Institute for Social and Economic Change
 

 

 

K S James

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Professor, Population Research Centre (on EOL, Professor in Population at CSRD, School of Social Sciences (SSS), JNU, New Delhi from 16th May 2016)

Area of Specialisation

  • Formal Demography including measurement

  • Population and Development

  • Mortality and Health

  • Ageing

 

 

 

 

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Academic Qualification

  • Post Doctoral (Non-Degree), Harvard Centre for Population and Development, Harvard University, USA, 2000.

  • Ph.D in Applied Economics, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi (through centre for Development Studies, Trivandrum), 1997.

  • M.Phil. in Population Studies, International Institute for Population Sciences, Mumbai, 1991.

  • Master in Population Studies, International Institute for Population Sciences, Mumbai, 1992.

  • M.A. Economics, Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam, Kerala, India, 1989.

Fellowships and Awards

  1. Visiting Fellow, Population Research Centre, School of Spatial Sciences, University of Groningen, The Netherlands, May 19-23, 2014.

  2. Visiting Fellow, Centre for Research on Ageing, University of Southampton, UK, May 7-17, 2014.

  3. Visitor, International Institute for Applied System Analysis, Laxenburg, Austria, December, 2011.

  4. Panel Member on “New Challenges in Population and Development” set up by International Union for the Scientific Study of Population (IUSSP) for the period 2010-13.

  5. Visiting Fellow, International Institute for Applied System Analysis, Laxenburg, Austria, May-June, 2010.

  6. ESRC-ICSSR visiting fellowship to London School of Economics, London during April-June, 2009.

  7. Visiting Fellowship, French National Institute of Demographic Studies (INED), Paris, France, November- December, 2007.

  8. The Srinivasan Award for best substantive paper published in the journal ‘Demography India’ in the year 2001.

  9. Visiting Fellowship, Harvard Center for Population and Development Studies, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, USA, May-November, 2000.

  10. ICSSR Doctoral Fellowship, Centre for Development Studies, Trivandrum, Kerala, 1992-1995.

  11. Junior Research Fellowship from UGC (JRF-NET), International Institute of Population Sciences, Mumbai, 1991-92

Research Studies Currently Underway

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Title

Collaborating Institutions

Period

Funding

1

Ageing and Well-being in a Globalising World

University of Groningen, Netherlands, University of Southampton, UK and Centre for Development Studies, Trivandrum

2013-2015

India-European Research Networking Programme
ICSSR-ANR-DFG-ESRC- NWO Joint Funding Scheme

2

Building knowledge Base on Ageing in India: A series
of Programmatic and Research Studies
 

Institute for Economic Growth, New Delhi, Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai and UNFPA, India

 

2010-

UNFPA, New Delhi

3

Assessing Quality of Civil Registration System (CRS)

Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi and UNFPA, India

2011-

UNFPA, New Delhi

4 Migrant’s Suitcase: Examining the Flow of Norms, Identity and Social Capital between India and Netherlands University of Groningen, Netherlands 2013-2015 NWO, Netherlands


Selected Publications

Books/Major Reports

  1. Population Ageing in India, Cambridge University Press, New Delhi, 2014 (G. Giridhar, K. M. Sathyanarayana, Sanjay Kumar, K. S. James and Moneer Alam (eds)).

  2. An Asessment of the Quality of Civil Registration Data in Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Karnataka, Gujarat and Maharastra, United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), New Delhi, 2014 (K. S. James, P.M. Kulkarni, Sanjay Kumar, N. Kavitha, Annie George and Sarda Prasad).

  3. A Preliminary Assessment of the Quality of Civil Registration System in Kerala, Odisha and Rajasthan, United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), New Delhi, 2013 (K. S. James, P.M. Kulkarni, K.M. Sathyanarayana, Sanjay Kumar, N. Kavitha, Annie George and Sarda Prasad).

  4. Vienna Year Book of Population Research, on “Education and the Global Fertility Transition”, Vienna Institute of Demography and Austrian Academy of Sciences, 2012, (K.S. James, V. Skirbekk, J. Van Bavel (Eds)).

