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Modwel, Suman Ph.D.

Dr. Suman Modwel, PhD, Institut d’Etudes Politiques, (Sciences-Po), Paris,”habilitation nationale” is the Emeritus Professor of Business Policy at the Ecole des Ponts Business School, Paris. Formerly in the Indian Administrative Service of India where he participated in the development process of his country both at the district and national policy making levels, especially in the international trade policy area as Director General of the Indian Institute of Foreign Trade and as Chairman of a 50, 000 employee public sector textile conglomerate. Prior and subsequent research and publications focus on international economics and trade. His responsibilities include teaching international economics, strategic marketing and trade policy. He has published more than 30 diverse books, papers, cases and articles in these areas.. In addition to managing the Master’s thesis process, Modwel has supervised hundreds of Master’s theses and final professional projects for MBA and E-­‐MBA programs in France, Morocco, China, India, and Argentina.

Dr. Modwel is attached to the Groupe d’Economie Mondial at Sciences Po, Paris as a researcher and a doctoral supervisor. He is a visiting professor at the EHTP-­‐Ponts MBA at École Hassania, Casablanca, at Tongji-­‐Ponts SIMBA at Tongji University, Shanghai, and was visiting professor at IIT, New Delhi (2003-­‐2010). He is a member of the Conseil de Surveillance of MIB Développement, the governing body of the École des Ponts Business School.

  • Career Advancement Project (CAPSTONE)
  • Markstrat (Strategic Marketing) Simulation

Research Interests:

Trade Policy, Productivity and Competitiveness Issues in International Business


Most Recent

  • Modwel, S. & Singh, S. 2012.  EU-India FTA Negotiations: Leading to an Agreement Or Disagreement? Sciences-Po, Paris, Policy Brief.
  • ​Modwel, S./ Bansidhar,  2010. The Indian small and marginal farmer:  A tale of two villages. Paris: GEM/ Sci Po.
  • Modwel, S./Jelassi, T. 2009. Productivity of India’s outsourcing sector: Business-based evidence.  Paris: GEM/ Sci Po.
  • Modwel, S. 2008. L’agriculture indienne: Rayonnement di face a l’OMC. CNRS: Paris.

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