Sponsored Projects

List of sponsored projects according to beginning of funding year.

   

2017

  • Deep Mukherjee, (2017, PI), "Evaluation of HDFC Bank's Gram Samridhhi (Part I)," sponsored by Shramik Bharti, INR 3.60 Lakhs.

2016

  • Debayan Pakrashi, Deep Mukherjee, Arun Kumar Sharma (IIT Kanpur), Paul Frijters (University of Queensland) and Asadul Islam (Monash), (2016-18, Co-PI), "Skill Formation and Self-Employment Generation through Vocational Training," funded by the Indian Council of Social Science Research, New Delhi, INR 8.5 Lakhs.

  • Debayan Pakrashi, (2016-18), "Evaluating and Learnings from India's Family Planning Investments," with the International Centre for Research on Women (ICRW), IPE Global, IIPS Mumbai and others, funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.

  • Deep Mukherjee and Debayan Pakrashi, (2016-17, Co-PI), Comprehensive Agricultural Information System (CAIS) development (feasibility study), sponsored by the Government of Uttar Pradesh, INR 19.9 Lakhs.

  • Debayan Pakrashi, (2016-17), "Affirmative Action, Discrimination and Economic Development: Lessons and Evidence," with Monash University, Australia, funded by the Australia-India Council, AUD 30,000.

  • Debayan Pakrashi and Paul Frijters, (2016-17, Co-PI), "A workshop into women's safety in India," funded by the Australia India Council, AUD 50,000.

  • Debayan Pakrashi, Yves Zenou, Choon Wang, and Asad Islam, (2016-17, Co-PI), "Discrimination in the demand for health services in India," funded by Department of Economics, Monash University, AUD 19,500.

2015

  • Tanika Chakraborty, (2015-17, PI), "Courts, Networks and Start-Ups: Institutions matter for small enterprise development in South Asia," sponsored by IDRC, Canada, INR 84 Lakhs.

  • Wasim Ahmad, (2015-17, Co-PI), "Financial integration in the SAARC region: Empirical analysis and policy issues", funded by the Indian Council of Social Science Research (ICSSR), New Delhi, INR 40 Lakhs.

  • Deep Mukherjee, (2015-16, Consulting), "Socio-economic study for developmental needs assessment in nearby areas of various thermal power stations in Uttar Pradesh," sponsored by Uttar Pradesh Rajya Vidyut Utpadan Nigam Ltd. (UPRVUNL), INR 25 Lakhs.

  • Debayan Pakrashi, Asadul Islam (Monash), Christopher Barrett (Cornell), Marcel Fafchamps (Stanford), Paul Christian (Cornell) and BRAC, (2015-16, Co-PI), "Technology Adoption and Diffusion: The System of Rice Intensification and Food Security in Bangladesh," funded by the International Growth Centre, Bangladesh.

  • Tanika Chakraborty, (2015, Consulting), "A study on Child Labor in Uttar Pradesh," sponsored by Ministry of Labor, Uttar Pradesh, INR 1 Lakhs.

2014

  • Tanika Chakraborty, (2014-15, PI), "A study on the interaction between the formal and informal institutions and its effect on entrepreneurship," sponsored by ICSSR, INR 10 Lakhs.

  • Debayan Pakrashi, Paul Frijters (Queensland) and Asadul Islam (Monash), (2014-15, Co-PI), "Can We Select the Right Peers in Indian Education? Evidence from Kolkata," funded by the International Growth Centre, India Central, London School of Economics, £ 10,000.

  • Debayan Pakrashi, Asadul Islam (Monash), Christopher Barrett (Cornell), Marcel Fafchamps (Stanford), Garth Holloway (Reading) and other researchers from IRRI, Monash, Dhaka University and BRAC, (2014-15, Co-PI), "Technology Adoption and Food Security in Rural Bangladesh," funded by the International Growth Centre, Bangladesh, £ 60,000.

2012

  • Tanika Chakraborty, (2012-15, Co-PI), "Decisions made under uncertainties and limited information by IIT Kanpur undergraduate students," sponsored by IIT Kanpur, 2012 –2015, INR 12 Lakhs.

  • Vimal Kumar, (2012-14, Co-PI), "Economic analysis of urban housing markets and policies", sponsored by the Housing and Urban Development Corporation Limited (HUDCO).

  • Somesh Kumar Mathur, (2012-14, Consulting), "Trade in Climate Smart Goods: Prometeo Project," sponsored by the Government of Ecuador.