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

INDIAN SOCIETY OF LABOUR ECONOMICS (ISLE)

INDIAN SOCIETY OF LABOUR ECONOMICS (ISLE)

CALL FOR PAPERS

60th ISLE Annual Conference, 19-21 December 2018, Mumbai

The Indian Society of Labour Economics (ISLE) is pleased to announce its 60th Annual Conference to be held in Mumbai during 19-21 December 2018. This Conference which commemorates the Diamond Jubilee year of the formation of ISLE is being organised by the Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research (IGIDR), Mumbai. Professor Kaushik Basu, C Marks Professor, Cornell University and former Chief Economist and Senior Vice President, The World Bank, is the Conference President. Dr. C. Veeramani, Professor, IGIDR and Mr. Jai Mohan Pandit, Registrar, IGIDR are the Co-Organising Secretaries of the Conference.

Conference Themes
- Emerging Labour Markets and Employment Challenges
- Inequality in Labour Markets and Wellbeing
- World of Work and Women

Submission of Papers:

The papers should be submitted online by creating an account at www.isleijle.org/60isleconference. Alternatively, the papers may be emailed to conference.isle@gmail.com. For details related to word limit, style and references, please visit http://www.springer.com/economics/journal/41027.

Best Paper Awards and Fellowship: Every year ISLE gives two best paper awards - Ruddar Datt Memorial Award and Sanjay Thakur Young Labour Economist Award (carrying a prize money of Rs. 10,000 each) - and one fellowship - Surjit Singh Fellowship (with a grant of Rs. 40, 000 for preparing a research paper/monograph related to one of the Conference themes) - to young scholars below 40 years. For further details, visit: www.isleijle.org/60isleconference.

Registration for Participation:

Participation Category
With Accommodation
Without Accommodation
India (INR)
5000
4000
2500
Developing Countires (US $)
175
150
100
Other Countries (US $)
250
200
150

The registration fee for the Conference includes payment towards a conference kit, modest accommodation and meals and transportation between the place of accommodation (arranged by the organisers) and the venue. 50% concession on registration is available to students and scholars who are not employed or for those employed as research assistants and associates (below the level of Assistant Professor/Lecturer). Accommodation would not be available for those registering after the deadline of 30 November 2018. On-the spot registration will be allowed only for those seeking participation without accommodation.

ISLE Membership: ISLE Membership (Annual or Life) is mandatory for participation in the conference. The conference registration fee does not include the ISLE membership fee which needs to be paid separately. The annual membership fee is Rs. 1000 for those from India, US$ 75 for those from developing countries, and US$ 125 for those from other countries. Registration and the Membership fee may be paid by way of NEFT/RTGS Transfer or Demand draft (DD) or local cheque. Payment details are available on www.isleijle.org/60isleconference.

INDIAN SOCIETY OF LABOUR ECONOMICS
C/o Institute for Human Development
Plot No. 84, Functional Industrial Estate (FIE), Patparganj, Delhi–110092, India
Phones: 011-22159148/49, Extn. - 117/118; Mobile: +91- 9871177540 Email:isle.ijle@gmail.com; Website: www.isleijle.org

 

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