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Dr. Renjith P.S.’s primary research focuses on Public Finance, Economics of Finance, and Applied Econometrics; specifically, on the expenditure and debt policies of the national and sub-national governments.
Renjith completed his bachelor’s degree in economics from the University of Kerala before joining the Department of Econometrics, Madras University for his post-graduation. He did his Ph.D. in Economics at the Madras School of Economics, Chennai on ‘Issues of Sub-national Debt in India’.
His work has featured in several Scopus-indexed journals including Margin: The Journal of Applied Economic Research, Journal of Asia Pacific Economy, and Public Finance and Management. He has also presented his research in a number of national and international conferences and served as a resource person in various workshops and training.
Prior to joining GIFT, Renjith was an Assistant Professor in Economics at Christ (Deemed to be University), Bengaluru. He has held research positions at academic institutions such as the Centre for Development Studies, Thiruvananthapuram, and Madras School of Economics, Chennai.