International Seminar on Globalization and Development
18-19 January 2010
Venue: Rabindra Bharati Univerity, Kolkata, India
Organized by: Centre for Studies in Social Sciences, Calcutta (CSSSC), Centre for Human Development and Human Rights (CHDHR), and Rabindra Bharati University (RBU)
Call for Papers
The Reserve Bank of India Research Endowment at the Centre for Studies in Social Sciences, Calcutta (CSSSC), and the Centre for Human Development and Human Rights (CHDHR), Rabindra Bharati University, Kolkata, will jointly organize a two-day international seminar on "Globalization and Development" at the Emerald Bower Campus (56A B.T. Road, Kolkata-700 050) of Rabindra Bharati University, Kolkata, West Bengal, India, during 18-19 January 2010. Eminent Trade Theorist Professor Ronald W. Jones, Xerox Professor of Economics, University of Rochester, USA, Member of the National Academy of Science, USA and Distinguished Fellow of the American Economic Association, 2009, shall deliver a special lecture in the seminar. Apart from Professor Jones a few invited lectures will be delivered by other renowned economists working in areas related to the broad theme of the seminar.
Theoretical and applied research papers on any area related to the broad theme of the seminar are welcome. However, preference will be given to papers based on general equilibrium trade structure (including computable general equilibrium structure) for the seminar. Electronic version of the full paper, along with a small abstract, must reach the Convener, Programme Committee, through email in the form of PDF attachment (Email address: rbe-chdhr[at]hotmail.com) by November 27, 2009, for consideration in the above-mentioned international seminar. All the submitted papers will be refereed before selection.
There is no registration fee for the seminar. Limited travel assistance may be available for accepted papers in case of outstation participants.