Preeta George

Professor

Finance & Economics
Associate Dean – Executive Education

Preeta George holds a Ph.D. in Economics from the Birla Institute of Technology & Science, Pilani. Her Ph.D. research concentrated on International Financial Integration and Interest Rate Parity in India. In her academic career spanning over three decades, she has taught Economics at leading management institutions for undergraduate, postgraduate courses, and executive management programs.

She has led senior administrative leadership roles as head of programme and dean of flagship MBA programmes at business schools. Currently, she is the ‘Associate Dean – Executive Education’ and Professor of Finance & Economics at SPJIMR. Her research and perspectives on current economic and financial trends are published in leading periodicals and media platforms.

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EDUCATION

BIRLA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY & SCIENCE, PILANI

Ph.D., 2008
Focus: Management (Economics), International Financial Integration, and Interest Rate Parity in India

UNIVERSITY OF MUMBAI

MA, 1990
Major: Economics

ST. XAVIER’S COLLEGE, UNIVERSITY OF MUMBAI

BA, 1988
Major: Economics

  • SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

    George, P., Herzog, B. (2014). Econometric Assessment of a European and Indian Free Trade Agreement. Journal of World Economic Research, 3(1), 8-14.

    George, P.,Mallik, D. (2008). ‘Central Bank Intervention and International Financial Integration: The case of India’, CURIE Journal, 1(2)

    George, P.,Mallik, D. (2009). ‘Central Bank Intervention and International Financial Integration: The case of India’, CURIE Journal, 1(2) ‘Monetary Policy and International Financial Integration: The case of India’, 2(3)

    George, P.,Mallik, D. (2009). Covered Interest Parity and International Financial Integration: The case of India’ ICFAI Journal of Applied Finance (IJAF), 15(2)

  • CASE STUDIES

    George, P.,Chaudhuri,B., et al (2022). “Tata Power CSR: The Paradigm Shift for Sustainability” Sage Business Cases.

  • CONFERENCES

    George, P., “India and the European Union in International Relations-new challenges and old problems?” at the Centre for Contemporary India Research, Institute of International Relations, University of Warsaw, Poland, “India-EU FTA negotiations: Challenges and Obstacles,” Poland. (June 1, 2012).

    George, P., SPJIMR & ESB, Reutlingen University on ‘Implications of the Indo-EU Free Trade Agreement’, “Economic Implications and Outlook for the EU & India Free-Trade-Agreement.” (November 26, 2011).

  • PERIODICALS

    George, P. (2021). Executive education engine drives continuous learning. The Hindu Business Line.

    George, P., Bhargavi, J. (2021). Is India’s public debt a cause for worry? The Hindu Business Line. https://www.thehindubusinessline.com/opinion/is-indias-public-debt-a-cause-for- worry/article34139146.ece

    George, P., Bhargavi, J. (2021). For a monetary-fiscal tango. Financial Express. https://www.financialexpress.com/opinion/for-a-monetary-fiscal-tango/2203796/

    George, P. (2020). National Education Policy (NEP) 2020: A boost to research? Financial Express. https://www.financialexpress.com/opinion/national-education-policy-nep-2020-a-boost-to-research/2144477/

    George, P. (2020). India better off than others currently but must do this to salvage credibility in financial markets. Financial Express. https://www.financialexpress.com/economy/india-better-off-than-others-currently-but-must-do-this-to-salvage-credibility-in-financial-markets/1969145/

    George, P. (2016). Bankruptcy law offers many opportunities. The National (UAE).

    George, P. (2015). Petrol Price Deregulation: Fuel for Growth. Khaleej Times (UAE).

    George, P. (2014). Building Defences for QE. Finance, Middle East (ME).

    Pattnaik, R. K., George, P. (2013). ‘Risk Averse Banking’ must give way to ‘Responsible Banking’ (pp. 21). The Free Press Journal.

    Pattnaik, R. K., George, P. (2013). Enhance Export Competitiveness (pp. 13). Economic Times, Viewpoint.

    Pattnaik, R. K., George, P. (2012). An eloquent Policy that Falls Short (pp. 22). The Free Press Journal.

    Pattnaik, R. K., George, P. (2012). Is it Time for a Rate cut? (pp. 13). The Free Press Journal.

    Pattnaik, R. K., George, P. (2012). Market pricing for petroleum items: Issues and policy options. The Free Press Journal.

    Pattnaik, R. K., George, P. (2012). Creating Fiscal Space for Growth – Finance Commission can look beyond biz cycles (pp. 15). Economic Times – Viewpoint.

