Somesh K. Mathur


Professor, Department of Economic Sciences

Research Interest



  • PhD, JNU, New Delhi, 2005.PhD thesis title: Perspective of Economic Growth in Selected South Asian and East Asian Countries. PhD thesis supervisor: Professor S K Das(JNU)
  • M.Phil, JNU, New Delhi, 1997
  • M.A., Jamia Millia Islamia Univ., New Delhi, 1994
  • B.A., Delhi University, 1990


  • Applied Econometrics, Quantitative Analysis of International Trade, Mathematical Economics, International Trade and Finance, Indian Economic Problem and Policies, Econometrics at UG and PG level

  • Srivastava, A., Mathur, S. K., Mathur, R., & De, P. (2023). Assessment of Possible Economic Alignment Between G20 Nations with Special Focus on India, G7 and G12: A General Equilibrium Analysis. India Quarterly, 79(4), 535-551.

  • Archana Srivastava, Somesh K Mathur and Prabir De (2023),” Ex-Ante Evaluation of Indias Trade Alliance with Indo Pacific: A General Equilibrium Analysis”,volume 58, issue 2, Foreign Trade Review, Sage Publication

  • Archana Srivastava, Somesh K Mathur and Prabir De (2023),"An Ex Ante Evaluation of Indo-Pacific Economic Framework A General Equilibrium Analysis", Economic & Political Weekly JANUARY 28, 2023 vol LVIII no 4

  • Archana Srivastava, Rachna Mathur and Somesh K Mathur(2022),"Evaluation of ASEAN–India Free Trade Regime: A General Equilibrium Approach", Journal of Asian Economic Integration, Volume 4, Number 2, Sage Publication, Thailand, New Delhi

  • Shila Mishra, Manish Chauhan and Somesh K Mathur (2022), Digital Economies and Evolving Regulations: A Parametric and Non-parametric Approach with Bad Output Across Countries, Artnet Working Paper NO. 212, March 30th, 2022, UNESCAP , Bangkok. The paper is now published here

  • Archana Srivastava, Somesh K Mathur and Prabir de(2022), Ex-ante evaluation of India's trade alliance with Indo-Pacific region : A general equilibrium analysis, AWP 211, February 2022, UNESCAP , Bangkok

  • Ather H Dar, Somesh K Mathur and Sila Mishra(2021)'The Efficiency of Indian Banks: A DEA, Malmquist and SFA Analysis with Bad Output', forthcoming in Indian Econometric Society Journal, Journal of Quantitative Economics, Springer Publication.

  • Amrita Roy and Somesh K Mathur (2016),”Brexit and India-EU Free Trade Agreement,, Journal of Economic Integration, December Issue,Vol.31 No. 4.

  • Mathur Somesh K, Rahul Arora, Ishita Ghoshal Thora (2016), “Domestic Energy Consumption and Country's Income Growth: A Quantitative Analysis of Developing and Developed Countries Using Panel Causality, Panel VECM, PanelCointegration and SURE" f, Journal of Quantitative Economics,Springer,IndiaJune 2016, Volume 14, Issue 1, pp 87–116

  • Mathur Somesh K, Rahul Arora and Monika Bhardwaj, (2016),"Relative benefits/losses of India aligning with RCEP and BRICS countries under the conjecture of free trade area in goods", UNESCAP ARTNET Working Paper Number 160, Bangkok

  • An edited book(2016) on Methods and Applications in Trade Policy Research, with Rahul Arora and Sarbjit Singh, Anne Books Private Limited, Delhi, Bangalore, Chennai, Mumbai

  • Edited book(2017) on Theorizing International Trade: An Indian Perspective with Sarbjit Singh and Rahul Arora, Palgrave Macmillan, US, UK and Europe

  • Singh, S., Arora R. and Mathur S.K (2016). Measurement of Trade Costs, Its Determinants and Trade Growth Accounting for India with Its Asian Trading Partners, Volume 22(1),35-55, Public Enterprise Journal, ICPE, Slovenia

  • Gaurav, A. and Mathur, S.K. (2015), "Determinants of Trade Costs and Trade Growth Accounting between India and the European Union during 1995–2010," The World Economy, 39, 1399-1413.

  • Life Member of Indian Econometric Society.

  • National Knowledge Commission on TRIPS October, 2006 -2008.

  • National Working Groups on Patents, International Peace Science Congress, Cornell University since June 2001.

  • Best Paper Award on "Deepthi, A S and S.K.Mathur(2020), Health Insurance Coverage during Epidemics in India:A COVID -19 case of India using SIR Modelling Technique, Journal of Economic Policy and Analysis, Volume 1,No 1."

  • Arnold Shain International Trade Conference Participation with Travel and Boarding and Loughing expenses covered by the organizors

  • Indian Econometric Society and Indian Biometric Society life time member

  • Worked as P3 Economic Officer UNESCAP Bangkok Office

  • Prometheo Project researcher working in the area of enviromental goods and services, Ecuador 2012


  • Regular member Faculty Cricket Team ,IIT K Chairperson, Udghosh 2010, 2015.

  • Students advisor on games, member staff sports council.

  • Warden Hall II 2009-2013.

  • DCF Chairman, 2013, IIT Kanpur.

Office: Room Number- 651, 6th Floor
IIT Kanpur,
Kanpur 208016

Office Phone: 0512-259-7155 (O) / 0512-259-8491 (R)

Lab Address: New Core Economics Lab(311)

Fax: 0512-259-7510

Email: skmathur[AT]


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