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Ravinder Rena

Dr. Ravinder Rena, Professor of Economics and Coordinator, Joint African Master’s Programme, Harold Pupkewitz Graduate School of Business, Polytechnic of Namibia, Post Box 13388, Windhoek, NAMIBIA

Educational Qualifications

  • Ph.D. in Economics (August 2001), Osmania University, Hyderabad, (A. P.) India.
  • M. Phil. in Economics (March 1995), Osmania University, Hyderabad, (A. P.) India.
  • M. A. in Economics (June 1992) Osmania University, Hyderabad, (A. P.) India.
  • LL.B. (Bachelor of Legal Laws – February 1996), University College of Law, Kakatiya University, Warangal, (A.P.) India.
  • B.Ed. (Bachelor of Education – May 1994), Annamalai University, Annamalai Nagar, Tamilnadu, India.
  • B.A. in Economics (June 1990), Kakatiya Government Degree College, Kakatiya University, Warangal, (A.P.) India.
  • Computer Literacy in MS Word; MS Excel; Power Point and Internet.

Work Experience: Teaching, Research and administration for about 19 years in the Universities at Asia-Pacific and Africa
Publications: Research Books -6; Textbooks -5; Study Guides/Materials-4
Journal Publications (peer reviewed) – International 68; National -25,
Chapters in Edited books- 19; Articles in News papers, magazines, and websites – over 125
Papers Presented at the International Conferences – 15; National conferences – 4

Guest Lecturers – 10
Professional Experience
Founder and Editor-in-Chief, International Journal of Education Economics and Development(IJEED),
Editorial Board Member – 13 International Journals
Referee Board Member – 8 Journals

Areas of Research

Economics of Education, Globalisation and WTO, International Finance, Clean technology and Sustainable development, Micro finance, Agriculture and Rural Entrepreneurship, Gender disparity; Emerging economies; African economy.

Areas of Teaching:

Micro economics; Macro economics; Monetary Economics; Managerial economics; International Trade &Finance; Public Finance and Taxation; Corporate finance; Economic Growth and Development; Research Methodology; Econometrics and Statistics.


Included in the Book (2011): 2000 outstanding intellectuals of 21st Century, ISBN: 978 1 903986
36 3(7 Edition), published by International Biographical Centre, St. Thomas Place, ELY,CB7 4GG, Great Britain.
Included in the World who is who -2011. Published by Taylor and Francis.

Academic Honour: Vemuri Seshayya Sastry University Gold Medal (December 2001) Awarded on the occasion of the 75th (Platinum Jubilee) Osmania University Convocation for the Best Ph.D. Candidates / Thesis in the Field of Economics / Commerce / Business Management. Invited to speak on ‘Clean Technology Diffusion in Developing and emerging Countries’ in the European Patent Forum – 6-7 May 2008 at Ljubljana, Slovenia.
Invited to deliver the Keynote speech on the ‚Emerging Trends of Higher Education in Developing Countries‛ at the third Conference on Globalisation and Higher Education in Economics and Business Administration (GEBA) organized by Faculty of Economics and Business Administration – Alexandru Ioan Cuza University of Iasi, Romania during 22-24 October 2009.


Approved Research Supervisor for M.Phil/Ph.D Programmes in the Indian Universities. External examiner for Ph.Ds for Indian and Romanian Universities.
Research Projects undertaken and completed -4
Undergraduate Research Projects – over 190
Post graduate Research (Master’s level) Projects -25 completed; 10- ongoing M.Phil., – 4; Ph.D. – 2 completed and 2 (on going).

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