Tuesday, September 11, 2012

Travel Grant for IGIDR Silver Jubilee International Conference; Dec. 1-3; Mumbai

IGIDR Silver Jubilee International Conference

Organized by Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research (IGIDR), Mumbai

December 1-3, 2012

IGIDR, a deemed university located in Mumbai and established by the Reserve Bank of India, is celebrating its Silver Jubilee during 2012-13 and to fl ag off the silver jubilee celebrations, a special Silver Jubilee International Conference consisting of invited papers, to be inaugurated by the Prime Minister of India, is scheduled on December 1-3, 2012.

Several distinguished scholars such as Dilip Abreu, Dilip Ahuja, Kaushik Basu, Hans Binswanger, Raj Chetty, Ravi Kanbur, Ashok Kotwal, Sugato Marjit, Anil Markhandaya, Kaivan Munshi, Kirit and Jyoti Parikh, Mihir Rakshit, Bharat Ramaswamy, Nirvikar Singh, T.N. Srinivasan, Shyam Sunder and Marti Subrahmanyam from India and abroad would present either state of the art overviews of their research fields or a summary of their pathbreaking research. As each of these presentations is planned for approximately an hour each, it would offer an immense learning opportunity to young scholars and researchers to learn from and interact with these scholars of repute.
Hence, as part of our continuing capacity building and outreach activities, we invite applications from Ph.D students, and young faculty (preferably below 40 years) working in Economics (including Energy and Environment) to participate as audience in this conference.

The application should include detailed cv with contact details such as phone and email id, and a precise one page description of your current research. IGIDR will provide boarding and lodging to the selected participants. In addition, selected outstation participants will be paid travel allowance (not exceeding return 2-tier AC train fare by the shortest route) on furnishing the original tickets, apart from a fixed consolidated amount for local travel.

Applications should be sent to The Registrar, IGIDR, Gen. A. K. Vaidya Marg, Goregaon (East), Mumbai 400 065 by post or by fax (022-2840 2752) or by email (sjinternational@igidr.ac.in) by September 28, 2012. Please add "Silver Jubilee International Conference" header to your envelope or electronic message.

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