ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846


IGC-ISI Summer School in Development Economics

ISI New Delhi 5th – 9thJuly 2019

The International Growth Centre of the London School of Economics (LSE) along with the Indian Statistical Institute (ISI), New Delhi is organising the 5thIGC-ISI Summer School in Development Economics from July 5th – 9th 2019. The workshop will be held at the Indian Statistical Institute, New Delhi. The workshop is intended for advanced PhD students, students with recent PhDs, university faculty with recent PhDsand officials engaged in research from government ministries. The workshop will consist of lectures on current research frontiers of the respective subjects, with an emphasis on quantitative methods relevant to contemporary policy issues in India. Participants will have an opportunity to meet lecturers in allocated office hours to discuss their research with lecturers.

Structure: The sessions cover both technical as well as policy-relevant topics. These include introduction to causal inference, micro-econometric methods for research using household and firm data, as well randomized controlled trials; as well as the latest research in environmental economics, management and development, and gender economics.

Lecturers:         Aprajit Mahajan, University of California Berkeley

                        Lakshmi Iyer, University of Notre Dame

                        Namrata Kala, MIT Sloan School of Management                 

Notes for Applicants : Applications should include a current CV and a sample of research work. All students need to submit mark sheet or transcript from Masters/MPhil/PhD program along with CV and sample research work. All applications should be submitted to

2nd class AC Rail-travel and all local expenses for accepted outstation participants will be reimbursed. Applications must be submitted by June 10th, 2019 and acceptance decisions will be made by June 20th, 2019

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