Ninth INSEE Biennial Conference, 2017, KILA, Thrissur
Sustainability, Institutions, Incentives: Voices, Policies and Commitments
8 - 10 November 2017

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November 8, Wednesday | 14:00–15:30
Session 1.3.1: Terrestrial Ecosystems
Presenter Paper
Mihir Mathur and Kabir Sharma Modelling the economics of grassland degradation in Banni, India, using system dynamics
Manjula M, Girigan Gopi and Vipindas Wetland paddy ecosystems and amphibian diversity: need for compensating conservation
Dayakar Peddi Economic cost of land degradation in India
Chandan Singha Analysing adoption of soil conservation measures in Darjeeling district, West Bengal, India
November 8, Wednesday | 14:00–15:30
Session 1.3.2: Impacts of Climate Change and Adaptation by farmers 1
Presenter Paper
Subir Sen Rainfall and agricultural productivity: empirical analysis of possible relationship
Ajay Kumar Singh, K G S Narayanan and Pritee Sharma Influence of climate variability on sugarcane farming in India: an application of stochastic frontier production approach
Md. Mahedi Hasan, Mohammad Tauhidul Islam Climate change and its impact on agricultural production in Bangladesh: Geo-statistical Analysis of spatial and temporal variations
Chandan Kumar Jha Migration as adaptation strategy to cope with climate change: a study of farmers’ migration in Bihar
November 8, Wednesday | 14:00–15:30
Session 1.3.3: Fuelling Challenges
Presenter Paper
Dhanyashree Bhuvandas and Haripriya Gundimeda Transport fuel elasticity estimation to understand the impacts of energy subsidy reform in India: a household study
Prantika Das and Haripriya Gundimeda Direct and indirect impact pathways of biofuels in developing countries: A meta-analysis of literature evidences
Vandana Maurya Conflicting dilemmas of energy saving in Indian domestic sector: efficiency vs. conservation
November 8, Wednesday | 14:00–15:30
Session 1.3.4: SDGs and Global South 1 Urban challenges in sanitation
Presenter Paper
Debasree Bose and Arijita Dutta the country progressing towards sustainable development goal?
NC Narayanan Technology choice and institutional options in urban sanitation: towards a protocol for town level sanitation planning
Indranil De Urban sanitation, co‐financing and the myth of co‐production: the case of Indian slums
November 9, Thursday | 11:00–13:00
Session 2.2.1: Perceptions and Behavioural responses
Presenter Paper
Monalisa Ghosh What affects the willingness to pay for arsenic safe drinking water? A case study in rural West Bengal
Arakhita Behera Do consumers really care about green practices? A case study of GHMC star hotels
Varadarajan Raghupathy and G Uma Perception of stakeholders on the maintenance of irrigation tanks in Sivagangai district of Tamil Nadu
Maya K Trust and life satisfaction: evidence from India
Claudia Lemke, Rita Bergmann and Dennis A. Ostwald Evidence-based sustainability reporting: condensing the integral sustainability of individual economic agents, branches and economies into the sustainability index NAX
November 9, Thursday | 11:00–13:00
Session 2.2.2: Impacts of Climate Change and adaptation by farmers 2
Presenter Paper
L Umamaheswari Impact of drought on agriculture in Chittoor district of Andhra Pradesh
Deepika Swami and Devanathan Parthasarathy Climate variability and agriculture vulnerability for Vidarbha region of Maharashtra, India
Saptarsi Chakraborty and Santadas Ghosh Propagating salt tolerant rice: possible adaptation strategy against climate change in coastal West Bengal
Asfika Begum and Ratul Mahanta Impact of climate change and variability on rice yield in Assam
V Saravanakumar Agricultural production and income in a disaster year: findings from the study of Melanjippattu village affected by cyclone Thane
November 9, Thursday | 11:00–13:00
Session 2.2.3: Conservation
Presenter Paper
Trupthi Narayan and Pankaj Sekhsaria Media reporting on the protected areas in Maharashtra - a thematic analysis
Binilkumar Amarayil Sreeraman and Konthoujam Gyanendra Singh Conservation vs. livelihood: stakeholder preferences over the improved conservation of Loktak lake in Manipur, India
Sulochana Pednekar Collective action and eco-tourism under different institutional framework- comparison of turtle nesting sites in Goa and Maharashtra
Michael Sinclair, Andrea Ghermandi, Sheela A. Moses, Sabu Joseph (TBC) Using geotagged photos from social media to value the recreational benefits of Kerala’s wetlands in India
Saji M Kadavil Conservancies and conservation: women forest protection group in the Western Ghats of Kerala
November 9, Thursday | 11:00–13:00
Session 2.2.4: SDG and Global South 2 Urban challenges in housing and waste
Presenter Paper
Ismail Haque Inequality in access to quality housing in Kolkata- a micro level spatial analysis using geographically weighted regression
Rakesh Kumar Sharma and Vibhor Sood Waste management in the Himalayan hill city Shimla: concerns for ecology, economics and governance
Shivani Wadehra and Arabinda Mishra Enabling institutions to achieve efficient waste management
Bishal Bharadwaj (TBC) Who co-operates and who not: retailer response to municipality plastic bag ban in Nepal
November 9, Thursday | 14:00–15:30
Session 2.3.1: Politics, Resistance and Movements
Presenter Paper
P Omkar Nadh Politics of pollution: a case of Godavari mega aqua food park in west Godavari district of Andhra Pradesh
