• Department of Policy Studies
Area of Expertise
Environment and Development
Dr. Nawn is an economist by disciplinary training with a doctoral degree from Jawaharlal Nehru University. Courses that he teaches are in the interface of Environment, Development, and Economics. His present research interests are in Ecological Economics, Environment and Development and Environmental-Economic Accounting. Before joining TERI SAS in 2014, he has taught in the West Bengal National University of Juridical Sciences, Kolkata since 2001.His works have been published in various journals including Journal of Agrarian Change, Economic and Political Weekly, and Journal of Human Development and Capabilities. He has recently co-edited Ecology, Economy and Society: Essays in Honour of Kanchan Chopra (2018; Springer), Global Change, Ecosystems and Sustainability (2017; Sage) and Economic Challenges for the Contemporary World: Essays in Honour of Prabhat Patnaik (2016; Sage). He was the Head of Department of Policy Studies of TERI SAS (2017-18) and Secretary of the Indian Society for Ecological Economics (INSEE; 2016-18). He has been a recipient of doctoral fellowships from University Grants Commission and Indian Council of Social Science Research, and Fulbright-Nehru International Education Administrator Seminars scholarship, besides being an Associate at the Indian Institute of Advanced Study, Shimla. He is presently the Managing Editor of Ecology, Economy and Society--the INSEE Journal, a guest co-editor of the "Review of Environment and Development" in Economic and Political Weekly and Coordinator of Internal Quality Assurance Cell (IQAC), TERI SAS.
N Nawn. 2016. ‘Sustainability, Surplus and Survival: energetic explorations over agriculture.’ In Economic Challenges for the Contemporary World: Essays in Honour of Prabhat Patnaik, edited by M Das, S Kar and N Nawn. New Delhi: Sage [ISBN: 978-93-515-0878-6]
N Nawn. 2015. “Energetics of Irrigation under Surplus Rainfall conditions.” In Nature, Economy, and Society: Understanding the Linkages, edited by A Shah, M Panda, N Ghosh, and P Mukhopadhyay. New Delhi: Indian Society for Ecological Economics and Springer [ISBN 978-81-322-2403-7]. (*)