Shishir K. Jha

Professor and Head of Department, Centre for Policy Studies (CPS), IIT Bombay

Research Areas

– Data, Policy & Governance

– Copyright and the Public Domain

– International Business

– WTO and Global Political Economy

Academic Background

– Bachelors in Science (Honours), Hindu College, Delhi University (1985)

– Masters in Business Administration, Syracuse University (1989)

– Masters in International Relations, Syracuse University (1994)

– Ph.D. in Political Science, Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY, USA (1998)


Select Peer Reviewed Publications:

Disha Bhanot, Manav Khaire, Arti D. Kalro and Shishir Jha, “Affordable Housing Finance Companies in India: How do they differently served the underserved?” Housing Studies, 2019, Vol. 35 (15). [funded by Tata Centre for Technology and Design @ IIT Bombay.]

Namita R. Shah and Shishir K. Jha, “Exploring Organisational Understanding of Foundational Pillars of Social Media: A Qualitative Content Analysis of Social Media Policies of Technology Companies”, Journal of Management Research, Vol. 18, No. 4, Oct.-Dec. 2018, p. 226-245.

Jaithirth Rao and Shishir K. Jha, “Light on a less acknowledged source of Gandhi’s ideas of trusteeship”, Economic and Political Weekly, Vol. 53, Issue No. 37, 15 September, 2018.

Sundar Parthasarathy, Shishir K. Jha and Kirankumar S. Momaya, “EMNEs venturing into advanced economies: Findings from comparative cases of two Indian MNEs” in Thunderbird International Business Review, January 2017.

Sundar Parthasarathy, Kirankumar S. Momaya, and Shishir K. Jha, “Internationalization of Indian Firms: An Exploratory Study of Two Firms from the Tyre Industry” in Journal Of East-West Business, 2016, Vol. 22, No. 4, pp. 324–350.

Sheetal M and Shishir K. Jha, “National biosafety system for regulating agricultural biotechnology in India”, International Journal of Biotechnology, 2016, Vol. 14, No. 2.

Sheetal M, Shishir Jha and Karuna Jain, “Patent Landscape Analysis of Crop Biotechnology in India”, in International Journal of Intellectual Property Management, 2015, Vol. 8 No. ¾.

Joseph, Rojers P and Jha, Shishir K, “Digitization, Internet publishing and the revival of scholarly monographs: An empirical study in India,” First Monday, 2015, Vol. 20:1.

Mukundan R, Karuna Jain and Shishir K. Jha, “Technology and Intellectual Property Strategy of a Firm: A view through the commons theory lens”, IIMB Management Review, 2013, Vol. 25, No. 4.

Shishir K. Jha, R Mukundan and Karuna Jain, “Linking Innovation Process to the Provisioning of Public Goods: Case of Neglected Diseases”, in The Journal Of Innovation: The Public Sector Innovation Journal, Volume 15(2), 2010.

Hattangdi, A., Shishir K. Jha, and Atanu Ghosh, “A Literature Review of the Perceptions of Faculty About Technology Enabled Distance Education”, in International Journal of Arts and Sciences (2010), 3 (18): 379–390.

Babu Paul and Shishir K. Jha, “Policy options for developing countries for the accessibility and affordability of medicines under TRIPS”, The ICFAI University Journal of Intellectual Property Rights, Vol. VIII, No. 1, February 2009.

Praveen Bhasa and Shishir K. Jha, “Abetting Misgovernance in India: Historical Precedents”, in Corporate Governance Law Review, 2007, Vol. 3, No. 3, pp. 313-350.

Shishir K. Jha, “Copyrights and Copyduties – Importance of the public domain for developing countries”, in Review of Business Research, 2004, Vol. 3, No. 1.