  5. Report on the Status of Elderly in Select States of India 2011,  United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), New Delhi, India, 2012 (Moneer Alam, K. S. James, G. Giridhar, K. M. Sathyanarayana, Sanjay Kumar, S. Siva Raju, T. S. Syamala, Lekha Subaiya, Dhananjay W. Bansod).

  6. Assessing the Quality of District Data for Improved Planning and Monitoring of Development Programmes, United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), New Delhi, India, 2012 (K S James, Dhananjay W. Bansod, K. M. Sathyanarayana, Sanjay Kumar, K Srinivasan and P M Kulkarni).

  7. Population, Gender and Health in India: Methods, Processes and Policies, K S James, Arvind Pandey, Dhananjay W Bansod and Lekha Subaiya (eds), Academic Foundation, New Delhi, 2010.

  8. Demographic Change, Health Inequality and Human Development in India, S. Irudaya Rajan and K.S. James (eds), Centre for Economic and Social Studies, Hyderabad and Manohar Publishers and Distributors, New Delhi, 2004.

Articles (since 2005)

  1. “Golden Cage: The stability of marriage in India” Economic and Political Weekly (forthcoming), (with K. Srinivasan)

  2. “View from a Fast Growing Nation: What demographic change means for India?”, in Katinka Barysch (ed) Our Wold and Us: How our Environment and our Societies Change, Allianz  SE: Germany (Co-author N. Kavitha).

  3. “Understanding Female Migration Pattern in India: Exploring the Driving Forces”, in S Irudaya Rajan (ed) India Migration Report 2015: Gender and Migration, Routledge, New Delhi, (with Sandhya Rani Mahapatro).

  4. “Changes in mortality and human longevity in Kerala: are they leading to the advanced stage?”, Global Health Action, Vol.7, May 2014. (with M. Benson Thomas)

  5. Abuse against elderly in India –the role of education”, BMC Public Health, Vol.14, P: 336, April, 2014, (Vegard Skirbekk)

  6. “Does living longer means living healthier? Exploring Disability Free Life Expectancy in India”, Indian Journal of Gerontology, Vol.28, No.3, pp.321-347, (with M. Benson Thomas).

  7. “India’s Support Systems for the Elderly: Myths and Realities” in Amaryllis Torres, and  Laura L Samson (eds), Aging in Asia-Pacific: Balancing the State and the Family, Quezon City: Philippine Social Science Council, (Co-author: T S Syamala)

  8. “Recent Shifts in Infant Mortality in India: An Exploration”, Economic and Political Weekly, Vol. XLIX, No. 3, (January 18), P:14-17.

  9. “Introduction: Ageing in Twenty-First Century India”, in G. Giridhar, K. M. Sathyanarayana, Sanjay Kumar, K. S. James and Moneer Alam (eds), Population Ageing in India, Cambridge University Press, New Delhi, (with G. Giridhar, K. M. Sathyanarayana).

  10. “Living Arrangements of Elderly in India: Policy and Programmatic Implications”, in G. Giridhar, K. M. Sathyanarayana, Sanjay Kumar, K. S. James and Moneer Alam (eds), Population Ageing in India, Cambridge University Press, New Delhi, (with K. M. Sathyanarayana, Sanjay Kumar).

  11. “Education and the Global Fertility Transition”, Vienna Year Book of Population Research, 2013 (forthcoming) (K.S. James, V. Skirbekk, J. Van Bavel)

  12.  “Demographic Dividend and Migration” in Kerala’s Demographic Future: Issues and Policy Options, S Irudaya Rajan and K C Zachariah (eds), Academic Foundation, New Delhi, 2012 (S Irudaya Rajan and K S James)

  13. “The Burden of Maternal Health Care Expenditure in India: Multilevel Analysis of National Data”, Maternal and Child Health Journal, Springer Science and Business Media, New York, November, 2012. (Tiziana Leone, K S James and Sabu S Padmadas)

  14. Urbanization and the South Asian Enigma: A Case Study of India, in Urbanization and Development in Asia: Multidimensional Perspectives, Jo Beall, Basudeb Guha-Khasnobis and Ravi Kanbur (eds), Oxford University Press, New York (Basudeb Guha-Khasnobis and K.S. James)

  15. “Maternal and Child Health Care among Tribes: A study of changing trends in Karnataka”, in Jayasheela, V.B Hans, B. Ravindra Kumar, Vilas M. Kadrolkar (eds), “Service Sector in India: A sectoral analysis”, Global Research Publications, New Delhi, 2012 (P. Prabhuswamy and K. S. James).

