Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research (IGIDR)
November 14-December 2, 2011
IGIDR is an autonomous research body located in Mumbai and founded in 1987 by the Reserve Bank of India. It received the deemed university status in 1995. It offers Masters in Economics and integrated M.Phil/Ph.D programs in Development Studies. Its mission is to promote the study and dissemination of knowledge of, and conduct research from a broad interdisciplinary perspective, on development with its economic, technological, social, political and ecological aspects, to gain insights into the process of development and alternative policy options, with special emphasis on social, legal, organizational and institutional aspects.
IGIDR is organizing an intensive refresher course on Advances in Economics from November 14 to December 2, 2011, as part of its nationwide capacity building activities. Several short courses such as Contemporary issues in Development, Contemporary issues in Energy and Environment, Decision Theory, Game Theory, Institutions, Investments, Oligopoly, Open Economy Macroeconomics, Productivity, and Time Series within the broad themes of Microeconomics, Macroeconomics, Econometrics, Development and Energy and Environment will be offered by IGIDR faculty. Apart from these short courses, there will be additional special lectures by eminent scholars.