Overview: The Post-Doctoral Fellowship (PDF) Programme has been instituted in IGIDR as part of its outreach activities. Its objective is to support high quality research by scholars with a doctoral degree and an outstanding academic record. Up to three fellowships are available per year. The fellowships are granted for an […]
Speaker : Dr. Ashutosh Kumar Tripathi (NIBM, Pune) Abstract: Following the financial sector reform, the definition of what constitutes finance to agriculture under priority sector witnessed a series of changes either in form of expansion of coverage or increase in ceiling limit. These changes, introduced by RBI, were part of […]
Dr. Santosh Kumar Sahu (Madras School of Economics) will be presenting a seminar on “Environmental Certification and Technical Efficiency: A Study of Manufacturing Firms in India” Abstract: Obtaining environmental certification (such as the ISO-14,001) has become a status symbol for adopting greener practices for the corporate sector in emerging economies. […]
Abstract We use regression analysis on data from 208 districts over the period 1981-2009 to examine the impact of temperature and solar radiation (affected by pollution from aerosols) on wheat yields in India. We find that a 1°C increase in average daily maximum and minimum temperature tends to lower yields […]
Abstract: This paper revisits the relationship between education and development. We argue that the role of education in the production process extends beyond the conventional labor productivity enhancement. Education also plays a complementary role in expanding one’s horizon. In particular, education leads to more efficient processing of information. Better processing […]
IGIDR will be hosting a 6-day International Conclave on “Foundations of Decision and Game Theory” from 14th to 19th March, 2016. The Conclave will be held in Seminar Room No. 1. Click Here for Schedule of the Conclave.
Rahul Lahoti (University of Gottingen) is presenting a seminar on Wednesday, 9th March in Seminar Hall 1 at 4:00 p.m. The title of his talk is: “The World Today, The Emerging Countries, and India: A View from the Global Consumption and Income Project”. Abstract: How rapidly is the relative and […]
Speaker : Dr Nirupama Kulkarni (Haas School of Business, Berkeley) Abstract: Federal policy often institutes uniform pricing across regions in the name of fairness. I study the unintended consequences of such uniform pricing in the context of the residential mortgage market, which is heavily influenced by the securitization policies of […]
IGIDR-IDRC Scholarships and Fellowships: Asian Regional Initiative (All the three IGIDR-IDRC fellowships programs given below are not for Indian Nationals) IGIDR-IDRC Masters/M.Phil Fellowships for students from Select Asian Countries Admission notice Prospectus Online Submission of Application Form for IGIDR-IDRC M.Sc./M.Phil Scholarships IGIDR-IDRC Visiting Doctoral Student Fellowships for students from Select Asian […]
Professor Kirit S. Parikh (Chairman, Integrated Research and Action for Development and former Director of IGIDR) is presenting a seminar. The title of his talk is: “Climate Change, India’s INDC, COP 21 and a fair deal”.