Irfan Ali K C

Academic Qualifications

  • Ph.D. in Economics| School of Economics | University of Hyderabad
  • M.Phil in Planning and Development, Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, Maharashtra, 2017
  • M.A. in Economics, Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi, 2015
  • B.A. in Economics, University of Calicut, Kerala, 2012


  • Irfan Ali, “Does Economic Literacy Affect Inflation Expectations? An Experimental Survey Approach”, Forthcoming Theoretical and Practical Research in Economic Fields, (Dec 2023)
  • Irfan Ali, “Inflation Targeting and Inflation Expectations in India:An Empirical Appraisal”, communicated to Bulletin of Monetary Economics and Banking, on (Nov 2023). Status – (Under Review)
  • Irfan Ali, and Adil, M. H, “Determinants of Household and Professional Forecasters’ Inflation Expectations in India”, communicated to Economic Systems, on (Oct 2023): Status – (Under Review)
  • Irfan and Bhattacharyya, “Credit Expansion and Inflation Expectations — Evidence from Post 2007-08 Financial Crisis in The US”, (pre-print)
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  • Presented paper titled “Does Inflation Targeting Anchor Inflation Expectations in India? Evidences from Surveys of Household and Professional Forecasters”The 17th Bulletin of Monetary Economics and Banking International Conference and Call for Papers (Online), Indonesia (September 2023)
  • Presented paper titled “Determinants of Inflation Expectations in India: Some Empirical Evidences from Household Survey” at the 23rd IWH-CIREQ-GW Macroeconometric Workshop on Inflation: Modelling, Forecasting and Monetary Policy Reactions,IWH Institute of Economic Research, Halle (Saale), Germany (November, 2022)
  • Presented paper titled “Credit Expansion and Inflation Expectations — Evidence from Post 2007-08 Financial Crisis in the US” at the 54th Annual Conference of The Indian Econometrics Society, Jammu (March 2018)
  • Presented paper titled “Post Development Ideas: A critique of Sustainable Development and Promotion of Post Development Ideas in India” in the International Conference titled “Energy, Economy and Sustainable Development: Opportunities and Challenges”, organized by Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi (February 2016)
  • Presented paper titled “Impact of Common Agriculture Policy on World (LDC)” in University seminar organized by Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi (2014)
  • Attended the International Seminar on Islamic Finance in India: Products, Institutions and Regulations | Organized by Al Jamia Al Islamia in association with Islamic Development Bank and Islamic Research and Training Institute, Kochi (October 2010)


  • Attended three-day workshop on “Applied Econometrics Using Eviews”, organized by Farook College Kozhikode in collaboration with The Indian Econometrics Society, Kozhikode (February 2018)
  • Attended Workshop on Union Budget organized by IIT Bombay in association with Vision India Foundation, Bombay (January 2017)
  • Attended Research Methodology Workshop titled “Research and Statistics in Social Science” organized by Human Welfare Foundation, New Delhi & Society for Students Welfare, New Delhi (March 2013)

Work in progress

  • “The trajectories and dynamics of inflation expectations in India” Co-authoring with Adil, Masudul Hasan, for Encyclopedia of Monetary Policy, Financial Markets and Banking(Elsevier).