In addition to the research studies undertaken by the three Research Centres, the Institute has emerged as a premier agency for socio-economic research and independent evaluation projects sponsored by state/central government agencies, the Indian corporate sector, international agencies and the NGO sector.
Some of the major research/evaluation studies undertaken by the Institute during the past three years include:
"The Development Paradox: A Study of Tribal Villages in Thane District of Maharashtrasponsored by Union Ministry of Tribal Affairs, New Delhi.
"A study on Exchange Rate Volatility and Corporate Default", sponsored by Reserve Bank of India.
"A Study on Transmission of Monetary Policy under Different Regimens of Interest Rates in Banking".
Evaluation of Works (Minor Irrigation Scheme) under District Planning Committee, Pune and Ahamadnagar, Govt. of Maharashtra, District Planning Committee, Pune & Ahmednagar, Govt. of Maharashtra
"History of Gokhale Institute of Politics & Economics,"
Evaluation of Development Plan for Dehu, Alandi, Pandharpur, Newasa and other sites, Directorate of Economics and Statistics, Govt. of Maharashtra
Integrated Watershed Development Programme, Directorate of Economics and Statistics, Govt. of Maharashtra
Programme on Climate Resilient Agriculture – World Bank
Use of Technology for Crop Yield Measurement – Pilot Project to be sponsored by General Insurance Council
Maharashtra-Karnataka Border Dispute Area, sponsored by Maharashtra Ekikaran Samiti
“Evaluation of Works under District Planning Committee”, Rajas K. Parchure, District Planning Committees, Pune and Ahmednagar
“Vetting of the Financial Proposal of MSW Processing Project at Nagpur”, Rajas K. Parchure, Nagpur Municipal Corporation, September 2015.
“Strengthening Growth Monitoring and Promotion through the Integrated Child Development Services in Maharashtra”, Anjali Radkar, Sulabaha Parasuraman and Jai Ghanekar, UNICEF, December 2015.
“Exploring Trust in the Indian Health System”, Sumit Kane, Michel Calnan and Anjali Radkar, sponsored by Royal Tropical Institute (KIT), the Netherlands, May 2015.
“Seasonal Migration in Maharashtra: A Temporal Analysis (Special Reference to Sugarcane Cutter Migrants in Maharashtra”, Anurag Asawa, Janarth, March 2016.
“Making of a Model District Development Plan from Desh Bandhu and Manju Gupta Foundation’s (DBMGF’s) ‘Change India Program’ for District Dhule”, Samar K. Datta, Rahul Nilakantan and Mukut Roy Chaudhury, sponsored by Desh Bandhu and Manju Gupta Foundation, July 2015
“A Study of Nexus between Electronic Based Payments in Banking and Inflation”, Kalluru Siva Reddy and K. D. Raj
“A Study of Financial Inclusion in United Andhra Pradesh”, Kalluru Siva Reddy
“Capital Flows, Exchange Rate Volatility and Financial Stability”, Rajas Parchure, Kalluru Siva Reddy, Lalitagauri Kulkarni, Rajan Goyal and Rajeev Jain, Reserve Bank of India, May 2016
“Quality Verification of Minor Irrigation Works (KTW and CNB) under the District Annual Schemes, Pune”, D. B. Kajale, District Collector Pune, Government of Maharashtra
“Socio-Economic Inclusion of Particularly Vulnerable Tribal Groups (PVTG) in Kerala: A Case Study of Malai Pandaram Community”, Abhilash T., ICSSR
"Quality Evaluation of Road Projects under the District Planning Committee (DPC), Pune, Maharashtra, India" sponsored by Government of Maharashtra, 2015.
"Quality Evaluation of Veterinary Hospital Project under the District Planning Committee (DPC), Pune, Maharashtra, India" sponsored by Government of Maharashtra, 2015.
"Medium and Long-term Farm Impact of Debt Waiver and Relief Scheme", sponsored by NABARD.
"Preparation of Pre-Feasibility Report for Nira-Deoghar Irrigation Project Taluka: Bhor, District: Pune; Through A Uniquely Designed Public - Private Partnership [PPP] Model", sponsored by MKVDC, Maharashtra.
"Socio-Economic Issues in Maharashtra", sponsored by Life and General Associates.
"Female Domestic Workers and Socio-Economic Inclusion", sponsored by ICSSR.
"Impact of Developmental Schemes on the Underprivileged Sections of the Society in Maharashtra State", sponsored by the UGC, New Delhi.
"Jalna-vision 2032", sponsored by Government of Maharashtra, District Planning Committee, Jalna.
"Block Profile: Human Development Indicators", sponsored by YASHADA, September 2014.
"Study on Costs and Benefits of Cost audit Mechanism" Lalitagauri Kulkarni, sponsored by The Institute of Cost and Works Accountants of India, March 2014
"Study on Capital Flows, Exchange RateVolatility and Financial Sector Stability",Rajas K. Parchure and Lalitagauri Kulkarni,ponsored by Reserve Bank of India.2. "Credit Risk Modelling and Validation of a
major public sector bank in India", Rajas K.Parchure and Lalitagauri Kulkarni,sponsored by Deloitte.
"The Contribution of the TATA Group tothe Indian Economy", sponsored by Reserve Bank of India.
"Consolidated Report on Impact Assessmentof the Implementation of the RevivalPackage for Short Term Co-operative CreditStructure (STCCS) in States of India(Maharashtra, Bihar, Andhra Pradesh, TamilNadu)", Sponsored by NABARD.
"Study on Benefits and Costs of Audit Mechanism", sponsored by ICWAI.
"Regional Growth Strategies for the Rest of Maharashtra", sponsored by Government ofMaharashtra.
"Reversing Son Preference: Study of Contributory Factors", sponsored by UNFPA.
Impact Assessment of the Implementation of the Revival Package for Short-Term Co-operative Credit Structure (STCCS) in Maharashtra, NABARD
Impact Assessment of the Implementation of the Revival Package for Short-Term Co-operative Credit Structure (STCCS) in Tamil Nadu, NABARD
Impact Assessment of the Implementation of the Revival Package for Short-Term Co-operative Credit Structure (STCCS) in Andhra Pradesh, NABARD
Impact Assessment of the Implementation of the Revival Package for Short-Term Co-operative Credit Structure (STCCS) in Karnataka, NABARD
Impact Assessment of the Implementation of the Revival Package for Short -Term Co-operative Credit Structure (STCCS) in Bihar, NABARD
Innovative Financing for Agriculture and Food Value Chains in India - A Review, International Food Policy Research Institute, New Delhi
An Evaluation of NBCFDC Schemes in the State of Gujarat, National Backward Classes Finance & Development Corporation (Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment,)
Customer Feedback of SMERA Ratings, Small and Medium Enterprises Rating Agency (SMERA)
Assessment of Biogas Availability for Biomass Power Generation in Maharashtra, Maharashtra Energy Development Corporation
"Assessing Biomass Availability and its Procurement Price in Maharashtra", Maharashtra Energy Development Agency