Deepika Swami and Devanathan Parthasarathy Increasing water vulnerability of Indian megacity, Mumbai: interconnected web of politics and policies
Arpita Bisht and Julien-François Gerber Ecological distribution conflicts over mineral extraction in India: an overview
Joan Martinez-Alier The EJOLT project (2011-15) and the EnvJustice project (2016-21) at the ICTA UAB, Barcelona
November 9, Thursday | 14:00–15:30
Session 2.3.2: Aquatic Ecosystems
Presenter Paper
Jyothis Sathyapalan Economic value of biodiversity loss: a case study of by-catch from Andhra Pradesh marine fishery
Pankaj Sekhsaria The ecology and history of the Andaman Islands: bottom up and through the lens of fiction
Lucy M Turner An interdisciplinary risk assessment: harmful microbes, shellfish, climate change and urbanisation in Mangalore, southwest India
W D L Stanley The Muthurajawela marsh- lagoon ecosystem in Negombo, Sri Lanka
November 9, Thursday | 14:00–15:30
Session 2.3.3: Institutions for governance of 'commons'
Presenter Paper
Anindita Roy Saha and Grace Charles Muangirwa Participatory forest management and the role of institutions in Tanzania: a survey
S Krithi What constitutes the ‘commons’ in water? A case study of irrigation systems in Puducherry district
Jingjing Cai and Hang Xiong An agent-based Simulation of cooperation in the use of irrigation systems
Tapas Kumar Sutradhar and Santadas Ghosh Self governance of fishermen in Sundarban: a case study
November 9, Thursday | 14:00–15:30
Session 2.3.4: SDGs and Global South 3 Health
Presenter Paper
Tapaswini Nayak and Indrani Roy Chowdhury Health externality in terms of respiratory illness related sick days due to air pollution: evidence from open cast coal mining region of Odisha
P Manikandan, N Kamaladhasan and S Chandrasekaran Studies on the influence of land change and land use pattern on the mosquito vector population in human dominated ecosystems at Palani, Dindigul district, Tamil Nadu
Gaurav Kumar Impact of air pollutant PM10 on house rent in the cities of Ghaziabad and NOIDA of NCR in India using hedonic property price model
Arvind Lakshmisha, Priyanka Agarwal and Bhargavi Nagendra Promoting collective action to improve water security in peri-urban areas around Bangalore city using social accountability tools
November 10, Friday | 11:30–13:30
Session 3.2.1: Livelihood
Presenter Paper
Dhanya B Ecosystem services and agricultural livelihoods: an analysis of trade-offs in peri-urban Bangalore
Pradyot Ranjan Jena and Bibhu Prasad Nayak Can third party certification programs improve livelihoods and reduce food insecurity: an empirical study from southern India
Sneha G and Gopakumar Viswanathan and Amalendu Jyotishi Role and movement pattern of women entrepreneurs in the fish value chain: a micro level study in India
Krishna Malakar, Trupti Mishra and Anand Patwardhan Drivers of adaptation decisions in marine fishing community of Mumbai, India
Harshan Tee Pee Agricultural production and income in a disaster year: findings from the study of Melanjippattu village affected by cyclone Thane
November 10, Friday | 11:30–13:30
Session 3.2.2: Valuations, evaluations and viabilities
Presenter Paper
Prajna Paramita Mishra Economic valuation of a recreation model: challenges and way forward
Sukanya Das, Karthick Radhakrishnan and Bouzit Madjid Assessing the economic viability of alternative option for water management: a case study of Coimbatore district, Tamil Nadu
Megha Nath Improving evaluation knowledge for better regulation in the forest policies
Abhijit Sharan Economic valuation of coastal and marine ecosystem goods and services in India
Chandra Sekhar Bahinipati and Unmesh Patnaik Can increasing human development and income reduce impact from natural disasters? empirical evidence for floods in India
November 10, Friday | 11:30–13:30
Session 3.2.3: Climate Governance-- tools and techniques
Presenter Paper
Udayakrishnan Azhakath What lies ahead for global climate governance? A discussion on key approaches and the experience so far
K. Dhavala What would a socio-economic and energy technology system be like if we limit climate change to Paris agreement? An hybrid modelling system approach
Akanksha Jumde and Nishant Kumar Climate change induced migration: challenges and opportunities under international law: a case study of India and Bangladesh
Ramnath Reghunadhan Integrating space technologies into river basin management: an Indian scenario
Mousami Prasad, Trupti Mishra and Varadraj Bapat Role of voluntary compliance in managing climate change at firm level in India
November 10, Friday | 11:30–13:30
Session 3.2.4: SDGs and Global South 4 Inequality, inclusion, access
Presenter Paper
Saswat Kishore Mishra (TBC), Pulak Mishra and Srijit Mishra Factors influencing corporate social responsibility expenditure of Indian mining firms: implications for ecology and social inclusion
Lavanya Suresh Perspectives on gender equality in the context of environmental sustainability
Abhilas Kumar Pradhan Dimension of biomass as the primary source of household energy – a study in forest fringe villages of Assam in northeast India
Kulen Chandra Das Dimension of biomass as the primary source of household energy – a study in forest fringe villages of Assam in northeast India
Indrani Roy Chowdhury Dual control of forests in a federal structure