduate Program


Was awarded Post Matric Merit Scholarship during Pre University Course


Was awarded Government of Pondicherry Scholarship during Matriculation


Languages known
Japanese (Reading, Writing and Speaking)
Tamil (Reading, Writing and Speaking)
English (Reading, Writing and Speaking)
Hindi (Reading and Speaking)
Membership of Academic Organizations:


  • Member, Editorial Board, Journal of Global Business and Trade

  • Member, Editorial Board, Journal of International Trade and Commerce

  • Life Member, Comparative Education Society of India.

  • Member, Task Force on Job Migration, Association of Computing Machinery (ACM), New York since June 2004.

  • Member, Board of Research Studies for the Humanities, University of Delhi.

  • Member, Court, University of Delhi April 2003 to March 2006.


Membership of Social and Cultural Organizations:


  • President, Gayathri Fine Arts, Delhi since April 2011. Vice-President since March 2007. Also Life member, Governing Body member, and Scholarship Committee member.

  • Life member, Mosai, New Delhi.


Visiting Professorships/Assignments


  1. Invited by the Institute of Developing Economies, Chiba, Japan for a period of nine months from May 2006 as a Visiting Research Fellow to do research on the topic Measuring Gender Discrimination in Education and its Impact on Economic Development in Asian Countries.

  2. Invited by the Association for Computing Machinery to be a member of the Job Migration Task Force to prepare a study to assess the impact of globalization of Information technology. (since June 2004)

  3. Invited to work on the project on Development of IT Industries and Regional Innovations in BRICs - The Case of India conducted by the Asian Institute for Regional Innovation, South Korea, in November 2004 on case studies at Bangalore and Hyderabad.

  4. Invited by the Faulty of Economics, International Graduate School of Social Sciences, Yokohama National University, Yokohama, as a Visiting Professor for six months (October 2003 – March 2004)

  5. Invited by the Faculty of Economics, Kanazawa University, Kanazawa as a Visiting Associate Professor for one year (December 1994 – November 1995).


Countries visited in professional capacity

Japan, South Korea, USA, Nepal.


Areas of research interest

Comparative economic development (East Asia and South Asia)

Education and economic development

Gender equality and economic development

Agriculture in economic development

ICT in economic development


References
Professor Masakatsu OKADO

Faculty of Economics, Yokohama National University,

Yokohama, JAPAN

Tel No: 0081-45-339-3540

Email id: okado@hinocatv.ne.jp
Professor Jandhyala B G TILAK

National University of Educational Planning and Administration,

17-B, Sri Aurobindo Marg,

New Delhi-110 016 INDIA

Tel No: 0091-11-2686-1320

Email id: jtilak@vsnl.com


Professor Tojo THATCHENKERY
School of Public Policy, George Mason University,
Fairfax, VA 22030-4444. U.S.A.
Phone 001-703-993-3808

Email id: thatchen@gmu.edu


PAPER PRESENTATIONS AT CONFERENCES AND SEMINARS ABROAD


  1. Presented a paper on “Issues in Higher Education in China and India” at the international conference on “One Asia: Cooperation & Prosperity of Asian Countries” conducted by Institute for Business Management & Economics, Changwon National University, South Korea and Quidao Agricultural University, China at the Hyatt Hotel, Kathmandu on 21st December 2011.

  2. Presented a paper on “Strategic Implications of Human Capital in India Today” at Changwon National University, South Korea on the 20th April, 2011.

  3. Presented a paper on “Saemuel Undong in India” at the International Conference on Global Saemaul Program 2011 at Gyeongju, Republic of Korea on the 19th April, 2011.

  4. Presented a paper on “Education in India – Emerging Issues” at the Hankook University of Foreign Studies, Seoul, Korea on 6th October 2008.

  5. Presented a paper on “Education in India – Emerging Issues” at the Kangwon National University, Chuncheon city, Kangwon-do, Korea on 7th October 2008.

  6. Presented a paper on “IT in India: Trends, Problems and Prospects” at the Kyeongsng University on 10th October 2008

  7. Made the final presentation as a Visiting Research Fellow on the work conducted on the theme of “Gender discrimination in Education and Its Impact on Economic Development in Asian Countries”, at the Institute of Developing Economies, Chiba, Japan on 15th January 2007.

  8. Presented a paper on “IT Industry and IT Clusters in India” at the Conference on “India’s Growth, Economic Clusters and its Social Conflicts” at the International Conference on India held at the Department of Economics, BK21 Education and Research Group in Economics, Pusan National University, Pusan, South Korea on the 8th January 2007.

