Seminar by – Dr Federico Lupo-Pasini Lecturer, International Business and Finance Law School of Law Queen’s University, Belfast 24th August, 2017 (Thursday) at 3:00 PM

  Is Financial Nationalism on the Rise? A discussion on the logic of cooperation in international finance  by Dr Federico Lupo-Pasini Lecturer, International Business and Finance Law School of Law Queen’s University, Belfast  On 24th August, 2017 (Thursday) at 3:00 PM Venue : Seminar Room (First Floor) Department of Economics, Delhi School of Economics All are cordially invited Abstract Since the creation of the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision in 1975, regulatory and supervisory cooperation in finance has become the norm for OECD countries, and it is increasingly pursued by most emerging economies. Yet, the recent political developments following Brexit,

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Seminar by – Ashwini Deshpande, Department of Economics, Delhi School of Economics, 31st August, 2017 (Thursday) at 3:00 PM

   Do Livelihood Programmes Empower Women? Evidence from Self-Help Groups in Rural India by Ashwini Deshpande Department of Economics, Delhi School of Economics On 31st August, 2017 (Thursday) at 3:00 PM Venue : Seminar Room (First Floor) Department of Economics, Delhi School of Economics All are cordially invited Abstract Based on primary data from a  large-scale rural survey of the ten poorest districts in Maharashtra, this paper examines the impact of participation in self-help groups on livelihoods and various other dimensions of women’s lives, e.g. political participation, awareness of administrative positions, financial literacy and autonomy, decision-making and mobility, access to information

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Seminar by – Alok Kumar,University of Victoria, British Columbia, 3rd August, 2017 (Thursday) at 3:00 PM

  Earning Risks, Parental Schooling Investment, And Old-Age Income Support From Children by Alok Kumar  University of Victoria, British Columbia On 3rd August, 2017 (Thursday) at 3:00 PM Venue : Seminar Room (First Floor) Department of Economics, Delhi School of Economics All are cordially invited Abstract Old-age income support is an important motive for parents to invest in  schooling  of their children in developing countries.  At the time parents choose schooling (human capital) investment for their children, both  parental future income and  return from schooling  are uncertain. This paper analyzes  effects of parental income risk and human capital investment risk on 

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