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Amey Sapre

Associate Professor


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Amey Sapre works as an Associate Professor at NIPFP. In his previous years at NIPFP, he worked as an assistant professor and as a Consultant in the Macro Finance group. Prior to joining NIPFP, he worked as a teaching assistant in Economics at Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Ahmedabad, IIM Indore and as a UGC-SAP Research Fellow for sponsored research programmes in areas of development and agriculture in Madhya Pradesh. He studied at the Symbiosis International University, Pune and has a Ph.D in Economics from the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kanpur. His research interests include measurement issues in national accounts statistics, GDP computation, public finance, macroeconomics and agriculture.

Research areas

National Accounts Statistics, Public Finance, Shadow Economy, Macroeconomics and Agriculture.
 

Current research

- Seasonal adjustment of Index of Industrial Production (link)

- Estimation of value addition in the private corporate sector

- Estimation issues in National Accounts

Recent publications

Membership in committees and commissions

- Member, (Part Time) 5th Finance Commission for Union Territories (without legislature), Ministry of Home Affairs, 2024

 

- Budget Allocation and Finances of Union Territories, NIPFP-MHA research project, Ministry of Home Affairs, 2020-22

 

- Working Group on Blue Economy, National Accounting Framework for Blue Economy and Ocean Governance, Economic Advisory Council (EAC-PM), Coordinated by the Ministry of Earth Sciences, 2018 - 2019

 

Professional activities

Training Programs:
 
Training program in Public Finance of Lead Bank Managers of Bank of India 2023, 2024 NIPFP, New Delhi
 
Training program in Public Finance for Indian Administrative Service, Phase-III 2022 onwards Lal Bahadur Shastri National Academy of Administration (LBSNAA), Mussoorie
 
Statistics for Public Policy 2020 onwards Indian School of Public Policy, New Delhi
 
Training program for Indian Audit & Accounts Services (IAAS) Probationers, 2018 onwards
 
Refresher Course in Public Finance & Public Economics for University and College Teachers, NIPFP 2018 onwards
 
Courses on National Accounts Statistics (at:) 2018-Present
National Statistical Systems Training Academy (NSSTA), Noida
Indian Civil Accounts Services Training Program, NIPFP
Indian Audits and Accounts Services Training Program, NIPFP
Indian Telecommunications Services Training Program, NIPFP
Estimation of Blue Economy, Indian Institute of Forest Management, Bhopal
Estimation of GDP, O/o Comptroller and Auditor General of India
National Accounts Statistics, National Audit and Accounts Academy (NAAA), Shimla
Agriculture Statistics and Speculative Design 2019, School of Architecture and Planning, Bhopal
 
Projects:
 
- Report, 5th Finance Commission for Union Territories (without legislature) on devolution to urban and local bodies of Union Territories, 2024
 
 - Status and Measurement issues in GSDP Estimation of Karnataka,
Sponsored by Department of Finance, Govt. of Karnataka, 2023
 
- NIPFP - Ministry of Housing and Urban Aairs (MoHUA) Research program on Finances of Urban Local Bodies, Sponsored by Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs, 2023
 
- Status and Compilation issues in National Accounts Statistics, Sponsored by Economic Advisory Council of the Prime Minister (EAC-PM), 2022 - 2023
 
- Sources and Methods of GSDP Estimation of Puducherry: A third party assessment,
Sponsored by Govt. of Union Territory of Puducherry, 2022
 
- Fiscal prole of Madhya Pradesh, in collaboration with Atal Bihari Institute of Good Governance and Policy, Bhopal, 2022
 
- State of the Economy, NIPFP arterly Reports for Economic Advisory Council of the Prime Minister (EAC-PM), 2021
 
- Contributed to: Jobs, Growth and Sustainability NIPFP - CEEW, Report 2020
 
- Assessment of Budget allocation and Finances of Union Territories, NIPFP - Ministry of Home Aairs Research Program, 2019-2021
 
- Assessment of credit stress in the Indian Corporate Sector, Ministry of Corporate Affairs (MCA), 2018 
 
Workshops/ Lectures:
 
Compilation of National Accounts, lecture at the National Statistical Systems Training Academy (NSSTA), 22nd June, 2018.
 
