Dr. Varun Chotia

Associate Professor - Economics
Program Director - PGDM
PAN Area Chair - Economics & IB

Email: varun.chotia@jaipuria.ac.in
Location: Jaipuria Jaipur


Public Infrastructure, Macroeconomics, Econometrics

Managerial Economics, Macroeconomics, Econometrics

Dr. Varun Chotia is presently working as an Associate Professor, Economics and Program Chair – First Year at Jaipuria Institute of Management, Jaipur Campus, which is the best management college for MBA in Jaipur, Rajasthan, India. He is also the PAN Area Coordinator of Economics and IB area at Jaipuria Institute of Management. Prior to this, he has worked at LM Thapar School of Management, Thapar Institute of Engineering and Technology (Deemed to be a University).

He was recently awarded as the ‘Best Faculty in Teaching Excellence’ and ‘Best Faculty for Highest Teaching Quality’ amongst all the four campuses of Jaipuria Institute of Management. He has completed his Ph.D. degree in Economics from the Department of Economics and Finance, BITS Pilani. His research specialization lies in the field of Public Infrastructure Investment and Fiscal Sustainability wherein he uses prominent econometric models for empirical analysis.

Dr. Varun is an avid researcher with more than 25 research papers published in reputed International and National Journals to his credit. Before coming into academics, he also possesses around two years of corporate experience working as a Business Analyst in corporate firms like IMS Health and Accenture Management Consulting. He has passed out from BITS PILANI with an MSc (Hons) in Economics.

Ph.D., MSc.(Economics)

