Dr. J. N. Sharma

Department of Economics, IIS deemed to be University, Mansarovar SFS, Jaipur 302020
Office Phone Number: 
jn.sharma@iisuniv.ac.in , jns1956@gmail.com
Educational Qualifications: 
Degree University/Board Year % Marks
Secondary RBSE, Ajmer 1973 64.5
Higher Secodary RBSE, Ajmer 1974 64.0
B.A.( Honours) Univ. of Rajasthan, Jaipur 1977 60.3
M.A. Univ. of Rajasthan, Jaipur 1979 66.9
Ph. D. M. L. Sukhadia University, Udaipur  1992 ----


Career Profile: 

1. Taught Economics in undergraduate and postgraduate  government colleges of Rajasthan for 36 years.

2. Worked as guest faculty in Rajasthan University Rajasthan College and Maharani College for 3 years.

3. Research supervision since 1994

Administrative Assignments: 

Head of Department, Department of Economics, Government P. G. College, Tonk

Areas of Interest / Specialization: 

Microeconomics, Macroeconomics, Statistics, Mathematical Economics, International Economics, Public Finance, Survey Methods , Research methodology, Economics of Education, Economics of Passenger Road Transportation.

Subjects Taught: 
Level Courses Taught
Undergraduate Microeconomics, Macroeconomics, Money and Banking, Statistics, Mathematical Economics, Econometrics, Indian Economics
Postgraduate Microeconomics, Macroeconomics, Statistics, Mathematical Economics, Indian Economics, International Economics, Public Finance, Growth and Planning


Research Guidance: 

1. Supervised Postgraduate level dissertation

2. Supervised Ph. D. level research and 7 Ph. D. degrees awarded

3. Areas of Ph. D. Level Research Supervision : Economics of Education

                                                                 : Economics of Passenger Road Transport

                                                                 : Industrial Economics

                                                                 : Banking and Finance 

Publications Profile: 
i. Poverty: Measurement and Alleviation – A Survey of Literature. Rajasthan Economic Journal, Vol. 13, No. 2, July 1989, Pp. 1-13.
ii. Rural Development through Higher Education. In Rural Development. Vol. I: Strategy for Rural Development. Ed. C.R. Kothari. Manak Publication Pvt. Ltd., New Delhi, Pp. 61-69.
iii. Econometric Analysis of Private Cost in Colleges of Rajasthan. Rajasthan Economic Journal, Vol. 14, No. 2, July 1991, Pp. 39-50.
iv. Efficiency of Public Expenditure: A Case of College Education in Rajasthan. Rajasthan Economic Journal, Vol. 18, No. 1, January 1992, Pp. 25-35.
v. Productivity Analysis in Colleges of Rajasthan: A Production Function Approach. Rajasthan Economic Journal, Vol. 16, No. 2, July 1993, Pp. 9-20.
vi. Determinants of Cost and Output in Colleges of Rajasthan Journal of Educational Planning and Administration, Vol. VIII, No. 3, Pp. 273-79.
vii. Effect of College Size on Segregated Educational Costs in Rajasthan. Manpower Journal, No. 3, Pp. 27-37.
viii. Modelling Cost Differentials and their Decomposition into Scale and Efficiency Components in the Manufacturing Sector of Rajasthan. The Asian Economic Review, Vol. 53, No. 3, Dec. 2011, Pp. 491-501.
ix. Industrial Growth, Economic Reforms and Output Differentials in the Manufacturing Sector of Rajasthan. Asian Resonance, Vol. III, Issue II, April 2014, Pp. 61-65.
x. Regional Disparity: A Case Study of Industrial Sector of Rajasthan. The Asian Economic Review, Vol. 56, No. 3, Sep. 2014, Pp. 163-172.
xi. Economies of Scale in Secondary Education, 35th Annual Conference of Rajasthan Economic Association, Conference Proceedings, Pp. 135-139, Jan. 2015.
Research Projects: 
i. Minor Research Project on ‘Economics of College Education’, sponsored by U.G.C.(1989)
ii. Study on ‘Financing Secondary Education in Rajasthan’, sponsored by N.U.E.P.A., New Delhi (2003)
iii. Major Research Project on ‘Cost and Efficiency Analysis of Secondary Education in Rajasthan’, sponsored by U.G.C. (2003)
iv. Minor Research Project on ‘Economics of Secondary Education’, sponsored by U.G.C.(2013)
Association With Professional Bodies: 

1. Life Member of Indian Institute of Public Administration, New Delhi

2. Member of Rajasthan Economic Association

3.Member of Indian Institute of Economics, Hyderabad

4.Member of Indian Econometric Society

Other Activities: 

1. Incharge of U. G. C. Cell in Govt. colleges

2. Incharge of I. Q. A. C. in Govt. colleges

3. Incharge of Planning  Forum in Govt. colleges

4. Convenor of B. O. S., M. D. S. University, Ajmer

5. Member of B. O. S., M. D. S. University, Ajmer

6. Attended workshop on ' Applied Econometrics', Udaipur

7. Attended Economics Summer Institute of USEFI, Madras ( Chennai)

8. Attended annual conferences of Rajasthan Economic Association, Indian Economic Association and National Institute of Educational Planning and Administration