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IGC-ISI Summer School in Development Economics

ISI New Delhi,9th – 12thJuly 2020

The International Growth Centre, directed by the London School of Economics (LSE) and University of Oxford,along with the Indian Statistical Institute (ISI), New Delhi is organising the 6th IGC-ISI Summer School in Development Economics 9th – 12thJuly 2020. 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 PhDs, Post-docs and officials engaged in research from government ministries. The workshop will consist of lectures across a range of subjects, looking at current frontier research, 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.

Structure:The sessions cover technical and policy-relevant topics.Theseinclude introduction to micro-econometric methods for research using household and firm data;the latest research in intra households’ allocations, health economics, and gender economics.

Lecturers:              Ajay Mahal, University of Melbourne

                                Aprajit Mahajan, University of California Berkeley

                                Pramila Krishnan, University of Oxford

                                S Anukriti, Boston College

Note toapplicants:Applications should include a current CV, a sample of research work and a mark sheet or transcript from their Masters/MPhil/PhDprogramme. All applicants should also complete the application form for the IGC Summer School. If you have any further questions, please send an email to india@theigc.orgwith the subject line‘IGC-ISI Summer School 2020’. Application Form Link- https://forms.gle/eJ2kcxajxeZDECMW7

2nd class AC rail-travel and all local expenses including accommodationwill be reimbursed for accepted outstation participants. Applications must be submitted by 20th March 2020 and acceptance decisions will be made by 30th May 2020.

 

 

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