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Fellowships and awards

=> Prime Minister's Research Fellowship (PMRF) December 2019
Last date to apply: October 15, 2019

=> Call for Proposals: Climate change research funding programme, 2019 by Azim Premji University
Last date to apply: October 31, 2019

=> ICS-HYI Fellowship for China Studies: 2020
Last date to apply: December 1, 2019

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IGIDR Research Publications

1. Bhowmik, A.; Gabriella Graziano, Maria (2019). Blocking Coalitions and Fairness in Asset Markets and Asymmetric Information Economies. The B.E. Journal of Theoretical Economics, De Gruyter, Published Online: September 2019

2. Dawe, D., Briones, R., Hassan, N., Huang, J., Ganesh Kumar, A., Nguyen, L. H., ... & Bloem, S. (2019). Trends in food prepared outside the home in some Asian countries. World Food Policy, 5(1), Wiley

3. Suryanarayana, M.H ; Mamgain, Rajendra P (2019). A Perspective on Growth and Distributional Outcomes in Uttarakhand. Economic & Political Weekly, 54(38)

4. Athukorala, P ; Veeramani, C. (2019). From import substitution to integration into global production networks: the case of Indian automobile industry. Asian Development Review, 36(2), MIT Pr


Recent Reports and Publications

==>> UNCTAD - Digital Economy Report, 2019

==>> WEF - The Travel & Tourism Competitiveness Report, 2019

==>> NITI Aayog- School Education Quality Index, 2019

Upcoming Conferences/Call for papers
National Conferences
International Conferences
The 19th World Congress of the International Economic Association (IEA), July 3-7, 2020

Last date for paper submission: November 15, 2019

Bali, Indonesia

Business Taxation, February 14-15,2020

Last date for abstract submission: November 18, 2019

St. Gallen, Switzerland

IPCO 2020 LSE: The 21st Conference Integer Programming and Combinatorial Optimization, June 8-10, 2020

Last date for abstract submission: November 29, 2019

London, UK

New Perspectives on Interwar Financial and Banking Crises, June 29-30, 2020

Last date for abstract submission: December 16, 2019

Paris, France

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

Last date for paper submission: January 16, 2020

Cambridge, Massachusettes

The 4th International Conference on Econometrics and Statistics (EcoSta 2020), July 20-22, 2020

Last date for paper submission: February 28, 2020

Seoul, South Korea

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Recent research articles
Asymmetric Effects of Fiscal Balance on Monetary Variables: Evidence from Large Emerging Economies by Tran, Ngan

Empirical Economics, September 2019

This paper investigates the nonlinear impacts of fiscal balances on interest rates, exchange rates and inflation in large emerging economies. The paper applies asymmetric cointegration modelling...

Overcoming Barriers to Solar and Wind Energy Adoption in Two Asian Giants: India and Indonesia by Burke, Paul J.; Widnyana, Jinnie; Anjum, Zeba; Aisbett, Emma; Resosudarmo, Budy; Baldwin, Kenneth G. H.

Energy Policy, September 2019

Solar and wind electricity generation technologies have become cost competitive and account for a growing share of global investment in new electricity generation capacity. Both India and Indonesia have ambitious...

Providing Reliable and Financially Sustainable Electricity Access in India Using Super-Efficient Appliances by Phadke, Amol; Park, Won Young; Abhyankar, Nikit

Energy Policy, September 2019

In India, 46 million, mostly rural, households lack access to electricity--over 50% of those are in the states of Bihar and Uttar Pradesh. While India has set an aggressive goal of extending the grid to all households by 2019,...

Effect of Electricity Act on Tariff Gap within the Subsidizing Sector: The Case of India by Jain, Ritika; Nandan, Amit

Energy Policy, September 2019

The current study examines the effect of a set of Electricity Act, adopted by India in 2003, on the price gap between two specific consumer groups-industrial and commercial. Paying a higher tariff than the other...

Amendments in Electricity Act 2003: Where the Gap Lies? by Agrawal, Atul; Tripathi, Gireesh Chandra

Energy Policy, September 2019

Economic forces of the market drives any restructuring. Same is the case with power sector where presence of any economic inefficiency advocates the liberalization. Since the enactment of the 'Electricity Act 2003'...

Bridging the Electricity Demand and Supply Gap Using Dynamic Modeling in the Indian Context byVarma, Rashmi; Sushil

Energy Policy, September 2019

Efficient and reliable electricity supply is critical for economic growth. India is facing multiple challenges of meeting country's electricity requirement, finding suitable resource transition from depleting fossil...

New and Renewable Energy Social Enterprises Accessing Government Support: Findings from India by Plutshack, Victoria; Sengupta, Subhanjan; Sahay, Arunaditya; Vinuales, Jorge E.

Energy Policy, September 2019

In a world that increasingly invites private actors to address social needs, there has been a rise of social enterprises in a variety of sectors, including new and renewable energy. As of yet, little research has...

Adoption and the Impact of System of Rice Intensification on Rice Yields and Household Income: An Analysis for India by Varma, Poornima

Applied Economics, September 2019

This paper examines the determinants and impacts of the adoption of five mutually exclusive practices System of Rice Intensification (SRI) on yields and household incomes using a multinomial endogenous treatment...

Can the Poor Organize? Public Goods and Self-Help Groups in Rural India by Desai, Raj M.; Olofsgard, Anders

World Development, September 2019

In many low- and middle-income countries, the quality of public goods available to the poor is inadequate. We report findings from a unique combination of a village-randomized controlled trial and a lab-in-the-...

Global Interpersonal Income Inequality Decline: The Role of China and India by Darvas, Zsolt

World Development, September 2019

While various methodologies have been used in the literature to estimate global interpersonal income inequality, the accuracy of these methods has not so far been tested. We compare the accuracy of four methods...

Innovation, Exports, Productivity and Investment Climate; a Study Based on Indian Manufacturing Firm-Level Data by Veganzones-Varoudakis, M.-A.; Plane, P.

Applied Economics, September 2019

In this paper, we use univariate instrumental estimations to study the interactions between firm-level innovation, exports and productivity in the Indian manufacturing sector. To differentiate incentives to...

Monetary Policy Co-Movement and Spillover of Shocks among BRICS Economies by Cekin, Semih Emre; Geremew, Menelik S.; Marfatia, Hardik

Applied Economics Letters, September 2019

The 2008 global financial crisis has revealed the possibility of cross-border spillover effects of domestic Monetary Policy (MP) on financial stability and capital flows around the world. Recognizing these...

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