27th - 29th December, 2010 at Panjab University, Chandigarh
 

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THEMES FOR THE 93rd ANNUAL CONFERENCE OF THE IEA 2010

DATES: 27.29 DECEMBER, 2010

THEME: 1

CLIMATE CHANGE, ENVIRONMENT AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT
Sub-Themes:
  • Climate Change . origin, concept, measures, impacts, mitigation, and adaptation.
  • Climate change policies . the North-South debate
  • Developing countries' strategic approaches, targets, focus, and measures for low carbon economy.
  • Copenhagen Round, Climate Change and REDD.
  • Environmental Degradation, Economic Development and Climate Change: Need for an Alternative Paradigm for Sustainable Development.

THEME: 2

ROLE OF NON-FARM SECTOR IN RURAL DEVELOPMENT
Sub-Themes:
  • Rural Development, its importance and current scenario with limitations of the farm sector.
  • Non-farm sector, its various dimensions and its role in Rural Development especially to reduce the disguised unemployment in the farm sector.
  • Theoretical models and/with empirical studies dealing with non-farm sector.s role in Rural Development for Developing Economies including India.
  • Analysis of the theme at the Global, National, State and District levels with policy prescriptions.

THEME: 3

REGIONALISM AND MULTILATERALISM IN INTERNATIONAL TRADE
Sub-Themes:
  • Economics of Regional and Multilateral Trade.
  • Multilateral Trade Institutions and their relation with Regional Blocks.
  • Economic Integration between nations and regional blocs through trade.
  • Globalization and International Trade.
  • Trade among SAARC countries.

THEME: 4

ECONOMICS OF AMARTYA SEN
Sub-Themes:
  • Amartya Sen and Welfare Economics.
  • Amartya Sen and Development Economics.
  • Poverty, Inequality and Amartya Sen.
  • Economics and Philosophy of Amartya Sen.
  • Other ideas of Amartya Sen, including Planning, Agriculture, Gender Discrimination, Public Action, etc

THEME: 5

PROSPECTS AND CHALLENGES OF ECONOMY OF NORTH-WEST INDIA


THEMATIC KEYNOTE PAPERS
Lead papers during 93rd Annual Conference at Chandigarh.
Name & Designation
Climate change, Environment and Economic Development Prof. Promod Aggarwal
Regional Facilitator,
International Challenge Programme On Climate Change
International Water Management Institute
New Delhi.
Role of Non-Farm Sector in Rural Development Prof. Amitabh Kundu
CSRD, Jawarharlal Nehru University. New Delhi.
Regionalism and Multilateralism in International Trade Dr. Biswajit Dhar
DG,RIS, Zone IV-B Fourth Floor,
India Habitate Centre, New Delhi.
Economics of Amartya Sen Prof. Satish Kumar Jain
Centre for Economic Studies and Planning,
Jawarharlal Nehru University. New Delhi.
MEMORIAL LECTURES
Memorial Lectures during 93rd Annual Conference at Chandigarh.
Name & Designation
Prof. Rudder Datt Memorial Lecture Prof. Y.K. Alagh
Chairman, Institute of Rural Management,
Anand, Gujarat.
Prof. P. R. Bharmananda Memorial Lecture Prof. B.B.Bhattacharaya
Vice-Chancellor
Jawaharlal Nehru University,
New Delhi
Prof. Vera Anstey Memorial Lecture Prof. Abhijit Sen
Member, Planning Commission
Government of India, New Delhi
Prof. Raja J. Chellaih Memorial Lecture Dr C. Rangarajan
Chairman, Economic Advisory Council to the Prime Minister,
New Delhi
SPECIAL LECTURES
Special Lectures by
Address
Prof. Shenggen Fan Director General,
International Food Policy Research Institute,
Washington DC, USA.
Prof. William Darity Arts & Sciences Professor of Public Policy,
Professor of African & African-American Studies & Economics,
Duke University,
USA.
CURRENT TOPIC DISCUSSION
Issues in Economic Governance- Why does programme delivery vary across States?
Prof. Ravi Srivastava Chairman, CSRD,
Jawaharlal Nehru University
New Delhi.
Prof. N.C. Saxsena Former Member Planning Commission,
Government of India,
New Delhi
Prof. S.R. Hashim Former Member Planning Commission and
Director , ISID,
New Delhi.
PANEL DISCUSSION
Inclusive Policy- Individual Focus vs. Social Group Policies.
Prof. Ashwani Saith Dean, Institute of Social Studies,
The Hague,
The Netherlands.
Dr. K.P.Kannan Director, Centre for Development Studies,
Trivandrum. Kerala.
Prof. Van K. Borooah Professor,
University of Ulster.
United Kingdom.
Dr. Bina Agarwal Director,
Institute of Economic Growth
New Delhi.