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Naik, Gopal
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Gopal Naik
Economics & Social Sciences

Professor

Chairperson, Centre of Excellence for Urban Development 

Ph.D., University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, IL, USA, 1987
M.Sc.(Agriculture). G.B.Pant University of Agriculture & Technology, Pantnagar, India, 1983
B.Sc.(Ag Mark and Coop), University of Agricultural Sciences, Bangalore, India, 1980

Phone:  +91-80-26993194
Address:  NF-002

Research Areas:

Public Policy - Public Service Delivery, Policies on Agriculture and Rural Development, Performance of Agricultural Markets, Asymmetric Information and Market Performance, Technology Adoption, Agribusiness Development, Food Safety, Agribusiness - Commodity Markets; Forecasting

 

Current Research:

Agricultural Marketing Reforms
Performance of National Commodity Exchanges
Asymmetric Information in Agricultural Markets
Designing Implementation of Food Safety Act
Information and Public Service Delivery
Sustainability of Rural Telecenters
Service Level Benchmarking of Water Supply Agencies
Reliability of Agricultural Statistics

 

Academic Positions:
IIM Bangalore: April 2003-present
Visiting Faculty, Centre for Public Policy, IIM Bangalore, India, August 2002- to April 2003
Professor, IIM Ahmedabad, India, July 1996 - July 2002
Associate Professor, IIM Ahmedabad, India, July 1992-June 1996
Assistant Professor, IIM Ahmedabad, India, May 1988-June 1992
Visiting Post-Doctoral Research Associate, Department of Agricultural Economics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA, February 1988-April 1988

 

Corporate / Public Sector Leadership:

President, Indian Society of Agribusiness Management
Chairperson, Expert Committee on Regional Commodity Exchanges, GoI
Member, Editorial Board, Journal of Agribusiness in Developing and Emerging Economies 
Member, Advisory Group on Agriculture and Food Processing, Department of Financial Services, Government of India
Member, Central Advisory Committee, FSSAI
Member, Krishi Mission, Government of Karnataka
Chairman, Board of Studies, Sri Sri Agribusiness Academy, Bangalore
Member, Board of Directors, Foretell Business Ltd, Bangalore
Member, Board of Directors, Edubridge, Mumbai
Member, Board of Directors, Agricultural Insurance Corporation, New Delhi

 

Awards:

Certificate of Merit, 4th International Conference on Theory and Practice of Electronic Governance, Beijing, China 2010

American Agricultural Economics Association's Outstanding Review of Agricultural Economics Article, 2006

Dr. R. T. Doshi Prize (Second Prize) for the best research article published in Agricultural Economics Research Review, 2002

Dr. D. K. Desai Award for the best paper published in the Indian Journal of Agricultural Economics during 1999 among the agriculture stream writers, 2001.

Citicorp-Cornell Multimedia Fellowship, Cornell University, 2000

Honorable mention for the paper Econometric Modeling of Indian Silk Sector at the XIV Triennial Conference of the International Federation of Operational Research Societies, 1996

Outstanding Ph. D. Dissertation Award, University of Illinois, USA, 1988

 

Significant Publications:

 

Monographs/Books

- Kolavalli, S., G. Naik and A. H. Kalro. Groundwater Utilization in East Uttara Pradesh, Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad, May 1992.

- Naik, G. and K. R. Babu. Demand and Supply Prospects for High Quality Silk. New Delhi, Oxford and IBH Publishing Company. 1993.

- Naik, G., S. K. Singh and N. Govind. Econometric modeling of the Indian Silk Industry. New Delhi, Oxford and IBH Publishing Company. 1995.

- Kolavalli, S., A. H. Kalro, G. Naik and N. Shah. Management of Irrigation Systems: The cases of Meshwo and Phophal in Gujarat, India, Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad, 1995.

- Brewer, J., S. Kolavalli, A. H. Kalro, G. Naik, S. Ramnarayan, K.V. Raju and R. Sakthivadivel. Irrigation Management Transfer: Policies, Process and Performance, New Delhi, Oxford and IBH Publishing Company, 1999.