  9. Presented a paper on “Indian IT Industry’s Trends and Prospects: What it means for Japan” at the Osaka City University, Osaka, Japan on 8th December, 2006

  10. Made a presentation on “ Gendai Indo shakai ni okeru keizai hatten to IT sangyo no doko” (Economic Development in Contemporary India and Trends in the IT Industry) at Japan women’s University, Tokyo, Japan on 18th November 2006. (in Japanese)

  11. Presented a paper on “Gender discrimination in Education and Its Impact on Economic Development in Asian Countries”, at the Institute of Developing Economies, Chiba, Japan on 13th June 2006.

  12. Presented a paper on “India’s Software Industry: What it means for Korea”, at the International Seminar on India: Changes and Development after Liberalization at the Centre for Area Studies, Gyeongsang National University, Jinju, South Korea on 27th May 2006.

  13. Presented a paper on “The Rise of India as a Software Power: Prospects and Implications”, at the International Conference on BRICs with Distinguished Scholars on the theme BRICs & KOREA in the 21st Century at the BRICs Center, Hankuk University of Foreign Studies, Seoul, South Korea on 26th May 2006.

  14. Presented a paper on “Offshore outsourcing of Software and the rise of India: Implications” at the International Conference on Asian Politics: Shaping Asian Security and Foreign Policy at the School of International Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi on 7th March 2006.

  15. Participated in the workshop and discussions of the Job Migration Task Force of the Association of Computing Machinery (ACM) 13, May 2005 at New York, USA.

  16. Participated in the workshop and discussions of the Job Migration Task force of the Association of Computing Machinery (ACM) on 4-5, March 2005 at Palo Alto, California, USA.

  17. Attended the workshop and participated in the discussions at the second meeting of the Job Migration Task Force of the Association of Computing Machinery (ACM) on 3-4, December 2004 at Washington, D.C., USA.

  18. Delivered a lecture on Doing business with East Asia at the School of Public policy, George Mason university, Fairfax, Virginia, USA on the 14th October 2004.

  19. Made a presentation on Information and Communications Technology in the Economic Development of India and East Asia at the first meeting of the Job Migration Task Force of the Association of Computing Machinery (ACM) on 8- 9, October 2004 at Chicago, USA.

  20. Presented a paper on “Gender and discrimination in modern education”, at the School of Economics, Nagoya University, Nagoya, Japan on 17 March 2004.

  21. Presented a paper on “Gender discrimination in education and economic development” at the Faculty of Economics, Osaka City University, Osaka, Japan on 16 March, 2004.

  22. Presented a seminar on “Gender discrimination in education and economic development”, at the Graduate School of Social Sciences, Yokohama National University, Yokohama, Japan on the 20th January 2004. (in Japanese)

  23. Presented a paper on “The IT Industry in India: Potential for cooperation with South Korea” at the Department of Finance and Insurance, Changwon National University, Changwon, South Korea on 28th November 2003.

  1. Presented a paper on “Big Business Groups in India: Challenges and Opportunities” in the international symposium on Big Business Groups in South Asia: Origins, Formation and Change at the Centre for Area Studies, Department of Economics, Gyeongsang National University, Jinju, South Korea on 27th November 2003.

  1. Took part in the Second South West Asia Scholars Alumni Meeting in Tokyo from November 25 – December 1 2002 for exchanging views and sharing experiences about the alumni associations with alumni from Pakistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka and Nepal and well as interaction with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Japan.

  1. Presented a paper on Keizai Hatten: Nihon no keiken to genzai no tojokoku (Economic Development: Japanese Experience and today’s Developing Countries) to the members of the Economics Faculty, Kanazawa University, Japan on 9th November 1995. (in Japanese)

  1. Gave a talk on Indo kara mita Nihon (Japan seen from an Indian perspective) at the Wakagusa Kindergarten school, Kanazawa, Japan to the parents of the wards of the school on 3 November 1995. (in Japanese)

  1. Gave a talk on Nihon no keizai hatten ni tojokoku wa nani wo manabubeki ka (What are the lessons that developing countries should learn from Japanese economic development?) at the Shakkyo Center, Kanazawa, Japan organized by the Ishikawa prefecture chapter of the Indo-Japanese Association and the Kanazawa chapter of the University Women’s Association on 1 November 1995. (in Japanese)

