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THIRD Annual Economics Conference - 9th March 2019

Centre-State Dynamics and Issues in Public Policy in collaboration with The Indian Econometric Society (TIES)

About the conference:

Through our Annual Economics Conference we strive to provide a platform for researchers from academia, industry and regulatory organizations to present new advances and research results in the various fields of Economics. This year our theme is Centre-State Dynamics and Issues in Public Policy. Dr. N. R. Bhanumurthy, Professor, National Institute of Public Finance and Policy, New Delhi and Secretary TIES will be delivering the keynote address.

Topics of interest for submission include, but are not limited to

• Public Expenditure
• Analysis of Tax Reforms and Income Distribution
• Economic and Financial Policy
• Fiscal and Monetary Institutions
• Gender and Policy
• Governance and Policy Process
• Health Policy
• Policy Formulation, Implementation and Evaluation
• Public Policy and Administration

Papers not exceeding 7,000 words should be submitted as MS Word document via email to by 15th January, 2019. All submissions will be reviewed and the authors of accepted papers will be informed by 10th February, 2019.

The best paper presented at the conference will be awarded an honorarium of Rs.7000. Authors of accepted papers may be requested to act as discussants for other papers.

Research Colloquium:

On the day of the conference we will be organizing a Research Colloquium for the students of economics who are in early stages of their research. We encourage students working on their research proposals broadly based on the above themes to apply for the colloquium. We intend to accommodate limited number of papers in the sessions wherein students will receive feedback from senior researchers and also interact with other research students from various institutions.

Best research proposal will be awarded cash prize of Rs.5000.
Research proposals in MS Word format should be sent via email to by 15th January, 2019. Please mention Submission for Research Colloquium as the subject of the mail.

Important Dates

Last date of submission: 15th January, 2019

Notification of accepted papers: 10th February, 2019

Last date for registration: 28th February, 2019

Date of conference: 9th March, 2019


All participants are required to register for the conference.

Conference paper presenter – INR 1500

Participants not presenting paper – INR 2000

Research Colloquium paper presenter – NIL

Registration fee includes conference kit and breakfast and lunch on the day of the conference.

Travel and Accommodation:

Participants will be responsible for their own travel and accommodation.

About TIES


The Indian Econometric Society (TIES) is a registered society under Public Societies Registration Act, formed in 1960. It is one of the oldest and largest body of professional econometricians and quantitative economists with more than 2000 members from all over India and abroad. TIES organizes annual conference where experts from all over India and abroad participate and deliberate on various issues.

Visit TIES Website

Second Year - Annual Economic Conference Report (February 2018)

First Year - Annual Economic Conference Report (February 2017)

Contact Details

1. Ms. Amita Vaidya
Associate Dean, Conference Convener


2. Dr. Shreya Biswas
Assistant Professor Co-convener


3. Dr. Anand B.
Assistant Professor, Co-convener


4. Dr. N.R. Bhanumurthy
Secretary - The Indian Econometric Society

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