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    • Access, Agenda Constraint and Informational Lobbying 

      Oak, Mandar (Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad, 2015-12-21)
      We develop a model of informational lobbying in which a policymaker must decide which issues to implement reforms on. On each issue there is an informed interest group that always favour the adoption of reform, and which ...
    • Achieving social objectives using sponsorship-endorser portfolios 

      Pappu, Ravi (Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad, 2016-11-10)
      Increasingly, nonprofits are utilizing social partnerships, such as celebrity endorsements or commercial sponsorships, to realize their social objectives and donation goals. The impact of corporate sponsorship on consumer ...
    • Analysis of MILP techniques for the pooling problem 

      Dey, Santanu S. (Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad, 2013-12-18)
    • An Analysis of Multivariate final-offer arbitration 

      Powers, Brian (Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad, 2016-01-29)
      First proposed in 1966, in the United States Final-Offer Arbitration has been adopted by Major League Baseball as well as in the public sector in many states as a means or resolving negotiation impasses. We will discuss ...
    • Analytics for Business Decision Making 

      Sonathi, Mr. Venkateshwarlu (Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad, 2014-11-28)
      Data analytics has been gaining importance in all businesses. It is an essential component of business decision making in the 21st century. Every business is moving from “experience” based decision making to data based ...
    • Analytics in Pharmaceutical Development 

      Biswas, Debjit (Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad, 2014-08-27)
      The data science paradigm is assuming increasing importance in the development of pharmaceutical products. This is motivated by the need for new methods and technologies to address the challenges of diminishing returns in ...
    • Anchoring in CSR Spending 

      Viswanath, Pingali (Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad, 2014-12-31)
      The R & P seminar held at Wing 11 IIM Ahmedabad on December 31, 2014 by Prof. Viswanath Pingali, IIM Ahmedabad
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • Aspiration, Learning and Social Change 

      Lahkar, Ratul (2014-07)
      We consider the problem of the transition from the Pareto inferior pure strategy Nash equilibrium in the stag hunt game to the Pareto superior equilibrium. We adopt the methodology of learning and evolutionary game theory ...
    • Assessing recent Social Security Programs in India 

      Khera, Reetika (Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad, 2016-12-12)
      There has been a major expansion of social security programmes in India during the last fifteen years or so, along with wider recognition of economic and social rights. This paper discusses five programmes of interest: ...
    • Asymmetric influence of goal orientation dissimilarity: a matter of perception 

      George, Elizabeth (Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad, 2014-01-03)
    • Aviation Trends and Airbus Strategy in India 

      Dwarakanath, Srinivasan (Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad, 2016-02-22)
      PGPX Class of 2016 has organized a Speaker Series Session on Aviation Trends and Airbus Strategy in India by Dr Srinivasan Dwarakanath, Managing Director, Airbus India on Monday 22 Feb, 2016 at CR1, IMDC Block New Campus, IIMA
    • BabySteps: Empowering parents to monitor the growth, development, and immunization of their children 

      Kumar, Neha (Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad, 2015-07-10)
      In India, approximately 22 million children are affected by developmental delays that frequently go undetected or are detected late, at extensive cost to parents and irreversible damage to the child. In addition, 30% do ...
    • Batching Decisions for E-Commerce Order Fulfilment: Technology, Models, and Data Insights 

      Roy, Debjit (Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad, 2016-09-01)
      Due to today’s customer expectations of fast delivery of a wide-range of products, companies are under pressure to reduce the order fulfilment time, i.e., the time from receiving an order to the time it takes to get an ...
    • Bayesian learning and it’s applications for image processing 

      Mitra, Suman (Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad, 2013-11-22)
    • Bayesian Nonparametrics - Dirichlet Process and application 

      Ramamoorthi, R. V. (Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad, 2015-12-15)
      This talk would present a brief overview of some popular priors studied in Bayesian nonparametrics. Starting with Dirichlet process, we will explore mixture models hierarchical models and indicate some applications. If ...
    • Big Data, Big Promise, Big Challenge: Can Small Area Estimation Play a Role in the Big Data Centric World? 

      Lahiri, Partha (Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad, 2018-02-09)
      The demand for various socio-economic, transportation, and health statistics for small geographical areas is steadily increasing at a time when survey agencies are desperately looking for ways to reduce costs to meet fixed ...
    • The Biopolitics of Race and the Post-Genomic Turn to Caste 

      Bertholf, Garry J. (Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad, 2014-12-29)
      At the turn of the twenty-first century, the Human Genome Project seemed to have dispelled finally the biological notion of race. This situation has changed over the last decade or so with the emergence of race-based ...
    • Blowing Smoke: The Management of Moral Illegitimacy by the U.S. Tobacco Industry 

      Prasad, Anshuman; Prasad, Pushkala (Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad, 2016-01-13)
      U.S. corporations have had a remarkable history of overcoming challenges to their moral legitimacy. While a number of established theoretical positions have argued that organizational wrongdoing is likely to be a tremendous ...