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Seminars Series

Seminars (From 1998-99 to 2013-14)

  • Dr. Thiagu Ranganathan, “Demand for Price Insurance among Farmers in India: A Choice Experiment Based Approach”, ( 9 May, 2014).
  • Dr. Gregory R. Ortiz, "Delhi's Young Aam Aadmi: The Political and Social Work of Young Middle Class Activities", (25 April, 2014).
  • Ms. Yuge Ma, "China - India in Comparison perspectiva of low carbon regulation", (15 April, 2014).
  • Dr. Hayden Kantor, Cornell University, "Feeding the Family: Food Dynamics in a Rural Bihari Joint Family" (24 Feburary, 2014).
  • Dr. Forrest Fleischman, "Understanding the Influences on Decision-Making by Indian Foresters" (14 February, 2014).
  • Dr. Prasenjit Banerjee, University of Manchester, "Experimental Methods and Behavioral Experiments Used in Resources and Environmental Economics" (24 January, 2014).
  • Dr. Kheswar Janki, "Economic Management and Employment Strategies: The Case of Mauritius" (18 December, 2013).
  • Dr. Lakshmi K. Raut, SSA, Washington DC and Dr. James J. Heckman,"Intergenerational Long Term Effects of Preschool - Structural Estimates from a Discrete Dynamic Programming Model", (11 December, 2013).
  • Dr. Saudamini Das, "Climate change and labour supply adjustment in low income households: Evidence on urban workers in more weather exposed occupations" (28 November, 2013).
  • Dr. Annemie Maertens, University of Pittsberg, USA, "Why Farmers sometimes Love Risks: Evidence from India" (26 November, 2013).
  • Dr. Jane Dyson, University of Oxford "The Go-between: Interstitial Generations and Social Development in the Indian Himalayas" (21 October, 2013).
  • Prof. Bishwanath Goldar, Prof. Basanta K. Pradhan and Akhilesh K. Sharma, IEG, Delhi, “Elasticity of Substitution between Capital and Labour in Major Sectors of the Indian Economy” (4 October, 2013).
  • Prof. Peter Lloyd-Sherlock, School of International Development, University of East Anglia, United Kingdom and Dr. Sutapa Agrawal, Public Health Foundation of India (PHFI) New Delhi, "Old Age, Social Protection and Health in Low and Middle Income Countries" (27 September, 2013).
  • Dr. A Vapel, Junior Consultant, IEG, Delhi & Dr. M RamachandranProfessor and Head, Department of Economics, Pondicherry, Puducherry ,"The Reserve Bank of India’s Reaction to Exchange Rate Variation: A Time Varying Parametric Approach" (13 September, 2013).
  • Dr. Seema Sangita, IEG, "India and Central Asia: Trade Prospects" (16 August, 2013).
  • Dr. Nimai Das, TTI Fellow, IEG "Subnational Level Fiscal Health in India: Stability and Sustainability Implications" (31 July, 2013).
  • Dr. Devesh Vijay, SRT Fellow, IEG "Work, Labor and Employment: Snippets from Dhantala, and Aradhaknagar,Circ a 1930-2010" (19 July, 2013).
  • Dr. Bimal Kishore Sahoo, Assistant Professor, IEG, "Total Factor Productivity of the Software Industry in India" (12 July, 2013).
  • Dr. Srijit Mishra, Associate Professor, Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research (IGIDR), Mumbai, "Decomposing Poverty Change: Deciphering Absolute Change in Population and Beyond" (8 July, 2013).
  • Dr. Somnath Ghosal, Assistant Professor, Centre for Studies in Social Sciences, Calcutta, "Exploring Entrepreneurial Opportunities for Afforestation" (3 July, 2013).
  • Dr. Arjuna Vapel, IEG and Dr. M. Ramachandran‘Does Exchange Rate Intervention Contain Exchange Rate Volatility?’ (14 May, 2013).
  • Dr. Reetika Khera, TTI Señor Research Fellow, IEG, ‘Democratic Politics and Legal Rights: Employment Guarantee and Food Seciruty in India’ (13 May, 2013).
  • Dr. Devesh Vijay, SRT Senior Research Fellow, Institute of Economic Growth, ‘Poverty, Professions and Population: Trends over Seven Decades in a Village and a Slum Near Delhi’ (10 May, 2013).
  • Dr. Nandita Saikia, Assistant Professor, Institute of Economic Growth andMr. Canhdrasekhar, Ph.D Scholar International Institute for Population Sciences, Mumbai, ‘Sub National Variation in Neonatal Mortality in India during 1970-2010’ (26 April, 2013).
  • Dr. David Martin, Fulbright-Nehru Research Scholar, Institute of Economic Growth and Professor of Economics Davidson College, Davidson, NC USA,“‘Noah Revisits Biopersity Protection Prioritization’ and ‘Biopersity Prioritization and Gender’” (18 April, 2013).
  • Dr. Kazuki Minato'The Burden of Public Inaction: Agrarian Impasse in Growing Bihar’, (12 April, 2013).
  • Dr. Hiyoruki Taguchi, ‘Frontier of Mekong Economy and its Connectivity with India’, (5 April, 2013).
  • Dr. Reetika Khera, Senior Fellow, Institute of Economic Growth ,‘Empirical Evidence on Cash Transfers and In-Kind Transfers from India’, (22 March, 2013).
  • Prof. Ala Szczepura, University of Warwick, UK., ‘Health Economics & New Point-of-Care Tests for Infection’, (25 February, 2013).
