Research Interests: Public Finance and Public Policy, Urban Finance.
Dr. Himani Baxi is an assistant professor of Economic and Public Policy at Amrut Mody School of Management, Ahmedabad University. She holds Ph.D. in the area of public finance, Economics and MA Economics from M S University Baroda. Her areas of interest are fiscal policy, state and local finances, issues related public goods and development. She was involved in the research study for 15 th and 14th Finance Commission, Govt. of India in collaboration with GIDR. She also carried out a research work for 3rd State Finance Commission, Government of Gujarat. She has been regularly invited for the budget panel discussion by news channel DD national and DD Giranar. To her credit, Dr. Himani has many research papers published in National and International journals and books. She was also involved with the projects sponsored by World Bank, ILO, EU in the area of environment economics and entrepreneurship.
She has been invited to deliver sessions in the area of economics and resaerch methodology at NID, GIDR, IBS Ahmedabad, MGLI etc. She is also associated with many NGOs and Research Bodies.
Papers Published in Books
Papers Published in Journals
Baxi H (2019), “Social Expenditure and Human Development in Gujarat", Economic Political Weekly, Vol 54, No14, pp 58-64
‘Tax Revenue and Expenditure: A Causality Test for Gujarat State’ published in GUJARISSH, A bi annual refereed International Publication, Vol 1, No. 1, July - December 2012, ISSN: 23198923
Economics, Microeconomics, Money Banking and Public Finance, Indian Economic Policy, Business Environment
Dr. Himani Baxi is associated with various NGO and research insitutes. She has been invited to deliver expert sessions to Mahtma Gandhi Labour Institute, National Institute of Design etc. She is also regularly invited by news channels for union and state budget discussions.