  16. India’s Demographic Change: Opportunities and Challenges', SCIENCE,  VOL 333 29 JULY 2011.      Abstract               Reprint               Full Text

  17. “India’s Demographic Change, Opportunities and Challenges”, Science, American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS),  July, 29, 2011.

  18. “Demographic Change, Age Structure Transition and Ageing in India: Issues and Challenges”, Yojana, Vol.55, July, 2011 P:28-31. (K S James and K. M. Sathyanarayana)

  19. “Income, Income Inequality and Mortality - An Empirical Investigation of the Relationship in India, 1971-2003”, Working Paper No. 249, Institute for Social and Economic Change, Bangalore, 2010. (K S James and T S Syamala)

  20. Urbanization and the South Asian Enigma: A Case Study of India, Working Paper No 2010/X, United Nations University, WIDER. April, 2010 ( Basudeb Guha-Khasnobis and K S James)

  21. ‘Levels and Trends in Caesarean Births: Cause for Concern?’ in Economic and Political Weekly, Vol.XLV, No.5, January 30-February 5, 2010, pp.19-22 (With  S Sancheetha and K S James).

  22. Demographic Change, Gender and Health in India: Theory and Evidence, in James,  K S, Arvind Pandey, Dhananjay W Bansod and Lekha Subaiya (eds) Population, Gender and Health in India: Methods, Processes and Policies, Academic Foundation, New Delhi, 2010.

  23. Demographic Change and Public Health in India”’ in IIMB Management Review, Vol.21, No.3, 2009, pp.266-269.

  24. Understanding Community Impact of Migration from Kerala: A Multilevel Analysis” in by K K Singh, R C Yadava and Arvind Pandey (eds) Population, Poverty & Health: Analytical Approaches, Hindustan Publishing Corporation, New Delhi, PP:156-168, 2009 (S. Irudaya Rajan and K S James).

  25. “Impact of CBHI Schemes on Access to Health Care: Evidence from India”, Indian Journal of Human Development, Vol. 2, No.2,  2008 (K S James, Seetha Prabhu, Rajeev Ahuja and Alka Narang)

  26. “Current Debate on Demographic Dividend in India” in Uma Kapila (eds), India’s Economic Development Since 1947, Academic Foundation, New Delhi, 2008, pp.268-287.

  27. “Third National Family Health Survey in India: Issues, Problems and Prospects” Economic and Political Weekly, Vol.XLIII, No.48, November 29-December 5, 2008, pp.33-38 (S Irudaya Rajan and K S James).

  28. “Glorifying Malthus: The current Debate on Demographic Dividend in India”, Economic and Political Weekly, Vol. XLIII, No. 25, June 21-27,2008.

  29. “Implications of Demographic Transition in Kerala”, in Demographic Changes and Challenges to Development, in George TM (ed), Nirmala Academic and Research Publication, Muvattupuzha, 2008.

  30. “Does Fiscal Decentralization Help to Reduce Infant Mortality? Empirical Evidence from Rural India” Journal of Developing Areas, Vol. 41, No.1, 2007 (Abay Asfaw, Klaus Frohberg, K S James and Johannes Jütting).

  31. “Accelerated Decline in Fertility in India Since the 1980s: Trends among Hindus and Muslims”, in Demographic Transition: A global perspective, Azmal Hussain (ed), ICFAI University Press, Hyderabad, 2007.

  32. “Decentralisation and Health: A review of evidence” in  T M Joseph (ed) Grassroots Democracy in India Concept Publishing Company, 2006.

