Sangeeta Khorana

Dr Sangeeta Khorana

  • Professor of Economics
  • Executive Business Centre EB406, Bournemouth University, 89 Holdenhurst Road, Bournemouth, BH8 8EB
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Journal Articles

  • Khorana, S., Cho, J., Lee, J. and Disegna, M., 2018. Employing FAHP to de-codify the determinants of trade agreements: A case of the EU-India trade talks. Technological and Economic Development of Economy, 24 (6), 2397-2415.
  • Khorana, S., 2017. Mega‑regional trade Agreements: Costly distractions for developing countries? Journal of Economic Structures, 6-29.
  • Keshari, A., Mishra, N., Shukla, N., McGuire, S. and Khorana, S., 2017. Multiple order-up-to policy for mitigating bullwhip effect in supply chain network. Annals of operations research.
  • Khorana, S. and Narayanan, B., 2017. Modelling Effects of Tariff Liberalisation on India’s Key Export Sectors: Analysis of the EU–India Free Trade Agreement. Margin: The Journal of Applied Economic Research, 11 (1), 1-22.
  • Khorana, S. and Choukroune, L., 2016. India and the Indian Ocean region. Journal of the Indian Ocean Region, 12 (2), 122-125.
  • Khorana, S., 2016. International Trade in the Health Sector: Forgotten Frontier? Commonwealth Trade Hot Topics, 126.
  • Garcia, M. and Masselot, A., 2015. EU-Asia Free Trade Agreements as tools for social norm/legislation transfer. ASIA EUROPE JOURNAL, 13 (3), 241-252.
  • Orbie, J. and Khorana, S., 2015. Normative versus market power Europe? The EU-India trade agreement. Asia Europe Journal.
  • Khorana, S., 2015. Role Model or Institutional Spoiler?: India’s Schizophrenic Relationship with the WTO. Current Politics and Economics of South, Southeastern, and Central Asia, 23 (3-4).
  • Khorana, S., Ferguson-Boucher, K. and Kerr, W.A., 2015. Governance Issues in the EU's e-Procurement Framework. Journal of Common Market Studies, 53 (2), 292-310.
  • Khorana, S. and Asthana, A.N., 2014. EU FTA negotiations with India: The question of liberalisation of public procurement. Asia Europe Journal, 12 (3), 251-263.
  • Khorana, S. and Asthana, A.N., 2014. EU FTA negotiations with India: The question of liberalisation of public procurement. Asia Europe Journal, 1-13.
  • Khorana, S., Perdikis, N. and Kerr, W.A., 2014. Global economies of scale in the EU-India trade agreement: are they the key to a return to economic growth? Asia Europe Journal, 13 (1), 41-55.
  • Khorana, S. and Garcia, M., 2014. Procurement liberalization diffusion in EU agreements: Signalling stewardship? Journal of World Trade, 48 (3), 481-500.
  • Badri Narayanan, G. and Khorana, S., 2014. Tariff escalation, export shares and economy-wide welfare: A computable general equilibrium approach. Economic Modelling, 41, 109-118.
  • Khorana, S., Mishra, N. and Kerr, W.A., 2014. Transforming Vietnam: A quest for improved efficiency and transparency in central government procurement. Policy and politics, 42 (1), 109-129.
  • Asthana, A.N. and Khorana, S., 2013. Unlearning machine learning: The challenge of integrating research in business applications. Middle East Journal of Scientific Research, 15 (2), 266-271.
  • Khorana, S. and Garcia, M., 2013. European union-india trade negotiations: One step forward, one back? Journal of Common Market Studies, 51 (4), 684-700.
  • Mohan, S., Khorana, S. and Choudhury, H., 2013. Why Developing Countries Have Failed to Increase Their Exports of Agricultural Processed Products. Economic Affairs, 33 (1), 48-64.
  • Asthana, A.N., Mohan, S. and Khorana, S., 2012. Physics envy and natural experiments in business and economics. World Applied Sciences Journal, 20 (3), 464-469.
  • Khorana, S. and Subramanian, S., 2012. Potential accession to the WTO government procurement agreement: A case-study on India. Journal of International Economic Law, 15 (1), 287-309.
  • Khorana, S., Yeung, M.T., Kerr, W.A. and Perdikis, N., 2012. The battle over the EU'S proposed humanitarian trade preferences for Pakistan: A case study in multifaceted protectionism. Journal of World Trade, 46 (1), 33-59.
  • Khorana, S. and Perdikis, N., 2010. Eu-india free trade agreement: Deal or no deal? South Asia Economic Journal, 11 (2), 181-206.
  • Khorana, S., 2007. Do trade preferences enhance market access for developing countries' agricultural products? Evidence from Switzerland. Journal of World Trade, 41 (5), 1073-1090.


