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Industrial Wastewater Remediation using Agroforestry

Industrial effluents and municipal wastewater are increasingly finding their way into freshwater bodies, posing serious health and environmental challenges. In this paper, the potential for industrial wastewater remediation through agroforestry is explored for a peri urban farming region in India.

Achieving Allocative Efficiency Using Economic Instruments for Pollution Control

Allocative efficiency in a thermal power sector can be defined as the equalisation of marginal abatement costs (MACs) across power plants for a given emission cap. Computation of the MAC (loss in electricity generation per unit reduction in emission generation) requires specification of the emission-generating technology.

The Politics of Urban Waters

In waterbodies and waterways, in scarcity (drought) and in surfeit (floods), waters produce and inscribe social difference and indifference. This talk employs empirical material from studies in Chennai to explore the politics of urban waters.

IEG-INSEE Special Lecture

Institute of Economic Growth University Enclave, New Delhi, Delhi

ECONOMICS OF BUILDING RESILIENCE TO FLOODING: A CASE OF DHAKA CITY