  • Dr. Preeti Sampat, Ph.D candidate, City University of New Cork, The Goan Impasse’: Resistance to SEZs and Land Rights in Goa’ (18 January, 2013).
  • Dr. Nanditia Saikia (IEG) and Dr. Vladimir Canudas-Romo, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, USA, 'Mortality in India during 1970-2006: The Role of Causes of Death in Explaining the Female-Male Mortality Gap’ (7 December, 2012).
  • Dr. Vladimir Canudas-Romo, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, USA, ‘Nordic Gap in Cohort Survival’ (7 December, 2012).
  • Dr. Dibyendu Maiti, Associate Professor, School of Economics, Faculty of Business and Economics, The University of the South Pacific, Laucala Campus, Suva, Fiji, Islnds, ‘Market Imperfections, Trade and Total Factor Productivity Growth: Theory and Practices from India’, (3 December, 2012).
  • Dr. Patrick Leoni, Professor of Finance, Euromed Management , France,‘Can Patent Duration Hinder Medical Innovation for Neglected Diseases?’ (27 November, 2012).
  • Dr. Jyoti Vig (IEG), ‘Role of Tradable Services in Structural Transformation of the Indian Economy’ (14 September, 2012).
  • Prof. Basanta K. Pradhan (IEG), co-authors M.R. Saluja, India Development Foundation (IDF), Gurgaon and Akhilesh K. Sharma (IEG), ‘A Social Accounting Matrix for India, 2007-08’ (7 September, 2012).
  • Kuladhar Saikia, Additional Director General of Police, Assam, ‘Witch Hunting: the Unarticulated Stories of Rights Violations’ (24 August, 2012).
  • Dr. Shalini Grover [paper co-authored with Vegard Iversen (Jindal Global University)] Senior Research Fellow in Social Anthropology/Sociology, ICSSR Grant Holder, Institute of Economic Growth (IEG), ‘Expatriate and Indian employer-employee relations in New Delhi; ‘Ayahs,’ ‘Maids,’ and ‘Nannies’ in a Globalizing Economy’ (9 August, 2012).
  • Dr. Sanhita Sucharita, Sir Ratan Tata Post Doctoral Fellow, Institute of Economic Growth, Role of Fiscal Responsibility and Budget Management Act in Restoring Fiscal Balance in India (3 August, 2012).
  • Dr. Suresh Sharma, Institute of Economic Growth, What Do Indian Muslim Women Know of Contraception? Examining the Counterintuitiveand Dr. Nandita Saikia, Institute of Economic Growth (paper co-authored with Dr. Abhishek Singh and Professor Faujdar Ram), Adult Male Mortality in India: An Application of the Widowhood Method (14 May, 2012).
  • Dr. Zakir Husain, Institute of Economic Growth, Modern Contraceptive Use among Illiterate Women in India: Does Proximate Illiteracy Matter? This paper is co-authored with Mousumi Dutta, Economics Department, Presidency University and Sriparna Ghosh, Indian Institute of Management Bangalore (27 April, 2012).
  • Dr. Seema Arora-Jonson, Department of Urban and rural Development, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Uppsala, Sweden, 'Discordant Connections: Gender and Grassroots Activism in Villages in India and Sweden' (10 April, 2012).
  • Dr. Brockington, University of Manchester, The Work of Celebrity in International Development: The Production and Performance of Authenticity (4 April, 2012).
  • Dr. G. Ananda Vapelu, IEG: ‘Does Participatory Development Mean Legitimisation of Cooption Mechanisms? Evidence from Karnataka Watershed Development Agency, India’, (25 March, 2011).
  • Dr. Paul Seabright, Professor of Economics, Toulouse School of Economics, France: ‘Gender and the Formation of Social Networks’, (22 February, 2011).
  • Dr. Arijita Dutta, Department of Economics, University of Calcutta,‘National Rural Health Mission in West Bengal: A Gram Panchayat based Evaluation’, (8 December, 2010).
  • Dr. Monica Das Gupta, Development Research Group, World Bank, Washington DC: ‘Public Health in India: Lessons from Tamil Nadu’, (12 November, 2010).
  • Dr. Arne Melchior, Senior Research Fellow, Norwegian Institute of International Affairs, Oslo, Norway: ‘Globalisation, Domestic Market Integration, and the Regional Disparities of India’, (10 November, 2010).
  • Dr. Dibyendu Maiti, IEG: ‘Foreign Competition, Bi-sourcing and Union Wage Share’, (29 September, 2010).
  • Ms. Rohini Chaturvedi, Ph.D. scholar, Department of Geography, University of Cambridge, U.K.: ‘The Forest (Conservation) Act, 1980: Centre-States Negotiations in Indian Forest Policy Making’, (24 September, 2010).
  • Professor Clive Bell, University of Heidelberg, Germany: ‘Estimating the Social Profitability of PMGSY: A Bumpy Rides’, (10 September, 2010).
  • Dr. Zakir Husain, IEG: ‘Does Gender Disparity Decline at Higher Levels of Education? Evidence from NSS 61st Round’, (27 August, 2010).
  • Professor Kunal Sen, IDPM, School of Environment and Development, University of Manchester, U.K.: ‘Do Effective State-Business Relations Matter for Economic Growth? Evidence from Indian States’, (13 August, 2010).
  • Mr. Tushar Agarwal, Research Scholar, Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research, Mumbai: ‘Returns to Education and Labour Market Discrimination in India: An Examination’, (30 July, 2010).
  • Dr. G. Ananda Vapelu, Assistant Professor, IEG: ‘Evolution of Property Rights Regimes in the Groundwater Economy of India – Constraints on Moving Towards a Common Property Regime’, (30 April, 2010).
