Athreye, Suma

Researcher

Profile
  • Suma Athreye
    INSTITUTE:
    UNU-MERIT
    OFFICE:
    Keizer Karelplein 19, 6211 TC Maastricht, The Netherlands
    E-MAIL:
    athreye@merit.unu.edu
    PHONE:
    + 31 (0)43 388 4400

    Research Interests

    • Technology and development of the Indian economy

    Biographical Statement

    Dr. Suma Athreye joined the UNU Maastricht Economic and Social Research and Training Centre on Innovation and Technology (UNU-MERIT) in February 2008, on secondment from Brunel Business School, London, UK, where she is Reader in International Business and Strategy. At UNU-MERIT, Dr. Athreye will undertake three main strands of research related to her interests in technology and development of the Indian economy.  The first strand of work will examine the evolution of business models used by firms in the Indian software sector.  A second strand of research will compare the internationalization of  operations by Chinese and Indian firms, while the third strand of work looks at the relative impact of technology outsourcing in developing the science base of the Indian and Chinese economies.