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 Dr. Tessy Kurian


Department of Science and Humanities
Mobile Number:919446121678
Date of Joining: 01/07/2014
Nature of association: Regular

Sl.NoQualificationUniversityInstitutionYear of passingSpecialization
1MA Economics KeralaUniversity Centre, Thiruvanathapuram1980Econometrics, Mathematical Economics, Advanced Statistics
2M.Phil Applied EconomicsCochin University of Science &TechnologyDept. of Applied Economics , CUSAT1990Applied Economics
3Ph.D Economics Mahatma Gandhi UniversityResearch Centre,: Govt College, Kottayam 2000Development Economics / Women’s Studies
4MBAVinayaka Mission Deemed UniversityVinayaka Mission Deemed University, Tamil Nadu2006Marketing, Human Resource Management

Teaching Experience : 33 Years

Sl. NoName of the collegeDesignationExperience (Years & Months)
1SJCET, Palai ( affiliated to APJKTU)Professor 4 years & 5 months
2B.K.College, Amalagiri ( affiliated to M.G. UniversityAssociate Professor 32 years 8 months
3Debub University ( affiliated to Ministry of Education, Ethiopia,Sponsored by UNDP)Associate Professor 1 year
Sl. NoName of InstitutionType of MembershipMembership ID
1Indian Economic Association Life Member Letter enclosed
Sl. NoName of Training/WorkshopYear & Date (Duration)Organizer
1ISTE WorkshopMarch 2017SJCET
2UGC Sponsored 3 Weeks Refresher Course in EconomicsNovember ,2000M.G University
3UGC Sponsored 3 Weeks Refresher Course in EconomicsMarch, 1995M.G University
4UGC Sponsored 3 Weeks Refresher Course in EconomicsMarch, 1991M.G University
57 Day Workshop on Research MethodologyApril, 2010M.G University,Child Development Centre TVM
Sl. NoTitle/ Topic Date & DurationSponsors
1Rotary Youth Leadership Award ( RYLA ) on Effective Communication October 2016,1 DaySJCET & Rotary Club of Pala
2UGC Sponsored National Seminar on” Low Mortality- High Morbidity Syndrome in Kerala”2014 (2 Days)B. K. College, Amalagiri, Kottayam
3UGC Sponsored National Seminar on “Climate Change Impact : A Gender Disaggregated Approach”2012(2 Days)B. K. College, Amalagiri, Kottayam
4UGC Sponsored National Seminar on” Consumerism and Lifestyle Diseases”2010(2 Days)B. K. College, Amalagiri, Kottayam
5UGC Sponsored National Seminar on” Planning for Poverty Reduction : Lessons from Kudumbasree in Kerala”2008(2 Days)B. K. College, Amalagiri, Kottayam
6UGC Sponsored National Seminar on” Ageing : Socioeconomic and Gender Issues”2005(2 Days)B. K. College, Amalagiri, Kottayam
7National Seminar on” Basic and Advanced Biochemical Techniques : Relevance in Interdisciplinary Scenario2013(2 Days) B. K. College, Amalagiri, Kottayam
Sl.NoTitle/ TopicYear & DurationOrganizer
1Resource person Under the ‘Walk with a Scholar ‘programme of Higher Education Dept. Kerala2019, 1 daySt.Thomas College, , Pala
2Resource person Under the ‘Walk with a Scholar ‘programme of Higher Education Dept. Kerala2018, 2 daysC.M.S.College, Kottayam
3Resource person Under the ‘Walk with a Scholar ‘programme of Higher Education Dept. Kerala2018, 1dayK.E. College, Mannanam

Funded Research

Sl.NoProject TitleFunding AgencyAmountDuration
1Major Research Project in Economics on “Demographic Shift and Health Care: A Study of Elderly Women in Kerala”ICSSRRs. 3,92,37518 months
2Minor Research projects in Economics on “Economic Impact of Rubber Crisis : A Study of Meenachil Panchayat in Kerala”UGCRs.35,0002 years
3“Ageing Kerala :Socio Economic and Gender Challenges”UGCRs.75,00018 months
4“Women initiatives in Poverty Reduction:Review of Kudumbasree in Kerala”UGCRs.50,00018 months
5“Socio EconomicSignificance of Promotion of Breastfeeding Policies: Kerala Experience ”UGCRs, 60,00018 months

