Gokhale In­sti­tute of Pol­i­tics & Eco­nom­ics, Pune

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Amongst the old­est in­sti­tutes for teach­ing eco­nom­ics and re­search in In­dia, the Gokhale In­sti­tute of Pol­i­tics and Eco­nom­ics (GIPE), con­tin­ues to have strong cre­den­tials in em­pir­i­cal and an­a­lyt­i­cal re­search. Es­tab­lished in 1930 by na­tion­al­ist leader Gopal Kr­ishna Gokhale, GIPE of­fers ex­ten­sive re­search in so­cio-eco­nomic di­men­sions of the In­dian so­ci­ety. Key pro­grammes are MSc in eco­nom­ics, fi­nan­cial eco­nom­ics, agribusi­ness eco­nom­ics, in­ter­na­tional busi­ness eco­nom­ics and fi­nance. “GIPE has de­vel­oped a method­ol­ogy for rural data col­lec­tion which is still used by Na­tional Sam­ple Sur­vey Of­fice (NSSO); the in­sti­tute has con­ducted ex­ten­sive re­search on the im­pact of NREGA and has for­mu­lated the Em­ploy­ment Guar­an­tee Scheme in Maharashtra. The in­sti­tu­tional frame­work of NABARD has also been de­signed by re­searchers at GIPE,” says Ra­jas Parchure, Di­rec­tor, GIPE. Pop­u­lar cour­ses MSc in fi­nan­cial eco­nom­ics and in­ter­na­tional busi­ness eco­nom­ics, PhD pro­grammes in eco­nom­ics USP Known for its ex­ten­sive re­search meth­ods which are mainly used by econ­o­mists for state and cen­tral govern­ment schemes En­try The du­ra­tion of all pro­grammes is two years and se­lec­tion is through an en­trance ex­am­i­na­tion con­ducted by the in­sti­tute Fee `10,400 MSc in eco­nom­ics; `1.35 lakh for MSc in fi­nan­cial eco­nom­ics, `1.35 lakh for MSc in agribusi­ness eco­nom­ics, all fees are for two years

CHANDRADEEP KU­MAR

GOKHALE IN­STI­TUTE OF POL­I­TICS AND ECO­NOM­ICS EN­COUR­AGES IN­TER­AC­TIVE SES­SIONS BE­TWEEN STU­DENTS AND FAC­ULTY

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