  • COURSES

    Courses taught in India, Germany, UAE, Singapore & France

    Managerial Economics (Microeconomics)

    Macroeconomics

    International Economics

    Business Strategy & Policy

    Business Environment

    Microeconomics of Competitiveness

  • WORK EXPERIENCE

    S.P. JAIN INSTITUTE OF MANAGEMENT & RESEARCH, MUMBAI

    Professor (Jan 2017 – Now)

    Professor (Jul 2011 – Mar 2013)

    Associate Professor (Apr 2008 – Jun 2011)

    Assistant Professor (May 2002 – March 2008)

    ADMINISTRATIVE ASSIGNMENTS

    Associate Dean – Professional and Executive Education, SPJIMR (Jan 2022 – Now)

    Associate Dean – Executive Education and Modular Programmes, SPJIMR (Sept 2020 – January 2022)

    Principal Coordinator, MDP, SPJIMR (Jul 2020 – Aug 2020)

    Group Head, Economics, SPJIMR (May 2019 – Now)

    Founder Chairperson, PGP-GM Programme, Delhi (2018- 2020)

    Chairperson, PGEMP Program, SPJIMR (Apr 2017 – Aug 2020)

    SP Jain School of Global Management

    Dean & Professor of Economics- GMBA & MGB (Jan 2015 – Nov 2016)

    Dean & Professor of Economics– GMBA & MGB, & Professor of Economics (Apr 2013 – Dec 2014)

    SIES College of Commerce and Economics, University of Mumbai (Sept 1992 – Apr 2002)

    Lecturer

    Bhavan’s College (Dec 1990 – Aug 1992)

    Lecturer – Temporary positions

  • MDPS/FDPS

    Management/Executive Development, BSIEM. (Feb 2021).

    Management/Executive Development, University of Externado Colombia (December 2019)

    Faculty Development Programme, SPJIMR, for Shivaji University faculty (Feb 2019)

    Management/Executive Development, Smollan India. (August 2018).

    Management/Executive Development, SPJIMR and Times Group, 26 participants. (December 2017).

    Management/Executive Development, L & T – Sharjah. (March 2015).

    Management/Executive Development, L & T – Sharjah. (May 2014).

    Management/Executive Development, L & T – Sharjah. (March 2014).

    Management/Executive Development, Welspun (September 2012)

    Management/Executive Development, Welspun (March 2011)

    Management/Executive Development, Welspun (May 2011)

    Management/Executive Development, Welspun (June 2010

    Management/Executive Development, Welspun (August 2010)

    Management/Executive Development, INTAS Pharma (August 2004)

    Management/Executive Development, GSK (July 2003)

  • BOARD MEMBERSHIPS

    Member, Governing Council, SPJIMR, Mumbai, Maharashtra. (June 2019 – Now).

    Member, Academic Board, SP Jain School of Global Management. (January 2015 – November 2016).

  • TEACHING INTEREST

    Economics and Business Strategy

  • PROFESSIONAL SERVICE

    A speaker representing SPJIMR at INDICON 2020 – 2021 – Industry-Academia Conclave, IMC – Chamber of Commerce. (October 2020)

    Faculty Co-coordinator, Teaching Panel, SPJIMR. (January 22, 2020).

    A speaker representing SPJIMR at the EFMD conference on ‘Measuring the impact of Business School Education in 21st century for Excellence in Quality’, Bangalore, Karnataka (April 17, 2019)

    Chief Convener ‘India’s Growth: Perspectives for Indo- European Business’ SPJIMR & ESB- Reutlingen University, Germany (International Conference funded by European Commission) (Nov 2011)

    Chief Convener Implications of Indo-EU Free Trade Agreement, SPJIMR & ESB- Reutlingen University, Germany (International Conference funded by European Commission (Nov 2010)

    Faculty Exchange Programme with University of Dauphine, Paris, France, Business Management in Asian Context – Investment Climate in India (Feb 2019, Feb 2020, Feb 2021 & Feb 2022)

    Speaker, SPJIMR and GBSN, USA – Learning by Doing Summit 2019, Mumbai, Maharashtra. (April 4, 2019 – April 5, 2019).

    Played an instrumental role in Setting up the Delhi Center for SPJIMR in 2018.

    Chief Convener, Faculty Seminar – SP Jain School of Global Management, Mumbai. (April 2014).

    Speaker at Panel Discussion, Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) on ‘EU Debt Crisis: Is it a Black Swan’ (January 2012)

    Represented SPJIMR and India in discussions with representatives from government and chamber of commerce on relations between India and Poland organised at the Centre for Contemporary India Research, Institute of International Relations, University of Warsaw, Poland, (June 2012).

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