PhD Guidance: Research Guide, MG University,Kerala

PhDs awarded under Supervision :   7   (2010 to 2017)

Ongoing Ph.D. supervision     :       1

Sl No.YearName of ScholarTitle of the Thesis
12017January 3, 1900Financial Entitlements and Capabilities of Women in Kerala : A Study of Kottayam District
22014Ms. Bijo JosephSocio economic Impact of Demographic Transition in Kerala on Elderly Women
32014Ms. Anila SkariaMagnitude and Determinants of Unpaid Care Work in a Local Setting: Implications on Human Wellbeing
42013Mr. Shaji KuriakoseLifestyle Diseases in Kerala :An Analysis of Socio economiuc Status , Consumption Pattern and Adolescent Obesity in Kottayam District
52012Ms. Rosamma JosephChanging Consumption Pattern in Kerala
62012Ms. Merly ZachariahAgeing of women in Kerala: An analysis of their consumption pattern
72011Ms. Sheeba V.T.Bottled Water Industryin Kerala : Economic and Environmental Impacts

List of Publications


  •   Cross Cultural Management (ISBN-978-93-87483-98-9)   Thakur Publication   Pvt. Ltd.     Kerala (2018)
  • Consumerism and Life Style Diseases, ( ISBN 81-86951-26-1)Bharath Books, Kottayam (2012)
  • Contribution of Chapter on “Demographic Transition in Kerala” in Kerala Studies: International Institute for Scientific and Academic Collaboration, New Jersey, U.S.A.(2007 )
  • Contributed a chapter on  “Age of Ageing in Kerala” in Kerala Economy Slumber to Performance, Meera Bai (Ed.) Kasi Books, Kerala (2007) “Development Management: a Holistic Approach” in   Rehumanising Development  Administration, Mahajan P Mani (Ed.), Kerala (2006)
  • Proceedings of National Seminar on “ Ageing “ ( 2005 )
  • Proceedings of National Seminar on “ Kudumbasree “ (2008 )
  • Proceedings of National Seminar on “Lifestyle Diseases “ (2010 )

 International Journals

Sl.NoTitle of PaperName of journalYear, Volume & ISSN/ISBN No.
1Poor working condition for womenJanuary 4, 1900No.3,Vol.14,2007
2Economic impact of rubber crisis in KeralaRubber AsiaNo.5,Vol.15,2008
3Ethiopian Economy: Maladies and remediesThe ReporterMay 5,2004
4Ethiopia, Use the potential of WomenEthiopian HeraldJanuary 20, 1900
5e-waste and the third worldEconomic FocusMay,2004
6Gender: The ignored other half in climate change impactsProceedings of seminar in Assumption College2010
7Climate change impacts: need for a gender disaggregated approach “STARS” ,St.Thomas College ,Pala2010

National Journals

Sl.NoTitle of PaperName of journalPublisherYear, Volume & ISSN/ISBN No.
1Dilemmas of the Kerala Economy January 20, 1900S. B. College, ChanganasserryNo1, Vol.1
2Rethinking on Globalisation and Development : A viewSouthern Economist St. Thomas College, PalaMay, 2001
3Economic Impact of Rubber Crisis :Meenachil, KeralaRational DiscourseVol.6, No.1,2000
4Economics as if People Mattered- A new approach to globalization MainstreamJuly, 2001
5Globalisation and the high - tech youth of India-Emerging issuesKerala Calling 2001
6Globalisation -Emerging issuesSTARSSt. Thomas College, Pala2006
7Breastfeeding in the Information AgeThe DEEPIKA Social Welfare2002
8Women and GlobalisationSocial Welfare December, 2002
9Economics Mattering People Social Welfare May, 2003
10E governance and Decentralised Planning :Possibilities and Challenges Southern Economist2004
11Hi Tech Kerala – Trends and Dilemmas Beyond Boundaries2003
12Rubber Crisis and the Rural Economy of Kerala- A Case StudyRural India 2005
13The Economics of Breastfeeding ‘Piravi”, the Souvenir of Neocon 2006
14Fisheries Sector and Kerala Economy, Tapping the PotentialsKerala Calling 2007
15To Prevent MalnutritionKerala Calling 2007
15Save I million babies!!! Kerala Calling

