Sushanta Mallick

Sushanta Mallick’s main research interests include issues in international economics and finance. Currently his research concentrates on, first, international issues involving why exporters’ pricing behaviour changes in the aftermath of policy reforms (previously funded by British Academy), and what are the real effects of macroeconomic and exchange rate shocks in advanced and emerging market economies; second, financial issues covering the link between monetary policy and asset prices, examining the effects of alternative sources of financing on firm-level performance, how to prevent corporate financial misreporting, and whether information technology investment has a negative impact on the banking industry due to network competition effect; third, development issues namely measuring poverty via consumption deprivation (previously funded by British Academy), examining the linkages between macroeconomic policy and poverty reduction, investigating the effects of foreign capital and the link between rural financial development & standard of living, and how best to commercialise the microfinance sector while improving access of the poor.

Content by Sushanta Mallick
  • Publication - Working Paper

    Financial intermediation and economic development in the state of Bihar, India: A district-level analysis

    This paper analyses the relationship between financial intermediation and economic development in the state of Bihar in India. We find that the standard index of depth of financial intermediation measured by credit deposit (CD) ratio is very low in the state (30%) and has little impact on economic development at the aggregate level. However, the analysis of sectoral CD...

    7 Oct 2020 | Sanjay Banerji, Krishna Gangopadhyay, Sushanta Mallick

  • Project

    Financial Intermediation and Economic Growth in Bihar: A District-Level Analysis

    The aim is to analyse and understand the factors behind the efficiency of the banking sector in Bihar regarding its ability to raise deposits and disburse funds to private enterprises in the State. The project also intends to study the impact of the banking sector to the overall economic activities at the macro (state wide) and micro (across district) level.

    1 Apr 2012 | Sanjay Banerji, Sushanta Mallick