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Seminar Series

The goal of the 21CIC Seminar Series is to showcase new research on the Indian economy by junior scholars across the globe. The talks fit into each of the following thematic areas: Global Competitiveness, Inclusive Growth and Climate Sustainability.

The talks are seminar-style and held virtually. Each speaker is assigned a discussant to provide feedback on the main points of the paper.

Seminars will be held on Wednesdays at 8:30 a.m. Pacific Time unless otherwise noted. Each talk will last an hour and include discussion and Q&A. 

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Upcoming Events

Check back in August for the fall 2024 lineup.

2023-24 Series

Date Speaker / Discussant / Paper
Sept. 27, 2023 Speaker: Radhika Jain, University College London
Discussant: Yashna Nandan, UC San Diego
Paper: "Private Hospital Behavior Under Government Insurance: Evidence from Reimbursement Changes in India"
Oct. 18, 2023 Speaker: Bharti Nandwani, Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research
Discussant: Gaurav Chiplunkar, UVA
Paper: "Female representation in school management and school quality"
Nov. 1, 2023 Speaker: M.R. Sharan, University of Maryland, College Park
Discussant: Saad Gulzar, Princeton University
Paper: "Who Becomes A Local Politician? Evidence from India"
Dec. 6, 2023 Speaker: Raahil Madhok, University of Minnesota
Discussant: Francisco Costa, University of Delaware
Paper: "Internal Migration and the Re-organization of Agriculture"
Jan. 24, 2024 Speaker: Yusuf Neggers, University of Michigan
Paper: "Updating the State: Does Easier Access to Program Information Improve Bureaucrat Performance?"
Feb. 14, 2024 Speaker: Rajat Kochhar, University of Chicago
Discussant: TBD
Paper: TBD
March 13, 2024 Speaker: Shilpa Aggarwal, ISB
Discussant: TBD
Paper: TBD
April 3, 2024 Speaker: Sanghamitra Warrier Mukherjee, IMF
Discussant: TBD
Paper: TBD
May 1, 2024 Speaker: Madeline McKelway, Dartmouth College
Discussant: TBD
Paper: TBD
June 5, 2024 Speaker: Anand ChopraUniversity of Liverpool Management School
Discussant: Minki Kim, University of Mannheim
Paper: "The Equilibrium Impact of Agricultural Support Prices and Input Subsidies"