- Naik, G., Jain, S.K. and Singh, S.K. Econometric Modeling of the Indian Cotton Industry. New Delhi, Oxford and IBH Publishing Company, 2001.

- Naik, G., Kalro, A. H., Brewer, J. B., Samad, M. and Sakthivadivel, R, Assessing the Impact of Irrigation Management Transfer, New Delhi, Oxford and IBH Publishing Company, 2002.

- Naik, G., Singh, Gurdev, Chaturvedi, Tamanna, Asokan, S. R. and Jain, S. K.  Competitiveness and Bound Tariff Requirements of Indian Agricultural Commodities, New Delhi, Oxford and IBH Publishing Company, 2004.

- Ramesh, G., Nagadevara, V., Naik, G. and Suraj, A. B. (eds) Urban Infrastructure and Governance, New Delhi, Routledge, 2010

- Ramesh, G., Nagadevara, V., Naik, G. and Suraj, A. B. (eds) Public Private Partnerships, New Delhi, Routledge, 2010.

 

Chapters in Books

- Naik, G., Basavaraj K. P., Paidi, V. and Subramanian A. Using geospatial technology to strengthen data systems in developing countries: The case of agricultural statistics in India,  Applied Geography, 43(2013):99-112

- Sharma, C. K. and G. Naik. Agro-input Market Research: Needs, Processes and Problems, in Seetharaman, S. P. (ed) Agricultural Input Marketing. New Delhi, Oxford and IBH Publishing Company. 1992. pp 429-439.

- Kolavalli, S., A. H. Kalro, G. Naik and N. Shah. Joint Management in Medium Irrigation Systems in Gujarat: Two Cases, in Svendsen, M. and A. Gulati, (eds.) Strategic Change in Indian Irrigation. Macmillan India Limited, New Delhi, 1995.

- Naik, G. and V. N. Asopa. A Market Share Approach to Pricing Commodities for Exports, in Rosenhead, J and A. Tripathy, (eds.)  Operational Research for Development. New Age International (P) limited, Publishers, New Delhi, 1996

- Naik, G. and S. K. Jain. Demand and Supply Analysis and Projection for Major Agricultural Commodities, in B. M. Desai, (ed) Agricultural Development Paradigm for the Ninth Five Year Plan Under New Economic Environment, Oxford & IBH Publishing co. Pvt. Ltd, New Delhi, June, 1997, pp 167-185.

- Naik, G. Technological Factors for Agricultural Development I: Evolution and Transfer of Seed and Resource -Centered Agricultural Knowledge: Rapporteur's Report in B. M. Desai, (ed) Agricultural Development Paradigm for the Ninth Five Year Plan Under New Economic Environment, Oxford & IBH Publishing co. Pvt. Ltd, New Delhi, June, 1997, pp 323-326.

- Kolavalli, S., Kalro, A. H., Naik, G., Ramnarayan, S., Brewer, J., Sakthivadivel, R. and Raju, K.V. A Study on Irrigation Management Transfer in B. M. Desai, (ed) Agricultural Development Paradigm for the Ninth Five Year Plan Under New Economic Environment, Oxford & IBH Publishing co. Pvt. Ltd, New Delhi, June, 1997, pp 508-530.

- Naik, G. and S.K. Jain.  Growth Stability and Acreage Response of Agricultural Crops: Likely Impact of WTO Regime, in Implications of WTO Agreements for Indian Agriculture, Oxford & IBH Publishing co. Pvt. Ltd, New Delhi, 2001, pp 361-431.

- Naik, G.  Dynamics of Competitiveness of Agricultural Commodities in India: The Case of Cotton, in Implications of WTO Agreements for Indian Agriculture, Oxford & IBH Publishing co. Pvt. Ltd, New Delhi, 2001, pp 713-723.

- Naik, G.  Competitiveness of Indian Wheat, in Implications of WTO Agreements for Indian Agriculture, Oxford & IBH Publishing co. Pvt. Ltd, New Delhi, 2001, pp 724-742.

- Naik, G.  Organic Agriculture, in Implications of WTO Agreements for Indian Agriculture, Oxford & IBH Publishing co. Pvt. Ltd, New Delhi, 2001, pp 743-756.