  • Navigating Uncertainty: Towards a Post-Brexit Trade and Development Agenda. Commonwealth Secretariat.
  • Khorana, S., 2017. Handbook on EU and International Trade. Edward Elgar.
  • Khorana, S., 2016. Health Trade Governance: Economic and Legal Dimensions. SPRINGER.
  • Khorana, S., Perdikis, N., Yeung, M.T. and Kerr, W.A., 2010. Bilateral trade agreements in the era of globalization: The EU and India in search of a partnership.


  • Khorana, S., 2015. The FTA: A Strategic call for India and the EU. In: Godement, F., ed. What does India Think?. Robert Bosch Stifftung, 102-107.
  • Khorana, S., 2014. Economic Dimensions of Indo-Polish Relationship: Analysis of Trade Patterns. India-Poland Relations in the 21st Century: Vistas for Future Cooperation. Vij Publishing India.
  • Cottier, T. and Khorana, S., 2012. Linkages between Freedom of Expression and Unfair Competition Rules in International Trade: The Hertel Case and Beyond. Human Rights and International Trade.


  • Khorana, S., WEBSTER, A. and Piesse, J., 2018. Female empowerment in emerging market firms. In: 45thAcademy of International Business (UK & Ireland Chapter) Annual Conference 11-14 April 2018 Birmingham.
  • Khorana, S., Curran, L. and Nadvi, K., 2017. Rising Powers, Trade Agreements and Global Governance: The EU-India FTA – a Dance without Music? In: SASE 29th Annual Conference 29 June-1 July 2017 Lyon.
  • Khorana, S. and Joshi, S., 2017. Public Procurement Liberalisation through Trade Agreements: Case Study on South Korea. In: Public Procurement: Global Revolution VIII 12-13 June 2017 Nottingham.
  • Khorana, S., 2014. Multilateral Agreements and Global Governance of International Trade. In: ETSG 22-24 September 2014 MUNICH.
  • Khorana, S., 2014. Can reciprocal tariff elimination reduce the welfare losses due to lagging labor productivity?: An Analysis of Reciprocal Preferential Trade Access between Sub-Saharan Africa and Industrialized Countries. In: GTAP 2014 8-10 June 2014 DAKAR.


PhD Students

  • Kolawole Aladesanmi
  • Onyedikachi Uwakwem

Invited Lectures

  • Keynote & Roundtable "Trade, Globalization and Development"
  • Trade Policy Options of Emerging Markets/ India, Vienna, 05 Sep 2017 more
  • Methods & tools: Value for Money in procurement, Santiago, Chile, 04 Oct 2017 more
  • Bret and UK's Supply Chain Linkages, Bournemouth, 26 Apr 2018 more


  • Public Procurement Initiative (Directorate-General for Development and Cooperation – EuropeAid, 04 Jan 2016). Awarded
  • TTIP negotiations: caught between myth and reality? (Council for Europe through CIDOB, 27 May 2015). Completed
  • Towards an Atlantic Area (European Commission, 01 Jan 2013). In Progress
  • EuropeAid/126313/C/SER/VN (European Commission, 01 Jul 2011). Completed
  • Impact Analysis of proposed EU-India FTA on Indian export sectors (Foreign and Commonwealth Office, 01 Oct 2007). Completed

External Responsibilities

Public Engagement & Outreach Activities

  • Dorset Business Growth Forum Networking Event
  • Evidence to Scottish Parliament: UK Trade Bill
  • Remodelling UK's Trade with India Post Brexit
  • Major points to discuss: Negotiating Prosperity: Consequences of Future Models of Trade with Europe What will our relationship with the European Union look like, and how will it affect UK exports?
  • Invited Panelist at XIII Annual Conference of the Inter-American Network on Government Procurement, in Session “Methods and tools to achieve Value for Money in public procurement”
  • From Rising Powers to Interdependent Futures

Conference Presentations

  • Society for the Advancement of Socio-Economics (SASE), Rising Powers, Trade Agreements and Global Governance: The EU-India FTA – a dance without music?, 29 Jun 2017, Lyon, France
  • Rising Powers and Labour Standards in Global Production, The EU-India FTA: A Dance without Music, 18 Jun 2017, MANCHESTER
  • PUBLIC PROCUREMENT: GLOBAL REVOLUTION VIII, Public Procurement Liberalisation through Trade Agreements: Case Study on South Korea, 11 Jun 2017, NOTTINGHAM
  • 24th IIOA Conference, An Evaluation of Public Procurement Import Penetration: Liberalisation Effects of Preferential Trade Agreements for South Korea, 03 Jul 2016, Seoul, Korea
  • GTAP Conference, International Trade and Health: Implications for Developing Countries, 14 Jun 2016, Washington DC


  • EUIA Conference Panel BALANCING ECONOMIC INTERESTS AND LABOUR RIGHTS IN EU EXTERNAL TRADE & INVESTMENT POLICY (I): the legal tensions between trade, labour and human rights (ID 260)

External Media and Press

Broadcast Interview

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