CSC Sekhar
Agricultural Economics Research Centre
 Delhi School of Economics campus
 University of Delhi
  Delhi - 110 007

Ph: 91-11- 2766 7648, 27666173

98107 24231 (Mobile)

M.Phil (Economics), Delhi School of Economics, Delhi University L.LB (Bachelor of Laws), Delhi University

Awards / Honours

D.K Desai Award for the best research paper published in Indian Journal of Agricultural Economics during the year 2003

ii) Medal Finalist for outstanding research on development in the Fifth Annual Global Development Network Conference (GDN), New Delhi, Jan 27-29, 2004

Recent Publications

i) 'Economic Growth, Social Development and Interest Groups, Economic and Political Weekly, Vol 40, No 50. Dec 10-16. 2005, pp. 5338-5346

ii) 'Agricultural Price Volatility in International and Indian Markets', Economic and Political Weekly, Vol XXXIX,  No 43,  Oct 23-39, 2004, pp 4729-4736

iii)  'Determinants of Price in World Wheat Markets - Hidden Lessons for Indian Policy Makers?', Indian Economic Review, July-Dec 2003, Vol. XXXVIII, No.2, pp 167-187 


iv) 'Price Formation in World Wheat Markets - Implications for Policy', Journal of Policy Modeling (North-Holland), Vol 25, Issue 1, January 2003, pp 85-106

v)  'Agricultural Trade Liberalisation - Likely Implications for Rice Sector in India',  Indian Journal of Agricultural Economics, Vol 58,   No 1, Jan-Mar, 2003

vi) 'Indo-EU Relations in Agriculture - An Appraisal with Focus on WTO Related Issues' in 'India and the Europeon Union' on the occasion of Third EU-India Summit, Copenhagen,  October 2002

vii) 'Agriculture and Rural Development - Need for Reforms', Artha Vijnana , Gokhale Institute of Politics and Economics, Vol. XLIV, No. 1, March 2002, pp 47-61

Previous Positions

1  Fellow, Indian Council for Research on International Economic Relations (ICRIER), New Delhi - 1 (December 2001- December 2003)

2  Consultant, Centre for Economic and Social Studies (CESS), Hyderabad - 50027 (India) (May 1993 - February 1995)

Select Reports/Publications at AER Centre (Delhi University)

i) Assessing the Existing Training and Testing Facilities for Farm Machinery in Haryana (2001)

ii)  Sources of Agricultural Growth in Semi-Arid Regions: A Case Study of Haryana (1998)

iii) Bovine and Dairy Development in Andhra Pradesh - A Study of the Telangana Region (1996) - co-authored

iv) Infrastructure Enumeration for Decentralized Planning  (1992)

v) Growth and Variability in Agriculture of Punjab and Haryana - A Districtwise Analysis (1990)

vi) Agricultural Database for North-West India (1989)