Ms. Priyanka Menon


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Ms. Priyanka Menon

Designation : Assistant Professor 

Qualification : Ph.D. Economics-Finance (Thesis Submitted)



Ms. Priyanka Menon has done her PhD in Economics-Finance (Thesis submitted) from the Institute for Financial Management and Research, Chennai (Now IFMR GSB). She pursued her Master of Sciences in Economics (M. Sc. 5-year integrated Economics) from Pondicherry University, Puducherry.


Educational Qualification

  • Ph.D. in Economics-Finance (Thesis submitted)
  • MSc. 5 year integrated Economics (2010-2015)
  • PG Diploma in Foreign Trade (2014-2015).
  • PG Diploma in Investment Management (2013-2014).
  • Certificate course in French (2011-2012).

Work Experience (Research /Teaching)

  • Saintgits College of Applied Sciences from October 2020 till date. 

Area of Interest (Research /Teaching)

  • Macroeconomics
  • Environmental Economics
  • Development Economics

Research/ funded project

Research assistant: Market-led Rural Development Approaches: A Systematic Training Review, funded by DFID, 2016.

Journal Publications

  • Menon, P. (2018). The rise of the shadow economy: An Indian perspective. Journal of Public Affairs, e1880.
  • Menon, P., & Kumar, L. (2018). Reinvestigation into the relation between financial development and investments in India. Asian Journal of Empirical Research8(8), 307-320.
  • Menon, P. (2019). Financial inclusion, banking the unbanked: Concepts, issues, and policies for India. Journal of Public Affairs, e1911.
  • Menon, P. (2019). An Indian story on carbon emission, energy consumption, trade openness, and financial development. Journal of Public Affairs, e1953.

Papers Presentation

  • Presented paper titled “The road to banking the unbanked: Financial inclusion and Financial inclusion” at the Society for Economic Measurement’s 6th Annual Symposium ,2019 at Goethe University, Frankfurt, Germany
  • Presented Paper titled “Carbon emission, energy consumption, trade openness and financial development: An Indian Story” at the 55th TIES (The Indian Econometric Society) conference (2019) at National Institute for Securities Market in association with University of Mumbai.
  • Presented paper titled “Re investigation into the relation between financial development and investments in India.”  at the International Conference on Economics and Finance, ICEF 2018, at BITS Pilani, Goa.
  • Presented paper titled “Link between Financial Development and Economic Growth” in the proposal track at the 10th Doctoral Thesis IBS-IGIDR Conference held at IBS Hyderabad on 20th April to 22nd April 2017.

Workshop/Training /seminar/ conferenceAttended


  • Attended a workshop on R-software at the 55th TIES Conference,2019.
  • Attended a workshop on Advanced Macroeconomics Thinking ( 2018) at Azim Premji University.
  • Participated in Research Methodology and Applied Econometrics workshop held at the Central University of Tamil Nadu in collaboration with The Indian Econometrics Society (TIES) held on 27th to 30 March 2017.
  • Attended Panel data workshop at Institute for Financial Management and Research, 2017.
  • I have attended the Frontiers of Development workshop at the Institute for Financial Management and Research, 2016.
  • I have participated in three-day Residential Training Workshop on Systematic Reviews and Evidence Summary organized by the ePPI Centre, LIRNE Asia and The UK aid on 31st March 2016 to 2nd April 2016 at Colombo, Sri Lanka.

Additional Roles

Adjunct Faculty at Saintgits Institute of Management

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