  • Dr. John Wilkinson, Associate Professor in Economic Sociology and Agrofood Systems, Graduate Centre for Development Agriculture and Society (CDPA/DDAS), Rural Federal University, Rio de Janeiro (UFRRJ), Brazil: ‘New Dynamics of the Large Agricultural Commodity Markets’, (13 April, 2010).
  • Sushmita Chatterjee, Ph.D. Scholar, Delhi School of Economics, University of Delhi, ‘Examining the Interlinkages between Production, Consumption and Exports of Tea in India’, (March 12, 2010).
  • Dr. P.N. (Raja) Junankar, Emeritus Professor, University of Western Sydney and Professorial Visiting Fellow, School of Economics, University of New South Wales and Research Fellow IZA, Forschungsinstiut zur Zukunft der Arbeit, IZA, Institute for the Study of Labour, ‘The Global Financial Crisis: The Victims of the Recession’, (February 3, 2010).
  • Debajit Jha, Ph.D. Scholar, IEG (Co-authors: Dr. Sabyasaci Kar and Dr. Alpana Kateja)‘Distribution Dynamics of States in Post Reform India’,(December 11, 2009).
  • Dr. Devesh Vijay, Reader in History, Zakir Hussain College, University of Delhi, Delhi, ‘Stratification amidst Poverty: An Investigation into Occupations and Incomes inside a Delhi Slum’, (December 4, 2009).
  • Dr. Manoranjan Pattanayak, Economist, CRISIL Centre for Economic Research, ‘Strategic Ownership, Business Groups and Firm Value in India’, (October 14, 2009).
  • Dr. Parmod Kumar, Professor and Head, Agricultural Development and Rural Transformation Centre (ADRTC), Institute for Social and Economic Change (ISEC), Bangalore, ‘Assessment of Supply—Demand Balances of Foodgrains and other Items over the Medium Term Future’, (October 14, 2009).
  • Dr. Sohini Paul, Post Doctoral Research Fellow, Sauder School of Business, University of British Columbia, Canada, ‘The Effects of a Nutrient based-tax Scheme’, (October 9, 2009).
  • Dr. Ashish Taru Deb, Sir Ratan Tata Fellow, IEG, ‘Corporate Governance in Private Banking Industry in India: Some Initial Studies’, (September 18, 2009).
  • Dr. Richa Kumar, MIT, ‘Making Good Farmers: Development and the Yellow Revolution in Malwa’, (September 10, 2009).
  • IEG and Centre for Studies in Social Sciences, Calcutta, ‘The Informal Sector in South Asia: Organizational Dynamics, Institutional Determinants, Interlink Ages’, (July 27–28, 2009).
  • Pulapre Balakrishnan, Professor, Nehru Memorial Museum and Library,‘The Growth Transition Circa 1980: An Explanation’, (July 10, 2009).
  • Dr. Dibyendu Maiti, IEG, and Prof. Sugata Marjit, Director, Centre for Studies in Social Sciences, Kolkatta, ‘Regional Openness, Income Growth and Disparity across Major Indian States during 1980-2005’, (April 16, 2009).
  • Dr. Marcelo Medeiros, Visiting Professor,Institute of Human Development, Delhi and Senior Researcher, Brazilian Institute of Applied Economic Research: 'The Evolution of Income Inequality and its Determinants in Brazil', (20 March, 2009).
  • Mr. Devender Pratap, ICSSR Doctoral Fellow, lEG: 'Trade Policy and Resource Allocation in Indian Economy: An Illustrative Exposition with an Economy-wide Model', (27 February, 2009).
  • Dr. Prakash Kashwan, CSIPA, USA: 'Forests in Flux: Effect of Political Mobilization and Local Institutions on Implementation of Participatory Policy Reforms in India', (20 February, 2009).
  • Prof. B.N. Goldar, lEG: 'Trade Liberalization and Labour Demand Elasticity in Indian Manufacturing', (6 February, 2009).
  • Dr. Saudamini Das, Ph.D Scholar, IEG: 'Addressing Coastal Vulnerability at the Village Level: The Role of Socio-Economic and Physical Factors', (14 November, 2008).
  • Dr. Brajesh Jha, IEG: 'Agriculture persification inIndia: Trends, Determinants, Implications and Policy Options', (23 October, 2008).
  • Dr. Chetan Ghate, Indian Statistical Institute, Delhi: 'The V-Factor: Distribution Timing and Correlates of the Great Indian Growth Turnaround', (12 September, 2008).
  • Dr. Seema Joshi, Sir Ratan Tata Fellow, IEG: 'Can IT and ITES be an Engine of Growth? An Empirical Analysis', (18 July, 2008).
  • Dr. S.N. Singh, Consultant, Trade and Environment pision, Ministry of Environment and Forestry, New Delhi: 'GATT and Negotiations on Services: Opportunities and Constraints for Trade in Environmental Goods and Services in India', (25 April, 2008).
  • Dr. N. Mrinalini, Senior Scientist, National Institute of Science Technology and Development Studies, New Delhi: "Foreign R&D Centres in India: Is there any positive impact?" ( 14 March , 2008).
  • Dr. C.S.C. Sekhar, Associate Professor, IEG: "Determinants of State Fragility -A Cross Country Analysis (7 March, 2008).
  • Dr. Nilabja Ghosh and Mr. S.S. Yadav, IEG: "Effects ofCrop Insurance on Agriculture: Reviewing India's Nais" (1 February, 2008).
