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London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) establishes a new academic position in honor of Amartya Sen
The London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) has established the Amartya Sen Chair in Inequality Studies to honour the Indian-born economist, philosopher and Nobel laureate. The chair will provide coordination and strategic leadership on the inter-disciplinary analysis of inequalities at LSE. Besides, it will connect research on inequalities across the School, engage with ..
Topics: Academia • Academic disciplines • Amartya Sen • Economist • India Observatory • Institute for New Economic Thinking • International Center for Research on Women • Jean Drèze • London School of Economics • Sen • Social choice theory
The main focus of the Deaton’s study is on measurement issues. In the 1980’s, the research in the economic development was mostly based theoretical and wherever it was empirical, it was based on the aggregate data from nation accounts. And the studies were based on several assumptions about individual consumption behaviour. Deaton questioned the notion ..
India’s First Smoke Free StateOn May 31, 2010, (World No Tobacco Day) Sikkim has become India’s First state to be declared as “Smoke Free State” in India. New DGP of Maharastra?D. Sivanandan takes charge as Maharashtra’s new Director General of Police (DGP), taking over from A.N. Roy, who was retired. New Chairman of Railway Board:Vivek ..
Month: Current Affairs - June, 2010
Topics: Commonwealth republics • Countries • Current Affairs 2010 • Economic sanctions • Economy of Iran • Federal republics • International Organizations • Jean Drèze • Member states of the Commonwealth of Nations • Member states of the United Nations • Sam Pitroda • Sanctions against Iran • World