Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Vacancy @ MGLI

MGLI requires a Research Assistant for its Project "Socio Economic Condition of Salt Workers in Gujarat" sponsored by the Industries Commissioner, Government of Gujarat, Gandhinagar. The place of working would be based at IC Department, Gandhinagar. The job profile includes extensive travelling to the study area. 

Contract Period : 11 Months
Remuneration : 15000 to 20000 (as per the Experience) – 
TA & DA would be as per the Government norms. 

Interested candidates may send their CVs and experience details to 

on or before 30th September, 2017

Dr. Ayanendu Sanyal
Assistant Professor 
Mahatma Gandhi Labour Institute

Dr. Misha Vyas
Assistant Professor
Mahatma Gandhi Labour Institute

Tuesday, September 12, 2017

National Conference on Agriculture and Rural Management: Prospects and Emerging Issues

Dear Sir/ Ma'am,

It is my great honor to intimate you about the National Conference on "AGRICULTURE AND RURAL MANAGEMENT: PROSPECTS AND EMERGING ISSUES" organized by St Xavier's College, Jaipur in association with The Indian Econometric Society (TIES) during November 3-4, 2017.  We humbly invite you, your colleagues and students on behalf of the Organizing Committee in the conference.

India has been predominantly an agriculture-based economy, where more than half of its workforce depends on agriculture for their living. While the share of agriculture in gross domestic product has substantially declined over the years, a similar but rather slow decline has been seen in dependence of workforce on the agricultural sector, resulting in a slow growth in the incomes of those dependent on agriculture for their livelihoods. The present National level conference aims to find out solutions to augment India's national efforts to address the issues about agriculture and rural sector through holistic and multi-sectoral approaches. The conference objective is to provide a platform for a cross section of researchers with varied disciplines contributing applied and analytical papers, which need not necessarily, include econometric modeling.  The aim of the conference is also to connect thoughts and experiences on Agriculture & Rural Development and to publish the selected papers in an edited volume.

The Conference will feature presentations, invited lectures, discussions and knowledge sessions on the key developments in the field of Agriculture and Rural Development.

Important Dates:

Submission of Full Paper: September 20, 2017

Intimation of acceptance: October 15, 2017

Deadline for Registration: October 20, 2017

Submission at:

Conference Website:


Organizing Secretary

National Conference 2017

Department of Economics
St. Xavier's College, Jaipur

Sunday, September 10, 2017

The Asian Conference on Education and International Development 2018

Dear Colleague,

We invite your participation in The Asian Conference for Education and International Development 2018 (ACEID2018). Every year, we strive to explore the nexus between educational policies, practices and theories, along with development of the global world towards sustainability and positive change. This year's conference theme is "Surviving and Thriving: Education in Times of Change". Whether we are looking at how education has changed or will change, or how education has changed or will change us, we understand that change affects us all. As administrators, teacher educators, teachers, educational policy leaders, students or community members, we all come face-to-face with change, often on a daily basis.

We know that change is not only about test scores or proficiency going up; it is also about lasting change in one's life and life choices, and, looking beyond ourselves as individuals, in the larger society that we live in. Thus, we invite you to contribute to this 2018 conference on educating for positive change in our lives and in the world at large. At the conference, we hope to examine change in ways that are important to us as individuals, as well as the challenges, complexities and constraints of educating for change. Our goal is to offer wide-ranging conversations from a multitude of disciplines, including all areas of education, community development, the arts and business.

Please join us to help unpack how to educate for change, to share your research, to contribute to international development, and to engage in important conversations around social sustainability in an ever-changing world.

We hope to see you in Kobe, March 26–28, 2018.