  • Dr. Soma Bhattacharya, Consultant, Environment pision, World Bank, Washington, DC: "The Value of Mortality Risk Reductions in Delhi, India"(28 December, 2007).
  • Dr. Toke Aidt, Senior Lecturer, Faculty of Economics, University of Cambridge, Advisor to the World Bank, Human Development Network:"Provision of Public Goods in a Rate Payer Democracy" (24 December, 2007).
  • Dr. Michael Walton, Centre for Policy Researach and Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University: "Inequality and the Growth Process: Do International Experiences Carry Lessons for India?" (14 September, 2007).
  • Dr. Shalini Grover, SRT Fellow, IEG: "Revisiting Debates on North Indian Kinship:Lived Experiences of Marriage and Kinship Support Amongst Working Class Women in New Delhi" (24 August, 2007).
  • Dr. Gita Chadha, Associate Professor,. Russell Square International College, Mumbai: Fingerprints and Erasures: "Mapping the Creative Process in Science" (17 August, 2007).
  • Professor Ruth S. DeFries, Department of Geography, University of Maryland College Park, USA and Visiting Fulbright Scholar, IEG: "The Energy Ladder, Forests, and Indian Households" (3 August , 2007).
  • Dr. Damien de Walque, The World Bank, Development Research Group, United States: "How Does theImpdctofanHIV/AIDSInformation Campaign vary with Educational Attainment? Evidence from Rural Uganda" (20 July, 2007).
  • Dr. Shaktakshee Dhongde, Assistant Professor, Department of Economics,Rochester, Institute of Technology, NY: "Measuring the Impact of Growth and Income Distribution of Poverty" (4 July, 2007).
  • Professor Tetsuo Ogawa, Associate Professor of Public Policy, Faculty of Law and Economics, Chiba University, Japan: "A New Perspective on Social Development: Social Quality and its Potential Rolefor Public Policy Making in Asia and the Pacific" (8 May, 2007).
  • Prof. Satish Deshpande, DSE, Dr. Eddie Rodrigues, St. Xavier’s College, Bombay, Dr. Veena Naregal, IEG PANEL DISCUSSION ON “MAPPING REGION, CULTURE, DOMINANCE: ISSUES IN A SOCIOLOGY FOR INDIA”(2 March, 2007).
  • Dr. Basanta Pradhan, IEG, “DEBATING THE EFFECTS OF GLOBALISATION ON POVERTY: SOME EXPERIMENTS WITH INDIAN DATA” (23 February, 2007).
  • Ravinder Jha, Ph.D Student, CESP, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi.“PRICE BEHAVIOUR OF INDIAN PHARMACEUTICALS”, ( 9 February, 2007).
  • Dr. Suresh Sharma, Dr. Nilabja Ghosh, Dr. Sabyasachi Kar, IEG , Delhi:"Disparities in a Hilly State: Issues in Uttranchal", (12 January, 2007).
  • Dr. Madhu Khanna, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. WHAT DRIVES FIRMS TO BE GREEN? TOTAL QUALITY MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS AND THE NATURE OF POLLUTION PREVENTION INNOVATION. (11 January, 2007).
  • Dr. Gurprit Grover, Dr. Nezhat Shakeri , Deptt of Statistics, University of Delhi, “Survival Trend in Iranian Patients with Human Immunodeficiency Virus Infection and Variations According to Age and Mode of Transmission: A 14 year follow-up study”. (22 December, 2007).
  • Prof. Alok Ranjan Chaurasia, Population Research Centre, IEG. "FERTILITY TRANSITION IN INDIA: 1985-2003". (10 November, 2006).
  • Dr. David M Dror, Honorary Professor, Erasmus University, Rotterdam. "HEALTH INSURANCE FOR THE POOR: MYTHS AND REALITIES. (3 November, 2006).
  • Mr. Majid Koosheshi, Lecturer and Ph.D. Scholar Department of Demography University of Tehran. POPULATION AGING IN IRAN: EMERGING ISSUES, FUTURE CHALLENGES. (28 July, 2006).
  • Dr. M.K. Pandit Visiting Professor, National University of Singapore & Professor and Director, CISMHE, University of Delhi. "HIMALAYAN DEFORESTATION & THE IMPENDING BIOpERSITY CRISIS" (27 July, 2006).
  • Dr. Urvashi Narain, Resources for the Future, Washington D.C.,"INDIA'S FIREWOOD CRISIS RE - EXAMINED", (13 July, 2006).
  • Dr. Mead Over “ADDING ECONOMICS TO EPIDEMIOLOGY: SOME EXAMPLES OF PREVALENCE ELASTIC BEHAVIOUR” (7 July, 2006).
  • Dr. Pushpam Kumar, IEG, Delhi: Payment for Ecosystem Services for Poverty Reduction Strategy: Lessons Learned (12 May, 2006).
  • Prof. M N Murty, Mr. Kishore K. Dhavala, Ms. Meenakshi Ghosh and Ms. Rashmi Singh, IEG, Delhi: Preserving Urban Ecosystems: Social Cost Benefit Analysis of Delhi Metro (11 May, 2006).
  • Prof. Pradeep Agrawal and Mr. Ranjan Das IEG, Delhi: Employment & Wages in India's Manufacturing Sector: Impact of Economic Reforms and Job Security Regulations (9 May, 2006).
  • Dr. Philippe Tulkens on "The White House and the Kyoto Protocol: Double Standards on Uncertainities and their Consequences" (24 March, 2006).
  • One day seminar on "Issues &Methodology for Valuation of Forest Services" in the V.K.R.V. Rao Room at the Institute of Economic Growth, Delhi (20 March, 2006).
