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Kankana Mukherjee

Associate Professor

Academic Division: Economics
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Bio

Dr. Kankana Mukherjee teaches Industrial Organization and Money and Banking at the undergraduate level and Managerial Economics and Business Strategy and Game Theory at the MBA level. Before coming to Babson, she has taught at Worcester Polytechnic Institute, University of Connecticut, and Clarkson University. Dr. Mukherjee’s principal research interest is in the area of productivity and efficiency analysis. Her research is empirical in nature and utilizes Data Envelopment Analysis, econometrics, and statistics. She has applied her research to several industries including the banking industry, manufacturing sector, health care industry, and energy. Her research has been published in several leading economics and operations research journals such as the Economic Journal, Journal of Banking and Finance, Journal of Productivity Analysis, European Journal of Operational Research, International Journal of Production Economics, Manchester School, Medical Care Research and Review, Journal of Quantitative Economics, Energy Economics, Energy Policy, Journal of Risk and Insurance, Health Care Management Science, and Indian Economic Review, among others.​

Academic Degrees

  • Ph D, University of Connecticut
  • MA, University of Connecticut
  • M. Phil, North Eastern Hill University
  • MA, North Eastern Hill University
  • BA, North Eastern Hill University

Academic Interests

Applied Microeconomics; Data Envelopment Analysis; Productivity and Efficiency Analysis

Courses

Degree Courses 2015-2016
  • ECN 7200: BL1 MANAGERIAL ECONOMICS
  • ECN 7550: BUSINESS STRATEGY AND GAME THEORY
  • ECN 3630: INDUSTRIAL ORGANIZN & PUBLIC POLICY
  • ECN 7200: BL MANAGERIAL ECONOMICS
  • ECN 2000: PRINCIPLES OF MACROECONOMICS

Publications

Journal Articles

  • Mukherjee, K. (2008). Energy Use Efficiency in the Indian Manufacturing Sector. Energy Policy, 36(2), 662-672.
  • Mukherjee, K. (2008). Energy Use Efficiency in the U.S. Manufacturing Sector. Energy Economics, 36(2), 662-672.
  • Mukherjee, K. (2008). Input Price Variation Across Locations and a Generalized Measure of Cost Efficiency . International Journal of Production Economics, 116(2), 208-218.