  33. “Causes of Fertility Decline in India and Bangladesh” in Mohsin Khan (ed) Economic Development in South Asia, Tata McGraw-Hill Publishing Company Limited, 2005 (S. Mahendra Dev, K S James and Binayak Sen).

  34. “Accelerated Decline in Fertility in India since the 1980: Trends among Hindus and Muslims”, Economic and Political Weekly, Vol.XL, No.5, P: 375-384, 2005 (K S James and Sajini B. Nair).

  35. “Religion and Fertility: A comment” Economic and Political Weekly, Vol.XL, No.5, P: 455-458, 2005. (N. Krishnaji and K S James).

  36. “Decline in Fertility in Andhra Pradesh: A re-examination of Conflicting Arguments”, in Christophe Z. Guilmoto and S. Irudaya Rajan (eds) Fertility Transition in South India, Sage Publication, New Delhi, 2005 (K S James and S.V. Subramanian).

Working Papers (Since 2005)
  1. “Health Status, Care Giving and Receiving among Elderly with Migrant Children”, BKPAI Working Paper Series II, No. 4, United Nations Population Fund, New Delhi, 2014, (with Ajay Bailey, Jyoti S. Hallad).

  2. “Does Living Longer Mean Living Healthier? Exploring Disability-free Life Expectancy in India”, Working Paper No. 322, Institute for Social and Economic Change, Bangalore, 2014 (with M. Benson Thomas and S Sulaja).

  3. “Pattern of Mortality Changes in Kerala: Are they Moving to the Advanced Stage?”, Working Paper No. 282, Institute for Social and Economic Change, Bangalore, 2012 (with M.Benson Thomas).

  4. “Living Arrangements of Elderly in India: Policy and Programmatic Implication”, BKPAI Working Paper No. 7, United Nations Population Fund, New Delhi, 2012 (with K. M. Sathyanarayana, Sanjay Kumar).

  5. “Income, Income Inequality and Mortality - An Empirical Investigation of the Relationship in India, 1971-2003”, Working Paper No. 249, Institute for Social and Economic Change, Bangalore, 2010, (Co-author:  T. S. Syamala).

  6. Urbanization and the South Asian Enigma: A Case Study of India”, Working Paper No 2010/X, United Nations University, WIDER. April, 2010, (with Basudeb Guha-Khasnobis).

Recent participation/presentation of papers for international conferences (since 2005)

  1. “India’s Support System for Elderly, Myths and Realities”, paper presented at the Faculty Seminar at the School of Spatial Sciences, University of Groningen, The Netherlands, May, 22, 2014.

  2. “Enduring Marriages in India: Implications for Fertility and Gender” paper presented at the conference on “Discrepancies Between Behaviour and Attitudes Toward Marriage and Fertility in Asia” at the Asia Research Institute (ARI), National University of Singapore, Singapore, February 13-14, 2014.

  3. The Well being of Indian Elderly: Understanding the inter-linkages between poverty and subjective health” paper presented at the Graduate School of Asian and African Area Studies, Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan, October, 7, 2014.

  4. “India’s Demography: Insights from the Past and Future Challenges”, Paper presented at annual conference of the Japanese Association for South Asian Studies (JASAS) in a special International Session on “Demographic Changes in India during the last half-a-century” Hiroshima University, Hiroshima, Japan, October 5 & 6, 2013.

  5. “India’s Demographic Dividend: The Role of Household Saving and Female Work Participation”, paper presented at the Graduate School of Humanities and Sociology, Tokyo University, Tokyo, Japan, October 3, 2013.

  6. “Female Work Participation and Demographic Dividend Prospects for India”, Paper presented at the conference on “40 per cent of the World: Population Change, Human Capital and Development in China, India and Indonesia” organized by JY Pillay Comparative Asia Research Centre, National University of Singapore, Singapore, May 22-24, 2013.

  7. “India’s Support Systems for the Elderly: Myths and Realities” paper presented at the 20th Biennial General Conference of Association of Asian Social Science Research Council (AASSREC)on “Ageing in the Asia-Pacific: Balancing the State and the Family” at Cebu City, Philippines, April 4-6, 2013.

