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The changing role of skills and social networks in labour and mobility in India: Evidence from original quantitative and qualitative surveys

26 June 2017 to 28 June 2017
Sciences Po
27 Rue Saint-Guillaume, 75007

In the framework of 6th French Network for Asian Studies International Conference, the Nopoor team working on social networks in India will prensent preliminary results of their research.

Panel organisation (NEEMSIS team):

 * Peter Lanjouw (VU Amsterdam University, Holland), “Non-farm Diversification, Inequality and Mobility in Palanpur”

* Youna Lanos (French Institute of Pondicherry, IRD, India) and Sébastien Michiels (IRD, DIAL; French Institute of Pondicherry, India), “Social networks, job assignment and social hierarchy. A case study from rural Tamil Nadu“

* Geert De Neve (Sussex Centre for Migration Research, United Kingdom) and Grace Carswell (Sussex Centre for Migration Research, United Kingdom), “Towards a Political Economy of Skill under Liberalisation: The case of the Tiruppur garment cluster in South India”

Anne Hilger (Paris School of Economics, DIAL, France) and Christophe Jalil Nordman (IRD, DIAL, France; French Institute of Pondicherry, India), “The role of personality and cognitive ability in occupational transitions in rural labour markets – Evidence from India”

For more information, please visit the NEEMSIS project website.