18-03-2015: invites you to A lecture by Prof. Ashwani Saith On UNCONDITIONAL CASH GRANTS

2015-03-16


School of Development Studies
Ambedkar University Delhi (AUD)
invites you to
A lecture by
 
Prof. Ashwani Saith
Eminent Economist
 
On
 
UNCONDITIONAL CASH GRANTS FOR ALL:
TRANSFORMATIVE POLICY OR GLOBAL PANACEA?
Venue: CR 12
Date: 18 March, 2015 (Wednesday)
Time: 2: 15 pm onwards
 
Ashwani Saith is Professor of Rural Economics at the Institute of Social Studies at The Hague in Netherlands. He is currently, visiting faculty at the School of Development Studies, AUD. He has taught and researched on a range of themes in development studies, with a focus on processes and policies concerning poverty and socio-economic vulnerability, labour and work in unorganized/informal economies, rural development, rural industrialization and non-farm economies, migration, information technology, reform and transitions, and globalization processes and patterns. Regionally, his work focuses on Asia, especially on India and China.
 
Dr Saith has also served as a research analyst and policy advisor with several international development agencies, including ILO, FAO, IFAD and UNDP. He has been associated in an editorial capacity with several leading academic journals in the field of development, including Development and Change, Journal of Agrarian Change, Journal of Peasant Studies, Journal of Development Studies, Indian Journal of Labour Economics, and Labour and Development. He has published extensively in international journals, and also authored and edited several books.