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May-2019 Volume 01 | Issue No. 02
IGIDR Research Publications

1. Chadha, Nishant & Nandwani, Bharti (2019). Growth, Development Spending, and Inequality in Indian States. Economic & Political Weekly, Vol. 54(11).

2. Chandrasekhar, S ; Rani, P Geetha & Sahoo, Soham (2019). Household Expenditure on Higher Education: What Do We Know and What Do Recent Data Have to Say?. Economic & Political Weekly, Vol. 54(20).

3. Chandrasekhar,s & Soham Sahoo (2019). Land-holding, participation in agriculture and short-term migration in rural India. Asian Population Studies, Taylor & Francis, Published online: 14 May 2019

4. Goyal, A., & Sharma, V. (2019). Estimating the Relationship Between the Current Account, the Capital Account and Investment for India. Foreign Trade Review, 54(1), pp29–45. Sage Pub.

5. Lentz, Erin C.; Narayanan, Sudha & De, Anuradha (2019). Last and least: Findings on intrahousehold undernutrition from participatory research in South Asia. Social Science & Medicine. Elsevier, Published Online: 17 May 2019

6. Pandey, V.L., Mahendra Dev, S. & Mishra, R. (2019). Pulses in eastern India: production barriers and consumption coping strategies. Food Security. Springer. Pubished online:22 May 2019

7. Pujar, S. M., Munnolli, S. S., & Mundgod, M. B. (2019). Sharing economy and libraries: a challenge or an opportunity?. Annals of Library and Information Studies (ALIS), Vol.66(1)

8. Rigatos, G; Siano, P & Ghosh, T (2019). A Nonlinear Optimal Control Approach to Stabilization of Business Cycles of Finance Agents. Computational Economics, Vol.53(3), Springer.

9. Sengupta, R., & Sen Gupta, A. (2019). Alternate instruments to manage the capital flow conundrum: A study of selected Asian economies. Pacific Economic Review, 24(2)

10. Sharma, Ajay & Pal, Rupayan (2019). Nash equilibrium in tax and public investment competition.International Review of Economics & Finance, Vol. 62, Elsevier.

11. Suryanarayana M.H. (2019). Inclusion and Marginalization: Economic and Food Security Dimensions. (In Growth, Disparities and Inclusive Development in India, Ed. by Rajendra P. Mamgain). Springer, ISBN:9789811364433,

Fellowships and awards

=> PBEEE/Quebec Merit Scholarship & DE/DS for Foreign Students -2019 by McGill University
Last date to apply: June 27, 2019

=> SAHAPEDIA Fellowship-2019 supported by the Ministry of Culture, Government of India
Last date to apply: June 30, 2019

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Australian and New Zealand Statistical Conference. July 6-10, 2020

Last date for paper submission: January 20, 2020

Gold Coast, Australia

International Trade Policy and Institutions. April 3-4, 2020

Last date for paper submission: January 16, 2020

Cambridge, Massachusetts

Bank of Finland and CEPR Joint Conference on Monetary Economics and Reality. October 12-13, 2019

Last date for paper submission: June 30, 2019

Helsinki, Finland

Heterogeneous Agents or Heterogeneous Information: Which Route for Monetary Policy?. December 6, 2019

Last date for paper submission: September 10, 2019

Banque de France and CEPR, Paris

2019 PCAOB Conference on Auditing and Capital Markets Call for Papers. October 17-18, 2019

Last date for paper submission: July 31, 2019

PCAOB, Washington,D.C., USA

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