  1. Gave a talk on Indo kara mita Nihon - Indo bunka to Nihon bunka (Japan seen from India: Cultural comparisons) to the members of the Matto city friendship association at the Matto city Community Centre, Ishikawa Prefecture, Japan on 25 September 1995. (in Japanese)

  1. Gave a talk on Yonjusai kara no shogai seikatsu sekkei (Planning for life after forty) to the employees of Kanazawa Municipal Ward Office, Kanazawa, Japan on 7 July 1995. (in Japanese)

  1. Gave a talk on Keizai hatten to josei kyoiku (Economic development and women’s education) at the Neagari City Community Center, Ishikawa prefecture, Kanazawa, Japan. (in Japanese)

  1. Gave a talk on Genzai no Indo no josei mondai (Women’s Issues in contemporary India) to the women’s wing of the Kanazawa University employees labor union, Kanazawa, Japan on 8 February 1995. (in Japanese)

  1. Talked on Indo to Nihon no keizai hatten no hikaku kenkyu (A Comparative Analysis of the Indian and Japanese economic developments), at the Gakushuin College, Tokyo, Japan on 21 December 1990. (in Japanese)

  1. Presented a paper on Indo kara mita Nihon nogyo (Japanese agriculture seen from an Indian perspective) at the Japan-Soviet Symposium: Development and Economic exchange in Japan Sea Region held at the Faculty of Economics, Kanazawa University, Kanazawa, Japan on 26 November 1990. (in Japanese)

PAPER PRESENTATIONS AT CONFERENCES AND SEMINARS IN INDIA




  1. Made the Keynote Address “East Asian Economies: Pointers for India”, at the 11th Annual Conference and Research Symposium on the Theme “Harnessing Opportunities in a Transitioning Global Business and Trade Environment” held at the University of Delhi on the 3rd Jan 2014. (Proceedings published)

  2. Presented a paper on ‘Human Capital and Technology Development in China” at the Round Table on Emerging Trends in Chinese Politics conducted by the Department of East Asian Studies at the International Guest House, Delhi University on 6th April, 2013.

  3. Presented a paper on “Human Capital, Technology Development in China and India” at the Observers Research Foundation, New Delhi on the 8th February 2013.

  4. Presented a paper on “Contemporary Historiographical Trends and Future Directions: Japanese Studies”, in the One day Workshop on Teaching Methods in History of East Asia at the International Guest House, University of Delhi on the 18th Jan 2013.

  5. Presented a paper on “Human Capital and Economic Development: Korea and India”, at the International Conference on “India-Korea Cooperation ane the East Asian Context” organized by the Department of East Asian Studies, University of Delhi along with Korea Institute for International Economic Policy (KIEP) and Korean Association of Indian Social Science Research (KAISS) at University of Delhi on the 25-26 October 2012.

  6. Presented a paper on “Reconstruction and Development: Relevance of Korean Experience in Education”, at the International Conference on “India – Korea Relations: Past and Present” held by the Centre for Indic and Asian Studies, Bhagat Phool Singh Mahila Vishwavidayala, Khanpur Kalan, Sonipat, Hariyana on 18-19 July 2012.

  7. Made a presentation on “Higher Education in China and India”, at the Conference on “India-China Economic Relations and Performances in the 21st Century” organised by Institute for Chinese Studies and the India China Economic and Cultural Council on the 25-26th March, 2011 at the India Habitat Centre, New Delhi.

  8. Made a presentation on “Strategic Implications of Human Capital Today” at the International Workshop on National Security Strategy at the Institute for Defense Studies and Analysis, New Delhi on 22nd December 2010.

  9. Made a presentation on “Some Features in Higher Education in China since 1949” at the Workshop on “Higher Education in East Asia: Lessons for India?” at the Institute of Chinese Studies, New Delhi, on 27th November, 2010.

  10. Made a presentation on “Gender Discrimination in East Asia” at the Institute of Chinese Studies, CSDS, Delhi on 8th April, 2009.

  11. Presented a paper on “Human Capital and Economic Development of Taiwan” at the International Conference on “Taiwan as a Factor in the Emerging Asian Security Architecture”, organized by the Department of East Asian Studies, University of Delhi on 19-21 March 2009.

  12. Presented a paper on “Rise of the Dragon and the Elephant in It Outsourcing: Issues for Japan”, at the Conference on “Japan in a Resurgent Asia” organized by the Department of East Asian Studies, University of Delhi on the 7~8, March 2008.

  13. Made a presentation to the visiting students of Furman University, USA at the Department of East Asian Studies, on “Globalization and IT Offshoring to India” on the 12th January 2008.

