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Session 2: A Case Study of Sikh Diaspora Philanthropy in Punjab

Verne A. Dusenbery, Hamline University
“Budh Singh Dhahan and Guru Nanak Mission Medical & Educational Trust: A Case Study of Sikh Diaspora Philanthropy in Punjab” (Paper)

Supreet Kaur, Columbia University
“Discussion: ‘Case Study of Sikh Diaspora Philanthropy in Punjab'” (Slides)

Session 3: Punjab Politics and Society

Pritam Singh, Oxford Brookes University
“Changing Social Values and Political Culture in Punjab: With special emphasis on the period since 1966” (Slides)

Session 4: The Punjab Economy: Problems and Prospects

Lakhwinder Singh, Punjabi University
“Vision for Economic Development in Punjab” (Paper)

Centre for Development Economics and Innovation Studies (CDEIS), Punjabi University
“Rejuvenation of Punjab Economy: A Policy Document” (Pamphlet)

Nirvikar Singh, UC Santa Cruz
“Discussant Comments on ‘Vision for Economic Development in Punjab’ by Lakhwinder Singh” (Slides)

Session 5: Groundwater in Punjab: Environmental Challenges

Rajinder Singh Sidhu, Punjab Agricultural University
“Political Economy of Groundwater in Punjab” (Slides) | “Agrarian Distress in the Land of Plenty: The case of small holders in Punjab State” (Slides)


Talk delivered at Punjabi University, Patiala, on October 10, 2013

Nirvikar Singh, UC Santa Cruz
“Reflections on the Future of Punjab’s Economy: Arrested Development” (Text of talk)

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