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Dr Jagannadha Pawan Tamvada

Pawan Tamvada

Lecturer

Economics and Strategy Group

Education:

  • December 2007: PhD in Economics (Dr. rer. pol, summa cum laude), University of Goettingen, Germany Dissertation Title: ‘Essays on Entrepreneurship and Economic Development’
  • 1997- 2002: Integrated B.Sc. (Honours) M.Sc. (Mathematics), Sri Sathya Sai University, Prashanti Nilayam, India

Professional Experience:

  • Since October 2009: Lecturer in Entrepreneurship and Small Business Economics, Aston Business School

  • Since June 2009: External affiliate, Center of India and Global Business, University of Cambridge

  • October 2007-September 2009: Senior Research Fellow, Entrepreneurship, Growth and Public Policy Group, Max Planck Institute of Economics, Jena, Germany

  • January-August 2009: Visiting Post-doctoral Fellow, Harvard Business School and the Faculty of Economics, Harvard University

  • September- October 2008: Visiting Fellow, Department of Management and Strategy, Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University

  • September 2004- September 2007: Research Fellow, Entrepreneurship, Growth and Public Policy Group, Max Planck Institute of Economics, Jena, Germany

  • April 2004- September 2007: Doctoral Candidate, Chair for Development Economics, University of Göttingen, Germany

  • July 2002- October 2003: Research Scholar and Tutor, Faculty of Mathematics, Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi

Research Interests: 


Entrepreneurship and Innovation, Small Business Economics, Theory of Firm, Business Strategy

Honors and Awards:

  •  Kauffman Foundation Best Paper Award, Academy of Management Meetings, San Antonio, 2011.

  • Otto-Hahn Medal, Max Planck Society, Germany, 2009

  • Inaugural Best Dissertation Award, Danish Research Unit for Industrial Dynamics, Denmark, 2008

  • Selected young economist, the Second Lindau Meeting of Nobel Prize Winners in Economic Sciences, 2006

  • PhD Scholarship, Max Planck Institute of Economics (2004-2007)

  • Goettingen University International Office Scholarship (2004)

  • The Max Planck Society conference grants for organizing the Max Planck-Indian Institute of Science International Conference on Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Economic Growth, 2006, 2007

  • Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) Research Scholarship, Government  of India and Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi (2002-2003)

Books 

  • Tamvada JP. Essays on Entrepreneurship and Economic Development, Department of Economics, University of Goettingen, 2007

Edited Books

  • Keilbach M, Tamvada JP, Audretsch D (eds). Sustaining Entrepreneurship and Economic Growth: Lessons in Policy and Industry Innovations from Germany and India. Springer, New York, 2008

Book chapters

  • Tamvada, JP. What Determines Self-employment Choice in India? In: Keilbach, M, Tamvada, JP and Audretsch, D (eds.), 'Sustaining Entrepreneurship and Economic Growth: Lessons in Policy and Industry Innovations from Germany and India', Springer, New York, 2008

  • Tamvada, JP. Comparative Perspectives on Entrepreneurship in Germany and India. In: Keilbach, M, Tamvada, JP and Audretsch, D (eds.), 'Sustaining Entrepreneurship and Economic Growth: Lessons in Policy and Industry Innovations from Germany and India', Springer, New York, 2008  

Articles

  • Tamvada, JP (2012). The Spatial Distribution of Self-employment: Evidence from Semiparametric Geoadditive Models, Regional Studies (forthcoming)

  • Coad, A and Tamvada, JP.  2012. "Firm growth and barriers to growth among small firms in India," Small Business Economics, Springer, vol. 39(2), pages 383-400.  

  • Tamvada, JP. 2010. "Entrepreneurship and welfare," Small Business Economics, Springer, vol. 34(1), pages 65-79

  • Tamvada, JP and Audretsch, D. The Distribution of Firm Start-Up Size Across Geographic Space. (revise and resubmit, Economic Geography)

  • Audretsch, D, Boente, W, Tamvada, JP. Religion and Entrepreneurship, Center For Economic Policy Research, London. CEPR Discussion Paper No 6378, 2007 (under review)

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