Professor Ajit Karnik completed his MA and PhD in Economics at the University of Bombay, India. He was previously Professor of Political Economy before assuming the role of Director of the Department of Economics at the University of Mumbai, and served as Professor of Economics at the University of Wollongong in Dubai.
He is a Fellow of Wolfson College (Cambridge University, UK) and is a Life Member of the Institute for Social and Economic Change, Bangalore, the Indian Economic Association, and The Indian Econometric Society. His career has witnessed multiple achievements including being awarded Indo-American Fellow at the University of Texas at Austin (USA), Overseas Visiting Fellow at St John’s College (Cambridge University, UK), Fulbright Scholar at the Haas Business School, University of California (USA) and Smuts Fellow at Wolfson College (Cambridge University, UK).
He teaches across areas spanning Econometrics, Introductory and Advanced Economics, Marketing Research, Operations Strategy, Research Methods, and Trade and Multinational Enterprises. To date he has supervised the dissertations of 11 PhD students, 5 MPhil students, 25 MA students, 4 MSc Banking and Finance students, and over 75 MBA students.
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