  • Dr. Atsushi KatoSchool of Management, Japan and Prof. B.N. Goldar,IEG, Delhi: Import Penetration and Price-Cost Margins in Indian Industries (16 March, 2006).
  • Dr. Pushpam Kumar, IEG, Delhi, Assesment of Economic Drivers of Land Use Change in Urban Ecosystems of National Capital Region, Delhi. (10 March, 2006).
  • Professor Dipendra Sinha, APMR: Japan: Export Instability and Volatility, Investment and Economic Growth In Asian Countries: A Time Series Analysis (24 February, 2006).
  • Mr. Nisar Khan, IEG, Delhi: and Dr.Vinish Kathuria,MSE, Chennai: Environmental Equity and Vulnerability to Air Pollution: Evidence from a Developing Country (17 February, 2006).
  • Prof. M.N. Murty, IEG, Delhi, Dr. Surender Kumar, TERI and Mr. Kishore Kumar Dhavala, IEG, Delhi: Measuring Environmental Efficiency of Industry: A Case Study of Thermal Power Generation (3 February, 2006).
  • Dr. Brajesh Jha, IEG, Delhi: “Rural Non-Farm Employment in India” (30 January, 2006).
  • Dr. N.R. Bhanumurthy, and Dr. Hrushikesh Mallick, IEG, Delhi: Modelling Interest Rate Cycles in India” (23 January, 2006).
  • Mrs. Usha Gupta, Research Scholar, IEG, Delhi: Valuation of Urban Air Pollution: A Case Study of Kanpur Nagar (13 January, 2006).
  • Professor Ramesh Bhatia, Advisor, Technical Committee Global Water Partnership, Stockholm and Dr. R.P.S. Malik Acting Director, Agricultural Economics Research Centre, Delhi University, Chaired by Professor Kanchan Chopra, Director, IEG: Direct and Indirect Economic Impacts of the Bhakra Multipurpose Dam System: Results from a SAM-based Multiplier Model for Punjab. (6 January, 2006).
  • Dr. T.A. Bhavani, IEG, Delhi: Political Economy of the Context, Timing and Persistence of the Indian Economic Policy Reforms of 1991 (4 January, 2006).
  • Dr. Kirit Parikh, Member, Planning Commission, Government of India, New Delhi: India’s Energy Future (7 December, 2005)- Twelfth V.T.Krishnamachari Memorial Lecture. 
  • Prof. Bina Agarwal, IEG, Delhi: holding a dissemination workshop and interaction session with 60 civil society participants invited by the Delhi-based NGO “Action India” on the theme of Recent Legal Changes, Domestic Violence and Women’s Property Status” (30 November, 2005).
  • Dr. Ganesh P. Shivakoti, Asian Institute of Technology, Bangkok, Thailand: Responding to the Challenges of Asian Irrigation in Transition (25 November, 2005).
  • Professor A. Vaidyanathan, IASE: Research Potentials of Cost of Cultivation Data (22 November, 2005).
  • One day seminar on Employment in the V.K.R.V. Rao Room at the Institute of Economic Growth, Delhi (25 October, 2005).
    • Prof. B.B. Bhattacharya and S. Sakthivel, IEG, Delhi: Employment, Wage and Output Relationships in India: A Comparison of Pre and Post Reform Behaviour.
    • Dr. Purnamita Dasgupta and Prof. B.N. Goldar, IEG, Delhi: Female Labour Supply in Rural India: An Econometric Analysis.
    • Dr. Seema Joshi and Prof. Arup Mitra, IEG, Delhi: Work Participation Rate: A District Level Profile from 2001 Census Data.
    • Dr. Brajesh Jha, IEG, Delhi: Employment in Agriculture.
    • Prof. B.L. Pandit, DSE and N.S. Siddharthan, IEG, Delhi: Liberalisation, Efficiency Wage and Employment in India: An Inter-Industry Analysis.
    • Prof. B.N. Goldar, IEG, Delhi: Trade Refolrms and Labour Demand Elasticity in Organised Manufacturing in India.
    • Prof. Arup Mitra, IEG, Delhi: Employment Elasticity, Productivity and Poverty: The Role of Organised Industry in Major States in India
    • Dr. Rashmi Banga, IEG, Delhi: Impact of Liberalisation on Wages and Employment in Indian Manufacturing Industries.
  • Dr. Parmod Kumar, Sir Ratan Tata Fellow, IEG, Delhi: Contract Farming in India: Options and Implications for Small and Large Farmers (7 October 2005).
  • Dr. Manoranjan Pal and Dr. Pramananda Bharati, ISI, Kolkata: Measure of Gender (5 October, 2005).
  • Mr. Pushpesh Kumar, Ph.D. Scholar, IEG, Delhi: Gender and Procreative Ideology among the Kolams (9 September, 2005).
  • Dr. Sushanta Malloick and Dr.Helena, Department of Economics, Loughborough University, UK: Sectoral Exchange Rate Pass Through: Testing the Impact of Policy Reforms in India, (31 August, 2005).
  • Dr. Aatsushi Kato, Product Market Competition and Productivity in Indian Manufacturing Industry, (12 August, 2005).
  • Prof. Kanchan Chopra and Dr. Pushpam Kumar IEG, Delhi: MA Launch Event in India, Vigyan Bhawan, New Delhi (31 March, 2005).
  • Prof. Bina Agarwal, IEG Delhi & Dr. Pradeep Panda, Population Council, New Delhi: Marital Violence, Human Development and Women’s Property Status in India (17 March, 2005).
