Institute for Social and Economic Change



Abdul Aziz


Honorary Visiting Professors


Dr Abdul Aziz spearheaded research in macroeconomic issues, regional planning, decentralized governance and the economics of poverty, in his capacity as Head, Department of Economics, Institute for Social and Economic Change (ISEC), Bangalore (a position from which he was recently retired).  Dr Aziz’s publications and books on the Karnataka Economy, Industrialization, Externalities and State Policy and Regional Development are regarded as standard texts.  He also has to his credit, several articles in international and national journals of economics.  As member of the Karnataka State Finance Commission, the High Powered Committee for Redressal of Regional Imbalances and the Karnataka State Planning Board, Dr Aziz has been involved in state level and regional economic planning and decision-making. Dr Aziz has guided several Ph D students of whom 14 have been awarded Ph D degrees.  He has presented papers and keynote addresses at seminars and chaired several national and international level seminars.

Dr Aziz has served as a Consultant to World Bank, Asian Development Bank, Swedish International Development Agency, Department for International Development, India (DFIDI) and Wilbur Smith Associates.

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