  14. Made a seminar presentation on “Gender Education and Economic Development in East Asia” at the Department of East Asian Studies, University of Delhi, on the 10th December 2007.

  15. Presented a paper on “Japanese IT Market and Outsourcing Potential for India” at the International Seminar on India-Japan: A New Era Relationship under the auspices of the India-Japan Round Table, Centre for East Asian Studies, School of International Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University on 16th November 2007

  16. Made a presentation on “Recent economic performance of India with special emphasis on the IT sector” at the Advanced Executive Development Program for Korean Managers conducted at the University of Delhi for CEOs of Korean IT companies on 24th October, 2007.

  17. Made presentation on “Education and Economic Development in Asia”, at the Centre for East Asian Studies, School of International Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University, on the 3rd April, 2007.

  18. Presented a paper on “Offshore outsourcing of Software and the rise of India: Implications” at the International Conference on Asian Politics: Shaping Asian Security and Foreign Policy at the School of International Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi on 7th March 2006.

  19. Presented a paper entitled Human Capital in the Modernization of Japan and India at the Conference on ‘India and Japan in Search of Global Roles’, organized by Japan Foundation at India International Centre, New Delhi on 20th March 2005.

  20. Made a presentation on Links between Higher Education and Basic Education as seen in the context of East Asia and India for the training programme on “Afro-Asia University Dialogue on Basic Education Development” organized by the National Institute of Educational Planning and Administration, New Delhi in collaboration with Center for the Study of International Cooperation in Education, Hiroshima University, Japan on 16th February, 2005.

  21. Presented a paper on “Women’s Education and Development: East Asian Lessons for South Asia”, at the seminar on Women’s Education and Development, from July 31, 2004 to August 2, 2004 at Mrs. Helena Kaushik Women’s (P.G.) College, Malsisar, Jhunjhunu, Rajasthan.

  1. Took part in the panel discussion on The Economies of East Asia held at the Lady Shri Ram College, University of Delhi on 19th September 2003

  1. Presented a paper entitled Gender Discrimination in Education and Economic Development: A study of South Korea, China and India at the International Seminar on India and East Asia: Learning from Each Other held on 27-28 March 2003 by the Department of East Asian Studies, University of Delhi.

  1. Participated in the panel discussion on Strategic Interests of USA, China and Japan in South-East Asia and Asia Pacific at the National Defence College, New Delhi on the 8th August 2002.

  1. Presented a paper on Japan’s ODA to India: Some Recent Issues at the two day national seminar on Indo-Japanese Relations: The Emerging Trends organized by the Centre for East Asian Studies, School of International Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi on 26-27, March 2001.

  1. Presented a paper on The Teaching of Economic Modernization of Japan at a workshop organized by the Department of Chinese and Japanese Studies, University of Delhi for fifty teachers of Delhi University Colleges on 21-22, March 2001.

  1. Presented a paper on Japan South Asia Trade Relations in the three day seminar on Japan South Asia Cooperation during the Post-Cold War Period jointly organised by the Centre for East Asian Studies, School of International Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University and the India International Centre, New Delhi on the 8-10 March 1999.

  1. Gave a talk on An Introduction to the Japanese Economy and Business Practices to the managers of Polaris Software Company, NOIDA on 14 January 1998

  1. Presented a paper on Gender gap in Literacy and Economic Development: A Preliminary Exploration at the National Seminar on East Asia’s 20th century development experience conducted by the Department of Chinese and Japanese Studies, University of Delhi, on 20-21 November 1997.

  1. Presented a paper on Basic Education and Economic Development: Japan, China and India compared at the National Seminar on East Asia’s 20th century development experience conducted by the Department of Chinese and Japanese Studies, University of Delhi, on 20-21 November 1997.(with Rajiv Ranjan and Sreemati Chakrabarti)

  1. Presented a paper on Gender-based Discriminatory Schooling: Pointers from East Asia at the Workshop on Introduction of life-skill classes at primary and secondary level sponsored by the Delhi Commission for Women on 27 September, 1997

  1. Presented a paper on Aspects of Japanese Aid and Investment Policies towards Asia: Issues for India at the Seminar on Indo-Japanese Business & Economic Relations held by the Department of Business Economics and Business Economics Association, University of Delhi, South Campus on 27 February, 1997.

  1. Presented a paper on Japan’s Economic Ties with Asia at the seminar on Japan in Asia at the India International Centre, New Delhi, 24-25 January 1994.