  8. “India’s Fertility Transition and Policy Response” paper presented at the conference on “Sharing International Experience on Policy Response to Fertility Decline” organised jointly by United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), Vietnam and the General Office of the Population and Family Planning, Ministry of Health, Vietnam at Ha Noi, March 27, 2013.

  9. “Understanding Demographic Dividend in India” paper presented at the 2nd Asian Population Association Conference held at Bangkok, August 26-29, 2012.

  10. “Population Policy in the Context of Changing Demographics in India” paper presented at the workshop on ”Human Capital in China, India and Indonesia: Demographic Bonus, Labour Markets, Educational Opportunity and Equity, and Ageing Issues”,  at the Global Asia Institute, National University of Singapore, July 5-6  2012.

  11. Participated in the expert meeting on “Tracking of Out-of-Pocket Expenditure for Sexual and Reproductive Health” organised by the UNFPA/NIDI Resource Flow Project at the Netherlands Interdisciplinary Demographic Institute during December 12-13, 2011.

  12. “Ageing in India” public lecture delivered at the Globalisation Studies Groningen, University of Groningen, Netherlands, December 9, 2011.

  13. Participated and chaired a session in the workshop on “The likely future developments of fertility in low-fertility countries” organised by the University of Oxford, Vienna Institute of Demography and International Institute for Applied System Analysis (IIASA) at the Vienna University of Economics and Business, December 2, 2011.

  14. Participated in the International Seminar on “Education and Global Fertility Transition” organised by The Wittgenstein Centre, Vienna Institute of Demography and International Institute for Applied System Analysis, Austria at the Austrian Academy of Sciences, Vienna during November 30-Decembter 1, 2011.

  15. Participated in the expert meeting on the “Future of High Fertility Countries” organised by the University of Oxford and International Institute for Applied System Analysis (IIASA), Laxenburg, Austria in Kathmandu, Nepal, November 7-8, 2011.

  16. “Demographic Change in India: Current Pattern and Future Implications”, paper presented as part of the International Seminar on New Challenges in Population and Development organized as part of the IUSSP Scientific panel and held at held at CEDEPLAR, UFMG, Belo Horizonte, Brazil, June, 14-15, 2011.

  17. “Dimensions of Health Inequalities in India”, paper presented at the Workshop on “Health Care Inequalities in Brazil and India: Substantive and Methodological Issues” held at CEDEPLAR, UFMG, Belo Horizonte, Brazil during June 28 –  July 2, 2010.

  18. “Human Capital Projection for Indian States, 2001-50” paper presented at the International Institute for Applied System Analysis, Laxenburg, Austria on June 11, 2010.

  19. ‘Demographic Transition in India: Opportunities and Challenges’ paper presented at the workshop on ‘Population and Development in Asia’ at London School of Economics, UK, June 30, 2009.

  20. “Economic Aspects of Access to Maternal Health Care Services: Evidence from Indian Data” paper presented at the BSPS-ESRC Workshop on Poverty & reproductive health in poor countries: Issues, measurement & evidence’ at London School of Economics, May 29, 2009.

  21. ‘Economic Growth and Health Status in India: Emerging Paradoxes’ paper presented in the Social Statistics Applications and Policy Seminar Series, University of Southampton, UK, May 27, 2009.

  22. Economic growth and health status: investigation of the macro relationship in India”, paper presented in the Population Research Seminar Series at the London School of Economics, UK on May 8, 2009.

  23. “Understanding Demographic Perspectives on HIV/AIDS”, paper presented at the workshop on Interdisciplinary Research on Development organised by the Global Development Network, Brisbane Australia, January 27-February 2, 2008.

  24. “Demographic Transition and Economic Development in Kerala” paper presented at the Multidisciplinary and Intermediate Research Initiative at University of Punjab, Lahore, Pakistan, by South Asian Network of Economic Research Institutes, March, 31, 2007.

  25. Age structure transition and migration in Kerala: The Possible links” at the workshop on Multidisciplinary and Intermediation Research Initiatives of Global Development Network, at St. Petersburg Russia, January 19-24, 2006.