Our best regards,

– The ACEID2018 Organising Committee

Professor Steve Cornwell, Osaka Jogakuin University, Japan
Dr Joseph Haldane, The International Academic Forum (IAFOR), Japan
Dr Rachel Lam, ETH Zurich, Switzerland
Professor Barbara Lockee, Virginia Tech, USA
Professor Ted O'Neill, Gakushuin University, Japan
Professor Haruko Satoh, Osaka University, Japan


***ACEID2018 Key Dates

**Venue: Art Center Kobe, Kobe, Japan
**Dates: Monday, March 26, 2018 to Wednesday, March 28, 2018
**Early Bird Abstract Submission Deadline: November 9, 2017
**Early Bird Registration Deadline: December 12, 2017
**Final Abstract Submission Deadline: January 10, 2018
**Final Registration Deadline: February 9, 2018


***Call for Papers:

Conference Theme: Surviving and Thriving: Education in Times of Change

The conference theme for ACEID is "Surviving and Thriving: Education in Times of Change", and the organisers encourage submissions that approach this theme from a variety of perspectives. However, the submission of other topics for consideration is welcome and we also encourage sessions across a variety of interdisciplinary and theoretical perspectives.

Abstracts should address one or more of the streams below, identifying a relevant sub-theme:

– Diversity in Global Contexts
– Education and Socio-Economic Development
– Education and Development: Local and Global/Domestic and International
– Education: Public and Private Partnerships
– Economics and Management of Education
– Literacy: Poverty and Sustainability

Submissions are organised into the following sub-themes:

Teaching and Learning
– Learning Experiences, Student Learning and Learner Diversity
– Teaching Experiences, Pedagogy, Practice and Praxis
– Assessment Theories and Methodologies
– Curriculum Design and Development
– Adult, Lifelong and Distance Learning
– Education and Difference: Gifted Education, Special Education, Learning Difficulties and Disability
– Interdisciplinary, Multidisciplinary and Transdisciplinary Education

Educational Structures
– Educational Policy, Leadership, Management and Administration
– Educational Research, Development and Publishing
– Professional Training, Development and Concerns in Education
– Primary and Secondary Education
– Higher Education

Community and Society
– Education, Sustainability and Society: Social Justice, Development and Political Movements
– International Education

Language and Culture
– Language Development and Literacy
– Foreign Languages Education and Applied Linguistics (including ESL/TESL/TEFL)
– Challenging and Preserving: Culture, Inter/Multiculturalism and Language

Psychology, Mind and Brain
– Mind, Brain and Psychology: Human Emotional and Cognitive Development and Outcomes within Educational Contexts
– Counselling, Guidance and Adjustment in Education

Innovation and Technology
– Design, Implementation and Assessment of Innovative Technologies in Education
– Nurturing Creativity and Innovation: New, Innovative and Radical Education
– Knowledge Creation, Preservation and Access: Curation, Librarianship, Information and Archival Science


Already had your abstract accepted? Register now:

To find out about registration packages, presentation options, conference events and more, please visit the conference website: 


***IAFOR's Grants and Scholarships

For information about IAFOR's new grants and scholarships for PhD students and early career academics, please visit:


***IAFOR Publishing Opportunities

**Peer-Reviewed Journal: IAFOR Journal of Education

The IAFOR Journal of Education ( is an editorially independent journal associated with IAFOR's conferences on education. The editor of the journal will select the strongest papers from associated Conference Proceedings and open call for consideration. This Open Access journal, which conforms to the highest academic standards, reflects the interdisciplinary and international nature of our conferences.

**Conference Proceedings

After having your abstract accepted and presenting your research at the conference, you are encouraged to submit a full paper for inclusion in the official Conference Proceedings. Our Conference Proceedings are Open Access research repositories that act as permanent records of the research generated by IAFOR conferences. Further details are available here:


THINK (, The Academic Platform, is IAFOR's online magazine, publishing the latest in interdisciplinary research and ideas from some of the world's foremost academics, many of whom have presented at IAFOR conferences. Content is varied in both subject and form, with everything from full research papers to shorter opinion pieces, interviews and media-themed articles.


***Join IAFOR at ACEID2018 to:

– Present to a global audience
– Have your work published in the Conference Proceedings and considered for peer-reviewed, Open Access journals
– Hear about the latest interdisciplinary research in education and international development 
– Participate in a truly international, interdisciplinary and intercultural event
– Take part in interactive audience sessions
– Network with international colleagues

**Register now to take advantage of Early Bird Registration prices. Early Bird Registration is open until the end of December 12, 2017. Lunch is included in all conference registrations. 

