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Seminar on "The Pattern of Inbound FDI in India in Dirty Sectors"

Speaker: Ms. Rashmi Rastogi, SRT Fellow, Institute of Economic Growth

 

Encouraging foreign direct investment inflow has been an important development strategy for a Capital-scarce economy like India...

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Date :Apr 03,2018

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Research Methodology Workshop & Seminar For SC/ST Research Scholars on "Livelihood, Health And Well-Being Of Marginalized Groups In India", MARCH 26-30, 2018

Workshop coordinators: Amarnath Tripathi and William Joe

 

The Institute of Economic Growth (IEG) organizes research methodology workshop followed by a seminar on Livelihood, health and well-being of Marginalized Groups in India to discuss these issues, to provide the government policy inputs…

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Date :Mar 14,2018

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Seminar "Ecosystem Restoration and Livelihood" by NABARD Chair Unit of Institute of Economic Growth, Delhi during 8th and 9th March 2018

Organized by: Saudamini Das

Ecosystems provide a bunch of Supporting, Provisioning, Regulating and Cultural Services that enhance wellbeing of people…

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Date :Mar 08,2018

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Seminar on "Benefits of Contract Farming in Developing Economies: Does Contractor Type and Farm Size Matter? "

Speaker: Prof. Ashok K. Mishra, Kemper and Ethel Marley Foundation Chair, Arizona State University, Sweden

 

This study identifies CF’s impact on high-value crops (specifically, ginger and tomatoes), by contractor type (monopsonist versus cooperatives), on employment and economic outcomes of smallholders in the developing country…

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Date :Jan 05,2018

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Seminar on "Benefits of Contract Farming in Developing Economies: Does Contractor Type and Farm Size Matter? "

Speaker: Prof. Ashok K. Mishra, Kemper and Ethel Marley Foundation Chair, Arizona State University, Sweden

 

This study identifies CF’s impact on high-value crops (specifically, ginger and tomatoes), by contractor type (monopsonist versus cooperatives), on employment and economic outcomes of smallholders in the developing country…

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Date :Jan 05,2018

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Passive Learning and Incentivized Communication: A Randomized Controlled Trial in India on Adoption of Solar Lanterns.

Speaker (s): Yonas Alam, Department of Economics, University of Gothenburg, Sweden

 

New technologies are important to improve the well-being of poor communities, but many barriers prevent adoption from reaching its socially optimal level…

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Date :Dec 13,2017

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Seminar on "Can Bay of Bengal (BIMSTEC) be the next BRICS Opportunity for India?"

Speaker: Sourajit Aiyer

'Can Bay of Bengal (BIMSTEC) be the next BRICS opportunity for India?'

Session Chaired by: Prof. Pravakar Sahoo

Date :Nov 03,2017

Seminar on "FASAL: Econometric Model and its Applications"

Speaker (s): Prof. Nilabja Ghosh and Mr. Yogesh Chandra Bhatt, Institute of Economic Growth

 

Making estimates of crop production has been a historical practice in India but the system vastly improved after independence to keep up with policy needs of the FYP and the active food administration policy…

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Date :Oct 10,2017

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Seminar on "Will India and its states achieve Sustainable Development Goal 3? : Role of National Health Mission"

Speaker (s): Dr. Suresh Sharma and Ms. Anupama George

 

The Millennium Development Goals which were initiated in 2000 also played an important role in streamlining efforts to reduce child mortality…

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Date :Sep 28,2017

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Seminar on Tourists' Willingness to Pay for Restoration of Traditional Agro-Forest Ecosystems Providing Biodiversity: Evidence from India

Speaker: Dr. Kavita Sardana, Assistant Professor, Department of Policy Studies, TERI University

 

Conservation of existing remnants of tropical forests outside protected areas remains a major challenge because of developmental pressures…

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Date :Sep 14,2017

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Seminar on "Fiscal Scenario in Punjab: Past Trends, Future Prospects and Challenges" on 7 September, 2017

Basanta Kumar Pradhan, “Fiscal Scenario in Punjab: Past Trends, Future Prospects and Challenges" on 7 September, 2017 at IEG.

 

Date :Sep 07,2017

Seminar on:- "Impact of Trade, Industrial Dissimilarity and FDI on the Business Cycle Synchronization of Euro-Zone Economies: Evidences from EC3SLS Panel Data Technique."

Speaker: Dr. Md. Hussain Kunroo, Central University of Rajasthan, Ajmer

 

This paper uses simultaneous equations error component three-stage least squares (EC3SLS) panel data technique to find out both the direct as well as the indirect impact of trade, industrial dissimilarity and FDI on the business cycle synchronisation of Euro-zone economies…

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Date :Aug 29,2017

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Seminar on "Inflationary Impact of Mandatory Food Fortification in India: Evidences from Major Food Items."