L I S T  O F  P U B L I C A T I O N S

  1. Chotia, V. (2021) “Investigating the issue of fiscal sustainability in India: a state level analysis, International Journal of Global Environmental Issues, 19 No.4, pp.319 - 330 (Inderscience Publishers , Scopus Indexed)
  2. Chotia, V. (2021) “Estimating an Optimal debt/GDP ratio: An Empirical Investigation for Indian States”, International Journal of Public Sector Performance Management, Vol.7, No.3, pp.410-434 (Inderscience Publishers , Scopus Indexed)
  3. Takiyar, A. and Chotia, V. (2021) “Relationship between Commercial Bank Availability and Income Inequality: Evidence From SAARC Countries, 'International Journal of Asian Business and Information Management', Vol.12, No.3, pp.156-162 (IGI Global Publications, Scopus Indexed)
  4. Chotia, V. (2021) “The Study of Consumer Stock Market Behaviour by Consequence of Prospect Theory”, Accepted for publication in Vol.11, No.1 of International Journal of Applied Behavioural Economics (IGI Global Publications, Web of Science Indexed)
  5. Chotia, V. (2019) “The Impact of Fiscal Consolidation and Economic Growth on Debt: Evidence from India”. Economic Annals, Volume LXIV, No. 222 / July– September 2019, pp. 63-80. (Scopus Indexed)
  1. Chotia, V. and Pankaj, P. (2019). "Impact of Population and Economic Growth on Carbon Emissions of Developed and Developing Countries" –International Journal of Green Economics, , Vol. 13, Nos. 3/4, pp. 276-287 (Inderscience Publishers , Ranked in “C” Category of ABDC Rankings, Scopus Indexed)
  1. Chotia, V. (2020) “Infrastructure Development and Income Inequality in India : An Empirical Investigation”, International Journal of Computational Economics and Econometrics, 10, Issue 4, pp. 328-344 (Inderscience Publishers , Ranked in “C” Category of ABDC Rankings, Scopus Indexed)
  1. Pai, Jayakar R. and Chotia, V. (2019). “Factors determining profitability of banks in UAE”, International Journal of Financial Services Management, 9 No.4, pp.386 - 407 (Inderscience Publishers , Ranked in “C” Category of ABDC Rankings)
  1. Chotia, V. and Rao, N.V M (2018). “Infrastructure financing and economic growth in India: An Empirical Investigation” – Journal of Financial Management of Property and Construction, Vol. 23, Issue 3, pp. 258-273 (Emerald Publications, Ranked in “C” Category of ABDC Rankings, Scopus Indexed)
  1. Chotia, V. and Rao, N.V M. (2018) “Estimating the Determinants of Public Private Partnerships in Infrastructure: The Case of India” –International journal of Critical Infrastructures, Vol. 14, Issue 3, pp. 248-267 (Inderscience Publishers, Scopus Indexed) 
  1. Chotia, V. and Rao, N.V M. (2017) “Investigating the Interlinkages between Infrastructure Development, Poverty and Rural - Urban Income Inequality: Evidence from BRICS Nations” –Studies in Economics and Finance, Vol. 34, Issue 4, pp. 466-484 (Ranked in “B” Category of ABDC Rankings, Scopus Indexed, Emerald Publications) 
  1. Chotia, V. and Rao, N.V M. (2017) “An Empirical Investigation of the Link between Infrastructure Development and Poverty Reduction: The Case of India” –International Journal of Social Economics, 44, Issue 12, pp. 1906-1918 (Ranked in “B” Category of ABDC Rankings, Scopus Indexed, Emerald Publications) 
  1. Chotia, V. and Rao, N.V M. (2017) “Examining the Impact of Public Investment and Private Investment on Economic Growth: Empirical Evidence from BRICS Nations” – International Journal of Economics and Business Research , Vol. 14, Issue 2, pp. 128-137 (Ranked in “C” Category of ABDC Rankings, Scopus Indexed, Inderscience Publishers) 
  1. Sinha, A. and Chotia, V. (2017) “Estimating the Public Efficiency of India: A State Wise Analysis – International Journal of Public Sector Performance Management, Vol. 3, No.3, pp. 266-278 (Inderscience Publishers, Scopus Indexed) 
  1. Aakar, G., Agarwal, V., & Chotia, V. (2017). Assessing the Impact of Public Infrastructure Investment on Economic Performance: the Case of India. Romanian Economic Journal, 20(65), 137-152. 
  1. Shah, S., Chotia, V. and Rao, N.V.M. (2017) “Generator Estimation for Transition Matrices with Applications To Credit Ratings –IUP Journal of Applied Finance (IJAF), Vol. 23, Issue 1,pp. 26-43. 
  1. Chotia, V., Saxena, M. and Rao, N.V M. (2016) “Estimating the Efficiency of Public Infrastructure Investment: A State Wise Analysis” –Global Business Review, Vol. 19, Issue 4, pp.1037-1049 (Sage Publications, Scopus Indexed) 
  1. Chotia, V., & Rao, N. V. M. (2016). Public Infrastructure Investment and Economic Growth: A Sector Wise Investigation for India Using Westerlund Panel Cointegration Approach. Romanian Economic Journal, 18(59), 217-240.
  1. Gupta, M., Budhadev, R., Chotia, V., & Rao, N V M. (2016). “Integrating the issue of Infrastructure Investment with Economic Growth: The Case of India”. Theoretical and Applied Economics,23(3), pp. 141-162.
  1. Toshniwal, P., Chotia, V. & Rao, N V M (2016) “Investigating the Infrastructural Efficiency and Productivity of India”. Business Perspectives, 15(2), pp. 1-15.
  1. Kalra, G., Chotia, V., & Goel, A. (2016). Investigating the Relationship between Transport Infrastructure and Economic Growth: The Case of India. Indian Journal of Economics and Development,12(2), 315-320.
  1. Mathur, S., Chotia, V and Rao, N V M. (2016) “Modelling the Impact of Global Financial Crisis on the Indian Stock Market through GARCH Models, Asia Pacific Journal of Management Research and Innovation- Sage Publications, 12(1),11-22.
  1. Chotia, V. and Rao, N V M (2015) “Examining the Interlinkages between Regional Infrastructure Disparities, Economic Growth and Poverty: A Case of Indian States”. Economic Annals, Volume LX, No. 205 / April – June 2015, pp. 53-71. (Scopus Indexed)
  1. Chotia, V. and Rao, N V M (2015) “Investigating the Landscape of India's Balance of Payments: Cointegration and Causality Analysis. International Journal of Statistics and Economics, 16(3) / July – Sep 2015, 43-53, Ranked in “C” Category of ABDC Rankings, CESER Publications)
  1. Dadhich, G., Chotia, V., & Chaudhry, O. (2015).Impact of foreign institutional investments on stock market volatility in India. Indian Journal of Finance, 9(10), 22-35.

L I S T  O F   P U B L I C A T I O N S  ( C H A P T E R S  I N  B O O K S )

  1. Chotia, V. and Jain, V. (2021) “Visualizing the Prospective Circular Economy: Closing the Economic Loop – The Case of India”. Book Chapter in “Examining the Intersection of Circular Economy, Forestry, and International Trade”, IGI Global.
  1. Pankaj, P., Chotia, V., Jain, V. and Tewary, T. (2021) “Precursor to Lockdown Economies”. Book Chapter in “Strategic Management during a Pandemic”, Routledge Taylor and Francis Group.
  1. Chotia, V., Takiyar, A. and Rao, N.V M. (2016). Assessing India’s Position among BRICS Nations on Aspects of Economic Power and Global Competitiveness. Edited Book Volume “Growth, Globalization & Governance Promises and Challenges”, Emerald Group Publishing (India) Private Limited, New Delhi, pp.54-64.
  1. Chotia, V. and Rao, N.V M. (2016). Examining the Infrastructural Scenario of Rajasthan and its Potential for becoming an appropriate location for Make in India. Book Chapter in “Indian Economy: A Roadmap towards Development” (Edited by Prof. V. V. Singh, Director, NITI Aayog Chair), Flying Pen Publications, Jaipur, India, pp 231-242. ISBN 978-81-929590-9-6.

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