Dr. Sushil Kumar Rai

Dr. Sushil Kumar Rai

Associate Professor

Profile Summary

Dr. Sushil Kumar Rai is a highly motivated and driven faculty member specializing in macroeconomics and applied econometrics. With a Doctor of Economics degree in the area of Micro, Small, and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs), he possesses a deep understanding of the complex dynamics of MSMEs, contemporary macroeconomic issues, and environmental economics.

Work Experience

Prior to joining UPES, Dr. Rai served as an Assistant Professor and Head of the Department of Economics at Mody University of Science & Technology, Sikar, Rajasthan.

Research Interests

Micro, Small, and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs)

Contemporary Macroeconomics Issues

Energy and Environmental Economics

Teaching Philosophy

With extensive teaching experience, Dr. Rai employs a comprehensive approach to his lectures, focusing on the fundamentals and discipline of economics in relation to the complex socio-economic environment. Through a combination of lectures, class participation, brainstorming, problem-solving, and case studies, he equips his students with the necessary tools to excel academically and professionally.

Courses Taught

Dr. Rai teaches various courses, including managerial economics, econometrics, macroeconomics, and international trade at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels. He creates a stimulating learning environment through his engaging teaching style, fostering the intellectual growth of his students.

Awards and Grants

During his PhD program, Dr. Rai received a research fellowship from Banaras Hindu University (BHU), recognizing his commitment to academic excellence.

Scholarly Activities

Dr. Rai has made significant contributions to the academic community through his research publications. His work focuses on topics such as MSMEs, macroeconomic issues, and energy and environmental economics. He has published research articles in reputable peer-reviewed journals, demonstrating his expertise and dedication to exploring key economic issues and their implications. Additionally, he actively participates in the scholarly peer-review process, serving as a reviewer for esteemed journals such as Environmental Science and Pollution Research (Springer), International Journal of Sustainable Economy (Inderscience), South Asia Economic Journal (SAGE), and International Journal of Entrepreneurship and Small Business (Inderscience).