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Prof Deepraj Mukherjee

Editor-in-Chief, IJBED

Deepraj Mukherjee has received his Ph.D. in Business Administration with a concentration in Economics from the University of Memphis, USA. Deepraj Mukherjee’s areas of specializations are in international trade and business issues. His works have been published in well-known journals like Economic Modelling, Applied Economics Letters, Management Decision, European Business Review, Review of Development Economics among others. Dr. Mukherjee’s articles are highly cited. His paper “Is Culture a Determinant of Financial Development” received citations from the edited book Regional Integration and Policy Challenges in Africa (published from Africa), by Adusei (2014) in the British Journal of Economics, Mangement & Trade (published by Oxford, the U.K.), Yu et al. (2014) in the Journal of Beijing Technology and Business (published from China), and Marpotche et al. (2015) in the Journal of Applied Banking and Finance (from Italy).

His projects are frequently collaborated with researchers from other institutions, like his paper ‘Re-examining the Relationship between Domestic Investment and Foreign Aid: Does Political Stability Matter?’ has a collaborator from the World Bank. Dr. Mukherjee has been recognized as an excellent scholar related to the emerging markets /economies and has been invited as an affiliate member of Emerging Market Internationalization Research Group (EMIRG) at University of Sydney, Australia. This internationally-recognized group is tasked with looking at the entire economic future of several emerging markets around the world to determine steps to be taken in their international expansion.

Dr. Mukherjee is the Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of International Journal of Business and Economic Development since August 2017. This journal is published from the United Kingdom and is indexed by DOAJ, EBSCO Host, ProQuest, and Cabell`s Directory. He is also on the Editorial Board of Eastern European Business and Economics, published from Europe.  His papers regularly get accepted at prestigious international conferences like International Atlantic Economic Conference, American Economic Association Annual Conference, and the Annual Conference of the Academy of International Business. Mukherjee also contributed in the capacity of a reviewer for journals like Economic Change and Restructuring, Journal of World Business, and International Journal of Emerging Markets to name a few.

Dr. Mukherjee was awarded two best track paper awards at International Conference on Business and Economic Development (ICBED) one in April 2014, and one in April 2016, for his papers “Preferential trade agreements and corruption: a cross-country panel study of pre-WTO agreements”, and “Understanding the international trade-corruption linkage: taking stock and moving forward”, respectively. ICBED is a conference related to international development. Dr. Mukherjee has been recently awarded a grant to study the location strategies of the multinationals that come out of the emerging economies.