abhishek naresh


PhD (Economics and Social Sciences), Indian Institute of Management Bangalore
M.A (Economics) IGNOU, Delhi
B.Tech (Mechanical Engineering), National Institute of Technology Jamshedpur

Areas of Expertise

Macroeconomics, Microeconomics, Regression Analysis and Time Series Econometrics

Abhishek Naresh

History & Profile

Prof. Abhishek Naresh is an Assistant Professor in the General Management and Public Policy Area at Goa Institute of Management; he has cultivated expertise in the intersection of Macroeconomics, climate change, and labor markets, with a primary focus on emerging economies.

Holding a PhD in Economics and Social Sciences from the Indian Institute of Management Bangalore, Prof. Abhishek's academic journey commenced with a B.Tech in Mechanical Engineering from NIT Jamshedpur. During this period, he contributed to missile system projects at DRDO Hyderabad.

After a stint at Maruti Suzuki India Limited, where he delved into after-sales marketing, Prof. Abhishek shifted his attention to the social sector, dedicating his skills to Teach for India. This endeavor entailed improving learning outcomes in low-income schools across Delhi.

Prof. Abhishek's academic pursuits led to collaborations with esteemed institutions. His doctoral thesis, which delved into segmented labor markets and their influence on Indian monetary policy, established him as a prominent figure in this field.

Prof. Abhishek's passion for education materializes in his role as an educator. He imparts knowledge through courses encompassing Macroeconomics, Microeconomics, Regression Analysis, and Time Series Econometrics.

During his tenure at BIT Mesra, Prof. Abhishek played diverse roles as an Assistant Professor in the Centre of Quantitative Economics and Data Science. Involved in multifarious research projects, he also held administrative responsibilities. His contribution extended to serving as a Steering Committee member for the Digital Innovation Lab, a collaboration with Adrosonic Pvt. Limited. Additionally, Abhishek's coordination roles included New Education Policy Implementation, NAAC Accreditation Committee, and Tender-Purchase Committee.

Prof. Abhishek Naresh's journey intricately weaves economics, academia, and social impact. His dedication to advancing knowledge, shaping policy, and creating a meaningful impact is evident in his impactful research, dynamic teaching approach, and proactive involvement in diverse projects and initiatives.

Research Publications


  • Bansal, M. & Naresh, A. (2021). Effect of Rural Roads on Migration Patterns in India: An Instrumental Variable Approach. Empirical Economics Letters, 20(6), 1047-1056. (ABDC: C)

Book Chapter

  •  “Yield Curve and Economic Activity” (with J.K Shin and Chetan Subramanian), (forthcoming in 2023) Contemporary of Indian Economy, Edited by Prof. Soumyen Sikdar (IIM Calcutta), (Orient Black Swan Pvt. Ltd.)


  • 17th Annual Conference on Economic Growth and Development, ISI Delhi (2022)
  • 8th Conference on Empirical Issues in International Trade and Finance, IIFT Delhi (2022)
  • 24th INFER Conference, Politehnica University of Timisoara (Romania) (2022)
  • 22nd INFER Conference, University of Sorbonne Paris Nord (2020)
  • 6th Management Doctoral Colloquium, IIT Kharagpur (2020)
  • Macroeconomic Workshop, Shiv Nadar University (2020)
  • Perspectives on the Contemporary Indian Economy, IIM Calcutta (2019)

Honours and Awards

  • Wipro Sustainability Fellowship for conducting research in the area of “Sustainability” (2019 and 2020)
  • Quarterly Appreciation Award, Maruti Suzuki India Limited (2013-14)
  • 0.1 Certificate in Social Sciences by CBSE in 10th Board Examination

Industry & Academic Experience

  • Assistant Professor, Economics (Centre for Quantitative Economics and Data Science), Birla Institute of Technology Mesra (2021-23)
  • Fellow, Teach for India (2014-16)
  • Graduate Engineer Trainee, Maruti Suzuki India Limited (2013-14)