Call for Applications for Pre-Conference Workshop
Behavioural and Experimental Economics for Environmental Policy
Date: 5th November 2019; Venue: CESS, Hyderabad
The Indian Society for Ecological Economics (INSEE) is organizing a one-day pre-conference workshop on Behavioural and Experimental Economics for Environmental Policy on the 5th of November 2019 at the Centre for Economic and Social Studies (CESS), Hyderabad, the venue for its Tenth Biennial Conference.
This workshop proposes to provide a theoretical background of behavioural and experimental economics, their applications in various fields with an emphasis on environmental and natural resource economics. Case studies involving field experiments conducted among farmers in Bhavani river basin and among households of Coimbatore city will be demonstrated. Hands on practice session will focus on participants gaining insights into design and implementation of laboratory and field experiments as well as natural experiments.
Following is the tentative agenda for the workshop:
Balasubramanian R. Professor of Agricultural Economics, Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, Coimbatore (Coordinator)
Venkatachalam L. RBI Chair Professor, Madras Institute of Development Studies, Chennai.
Manjula M. Principal Scientist, MS Swaminathan Research Foundation, Chennai.
A limited number of seats are available and the workshop will be open to both paper presenters as well as young researchers and Ph.D.students who are working on environmental / resource economics. However, preference in selection will be given to those who have accepted papers for presentation in the conference. There is no registration fee for the workshop, however, it is expected that the participants will make their own arrangements for travel and accommodation.
Interested researchers may send their application by e-mail to Organising Secretary, INSEE conference email: (firstname.lastname@example.org) with subject heading: “Application for Preconference workshop”. Applicants must send the following documents (in MS-Word .doc and not in .docx):
The deadline for receiving applications is July 31, 2019. Shortlisted candidates will be informed by August 15, 2019.
Jeena T Srinivasan