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Mamata Parhi

Dr, PhD, MPhil, MSc, FHEA

  • Roehampton Business School Roehampton University Roehampton Lane, SW15 5PU, London Phone: +44 (0)20 8392 3477


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Mamata Parhi joined the faculty at Roehampton Business School in July, 2015. Prior to this appointment she worked at Swansea University serving first as a lecturer and then as a senior lecturer at the Wales Institute of Social & Economic Research, Data & Methods (WISERD) which is jointly funded by the Welsh Assembly Government (HEFCW) and the ESRC. Previously she has also been employed as a researcher at the University of Strasbourg, France, and a consultant at the National Institute for Public Finance and Policy in India.

Mamata holds a PhD in Economics and Policy Studies of Technical Change from UNU- MERIT, University of Maastricht, the Netherlands, and an M.Phil from the Delhi School of Economics, University of Delhi, India. Mamata specializes in Empirical industrial organization, Economics of innovation, Spatial economics and more recently, in Applied macro economics. 

Mamata has successfully obtained a number of research projects (both national and international), such as the Netherlands Science Organization, the Welsh Assembly Government, among others.

Mamata is a fellow of the Higher Education Academy (UK) in recognition of attainment against the UK Professional Standards Framework for teaching and learning support in higher education.


Research interests

Technological Change and Economic Development, Technology Diffusion, Economic Growth in Space and Time, Innovation and Organizational Behavior in Industry, Applied Econometrics, Network theory & Applications.



Current teaching:

Managerial Economics (level 5, UG)

Managing International Trade (MSc)

Business organizations in a Global Context (Level 4, UG)

Managing Innovation (L6)

Business Research (L5)

Past  Teaching Experience:

Managerial Economics, Industrial Economics,Firm Organization and Innovation, Econometrics, Principles of Economics. Contemporary Issues in Economics, Research Methods

Research projects

  • Social Alienation and Uncertain Economic Growth: A Pre- and Post-reform Analysis of India’, the Leverhulme Trust, March 2013-Dec 2014 (as Collaborator), Grant Amount: 79,880 GBP.


  • Establishing Network Analysis Research in Swansea University’, EPSRC-Bridging the Gaps, Nov 2012-June 2013 (as Co-investigator), Grant Amount: 7,500 GBP.


  • Wellbeing in Wales, February 2012 - June 2012 (as Co-investigator). Project sponsored by Welsh Government, Strategic Planning, Finance and Performance, Welsh Assembly Government. Project amount: 15,000 GBP.


  • Economic Research Grant from Wales Assembly Government on ‘Exporting activity and productivity in Wales: A micro-economic analysis’ (with C. Robinson), 2012. Grant amount: 19,650 GBP.


  • European Science Foundation short visit grant for my submitted theme: Network of Academic Inventors in Europe, 2011. Grant amount 2000 euros.


  • Equality and Human Rights Commission Grant on ‘An Anatomy of Economic Inequality in Wales’, November 2010 -May 2011 (as Co-investigator), Grant Amount: 20,000 GBP.


  • Netherlands Science Foundation, NWO-WOTRO Grant on ‘Dynamics of Diffusion of Advanced Manufacturing Technology: The Case of Indian Automotive Industry’ (as Sole Investigator), Grant No. WB-226, 2002-2005. Grant amount: 55,000 Euros.



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