Balu Pawde

Balu Pawde

Assistant Professor


PhD, IIT Bombay

Specialization : Economics of Distribution, Development Economics




115, UGC Building Ext: 321


Balu teaches courses in economics at the Gokhale Institute of Politics and Economics. His research interests primarily lie in the Economics of Distribution and Development Economics. He has presented his work at various national and international conferences. He is pursuing PhD at the Indian Institute of Technology Bombay.

Balu loves discussions with students and mentoring them. Apart from his academic interests, he enjoys music, trekking, swimming, and playing volleyball.


Pawde, Balu; Shaw, Tara Shankar & Trivedi, Pushpa (2021). Household Consumption Expenditure Inequalities in Rural India: 1993-94 to 2011-12. Economic and Political Weekly, Vol. 57, Issue No. 11, 12 Mar, 2022. (Link: https://www.epw.in/journal/2022/11/special-articles/household-consumption-expenditure-inequality-rural.html)

Pawde, Balu; Shaw, Tara Shankar (2022). Inequality, Manufacturing Industry and Spatial Dependence in the Districts of
India. Conference proceedings of the 5th International Conference of Development and Economy, organized by
ICODECON, University of Peloponnese, Campus Antikalamos, Kalamata, Greece. (Link: https://icodecon2022.uop.gr/wp-content/uploads/2022/11/BOOK-OF-ABSTRAC-0311-2022.pdf)

Work in Progress

1. Spatial Dependence, Manufacturing Industry and Inequality in India;
2. Consumption Expenditure Inequality in Urban India;
3. Seasonality in the Prices and Sales in the Tomato Markets in India