  1. Gave a talk on The Role of Education in the Modernization of Japan as part of the refresher course for University teachers conducted by the Center of Professional Development in Higher Education, University of Delhi, in November 1992.

  1. Presented a paper on Japan in the Asia-Pacific Region and participated in the panel discussion on Economic and Security Ramifications for Japan in the New World Order with special reference to the Asia-Pacific Region at the National Defence College, New Delhi on 19 March 1992.

  1. Presented a paper on Agricultural Protectionism in Japan in the Seminar on Japan in a Changing World held at the School of International Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi on 29 Mach 1989.

  1. Gave a talk on the Economic Modernization of Japan in the Workshop Profiles of Japan organized by the Japan Cultural and Information Center, Embassy of Japan along with NCERT for the secondary school teachers and curricula planners at New Delhi on the 15th November 1988

  1. Gave a talk on Transformation of Japan into a Modern Nation - Economic Aspect in the workshop Profiles of Japan organized by the Japan Cultural and Information Center, Embassy of Japan along with NCERT for the secondary school teachers and curricula planners on 20th February 1986 at Hotel Hyatt Regency, New Delhi.



LIST OF PUBLICATIONS
Edited Books


  1. Japan in a Resurgent Asia New Delhi: Manak Publishers Pvt Ltd. (2010)




  1. India and East Asia: Learning from Each Other New Delhi: Manak Publishers Pvt Ltd. (2004) (with Sushila Narsimhan)


Books/Monographs


  1. Gender Discrimination in Education and Economic Development: A Study of Asia Chiba: Institute of Developing Economies, 2007, Visiting Research Fellow Report, 221 + xii pages.


Chapters in Books


  1. “Reconstruction and Development: Relevance of the Korean Experience in Education”, Pankaj Mittal, Daisy and Ravi Bhushan (eds.) AFFINITIES, India and Korea: Past and Present D.K. Printworld (P) Ltd., New Delhi, 2014. ISBN  9788124606933




  1. “Strategic Implications of Human Capital Today” in Krishnappa Venkatshamy and Princy George (ed.), Grand Strategy for India: 2020 and Beyond (Pentagon Security International, New Delhi, 2012). Pp. 146-161.




  1. “Offshoring of IT and the rise of India: Foreign Policy Implications”, in Bhalla, Madhu ed. book (forthcoming)




  1. “Rise of the Elephant and the Dragon in IT Offshoring: Implications for Japan”, in G. Balatchandirane (ed) Japan in a Resurgent Asia New Delhi: Manak Publishers Pvt Ltd. (2010). Pp. 125-145.




  1. “Women’s Education and Development: East Asian Lessons for South Asia”, in Jandhyala B G Tilak ed., Women’s Education and Development New Delhi: Gyan Publishing House, 2007, pp. 35-70.




  1. “India’s BRICs Ambitions, Human Capital and Japanese Lessons” in Rajaram Panda and Yoo Fukazawa eds., India and Japan in Search of Global Roles New Delhi: Promilla & Co., Publishers in association with Bibliophile South Asia and Japan Foundation, 2007, pp. 182-210.




  1. “The Economic Modernization of Japan”, (New Delhi: Indira Gandhi National Open University, (forthcoming)




  1. “The Country Perspective”, Chapter 3 in Aspray, William, Frank Mayadas, Moshe Y. Vardi, Editors., 2006 Globalization and Offshoring of Software A Report of the ACM Job Migration Task Force pp. 101-33. (along with Michael Blasgen, Martin Kenney, Arndt Bode, Charles H. House, Vivek Mansingh, Goran Marklund, Bankim Shah and Takashi Umezawa)




  1. “Education”, Chapter 7 in Aspray, William, Frank Mayadas, Moshe Y. Vardi, Editors., 2006 Globalization and Offshoring of Software A Report of the ACM Job Migration Task Force pp. 213-53. (along with Fran Allen, Alok Aggarwal, Steve Andriole, Ashish Arora, William Aspray, Arndt Bode, Martin Kenney, Goran Marklund, Frank Mayadas, Peter Mertens, Robert Schnabel, Roli Varma and Stuart Zweben)




  1. “Information communication technology and Economic Development: the Indian Context” in Tojo Thatchenkery and Roger R. Stough eds., Information Communication Technology and Economic Development (Edward Elgar, Northampton, MA, 2005) (along with Tojo Thatchenkery, Roger Stough and Rupa Ranganathan). pp. 29-46.




