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Suma  Damodaran
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Suma Damodaran



  • FPM, Indian Institute of Management Bangalore, India, 1990
  • MA (Economics), Madras Christian College, Madras University, India, 1980
  • BA (Economics), Madras Christian College, Madras University, India, 1978

Work Experience
  • Probationer, Management Consultancy Division, Tata Consultancy Services, 1987-88
  • Associate Professor, Xavier Institute of Management Bhubaneswar, 1988-93
  • Associate Professor, Goa Institute of Management, 1993-2003
  • Professor, IIM Kozhikode, 2003-2005
  • Professor, XLRI Jamshedpur, 2005-2019
Journal Articles
  • “The Indian TV Broadcasting Industry 2012: How Far and Wide Will the Net Be Cast?” (2012) Emerald Emerging Markets Case Studies 2(8), 1-13 (co-authored with Uday Damodaran)
  • “Cloud based management and control system for smart communities: A practical case study” Computers in Industry, 2015, 74, 162-172 (co-authored with M. Mittal, AK Pani, R Ramesh)
Book & Book Chapter
  • Managerial Economics (1e and 2e), Oxford University Press, 2010
  • Contributed a Chapter in the book Backwaters of Development: Six Deprived States of India, Oxford University Press, 2010
  • “Management Education: Leveraging Industry-Like Features for Achieving Greater Efficiencies”, 7 th South Asian Management Forum 2002, Male, Maldives, April 15- 17, 2002 (co-authored with Uday Damodaran)
  • “The Indian Broadcasting Industry 2012”, International Case Studies Conference 2012, Hyderabad, India, December 14-15 2012 (co-authored with Uday Damodaran)
  • “Internal Competition in Team Sports: Measures & Analysis”, EURO 2016 28 th European `Conference on OR, Poznan, Poland, July 3-6 2016 (co-authored with Uday Damodaran)
  • “Me So Happi: Spreading Happiness”, North American Case Research Association (NACRA) 2017 Annual Meeting, Chicago, USA, October 19-21 2017 (co-authored with Uday Damodaran)
Professional membership

Member of the European Association of Research in Industrial Economics

Was member of the CII’s Task Force on Women Empowerment 2014-15(Eastern Region).

  • Research project on Tribal Development in Kerala titled “Wyanad Initiative” sponsored by the Government of Kerala, 2005, with others
  • Research project with IGIDR on “Linkages between Growth and Development-The BOMARU states”, 2007, with others
  • Prepared the Jharkhand Economic Survey 2011 with others
  • Working on recommendations for the Jharkhand Finance Commission, 2018, with others