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18
Mar

Admission to M.A. Programs 2020-22

Application Procedure for M.A. Economics/M.A. Financial Economics/ M.A. Applied Quantitative Finance / M.A. Actuarial Economics / M.A. Environmental Economics / Integrated M.A. Economics: Refer to the Central University of Tamil Nadu,Thiruvarur : http://www.cutn.ac.in https://www.cucetexam.in

28
Feb

Working Paper 187: Political Cycles in MGNREGs Implementation by K. Vinay and Brinda Viswanathan

28
Feb

7th Dr. Raja J. Chelliah Memorial Lecture, “Wealth Creation”, by Dr.K.V.Subramanian, Chief Economic Adviser, Govt. of India at MSE on 4th March, 2020

12
Feb

Seminar on Partition, Forced Migration and Social Identity: Identifying the role of identity in philanthropic behavior by Dr. Debayan Pakrashi, Assistant Professor at the Department of Economic Sciences, IIT Kanpur on 28 February,2020 at 4PM

This paper attempts to assess the role of identity in the context of charitable giving and punitive behavior among Hindu natives and partition refugees of West Bengal, i.e. those who have migrated to West Bengal (in India) from East Pakistan (now Bangladesh), post-partition of India in 1947 using a detailed and unique dataset from the Indian state of West Bengal.

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12
Feb

Seminar on Validity of capability estimates obtained through structural equation modelling in a multidimensional setting – an agent-based simulation exercise by Prof. Jaya Krishnakunar, University of Geneva, Switzerland on 18 February,2020 at 4PM

Abstract: The aim of this study is to evaluate the performance of structural equation models (SEM) in the estimation of capabilities in a multidimensional development space. We simulate a society using agent-based modelling techniques. As capabilities are hardly observed in reality, it is necessary to perform a simulation exercise for comparing the capability estimates with their simulated “true” values. Rather

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31
Jan

Seminar on The Impact of Demonetization on Domestic Agricultural Trade in India by by Dr. Sudha Narayanan, Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research on 11 February, 2020 at MSE

Abstract: This paper examines the impact of an extreme monetary shock, India’s demonetization event in 2016, on domestic agricultural trade. Using data on arrivals and prices from around 3000 regulated markets for 35 major crops, we find that demonetization reduced trade value by 13% in the short run, settling at 10% eight months after demonetization – driven more by a

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22
Jan

Working Paper 186: Can Women Empowerment Help to Reduce Open Defecation in India: Evidence from NFHS 4 By Amrita Chatterjee and Shriya Agarwal

24
Dec

Working Paper 185: Weather Shocks, Agricultural Productivity and Farmer Suicides in India By Sonal Barve, K.S. Kavi Kumar and Brinda Viswanathan

23
Dec

The Seminar On Ethnic-geographic continuum By Naveen Bharathi (IIM Bangalore), Deepak Malghan (IIM Bangalore) & Andaleeb Rahman (Cornell University) On 13 January, 2020, 3.30 – 4.30 Pm

Date: 13 January, 2020 Venue: TBA Time: 3.30 – 4.30 pm Seminar title: Ethnic-geographic continuum Please find the details of the paper below: Authors: Naveen Bharathi (IIM Bangalore), Deepak Malghan (IIM Bangalore) & Andaleeb Rahman (Cornell University) Abstract: The association between diversity and development – both negative and positive – has been empirically tested for a limited set of diversity variables

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10
Dec

Working Paper 184: Fiscal Transfers, Natural Calamities and Partisan Politics – Evidence from India By Anubhab Pattanayak and K.S. Kavi Kumar