Dr. P. K. Varghese

Dr. P. K. Varghese, M.A., M.Phil., PhD

Associate Professor & Head
Department of Economics
Bishop Moore College
Kerala, India, 690 110
Email – pkv1962@gmail.com
Merry Dale
Kallumala P.O.
Kerala, India, 690110
Mobile – 9447595948





     Doctor of Philosophy, Agricultural Economics, University of Kerala – 2002


     Master of Philosophy, Economics, University of Poona – 1990


     Master of Arts, Development Economics, Dept. of Economics, Dr. John Mathai Centre, University of Calicut – 1989


     Bachelor of Arts, Economics, St. Aloysius  College, Elthuruth, University of Calicut – 1987

     Bachelor of Philosophy, Dharmaram Pontifical institute of Theology & Philosopy, Bangalore – 1983.





Research Experience


      Worked as a Research Associate at the Dept. of Economics, University of Kerala, Kariavattom in the Project titled ” Economics of Pepper cultivation in India”, sponsored by Spices Board.


      Ph.D work entitled “ Growth and constraints of the Spices Economy of Kerala”


      M. Phil. Dissertation entitled “ Decentralised Planning Through Panchayathi Raj and its impact on Rural Development




Research Interests


      My research area includes Agricultural Economics. Mainly Spices and perennial crops.  


      Environmental Economics and food security.


      Black Money and its impact on Indian Economy.



Teaching Experience


      Working as Associate Professor & Head, in the Department of Economics, Bishop Moore College, Mavelikara, Kerala, India. Joined in the Department as Lecturer on 18 October 1993.