IGC-ISI Summer School in Development Economics


11e – 14e July 2021

The International Growth Center, led by the London School of Economics (LSE) and the University of Oxford, in collaboration with the Indian Statistical Institute (ISI), New Delhi is organizing the 7e IGC-ISI Summer School in Development Economics from 11e – 14e July 2021. The workshop will be held virtually and is aimed at advanced doctoral students, students with recent doctorates, university professors with recent doctorates, post-docs and research officials from government departments. . The workshop will consist of lectures on a range of topics, reviewing current exploratory research, with an emphasis on quantitative methods relevant to contemporary political issues in India. Participants will have the opportunity to meet online speakers during allotted office hours to discuss their research.

Structure: The sessions cover relevant technical and political topics. These include an introduction to micro-econometric methods for research using household and business data; the latest research on intra-household allowances, development issues and gender economics.


Gaurav Chiplunkar, University of Virginia

Maitreesh Ghatak, London School of Economics

Pramila Krishnan, University of Oxford

Sonia Bhalotra, University of Essex

Note to applicants: Applications should include an up-to-date CV, research sample, and grade sheet or transcript from their Masters / Masters / PhD program. All applicants must also complete the application form (Connect: https://bit.ly/3s67UsB) for the IGC Summer School. If you have any further questions, please email india@theigc.org with the subject line ‘IGC-ISI Summer School 2021’.

Applications must be submitted by 12e May 2021 and acceptance decisions will be made before the 15the June 2021.

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