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Seminar on "Doing it Right: Conceptions and Material Arrangements of Honesty and Compliance in e-waste Recycling"

Speaker: Julia Perczel

This seminar talk will ask the question, what it means to do it right when dealing with electronic discards. I spent the previous nine months on fieldwork, seeking for an answer to this question...

 

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Date :Nov 01,2019

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Seminar on "Health Awareness and the Transition Towards Clean Cooking Fuels: Evidence from Rajasthan, India"

Speaker: Prof. Purnamita Dasgupta

Available estimates from the WHO suggest that the health costs of cooking with simple stoves burning solid biomass like wood, dung or agricultural residues could be high in...

 

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Date :Oct 18,2019

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Seminar on "Labour Market Flexibility in Indian Industry A Critical Survey of the Literature"

Speaker: Professor Aditya Bhattacharjea

This paper updates, expands and reinforces my earlier critical reviews (Bhattacharjea 2006 and 2009) of the growing literature on the relationship between...

 

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Date :Aug 19,2019

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Seminar on "G20's Effectiveness in Turbulent and Normal Times"

Speaker: Professor Renu Kohli and Professor Pravakar Sahoo

This paper examines the G20’s effectiveness in turbulent as opposed to normal times. The forum’s 2008-09 performance remains unparalleled as consensus...

 

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Date :Aug 19,2019

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Seminar on "A Latent Class Approach for Alleviating Ad hoc Truncation and Homogeneous Preferences: An Application to the On-site Recreational Model"

Speaker: Dr. Kavita Sardana

In this paper, we estimate a recreational demand model for George Washington-Jefferson (GW-J) National Forest, Virginia, USA, using an on-site latent class...

 

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Date :Aug 13,2019

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Seminar on "What's the beef with beef? The Persistent Health Effects of Cattle Slaughter Bans in India”

Speaker: Dr. Aparajita Dasgupta

This paper uses the state-level rollout of cattle slaughter bans in India as a natural experiment in beef availability around birth and its effects on...

 

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Date :Aug 09,2019

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Seminar on "The Role of Historical Resource Scarcity in Modern Gender Inequality"

Speaker: Dr. Chandan K Jha

We propose that historical resource scarcity played a role in the evolution and/or strengthening of gender norms inimical to women, cultures that...

 

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Date :Jul 30,2019

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Seminar on "Technologies of Development and the Global Cold War in India"

Speaker: Dr. Michael Homberg

In the postwar decades, modernization approaches gained particular importannce. These approaches were baised on a traid of economic growth...

 

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Date :Jul 22,2019

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Seminar on "Silver Spoons and the Leisure Class: Strategic Complementarily and Substitutability in Networks"

Speaker: Dr. Sudipta Sarangi

This paper examines the formation of one network G (the professional network), when connections in a second network H (social network) are...

 

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Date :Jul 16,2019

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Seminar on "Technologies of Development and the Global Cold War in India"

Speaker: Dr. Michael Homberg

In the postwar decades, modernization approaches gained particular importannce. These approaches were baised on a traid of economic growth...

 

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Date :Jul 12,2019

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Seminar on "On Writing a Population History in India"

Speaker: Prof. Tim Dyson

TA Population History of India provides characteristics of India's population stretching from when hunter-gatherer Homo sapiens first arrived in the...

 

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Date :Jun 11,2019

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Seminar on "Does Economic Growth Influence Public Expenditure in Low Income States in India"

Speaker: Rashmi Rastogi

This study examines whether economic growth influence public expenditure in the panel of low income states in India. We consider the components...

 

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Date :Apr 24,2019

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Seminar on "From Developmentalism to Neoliberalism: A Comparative Analysis of Brazil and India" by Dr. Rahul Abhijit Sirohi, April 11, 2019

 

Date :Apr 04,2019

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Seminar on "On Measuring Vulnerability" by Professor Ajit Mishra

Date :Mar 25,2019

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Seminar on "The Demand for Money and Financial Innovation: An Empirical Verification in India"

Speaker: Masudul Hasan Adil

Traditional money demand functions have been usually criticised due to persistent over prediction, implausible parameter estimates, highly serially correlated errors and...

 

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Date :Jan 08,2019

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Seminar on "How Has Globalization Affected the Economic Growth, Structural Change and Poverty Reduction Linkages?: Insights from International Comparisons"

Speaker: Dr. Aradhna Aggarwal

This paper examines the economic growth, structural change and poverty reduction linkages across 147 countries of the world during...

 

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Date :Dec 07,2018

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Seminar on "The Rich, the Poor and the Middle Class in India: Re-engaging with Measurement for (All) Practical Purposes" on December 07, 2018

Speaker: Mohan Kumar Bera

Measurement of poverty and identification of the poor is not only necessary for assessment of socioeconomic progress but has been...

 

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Date :Dec 03,2018

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Seminar on "River Erosion Induced Migration in the Indian Sundarban: A Case Study of Involuntary Spatial Movement" on November 29, 2018

Speaker: Mohan Kumar Bera

Rapid river erosion in the Sundarban islands directly affects the embankment and increases the frequency of flooding. Earthen embankments have been...

 

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Date :Nov 20,2018

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Seminar on "Fiscal Sustainability of States in India: Evidence of Fiscal Fatigue" on October 18, 2018

 

Date :Oct 15,2018

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Seminar on "Entropy Law and Social Dimension of Economic Growth" on 4th October, 2018 at 3:30 p.m. in the A.M. Khusro Room

 

Date :Sep 13,2018

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Seminar on Rainfall Extremes and Flood in Kerala, 30 August, 2018

Speaker: Dr. Mrutyunjay Mohapatra

India experiences devastating floods of various nature like riverine floods, urban floods and flash floods due to heavy rainfall, especially...

 

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Date :Aug 24,2018

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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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