  26. Maternal Mortality in India: Empirical Evidence” paper presented at the International Population Conference held by International Union for the Scientific Study of Population (IUSSP) held at Tours, France, July 18-23, 2005.

  27. Demographic Transition and Economic Development in Kerala: The Role of Emigration” paper presented at the Multidisciplinary Research and Intermediation Workshop held by Global Development Network at Dakar, Senegal,  January 27-28, 2005.

Recent conference papers (since 2005)

  1. “National Programme for the Health Care of the Elderly and its Role in Addressing the NCD burden in India”, Paper presented at the Conference on “India’s Elderly: Dignity, Health and Security”, Organised by United Nations Population Fund, New Delhi, December 4-5, 2014.

  2. “Women and Ageing in India: Pathways of Vulnerability ” paper presented at the 12th  annual conference of Indian Association for Social Sciences and Health (IASSH) on “Health, Gender and Development: Multidisciplinary Perspectives” at G.L. Gupta Institute of Public Health, University of Lucknow, Lucknow, November 21-23, 2014.

  3. Disability and Use of Aids in India: Evidence from Census and Surveys” paper presented at the UK-India Workshop on “Affordable Assisted Living Technologies for the Elderly” organised by British Council, UK, at J N Tata Auditorium, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, November 19, 2014.

  4. Effective Monitoring Maternal and Child Health Programme in India: The role of  Health Management Information System” paper presented at the XXXVI annual conference of the Indian Association for the Study of Population (IASP) held at Department of Demography and Population Research Centre, University of Kerala, Thiruvananthapruam, November 7-9, 2014.

  5. An Assessment of the Quality of Birth Data in Civil Registration System in India” paper presented at a one-day dissemination seminar on “The Quality of Civil Registration System in Odisha” organised by United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) at Bhubaneswar, October 21, 2014

  6. “Health Status and Health Care Utilisation among Indian Elderly: Does rural urban residence make a difference”, paper presented at the workshop on “National Health Mission: Achievements and Challenges” organised by Institute of Economic Growth, Delhi, September 8-9, 2014.

  7. “Work, Income and Living Arrangement of Elderly in Odisha”, paper presented at the one-Day dissemination seminar on the Status of Elderly in Odisha organised by United Nations Population fund, Bhubaneswar, September 2, 2014.

  8. “Highlights of the Survey Findings on Status of Elderly in India”, paper presented at the Seminar on the “Status of Elderly in Tamil Nadu,” organised by Population Research Centre, Gandhigram, Chennai, June 30, 2014.

  9. “The Economic Support System for Senior Citizens in India: Restating the Obvious”, paper presented at the 12th Global Conference on Ageing organised by International Federation on Ageing at Hyderabad, June 10-13, 2014.

  10. “Demography of Ageing”, paper presented at the media workshop on Role of Media in Creating Visibility about Ageing Issues, at Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai, December 20, 2013.

  11. “Demographic Change and Changing Priorities of Demographic Research” keynote address presented at the Golden Jubilee Celebration of Population Research Centre, JSS Institute of Economic Research, Dharward, December 6, 2013.

  12. Social Security and Old Age Support System” paper presented at the Seminar on “Financing Development: State and the Market” held at ISEC, November 28, 2013.

  13. “Health Management Information System”, paper presented at the conference on “National Rural Health Mission: A review of past performance and future directions”, at the Institute of Economic Growth, Delhi, August, 6-8, 2013.

  14. “Measuring Health of Elderly in India”, paper presented at the second annual conference of the Indian Health Economics and Policy Association (IHEPA) on “Better Health Access: The Rough Road Ahead” at Institute for Social and Economic Change, Bangalore, December 20-21, 2012.

  15. “Poverty, Income and Work Status of Elderly”, paper presented at the national conference on “Inclusive Growth: Opportunities for Elderly”, organized jointly by UNFPA, India, Institute of Economic Growth, Delhi, Institute for Social and Economic Change, Bangalore and Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai, at New Delhi, November 19-20, 2012.

