Following the lines of International Input-Output Research Association, Input-Output Research Association (IORA), India was registered at Pune on July 9, 1968 under The Bombay Public Trust Act, 1950, Schedule 1 (vide rule 5), with Registration Number F374P Inq No. 71/68, with the office of the Charity Commissioner in Pune, having its Head Quarter Office at the Gokhale Institute of Politics and Economics, Pune. The IORA has been well recognized by all International and National Academic and Professional Bodies and Sponsoring Bodies like Planning Commission (PC), Indian Council of Social Science Research (ICSSR), University Grants Commission (UGC), Reserve Bank of India (RBI), National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD), Industrial Development Bank of India (IDBI), Industrial Credit & Investment Corporation of India (ICICI), Unit Trust of India (UTI), National Banks and Private/Foreign Banks, Corporations for promotion and financing industries, agriculture and all major sectors based National Bodies and Companies or Industries. IORA has worked in close liaison with Central Statistical Organisation (India).
The Tenth International Conference was organized at NUEPA, New Delhi in 1995 in collaboration with International Input-Output Research Association and delegates from nearly 50 countries participated in that conference. First conference of IORA was held at Gokhale Institute of Politics and Economics, Pune in 1965, having the leadership of Professor W. W. Leontief, Nobel Laureate in Economics and pioneer of the technique of Input-Output analysis, its developments in dynamic and inter-regional framework, encompassing all branches of economic sciences, techniques and applied economics. The second IORA conference was conducted in 1967 led by Professor Walters Isard, Philadelphia University, USA, many foreign and Indian Economists contributed to its deliberations. In all 17 conferences were organized in Pune, Bombay, Ahmedabad, Baroda, Shillong, Delhi, Hyderabad and at BITS, Pilani.
The volumes of proceedings of all the conferences are published in Books by IORA and reputed publishers like Allied Publishers, New Delhi.
About the Conference
Now both IIOA and IROA organize their conference annually.
Objectives of the Conference
Even more important than the above is the objective of initiating the new and emerging scholars in economics, commerce and management in to the areas of research based on input output modeling and its theory.The conference will be preceded by one day workshop on Techniques of Input Output Analysis and contemporary and emerging issues of research. The work-shop seeks to initiate the young and aspiring researchers into the nitty-gritty of basics of input-output modeling and sharing of innovations introduced in one’s research.
You are requested to kindly contribute research paper(s) and short notes on recent innovations in input output modeling with special reference to India. Short notes should not exceed the limit of two pages.
Themes of the 18th Conference
- Production Linkages, Supply Chain and Networking in I-O framework with reference to Rural and Urban Divide;
- Incorporation of Innovations and Extensions/Modifications of Input Output Modelling To Frontier Areas of Research;
- Experiments with Input Output Modelling for Methodological, Policy and Theoretical Innovations and Extensions;
- Forecasting and Sensitivity Analysis in Input-Output Modelling;
- Simulations for Growth Forecasting for Multiple-Countries in Comparative Framework;
- Policy Modelling for Different Phases of Business Cycles in Input Output Framework;
- Human Capital Base of Trade and Growth with Special Reference to Fluctuations in Employment, Exports, Imports and Terms of Trade;
- Exchange Rate Fluctuations in Currency Markets and their Effect on Growth and Macro Economic Fundamentals;
- Investment and Interest Rate’s Fluctuations and Macroeconomic Fundamentals in I-O Framework;
- Integrating Input-Output, Linear Programming/DEA, Game Theoretic, Mathematical and Econometric Modelling in CGE Framework;
- Use of Software in Input-Output Modelling-Explorations of New Directions;
- Constructing Time Series of Input-Output Tables of India and Uniform Classification of Sectors of Indian Economy;
- Indian Contribution to Input-Output Economics;
- Input Output Modelling of Energy Resources and Sustainability of Growth;
- Environmental Implications of Growth of Different Sectors in Input Output or Related Frameworks;
- Centre and Periphery As Base of Rural Development in I-O Frame Work;
- Population Growth, Environmental Sustainability and Natural Resource Constraint As Limiting Factors of Growth;
- Modelling Infrastructural Growth and its Impact on Economy;
- Input-Output Modelling of Regional Growth – National and International;
- Impact of Economic Cooperation among Nations of SAARC on Growth of Member Countries;