Utsav Kumar was a former Economist in the Economics Program (Domestic and International Research Products) of The Conference Board. His research covers topics such as India's growth pattern, understanding differential economic outcomes across regions in India, and the relationship between demography and growth. He is currently working on emerging market macroeconomic issues, developing indicators of cost-competitiveness across states and industries for India, the role of the demographic dividend in the growth pattern across regions in China and India, and analyzing the competitiveness of the Turkish economy vis-à-vis other emerging economies. He has published in leading peer-reviewed journals such as the Journal of Monetary Economics and Review of Development Economics. Prior to joining The Conference Board, he was a research analyst with the International Monetary Fund and an adjunct lecturer at the University of Maryland (College Park). Utsav received his M.A. in Economics from Delhi School of Economics (University of Delhi) and his Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Maryland (College Park).
Publications by Utsav KumarEconomics Program Working Paper Series
India’s Demographic Transition: Boon or Bane? A State-Level Perspective
30 September, 2010
The Cost Competitiveness of the Manufacturing Sector in China and India: An Industry and Regional Perspective
05 January, 2009
- Bart van Ark, Adbul Azeez Erumban, Vivian Chen and Utsav Kumar (2010), "The Cost Competitiveness of Manufacturing in China and India: An Industry and Regional Perspective", in Barry Eichengreen, Poonam Gupta and Rajiv Kumar, eds., Emerging Giants. China and India in the World Economy, Oxford University Press, pp. 87-124