- Naik, G.  and T. Chaturvedi, Competitiveness of Indian Agriculture in the WTO Era and Implications for Gujarat, in Hoda, A. (ed) WTO Agreement and Indian Agriculture, Social Science Press, Delhi, 2002, pp 193-221.

- Naik, G. Implications of WTO on Indian Agriculture: Challenges and Opportunities, in Kannaiyan, et al (eds) Implications of World Trade Organisation on Agriculture in India, Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, Coimbatore, 2002.

- Naik, G. Market Access and Removal of Quantitative Restrictions: Likely Impact on Indian Agriculture, in Vasisht, A. K. and Singh, A. (eds) WTO and New International Trade Regime, Indian Agricultural Economics Institute, New Delhi, 2003, pp121-145.

- Naik, G. Expiry of Peace Clause in WTO's Agriculture Agreement: Implications, in Chand, R (ed) India's Agricultural Challenges: Reflections on Policy, Technology and Other Issues, Centad, New Delhi, 2005, pp 47-78.

- Naik, G. Tackling Agricultural Subsidies in WTO Negotiations, in South Asian Yearbook of Trade and Development 2005, Centad, New Delhi, 2005, pp 41-79.

- Naik, G. Bridging the Knowledge Gap in Competitive Agriculture: Grapes in India, in Chandra, V. (ed)  Technology, Adaptation, and Exports, The World Bank, Washington, DC. 2006, pp 243-74.

- Naik, G. Closing the Yield Gap: Maize in India, in Chandra, V. (ed)  Technology, Adaptation, and Exports, The World Bank, Washington, DC. 2006, pp 275-300.

- Naik, G., Basavarajappa, K. P., Sultana, N. And Rashmi, K. K. Public Value Creation Through Private Partnership: Lessons from Public Service Delivery in Karnataka, India, in Ramesh, G.  et al (eds) Public Private Partnerships, New Delhi, Routledge, 2010, pp 226- 265.

- Naik, G. and Nagadevara, V. Spatial Clusters in Organic Farming - A Case Study of Pulses Cultivation in Karnataka, in Jayachandran, C. et al (eds) Business Clusters: Partnering for Strategic Advantage, New Delhi, Routledge, 2010, pp 342-361.

- Naik, G., Basavaraj, K. P and Joshi, S. Making E-Governance Centers Financially Sustainable in Rural India: A Conceptual Design for Action Research, in Chappelet, et al (eds) Electronic Government and Electronic Participation, Joint Proceedings of the Ongoing Research and Projects of IFIP EGOV and ePart 2010, pp 218-225.

 

Journal Articles

- Naik, G. and V. P. S. Arora. Marketing Pattern and Pricing Efficiency in Indian Arecanut Markets. Indian Journal of Agricultural Economics, 41(1986): 172-182.

- Naik, G. and R. M. Leuthold. A Note on Qualitative Forecast Evaluation. American Journal of Agricultural Economics, 68(1986):721-26.

- Naik, G. and B. L. Dixon. A Monte Carlo Comparison of Alternative Estimators of Autocorrelated Simultaneous Systems Using A U.S. Pork Sector Model as the True Structure. Western Journal of Agricultural Economics, 11(1986):134-45.

- Naik, G. and R. M. Leuthold. Cash and Futures Price Relationships for Nonstorable Commodities: An Empirical Analysis Using a General Theory, Western Journal of Agricultural Economics, 13(1988):327-38.

- Naik, G. and J. E. Gleason. Alleviation of Protein Malnutrition in India Through Improved Soy Processing Technique. United Nations Food and Nutrition Bulletin, 10(1988):45-49.

- Naik, G. and R. M. Leuthold. A Note on the Factors Affecting Corn Basis Relationships, Southern Journal of Agricultural Economics, 23(1991):147-53.

- Naik, G. and A. H. Kalro. Government Silk Filature, Chikkahalli, Management Case, Vikalpa, 16 (July-September 1991):55-68.

- Naik, G. Price-Quality Relationships in Raw Silk Markets, Indian Economic Review, 30(1995):101-119.

