Dr. A. Duraisamy, Professor and Associate Dean, College Of Science and Humanities

Dr.A.Duraisamy has been teaching Economics and Econometrics for the past 30 years ( 1990 – 2020 ) and retired as Head of the Department of Economics & Dean of Humanities, Madras Christian College, Chennai. Has been adjudged as the Best Teacher of Economics in Tamilnadu for 2020 by Malcolm Elizabeth AdiseshiahTrust , Chennai. Received ‘SENIOR ECONOMIST’ award from the Association of Economist of Tamilnadu in the 40th Annual Conference.

Dr.Duraisamy has a Ph.D in Economics from the Madurai Kamaraj University, Madurai. He did B.Sc Mathematics and holds a Master’s Degree in Mathematical Economics and M.Phil in Economics. He also has an M.B.A. Degree. 40 M.Phil. scholars and 12 Ph.D. scholars have been already awarded degree under his research guidance and at present guiding Four Ph.D. scholars. Published research articles in reputed Journals and presented papers in both National and International Conferences. Conducted so far 45 Ph.D. viva voce examinations as external examiner.  Nominated as an Executive committee member of The Indian Econometric Society (TIES) for the year 2016-17,2019-20 and for the current year 2020-2021.

Bar Council of India nominated him as a Member of Inspection Committee to approve courses of Humanities offered by Law Colleges in India. Successfully Organised 39th Annual Conference of Association of Economists of Tamilnadu on 21st and 22nd December 2018 at Madras Christian College, Chennai as Organizing Secretary with 350 Participants. Organised a National Conference on Growth with Stability, in association with The Indian Econometric Society at Madras Christian College, Chennai on 22nd November 2019 as Local Organizing Secretary.

Organised Two-day workshop on ‘Econometrics Using R’ in MCC on 6th,7th March 2020. Specialized in teaching Mathematical Economics, Econometrics, Statistics, Quantitative Techniques and Research Methodology. Conducted around 50 workshops on Data Analysis using statistical packages like SPSS and E – Views, through which at least 1500 Research scholars of Humanities have been benefited in strengthening their research analysis.