Indian Economic Association is a registered body of Indian Economic Professionals, established way back in 1917, with the objective of providing a forum for debate and discussion of theoretical and policy oriented issues of Economic Science. The IEA organizes annual conferences, special seminars and lectures by eminent persons of the profession.
The IEA has so far organized 99 annual conferences in different parts of the country. A list of the past Presidents and the venues of the Annual Conferences of the Association is given separately.
The IEA is also a member of the International Economic Association. IEA has had the privilege of organizing the World Economic Congress in collaboration with the International Economic Association, in New Delhi, in the year 1986, at which Nobel Laureate Professor Kenneth J. Arrow was the President of the International Economic Conference.
The IEA has currently 5000 plus members, both Individual and Institutional.
Its Secretariat is normally located at the office of the President of the Association and at the office of the General Secretary cum Treasurer of the Association.
For the year 2017-18, below are given the office addresses of the Indian Economic Association:
Madras School of Economics
Former Chairman, Economic Advisory Council to the Prime Minister
Former Governor, Reserve Bank of India
T.P.S. College, Patna,
Former Vice Chancellor,
Nalanda Open University and VKS University.
Department of Economics
Presidency College, Chennai- 5
University of Madras (T.N.)
Mobile : 09444932128
P.G. Department of Applied Economic and Commerce,
College of Commerce, Arts and Science
Kankarbagh, Patna, Bihar - 800 020
Phone : 0612-6531965; Mob: 09431017096
E-mail : firstname.lastname@example.org
Public Information Officer
Under the RTI Act, Dr. Deepti Taneja is the Public Information Officer of Indian Economic Association. The members should address their RTI queries, if any, to her
Contact Address : Dept. of Economics
Appellate Authority - IEA
As per the RTI Act, 2005, Dr. Anil Kumar Thakur, General Secretary and Treasurer, IEA, is the First Appellate Authority of the Indian Economic Association. Any RTI applicant who is not satisfied with the reply of the PIO, may address the same to Dr. Thakur.
Dr. Anil Kumar Thakur
To encourage research and disseminate cutting-edge theory and practice in the area of Capital Market, the IEA, with sponsorship from NSE, has instituted the "National Stock Exchange (NSE) Prize" for the best thesis submitted by an Indian to an Indian University or Economic Institute in financial economics with special reference to capital market in India. The NSE prize will carry an annual award of Rs. 50,000 to be given to the best thesis. The IEA invites scholars across the country for their entries. The result will be declared by a committee constituted by the IEA President in consultation with Managing Director, NSE.
The thesis is to be submitted by 15th November 2017 to Dr. Anil Kr. Thakur, General Secretary and Treasurer, IEA at
Road No. 3, House No. B/6,
Patna-800 020, Bihar (India).