International Conferences

Sl. No. Title of the PaperName of the ConferenceVenue & Date
1Indian Rubber Industry- Trends and Challenges January 10, 1900Hotel Taj Malabar, Kochi,21-3-1998
2The New Economic Order and World Peace – A Gandhian Critique Relevance of Gandhian Thought M. G. University, 23-25Nov 2000
3Democracy and DevelopmentAsia in Transition M.G. University 19-21Dec.2001
4Higher Education in Ethiopia Private Higher Education in EthiopiaUn Conference Centre, Addis Abbaba, Ethiopia ,28th July 2004
5Ethiopian Economy: Maladies and Remedies UN sponsored National Seminar Ethiopian Economy Un Conference Centre, Ethiopia, 3-4 June 2004
6Economic Governance in the Present ScenarioDeveloping Economic Governance in the Global Scenario Regional Institute of Management Studies, Mathura Kamaraj University, Kottayam ,8 Nov 2006
7Agriculture in India Sustainable Agriculture CMS College, Kottayam, 7-9 July 2010

National Conference

Sl. No. Title of the PaperName of the ConferenceVenue & Date 
1Issues of the Kerala Economy January 12, 1900Nirmala College, Moovattupuzha ,2/11/1999
2Kerala Economy in a CrisisState SeminarJanuary 26, 1900
3Research – social sciences ResearchSt. Thomas College, Pala,16-3-2001January 1, 1970
4Crisis in Kerala Economy Kerala Economy January 29, 1900
5NAAC AccreditationCriteria of NAAC accreditation Assumption College, Changanacherry, 27-2-2009
6Quality of Education IQACSt. Teresa’s College, Ernakulam , 21-3-2009
7Kerala in the World Economy M. G. University25-26 Feb 2000
8Globalisation and Kerala Economy St Georges College, Aruvithura 15,16 Nov 2001
9Crisis in Rubber IndustrySchool of Management, MG University April 1, 2002
10Neo colonialism M.A.College, Kothamangalam18-20march,1999
11Education St.Josephs Training College, Mannanam24-25 March 1999
12Globalisation and Higher education in India S.B. College, ChanganacherryMarch 18, 1900
13Women and EducationAssumption College, Changanacherry20-22 march 2002
14Higher Education in the new millenniumSt. Stephens College, Uzhavoor , Kerala12-13 Dec 2002
15Regional Science Congress Calicut UniversityOctober 25, 2002
16Economic ReformsNSS College Cherthala6,7 Feb 2002
17Post Colonialism MG University26-28 Feb 2003
18ICT and Quality Education St.Thomas Training College, Pala1,2 Aug 2003
19WTO and AgricultureGovt. College, Kottayam 25-26 Nov 2004
20Growth with Justice Assumption College, Changanacherry8,9 Feb 2005
21Quality Sustenance St. Thomas College, Pala 25,26 Feb 2005
22Ageing Kerala BK College, Amalagiri29-30 June 2005
23Economic ReformsSD College, KanjirappallyJuly 12, 2005
24 Development Crisis St George college, Aruvithura9,10 Aug 2006
25Advanced Learning Girideepam Institute ofAdvanced Learning 28,29 Jan 2008
26Human Rights Alphonsa College, Pala 18,19 June 2008
27Poverty reduction BK College, Amalagiri9,10 July 2008
28MDGNRHM, Kochi6,7 Jan 2009
29Women in Emerging KeralaAssumption College 9,10 July 2008
30Research Methodology Govt College, Kottayam29,30 Oct 2009
31Issues of Sustainable Development Morning Star College, Angamaly July 31, 2010
32Global Warming St Thomas College, Pala January 29, 2010
33Consumerism and Lifestyle Diseases BK Colllege, Amalagiri 2,3, Aug 2010
34Nutrition and Self Care BK College ,Amalagiri 14,15Jan 2010