- Naik, G. and K. R. Babu. Developing Small Holders Agriculture Through Changing Crop Composition, Agricultural Situation in India, (October 1995):485-495.

- Naik, G. and G. Sharan. Assessing Consumer Preference for Product Features Selection: Solar Cookers, Vikalpa: The Journal for Decision Makers, 22(October-December 1997):49-54.

- Naik, G. Factors Influencing Participation of Households in Joint Forest Managment, Economic and Political Weekly. 32(1997):3084-3089.

- Naik, G. and S. K. Jain, Econometric Modeling of the Indian Cotton Industry for Forecasting and Policy Simulations, Indian Journal of Agricultural Economics, 54(April-June 1999):185-200.

- Naik, G. and S. K. Singh. Policy Simulation of the Indian Silk Industry through an Econometric Model, Journal of Policy Modeling, 21(1999):875-899.

- Naik, G. Certification and Inspection of Organic Products in India, Agricultural Marketing, 42, 2(1999): 7- 12.

- Naik, G. Procurement and Marketing of Wheat and Wheat Products, Agricultural Situation In India, (December 1999): 521-525.

- Bhattacharjee, S., B. M. Desai  and G. Naik Viability of Rural Banking by the Nationalized Commercial Banks in India, The Indian Economic Journal, 47, 1(2000):24-41.

- Naik, G. and Kalro, A. H. A Methodology for Assessing Impact of Irrigation Management Transfer from Farmer's Perspective, Water Policy: The Journal of the World Water Council, 2, 6(2000): 445-460.

- Naik, G. and Kalro, A. H. Role of Water Users' Association in Irrigation Management in Maharashtra, India: Two Case Studies, Journal of Indian Water Resources Society, 20,  3(July 2000): 130-142.

- Naik, G. and Jain, S. K. Efficiency and Unbiasedness of Indian Commodity Futures Markets, Indian Journal of Agricultural Economics, 56, 2(April-June 2001): 185-197.

- Naik, G. and P. Pandit. Status of Fruit and Vegetables Sector in India and Gujarat: Emerging Opportunities and Challenges, Agricultural Situation in India, 58, 4(July 2001):125-138.

- Naik, G. and Thimmappa, K. Trends in Agricultural Output Growth and Prices of Agricultural Commodities, Agricultural Situation in India, 58, 5(August 2001):205-212.

- Naik, G. and Jain, S. K.  Indian Agricultural Commodity Futures Markets: A Performance Survey, Economic and Political Weekly,(July 27, 2002):3161-73.

- Naik, G. Competing in the New Trade Regime: The Role of Biotechnology in Indian Agriculture, Agricultural Situation in India, 59, 2, May 2002: 51-56.

- Naik, G. Enhancing Food Security Through Market Reforms, Productivity, 43, 1(April-June 2002):60-66.

- Jain, S. K. and Naik, G. Growth, Variability and Supply Response of Futures Traded Commodities in India, Journal of Agricultural Economics Research, 15, 2(2002):150-174.

- Naik, G. The Structural Qualitative Method of Forecasting, International Journal of Forecasting 20, 3(2004):475-485.

- Naik, G., Qaim, M., Subramanian, A., and Zilberman, D. Bt Cotton Controversy: Some Paradoxes Explained, Economic and Political Weekly, (April 9, 2005):1514-1517.

- Qaim, M., Subramanian, A., Naik, G. and Zilberman, D. Adoption of Bt Cotton and Impact Variability: Insights from India, Review of Agricultural Economics, 28, 1(2006):48-58.

- Naik, G. Designing a Sustainable Business Model for E-Governance Embedded Rural Telecentres (EGERT) in India, IIMB Management Review, 23, 2011, 110-121.

- Naik, G. Joshi, S. and Basavaraj, K. P. Fostering Inclusive Growth through E-Governance Embedded Rural Telecentres (EGERT) in India, Government Information Quarterly, 29, 1, 2012, S82-S89.

 

Other Contributions

- Served on several committees of Government of India and State Governments

- Consultant to State and Central Governments, International Organization and private companies

- Designed and coordinated programmes for Civil Services Officers, state and international legislators.