Indian Journal of Labour Economics

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ISSN: 0971-7927 (print version)
ISSN: 0019-5308 (electronic version)

The Indian Journal of Labour Economics (IJLE), published quarterly by the ISLE with a legacy of uninterrupted publication for the six decades, is a leading journal in South Asia that provides social scientists and other experts a forum to contribute to analytical and policy research on labour economics, industrial relations, employment, demographics, human resource management etc. and their relation with development. The journal includes original articles, research notes, perspectives and reviews pertaining to India and other developing countries.

The IJLE Editorial Team


Alakh N. Sharma
Institute for Human Development (IHD), New Delhi, India

Managing Editor

Sarthi Acharya
Institute for Human Development, New Delhi, India

Associate Editors

Sandhya Iyer
Tata Institute for Social Sciences, Mumbai, India

Somjita Laha
Institute for Human Development, New Delhi, India

Editorial Advisory Board

  • Farzana Afridi, India Statistical Institute, New Delhi, India
  • T.C.A. Anant, Member, Union Public Service Commission (former Professor, Delhi School of Economics), India
  • Amit Basole, Azim Premji University, Bangalore, India
  • Aditya Bhattacharjee, Delhi School of Economics, India
  • Maria Christina Cacciamali, Faculty of Economics, Administration and Accounting, University of Sao Paulo, Brazil
  • Gary Fields, Cornell University, Ithaca, USA
  • Richard B. Freeman, Department of Economics, Harvard University, USA
  • Ajit Ghose, Institute for Human Development, New Delhi, India
  • Rana Hasan, Asian Development Bank, Manila, Philippines
  • Iyanatul Islam, Griffith Asia Institute, Griffith University, Australia
  • Praveen Jha, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, India
  • Uwe Jirjahn, Department of Economics, University of Trier, Germany
  • K.P. Kannan, Centre for Development Studies, Thiruvananthapuram, India
  • Radhicka Kapoor, Indian Council for Research on International Economic Relations, New Delhi, India
  • Alok Kumar, Department of Economics, Victoria University, Canada
  • Sarosh Kuruvilla, Cornell University, Ithaca, USA
  • S. Madheswaran, Institute for Social and Economic Change, Bangalore, India
  • Rajarshi Majumdar, Department of Economics, University of Burdwan, West Bengal, India
  • Arup Mitra, Institute of Economic Growth, Delhi, India
  • Mayumi Murayama, Institute of Developing Economies, Tokyo, Japan
  • Albert Park, Department of Economics, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong
  • Bino Paul, Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai, India
  • K.V. Ramaswamy, Indira Gandhi Institute of Development and Research¸ Mumbai, India
  • Selim Raihan, Department of Economics, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh
  • Uma Rani, International Labour Organisation, Geneva
  • D.N. Reddy, Institute for Human Development, New Delhi
  • Babu P. Remesh, School of Development Studies, Ambedkar University Delhi
  • Gerry Rodgers, Institute for Human Development, New Delhi, India
  • Jill Rubery, Alliance Manchester Business School, Manchester University, UK
  • /Kamala Sankaran, Faculty of Law, Delhi University, India
  • S.K. Sasikumar, V.V. Giri National Labour Institute, Noida, India
  • Kunal Sen, United Nations University Institute World Institute for Development Economics Research (UNU-WIDER), Helsinki, Finland
  • Errol D’Souza, Indian Institute of Management Ahmadabad, India
  • Shyam Sundar, Xavier Labour Relations Institute, Jamshedpur, India
  • Jeemol Unni, Ahmedabad University, India
  • Imraan Valodia, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa
  • Sher Verick, International Labour Organisation, Geneva
  • Anil Verma, Rotman School of Management, Toronto University, Canada
  • M. Vijaybaskar, Madras Institute of Development Studies, Chennai, India
  • Du Yang, Institute of Population and Labor Economics, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, China
  • Klaus Z. Zimmermann, Global Labour Organisation and Maastricht University, Netherlands