  • Dr. Craig Jeffrey, University of Edinburgh: Young Blood: Student Politics in Provincial North India (16 March, 2005).
  • Dr. Bernard Barraque, Centre for Industrial Economics, Paris: Not Too Much But Not Too Little: The Sustainability of Urban Water Services in New York, Old Paris, and New Delhi (10 February, 2005).
  • Dr. Vani Kant Borooah, University of Ulster, U.K.: How Effective Have Job Reservations for the Lower Castes’ in India Been? Caste, Religion, and Economic Status in India (28 January, 2005).
  • Dr. Rodney B.W. Smith, Department of Applied Economics, University of Minesota, USA: Disease Dynamics and Economic Growth (7 January, 2005).
  • Prof. Christophe Z., Guilmoto, Research Institute for Development, Paris: Social or Spatial Determinants? Child Sex Ratio Variations in India (17 December, 2004).
  • Prof. J. Martinez-Alier, Department of Economics and Economics History, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona: Metabolic Profiles of Countries and Ecological Distribution Conflicts (7 December, 2004).
  • Dr Anantha Kumar Duraiappah, International Institute for Sustainable Development Manitoba, Canada: Poverty and Eco-system Services: A Capability-Ecosystem Approach (22 November, 2004).
  • Prof. M.N. Murty and Prof. S.C. Gulati, IEG, Delhi: Approaches for Measuring Green GDP: Case Studies of Maintenance Cost and Household Valuation of Air Pollution in India (29 October, 2004).
  • Dr. Mario Cogoy, Department of Economics and Statistics, University of Trieste, Italy, On the Economic Logic of Eco-Efficiency and Recycling (8 October 2004).
  • Dr. Satish Deshpande, IEG, Delhi: Caste Inequality in Contemporary India: From Macro-Data to Policy Design (28 September, 2004).
  • Dr Jean-Joseph Boillot, Economic and Financial Counsellor for South Asia, The European Union (EU) Enlargement and the Next Economic Geography of Europe: Implication for the World Economy (17 September, 2004).
  • Dr. Satish Deshpande, IEG, Delhi: Mapping the ‘Middle class’: Problems and Prospects (31 August, 2004).
  • Dr. Purnamita Dasgupta, IEG, Delhi: and Dr. Bhaskar Vira, Department of Geography, University of Cambridge, UK, Adapting Q-methodology to Investigate Stakeholder Perceptions in Participatory Forestry in India (20 August, 2004).
  • Prof. K.S. Ramachandran, NIILM Centre for Management Studies, New Delhi: Corporatization in Agriculture (12 August, 2004).
  • Prof. Kanchan Chopra, IEG Delhi: and Dr. P.D.Srinivasu, Ecological and Environmental Economics Programme, ICTP, Trieste and Department of Mathematics, University of Vishakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh, The Role of Systems Modeling in Policy: A Study of Keoladeo National Park (KNP) India (6 August, 2004).
  • Prof. P.N. Mari Bhat and Mr. A.J. Francis Zavier, IEG, Delhi: The Religious Factor in Demographic Transition: The Case of Indian Muslims (23 April, 2004).
  • Prof. M.N. Murty, Prof. S.C. Gulati and Mr. Avishek Banerjee, IEG, Delhi: Hedonic Prices Models and Valuation of Urban Air Quality in India (16 April, 2004).
  • Jane Dyson, Ph.D. Scholar, Department of Geography, University of Cambridge, UK: Re-imagining the Forest as a Resource: The Social and Economic Strategies of Young People in Chamoli District, Uttaranchal (2 April, 2004).
  • Dr. Indira Rajaraman, Professor, NABARD Chair Unit, IEG “Inter-State Variations in Utilisation of the Rural Infrastructure Development Fund” (28 March, 2003).
  • Dr. Shreekant Gupta, Delhi School of Economics, Delhi University, Delhi & Prof. Bishwanath Goldar, IEG: “Do Stock Markets Penalise Environment-Unfriendly Behaviour? Evidence From India” (6 March, 2003).
  • Dr. Pushpam Kumar, Reader, IEG and Dr. Nori Tarui, Dept. of Applied Economics, University of Minesota St. Paul, USA : “Does Indigenous Knowledge Contribute Towards The Benefits of Bioprospecting?” (28 February, 2002).
  • IEG, (Sponsored by Ministry of Agriculture, Govt. of India), “State of Indian Farmer: A Millennium Study”, Delhi. (4-5 February, 2003).
  • Dr. Rajeev Ahuja, Research Fellow, Indian Council for Research on International Economic Relations (ICRIER), New Delhi: “Design of Incentives in Community Based Health Insurance Schemes” (3 February, 2003).
  • Mr. Lyndon H. LaRouche, Founder-Editor, Executive Intelligence Review, Washington: “Urgency of A Dialogue for a New International Financial System” (16 January, 2003).
  • Dr. Danish A. Hashim, Sir Ratan Tata Fellow, IEG, Delhi: “Capacity Utilization in Indian Airlines” (27 December, 2002).
  • Prof. Charles Perrings, Environment Department, University of York: “Environment, Poverty and Development” (20 December, 2002).
  • Prof. Suddendu Biswas, Deptt. Of Statistics, University of Delhi, “Estimation of Female Feticide Rate and Its Relationship with Infant Mortality and Other Reproductive Parameters” (19 December, 2002).
  • Dr. Rajeev Dhawan, Director, Economic Forecasting Center & Associate Professor of Management, Georgia State University, USA: “Will The US Growth Engine Misfire in the Post 9/11 Era? (13 December, 2002).
