Vamsi Vakulabharanam, associate professor in the School of Economics of the University of Hyderabad, has been selected for Prof. Amartya Sen Award for young social scientists.

The award has been instituted by the Indian Council for Social Science Research from this year to honour young social scientists in 10 disciplines, including history, economics, sociology, political science and anthropology. It carries a citation and cash prize of Rs. 10 lakh.

— Special Correspondent