Annual Economic Summit
The Department of Economics, St.
Xavier's University Kolkata hosted
its first edition of the ANNUAL
ECONOMICS SUMMIT themed INDIAN
ECONOMY IN GLOBAL PERSPECTIVE on
2020. The event witnessed an overwhelming response in its first year with 200 home students and 168 external students coming together to take part in the events and display their acumen in the subject in such a prestigious and competitive platform.
International Webinar on - Improving last mile efficacy in welfare programs: Experimental evidence from an information dissemination intervention on 27th February 2021, Speaker: Dr. Upasak Das, University in Manchester, England.
International Webinar on -The long shadow of Infrastructure development, Railways in Colonial India' on 26th September 2020, Speaker: Prof. Pushkar Maitra, Monash University, Australia.
International Webinar on - Change Framing Development Issues towards Sustainable Development' on 29th August 2020, Speaker: Prof. Joyashree Roy, Asian Institute of Technology, Thailand.
National Webinar on -Covid Economic crisis: Public action in a time of Pandemic' on 22nd August 2020, Speaker: Prof. Abhirup Sarkar, ISI Kolkata.
Two-days workshop in R, on 19th and 20th February 2021.
One day workshop on -Machine learning' by Dr. Jayant Jha, Aix-Marseille University, France, on 19th September 2020.
One day workshop on -Data fluency' by Dr. Sayantani Roy Choudhury, Praxis Business School, Kolkata on 12th September 2020.
One-day workshop on 'Python software' by Dr. Sattik Santra, CSSSC on 21st September 2019.
Two-day workshop on 'R software' by Dr. Sattik Santra, CSSSC on 13th & 14th September 2019.
Demand Analysis' on 31st January, 2021, Speaker: Prof. Amita Majumder, ISI, Kolkata
Inequality and Growth' on 19th December 2020, Speaker: Prof. Mausumi Das, Institute of Economic Growth.
Choice under Uncertainty - Theory and its ramifications' on 7th November 2020, Speaker: Prof. Saibal Kar, CSSSC.
Non-parametric Regression on 21st February, 2020, Speaker: Prof. Amita Majumder, ISI, Kolkata
Globalization' on 11th September, 2019, Speaker: Prof. Kausik Gupta, University of Calcutta
Development Economics' on 28th and 29th September, 2018, Speaker: Prof. Rajat Acharya, Jadavpur University
Microeconomics' on 19th September, 2018, Speaker: Prof. Swapnendu Banerjee
Econometrics' on 11th September, 2018, Speaker: Prof. Ajitava Roy Chaudhuri
Macroeconomics' on 7th September, 2018, Speaker: Dr. Kumarjit Mandal.
Reserve Bank of India Museum visit for the UG 4th semester students on 4th March 2020
Reserve Bank of India Museum visit for the UG 2nd semester students on 11th March 2020.
An Intra-departmental Debate on -Is Privatization of Indian Railways Desirable' was organized on 18th July, 2019.
Economic Society (XAVECOS)
Xavier's University Economics Society (XAVECOS) was inaugurated on 11th April 2019. The society has various student representatives from both of our B.A. and M. A. course. The society conducts various seminars, workshops and other programs for the knowledge upliftment of the students in which there is participation of students from other colleges also.
Economics Research group
A Research group has been created by the Department of Economics which consists of all the Economics Professors of St. Xavier's University, Kolkata. It conducts various programs from time to time which provides platform to the professors and also to the M. A. students to present their research work and help them to collect ideas and suggestions for improvement of the work.