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    • Lack-of-fit testing of the conditional mean function in a class of Markov multiplicative error models 

      Koul, Hira Lal (Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad, 2013-12-10)
      The family of multiplicative error models, introduced by Engle (2002, Journal of Applied Econometrics 17, 425–446), has attracted considerable attention in recent literature for modeling positive random variables, such as ...
    • Large Population Aggregative Potential Games 

      Lahkar, Ratul (Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad, 2016-12-08)
      We consider population games in which payoff depends upon the aggregate strategy level and which admit a potential function. Examples of such aggregative potential games include the tragedy of the commons and the Cournot ...
    • Launch of marriage portal for PLHIV on at IIMA 

      Dholakia, Govind (Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad, 2018-08-21)
      For about past two years we have been working with Gujarat State network of Positive People (GSNP+), a community based organisation (CBO), that works for issues faced by people living with HIV/AIDS (PLHIV). One of the ...
    • Leadership and future of consulting across the globe 

      Pervaaz, Viq (Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad, 2016-11-15)
      The Speaker Series Committee of PGPX Class of 2017 has organized a Speaker Series Session on Leadership and future of consulting across the globe by Viq Pervaaz, Principal in E&Y, New York Tuesday, 15 November 2016 at CR1, ...
    • A Leadership Journey; Professionalization, Scalability and Sustainability in Missionary Hospitals: -The Jubilee Mission Case 

      Joseph, Benny (Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad, 2018-01-04)
      Jubilee Missionary Hospital, started in 1951 as a poor man’s hospital, has grown steadily in serving the poor and the needy. The growth accelerated since 2004 when it started a medical college and a nursing college; since ...
    • Leadership lecture 

      Bedi, Kiran (Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad, 2007)
    • Licensing Intellectual Property and the Dissemination of Technology 

      Ghosh, Shubha (Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad, 2016-08-05)
      While the exclusive rights provided by intellectual property law are touted as promoting the creation and spread of new technologies, equally important is the role of contract law in supporting the dissemination of technology. ...
    • Linking literacy and mobile phone usage among women: Evidence from a women's adult literacy programme in India 

      Chadha, Nishant (Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad, 2018-02-16)
      In this paper we evaluate the impact of a female adult literacy programme (FALP henceforth) on the ownership, access and use of mobile phones among its participants. Using a mixed methods research design, we present both ...
    • 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 ...
    • Major Determinants of World Agricultural Trade 

      Devadoss, Stephen (Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad, 2018-12-27)
      Agricultural world trade is heavily impacted by comparative advantage, trade policies, domestic farm policies, gravity factors, and transport costs. Comparative advantage is determined by Ricardian productivity differences ...
    • Management Challenges faced by the Private Sector Healthcare Delivery Organisations 

      Bakshi, Ajay (Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad, 2014-09-10)
      Healthcare deliuery organigations face management challenges of three dilferent kinds. First, they haue to deal with incredible complexity. This originates in the complexity of the human body — which is the subject for ...
    • Management Science & Practice, deployed in providing Technology Enabled Remote Healthcare 

      Ganapathy, Dr. K. (Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad, 2019-02-04)
      The only way to bridge the ever-increasing urban rural health divide is to use Information & Communication Technology and integrate Telehealth into the healthcare delivery system. This profusely illustrated presentation ...
    • Masculinity and Gender in the Power and Politics in Organisation 

      Lalwani, Shreya (Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad, 2015-09-21)
      The seminar held at CR-2, Old Campus, IIM Ahmedabad on September 21, 2015 by Prof Shreya Lalwani, Academic and Administrative Head at Kakubhai Parikh School on Masculinity and Gender in the Power and Politics in Organisation
    • Medical Technology in Indian Context 

      Kakkar, Ashok (Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad, 2016-02-23)
      Increasingly medical technology is becoming a key enabler of healthcare right from prevention to treatment. While the rapid advances in technology have enhanced the precision & efficacy of healthcare interventions, it ...
    • Minimum distance model checking in Berkson measurement error models with validation data 

      Koul, Hira (Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad, 2019-02-12)
      This talk will present a class of tests for fitting a parametric model to the regression function in the presence of Berkson measurement error in the covariates without specifying the measurement error density but when ...
    • Missing Men, Migration and Labour Markets:Evidence from India 

      Tumbe, Chinmay (Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad, 2015-12-02)
      How do labor markets function when a large part of the able-bodied male workforce is absent due to out-migration? This question holds great significance as it affects regions covering over 200 million people in India and ...
    • A mixed integer linear programming model for optimal sovereign debt issuance 

      Date, Paresh (Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad, 2016-09-02)
      Governments borrow funds to finance the excess of cash payments or interest payments over receipts, usually by issuing fixed income debt and index-linked debt. The goal of this work is to propose a stochastic optimization-based ...
    • MNCs and Global Foreign Policy: A trend we may have missed in the last 5 Years 

      Badkas, Sachin Kumar (Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad, 2016-01-05)
      On the international stage, the multinational corporation has been sneaking up on traditional prerogatives of the state, with surprisingly little mainstream commentary on the trend. The talk singles out news stories from ...
    • A Model for Enhancing Productivity via Employee Well Being 

      Swahney, Rupy (Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad, 2018-12-28)
      The future of a country is dependent on the well-being of the society, in particular, its workforce. A healthy workforce can participate in a globally-competent development of a country. Unfortunately, a growing number of ...
    • Modeling leptokurtic return distributions in commodity markets 

      Laha, Arnab Kumar (Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad, 2013-08-28)