  • Prof. Kanchan Chopra & Dr. Purnamita Dasgupta, (IEG) “The Nature of Dependence on Common Pool Resources and Household Decision Making: An Empirical Study for Some States in India” (29 November, 2002).
  • Dr. Gilbert Etienne, Professor Emeritus, Graduate Institute of International Studies, Geneva: “Good Governance - the New Magic Recipe for Development with Reference to Asia and Africa”. (November 20, 2002), co-organised by IEG and Centre de Sciences Humanaines.
  • Dr. Sumon Kumar Bhaumik, Centre for New and Emerging Markets, London Business School, London University: “Does Concentration of Ownership Alleviate Agency Problems? Some Evidence from the Market for Corporate Control in India” (18 November, 2002).
  • Dr. Indrani Gupta, Reader (IEG) & Dr. Deepa Sankar, Research Associate (IEG): “Treatment-seeking Behaviour and the Willingness to Pay for Antiretroviral Therapy of HIV Positive Patients in India” (13 November, 2002).
  • Dr. Saon Ray, Sir Ratan Fellow, IEG: “The Changing Role of Technological Factors in Explaining Efficiency of Indian Firms” (8 November, 2002).
  • Dr. Navroz K. Dubash, Sr. Associate, Institutions and Governance Program, World Resources Institute, Washington D.C., USA: “Fluid Contracts: the Interaction of Norms, Power and Efficiency in Gujarat’s Groundwater Markets” (1 November, 2002).
  • Dr. Sudha Vasan, Reader, IEG: Policy and Its Implementation: Exploring the Interface Timber Rights in Himachal Pradesh, India” (25 October, 2002).
  • Ms. Susmita Dasgupta, Deputy Chief Economist, Economic Research Unit, Joint Plant Committee, Ministry of Steel, Government of India: “Non-Performing Assets in the Steel Industry-Why the Economists Should Worry” (11 October, 2002).
  • Dr. Vinish Kathuria, Visiting Fellow, IEG: “Industrial Pollution Control – Looking beyond Regulatory and Fiscal Instruments” (3 October, 2002).
  • Ms. Anupama Roy, SRT Fellow (IEG): “Citizenship in an Age of Globalisation: Contests, Ambiguities and Alternatives” (20 September, 2002).
  • Professor B.B. Bhattacharya, Director, IEG, & Dr. Sabyasachi Kar, IEG: “Medium-Run Growth and Stability: A Macro-Econometric Analysis for India” (16 August, 2002).
  • Dr. T. Adi Bhavani, Reader, IEG: “Technology and Competitiveness in the Indian Small Manufacturing Sector: A Case Study of Auto Components Industry” (9 August, 2002).
  • Ms. Carine Pionetti: “A Gendered Perspective on Seed Politics: The Small Economy of Seeds in the Deccan Plateau” (12 July, 2002).
  • Dr. Suresh Sharma (IEG): “Fertility and RCH Status in Uttar Pradesh: A District Level Analysis” (14 May, 2002).
  • Ms. Deepa Sankar (IEG): “Private Practice by Government Doctors and the Utilisation of Their Services for Treatment: Evidence and Determinants from Kerala” (10 May, 2002).
  • Dr. Arup Mitra (IEG): “Occupational Choice, Networks and Transfers and Exegesis Based on Micro Data from Delhi Slums” (18 April, 2002).
  • Dr. Patricia Jeffery, Dr. Roger Jeffery and Dr. Craig Jeffrey, Department of Sociology, University of Edinburgh: “Secondary Schooling and Social Change in Western UP” (12 April, 2002).
  • The IEG hosted the First Meeting of the Responses Working Group, Millennium Eco-system Assessment held from May 28-31, 2002 in New Delhi.
  • Dr. John B. Braden, Director, Environment Council, University of Illinois, Urbana Champaign: “Why do we expect an Environmental Kuznets Curve” & Dr. John B. Braden, Director, Environment Council, University of Illinois, Urbana Champaign: “Why do we expect an Environmental Kuznets Curve” (February, 2002).
  • Dr. Charles Perrings, Professor, University of York, U.K., on “Fishing down the value chain” (February, 2002).
  • Dr. Pushpam Kumar, Environmental Economics Unit, IEG & Dr. Rodney Smith, Department of Applied Economics University of Minnesota, USA: “Royalties and Benefit Sharing Contracts in Bioprospecting” (15 February, 2002).
  • Dr. Nathan Glazer, Professor of Sociology and Education (Emeritus), Harvard University, Boston Massachussetts on “Affirmative Action in the United States: Is it in Terminal Decline?” (17 January, 2002).
  • Dr. Pushpam Kumar, Environmental Economics Unit, IEG: “Valuing Ecosystem Functions: A Case Study of Floodplain Wetland of Yamuna River in the Corridors of Delhi “ (4 January, 2002).
  • Dr. Sonia Bhalotra, University of Bristol, U.K: “Parent Altruism” (24 December, 2001).
  • Prof. N.S. Siddharthan, Dr. K. Lal, Dr. Vinish Kathuria, Ms. Rashmi Banga, Prof. Bishwanath Goldar and Mrs. Anita Kumari: “Liberalization and Industrial Performance in India” (5 December, 2001).
  • Dr. Charles Perrings, Professor, University of York, U.K: “Equitable and Sustainable Use of Biopersity” (20 September, 2001).
  • Mr. Vikram Dayal, Ph.D. Student, IEG, Delhi: “Examining tradeoffs between biopersity and biomass extraction in Ranthambhore National Park using a population dynamics model” (19 September, 2001).