  1. “Gender Discrimination in Education and Economic Development: Lessons from East Asia” in Sushila Narsimhan and G. Balatchandirane eds., India and East Asia: Learning from Each Other New Delhi: Manak Publishers Pvt Ltd. (2004). pp. 101-59.




  1. “Should India’s dependence on Japan’s ODA continue?” in K V Kesavan (ed.) Building a Global Partnership: Fifty Years of Indo Japanese Relations (New Delhi: Lancer Books, 2002) pp. 145 – 63.




  1. “Japan – South Asia Trade: Trends and Prospects”, in K.V.Kesavan and Lalima Varma (eds.) Japan-South Asia: Security and Economic Perspectives (New Delhi: Lancers Books, 2000) pp.489 – 515.




  1. “Current Economic Issues Confronting Japan”, Reprinted in Verinder Grover (ed.) Japan: Government and Politics (New Delhi: Deep & Deep Publications, 2000) pp. 160 –7. Originally published in World Focus 169, January 1994, pp. 14-17.




  1. “Sovereignty and Liberalization: Indo-Japanese Economic ties”, Reprinted in Verinder Grover (ed.) Japan: Government and Politics (New Delhi: Deep & Deep Publications, 2000) pp. 168 – 173. Originally published in Link (New Delhi), 16 February 1992. Pp. 4 – 6.




  1. “The Modernization of Japan” in K.T.S.Sarao (ed)., Modern History of Japan (1868-1953) (New Delhi: R & R Publishers, 1999) pp.31-64. Hindi version published as “Japan ka Adhunikikaran“, in K.T.S Sarao ed., Adhunik Japan ka Ithihas (1868-1953) (New Delhi: Guild Publishers, 1999), pp.31-58.




  1. “Post World War I Economy”, in Post World War I Japan, Unit 24, Block 6 of History of China and Japan (1840-1949), (New Delhi: Indira Gandhi National Open University, January 1992), pp. 27-39.




  1. “Agricultural Development in Japan and India: A Historical Comparison”, in K.V.Kesavan ed., Contemporary Japanese Politics and Foreign Policy (New Delhi: Radiant Publishers, 1989), pp. 51-68.




  1. “Economic and Social Indicators of Japan”, Appendix II in Savitri Vishwanathan ed., Japan: The New Challenges (New Delhi: Allied Publishers, 1982), pp.186-203. (with Rajiv Ratan Singh).

Articles in Journals/Periodicals





  1. “Increasing competition in Indian Society: Impact on Youth”, International Journal of Family Welfare 2008.(With Rama Balatchandirane)




  1. “Human Capital in the Modernization of Japan and India”, The Indian Journal of Labour Economics, Vol.48, No. 3, July-September 2005. pp. 605-18.  ISSN: 0019-5308




  1. “Gender Discrimination in Education and Economic Development: A Study of South Korea, China and India”, International Studies (New Delhi/Thousand Oaks/London) Vol.40, no.4, October 2003. pp.349-378.




  1. “A Study of Major Big Business Houses in India: Performance and Prospects since the Reforms” (with Duk Ahm, Kong), The Journal of Indian Studies, (Seoul), Vol.9, no.2. Nov 2004, pp. 141-82.




  1. “Basic Education and Economic Development: A Comparative Study of Japan, China and India”, International Studies (New Delhi/Thousand Oaks/London) July 2001,Vol.38, No.3, pp.229 – 75. (with Rajiv Ranjan and Sreemati Chakrabarti)




  1. “Gender Gap in Education: Impact on Economic Development”, CURES (Center for Urban and Regional Studies, Faculty of Economics, Kanazawa University), 31 Jan 2001, No.56. pp.8 – 11.




  1. “Impact of Structural Adjustment on Indian Education”, Kanazawa Daigaku Keizai Gakubu Ronshu (Economic Review, Faculty of Economics, Kanazawa University) January 2001, vol. 21, no. 1, pp. 197 – 227.




  1. “State and Education: India’s Failures and Japanese Lessons”, Journal of the Japanese Association for South Asian Studies, (Tokyo), October 2000, No. 12, pp. 175 – 202.




  1. “Gender gap in Literacy and Economic Development: A Preliminary Investigation” Journal of Educational Planning and Administration, Volume XII, No.3,July 1998, pp. 289-311.




  1. “The Costs of Competitive Populism”, The Review of Contemporary News and Views (New Delhi), Vol II, No.12, December 1997, pp. 12-3.




