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Latest ISEC Publications

Ph.D. Programme 2016-17: List of Applicants Short-Listed for Written Test

Ph.D. Programme 2016-17: Corrigendum

Ph.D. Programme 2016-17: Ph.D Entrance Examination Model Question Paper 

Social Science Talent Search Scheme Examination - 2016: List of Selected Candidates

Call for Papers for an International Conference
"The Middle Class in World Society"

List of Candidates selected for ISEC Summer
 Internship Programme 2016

Working Paper 361
Social Exclusion and Caste Discrimination in Public and Private Sectors in India: A Decomposition Analysis

Working Paper 360
Educational Outcome: Identifying Social Factors in South 24 Parganas District of West Bengal

Journal of Social and Economic Development

Newsletter (July-December 2015)

Social and Economic Change Monographs - 45
Imperatives of Trade Facilitation in the Context of India's Select Special Economic Zones

Social and Economic Change Monographs - 44
Defending the Green Realm: The Forest Conservation Act 1980 of India in Theory and Practice

Social and Economic Change Monographs - 43
Land Policy and Administration in Karnataka: Urban Property Ownership Records -
The Karnataka Experience

Latest Articles Published

'Ways out of the poverty trap' by D Rajasekhar

'Collusion, Co-option and Capture: Social Accountability and Social Audits  in Karnataka, India' by D Rajasekhar (together with Salim Lakha and R Manjula) was awarded Professor Sanjaya Lall prize for the best paper

'Mobility through Sanskritisation: An Apparent Phenomenon?'
by Manohar Yadav

'Effects of Demographic Change on Environmental Degradation: Evidence and Implications for India' by C M Lakshmana

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