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Chair is on a visit to Institute of Developing Economies, Japan during 19 to 25 March 2023.

Call for visiting fellowship for the Fall term 2023 – NCCR on the move, Deadline for applications: 31 March 2023.

Chair is on a visit to Flame University as a visiting faculty from 13 February 2023 to 13 April 2023.

Our Founder President Dr. K.C. Zachariah departed us on 17th January 2023. 

Chair is part of both Jharkhand Migration Survey 2023 (10000 households) and Odisha Migration Survey 2023 (15000 households)


Balasubramanyam Pattath-IHEID🇨🇭

Research Fellow


Balasubramanyam Pattath (Balu) is a PhD candidate in Development Economics at the Graduate Institute, Geneva. Prior to joining the Graduate Institute, Balu worked as a research associate in the Economics and Public Policy Department at the Indian School of Business, Hyderabad. He holds a Master’s in development studies also from the Graduate Institute and a Bachelor’s in economics from the University of Delhi. Balu also co-designed an ongoing return emigrant survey in Kerala and Tamil Nadu and worked for the Centre for Development Studies as a survey coordinator for the Kerala Migration Survey 2018.