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

  • 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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