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Dr BS Prakash


Dr B S Prakash is a Professor in Economics with M.Sc. in Statistics, Ph.D. in Economics and two Post-graduate Diplomas, in Distance Education and Industrial Relations & Personnel Management. He has a total of 31 years of experience, of which more than two decades are in research on issues of manpower and employment issues. Major areas of publication include productivity trends in manufacturing sector, informal sector employment and issues of skill development. Published papers are in journals like Margin, Productivity, Indian Economic Journal, Indian Journal of Labour Economics, Manpower Journal, Journal of Educational Planning and Administration, etc. His experience in course development under the Distance Education System is in the areas of Social Sector Economics, Agricultural Economics and Indian Economic Development. He has written many research reports, occasional papers, monographs and Units to IGNOU's courses. Among his current areas of research/academic engagement is analysis of district-level data on employment trends, and issues of migration & food security.

Official Address:
School of Social Sciences ,
Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU),
Maidan Garhi,
New Delhi - 110068
New Delhi, India