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Asia Research Centre Fellows Seminar

Public Seminar and Discussion

Monday 11th June 2012, 12.30pm to 4.30pm, Room U110, Tower 1, LSE

Speakers: Manju Singh, Vanishree Joseph, Ravjeev Sibal and Sarah George

Discussants: Himanshu, Abhiroop Mukhopadhyay, David Piachaud and Tirthankar Roy

Chair: Ruth Kattumuri

At this seminar Fellows associated with the Asia Research Centre will disseminate their research for comment and discussion.

Dr Vanishree Joseph| is Subir Chowdhury Fellow at the Asia Research Centre.  Vanishree's presentation is titled Quality of Life Vs Economic Growth: Experience from India and Bangladesh.

Dr Manju Singh| is Sir Ratan Tata Fellow at the Asia Research Centre. The title of Manju's presentation is Public Employment Programme in India: MGNREGA, how gender inclusive is it?

Mr Rajeev Sibal is Modi-Narayanan Fellow, currently a PhD candidate at LSE in the Department of International Relations. The title of Rajeev's presentation is Are Indian Markets Liberal? Firm level reactions to market incentives.

Ms Sarah George was Thailand Government Scholar 2010-11. Sarah's presentation is titled Dancing Under the Mongkhon: How Thailand’s national sport can teach us a distinctive moral code.

Dr Himanshu is Assistant Professor, Jawaharlal Nehru University.

Dr Abhiroop Mukhopadhyay is Associate Professor, Indian Statistical Institute.

Professor David Piachaud is Professor of Social Policy, Department of Social Policy, LSE.

Dr Tirthankar Roy is Reader in Economic History, Department of Economic History, LSE.

Dr Ruth Kattumuri| is Co-Director of the Asia Research Centre and India Observatory.

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