FACULTY OF COMMERCE > Applied Economics :
The Department of Applied Economics has been in existence since 1921, the very year of the inception of the University of Lucknow. The department has been headed by eminent persons. It is presently headed by Prof. R.S. Yadav. Noted scholars like Dr. D. Pant, Dr. A.M. Lorenzo and Dr. S.R.K. Rao have been on the staff of the department. In 1962, the department introduced a separate RG. degree of M.Com. (App.Eco.) to prepare the students for the emerging areas of Applied Economics in view of its growing importance. The department inter-alia encompasses a wide range of fields like Economic Development and Planning, Business Economics, Public Finance and Policy, Public Utility Economics, International Trade and Foreign Exchange, International Banking & Finance, Applied Business Statistics, Transport and Rural Economics, etc. In the recent years, new discipline such as Accounting for Economic Decisions, Quantitative techniques for business decisions and Computer Applications have been introduced in the department to update the courses and make them job-oriented. The department also offers research programs leading to Ph.D. and D.Litt degrees in Applied Economics.
- M. Com (Applied Economics)