Dr.J.Jeyaranjan, the Vice Chairman of State Planning Commission (SPC), is an economist by training.

     Born on 29th May 1960, and hailing from Illuppakkorai village in Thanjavur District of Tamil Nadu. He was awarded Ph.D by the Madras University in 1995. He was an Indian Council of Social Science Research (ICSSR) scholar at the Madras Institute of Development Studies.

     He taught undergraduate and post graduate students for five years in Puducherry during 1989 – 1994. He has completed 65 research projects and published 56 research articles in reputed journals and edited books. Jeyaranjan has presented research papers in various Universities in USA, UK, Germany and Japan.  He has also published more than 100 articles and seven books in Tamil on contemporary socio economic issues and participated in several debates as a Commentator in Tamil TV and social media channels.

List of Articles and Research Papers