Please see the registration page for details: 

*If you have attended an IAFOR conference within the past year, or belong to an affiliated university or institution, we offer additional discounts in appreciation of your support. Please contact us at for details.


***About IAFOR

To learn more about IAFOR, please visit For enquiries please contact

Friday, September 1, 2017

Workshop @ Department of Economics and Politics, Visvabharati

8-14 NOVEMBER 2017

The Department of Economics and Politics Visva Bharati University Santiniketan under it's UGC-SAP DRS II program is going to organize a "Research Methodology Workshop on Economic Theory" 8-14 November 2017. The schedule of the Workshop is aimed at a topic wise brief discussion on different aspects of Economic Theory. The Workshop is proposed to give a thorough exposure to the micro and macro foundation of general economic theory, theory of trade and games, industrial organization and behavioural economics along with perspectives of political economy and economic history. By the end of the program, they are supposed to develop their conceptual clarity and theoretical knowledge for their future research. 
Resource Persons
Prof Asis Kumar Banerjee (Former Vice Chancellor, University of Calcutta)
Prof Amit Bhaduri (Former Professor of Economics, Jawaharlal Nehru University)
Prof Sugata Marjit (Former Vice Chancellor, University of Calcutta)
Prof Manas Ranjan Gupta (Professor, ISI, Kolkata)
Prof Tirthankar Roy (Professor of Economic History, London School of Economics)
Prof Ratan Khasnabis (Former Professor, Department of Business Management, University of Calcutta)
Prof Tarun Kabiraj (Professor, ISI, Kolkata)
Prof. Anjan Chakrabarty (Professor, Department of Economics, University of Calcutta)
Prof. Pranab Kanti Basu (Professor, Department of Economics and Politics, Visva- Bharati)

We invite applications from research scholars and young faculty members from colleges and universities who wish to deepen their understandings of Economic Theory.
The applicants have to mail their soft copies of applications mentioning their present status along with a Statement of Purpose (not exceeding 500 words) to the Convenors on or before 20th September 2017. Selected participants will be intimated through e-mail by 22nd September 2017. The registration fee is INR3500/- for faculty members and INR 1800/- for the research scholars. The registration fee cover registration kit, working lunch and tea and coffee. There will be no TA for attending the workshop. Participants have to arrange their own accommodation. The organisers may help the participants to book their accommodation on demand. 
Contact Details:
Dr Priya Brata Dutta Dr Soumyadip Chattopadhyay
Convenor Jt. Convenor
Mobile 9830465178 Mobile: 9433898223
E-mail:                                      E-mail: 

Workshop @ IIPM

Tuesday, August 1, 2017





The Centre for Economic Policy and Public Finance (CEPPF), supported by the Government of Bihar, is hosted by the Asian Development Research Institute (ADRI), Patna, a leading non-government organization in social science research. The Centre is dedicated to professional research in the field of economic policy and public finance with special reference to the spatial development issues. The Centre has vacancies for the following posts :


Professor (2 Posts)
(Category – General 1 post & Extremely Backward Class – 1 post)

Minimum Qualification / Experience : (a) High Second class Masters degree and Ph.D. in Economics / Econometrics / Statistics. (b) Experience of at least 12 years in research in universities or reputed research institutes with evidence of published research books / papers in reputed journals. (c) Familiarity with quantitative methods (for those with economics background)/ Experience of economic research (for those with statistics background)


Associate Professor (4 Posts)
(Category – General – 2 posts, Extremely Backward Class –1 post & Schedule Caste –1 post)

Minimum Qualification / Experience : (a) High Second class Master degree and Ph.D. in Economics / Econometrics / Statistics. (b) Experience of at least 8 years in research in universities or reputed research institutes with evidence of published research books / papers in a reputed journals. (c) Familiarity with quantitative methods (for those with economics background)/ Experience of economic research (for those with statistics background)


Assistant Professor (1 Post)
(Category – Extremely Backward Class)

Minimum Qualification / Experience : (a) At least high second class Master degree and Ph.D. in Economics / Econometrics / Statistics. (b) Experience of at least 3 years in research in universities or reputed research institutes with evidence of published research books / papers in a reputed journals. (c) Familiarity with quantitative methods (for those with economics background)/ Experience of economic research (for those with statistics background).

