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.
PATRON OF KERALA ECONOMIC ASSOCIATION
Dr. M A Oommen
Emeritus Professor, Institute of Social Sciences firstname.lastname@example.org
Dr. M A Oommen is an MA holder in Economics with First Class, First Rank from Kerala University in the year 1954.
In 1968 he completed Ph.D. from Kerala University; Subject of Dissertation "Small Industry in Indian Economic Growth - A Case Study of Kerala".
He also got First Rank in his Diploma in Economic Development, from Institute for the Study of Economic Development (ISVE), at Naples, Italy.