Faculty Department

Dr. Sushil Kumar Rai

Associate Professor

Ph.D. (Economics), Faculty of Social Sciences, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, India, 2008

MA (Economics), Faculty of Social Sciences, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, India, 1999

BA (Hons.) in Economics, Baba Saheb Bhim Rao Ambedkar Bihar University, Muzaffarpur, India, 1997

Career Graph:

  • Associate Professor, School of Business, University of Petroleum and Energy Studies, Dehradun from July 2020 - till date
  • Assistant Professor (SG), School of Business, University of Petroleum and Energy Studies, Dehradun from January 2017- June 2020
  • Assistant Professor (SS), School of Business, Mody University of Science and Technology, Lakshmangarh, Sikar, Rajasthan from July 2009 – December 2016 
  • Lecturer, Faculty of Arts, Science & Commerce, Mody Institute of Technology & Science, Lakshmangarh, Sikar, Rajasthan from April 2008 – June 2009 

Recent Publications: (Research Articles)

  • Rai, S.K., & Rawat, A. (2022). Exploring the nexus between environment quality, economic development and Industrialization in BRICS nations: the role of technological innovation and income inequality. Environmental Science and Pollution Research, DOI: 10.1007/s11356-021-18181-z. [SCI, Scopus] 
  • Naru, R., Rai, S.K., & Jain, A. (2022). An Empirical Evidence of Factors affecting Customer Retention aftersales in Luxury Car Industry: Case of India. International Journal of Business Excellence, DOI: 10.1504/IJBEX.2021.10038292. [Scopus]
  • Sharma, A. K., & Rai, S.K. (2022). An empirical evidence of structural change in production parameters of MSMEs under economic reforms in India. International Journal of Entrepreneurship and Small Business. [Scopus]
  • Naru, R., Jain, A., & Rai, S.K., (2020). Auto Industry, Trust and Commitment as determinant during, Covid 19 in India. Psychology and Education, 57(9), 1659 -1677. [Scopus]
  • Rai, S.K. & Sharma, A. K. (2020). Causal Nexus between FDI Inflows and Its Determinants in SAARC Countries. South Asia Economic Journal, 21(2), 1-23. [ABDC – C, Scopus]
  • Rawat, A., Gupta, S., Rao, T. J., & Rai, S.K. (2019). Natural Gas Demand Estimation for India: Error Correction Modelling. International Journal of Engineering and Advanced Technology, 8(5S3), 429-437. [Scopus]
  • Rai, S.K., Bembey, A.M., & Devshree, S. (2019). Empirical verification of causality between CO2 emissions, energy consumption, foreign direct investment, gross domestic product, and openness of the economy: evidence from India. Int. J. Sustainable Economy, 11(3), 237-257. [ABDC – C, Scopus]
  • Kautish, P., & Rai, S.K. (2019). Fashion portals and Indian consumers: an exploratory study on online apparel retail Marketing. Int. J. Electronic Marketing and Retailing, 10(3), 309-331. [ABDC – C, Scopus]
  • Rai, S.K., & Sharma, R. (2018). The economic determinants of foreign direct investment in Indian economy: An analytical study. Indian Journal of Economics and Development, 6(1), 1-7. [UGC – Care List]
  • Rai, S.K., & Sharma, A. K. (2017). Determinants of Exchange Rate under Flexible Exchange Rate Regime in India: An Analysis using ARDL Model. IIMS Journal of Management Science, 8(2), 122-129. [UGC – Care List]    

Recent Publications: (Book Chapters)

  • Rai, S.K., Chaturvedi, B.K. (2019). Econometric Estimation of the Relationship between Unemployment Rate, Economic Growth and Information and Communication Technology in BRICS Nations, Chapter in Edited book The Stances of e-Government Policies, Processes and Technologies, ISBN:13:978-1-138-30490-1, 85-98. Publisher: CRC press, New York.
  • Kautish, P., & Rai, S.K. (2017). Fashion Portals and Generation Y Consumers in India: An Exploratory Study, Chapter in Edited book Marketing Magic for Millennials Rise of Gen Yo! ISBN: 978-93-86826-86-2, 125-150. Publisher: Bloomsbury, India.

Professional Memberships/Fellowships/Awards:

  • Life Member of Indian Commerce Association (ICA), New Delhi (Membership No. – R 207)

Honours and Achievements:

  • Qualified UGC- NET in June 2000

Research interests:

  • MSMEs, Applied Macroeconomics, Energy & Environmental Economics