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Background Information

Employment History


Birla Institute of Technology




Member, Planning Board



economics and statistics

Gujarat University , Ahmedabad



Delhi School of Economics , Delhi



University of Bombay

Web References (83 Total References)


Indira Hirway Birla Institute of Technology, Mesra, Ranchi

The Indian Journal Of Labour Economics [cached]

Indira Hirway, Centre for Development Alternatives, Ahmedabad

Programme on Women's Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (PWESCR) [cached]

Dr. Indira Hirway

Dr. Indira Hirway is Director and Professor of Economics at Center for Development Alternatives, Ahmedabad, India. The major areas of her interest are poverty and human development, labour and employment, globalization and related policies, development alternatives and development paradigms, environment and development, environment accounting, gender and development, and time use studies. She has written several books and published a large number of research papers in reputed Indian and international journals. She has been associated with a number of expert groups, task forces, technical committees and study groups set up by the Indian central and state governments as well as international bodies. She has spent several semesters as visiting fellow / faculty at Oxford University, Erasmus University at Rotterdam, Amsterdam University, University of Utah at Salt Lake City and at Levy Institute at New York University. She has chaired the working group on gender and agriculture, land issues, innovative finance and public private partnership set up by the planning commission for the eleventh plan. She is also a member of the feminist economists group set up by the planning commission for engendering the eleventh plan and the expert group set up for designing gender development index (GDI) and gender empowerment measure (GEM) in India.
As far as time use studies is concerned, she is associated with the following Indian and international expert groups:
Towards Mainstreaming Time Use Surveys in National Statistical System in India (2008) (Edited by Indira Hirway and S Jeyalakshmi), Ministry of Women and Child Development, Government of India, New Delhi.
Application of Time Use Statistics (2003) (Edited by Indira Hirway), UNIFEM & Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation, Government of India, New Delhi.
Valuation of Coastal Resources: The Case of Mangroves in India (2007,(with Subhrangsu Goswami) Academic Publications, New Delhi. has studied for her Masters in Economics at Delhi School of Economics, Delhi University and for her Ph D at Department of Economics at University of Bombay, Mumbai.

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Prof. Indira Hirway Director & Professor of Economics Centre For Development Alternatives

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Eminent economist Prof. C.T Kurien, while referring to the publication on Rural Non-Farm Sector noted in Frontline: "The Institute for Human Development, New Delhi, deserves to be congratulated on and thanked for making available to the community of scholars and interested general readers a volume rich in factual material relating to this problem, robust in analysis and with a plethora of inferences that need to be picked up by those involved in development studies and policy formulation for development..." Similarly, another eminent economist Indira Hirway paid glowing tribute to IHD when she reviewed the same book in Economic and Political Weekly: "The institute has within a short span of existence, promoted informed policy debates on many relevant issues and brought out important publications on these issues..."

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