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Office: T C. 18/1314(8), Padmalayalam Road- MLA Road, Aramada P.O, Thrikkannapuram, Thiruvananthapuram-695032, Kerala.
A Forum for Economists, Policy Planners, Researchers, Practitioners and Teachers and Students of Economics in Kerala
The Genesis
A small gathering of Economists, Research Scholars, Professors, Professionals and Policy Planners met at Canara Bank Conference Hall, Thiruvananthapuram on 21 July 2013 decided to form a forum for discussing economic issues and public policy matters, which will have far reaching implications for the development of the polity, society and economy of Kerala. As an outcome of this serious deliberations, the gathering stressed the relevance of a common and inclusive platform, which accommodates, researchers, professionals, practitioners, and teachers and students of Economics in Kerala.
The Meeting has decided to form the Kerala Economic Association as an affiliate to the Indian Economic Association and an Ad Hoc Group consisting of all 22 participants has been formed. It has been decided to launch the Kerala Economic Association on 18 August 2013 with the Renowned Economist Dr. M.A Oommen as President and Dr.V.P Raghavan, Senior Fellow, Ministry of Culture, Government of India, New Delhi as General Secretary.
The Kerala Economic Association, an affiliate to the Indian Economic Association, has been formally inaugurated by Dr Anil Kumar Thakur, Secretary and Treasurer of the Indian Economic Association at a function held at Canara Bank Conference Hall , Thiruvanathapuram on 18 August 2013 . The Inaugural Meeting was chaired by Dr G Karunakaran Pillai, , Member, Executive Committee , Indian Economic Association in the presence of Dr B P Chandramohan, Joint Secretary , Indian Economic Association, Dr S Irudaya Rajan, Professor at the Centre for Development Studies, Thiruvananthapuram and Dr S Radha, Former Additional Director at the Directorate of Economics and Statistics, Government of Kerala.



Vice President


General Secretary :

Joint secretary




Office Bearers
Dr M A Oommen 1. Dr G Karunakaran Pillai 2. Dr S Irudaya Rajan Dr. V P Raghavan 1. Dr. B Vijayakumar 2. Dr. Manju S Nair Dr. Priyesh C A

Membership Fees

 Life Membership  Student Membership

Rs. 1000/Rs. 100/-

Life Membership fee for Indian Economic Association: Rs. 8000/-

Dr. V P Raghavan (General Secretary) Dr. Priyesh C A (Treasurer)

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Kerala Economic Association