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G. Mythili  



Education :

Ph. D. (Econometrics) , Department of Econometrics, University of Madras. Ford Foundation Post Doctoral Fellow , Univ. of California at Berkeley 1990-91


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Research Interests:

Agricultural Economics: Production risk, supply response.

Environmental Economics: Land Degradation, Environmental valuation, Market based instruments Applied general equilibrium modelling, Applied Econometrics


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  • Topics in Applied Economics: Tools, Issues and Institutions , Festschrift in honour of U. Sankar , G. Mythili and R. Hema (eds.), Academic Foundation , 2005.
  • Accelerating Growth through Globalisation of Indian Agriculture, K.P.Kalirajan, G. Mythili and U. Sankar, (eds.) Macmillan India Ltd. 2001.
  • Uncertainty and Farm Production Decision (co authored with U.Sankar ) Himalaya Publishers, 1991.
  • Farm Management Report on Increasing Groundnut Production (co authored with U.Sankar) Consolidated Report, 1981-84, Directorate of Economics and Statistics, Ministry of Agriculture, Government of India, 1987.
  • Papers
  • Sectoral Linkages, Multipliers and the Role of Agriculture ( co author) Chapter 7 in India Development Report, 2012-13 , (Ed) S. Mahendra Dev. pp 95-115, Oxford University Press.
  • Examining Environmental Kuznets Curve for River Effluents in India ( co author) Environment, Development and Sustainability, Vol 13, issue 3,2011, Springer Publishers
  • Willingness to pay for Water Quality Improvement: A Study of Powai Lake in India , ( co author) Asian Journal of Water, Environment and Pollution- Vol 8, No.1, Jan 2011, IOS Press, Netherlands.
  • Valuation of Urban Environmental Amenities: A Case Study , (co author) International Journal of Ecological Economics and Statistics, Vol (19), No.F10, pp 20-31, Fall 2010, CESER publication.
  • An Analysis of Community Dependence and Forest Management, (co author) International Journal of Ecology and Development, Vol 13, No S09, 2009
  • New Estimates of Supply Response for major Indian Crops, in ‘Recent Development’ , India Briefing Room, Economic Research Service, USDA, (http://ers.usda.gov/Briefing/India/), January 2008.
  • Supply Response for Major Crops in the Pre and Post Reform Periods: A Dynamic Panel data Approach’ Journal of Quantitative Economics, Vol 5, No.1, Jan 2007.
  • Community Dependence on Protected Forest Areas: A Study on Valuation of Non Wood Forest Products in a Region of India (co author), Sri Lankan journal of Agricultural Economics, Vol 5, No.1, 2003.
  • The Challenges of Globalisation for Indian Agriculture, in Essays in Development Issues (ed) Nimal Sandaratne and H.M. Gunatilake , published by Sri Lankan Agricultural Economics Association, 2002.
  • Technical Efficiency of Rice Growers in Tamilnadu; A Study based on Panel Data (co author), Indian Journal of Agricultural Economics, Vol 55, No. 1, Jan-March 2000, pp15-25.
  • Environmental Problems in India’s Energy Sector and Policies for Corrective Action (co author), in Public Finance Restructuring for Sustainable Development in Emerging Market Economies (ed). Bradley, T. , World Resource Institute, Washington, 1998
  • Land Allocation under Uncertainty: An Econometric Analysis, Indian Economic Review, Vol.XXVII, No.1, 1992.
  • ‘A Theoretical Exposition of Consumer's Response to Alternative Food Policies' ,Working Paper No.615, Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics, University of California, Berkeley, 1991.


  • Main Drivers of Land Degradation in Agriculture and Economic Costs of Land Degradation. Agriculture - Nutrition Pathway: Alternative Policy Scenario analysis in CGE model.
  • Trade, Agricultural Policies and Structural Changes in India’s Agrifood System: Implications for National and Global Markets (TAPSIM)”, European Commission
  • IGIDR: Mathematical Economics, Environmental Policy, CGE Modeling with GAMS.
  • Madras School of Economics: Resource and Environmental Economics, Mathematical Economics, Statistics, Econometrics, Micro Economics.