  1. “Language and the modernization of Japan”, The Review of Contemporary News and Views (New Delhi), Vol II, No.11, November 1997, pp.7-10.




  1. “Japan’s ODA and its impact on India”, India-Japan Quarterly, Special Issue, October – December 1997, p.41-51.




  1. “Corruption: Can education be an antidote?” The Review of Contemporary News and Views (New Delhi), Vol. II. No. 8, August 1997, pp. 9-13.




  1. “Education: Economic Benefits and Political Obstacles” The Review of Contemporary News and Views (New Delhi), Vol. II. No.7, July 1997 pp14-15.




  1. “Japanese Investment in India: Need for a clear policy” The Review of Contemporary News and Views (New Delhi), March 1997, Vol.II, No.3, pp 17-8.




  1. “Infrastructure and the Indian Economy”, The Review of Contemporary News and Views (New Delhi), Vol. I, January 1997, Vol.I, No.2, pp21-2.




  1. “Free Trade and Japan’s Agricultural Market”, The Review of Contemporary News and Views (New Delhi), Vol I, No.1. December 1996.




  1. “Women’s Education and National Development”, The Review of Contemporary News and Views (New Delhi) Vol.1, No.2, October 1996, pp. 9-11.




  1. “Japanese Modernization and Education”, Japan Foundation Bulletin (New Delhi) Issue No. 6, March 1996, pp 2-5.




  1. “Current Features of Japanese Agriculture and the Protectionism Issue”, Kanazawa Daigaku Keizai Gakubu Ronshu (Economic Review, Faculty of Economics, Kanazawa University) Vol. 16, no.1, December 1995, pp. 25-67. (with Yuichi Hayashi)




  1. “Education in Economic Development”, Lead Article, CURES (Center for Urban and Regional Studies, Faculty of Economics, Kanazawa University), no 36, 31 October 1995, pp. 1-4.




  1. “Infrastructure in Economic Development”, CURES (Center for Urban and Regional Studies, Faculty of Economics, Kanazawa University), no. 35,31 July 1995, pp. 3-6.




  1. “Role of Education in Japan’s Modernization: A Reassessment”, China Report (New Delhi/Thousand Oaks/London) Vol. 31, no.2, April-June 1995, pp.219-33.




  1. “Indian Economic Reforms: Lessons from Japan”, CURES (Center for Urban and Regional Studies, Faculty of Economics, Kanazawa University), no. 34, 30 March 1995, pp. 4-8.




  1. “Japan’s Economic Ties with Asia”, Strategic Analysis Vol. XVII, no.6, September 1994, pp. 717-34.




  1. “Japan’s Energy Security”, Strategic Analysis Vol. XVI, no.11, February 1994. pp. 1475-89. (with GVC Naidu)




  1. “Current Economic Issues Confronting Japan”, World Focus 169, January 1994, pp. 14-17.




  1. “Japan and Southeast Asia in the Post-Cold War Era”, Strategic Analysis Vol. XVI, no.7, October 1993, pp. 889-99. (with GVC Naidu)




  1. “Sovereignty and Liberalization: Indo-Japanese Economic ties”, Link (New Delhi), 16 February 1992. Pp. 4 – 6.




  1. “Japan-ASEAN Relations: Seikei Bunri and after”, Link (New Delhi), 5 January 1992.


Project Reports


  1. ‘IT Clusters in India – What this means for others’ submitted to Korea Research Foundation on the project IT Clusters in India – What Relevance to Economic Development? in September 2007.




  1. ‘Education and Training” in Development of IT Industries and Regional Innovations in BRICs - The Case of India, The Asian Institute for Regional Innovation, South Korea, November 2004. pp. 75-87.




  1. “Development of IT Industry in Bangalore and Hyderabad IT Clusters and the impact on the local economy” in Development of IT Industries and Regional Innovations in BRICs - The Case of India, The Asian Institute for Regional Innovation, South Korea, November 2004. pp. 105-17.




  1. “The Status Quo of the studies on Japanese economics in India” The Japan Foundation, New Delhi, November 2004.


Discussion Papers


  1. “IT Offshoring and India: Some Implications”, Discussion Paper No. 86, Institute of Developing Economies, Chiba, Japan, January 2007.




  1. “IT Clusters in India”, Discussion Paper No. 85, Institute of Developing Economies, Chiba, Japan, January 2007.



Review Articles/Book Reviews





  1. Book Review of The World Bank 2011, Reducing Inequality for Shared Growth in China: Strategy and Policy Options for Guangdong Province. Washington D.C., The World Bank. Journal of Educational Planning and Administration Volume XXVI, No. 3, July 2012, pp. 499‐502.