  16. “Convergence of Economic and Demographic Indicators in India: A quantitative analysis”, paper presented at the National Seminar on “India’s 2011 Census: Interpretations and Implications of the Results” organized by organized by Centre for the Study of Regional Development, School of Social Sciences, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, September 6-7, 2012

  17. “Is India’s Demographic Dividend a Reality” keynote address given for the national conference on “Demographic Dividend in India: Challenges and Opportunities” at Tumkur university, Tumkur, July  31, 2012.

  18. “Issues and Challenges in Connection with Low Fertility in India”, paper presented in a seminar on Emerging Fertility Patterns in India” jointly organized by Centre for Development Studies, Trivandrum, University of Portsmouth, UK and  University of  St Andrews, UK at Centre for Development Studies, Travandrum during July 23-24, 2012.

  19. Understanding Quality of HMIS Data for Improved Monitoring of Programmes:  Cases from Chamarajanagar and Udupi Districts” Paper presented in a workshop under the aegis of “National Rural Health Mission”,  Department of Health and Family Welfare, Government of Karnataka, at Coorg, February 29 – March 1, 2012.

  20. “Convergence of Health Indicators in India: A Measure of Inclusive Development”, paper presented at the IASSH annual conference on"Health, Gender and Inclusive Development", at Tata Institute for Social Sciences, Mumbai, November 24-25, 2011.

  21. India within seven billion: Demographic change and its implication”, seminar presented at the Institute for Social and Economic Change, Bangalore, October 31, 2011.

  22. “Demographic Trends, Migration and Ageing in Karnataka” Paper presented at the Workshop on “Balanced and Sustainable Development for Reaching New Heights:  Vision of Karnataka for the Approach Paper to the XII Five Year Plan”, organized by Planning, Programme Monitoring and Statistics Department and Institute for Social and Economic Change, Bangalore at ISEC, Bangalore on May 30-31, 2011.

  23. “Dynamics of Emigration from Karnataka: A regional analysis”  paper presented at the seminar on International Labour Migration from India: State level perspectives”, held at Centre for Development Studies, Trivandrum, during March 28-29, 2011.

  24. “India’s Demographic Dividend: Concerns and Evidence” paper presented at the ISEC diamond jubilee conference on “Statistics, Economic Development and Public Administration” at Indian Statistical Institute, Delhi, February, 11-12, 2011.

  25. `Convergence of Health Indicators in India’ paper presented at the Seminar on "Understanding Health Inequalities in India and Brazil from Micro Data: Measurement, Evidence and Policy” held at ISEC, Bangalore, January 11-12, 2011.

  26. `Deriving Reliable RCH Indicators from HMIS Data: A Case Study of Karnataka and Rajasthan’ paper presented at the XXXII Annual Conference of IASP 2010, at Utkal University, Bhubaneswar, Orissa, during November 28-30, 2010.

  27.  “Fertility Transition and Demographic Dividend in South India: A Closer Look” paper presented at the National Conference on “Demographic Convergence, Demographic Dividend, Population Ageing and Implications for Health and Socio-economic Transformations: Special focus on South Indian States” by IIPS, Mumbai at Chennai, March 25-27, 2010.

  28. “Demographic Dividend in India: A Rhetoric and Reality’”  paper presented at the seminar on “Demography: International Perspective on Challenges in India”, jointly organized by IIPS, Mumbai, IISAA, Vienna and TIFAC, New Delhi, IIPS, Mumbai, February 12-13, 2010.

  29. “Demographic Survey on Population around Nuclear Facilities”, paper  presented at the BRNS theme meeting on “Environmental Baseline Studies for Nuclear Institutions” at Bhabha Atomic Research Centre, Mumbai, February 10, 2010.

  30. “Ageing Research in India: An Overview” paper presented at the Technical Advisory Committee meeting of the research study on “Building Knowledge Base on Ageing in India”  at Institute of Economic Growth, Delhi at New Delhi, December 22, 2009.