Presentations

  • Labor Productivity in Indian Manufacturing: A Temporal and Regional Analysis
    Mukherjee, K. Labor Productivity in Indian Manufacturing: A Temporal and Regional Analysis Babson Faculty Research Fund (BFRF) Research Chat , Wellesley, MA (2015)
  • Capacity Utilization and Energy Efficiency in Indian Manufacturing
    Mukherjee, K. Capacity Utilization and Energy Efficiency in Indian Manufacturing INFORMS Annual Meetings, Philadelphia, PA (2015)
  • Labor Productivity in Indian Manufacturing: A Temporal and Regional Analysis
    Mukherjee, K. Labor Productivity in Indian Manufacturing: A Temporal and Regional Analysis International Atlantic Economic Conference, Boston, MA (2015)
  • Operational Efficiency of Bank Branches: Evidence from Indian Banking
    Mukherjee, K., Ray, S., Das, A. Operational Efficiency of Bank Branches: Evidence from Indian Banking INFORMS Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA (2014)
  • Operational Efficiency of Bank Branches: Evidence from Indian Banking
    Mukherjee, K., Ray, S., Das, A. Operational Efficiency of Bank Branches: Evidence from Indian Banking North American Productivity Workshop VIII, Ottawa, Canada (2014)
  • Labor Productivity and its Dynamics in Indian Manufacturing
    Mukherjee, K. Labor Productivity and its Dynamics in Indian Manufacturing Annual Meeting of the Eastern Economic Association, Boston, MA (2014)
  • Experience with WebEx in ECN7200 Managerial Economics
    Mukherjee, K. Experience with WebEx in ECN7200 Managerial Economics Babson Blended Learning Faculty Meeting, Wellesley, MA (2014)
  • ‘Teaching a Quantitative Course via WebEx’, Faculty Use Case: ECN 7200 Managerial Economics
    Mukherjee, K. ‘Teaching a Quantitative Course via WebEx’, Faculty Use Case: ECN 7200 Managerial Economics ITSD Technical Training Boot Camp, Wellesley, MA (2014)
  • Energy Efficiency in India’s Energy Intensive Industries: A Directional Distance Function Analysis
    Mukherjee, K. Energy Efficiency in India’s Energy Intensive Industries: A Directional Distance Function Analysis INFORMS Annual Meeting, Minneapolis, MN (2013)
  • Energy Efficiency in India’s Energy Intensive Industries: A Directional Distance Function Analysis
    Mukherjee, K. Energy Efficiency in India’s Energy Intensive Industries: A Directional Distance Function Analysis Babson Faculty Research Fund (BFRF) Research Chat, Wellesley, MA (2013)
  • Efficiency in the Individual Life Insurance Business in India
    Mukherjee, K. Efficiency in the Individual Life Insurance Business in India 38th Annual Meeting of the Eastern Economic Association, Boston, MA (2012)
  • Career Paths for an Economics Ph.D.
    Mukherjee, K. Career Paths for an Economics Ph.D. Life After UCONN, Storrs, CT (2012)
  • Data Envelopment Analysis: Health Care Applications
    Mukherjee, K. Data Envelopment Analysis: Health Care Applications Prof. Yunwei Gai's ECN7555 Health Economics Class, Babson Park, MA (2012)
  • Capacity Utilization in Indian Manufacturing: A Non-Parametric Analysis of State Level data
    Mukherjee, K. Capacity Utilization in Indian Manufacturing: A Non-Parametric Analysis of State Level data 9th International Conference on data Envelopment ANalysis, University of Macedonia, Thessaloniki, Greece (2011)
  • Data Envelopment Analysis: Health Care Applications
    Mukherjee, K. Data Envelopment Analysis: Health Care Applications Prof. Yunwei Gai's ECN7555 Health Economics Class, Babson College, Babson Park, MA (2011)
  • Capacity Utilization in Indian Manufacturing: A Non-Parametric Analysis of State Level data
    Mukherjee, K. Capacity Utilization in Indian Manufacturing: A Non-Parametric Analysis of State Level data BFRF Research Chat, Babson College, Babson Park, MA (2011)
  • Capacity Utilization in Indian Manufacturing: A Non-Parametric Analysis of State Level data
    Mukherjee, K. Capacity Utilization in Indian Manufacturing: A Non-Parametric Analysis of State Level data Annual Conference of the Eastern Economic Association, New York, NY (2011)
  • Efficiency in the Life Insurance Business in India: A Company Level Analysis
    Mukherjee, K. Efficiency in the Life Insurance Business in India: A Company Level Analysis Allied Social Science Associations/ Association of Indian Economic and Financial Studies, Denver, CO (2011)
  • A Cost-Constrained Measure of Energy-use Efficiency in US Manufacturing
    Mukherjee, K. A Cost-Constrained Measure of Energy-use Efficiency in US Manufacturing INFORMS Conference, Austin, TX (2010)
  • Profit Efficiency and Return on Equity in Banking: Evidence from Indian Data
    Mukherjee, K. Profit Efficiency and Return on Equity in Banking: Evidence from Indian Data North American Productivity Workshop VI, Rice University, Houston, TX (2010)
  • Social Banking, Deregulation, and Profitability of Banks: The Indian Case
    Mukherjee, K. Social Banking, Deregulation, and Profitability of Banks: The Indian Case BFRF Research Chat, Babson College, Babson Park, MA (2010)
  • Profit Efficiency and Return on Equity in Banking: Evidence from Indian Data
    Mukherjee, K. Profit Efficiency and Return on Equity in Banking: Evidence from Indian Data Allied Social Science Associations/ Association of Indian Economic and Financial Studies, Atlanta, GA (2010)