Savita Bhat


Assistant Professor

Date of Joining at NITK: 

Friday, July 5, 2013

Professional Experience: 

Total 5.7 Years and at NITK 1.1 Years

Contact Details


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+91- 824 - 2474000 -3232 (Ext)
Academic Background

• Ph.D (Industrial Economics) (Indian Institute of Technology Bombay), 2010
• B.E. (Computer Engineering) (Mumbai University), 2003

Areas of Interest

• FDI and international competitiveness
• Innovation systems in firms and industries
• ICT and its role in firms and industries
• Human capital formation

Supervision of Ph.D

3 (Ongoing)

Significant Publications
  1. Bhat S., Siddharthan, N. S. (2013), “Human capital, labour productivity and employment”, in N. S. Siddharthan, K. Narayanan (Eds.) Human Capital and Development: The Indian Experience, New Delhi: Springer pp. 11- 22     [ISBN: 978-81-322-0856-3]
  2. Bhat S., Narayanan, K. (2011). “Technology sourcing and outward FDI: comparison of chemicals and IT industries in India”, Transnational Corporations Review, 3(2), pp. 50-64. [Denfar Transnational Development, Ottawa, Canada]
  3. Narayanan, K., & Bhat, S. (2011). “Technology Sourcing and Outward FDI: A Study of IT industry in India”, Technovation, 31(4), pp. 177-184. [Elsevier Ltd.]
  4. Bhat S., & Narayanan, K. (2009), “Technological efforts, firm size and exports in the Basic Chemical industry in India”, Oxford Development Studies, 37(2), pp. 145-169. [Routledge, part of the Taylor & Francis Group]
  5. Narayanan, K., & Bhat, S. (2009), “Technology sourcing and its determinants: A study of Basic Chemical industry in India”, Technovation, 29(8), pp. 562-573. [Elsevier Ltd.]

• Received Award for Excellence in Thesis Work for the year 2009-10 at the 48th Convocation-Session-I of Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, held on 6th August 2010.
• Received Best Paper Award for the paper presented at the AIB-India International Conference on ‘Globalisation and Emerging Economies’ held during 11-13 August 2008 at IIM Indore, Madhya Pradesh, India.


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