Competitive Papers

Report of Competitive Call for Papers by Young South Asian Scholars

SARNET issued the first competitive call for papers on ‘Labour Markets, Employment and Inclusive Growth in South Asia’ for Young South Asian scholars (below the age of 35 years) of South Asian nationality (working either in the region or outside).
The topics and issues included,



Young South Asian scholars were invited to submit proposals for empirical papers, covering any or all of the major South Asian economies, including Bangladesh, India, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka. A total number of 134 proposals were received. The proposals and submitted papers were reviewed by a committee of international experts. The selected candidates were invited to write full papers which were presented on 14 December 2013 at New Delhi.

Selected revised papers:

Abhinav Narayanan
Paper ID: SAR/023/M/I

Doctoral student, Department of Economics
University of Georgia, USA