IGIDR, Mumbai, December 22-24, 2013

The Golden Jubilee Conference of the Indian Econometric Society is scheduled to be held at Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research, Mumbai from 22nd to 24th December, 2013.Professor KaushikBasu, Senior Vice-President & Chief Economist, The World Bank, is the Conference President.The Society welcomes research papers that fall in the broader area of quantitative economics. All those who are interested in submitting papers for the Conference should send the softcopy of the full paper and the abstract (300 words) to Dr K Shanmugan, Convener, Programme Committee (e-mail: and one copy to Secretary of the society at

More information can be obtained at For accommodation and other venue details please contact incharge of Local Organizing Committee Secretariat-Ms. JayshreeBorkar at The co-coordinators of the local organizing committee are Prof. G.Mthili and Mr. Jai Mohan Pandit. The last date for submission of papers is 1st November 2013.Communication about the acceptance of papers will be conveyed to the authors by the end of November 2013.

During this Golden Jubilee year, the society is organizing a number of regional conferences/workshops/training programs. The details of these activities can be obtained from the TIES website.

Life Members are requested to communicate change of address, if any, to the Secretary, TIES, at the earliest.

Dr N R Bhanumurthy Secretary, TIES

'Prof MJ Manohar Rao award' for the year 2013

With the help of generous financial support from styudent and friends of late Prof. MJ Manohar Rao. TIES institutes an award to commemorate his contributions to economic research as well as to the TIES. The award would be given to young researchers below the age of 35 years and consits of a cash prize of Rs. 10,000 eachh and citation. Young Scholars who would not be above the age of 35 years by 1st january 2014 are eligible for the considerartion of award for the current year. They should send their application/nomination that consist of detatiled CV, date of birth, institution affiliation, publication details and two selected publication to the Secretory, TIES ( 30th September 2013. The award would be presented during the next annual conference to be held at IGIDR, Mumbai from 22nd to 24 december 2013.

N R Bhanumurthy
Secretary, TIES