Young Faculty Research Chair
PhD (Public Policy and Management), Heinz College, Carnegie Mellon University 2011
MPhil (Public Policy and Management), Heinz College, Carnegie Mellon University 2010
PGDCM, IIM Calcutta, 2003
BTech (Civil Engineering), IIT Roorkee, 2001
Economics of Global Healthcare Markets; Technology strategy & globalization; Incentives for innovation & the role of patents; Emerging economy multinational firms
"Regulation and Welfare: Evidence from Paragraph IV Generic Entry in the U.S. Pharmaceutical Industry" revise and resubmit at The Rand Journal of Economics (with Matthew J Higgins and Lee Branstetter).
"Killing the Golden Goose or Just Chasing it around the farmyard?: Rising Generic Entry and Early Stage Pharmaceutical Innovation" (with Lee Branstetter and Matthew Higgins).
"The Origins of Asian Bio-Science Entrepreneurship: Evidence from India" (with Romel Mostafa)
"Learning by Exporting: The Contingent Role of R&D Capability" (with Anand Nandkumar and Charles Dhanaraj)
"Advertising and Drug Demand in the EU and US" (with Matthew Higgins and Annamaria Conti)
"First-Mover Advantages Before and After TRIPS: Evidence from the Indian Pharmaceutical Industry" (with Ajay Bhaskarabhatla).
"Competitive Effects of High-End and Low-End Firm Entry: Evidence from the Indian Pharmaceutical Markets" (with Ajay Bhaskarabhatla).
IIM Bangalore, September 2011-present
Research Assistant, The World Bank (Private & Financial Sector Development Unit, Project on East European Innovation & International Co-invention), September-December 2008
Teaching Fellow (full-time), Economic Principles of Policy Analysis, Heinz College, Carnegie Mellon, May-July 2008
Teaching Assistant (multiple semesters), across schools in Carnegie Mellon University, 2007-2011
Business Analyst, ET Intelligence Group, The Economic Times, Times of India Group (2003-2005)
Freelance Country Analyst, Euromonitor International, London, (May-July 2007)
Other Professional Appointments:
Member of the American Economic Association
Member of the Strategic Management Society
Career and Recent Professional Awards; Teaching Awards:
Best Paper Award for "First Mover Advantages Before and After TRIPs: Evidence from the Indian Pharmaceutical Industry", Atlanta Competitive Advantage Conference 2013
Finalist, Barry M. Richman Best Dissertation Award in International Management, Academy of Management 2012
Best Paper Award for "Emerging Economies" track, Academy of International Business 2010
Temple/AIB Best Paper Award Nominee, Academy of International Business 2010
Paper selected for the NBER Economics of Intellectual Property and Innovation Workshop, NBER Summer Institute 2011
MDP on Managerial Economics with Micro-Labs Ltd. Short Term Consultant, 2011/2012, The World Bank Group, India (SASHN Unit) on rural tertiary health insurance in Karnataka. Management Development Program with Wockhardt Ltd. Significant Publications:
MDP on Managerial Economics with Micro-Labs Ltd.
Short Term Consultant, 2011/2012, The World Bank Group, India (SASHN Unit) on rural tertiary health insurance in Karnataka.
Management Development Program with Wockhardt Ltd.
- "Strong Medicine: Patent Reform & the emergence of a Research-Driven Pharmaceutical Industry in India", with Ashish Arora & Lee Branstetter, in NBER Book Volume on The Location of Biopharmaceutical Activity (Forthcoming), Iain M. Cockburn & Matthew J. Slaughter, editors.
- "The Historical Evolution of post-TRIPs Modern Indian Pharmaceuticals," in Prescribing Cultures and Pharmaceutical Policy in the Asia-Pacific, 2009, K. Eggleston ed. Walter H. Shorenstein Asia-Pacific Research Center, Stanford University, The Brookings Press.
- "Regulation and Welfare: Evidence from Paragraph IV Generic Entry in the U.S. Pharmaceutical Industry" with Matthew J Higgins and Lee Branstetter, NBER Working Paper 17188.