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Development Goals (SDGs) in Asia-Pacific"

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Field Investigator on contract basis at PRC

Working Paper 369
Land Use under Homestead in Kerala: The Status of Homestead Cultivation from a
Village Study

Working Paper 368
Conceptualising Work-Life Balance

Working Paper 367
Relationship between Fiscal Deficit Composition and Economic Growth in India:
A Time Series Econometric Analysis

Newsletter (January-June 2016)

Social and Economic Change Monographs - 46
Ecology, Climate Change and Coping Mechanisms for Health and Livelihoods in Semi Arid Tropics of India - Experiences from Peri-urban Areas of Bengaluru City - The Jadigenahalli Case'

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

Journal of Social and Economic Development

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