  31. “Trends and Patterns of Migration in Karnataka’ at the Workshop on  “Migration, Informal Work and Welfare: A Policy Perspective on Urban Deprivation in Karnataka Cities” at ISEC, Bangalore, April 21, 2009.

  32. “Urbanisation and the South Asian Enigma: A Case Study of India” paper presented at the Workshop on “ Beyond the Tipping Point: Asian Development in an Urban World”, organised by World Institute for Development Economics Research (WIDER), United Nations University (UNU), Helsinki, Finland, at Kolkata, December 15-17, 2008.

  33. “Reducing Vulnerability: A Conceptual Clarification to Develop Managerial Strategies for Rehabilitation” at the National Seminar on “Inclusive Growth”, Christ University, Bangalore, December 1-2, 2008.

  34. “Always at the Margin: Progress of health indicators among SC/ST in the period of rapid economic change in India”, at a seminar on Social Exclusion, Poverty and Livelihood of Marginalised Groups in India: Need for Effective Inclusive Strategies” oganised by Centre for Study of Social Exclusion and Inclusive Policy, Mangalore University, Mangalore, September 24-25, 2008.

  35. “Right of Migration Workers” paper presented at a seminar on “Right of Migrant Workers” organized by the Ecumenical Christian Centre, Bangalore, August 2, 2008.

  36. “Demographic Change and Public Health in India” paper presented at a Round Table on “Health Implications on Demographic Change in India for the Public Health Systems” organized by Centre for Public Policies, Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore, on July 30, 2008.

  37.  “NFHS-3: Issues, Problems and Prospects” paper presented at thea Workshop on the “Implications of NFHS-3 Results” organized by  Centre for Development Studies, Thiruvananthapuram, on July 26, 2008.

  38. “Economic Growth and Public Health in India’ at the 5th All India Conference of the Indian Association of Social Science and Health (IASSH) held at XIM-Bhubaneswar, Orissa, April 7-9, 2008.

  39. Economic Change and Health Status in India: New Evidence”, Paper presented at the International Conference on universalizing Socio-Economic Security in South Asia organized by Institute for Human Development, New Delhi and Institute of Social Studies, Hague, February, 17-20, 2008.

  40. Understanding Demographic Dividend in India”, Paper presented at the Annual Conference of the Indian Association for the study of Population (IASP) at Banaras Hindu Univeristy, Banaras, October 26-28, 2007.

  41. Demographic Change and Health Status in Kerala”, Paper presented in the seminar on Health and Development in Kerala organized by the Kerala Development Society, New Delhi, August 31, 2007.

  42. Fertility and Child Mortality in Karnataka” Paper presented in the Discussion on the Implications of NFHS-3 results in Karnataka, ISEC, February 24, 2007

  43. The Implications of Demographic Transition: Theoretical and Empirical Evidence” key note address  at the Seminar on The Implications of Demographic Transition: Theoretical and empirical evidence, at Nirmala College, Muvattupuzha, Kerala, Muvattupuzha, December 1-2, 2006.

  44. “Income, Income Inequality and Mortality: An empirical investigation of relationship in India, 1970-2003”, paper presented at the Golden Jubilee Seminar on Emerging Population Issues in the Asian Pacific Region: Challenges for the 21st Century, International Institute for Population Sciences, Mumbai, December 10-13, 2006, Mumbai.

  45. Child Health in Karnataka: Issues and Recommendations”,  paper presented at the State level workshop on 11th Plan- Prioritizing Children, UNICEF, October 5-6, 2006, Bangalore.

  46. “The Social Network of Emigration from Kerala: Some preliminary evidence”, paper presented at the annual conference of Indian Association for the Study of Population (IASP), Centre for Development Studies, Trivandrum, June 7-9, 2006.

  47. “Age Structure Transition and Economy: A review of theoretical and empirical evidence”, paper presented at the national seminar on Age Structural Transition in India, 1951-2001 organized by Department of Demography, University of Kerala, Trivandrum during May 30-31, 2005

K.S. James
Professor
Population Research Centre
Institute for Social and Economic Change
Nagarabhavi P.O. BANGALORE-560072, India
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