Issues in compiling GDP estimates, talk in 'Awareness workshop on official statistics', organized by National Statistical Systems Training Academy (NSSTA) and Central Statistics Office (CSO), Bangalore, 18-19th May, 2018.
 
Revisions in GDP, talk in ICAS Training program on Emerging issues in Public Finance and Policy, NIPFP, 18th April, 2018.
 
Introduction and issues in national accounts, lecture at the National Statistical Service Training Academy (NSSTA) Training program, 16th March, 2018.
 
GDP: Definitions revisions and issues, lecture in the Indian Audits and Accounts Services Training Program, Organized by NIPFP, 24th Jan, 2018.
 
Estimates of Private Final Consumption Expenditures in India, Dandekar Memorial Seminar and Conference on India’s GDP and implications for estimation of GSDP, Indian School of Political Economy, Pune, January, 2018.
 
Some unsettled questions about Indian manufacturing GDP estimation, Conference on Issues in India’s new GDP series, Indian School of Political Economy, Pune, January, 2017.
 
Estimation of value addition in the manufacturing sector: Problems and some solutions, Round Table Conference on issues in GDP, organized by Indira Gandhi Institute of Development & Research (IGIDR), August, 2016.
 

Other information

Recent papers:

Sapre, Amey (2021) Methodology and estimation framework for activities in the Blue Economy, KAS India-TERI-NMF-FICCI, Blue Economy adrilateral Dialogue Series, Sept. 2021, Forthcoming
 
Sapre, Amey (2021) Agricultural productivity in Bihar and its determinants: A district level analysis, in Contemporary Issues in Sustainable Development: e Case of India, Routledge, 2021 (With Mahendra Singh and Deep Mukherjee)
 
Sapre, Amey & Radhika Pandey & Pramod Sinha (2020) What do we gain from seasonal adjustment of the Indian Index of Industrial Production? NIPFP Working Paper, 322, October, 2020
 
Sapre, Amey (2019) Tax evasion and unaccounted incomes: a theoretical approach, NIPFP Working Paper, 289, December, 2019
 
Sapre, Amey & Radhika Pandey & Pramod Sinha (2019) What do we know about changing economic activity of firms? NIPFP Working Paper, 249, January, 2019
 
Sapre, Amey & Radhika Pandey & Pramod Sinha (2018) What does the new 2011-12 IIP series tell about the Indian manufacturing sector? India Growth and Development Review, Vol. 11, No. 2
 
Sapre, Amey & Pramod Sinha (2018) Private Final Consumption Expenditure of Households in India: Estimates: Issues and Challenges, Conference Proceedings on State level estimation of GDP, Journal of Indian School of Political Economy, Jul-Dec, 2018
 
Sapre, Amey & Rajeswari Sengupta (2017) An analysis of revisions in Indian GDP data, World Economics Journal, Vol. 18, No.4, October-December, 2017
 
Sapre, Amey & Pramod Sinha (2017) Some unsettled questions about Indian Manufacturing GDP estimation, Journal of Indian School of Political Economy, Vol. XXIX, No. 1 & 2, January-June, 2017
 
Roy, Pinaki & Amey Sapre (2016) Does social embedding influence banking habits: A case of India, Journal of Emerging Market Finance, Vol. 15.2, August, SAGE Publications
 
Dholakia, RH & Amey Sapre (2014) Inter-sectoral Terms of Trade and aggregate supply response in Gujarat and Indian agriculture, Journal of antitative Economics, Vol.12, No. 2, July, pp. 60-75
 
Ganesh Kumar N. & Amey Sapre (2012) Indo Canadian trade: Review and future prospects, in Samir Joshi, Walid Hejazi and Nivedita Bhadraka (Eds): Changing economic environment and performance of the nations: Canada and India, Excel India Publishers, New Delhi
 
Dholakia, RH & Amey Sapre (2012) Speed of adjustment and inflation-unemployment
trade-off in developing countries: A case of India, Journal of Quantitative Economics, Vol. 10, No.1, Jan, 2012
 
Dholakia, RH & Amey Sapre (2011) Estimating structural breaks endogenously in India’s post-independence growth path: An empirical critique, Journal of Quantitative Economics, Vol. 9, No. 2, July
 
Dholakia, RH & Amey Sapre (2011) Gujarat’s growth story, Economic and Political Weekly, Vol. XLVI, No. 32, August, 2011