DEPARTMENT OF ECONOMICS

MOUNT CARMEL COLLEGE


Year of Establishment: 1948

Head of the Department: Dr. SHANTHI S., Associate prof., MA, M.PHIL, MBA, Ph.D.

Mission:

  • To maintain high quality standards in teaching and learning.
  • To motivate students to develop the spirit of enterprise.
  • To encourage research and extension activities.

Vision:

  • The vision of the department is to provide our students a strong academic foundation in economic theory and encourage them to apply their knowledge to analyze economic issues and policies.

Courses – UG (CBCS Semester system)

Humanities :

  • History, Economics, Political Science (HEP)
  • History, Economics, Sociology (HES)
  • History, Journalism, Travel & Tourism (HJTT)
  • Political Science, Economics, Sociology (PES)
  • Political Science, Economics, Journalism ( PEJ)
  • Psychology, Economics, Sociology (PyES)
  • Psychology, English Literature, Economics (PyEE)

Science :

  • Economics, Mathematics, Statistics ( EMS) – This program gives a strong foundation for students keen on pursuing M.Sc in Economics

Master of Arts in Public Policy

(A)Course Matrix for UG Program:

Semester Core Courses (BA) B A- (PEJ) B.Sc.-(EMS)
I Micro Economics Business Economics Micro Economics- I
II Macro Economics Fundamentals of Macro Economics Micro Economics- II
III Financial and Public Economics Public and International Economics Macro Economics – I
IV International Economics Economics of Financial Markets Macro Economics – II
V Introduction to Basic Statistics.

Elective Courses:

  • Marketing&Retail Economics
  • Environmental Economics-I
  • Mathematical Economics.

Banking & Financial Services

Introduction to Basic Statistics.

Elective Courses:

  • Marketing&Retail Economics
  • Environmental Economics-I
  • Mathematical Economics.

Banking & Financial Services

Development Economics

  • Indian Economy- Performance & Policies
VI Economics of Development and Indian Economy.

Elective Courses

  • Entrepreneurship &New Enterprise Creation
  • Environmental Economics-II
  • Advanced Statistical Methods for Economics
  • Economics of Insurance
Economics of Development and Indian Economy.

Elective Courses

  • Entrepreneurship &New Enterprise Creation
  • Environmental Economics-II
  • Advanced Statistical Methods for Economics
  • Economics of Insurance
 

International Economics

  • Econometrics

One day Seminar on Vision 2025: Karnataka, Unraveling the Challenges and Prospects:

  • Dept of Economics is conducting Vision 2025: Karnataka in association with Dialogue on 24th January 2018.
  • Chief Guest: Smt. Renuka Chidambaram, IAS Officer, (Principal Secretary, Department of Public Enterprises, Government of Karnataka.
  • 11th& 12th February 2017: International Conference TEJ- “Asia’s Tourism Potential – Path To Economic Development”
  • 28th Feb 2017 : Bengaluru Next- Revive Redesign and Restore- A workshop in association with Namma Bengaluru Foundation
  • 2nd August 2016 – US Elections Craig Dicker Minister Counselor, Public Affairs, U.S. Embassy, New Delhi .
  • Department of Economics conducted ‘Workshop on Goods and Services Tax’on 18th July, 2016. Students and Faculties of MCC and other colleges took part in this workshop.
  • September 2016& 2017 : Aalankrita- Marketing Exhibition for NGOs conducted by final year Economics students

OTHER HIGHLIGHTS IN TERMS OF HANDS ON TRAINING:

  • Certificate courses in Data Ananlytics: Using MS- EXCEL
  • Predictive Analysis –SPSS &R-TOOL
  • Exposure to SQL
  • Introduction to Machine Learning,Hadoop,Python

Department Library – No. of books

  • Department Library UG – 115 Books
  • Specimen Copies – 10 books
  • Books from Minor Projects – 25 books
  • Projects of 6 Batches – 82
Department of Economics has been recognized as RESEARCH CENTRE by the Bangalore University – 2015

Research Activities:

The following is a list of Minor Research Projects undertaken by the Department.

  • “An analysis of the Impact of Foreign Direct Investment on Karnataka 1991-2007”- UGC funded MRP by Dr. Suma M Singh
  • “Inheritance Legislation and Women Empowerment – A Case Study in Bangalore” – UGC funded MRP by Dr. Suma M Singh
  • “ Disinvestment of CPSE’s in India – A study on the Profitable Timing and Volume of Disinvestment” – UGC funded MRP by Ms. Anjana Mani
  • “A Study on the role of SHG’s in nurturing Entrepreneurial Skills of Rural Women”-UGC funded MRP by Ms. Shanthi S
  • “A Study of Religion, Literacy and Sex Ratio” – Management funded project undertaken by Dr. Suma Singh in collaboration with Dr. Lakshmi, HOD, Department of Statistics
  • “Partial Privatization and its impact on Corporate Social Responsibility” Management funded project undertaken by Dr. Anjana Mani

Department Activities:

  • Workshop on Awareness on Voter Registration: The event was conducted in association with Namma Bengaluru Foundation on 27th November.

Guest Lectures:2017-18

  • 30th August: Ms. TvaraMisra, IT Commissioner delivered lecture on Direct Tax and its effects on Economy
  • 21st November: Mr. Raghu Raj from Smart Neta, Eco Spatial Research Technologies
  • 22nd November: Prof. IndradeepGhosh, Faculty Dean, Associate Professor of Meghnad Desai Academy of Economics, Mumbai. He addressed the students on functioning of Financial Market.
  • 5th January: Guest Lecture on ‘Effects of Finance on Economy’ by Prof.SheriMarkose, University of Essex, United Kingdom

 

Contact

Email-id: eco@mccblr.edu.in



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