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Dr Damodar Nepram

Designation: Professor

Specialization: Public Finance, Development Economics

Contact: 9436022387

Email: dnepram[at]yahoo.co.in


Faculty name: Damodar Nepram

Designation: Professor w.e.f. 16.09.2021

Department: Dept. of Economics, Manipur University

Email: dnepram[at]yahoo.co.in

Tel. No. 9436022387

Education: PhD

Specialisation: Public Finance, Development Economics

Area of Interest: Taxation, Public employment, Myanmar Economy


Research publications

Book chapters

  1. Opening of India’s Eastern Gate: Reviving Past Connections and Future Ahead, in Manipur Myanmar Connections: An Indic Perspective, eds. Shukhdeba Sharma Hanjabam, Aheibam Koireng Singh and Kakchingtabam Ruhinikumar Sharma, New Delhi: Concept Publishing Company, 2021.

  1. Manipuri Women in Economy and Society: The Contradictions, in Multifaceted Dimension of Women: A Study of North East India, eds. Sanjoy Ahanthem and Samon Tejbanta Singh, New Delhi: Akansha Publishing House, 2021. (with Yaiphaba Ningthoujam and Salam Prakash Singh)


Journal articles

  1. Does VAT necessarily lead to bigger government size? The experience of states in India, South Asia Journal of Macroeconomics and Public Finance,7(2), 2018.

  1. Failure of Goods and Services Tax in Malaysia, International Journal of Commerce and Management Research, 6(4), 2020.

  1. The Effect of Government Expenditure on Unemployment in India: A State Level Analysis, Journal of Asian Finance, Economics and Business, 8(3), 2021. (with Salam Prakash Singh and Samsur Jaman).

  1. Downsizing paradox in India: Rise of females in public employment, Indian Journal of Economics and Development, 17(3), 2021. (with Yaiphaba Ningthoujam and Salam Prakash Singh).

  1. GST unlocks strong revenue potential of the north eastern states, Indian Public Policy Review, 2(5), 2021, (with James Konsam).