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Selected Presentations


Growing Apart? Growth, Poverty, and Inequality in Post-Liberalization India, Slides, L.K. Deshpande and Silver Jubilee Lecture, Indian Society of Labour Economics Annual Conference, 2024.

The Role of Finance in the Process of Development: Improving Access versus Reducing Frictions, Slides, Harvard-MIT Development Seminar, April 2021. 

Economics Beyond Markets, Slides, University College School, London, November 2020. 

Why do People Stay Poor? Slides, Nova School of Business and Economics, Lisbon, December 2019. 

Why do People Stay Poor? Slides, ULB, Brussels, September 2019. 

An Inclusive Growth Dividend, Slides, D.T. Lakdawala Memorial Lecture, University of Mumbai, August 5, 2019.

Why do People Stay Poor? Slides, Chinese University of Hong Kong and HKUST, April 2019. 

Universal Basic Income For India - Feasibility and Desirability, Slides, Video, Video of Q & A, April 4, 2019, Inaugural ICG Annual Lecture, The International Centre, Goa. 

Why do People Stay Poor? Slides, Video (Part 1), Video (Part 2). December 18, 2018, Special Lecture, Presidency University, Kolkata.

Why do People Stay Poor? Slides, Video August 16, 2018, Fifth Tendulkar Memorial Lecture, SSE, Pune.

Role of Theory in Development, Slides. August 2, 2018. Indian School of Business, Hyderabad.

Economic Fundamentals and Identity Salience, Slides. December 15, 2017. Invited conference presentation at University of Mumbai.

Universal Basic Income - The case for UBI in Developed vs Developing Countries, Slides. November 24, 2017. Seminar at South Asia Centre, LSE.

Inequality and Identity Salience, Slides. November 2-3 2017.  Conference on Public Goods, Commodification and Rising Inequality, Stanford University,

Pro-Social Motivation and Incentives, Slides. September 7, 2017, British Science Festival, University of Sussex.

Persistence of Poverty and Anti-Poverty Policies, Slides. March 21-22, 2016, CDS Trivandrum.

Markets and Values: The Evolution of Intrinsic Motivation, Slides. November 23, 2015, LSE.

Theories of Underdevelopment and Development of Development Theory in the Experimental Era, Slides, June 2, 2014, Keynote Lecture, ABCDE Conference, The World Bank. 

Between India Shining and India Drowning, Slides, Video. Warwick India Forum, 2 March 2013

Land Acquisition: Some Analytical Issues, Slides. January 2013, Keynote Lecture, Indian Statistical Institute, 2nd Workshop on Economic Growth in West Bengal.

Recent Developments in the Economics of Microfinance, Slides. January 2013, Keynote Lecture, 3rd IIFT Conference, Kolkata. 

Delivery of Public Services: Models, Experiments, and Policy, Slides. December 2010, Keynote Lecture, IGC India-Bihar Conference, Patna.


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