Speaker: Dr. Amarnath Tripathi, Institute of Economic Growth

 

Fortification being one of the most cost effective strategies to improve the nutritional quotient of the population, the government of India has been contemplating the inclusion of fortified foods in the safety net programmes…

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Date :Aug 10,2017

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Seminar on "Collective Efforts of People to Reduce Natural Disasters: A Study of the Sundarban Islands."

Speaker: Dr. Mohan Kumar Bera, SRT Fellow, Institute of Economic Growth

 

People from chronic flood-affected areas in the Sundarban islands do not immediately leave the place because they are aware of the difficulties faced by their neighbours, friends, and relatives who have become environmental refugees…

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Date :Jul 12,2017

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Impact of Trade, Industrial Dissimilarity and FDI on the Business Cycle Synchronization of Euro-Zone Economies: Evidences from EC3SLS Panel Data Technique

Speaker: Dr. Md. Hussain Kunroo, Central University of Rajasthan, Ajmer

 

This paper uses simultaneous equations error component three-stage least squares (EC3SLS) panel data technique to find out both the direct as well as the indirect impact of trade, industrial dissimilarity and FDI on the business cycle synchronisation of Euro-zone economies…

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Date :Apr 07,2017

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International Seminar on "Best Practices and Trends in Global Libraries"

International Seminar on “Best Practices and Trends in Global Libraries”, organized by Society for Library Professionals, (5 April 2017 at IEG).

Date :Apr 05,2017

Seminar on "How to Avoid Thinking About Inequality: Some Results from a Case Study on the New 'Middle Class'"

Speaker: Dr. Andreas Pettenkofer, University of Erfurt  

 

There is a widespread hope that the growth of the ‘middle classes’ will produce more egalitarian, more fully democratic political orders…

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Date :Mar 24,2017

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Seminar on "Evaluation of Market Intervention Scheme (MIS)"

Speaker: Prof. Brajesh Jha, Institute of Economic Growth

 

In India price support remains important, even in an open economy…

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Date :Mar 14,2017

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Seminar on "Risk Perceptions and Actions to Reduce the Impacts of Floods in the Czech Republic"

Speaker: Dr. Mohan Kumar Bera, SRT Fellow, Institute of Economic Growth

 

The increasing impacts of floods in the late twentieth century have led to the questioning of the relevance of conventional solutions of disaster risk reduction in the Czech Republic…

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Date :Mar 14,2017

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Seminar: Buying Support at the UNFCCC: The Strategic Use of Climate Aid

Speaker: Professor Katharina Michaelowa, University of Zurich

 

The relationship between aid and voting in the UN agencies has been well documented in the aid literature…

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Date :Jan 30,2017

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Seminar : Watershed Policy and Pollution Abatement Cost

Speaker: Prof. Paul J. Thomassin, McGill University

 

The Chaudiere Watershed has one of the highest concentrations of animal production in Quebec and nearly two-thirds of its land is under crop production…

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Date :Dec 23,2016

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Seminar: Does Crop Insurance Affect Pesticide Use?

Speaker: Dr. Thiagu Ranganathan, Institute of Economic Growth, Dr. Imdadul Haldar and Dr. Sarthak Gaurav

 

This paper analyses the impact of purchasing a crop insurance on pesticide use…

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Date :Oct 13,2016

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Seminar "Antibiotic Treatment for Short Term Morbidity in India".

Speaker: Dr. Thiagu Ranganathan, Institute of Economic Growth

 

This paper estimates the proportion of patients receiving antibiotic treatment for short term morbidity in India using a nationally representative survey data…

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Date :Aug 30,2016

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Seminar "Hybrid Crops, Income and Food Security of Smallholder Families: Empirical Evidence from Poor States of India"

Speaker: Dr. Amarnath Tripathi, Institute of Economic Growth, University of Delhi

 

This study investigates the impact of the adoption of hybrid crops (rice and maize) on the income and food security of smallholder farm households in two of India’s poorest states (Bihar and Uttar Pradesh)…

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Date :Jul 19,2016

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Zero-tillage for Sustainable Wheat Intensification in the Eastern Indo-Gangetic Plains: Technology, Performance, Outscaling and Adoption

Speaker: Dr. Alwein Keil, Senior Agricultural Economist, International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center

 

The Cereal systems Initiative for South Asia (CSISA) aims to sustainably enhance the productivity of cereal-based cropping systems, especially in the eastern IndoGangetic Plains…

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Date :Jun 30,2016

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