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Subhashish Gupta

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Chairperson, Library Committee

Professor Gupta’s interests are in Industrial Organization, Regulation, Antitrust, Economics of Organizations, and Telecommunications. He has served as a consultant to the World Bank, the ADB, TERI, the Government of India, the Competition Commission of India, AICTE, and 24/7 Customer. He has taught Managerial Economics, Game Theory, Industrial Organization, Regulation and Advanced Microeconomics to PGP, PGPPM, EPGP, PGPPM, EEP and FPM students. He was previously chair of the ESS Area and Admissions Chair for IIMB.

  • The Interaction between Technology, Business Environment, Society and Regulation in ICT Industries, IIMB Discussion paper, (forthcoming) IIMB Management Review
  • Competition Law for Input Markets, IIMB Discussion paper, (forthcoming), Economic and Political Weekly.
  • Strategic Capabilities of Emerging Indian Multinational Enterprises, joint with P. D. Jose and Ashok Thampy, in Building Strategic Capabilities in Emerging Markets, (eds.), Alvaro Cuervo Cazurra, William Newburry and Seung Ho Park, Cambridge University Press, 2020.
  • Business Groups in India and Japan, IIMB Discussion Paper, 2020.
  • Information and Communications Technology Markets: Cases in Competition Law, Economic and Political Weekly, Vol 53, Issue No. 38, 22 Sep 2018
  • Twilight of voice, dawn of data: the future of telecommunications in India. Joint with Kalpana Tyagi and Rajkumar Upadhyay, Decision 45, 161–183 (2018)
  • Indian IT in Factory Asia, joint with Mandar Oak and Deeparghya Mukherjee, IIMB Discussion Paper, 2017.
  • Telecommunications at the Crossroads in India, IIMB Review roundtable, Volume 27, Issue 3, September 2015, 196-208.
  • Convergence in ICT industries: A challenge for competition law authorities, March 2015, IIMB working paper.
  • Consumer Uncertainty and Pack Size, 2014, jointly with Srinivas Prakhya and Krishanu Rakshit, IIMB Working Paper.
  • Revenue Sharing and Network Size, 2014, IIMB Working Paper.
  • Cellular Mobile in India: Competition and Policy, Pacific Affairs: Volume 85, No. 3 September 2012.
  • Competition in Telecommunications in India, Paper written for the Competition Commission of India, funded by the World Bank, December 2007.
  • Round Table on Competition Policy and Law, IIMB Management Review, November 2007.
  • Recent Developments on the Regulatory Framework for the Private Sector, D. Narasimha Rao and Subhashish Gupta, Book Chapter funded by Asian Development Bank, May 2005.
  • IPR: Information Technology, IIMB Management Review, September 2002, Volume 14, No.3.
  • Competition in Telecommunications in India, IIMB Working Paper No. 162, December 2000.
  • Privatization in India: Concerns and Methods, joint with NS Venkatesh, CRISIL, IIMB Management Review, June 2000, Volume 12, No 2.
  • The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India’s Proposals for Tariffs for Basic Services: A Discussion, IIMB Working Paper, No 129, February 1999.
  • Information Transmission in Joint Decision Making, IIMB Working Paper, No. 104, October 1997.
  • Communication in Organizations: Oligarchies, Hierarchies and Committees, IIMB Working Paper, No. 93, March 1997.
  • Trilateral Contracts as Warranties with Three-sided Moral Hazard. Department of Economics, University of Wales Swansea; Discussion Paper No 94-16.

Funded Projects

  • Organizational Structure and Staffing Pattern of The Competition Commission of India, 2009, joint with Abhoy Ojha, Amit Gupta, and R. Muralidharan.
  • Survey of Indian Administrative Officers Training Needs, joint with S. Seshadri, S. Nayantara, C. Sen, R. Chanda, and G. Prabhu, sponsored by the Department of Personnel and Training, Government of India, March 2001.
  • Training Needs of Class – A Civil Services, joint with S. Nayantara, Government of India, August 20, 2003.

  • MOOCs: Introduction to Managerial Economics
  • Post Graduate Programme: Japan: Economics, Politics, Management and Society, East and Southeast Asian Economics, Business Planning for International Markets (Singapore, Japan), Managerial Economics, Strategic Behaviour and Industrial Organization, and Economics of Privatization and Regulation
  • Post Graduate Programme: Managerial Economics, Strategic Behavior and Industrial Organization, and Economics of Privatization and Regulation
  • Fellow Programme in Management: Advanced Microeconomics, Introduction to Industrial Organization
  • Post Graduate Programme in Software Management: Game Theory
  • Post Graduate Programme in Public Policy and Management: Micro and Institutional Economics
  • Executive Education: Reliance, Siemens, EGMP, IAS and Others
  • Guest lecturer at National Law School, Bangalore
  • Guest lecturer at Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore
  • Guest lecturer at Institute of Social and Economic Change, Bangalore
  • Guest lecturer at Bangalore University
  • Guest lecturer at Indian Statistical Institute, New Delhi and Competition Commission of India
  • Providing research guidance for PGP, PGSM, PGPPM and FPM students
  • Member of FPM-DAC for Krishanu Rakshit, Deepali Sharma, Rajkumar Upadhyay, Dinesh Masta, and Nayantara Dutt

  • Member, Validation Committee for Common Management Admissions Test (CMAT) conducted by the AICTE, 2011-15.
  • Validation of questions for CAT, 2008-2013.
  • Consultant for 24/7 Customer. Designed and mentored a training programme for 24/7 Customer, a leading BPO firm in India, 2005-07.
  • Consultant for World Bank. Presented a paper on Competition in Telecommunications in India at the South Asia Forum for Infrastructure Regulation course in Dambulla, Sri Lanka, December 2000.
  • Consultant for Tata Energy Research Institute. Presented a paper on Tariff Rebalancing at the South Asia Forum for Infrastructure Regulation course in Agra, February 2000.
  • Consultant for Mysore Sales International Ltd. on privatization, 1999.

  • Chairperson: Economics and Social Sciences Area, April 2011 to September 2013.
  • Chairperson Admissions (2007-2010): Oversaw the transition of CAT to computerization and centralization of the admissions processes of all long-duration programmes in one office.
  • Member: FPM Review Committee
  • Member: PGPPM Curriculum Committee and helped with programme design
  • Coordinator: EDP for Reliance, Karnataka Administrative Officers’ Programme
  • Conducted interviews for PGP every year since 1997; conducted interviews for FPM, EPGP and PGPPM
  • Set questions for CAT almost every year since 1997-2013 and helped with CAT administration
  • Organized IIMB Review Roundtable on Telecommunications at the Crossroads, May 2014
  • Organized workshop on Telecommunications, Telecom Conclave, 2011
  • Organized roundtable on Competition Policy for IIMB Review, 2007
  • Organized conference on Intellectual Property Rights, 2002

  • PhD, Economics, The University of Iowa, 1995
  • MA, Economics, The University of Iowa, 1992
  • BSc, Economics, University of Calcutta, 1986