Dr. Amalendu Jyotishi has a Ph. D. degree in Economics from Institute for Social and Economic Change, Bengaluru. Prior to joining ASB, he has worked in OHIO University-Christ College Academy where he taught Financial Market Analysis and provided academic guidance to the students in their Internship, Applied Research Projects and Joint Students Consulting Projects (JSCP). He had been to PECS University, Hungary, as a project guide of the students who were involved in JSCP. Before that he worked in a few social sciences research institutes including Gujarat Institute of Development Research. He taught Environmental Economics at CEPT University, Ahmedabad. His research interests cover a wide range of issues relating to institutional economics aspects of agribusiness, water markets, forestry, inland fisheries and livelihood issues in varied ecosystems. He has published his research ideas in journals, edited volumes and working papers. Besides, he has presented several papers in International and National level seminars and acted as reviewer for several journals including Journal of Ecological Economics, Fruits, Voluntas, ICFAI Journal of Applied Finance etc.

Dr. Jyotishi has collaborated in research projects supported by organizations like Swedish International Development Agency, World Bank, International Water Management Institute, Oxfam (GB) Trust, Aga Khan Rural Support Program (India). He is also the recipient of Sir Ratan Tata Trust Fellowship through Institute for Social and Economic Change, Bengaluru. Presently at ASB, he is the Chairperson of the Ph.D. Program of the School and teaches in the area of Economics.


Publication Type: Conference Proceedings
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2014 Conference Proceedings G. Sridev, Jyotishi, A., Bedamatta, S., G, J., and Mahapatra, S. Kumar, “Climate Change Vulnerability and Agrarian Communities: Insights from the Composite Vulnerability Index of Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka”, A.P. Pradeepkumar, F.­J. Behr, F.T. Illiyas and E. Shaji (Eds) Proceedings of the 2nd Disaster, Risk and Vulnerability Conference 2014 (DRVC2014), pp. 112-120, 24-26 April . Dept of Geology, Kerala University, Trivandrum, India, 2014.
Publication Type: Journal Article
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2011 Journal Article M. G. Deepika and Jyotishi, A., “Role of third sector in development of drought prone region: Insights from Kachchh, Gujarat”, International NGO Journal, vol. 6, pp. 181–192, 2011.
2011 Journal Article A. Jyotishi, Jambunathan, S., and Meera, E., “Technical Efficiency Analysis For Decision Making Process: A Case Study of Air-Conditioner Manufacturing Company”, 2011.
Publication Type: Newspaper Article
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2011 Newspaper Article M. G. Deepika and Jyotishi, A., “Choosing the best b-school among equals”, Deccan Herald, 2011.
Publication Type: Magazine Article
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2010 Magazine Article A. Jyotishi, “Global Food Inflation and Food Security Issues”, The Analyst, 2010.
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Paper titled The Role of Microfinance in Poverty Alleviation and Women Empowerment: The Case of Kudumbashree in Kerala published in Daniel Lazar. Edited Embodiment of Empowerment: Self Help Group published by Vijay Nicole Imprints Pvt. Ltd.


Published a paper titled Growth Prospects in Automation Industry in India: Promises and Prospects in Marketing Mastermind, No.11.


  • Paper titled "The Forest and the Trees: Delineating the Protected Area Debate in India" and Chaired the session on CULTURE AND GOVERNANCE in the Jubilee Congress of the Commission on Legal Pluralism held at University of Cape Town, South Africa during 8th and 10th of September 2011
  • Consulted International Water Management Institute (IWMI) on a project titled Urban Agriculture: A Sustainable Solution to Alleviating Urban Poverty, Addressing the Food Crisis and Adapting to Climate Change for their pilot study in Bangalore. This project was funded by World Bank through Resource Center on Urban Agriculture & Food Security (RUAF) Foundation.
  • Paper titled Livelihood Issues in Arid Ecosystem: A study on Kachchh(Co-authored with S. Usha Nandhini and Deepika. M. G)was presented in the SKILLS2010, International Working Conference for the Track: Life and Livelihood skills and Employment in Hyderabad on 17th of December 2010
  • Participated in the Thirteenth Biennial Conference of the International Association for the Study of Commons held at Hyderabad India in January 10-14, 2011 and presented the paper titled Institutionalizing Common Pool Resources: Insights from Tawa Fisheries Cooperative
  • Participated in the 4th International Conference on Micro Financeheld during 27th-29th January 2011 and presented a paper titled The Role of Micro finance in Poverty Alleviation and Women Empowerment: The Case of Kudumbashree in Kerala (With Sigi. M. D and Deepika. M. G) Organized by School of Management, Pondicherry University.


  • Received Sir Ratan Tata Trust Small Grant from Institute for Social and Economic Change to conduct a research study on Sustainability of Cooperative Models: A Study of CAMPCO
  • Received VKRV Rao Memorial Award for best PhD Thesis from Institute for Social and Economic Change
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