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Ms. N. Padma

Professor Emeritus
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M.A. University of Madras 1981
M.Phil. University of Madras 1982

Title of M.Phil. Thesis: Efficiency-Equity Criteria in Health Economics

Date of Joining the College:  17 October 1984

Areas of  Specialisation
  • Health Economics
  • Quantitative Economics
  • Econometrics
  • Co-author of Article on “Life of the Elderly – An Interstate Comparison”, published in International Academic Journal of Applied Economics in November 2012. Vol 3. ISSN 2229-564.
  •  Co-author of  " Text Book on  International Economics” Sultan  Chand  Publishers, New Delhi 2004  Chapter on ‘ Efficiency and Equity Criteria in Health Care Provision’ in the Book ‘Health Economics’, Allied Publishers  1992
Papers  Presented  
  1. Presented a paper on “Some observations on select Macroeconomic Aggregates in India” in the National Seminar on Macroeconomics and Empirical Estimation organized by Ethiraj College, Chennai 11-12 March 2011
  2. Presented a paper on An Assessment of Status of Women in Tamil Nadu’ in  State level seminar on “Tamil Nadu Economy in 2020 – Potentials and Challenges" organised by Quaid-E-Millath Government  College  for Women, Chennai  held on 19.2.2009.
  3. Presented a paper titled “Life of the Elderly – An Interstate Comparison” in the National Seminar on "Economic Growth, Poverty and Human Development" conducted by Madras University School of Economics (Department of Economics and Econometrics), University of Madras, Chennai sponsored by UGC-SAP and TamilNadu State Planning Commission held on 6th February, 2008
  4. Presented a paper on ‘Disparities  in Deve lopment  in  Tamil Nadu – Some Observations’ in  UGC  sponsored national level seminar on seminar on “Development Divide” organized  by Stella Maris College, Chennai, held on 13-14, Dec. 2006

Training Programmes Attended

  • Attended a  Refresher Course conducted by Academic staff College,University of Madras,Chennai,Sponsored by UGC,1998.
  • Attended a Refresher Course in "Information Technology as a Tool For Teaching",conducted by Stella Maris College(Autonomous),Chennai,Sponsored by UGC.
  • Attended a  Orientation Programme conducted by Academic Staff College,University of Madras,Chennai,Sponsored  by UGC, from 5.11.2013 to 2.12. 2013.
  • Attended one day Training Programme for Teachers/Association Professor on "Challenges in Inclusive Education of Students with Hearing Impairment " held on 18th July,2013,organized by State Resource Cum Training Centre,Chennai.
  • Attended a 3-day Workshop on “Time Series Modeling” organized by Madras School of Economics during October 2009
  • Attended 5-day Faculty Development Programme on  “Banking and Financial Services” conducted by ICICI  Bank from 3.12.2007 to 7.12.2007
  • A one day Workshop on  ‘Multivariate Data Analysis using Open Source Software’ conducted by the Department of  Management Studies, University of Madras, Chennai on 20.7.2006
  • A 3-day Workshop on the ‘’Applications of SPSS in Business and Social Research’ organised by the ICFAI Business School, Chennai during 28 – 30, July 2004.
  • Workshop on “Quantitative Techniques and Computer Applications in Social Sciences” during 1.2.2008 to 9.2.2008