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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 2016-2017
  • ECN 3630: INDUSTRIAL ORGANIZN & PUBLIC POLICY
  • ECN 7200: MANAGERIAL ECONOMICS
Degree Courses 2015-2016
  • ECN 7200: BL1 MANAGERIAL ECONOMICS
  • ECN 7550: BUSINESS STRATEGY AND GAME THEORY
  • ECN 7200: BL MANAGERIAL ECONOMICS
  • ECN 2000: PRINCIPLES OF MACROECONOMICS

Publications

Journal Articles

  • Ray, S.C., Mukherjee, K. (in press). Data Envelopment Analysis with Aggregated Inputs and a Test of Allocative Efficiency when Input Prices Vary Across Firms. Data Envelopment Analysis Journal
  • Mukherjee, K., Santerre, R.E., Zhang, N.J. (2010). Explaining the Efficiency of Local Health departments in the US: An Exploratory Analysis. Health Care Management Science, 13(4), 378-387.
  • Mukherjee, K. (2010). Measuring Energy Efficiency in the Context of and Emerging Economy: the Case of Indian Manufacturing. European Journal of Operational Research, 201(3), 933-941.
  • Bates, L.J., Mukherjee, K., Santerre, R.E. (2010). Medical Insurance Coverage and Health Production Efficiency. Journal of Risk and Insurance, 77(1), 211-229.
  • 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.
  • Ray, S.C., Chen, L., Mukherjee, K. (2008). Input Price Variation Across Locations and a Generalized Measure of Cost Efficiency . International Journal of Production Economics, 116(2), 208-218.
  • Ray, S.C., Mukherjee, K. (2007). Productivity Growth and Capacity Utilization: An Interstate Analysis of U.S. Manufacturing Data. Empirical Economics Letters, The, 6(1), 11-23.
  • Ray, S.C., Mukherjee, K., Wu, Y. (2006). Direct and Indirect Measures of Capacity Utilization: a Non-Parametric Analysis of US Manufacturing. The Manchester School, 74(4), 526 – 548.
  • Bates, L.J., Mukherjee, K., Santerre, R.E. (2006). Market Structure and Technical Efficiency in the Hospital Services Industry: A DEA Approach. Medical Care Research and Review, 63(4), 499- 524.
  • Mukherjee, K., Ray, S.C. (2005). Technical Efficiency and Its Dynamics in Indian Manufacturing: An Inter-State Analysis. Indian Economic Review, 40(2)
  • Mukherjee, K., Ray, S.C., Miller, S.M. (2001). Productivity Growth in Large U.S. Commercial Banks: The Initial Post-Deregulation Experience. Journal of Banking & Finance, 25
  • Ray, S.C., Mukherjee, K. (2000). Decomposition of Cost Competitiveness in U.S. Manufacturing: Some State by State Comparisons. Indian Economic Review, 35(2), 133-153.
  • Ray, S.C., Mukherjee, K. (1998). A Study of Size Efficiency in U.S. Banking: Identifying Banks that are too Large. International Journal of Systems Science, 29(11), 1281-1294.
  • Ray, S.C., Mukherjee, K. (1998). Quantity, Quality, and Efficiency for a Partially Super- Additive Cost Function: Connecticut Public Schools Revisited. Journal of Productivity Analysis, 10(1), 47- 62.
  • Ray, S.C., Mukherjee, K. (1996). Decomposition of the Fisher Ideal Index of Productivity: A Nonparametric Dual Analysis of U.S. Airlines Data. The Economic Journal, 106, 1659-1678.
  • Ray, S.C., Mukherjee, K. (1995). Comparing Parametric and Nonparametric Measures of Efficiency: A Reexamination of the Christensen-Greene Data. Journal of Quantitative Economics, 11(1), 155-168.

Others

  • Ray, S.C., Mukherjee, K. (in press). Data Envelopment Analysis with Aggregated Inputs and a Test of Allocative Efficiency when Input Prices Vary Across Firms
  • Mukherjee, K. (2014). Co-Opetition. Wiley Encyclopedia of Management. Vol. 8: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
  • Mukherjee, K. (2014). Data Envelopment Analysis. Wiley Encyclopedia of Management. Vol. 8.: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
  • Mukherjee, K. (2014). Double Monopoly Markup. Wiley Encyclopedia of Management. Vol. 8.: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
  • Mukherjee, K. (2014). Vertical Integration Strategy. Wiley Encyclopedia of Management. Vol. 12.: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
  • Mukherjee, K. (2014). Vertical Integration. Wiley Encyclopedia of Management. Vol. 8.: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
  • Mukherjee, K. (2014). Winner's Curse. Wiley Encyclopedia of Management. Vol. 8.: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.

Presentations

  • Determinants of Energy Efficiency in Indian Manufacturing
    Mukherjee, K. Determinants of Energy Efficiency in Indian Manufacturing INFORMS Annual Meetings, Nashville, TN (2016)
  • Capacity Utilization and Energy Efficiency in Indian Manufacturing: A Tale of Two Industries
    Mukherjee, K. Capacity Utilization and Energy Efficiency in Indian Manufacturing: A Tale of Two Industries 14th International Conference on Data Envelopment Analysis, Jianghan University, Wuhan, Hubei, China (2016)
  • 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)