Francis Kuriakose is an Assistant Professor in the area of Economics & Finance at XIME, Bangalore. His research interests include corporate finance, economic theory, history of finance, as well as institutional aspects of higher education. He has worked at General Electric (GE) and National Institute of Securities Markets, Mumbai, taught at University of Kerala, Mahatma Gandhi University, Erasmus University Rotterdam and has coordinated projects for the Ministry of External Affairs and Ministry of Finance, Government of India. He was also the Editor of ‘Dialogue’, an Indo-French magazine for two years, and is an advisor to Cambridge Development Initiative of University of Cambridge, United Kingdom.
Born in Kottayam, the city of Letters, Lakes and Latex, Francis received his Bachelor of Commerce degree from St. Berchmans College, Changanassery, Master of Commerce (Finance) from University of Kerala, MA in Public Administration from University of Madras, MPhil. in Finance from Pondicherry University and PhD Banking & Finance from University of Mumbai. He serves as a reviewer for international journals such as Asian Journal of Business Ethics, Asia Pacific Journal of Education, Journal of Management Development, and Utopian Studies.
He is a member of the American Economic Association, American Finance Association, and International Academic Association on Planning, Law, and Property Rights. He enjoys cinema, chess, cricket and playing the violin.
Financial Economics; Economic History; International Development; Ethics
Kuriakose, F. (2020). “Measuring Corporate Social Responsibility in India: A Composite Indicator Model”, Global Business Review (forthcoming).
Kuriakose, F. & Iyer, D.K. (2020). “Job Polarisation in India: Structural Causes and Policy Implications”, Indian Journal of Labour Economics (forthcoming)
Kuriakose, F. & Iyer, D.K. (2019). “Human Rights in the Big Data World”, Centre of Governance and Human Rights Working Paper, University of Cambridge.
Kuriakose, F. & Iyer, D.K. (2018). “Automation and the Future of Jobs in India”, India in Transition, Centre for the Advanced Study of India, University of Pennsylvania. Reprinted in The Hindu: Business Line on November 6, 2018
Kuriakose, F. (2018). “Possibilities of a Professor: An Academic in the Twenty-First Century”, Higher Education for the Future, 5(2): 162-177.