General Information


Mode of Conference

Online Conference on Zoom organized by IGIDR.
December 15-17, 2021, 4:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

About The Host Institution

Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research (IGIDR) is an advanced research Institute established in 1987 in Mumbai by the Reserve Bank of India for the study of national and global development issues. It is governed by a Board of Management comprising distinguished academicians. The Institute is recognized as a Deemed to be University under Section 3 of the UGC Act.

As an institution of national and international repute, IGIDR's mission has been to promote academic excellence with respect to research, teaching, and capacity building in economics and development policy. The Institute offers M.Sc. in Economics and Ph.D in Development Studies and admits students from diverse disciplinary backgrounds. Adopting an interdisciplinary approach with economics at its core, the course structure in each programme is designed to impart theoretical and empirical skills to analyse economic, energy and environmental issues and problems.

IGIDR faculty are drawn from reputed institutions from India and abroad and have established themselves as leading researchers in their respective areas of specialization. They have published in high quality peer reviewed journals and have contributed to academic and development policy debates at both national and international level.

The Institute carries out research funded by various international organizations like the World Bank, USAID, Asian Development Bank, IMF, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. FAO, and the like. IGIDR is well known for its biennial India Development Report that surveys contemporary economic issues. IGIDR has well-connected links with policy makers, regulators and industry leaders

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