Profile / Qualification
M.A. (Eco.), M.Phil., Ph.D.
Professor Simrit Kaur is the Principal of Shri Ram College of Commerce (SRCC), University of Delhi. Prior to joining SRCC, Prof. Kaur was with the Faculty of Management Studies, University of Delhi. Nominated by the Indian Council of Cultural Relations, Prof. Kaur has been a 'Visiting Professor' at the University of Social Sciences and Humanities, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam and a 'Visiting Scholar' at Kingston University, London. She has also participated in the International Teachers Program at the Kellogg School of Business, Chicago. Prof. Kaur has undertaken several research projects and acted as an advisor to institutes and organizations such as the Ministry of Finance, Government of India; the Ministry of Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises, Government of India; the National Council of Applied Economic Research (NCAER), the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) and the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations.
Her areas of interest include competition and productivity, climate change and agricultural policy and, poverty and food security. In addition, she has published and presented several papers at national and international conferences. Prof. Kaur's book 'Privatization and Public Regulation: The Indian Experience', published by Macmillan received the Best Book Award. Honoured by the Business School Affairs, Dr. Kaur is a recipient of the 'Best Professor in Public Policy' Award.
Subject (s) Expertise
1. Managerial Economics
2. Economic Environment of Business
3. Public Enterprise Management
4. Government and Business
Agriculture and Food Security, Economic Freedom, Role of State, Privatization and Disinvestment, Productivity and Competition
Title of Ph.D. Thesis
Privatization or Public Regulation: A Managerial Perspective
Title of M.Phil. Dissertation
Debt Structure and Debt Services of Sub-Saharan Africa