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- Conference on Economics and Politics of Local Governments: The Indian Experience
- 11th Annual Conference on Economic Growth and Development
- NCAER Seminar: The World Bank’s India Development Update 2015: Fiscal Policy for Equitable Growth, November 2015
- IGEG Conference, October 2015
- Present State of Goods and Services Tax (GST) Reform in India, Canberra, August 2015
- New Rules for New Horizons: Reshaping Finance for Stability, Paris, July 2015
- The New Development Bank: Identifying Strategic and Operational Priorities, New Delhi, June 2015
"Public policies for gender equality " at London School of Economics Department of International Development.
Public policies for gender equality
- lecture by Professor Lekha Chakraborty 29 September, 1.00pm - 2.30pm | CBG.1.05, LSE Department of International Development , London School of Economics
In her talk, Lekha S. Chakraborty explains how public policy can lead to gender-aware human development in an emerging economy like India, with special reference to gender budgeting. Integrating gender lens in macro-fiscal policies has been widely recognized in international and national policy making and budgeting. The lecture highlights the measurement issues related to construction of gender outcome variables; the statistical invisibility of the unpaid care economy sector and how deficiency in public infrastructure can accentuate the private costs. The role and impact of fiscal policies on gender equality outcomes and its marksmanship is also examined.