Praveen Kulshreshtha

PhD (Cornell University)

Professor, Economics Group, Department of Economic Sciences

Research Interest



  • PhD, Economics, Cornell University, 1997
  • M.A., Economics, Cornell University, 1994
  • M.Stat, Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata, 1989
  • B.Stat (Hons.), Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata, 1987



  • "Evolutionarily Stable Conjectures and Social Optimality in Oligopolies" (Co-author: Swapnika Reddy Rachapalli, I.I.T.K., Kanpur, India), Theoretical Economics Letters, Vol. 3, February, 2013, pp. 12-18

  • "An Efficiency and Welfare Classification of Rationing by Waiting in the Presence of Bribery", Journal of Development Economics, Vol. 83, No. 2, July, 2007, pp. 530-548

  • "Business Ethics Versus Economic Incentives: Contemporary Issues and Dilemmas", Journal of Business Ethics, Vol. 60, No. 4, September, 2005, pp. 393-410

  • "Efficiency Analysis of Coal-based Thermal Power Generation in India during Post-Reform Era" (Co-author: Dr. K.R. Shanmugam, M.S.E., Chennai, India), International Journal of Global Energy Issues, Vol. 23, No. 1, January, 2005, pp. 15-28

  • "No return, No refund: An Analysis of Deposit-Refund Systems" (Co-author: Sudipta Sarangi, Louisiana State University, U.S.A.), Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, Vol. 46, Issue 4, December, 2001, pp. 379-394


  • Recognised as a "Star Performer of IIT Roorkerr" from HSS Department, IIT Roorkee, for the academic year 2005-06, based on Annual Faculty Performance Assessment (judged on Teaching, Research, Projects etc.), which equaled 4 (on a 5-point scale)

  • Received letter of commendation at IIT Kanpur for teaching ECO321 Industrial Economics, a core course in the M.Sc. (Int.) Economics Program, during July – December, 2009



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