Prof. Biswambhara Mishra

Economics Department

Designation: Professor

Joined NEHU on

01-04-1987

Qualifications:

M.A, Ph. D (Utkal)

 Address for Communication:

Prof. B. Mishra
Dept. of Economics
North-Eastern Hill University
Umshing- Mawkynroh
SHILLONG- 793 022

Residential Address 

Qtr. No. P-46, NEHU Campus
Umshing- Mawkynroh
SHILLONG- 793 022

Teaching Experience:

  • Professor, NEHU (Since 2006)
  • Reader, NEHU (1999-06)
  • Lecturer, NEHU (1987-99)

Administrative Experience:

  • Dean, School of Economics,Management and Information Sciences (SEMIS), 2015 –continuing
  • Head, Dept. of Economics, NEHU (2008-2011)
  • Member, Academic Council, NEHU (Since 2006)
  • Chairman, BPGS (Econ.), NEHU (Since 2008)
  • Chairman, BUGS (Econ.), NEHU (Since 2008)

Honours/Awards/Recognition:

Prof. B. Mishra was appointed as a member of the working Sub-Group on Societal Intervention of S & T Society under the Department of Science and Technology, Government of India, for formulating the Twelfth Five Year Plan Perspective for the Department.

Prof. B. Mishra has been appointed as a member of the Meghalaya Commission on Resource Mobilisation w.e.f. 25th November,2011(Two consecutive terms)

Ph. D Title:

An Economic Analysis of Buoyancy and Elasticity of Orissa’s Tax System

Ph.D. Students Guided:

Four

M. Phil. Students Guided:

One

Broad Area of Interest:

Public Economics, Fiscal policies of North-East, Political Economy

Current Area of Work:

Fiscal Policies
Political Economy of Taxation and Expenditure

Research Projects

  • Problems of Border Areas in North-East India: Implications for Thirteenth Finance Commission (Meghalaya Chapter).
  • Problem of Tax Efforts and Variations in Tax Responsiveness in India: Pilot Study in respect of North-Eastern States.
  • Public Resource and its Utilization: Implications for Development of North-Eastern Region as a part of the study on “The structural Change and Strategy of development: Resource Industry linkages in North-Eastern Region”.

Publications

Book(s) Published:

  • Economics of Taxation: Theory and Application, Akansha Publishing House, New Delhi, 2006, ISBN 81-8370-062-4.
  • Fiscal Policy in North-East India, Akansha Publishing House, New Delhi, 2006, ISBN 81-8370-063-2

Research Paper(s) Published:

Lhoungu,V., and Mishra, B. and P.S. Suresh.(2016). “Public Expenditure and Economic Growth in Nagaland: A Time Series Analysis.” International Journal of Research in Social Sciences, Vol.6, Issue-10, pp.839 – 888.

