Smt. Shency Mathew

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Smt. Shency Mathew

Research Associate
shencymathew [at] gmail [dot] com

Education Details    
    Ph.D Economics (doing), Kerala University Library Research Centre, University of Kerala
    M.Phil in Economics with A grade, University College, Palayam, University of Kerala, 2014
    M.A. Economics with 73.12%, Fatima Mata National College, University of Kerala, 2012
    B.A. Economics with 64.13%, Sree Narayana College for Women, University of Kerala, 2010

Certificate Courses    
    Diploma Course in Journalism (Add-on), 2009
    Certificate Course in Journalism (Add-on), 2008

Fields of Research Interest    Public Finance & Taxation, Local Level Governance

Professional Experience    

    Research Associate, Gulati Institute of Finance and Taxation, March 2015
    Research Assistant, Decentralization Analysis Cell, Gulati Institute of Finance and Taxation, August 2014
    Research Associate in a project at Gulati Institute of Finance and Taxation, January 2014
    Internship project in State Bank of India, May-June 2013.

Training Courses    

  1. Experiential Learning Tools (ELT) organized by Institute of Management in Government (IMG), Thiruvananthapuram (24-28 October, 2017) 
  2. Statistical Analysis in Social Sciences and R-Programming sponsored by ICSSR organized by Department of Commerce, M.E.S. College, Marampally, Ernakulum (28-29 March, 2017)
  3. Training programme on Budgeting and Legislation organized by Gulati Institute of Finance and Taxation in association with KN Raj Centre, Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam (6-8 March, 2017)
  4. 7 Day National Workshop on Research Methodology organized by P.G. Research Department of Commerce, Government Arts College, Thiruvananthapuram, sponsored by Directorate of Collegiate Education, Government of Kerala (9-15 January, 2017)
  5. 2 day National Workshop on Econometrics organized by the postgraduate Department of Economics and Research Centre, Government College, Attingal, Thiruvananthapuram (9 – 10 March, 2015)



Journal Articles
Efficacy of Outcome Budgeting under Decentralized Planning, International Journal for Business and Administration Research Review, Vol.1 , Issue 1 , March 2017

Discussion/Seminar/Conference Papers    

  1. Efficiency and Governance: Importance of Outcome Budgeting in Local Self Government Institutions in Kerala - Development Convention organized by Institute for Social and Economic Change, Bangalore (24-25 April, 2018)
  2. Public Expenditure in Infrastructure and Economic Growth in Kerala, February 2017 -  Infrastructure-industrialization and Development: Forward Linkages Drawing from Global Models, Department of Commerce, University of Kerala (16-18 February, 2017)
  3. Bharatiya Mahila Bank – A catalyst for Economic Empowerment of Women in India - International Conference on Alternative Finance and Sustainable Socio-Economic Development, School of Distance Education, University of Kerala, Thiruvananthapuram (22-24 March,  2017) 

Project Reports
GST and Rubber Sector, A collaborative project between Gulati Institute of Finance and Taxation and Rubber Board, Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Government of India, submitted to Rubber Board in July, 2018 

Working Papers    

  1. Revenue performance of Value Added Tax (VAT) and Goods and Services Tax (GST) - An Interstate Comparison with Special Reference to Kerala along with Smt. Anitha Kumary, Associate Professor, GIFT, March, 2019
  2. Outcome Budgeting of Projects under Decentralized Planning: A Case Study of Primary Sector of Grama Panchayats in Kerala, DACWP:006, September, 2017

Professional Activities    

  1. Assisted Dr. K. Pushpangadan in PhD syllabus preparation for the PhD programme in Public Economics 
  2. Assisted in the preparation of KSFE training materials