Dr. Tanushree Baruah

Dr. Tanushree Baruah

Assistant Professor

Ph.D. : IIT Guwahati

Research Interests:

Transboundary water governance, Brahmaputra River Basin, Benefit Sharing, Game Theory, Water Economics 
Date of Joining : Dec 9, 2019

Phone: 7002206828
Email: tanushree.baruah@cottonuniversity.ac.in

Vidwan Profile

Teaching

1. Assistant Professor, Department of Economics, Cotton University, Guwahati, Assam (since December 2019- present).

2. Teaching Assistant (TA), Department of Humanities & Social Sciences (HSS), IIT Guwahati, Guwahati, Assam.

3. Class coordinator, Department of Economics, Institute of Distance and Open Learning (IDOL), Gauhati University, Guwahati, Assam. 

4. Guest Faculty of Economics, National Law University and Judicial Academy (NLUJAA), Guwahati, Assam. 

  5. Assistant Professor (Contractual), Department of Economics, R.G. Baruah College, Guwahati, Assam.

Experience

  •  Research Assistant, Omeo Kumar Das Institute of Social Change and Development (OKDISCD) sponsored project under Professor Ratul Mahanta, Department of Economics, Gauhati University, Guwahati, Assam.

 

Research Projects

 

Research paper publications

2022

1. Tanushree Baruah, Anamika Barua, Sumit Vij, Hydropolitics intertwined with geopolitics in the Brahmaputra River Basin, WIREs Water (Impact Factor: 7.5) published by Wiley Periodicals LLC., 2022 https://doi.org/10.1002/wat2.1626

Research paper publications till 2021

 1. “Agriculture’s Response to Liberalization: Realising the Prospect of Horticulture Products in Assam”; Mimamsa- A Multidisciplinary Journal, Vol: 2, 2016; ISSN: 2454-5333

 2. “Information and Communication Technology in Empowering Women through Openness”; Journal of Humanities and Social Science Research, Vol-III, No-1 & 2 (combined), 2017; ISSN: 2395-5171

Awards

1. Best Paper award at the 24th North Eastern Economic Association (NEEA) Conference, organised by the Department of Economics, SB Deorah College, Guwahati, 9-10 February 2024.

2. Best Paper award at the 23rd North Eastern Economic Association (NEEA) Conference, organised by the Department of Economics, Tripura University, Tripura, 16-18 November 2022.

3. Topped the NPTEL-AICTE course: “Water, Society and Sustainability”, coordinated by IIT Madras and course offered by IIT Kharagpur, in December 2020.

4. Cleared UGC-NET in Economics in January 2017 and July 2018

5. Cleared SLET NE (State Level Eligibility Test, Assam (NE Region)) in Economics in July 2017 with the second highest score.