  • Mishra, B., Hassan,S.Ul. and Suresh, P.S. (2016). “An Analysis of Productivity and Efficiency of Tax System in the State of Jammu and Kashmir” EPARA International Journal of Economic and Business Review, Vol.4,Issue 1, pp.208-226.
  • Lhoungu,V., and Mishra, B.(2016). “ Government Expenditure and Its Impact on Economic Growth: A Case Study of Nagaland State” EPARA International Journal of Economic and Business Review, Vol.4,Issue 3, pp.17-29.
  • Mishra, B. (2013). “Constraints of Resource Mobilization in North-East   India: Implications for Economic Development.” In Proceedings of the National Seminar on 'Ushering Economic Growth in the North Eastern Region of India’. Dept. of Economics, Manipur University, Imphal, Manipur.
  • Mishra, B. and Suresh, P.S. (2011): “Tax Efforts in North-Eastern States of India”, In B.K.Mohanty (ed.) Economic Development in India, New Century Publications, New Delhi, pp 292-301.
  • Mishra, B. and Mishra, A.K. (2011): “Post Globalization: The Implication of Public Expenditure on Economic Development- A Case Study of Tribal Economy of Meghalaya”, In M.C.Behera etal (ed.) Development Dynamics (Finance, Empowerment and Entrepreneurship), DVS Publishers, Guwahati, pp 204-226.
  • Suresh,P.S and Mishra,B.(2010):  “ Public Expenditure and Human Development in JNorth-East India : A Case Study of Meghalaya”, in P. Nayak (ed.), Growth and Human Development in North-East India, Oxford University Press, New Delhi,pp.233-243.
  • Mishra, B . and  Umdor, S.  (2009) Problems of Border Areas in  North- East  India(Meghalaya) :Implications for the 13th Finance Commission, Thirteenth Finance Commission Report,2009, Chapter-3 (d), Government of India, New Delhi,pp.197-246
  • Suresh,P.S and Mishra,B  (2009) “Capacity Utilisation in Private School Industry: A Case Study of Nagaland”, International Journal of Management Research and Technology,Vol.3,No.1,pp.317-331.
  • Mishra, B. and P.S. Suresh (2007): “Political Economy of Tax Efforts in North Eastern States : A Case Study of  Nagaland”, in B. Nayak (ed.) Nationalizing Crisis: The Political Economy of  Public  Policy in Contemporary India,Atlantic Publishers, New Delhi, pp.46- 69.
  • Mishra, B. and P. Nayak, (2007): “Tax Efforts and Variations in North-East India: An Economic Analysis” in S. Borbora et al (eds.) Development Issues in the North East in the Turn of the Century, Papyrus Publishers, Guwahati, pp.83-99.
  • Mishra, B. and P. Nayak (2006): “Efficiency in Tax Systems: A Study of Tax Responsiveness in North-Eastern States”, Journal of World Economic Review, Vol.1, No.2, pp.161-176.
  • Suresh, P.S., B. Mishra and K. Rio (2006): “Private Schooling Industry in North East India: A Trend Analysis of Nagaland State”, International Education Journal, Vo.7, No.2, July, Shannon Research Press, Adelaide, South Australia, pp.379-390.
  • Suresh, P.S. and B. Mishra (2006): “Returns to Scale in Private School Industry of Nagaland: A Production Function Approach”, Journal of Industrial Economics, Vol.3. No.1, Feb, pp.40-51.
  • Mishra, B. and P.S. Suresh (2006): “Resource Constraints in the North Eastern States: A Comparative Study of Meghalaya and Nagaland”, Journal of Managerial Economics, Vol.4, No.1, Feb, pp.82-97.
  • Mishra, B.  and P.S. Suresh (2005): “Political Economy of Public Expenditure Growth in North-Eastern States of India: A Case Study of Nagaland”, Asian and African Journal of Economics and Econometrics, Vol.5, No.1, June, pp.17-33.
  • Suresh, P.S. and B. Mishra (2005): “Elasticity and Buoyancy: An Econometric Analysis of Orissa’s Tax System”, Journal of Social and Economic Policy, Vol.2, No.2, June, pp.131-147. 
  • Mishra, B. and P.S. Suresh (2005): “Implications of Public Expenditure for Economic Development of Meghalaya in a Post Globalisation Scenario”, in S. Panda (ed.) Globalisation and Regional Development, Mayur Publication, Bhubaneswar, pp.235-250.
  • Mishra, B. (2005): “Public Resource and its Utilization: Implications for Development for North-Eastern Region” in G. Das (ed.) Structural Changes and Strategies of Development: Resource Industry Linkages in North-East India, Akansha Publising House, New Delhi, pp.265-298.
  • Mishra, B. and P. Nayak, (2004): “Limits of Micro Credit for Rural development: A Cursory Look” in J.K. Gogoi (ed.) Rural Indebtedness in North-East India, Dibrugarh University, Dibrugarh, pp.185-200.
  • Mishra, B. (2002): “Population Dynamics, Environment and Quality of Life in North-East India,” Papers of the International Seminar on South- East Asia’s Population in a Changing Asian Context. URL: www.iussp.org/Bangkok2002/S17/mishra.pdf
  • Mishra, B. (2001): "Population Dynamics and Quality of Life in N.E. Region" in Rai et al (eds.) Environment Resources and Development, Geographical Society of North-Eastern Hill Region, Shillong.
  • Mishra, B. (2000): "Size Structure and Overall Quality of Employment in Private Sector Services Enterprises: A Case Study” Journal of North-Eastern Council, Vol.20, No.2, pp.15-23.
  • Mishra, B. (2000): “Employment in Private Hotel Enterprises of Nagaland”, The Indian Journal of Labour Economics, Vol.43, No.4, pp.977-988.
  • Mishra, B. (1999): "An Enquiry in to the Causes of Slow Pace of Economic Development in North-Eastern Region: A Case for Small Scale Industries and Rural Handicrafts as A Means of Structural Adjustments", Hill Geographer, Vol. XI, Nos.1 & 2, pp.76-86.

Reports/Commissioned Papers:

  • Mishra, B. (2004): Public Resource and its Utilization: Implications for development of North-Eastern Region as a part of the study on “The structural Change and Strategy of development: Resource Industry linkages in North-Eastern Region” initiated by ICSSR-NERC, Shillong.
  • Mishra, B and Umdor, S.(2009): “Problems of Border Areas in North-East India: implications for Thirteenth Finance Commission (Meghalaya Chapter)”.