Ms. Priyanka Menon


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Ms. Priyanka Menon

Ms. Priyanka Menon

Designation: Assistant Professor (Adjunct)
Area: Economics

Education: 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 Qualifications

  • D. in Economics-Finance (2015- till present) , Thesis Submitted in February 2020, Institute for Financial Management and Research (Now, IFMR GSB).
  • Sc. Five-year integrated Economics (2010-2015), Pondicherry University


Work Experience


  • Research assistant: Market-led Rural Development Approaches: A Systematic Training Review, funded by DFID, 2016-2017.


Areas of Interest

  • Macroeconomics
  • Environmental Economics
  • Development Economics


Papers Presented

International Conference

  • Menon, P.  (2019), The road to banking the unbanked: Financial inclusion and Financial inclusion 6th Annual Symposium of the Society for Economic Measurement, Goethe University, Frankfurt, Germany, 16th -18th August, 2019
  • Menon P, (2019), Carbon emission, energy consumption, trade openness and financial development: An Indian Story 55th Annual Conference of the Indian Econometric Society, National Institute for Securities Market, Mumbai, India, 7th -10th January, 2019
  • Menon P. (2018), Re investigation into the relation between financial development and investments in India 2nd International Conference on Economics and Finance, BITS Pilani, Goa Campus, 16th -17th February, 2018


National Conference

  • Menon, P. (2020) , Is the finance -growth relation non-linear? A panel study 2nd Rajagiri Conference on Economics and Finance, Virtual platform, 5th – 6th November, 2020
  • Menon P. (2017), Link between Financial Development and Economic Growth 10th Doctoral Thesis IBS-IGIDR Conference, IBS Hyderabad, India , 20th– 22nd April, 2017


Publications / Chapters/ Cases/ Book Review

  • 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.



  • R-software at the 55th TIES Conference at National Institute for Securities Market, January 2019.
  • Advanced Macroeconomics Thinking at Azim Premji University, August 2018.
  • Research Methodology and Applied Econometrics workshop held at the Central University of Tamil Nadu in collaboration with The Indian Econometrics Society (TIES), March 2017.
  • Panel data workshop at Institute for Financial Management and Research, January 2017.
  • Frontiers of Development workshop at the Institute for Financial Management and Research, November 2016.
  • Three-day Residential Training Workshop on Systematic Reviews and Evidence Summary organized by the ePPI Centre, LIRNE Asia and The UK aid at Colombo, Sri Lanka, April 2016.



  • Diploma in Foreign Trade (2014-2015), Pondicherry University
  • Diploma in Investment Management (2013-2014), Pondicherry University
  • Certificate course in French (2011-2012), Pondicherry University


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