Dr. Falguni Desai

  1. Associate Professor, Department of Economics
  2. NAAC Coordinator since 2012 September

Area of Research

  • International Trade
  • Development Economics
  • Environmental Economics

Educational Qualifications

Degree University Specialization
Ph. D (2007) SNDT Women‟s University International Trade
M.A(1982) Gujarat University Econometrics & Economics
B.A(1980) Gujarat University( ST. Xavier’s college) Economics
SET(1995) Pune, Maharashtra Economics

Teaching Experience:

  • At UG level ,Maniben Nanavati Women‟s College since June 1992 till date
  • At PG level ,M.Com II: Lectures in MNW College from 2006-07 to 2014-15
  • Com II at P.N. Doshi College, Ghatkopar 2007 – 08, 2008 – 09
  • Com II at M.M.P Shah Mahila college, Malad -2011-2012
  • MA I at Shri M. D Shah Mahila College June 2013 to march 2014



  • Research Papers Published in Refereed/ Peer Reviewed Journal( International:03, National:01)
  • Research Papers Published as Chapters in Books& Conference Proceedings (03)
  • Research Papers presented at conferences (International :11, National: 02)
  • Working Papers published (01) No .WP/ECO/DTL/12/01,Planning Commission Chair and Unit in Planning and Development, Department of Economics, University of Mumbai

Other Achievements

  • Won the Best Paper Award for the paper “Changing Patterns of Trade: Evidence From Asia and Policy Implications” at the UGC sponsored International Conference on Global Financial Crisis: Challenges and Opportunities organized by Bhupal Nobles Post Graduate College, Udaipur. 13th – 15th January, 2011


Editorship of Journals / Magazines in college

    • Editor in-charge of “Research Horizons” academic Journal of MNW College with ISSN 2229-385X 2005 to 2012
    • Editor in charge of „Srishti‟ the college magazine of MNW College from 2007 to 2012

Editorship of Journals / Magazines outside college

  • On the Editorial Board of “Ashwamedh 2002-Yagna Online” SNDT Newsletter for VI inter University Maharashtra sports meet.
  • On the Editorial Board of “Indradhanushya First Maharashtra State Inter University Cultural Youth Festival. 2004
  • On the Editorial Board of “SAUFEST II – 2007” organized by the SNDT Women‟s University under the Aegis of Association of All India University.

Participation in Corporate Life:

  • Member of the organizing committee for literary events at SNDT Yuva Mahotsava and “Tejaswini” contest organized by Department of Students Welfare, SNDT University

Contributions in Teaching:

  • As a member of BOS(2005-2010) actively involved in framing the syllabus in Economics for Bachelor of commerce: B.Com I, Bcom II, Bcom III and Mcom