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  • International Yoga Day (2017) 

    IIMA (2017-06-21)
  • Money and Meaning in the Modern Law Firm 

    Rohrer, Lisa H. (Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad, 2017-04-28)
    After the 2008 economic crisis, the legal profession in the US (and indeed in many Western economies) has found itself at an inflection point. Whereas prior to 2008, revenue and clients were fairly plentiful, the economic ...
  • Global sourcing of Services: Strategies, Issues and Challenges 

    Jain Palvia, Shailendra C. (Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad, 2017-04-11)
    The world has gone through three waves of sourcing and we are on the cusp of fourth wave. These waves appear to parallel agricultural, industrial, information/Internet, and now the cloud age. It is crucial to pay attention ...
  • Wheels of power: Long-term effects of a one time targeted program 

    Mitra, Shabana (Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad, 2017-04-10)
    Expansion of opportunities for the female child may impact her aspirations given the prevailing social norms. Furthermore, the new social equilibrium arising from this expansion feeds back into the social norms. We develop ...
  • The Growing Importance of Financial Spillovers from Emerging Markets 

    Surti, Jay (Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad, 2017-03-22)
    Has growing trade and financial integration resulted in an increase in outward shock spillover from emerging economies to global financial markets? Over the last two decades, transmission of emerging market shocks to equity ...
  • The cradle and grave of the welfare state 

    Breman, J C (Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad, 2017-03-21)
    The social struggle which came about in industrializing and urbanizing Europe had as a prime objective, fought for by the up-and-coming trade union movement, better employment conditions culminating in a standard contract ...
  • Statistical Modelling for Dynamic Computer Simulators 

    Ranjan, Pritam (Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad, 2017-03-16)
    The recent accelerated growth in the computing power has generated popularization of experimentation with computer models (or simulators) in various physical and engineering applications. Realistic computer models of complex ...
  • 52nd Annual Convocation (2017)  

    Sharma, Shikha; Birla, Kumar Mangalam; Nanda, Ashish (Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad, 2017-03-25)
    52nd Annual convocation held at IIM Ahmedabad (1) Chief Guest - Smt. Shikha Sharma, CEO and Managing Director, Axis Bank Ltd. (2) Chairman - Shree Kumar Mangalam Birla (3) Director - Prof. Ashish Nanda
  • Designing retail stores to maximize visual experience 

    Parikh, Pratik (Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad, 2017-03-07)
    The physical layout of a retail store is known to influence the stimuli and behavior of shoppers, eventually affecting their personal experience and store performance. This talk will focus on the visual stimuli of a shopper ...
  • The US-China Business Relationship - Bi-Polar or the Two Pillars of a Stable World Economy – With Implications for India? 

    Contractor, Farok (Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad, 2017-03-06)
    This is more of a policy-oriented presentation discussing the extent of trade and FDI involvement between the US and China and what is at stake in the relationship in terms of money, jobs, manufacturing competitiveness, ...
  • Are Subsidies on Drip Irrigation Working? Evidence from Gujarat? 

    Fishman, Ram (Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad, 2017-02-21)
    Subsidies on technologies that reduce environmental externalities are popular with policy makers in developing countries. However, given “investment inefficiencies” and the multiple other factors potentially inhibiting ...
  • Development Conflicts We Know Nothing Of 

    Prasad, Rohit (Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad, 2017-02-08)
    The typical narrative of development conflict is of a rapacious industry that is unwilling to share the gains of development with people affected by projects and, instead, prone to paying off politicians, bureaucrats and ...
  • Is CEO Pay Related to Performance in the U.S. Hospitality Industry? 

    Singal, Manisha (Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad, 2016-12-27)
    Due to the unique nature of the hospitality industry that entails higher competition, ease of entry and exit of firms, and geographic diversification, we hypothesize that CEO compensation in the hospitality industry will ...
  • Selection of Inputs and Outputs in Data Envelopment Analysis 

    Ray, Subhash C (Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad, 2017-01-09)
    Productive efficiency lies in producing the maximum output from a given bundle of inputs or using the minimal input for a target bundle of outputs. The method of Data Envelopment Analysis (DEA) introduced in the OR/MS ...
  • Indian Brand of Crony Capitalism: The Cultural Underpinnings 

    Khatri, Naresh (Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad, 2017-01-06)
    One grave concern that the Indian economy/society face today is that of ubiquitous corruption/cronyism. Despite its importance, there is dearth of scholarly treatment of this phenomenon. In this presentation, we examine ...
  • Art and science of financial analysis using simple cases 

    Govindaraj, Suresh (Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad, 2017-01-04)
    In my own teaching experience at top business schools, I have found that the MBA curriculum often lacked the one class that brings together knowledge from diverse areas such as accounting, economics, finance, production ...
  • Stock Picking - Insights from academic research 

    Mohanram, Partha S. (Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad, 2016-12-22)
    Despite the importance of the banking sector to the economy, prior valuation studies in accountinghave tended to generally discard bank stocks. We examine returns to a fundamental analysis based trading strategy for the ...
  • Does Health Influence Risk Preference? 

    Kumar, Sanjeev (Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad, 2016-12-16)
    This paper investigates whether self-assessed health (SAH) status—a measure of health stock—influences the risk preference of an individual. Using the National Longitudinal Study of Adolescent Health (Add Health), we ...
  • Logistics, the human factor 

    Koster, Rene (M.) B.M. de (Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad, 2016-12-16)
    As every manager knows, people are important to achieve operational excellence. The decisions and behavior of leaders impact the behaviors of employees which are instrumental in obtaining high performance. Still, in ...
  • A Framework Model on MNE's Impact on Global Development Challenges in Emerging Markets 

    Gupta, Suraksha (Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad, 2016-12-15)
    MNEmerge is a three-year (2014–2016) collaborative research project funded by the EU’s Seventh Framework Programme for research, technological development and demonstration under Grant Agreement No. 612889. The project ...

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