 The pay scales for the above posts are as according to the new UGC guidelines. Besides basic pay, the emoluments will include DA, HRA, CCA and social security benefit. Interested persons may send their bio-data within a fortnight to the Director, Centre for Economic Policy and Public Finance, Asian Development Research Institute, BSIDC Colony, Off Boring-Patliputra Road, Patna- 800 013. Phone : 0612-2575649, Fax : 0612-2577102, E-mail :


                                                                                                           CEPPF, ADRI, Patna

Monday, July 31, 2017

Call for Papers: 5th Annual Spain Business Research Conference

FINAL Call for Papers

5th Annual Spain Business Research Conference

Date: 11-12 September 2017

Venue: Expo Hotel, Barcelona, Spain

Submission Deadline: 11 August 2017 and Registration Deadline: 25 August 2017

Website: Email to:

We seek either abstract and/or full paper from academics, scholars or researchers in the broad fields of Accounting, Banking, Economics, Finance, Investment, Management, Marketing and all other business subjects for the above international conference organised by Global Research Institute for Business Academics, Australia and American Research and Publications International, USA and sponsored by five international peer reviewed journals which are indexed by Ulrich and EBSCO of USA and ERA of Australia. Criteria used to select papers for the conference include originality of the paper which must not be submitted in any journal in the past.


Authors can send either abstract and/or full paper which must contain the title of the paper, authors' names, affiliation, area of research and contact information. Both abstracts and/or full papers should include Objectives, Data and Methods, Results and Conclusions with significance. JEL classification and up to 6 keywords should be used. All abstract and/or full papers will be blind reviewed and the notification of the acceptance will be delivered within 2 weeks after we receive the submission. The authors can submit extended abstract or full papers by 25 August 2017 if they want their papers to be considered for (a) best paper award and (b) publication in the peer reviewed international journals...

Please send either abstract and/or full paper (in MS Word File format ONLY) any time before or by 11 August 2017 to Khaleda Akhter via email address:



The following three international journals which are ranked B by the Australian Business Deans Council ( and indexed by SCOPUS are affiliated with this conference. Outstanding papers will be considered independently by the editor of these Journals.

a. Advances in Quantitative Analysis of Finance and Accounting
b. International Journal of Quality and Reliability Management
c. IIMB Management Review


Outstanding papers will be considered for publication, without any fees, in the international peer reviewed journals such as Journal of Business and Policy Research. World Journal of Management, Global Economy and Finance Journal, International Review of Business Research Papers, Global Review of Accounting and Finance which are ranked by the Excellent Research Australia and are indexed by Ulrich's Directory of USA. These journals are published by the Zant World Press of Australia (see


Best paper award will be announced from a block of 10 papers in each category within 2-3 weeks after the conference via email. The winners will receive certificate for the award and have publication opportunity in any of the international journals mentioned earlier.

All papers and/or abstract included in the conference program will be published in the conference proceedings online with ISBN via dedicated website which is linked to Google Scholar and visited by thousands of people around the world and you can view proceedings from previous conferences.


Please visit the 'Fee Schedule' link on the website to find out more about the Registration fee which starts from US $450.

WHO TO SEND PAPERS TO: Please send your paper to Mrs. Khaleda Akhter via

FURTHER INFORMATION: For more information please visit the links provided on the conference website


Professor. José-Luis Casado-Sánchez, Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, Spain
Professor. Stuart Orr, Deakin University, Australia
Professor. Pieter Nel, Unitec Institute of Technology, New Zealand
Professor. Carlos Santos, Portuguese Catholic University, Portugal
Professor. Francisco Javier Andrades, University of Cadiz, Spain
Professor. Edward W.Sun, Kedge Business School, France
Professor. Yasuo Hoshino, Aichi University and University of Tsukuba, Japan
Professor William Lim. York University, Canada
Professor Anisul Islam, University of Houston-Downtown, USA
Professor Dr. M. Lombard, University of Johannesburg, South Africa

INTED2018 (12th annual International Technology, Education and Development Conference)

INTED2018 (12th annual Technology, Education and Development Conference)
March, 5th-7th, 2018
Valencia, Spain

Deadline for abstracts submission is November, 30th, 2017 (included)
Abstracts should be submitted on-line at

You are invited to participate at INTED2018.
This conference will provide the ideal opportunity to present your projects and experiences to an international audience. Also, it will offer participants an overview of the current situation of education, research and new learning innovations.

