Birla Institute of Technology, Mesra
Abhishek Naresh
Assistant Professor, CQEDS
PhD (IIM Bangalore), M.A, Economics (IGNOU), B.Tech, Mechanical Engineering (NIT Jamshedpur)
Contact Address
Permanent Address B-156, Mecon Cooperative Colony, Kathal More, Ranchi-835303, Jharkhand, India
Local Address B-156, Mecon Cooperative Colony, Kathal More, Ranchi-835303, Jharkhand, India
Phone (Office) 9958021101
Phone Residence 9958021101
Email Id
Joined Institute on : 14-Sep-2021

  Work Experience
Teaching : 1 Years

Research : 5 Years

Individual: 3 Years

  Professional Background

Dr. Abhishek Naresh is a PhD in Economics from Indian Institute of Management Bangalore. His dissertation studies informal labour markets and its implication on monetary policy in India. His primary research areas include macroeconomics, international economics and labour economics. His work focuses on emerging economies and conflict nations. Additionally, he has worked in the field of economics of education among low income households. He has been associated with TISS, Mumbai and INSEAD, Singapore for various research projects.

Abhishek has a diverse education and work background. He holds a B.Tech in Mechanical Engineering from NIT Jamshedpur and MA in Economics from IGNOU. He worked in After-sales marketing of India's largest automobile manufacturer, Maurti Suzuki. He switched over to social sector afterwards working with Teach for India, an education non-profit, to improve learning outcomes in low income schools in Delhi.

  Research Areas

Primary Areas: Macroeconomics, International Economics,  Macro-Finance, Labour Economics

Secondary Areas: Economics of Education, Development Economics

  Award and Honours
  • Wipro Sustainability Fellowship for the research: “Inequality Consequences of Monetary Policy in Segmented Labour Markets” (2020) 
  • Wipro Sustainability Fellowship for the research: “Asymmetric Business Cycles and Segmented Labour Markets in India” (2019)
  • Quarterly Appreciation Award, Maruti Suzuki India Limited (2013-14)
  • 0.1 certificate by CBSE (Class X) in Social Science for being amongst the top 0.1% successful candidates in India (2007)

Journal Publications:

  • Bansal, M. and Naresh, A. (2021). Effect of Rural Roads on Migration Patterns in India: An Instrumental Variable Approach. Empirical Economics Letters. 20(06). 1047-1056. (ABDC, EconLit, AEA)

Book Chapters:

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