Dr. Barun Kumar Thakur

Dr. Barun Kumar Thakur

Assistant Professor of Economics
FLAME University, India

Experienced Fellow with a demonstrated history of working in the higher education industry. Skilled in Analytical Skills, Stata, Economic Research, Statistical Modeling, and Lecturing. Strong research professional with a Ph.D. in Environmental Economics from National Institute of Industrial Engineering (NITIE).


Teaching Interest 

Development Economics, Environmental Economics, Managerial Economics, Mathematical Economics, Microeconomics, Research Methods, Quantitative Methods in Economics


Research Interest 

Natural resource economics, Non-market environmental valuation, Economics of Water, Air, and Health issues, Economics of water pollution with special reference to arsenic and other contaminants, Environmental Economics.

Dr. Thakur has previously worked as Research Associate at the Madras School of Economics, Chennai, India where he worked on a project on “Trade and Environment” funded by MoEF&CC under Professor U. Sankar. The role involve were to prepare Trade and Environmental related Indian disputes in WTO; RTA and India; and Prepare data on Environmental friendly goods on 6 digit HS Code.

He also worked as Academic Associate, Vamnicom, Pune, India. Initially, mainly assisted the faculty who were teaching the courses on Managerial Economics and Microeconomics. Later, taught a course on Managerial economics.

Dr. Thakur holds a BA in Economics from Lalit Narayan Mithila University, a B.Sc. in IT from Sikkim Manipal University India, M.A. in Economics from the University of Hyderabad, and a PhD in Environmental Economics from the National Institute of Industrial Engineering, Mumbai, India. He’s currently a member of the International Board of Standards of the ICCE.