  • Professor Charles M. Becker, Department of Economics, University of Colorado at Denver: “Mortality Recovery in Kazakhstan” (18 September, 2001).
  • Prof. Kanchan Chopra and Dr. Purnamita Dasgupta on “Policy Implications of Knowledge on CPR Management” (14 September, 2001), Collaborative project between IEG and University of Cambridge.
  • Dr. Urvashi Soni-Sinha, Humanities Research Group, University of Windsor, Canada: “Gendered Labour Process and the Role of Discourse and Subjectivity: A Study of Handmade Jewellery Production in Noida Export Processing Zone and Delhi” (17 August, 2001).
  • Dr. Veena Naregal, Sir Ratan Fellow, IEG: “Media Networks in Mumbai: Corporate Consolidation and Distribution Trends in the Television Industry (10 August, 2001).
  • Dr. Uday Bhanu Sinha, Sir Ratan Tata Fellow, IEG: “Patent Protection, Innovation Rate and Welfare” (20 July, 2001).
  • Dr. Sudhir Sharma (IEG): “Green Revolution and Soil Productivity in Punjab: Is there a Reason for Concern?” (30 March, 2001).
  • Lecture Series by Professor Hans-Rimbert Hemmer, Institute of Development Economics, University of Giessen: “Developing Countries: Victims or Beneficiaries of Globalization” & Dr. Michael Toman “Climate Change Negotiations, International Equity Issues and Clean Development Mechanisms” (14 March, 2001).
  • Dr. B.N. Goldar & Ms. Nandini Banerjee (IEG): “Access to Safe Water Supply and Sanitation, and Child Mortality in Uttar Pradesh, India” (16 February, 2001).
  • Dr. Homi Katrak, University of Surrey, U.K: “Entry, Establishment Growth and Employment in Indian Manufacturing Industries” (2 February, 2001).
  • Dr. Rodney B.W. Smith, University of Minnesota, USA: “Private Property and Endangered Species Protection: The Design of Voluntary Incentive Schemes” (1 February, 2001).
  • Dr. R. Palmer-Jones and Kunal Sen, School of Development Studies, University of East Anglia, Norwich, U.K.: “What Luck Has Got to Do with it: Some Results on the Relative Importance of Initial Conditions and State Policies in Determining Poverty in India, 1983-93” (19 January, 2001).
  • The Development Planning Centre (IEG) in collaboration with the Planning Commission (GOI): “National Seminar on Macro-Economic Outlook in India in 2000-01 and the Medium-Term Growth Scenarios” (22 December, 2000).
  • The IEG & the Erasmus University, Rotterdam, Netherlands: “Technological Change in small-Scale Industries in India” (8 December,                    2000).
  • IEG & CEPA, New School University, USA organised an international seminar on “External Liberalisation, Distribution, and Growth” (10-12 November, 2000).
  • Dr. Thomas Sterner, Professor of Environmental Economics, University of Gothenburg, Sweden: “Is Two-tier Regulation of Pollution Effective? The Ankaleshwar Industrial Estate in Gujarat, India” (19 September, 2000).
  • Professor Prasanta K. Pattanaik, Department of Economics, University of California (USA): “On Measuring Changes in Welfare When Changes in Consumption Bundle are Small” (22 August, 2000).
  • Dr. M. Vijayanunni, Ex-Registrar General of India and Resident Commissioner, Government of Kerala: “Changing Family Structure in India 1981-91” (18 August, 2000).
  • Purnamita Dasgupta (IEG): “Safe Water Supplies: A Case Study of ‘Vulnerable’ Households in Delhi” (27 July, 2000).
  • IEG & ICRIER: “The Impact of Trade Liberalisation on Developing Countries” (25 July, 2000).
  • D.D. Sharma (IEG): “Socio-Economic and Ecological Appraisal of Joint Management of Common Lands in the Aravalli Hills, Haryana” (12 May, 2000).
  • Sociology Unit (IEG): “Knowledge, Institutions, Practices: The Formation of Indian Anthropology and Sociology” (19-21 April, 2000).
  • Development Planning Centre (IEG), Planning Commission (GOI) & Erasmus University, Netherlands: “International Seminar on Macro-Economic Outlook in India in 1999-2000 and the Medium-Term” (7 April, 2000).
  • Professor Jean Pierre Bocquet-Appel, Research Director, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS), Paris: “Space-Time Analysis of Fertility Transition in India” (4 April, 2000).
  • Development Planning Centre (IEG), Planning Commission (GOI) and Erasmus University, Netherlands: International Seminar on “Macro-Economic Outlook in India in 1999-2000 and the Medium Term” (27 March, 2000).
  • M.N. Murty and Surender Kumar (IEG): “Estimation of Maintenance Cost of Standards for Water Pollution by the Indian Industry: A Distance Function Approach” (7 January, 2000).
  • Development Planning Centre (IEG): National Seminar on “Macro-econometric Modelling for Planning in India” (23 December, 1999).
  • B.N. Goldar (IEG): “Calibration of Contingent Valuation Responses: Methodological Issues and Empirical Application” (30 July, 1999).
  • Development Planning Centre (IEG) and Planning Commission, Government of India: “National Seminar on “Macro-econometric Modelling for Planning in India” (1 May, 1999).
  • K.S. Kavi Kumar (IEG): “Climate Change Impacts on Indian Agriculture: Insights from Different Modelling Approaches” (23 April, 1999).
  • Jointly organised by NCAER, IEG and World Bank: “Reforms in Indian Agriculture for Growth, Efficiency, Equity and Sustainability” (16 April, 1999).