If you wish to learn more about how educational innovations are changing the world and how technology is influencing the learning/teaching methodologies, then do not miss the opportunity to come to INTED2018.

After 12 years, INTED has become an annual meeting point for lecturers, researchers, professors, educational scientists and technologists.
Every year, INTED brings together over 700 delegates from 80 different countries.

There will be 3 presentation formats: Oral, Poster or Virtual.
You can submit your abstracts proposals until November, 30th, 2017 (included)
Abstracts should be submitted on-line at

- Present your paper in one of the largest international conferences on education
- Interact with international educators and technologist for future cooperation
- Meet 700 participants from more than 80 countries.
- Learn about education innovations and strategies in 70+ thematic sessions
- Publish your paper in INTED2018 Proceedings.

- INTED2018 Proceedings will be reviewed for their inclusion in the ISI Conference Proceedings Citation Index (Web of Science). Previous editions are already indexed.
- A DOI number will be assigned to each accepted paper.
- All accepted contributions will be indexed in the IATED Digital Library to form part of our database of innovative projects in Education and Technology.

Abstract Submission Deadline: November 30th, 2017. (included)
Notification of Acceptance/Rejection: December 26th, 2017.
Final Paper Submission Deadline: January 18th, 2018. (included)
Registration deadline for authors: January 18th, 2018. (included)

In addition to your professional experience in INTED2018, you will have the occasion to visit Valencia.
Valencia is a city to enjoy, to walk and to discover. It has a large cultural and leisure offer. Its old and modern architecture, excellent weather, golden sandy beaches, large natural parks and tasty gastronomy will make your stay unforgettable.

Also, Valencia is a very accessible city. From Madrid, you can take a high-speed train that will bring you to the centre of the city in less than one and a half hour.

Come and live this unique experience at INTED2018!


Sunday, July 30, 2017

Workshop@Prestige Institute of Management, Gwalior


We feel immense pleasure in inviting you to Prestige Institute of Management, Gwalior to have hands on experience in Four days 9th National Research Methodology Workshop being organized by Prestige Institute of Management Gwalior during 24th - 27th August 2017.


The workshop is designed for people seeking to develop their knowledge and ability to undertake rigorous and relevant research in management and organizational contexts and to enhance their performance as reflective practitioners. The program will guide and equip the participants to design and implement simple research projects on their own, and also enable them to carry out a clear brief and actionable research work. The subject areas include all functional areas of management. Research papers developed during the workshop will be published in ISBN number book by a renowned publisher.



1.      Identify Research Problem, Select Research Design & Frame Research objectives.

2.      Writing good review of literature.

3.      Selection of statistical tools for inferential analysis.

4.      Hands on practice using SPSS, E-views and AMOS for analysing data on statistical methods such as: Regression Analysis, ANOVA, and  Exploratory Factor Analysis.

5.      Confirmatory Factor Analysis, Structural Equation Modelling, Conjoint, Discriminant Analysis, Cluster Analysis, Multidimensional Scaling, Multidimensional Analysis, Logit &Probit, in addition to all the statistical tools applicable to Univariate and Multivariate research studies along with the case studies.

6.      Parallel Sessions on MATLAB for data Analysis.

7.      Writing Good research paper or PhD Thesis including references styles.

8.      A publication to the credit of each participant.

9.      Publication of research papers in ISBN number book by a renowned publisher.



Transfer Registration amount in the A/C no 0328002100028783 in Punjab National Bank, Mall Road, Morar, Gwalior, IFS Code PUNB 0032800 or DD drawn in the favour of "Prestige Institute of Management".


You are requested to circulate this information to the concerned departments and faculty members of your institute. Limited seats are available, interested candidates can confirm their participation in the workshop by writing a mail to

Detailed Brochure and registration form is available at

Dr. Rahul Pratap Singh Kaurav
Assistant Professor
Prestige Institute of Management, Gwalior

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