  1. Book Review of Prem Shankar Jha The Battle Between Soft and Hard Power (Viking, Penguin Books New Delhi 2010 in China Report 47,4 (2011): 320-3.




  1. Book Review of Teruoka Shuzo ed., Agriculture in the Modernization of Japan (1850-2000) New Delhi: Manohar Publishers, 2008. Japanese Journal of Rural Economics March 2008 Vol 10.




  1. Book Review of Bray, Mark & Ramsey Koo eds., Education and Society in Hong Kong and Macao: Comparative Perspectives on Continuity and Change The University of Hong Kong, Comparative Education Research Centre, 2004. Journal of Educational Planning and Administration Volume XX, No.4, October 2006, pp.485-67.




  1. Book Review of Hayhoe, Ruth Full Circle: A Life with Hong Kong and China, Hong Kong: The University of Hong Kong, Comparative Education Research Centre, 2004. Journal of Educational Planning and Administration, Volume XX, No.3, July 2006. pp. 371-74.




  1. Book Review of Mark Bray and W.O.Lee edited Education and Political Transition: Themes and Experiences in East Asia (Hong Kong: Comparative Education Research Centre, The University of Hong Kong, 2001) in Journal of Educational Planning and Administration, Volume XVI No. 4 October 2002 pp. 589-592.




  1. Book Review of Ruth Hayhoe CHINA’S UNIVERSITIES 1895 – 1995: A Century of Cultural Conflict (Hong Kong: Comparative Education Research Centre, The University of Hong Kong, 1999) in Journal of Educational Planning and Administration, Volume XV No.. 1, January 2001, pp.116 – 19.




  1. Book Review of Michael Agelasto & Bob Adamson (eds)., Higher Education in Post-Mao China (Hong Kong: Hong Kong University Press, 1998) in Journal of Educational Planning and Administration, Volume XIII, No.4, October 2000, pp. 505 – 9.




  1. Book Review, Sureshchandra Shukla and Rekha Kaul (eds.,) Education, Development and Underdevelopment, Journal of Educational Planning and Administration, Volume XII, No.4, October 1998, pp.463-8.




  1. Review Essay, “Development: Issues and Realities”, Parts I & II, The Review of Contemporary News and Views (New Delhi), Vol.III, NO.5, May 1998, pp.22-24 and Vol.III, No.6, June 1998, pp.21-24.




  1. Book Review of Cheryl Payer, Lent and Lost: Foreign Credit and Third World Development, The Review of Contemporary News and Views (New Delhi), Vol.II, No.5, May 1997, pp. 20-22.




  1. “Asian Experiences of Development”, Review Article, China Report Vol. XXI, no.5, September-October 1985, pp. 439-46.




  1. “Japan’s Computer Challenge”, Book Review, China Report Vol. XXI, no.2, March-April 1985, pp. 173-176.



Popular Press





  1. “Will rising labor and talent advantages help the elephant gallop?”, The 21st Century Business Herald – China (Shanghai) 21 March 2007. (in Chinese)




  1. “Lying about education”, The Economic Times 26 June 1997.




  1. “Japanese investments: India must list aims”, The Hindustan Times (New Delhi), 23 February 1994.




  1. “Rice Import: Japan won’t oblige US”, The Hindustan Times (New Delhi), 3 December 1993.




  1. “Agriculture in Japan”, The Patriot (New Delhi), 14 February 1990.


Miscellaneous


  1. “Nihon deno ‘amai’ dekigoto” (A ‘Sweet’ Experience in Japan)” 2007. Warudo Torendo (World Trend) No. 136 Institute of Developing Economies, January. Culture Shock: Japan through the eyes of a foreigner (translated into Japanese). P. 51.




  1. “Shimane: Tradition and Technology” VRF Forum, Institute of Developing Economies, Chiba, Japan.




  1. “Impressions on the trip to Kamogawa Shizen Okoku and Tenjoji, Tai no ura on 12th September 2006” VRF Forum, Institute of Developing Economies, Chiba, Japan.




  1. “On the Study Tour to Yamagata Prefecture, 21-23 August 2006”, VRF Forum, Institute of Developing Economies, Chiba, Japan.




  1. “Fukuzatsuna ryutsu shisutemu” (A complicated distribution system) JMA Marketing Horizon, (Tokyo) Oct 1982, p 4. (in Japanese)


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