Wednesday, September 12, 2012

CfPs: 54th ISLE Annual Conference; 20-22 Dec; at BHU, Varanasi, India

54th ISLE Annual Conference

20-22 December 2012

Organized by Indian Society of Labour Economics (ISLE) & BHU, Varanasi, India

Call for Papers
The 54th Annual Conference of the Indian Society of Labour Economics (ISLE) will be held during 20-22 December, 2012 at Banaras Hindu University (BHU), Varanasi, India. Prof. S.K. Thorat, Chairman, Indian Council of Social Science Research (ICSSR), New Delhi, will preside over the Conference.
The themes for this year's Conference are:
  • Wages and Wage Share
  • Employment in the Post Reform India
  • Labour Rights in the Globalising World

Those who wish to contribute papers may send papers along with a summary of about 1000 words latest by 31 October, 2012 to: the Hon. Secretary, Indian Society of Labour Economics, NIDM Building, IIPA Campus, I.P. Estate, New Delhi – 110002, India.
The soft copies may be emailed to: The summaries of the selected papers will be brought out as a publication of conference summaries to be distributed among the Conference participants, along with a CD of the complete papers. Selected and revised papers based on peer reviews will be published in subsequent issues of the Indian Journal of Labour Economics.
Two awards have been instituted for best paper writers, below 40 years: Ruddar Datt Memorial Award and Sanjay Thakur Young Labour Economist Award (carrying prize money of Rs. 10,000 each). Those willing to be considered for the awards are requested to send their date of birth along with the papers before the deadline.

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Last Date for Paper submission: 31 October, 2012


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