Varun Mahajan

Economics & Public Policy

Ph.D (IIT Rorkee)

+91 431 250 5001

varun@iimtrichy.ac.in

Dr. Varun Mahajan is currently working as an Assistant Professor in Economics & Public Policy area at IIM Trichy. He holds a Ph.D. degree in Economics from Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Roorkee, India. Prior to joining IIM Trichy, he was working as an Assistant Professor at IBS Hyderabad. He received M.Sc.(Hons.) in Economics degree with distinction from Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar. He was awarded Junior Research Fellowship by UGC for Ph.D. He has around 9 years of experience in research and teaching. His areas of teaching interest include Microeconomics, Macroeconomics, Industrial and Managerial Economics etc. His research areas are Industrial Economics, Data Envelopment Analysis, Efficiency, Productivity, Indian Pharmaceutical Industry and Applied Econometrics etc.
He has full-time five years of research experience as Research Scholar from the Department of HSS of IIT Roorkee. He was a member of Senate Research Committee of IIT Roorkee. He has published a number of research papers in refereed national and international Journals indexed in ABDC, Scopus and Web of Science like Benchmarking: An International Journal (Emerald), Indian Growth and Development Review (Emerald), Review of Managerial Science (Springer), International Journal of Pharmaceutical and Healthcare Marketing (Emerald), Margin: Journal of Applied Economic Research (Sage) etc. Besides, he has presented several papers in international and national level conferences and acted as a reviewer for several reputed journals.  He has NCC ‘C’ certificate by the authority of Ministry of Defence, Government of India.
 

Varun Mahajan | Year – 2020

“Is Productivity of Indian Pharmaceutical Industry Affected with the Introduction of Product Patent Act?’, Indian Growth and Development Review, Emerald, Vol.13 (1), pp.227-258.
(B Category in ABDC List)

Varun Mahajan | Year – 2019

"Structural changes and trade competitiveness in the Indian pharmaceutical industry in product patent regime", International Journal of Pharmaceutical and Healthcare Marketing, Vol. 13 Issue: 1, pp.21-39. (C Category in ABDC List and Indexed in Scopus) 

Varun Mahajan, D.K. Nauriyal and S.P. Singh | Year – 2018

“Domestic Market Competitiveness of Indian Pharmaceutical Industry”, Review of Managerial Science, Springer, Indexed in Social Science Citation Index (SSCI), (Impact Factor 2.6).  

Varun Mahajan, D.K. Nauriyal and S.P. Singh | Year – 2018

“Efficiency and its Determinants: Panel Data Evidence from the Indian Pharmaceutical Industry”, Margin: Journal of Applied Economic Research, Sage Publication, Vol.12 (1), pp.19-40. (C Category, Indexed in Scopus).

Varun Mahajan, D.K. Nauriyal and S.P. Singh | Year – 2015

“Efficiency Trends in the Indian Pharmaceutical Industry in the New Patent Regime”, International Journal of Business Performance Management, Inderscience Enterprises Ltd, Vol.16 (4), pp.389-406. (C-category in ABDC list and Indexed in Scopus). 

Varun Mahajan, D.K. Nauriyal and S.P. Singh | Year – 2015

“Trade performance and Revealed Comparative Advantage of Indian Pharmaceutical Industry in the New IPR Regime” International Journal of Pharmaceutical and Healthcare Marketing, Emerald Group Publishing Ltd., Vol.9 (1), pp.56-73 (C Category in ABDC List and Indexed in Scopus).

Shilpi Tyagi, Varun Mahajan and D.K. Nauriyal | Year – 2014

“Innovations in Indian Drug and Pharmaceutical Industry: Have They Impacted Exports?”, Journal of Intellectual Property Rights, Vol.19, pp.243-252. (Indexed in Scopus). 

Varun Mahajan, D.K. Nauriyal and S.P. Singh | Year – 2014

“Efficiency and Ranking of Indian Pharmaceutical Industry: Does Type of Ownership Matter?”, Eurasian Journal of Business and Economics, Vol.7 (14), pp.29-50. (C Category in ABDC List) 

Varun Mahajan, D.K. Nauriyal and S.P. Singh | Year – 2014

“Technical Efficiency of Indian Drug and Pharmaceutical Industry: A Non-parametric approach”, Benchmarking: An International Journal, Emerald Group Publishing Ltd., Vol. 21(5), pp.734-755. 
(B category in ABDC list and Indexed in Scopus).





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