28 Jun 2014 - 02 Jul 2014 Istanbul, Turkey
Professor Sir Partha Dasgupta received the European Lifetime Achievement Award in Environmental Economics in recognition of his contribution to the development of environmental and resource economics. SANDEE Advisor Eswaran Somanathan of the Indian Statistical Institute in Delhi gave a keynote speech at the conference and presented research on the evolution of learning titled ‘Social Learning and Choice Theory'. Sakib Mahmud won the Best Poster Award for 2014 for ‘Coasean bargaining under insecure property rights and capital investment'. He, along with colleagues Prasenjit Banerjee and Jason Shogren, presented a poster on insecure property rights. The work was part of Sakib's Ph.D. dissertation research related to the Sundarbans and funded by SANDEE. SANDEEites Wasantha Rathnayake, Suresh Kumar, Heman Lohano, Krishna Pant, Rajesh Rai, Chandan Singha and Saravana Kumar also presented at the Congress.