14-15 Jan, 1993, Calcutta : (a) Recent Integration and Transformation of
European Economies and their impact on India and other LIEs , (b)
Economics of Small Island Economics with special reference to Indian
Ocean and Pacific Ocean Island Economics.
8-9 April, 1994, Calcutta : Poverty Alleviation in SAARC Region :
Meeting the Challenge (partly funded by Planning Commission, India).
18-19 August, 1994, Calcutta: Environment Strategy of Sustainable
Agricultural Development for India and Australia (partly funded by AIDAB,
4-6 June, 1997, Bhubaneswar : Tourism and Economic Development. A & A
Economics Dept. Utkal University, Bhubaneswar in collaboration with the
Dept. of Economies, Queensland University, Brisbane, Australia.
20-21 April, 1998, Rajsahi, Bangladesh : Recent Trends of Economic
Reforms in SAARC Region, Institute of Bangladesh Studies, Rajsahi
27-28 November, 2004, Colombo, Sri Lanka: TEN YEARS OF WTO AND
TOWARDS AN ASIAN UNION, Aquinas College, Colombo, Sri Lanka
International Conferences on
Development and Future Studies:
1. FIRST: Jan 10-13, 1992, Calcutta, India.
Themes: (a) Sustainability of Development, (b) Administrative Capacity
and Mechanisms in Future, (c) International Independence in Trade and
Technology: Past, Present and Future, (d) Poverty, Inequality and
Special lectures in memories of Gautam Mathur, C. D. Desmukh and S. N.
2. SECOND: Dec 12-14, 1993, Perth. Australia (University of Western
Australia and Edith Cowan University): Themes: (a) Growth, Environment,
Ecology and Ethics, (b) Economic Liberalisation and Structural Reforms,
(c) Income, Wealth Distribution and Quality of life, (d) Historical,
Social and Political Aspects of Development.
3. THIRD : July 31 -Aug 2, 1995, Helsinki, Finland (Swedish School of
Economics and Business Administration ): Themes : (a) Trade, Foreign
Investment and Economic Development, (b) Sustainable Economic
Development, (c) Gender, Poverty and Inequality, (d) Historical, Social
and Political aspects of Development.
4. FOURTH: Septeniber, 2-4, 1997, Bangi, Malaysia (IKMAS, University
Kebangsaan, Malaysia): Focal Theme: Economic and Social Development
Issues of the 21st Century: Asia and Emerging Market Economies.
Main Areas: (i) Role of the Service Sector in Economic Development (ii)
Industrialization, Investment and Business Opportunities in Emerging
Economies (iii) Agriculture and Rural Transformations (iv) Gender,
Poverty, Environment and Human Development (v) Historical, Political,
Sociological and Cultural processes of Development.
5. FIFTH: July 6-8, 1998, Mt. Pleasant, USA (Central Michigan
Themes: (a) Women, Environment and Economic Growth (b) Economic
Liberalisation, Structural Reforms and Economic Growth (c) Monetary and
Fiscal Policies in a global Economy (d) Historical, Social and Political
Aspects of Development.
6. SIXTH : June 30-July 2, 1999, Bloemfontein, South Africa.
Business Forum: Developing
Trade links with Asia and the Pacific Basin.
Besides, the IIDS has completed three Major Research Projects so far
sponsored respectively by the Planning Commission, ICEG (USA) and ICRIER
(New Delhi) and Ministry of Labour, Govt. of India. It has also
conducted a large number of Seminar in Kolkata.