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Subir Chowdhury Fellowship on Quality and Economics at the London School of Economics (LSE)

2017-10-07T22:59:34+00:00

The Subir Chowdhury Fellowship on Quality and Economics allows for any post-doctoral scholar in-residence to participate in the program, regardless of ethnicity or national origin and spend time at LSE engaging in research examining the impact of “people quality” and behavior on the economies of Asian nations prioritizing, but not restricted to, India and Bangladesh.

Quality & Economics

The question of quality runs far deeper than business. When quality fails at the societal level, we fail each other. Then the real danger is that we fail to govern efficiently and fairly.

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The Subir Chowdhury Fellowship on Quality and Economics allows for any post-doctoral scholar in-residence to participate in the program, regardless of ethnicity or national origin and spend time at LSE engaging in research examining the impact of “people quality” and behavior on the economies of Asian nations prioritizing, but not restricted to, India and Bangladesh.

Ultimately, the “Subir Chowdhury Fellow” is expected to successfully complete one publishable research paper during their stay and make a presentation at a seminar or lecture arranged by the Asia Research Centre.

The Fellowship has been awarded to the following individuals:

2014-15 Dr Saurabh Kumar
CUTS International
Click Here – For more information about Dr. Kumar’s work.
2013-14 Dr Srijit Mishra
Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research
Click Here – For more information about Dr Mishra’s work.
2012-13 Dr Mrutuyanjaya Sahu
Jawaharlal Nehru University
Click Here – For more information about Dr Sahu’s work.
2011-2012 Dr. Vanishree Joseph
Indira Gandhi National Open University
Click Here – For more information about Dr. Joseph’s work.
2010-2011 Dr. Rahul Hiremath
Walchand Institute of Technology and Birla Institute of Technology & Science
Click Here – For more information about Dr. Hiremath’s work.

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Subir Chowdhury Fellowship on Quality and Economics at Harvard University

Expanding the outreach of Subir Chowdhury's global call for quality throughout society - at all levels - a Fellowship on Quality and Economics has been established at Harvard University Graduate School of Arts and Sciences. The goal: to explore the impact of quality and economics in the United States.