Other Informations

Conferences/ Webinars/ Seminars

  1. Presented paper on “Role of India’s National Waterway-2 in Act East Policy-driven Development: Analysing the Strategic Payoffs” at the 24th Annual Conference of North Eastern Economic Association (NEEA), organized by the Department of Economics, SB Deorah College, Guwahati, 9-10 February 2024. 
  2. Presented in the IHE Delft Ph.D. Symposium 2023 on “The Triple Planetary Crisis: Climate Change, Biodiversity Loss & Pollution”, 19 October 2023 (online).
  3. Presented paper on "Brahmaputra River Basin Cooperation and Sustainable Development: Realising the Opportunity" in the International Conference on Sustainability: An Ancient Indian Approach organised by MCHV, IIM Calcutta, 11-12 August 2023.
  4. Presented paper on "Viewing the Brahmaputra as a Connectivity Corridor for Green Economy: A Game Theoretical Perspective" in the ICSSR-NERC sponsored National Seminar on Connectivity Improvements in Northeast India through the Act East Policy since 2014, organised by Dept. of Economics, Gauhati University, 25 March 2023.
  5. Presented paper on “Brahmaputra River Basin Cooperation through Benefit Sharing: A Game Theoretic Approach” in the 15th Doctoral Thesis Virtual Conference, organized by IBS Hyderabad, 29-30 November 2022.
  6. Presented paper on “Factoring Trust in India-Bhutan Economic Development: A Game Theoretical Study” at the 23rd Annual Conference of North Eastern Economic Association (NEEA), organized by the Department of Economics, Tripura University, Tripura, 16-18 November 2022.
  7. Participated in the International Online Joint Conference on Building Alternative Livelihoods in times of ecological and political crisis”, organised by the international degrowth research networks, the International Society for Ecological Economics and the European Society for Ecological Economics, hosted by University of Manchester, UK, 5-8 July 2021.
  8. Participated in the International Webinar on "International Environmental Cooperation: Insights from Game-theoretic Research",  organised by the Indian Society for Ecological Economics (INSEE) and Institute of Economic Growth (IEG), 9 December 2020.
  9. Participated in the International Webinar series on "Hydro-Diplomacy", organised by the Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati (IITG) in partnership with the 'Universities Partnership', 18 September – 2 November 2020.
  10. Presented paper on “Gender Equality: Insights of Financial Literacy for the Financial Inclusion in the North East” in the UGC-sponsored National Seminar on Inclusive Growth and Access to Micro Finance in North East India organized by the Department of Economics, Jagiroad College, Jagiroad, 11-12 August 2017.
  11. Presented paper on “Redefining Higher Education for Inclusive Development in North East India” in the UGC-sponsored National Seminar on Higher Education & Skill Development for Faster Economic Development with Special Reference to North East India, organized by the Department of Economics, Morigaon College, Morigaon, 28-29 June 2017.
  12. Presented paper on “Media: An Enthusiastic Propagandist for the Human Rights Programmes” in the National Seminar on Human Rights & Global Challenges organized by IQAC, Guwahati College, Guwahati in collaboration with UNESCO, 20-21 May 2017.
  13. Presented paper on “Impact of Economic Liberalization on Agriculture Sector: Evidence from Assam” in the 18th Annual Conference of North Eastern Economic Association (NEEA) on Agriculture in North-East India: The Present Status and the Scenario Ahead, organized by the Department of Economics, Gauhati University, Guwahati, 15-17 December 2016.
  14.  Participated in the International Conference on “Harnessing Natural Resources for Sustainable Development: Global Trends” at Cotton College, Guwahati, 30 January 2014.

 

Workshops

 

  1. Completed the workshop on “Research Methodology for Economics and other Social Sciences”, organized by the Department of Economics, Cotton University under the sponsorship of ICSSR-NERC, Shillong, 1-7 July 2022.
  2. Completed the workshop on “Game Theory & Global Commons” conducted by Global Policy Insights & Envipol in partnership with IIT Guwahati, 20 April 2022.
  3. Completed the Capacity building workshop on “Application of Game Theory”, organized by the Department of Economics, Gauhati University under UGC-SAP-DRS-II, 28 March 2022.  
  4. Completed the online summer crash course on “Ecological and Feminist Macroeconomics” conducted by the School of Economics, University of Barcelona, 12-16 July, 2021.
  5. Participated at the National Young Scholars’ Meet, organized by the Department of Political Science, Gauhati University, 13th December 2018.
  6. Completed the workshop on ‘’Ecosystem Approaches to Water and Food Security Wellbeing” organized by ATREE, sponsored by the Department of Science & Technology at IIT Guwahati, 10-14 September 2018.

 

Faculty Development Courses/ Induction/ Orientation Programme

  1. Completed the 4-week faculty induction/orientation programme from Teaching Learning Centre, Ramanujan College, University of Delhi under the aegis of Ministry of Education, Government of India, PMMMNMTT Scheme, 20 June-19 July 2022 and obtained Grade A+
  2. Completed the NPTEL-AICTE 12-week Faculty Development Programme (FDP) (Funded by the Ministry of HRD, Govt. of India) Jan-April, 2021 on the course: “Qualitative Research Methods and Research Writing”; coordinated by IIT Madras and course offered by IIT Kharagpur and obtained Elite certificate with a score of 71%.
  3. Completed the NPTEL-AICTE 4-week Faculty Development Programme (FDP) (Funded by the Ministry of HRD, Govt. of India) Sep-Oct, 2020 on the course: “Water, Society and Sustainability”; coordinated by IIT Madras and course offered by IIT Kharagpur and topped the course and obtained Elite + Silver certificate with a score of 85%.
  4. Completed the National Level 1-week Faculty Development Programme (FDP) on the topic: “Aspects of Pedagogical Re-design and Online Teaching-Learning Process”, organized by IQAC, Dhemaji College in association with IQAC Dibrugrah University, 15-21 July 2020.

Economics

1. Received the Best Paper award at the 23rd Annual Conference of the North Eastern Economic Association (NEEA)
Institute : Tripura University
Place : Tripura
Type of Conference : National
Date of Conference : 2022-11-16 to 2022-11-16