Dr. W. Tariang


Photo of Ms W Tariang Dr. W. Tariang did her M.A. and Ph.D. from NEHU, Shillong. She joined the Department on 13th May, 2003. Presently, she is Assistant Professor of Economics in the Department.

She is teaching Macro-Economics, Indian Economic Policy and Economics of Environment and Social Sector.

Contact No(s) +91-364-2723186(O); +91-364-2233294(R); +91-9436101784(M)
Email Address: wandyt12@yahoo.co.in
Broad Area of Interest: Rural Development and Gender Studies
Current Area of Work: Gender, Poverty, and Women Empowerment
Ph.D. Title: Poverty and Socio-Economic Characteristics of Female-headed Households: A Case Study of Rural Areas of East Khasi Hills District of Meghalaya
Academic Affiliations:
  • Life Member of North-East Economic Association
  • Member of Meghalaya Economic Association
  • Member of Indian Society of Labour Economics

Research Paper(s) Published:

  • Tariang, W. and E.D. Thomas (2018): "Poverty and Inequality in the Matrilineal Society of Meghalaya in the North-Eastern Region of India", Forum for Social Economics. https://doi.org/10.1080/07360932.2018.1441047

  • Tariang, W. (2015): "Socio-Economic Status of Men and Women in a Matrilineal Society", EPRA International Journal of Economic and Business Review, 3(4).

  • Tariang, W. (2015): "India's Look East Policy: An Analysis of the Opportunities and Challenges with Special Reference to the North-East Region" in Bhattacharjee, A.(Ed.) Look East Policy: Perspectives from the South-East Asian Architecture, Excel India Publishers, New Delhi: Chapter 5, pp.28-32.

  • Tariang, W. (2013): "Boosting the Potential of Rural Tourism in the North Eastern Region" in Das, Manjit (Ed.) Economy of North East India: Issues and Dimensions, Lakshmi Publications, New Delhi.

  • Tariang, W. (2013): "Boosting Rural Tourism in North East India", International Journal of Research in IT and Management, 3(9).

  • Tariang, W. and E.D. Thomas (2007): "Feminization of Poverty: A Review of Recent Literature", in Thakur, B. (ed.) Global Poverty-Eradication Strategies, ICFAI University Press, Hyderabad.

Papers presented in Conferences/Seminars:

  • Presented a paper on, "Women Entrepreneurs-The Era of New Women" (with Elizabeth S. Awomi, Research Scholar), in the 19th Annual Conference of North East Economic Association (NEEA) and National Seminar on 23rd - 24th March 2018, NEHU, Shillong.

  • Presented a paper on, "Poverty and Inequality in the Matrilineal Society of Meghalaya in the North-Eastern Region of India" in the 3rd International Conference on Poverty & Sustainable Development -''Strategies for Meeting SDGs'' on 8th - 9th December 2016, Colombo, Sri Lanka.

  • Presented a paper on "Gender and Rural Poverty Interlinks in a Matrilineal Society- A Case Study of Meghalaya", (with P.S.Suresh), in a National Seminar on Poverty, Inequality and Health in India with Special reference to North-East India organised by Department of Economics, North-Eastern Hill University, Shillong in Collaboration with Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata and National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development, 8th - 10th October, 2015.

Other Professional Development Activities:

  • Co-Convenor of 19th Annual Conference of North East Economic Association (NEEA) and National Seminar on 23rd and 24th March 2018, NEHU, Shillong.

  • Visiting Fellow, Department of Economics, University of Calcutta.

  • Convenor of M.A/M.Sc Admission Committee from 21st - 31st July 2018.

  • Resource Person in the UGC-HRDC, NEHU, Shillong in the Refresher Course in Tribal Studies on 26th September 2018.

  • Resource Person in the UGC-HRDC, NEHU, Shillong in the Short Term Course in Gender Sensitisation on 11th October 2018.

 

 

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