23rd and 24th August, 2013


(Green Growth, Climate Change and India by Prof. Charles Kolstad, SIEPR, Stanford University)

The Department of Economics, Delhi School of Economics is organizing a two-day Conference on “Indian Economy: Issues and Perspectives” during 23rd & 24th August, 2013. This Conference is being organized as part of the Golden Jubilee Celebrations of The Indian Econometric Society (TIES), the pre-eminent society for economists in India. The sub-themes of the Conference are as follows:

  • Macroeconomic Challenges;
  • Environment Issues;
  • Development Issues; and,
  • Industry and Productivity.

Professor Dinesh Singh, Vice Chancellor, University of Delhi will inaugurate the Conference.

Invited speakers for this Conference are as follows:

 Dr. C. Rangarajan (Chairman, Economic Advisory Council to the Prime Minister);

Shri Montek Singh Ahluwalia (Deputy Chairman, Planning Commission);

Professor T.C.A. Anant (Secretary & Chief Statistician of India, Ministry of Statistics & P.I.);

Professor Subhash C. Ray (University of Connecticut, USA);

Professor Charles Kolstad (Stanford University, USA);

Professor Amrita Dhillon (University of Warwick, U.K.);

Dr. Subir Gokarn (Brookings India and Former Deputy Governor, Reserve Bank of India);

Professor Ashima Goyal (IGIDR, Mumbai);

Dr. Farzana Afridi (Indian Statistical Institute, Delhi);

Professor M. Ramachandran (Pondicherry University);

Professor Bharat Ramaswami (Indian Statistical Institute, Delhi);

Professor E. Somanathan (Indian Statistical Institute, Delhi);

Professor Sugata Marjit (Centre for Studies in Social Sciences, Kolkata)

Dr. Himanshu Joshi (Reserve Bank of India) 

Dr. Sonna Thangzason (Reserve Bank of India)          

Professor Neeraj Hatekar (University of Mumbai);

Professor Surender Kumar (Department of Business Economics, University of Delhi);


The organizing committee of the Conference includes Prof. Pami Dua (Chair), Prof. Pulin B. Nayak, Prof. Aditya Bhattacharjea, Prof. Sunil Kanwar and Dr. Shreekant Gupta.




Prof. Pami Dua
Department of Economics
Delhi School of Economics