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Badri Narayanan Gopalakrishnan

Badri Narayanan Gopalakrishnan has been working at the Center for Global Trade Analysis on the construction of GTAP database, its documentation, teaching in the courses and conducting research on various economic issues, particularly on international trade and industry-related issues using CGE and econometric models. His other areas of interests include Labour Economics, Productivity Analysis, Demand Analysis and Environmental Economics. He holds a PhD from IGIDR (Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research), Mumbai.

Prior to joining the center, Badri was with ICRIER (Indian Council for Research on International Economic Relations), New Delhi, as a Fellow, where he conducted a field-based study on the Indian Auto Industry for the Government of India and co-ordinated few other research projects in the areas of industry and finance. He was a Teaching Assistant in environmental economics and econometrics to the graduate students at IGIDR and was a part of the IGIDR team involved in some research projects for the Government of India.

His Dissertation was on "Some Economic Issues in Indian Textile Sector". Badri also holds a B.Tech. in Textile Technology and has a brief industrial experience as a production manager in a garment export firm in India. He participated in a Meeting with the Nobel Laureates in Economic Sciences in Lindau, Germany in 2004. He was awarded a fellowship by Center for Global Trade Analysis at Purdue University, USA, for participating in a course on GTAP in 2005-06. He has many publications in peer-reviewed national and international journals and books. He has also presented many of his research papers in national and international conferences.

Awards & Honors

(2013) Listee of the "Leading Professionals of the World 2013". International Biographical Centre, UK.

(2010) Listed in Marquis Who's Who in the World. Marquis Who's Who in the World, USA.

(2009) Grant for teaching in the Short Course on Global Economic Analysis at UNESCAP, Bangkok, Thailand. Center for Global Trade Analysis, Purdue University.

(2009) Grant to participate in GTAP Advisory Board Meeting and 12th Annual Conference of Global Economic Analysis, Santiago, Chile. Center for Global Trade Analysis, Purdue University.

(2008) GTAP Advisory Board Meeting and 11th Annual Conference of Global Economic Analysis, Helsinki, Finland. Center for Global Trade Analysis, Purdue University.

(2008) Madison's Who's Who Among Executives and Professionals. Madison's Who's Who Among Executives and Professionals.

(2008) Marquis Who's Who in the World (2009). Marquis Who's Who in the World.

(2008) Sasakawa Foundation Grant for BRICs Workshop Kobe University. Kobe University Japan.

(2008) UNCTAD Capacity Building Program in India. UNCTAD and Allahabad University, India.

Selected Publications

Hertel, T., & Horridge, J. (2010). Disaggregated Data and Trade Policy Analysis: The Value of Linking Partial and General Equilibrium Models. Economic Modelling, 27(3), 755-66.

Long-run Relationship between Output, Capital, Labour and Productivity: Evidence from Indian Textile Sector. (2010). Applied Economics, 42(6), 759-68.

Review of The Political Economy of Work. (in press). Journal of Economic Issues.

Chapter 10.C: Incorporating the Agricultural Domestic Support Data into the GTAP 7 Data Base. (2009). In Global Trade, Assistance, and Production: The GTAP 7 Data Base (1, 10C1-10C17). USA: Purdue University. Retrieved from https://www.gtap.agecon.purdue.edu/resources/download/4431.pdf

Hertel, T., & Tsigas, M. (2009). Chapter 12.A: Primary Factor Shares. In Global Trade, Assistance, and Production: The GTAP 7 Data Base (1, 12A1-12A12). USA: Purdue University. Retrieved from https://www.gtap.agecon.purdue.edu/resources/download/4182.pdf

Dimaranan, B. (2009). Chapter 12.B: Skilled and Unskilled Labor Data. In Global Trade, Assistance, and Production: The GTAP 7 Data Base (1, 12B1-12B10). USA: Purdue University. Retrieved from https://www.gtap.agecon.purdue.edu/resources/download/4183.pdf

Hertel, T., McDougall, R., & Aguiar, A. (2009). Chapter 14: Behavioral Parameters. In Global Trade, Assistance, and Production: The GTAP 7 Data Base (1, 14.1-14.18). USA: Purdue University. Retrieved from https://www.gtap.agecon.purdue.edu/resources/download/4184.pdf

Dimaranan, B., & McDougall, R. (2009). Chapter 15.B: Global Data Base Assembly. In Global Trade, Assistance, and Production: The GTAP 7 Data Base (1, 15B1-15B7). USA: Purdue University. Retrieved from https://www.gtap.agecon.purdue.edu/resources/download/4185.pdf

Dimaranan, B. (2009). Chapter 8.F: Representative Table and Composite Regions. In Global Trade, Assistance, and Production: The GTAP 7 Data Base (1, 8F1-13). USA: Purdue University. Retrieved from https://www.gtap.agecon.purdue.edu/resources/download/4181.pdf

Gopalakrishnan, B., Dimaranan, B., & McDougall, R. (2008). Chapter 2: Guide to the GTAP Data Base. In Global Trade, Assistance, and Production: The GTAP 7 Data Base (1, 2.1-2.17). West Lafayette IN USA: Center for Global Trade Analysis, Purdue University. Retrieved from https://www.gtap.agecon.purdue.edu/resources/res_display.asp?RecordID=2896