The Eleventh Edition of Tata Literature Live! The Mumbai Litfest
Monday, November 16th to Sunday, November 22nd 2020

Virtual Festival
Real Books

Live on YouTube, Facebook,
Twitter & Instagram

Ritu Dewan


Prof. Ritu Dewan is the Vice President of the Indian Society of Labour Economics, Visiting Professor at
the Institute of Human Development, Executive Editor of The, Trustee of The India Forum, and
President of the Indian Association for Women’s Studies (2014-17). She was, till her retirement, the first-
ever woman Director of the Department of Economics, University of Mumbai, and the founder-member
of the first Centre for Gender Economics in Asia.

She has over 150 publications, including 40 books and monographs, encompassing a wide range of
issues including Development Economics, Gender Studies & Gender Economics, Rural and Urban
Development, Infrastructure, Labour Markets, Environmental Displacement, Peace Studies, etc.


Stormy Weather Ahead

Panel Discussions Saturday, 16th Nov 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Tata Theatre - NCPA

The forecast for the Indian economy.

Panelists : Ritu Dewan, Shinjini Kumar, Sucheta Dalal

Chair : Mini Menon

Other Speakers :
Mini Menon, Sucheta Dalal
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