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    • Search: then and now with particular reference to the web 

      Robertson, Stephen (Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad, 2018-12-10)
      Nowadays, we take web search engines for granted. For many people, their favourite search engine (Google or some other) is their primary or even sole entry-point to the web. Not only that -- it also, in some sense, _is_ ...
    • 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 ...
    • Skilled Migrants' Relocation Decisions and Resettlement Processes: The Embedded Role of Emotional Labour 

      Sinha, Paresha; S., Dyer; M., Akoorie (Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad, 2016-03-11)
      International mobility of skilled migrants involves their agency in shaping their social, cultural, economic, and symbolic capitals. This research emphasises the rationality embedded in skilled migrants’ migration decisions. ...
    • The Social Life of Trade Union Politics in Argentina 

      Lazar, Sian (Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad, 2017-09-19)
      I will discuss my recent ethnographic work on the ethical lives and collective political action of two unions of state employees in Argentina. I examine how activists in both unions create themselves as particular kinds ...
    • Spatial Analysis: A Helicopter Tour (From the Beginning to the Frontier) 

      Bera, Anil K. (Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad, 2018-01-12)
      We will begin at the beginning of spatial analysis, around mid-18th century. The introduction will be at a general level of epidemiology. Then we will slowly move to spatial statistics, spatial econometrics and finally to, ...
    • A spatial hedonic analysis of the value of groundwater to agriculture 

      Mukherjee, Monobina (Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad, 2018-03-08)
      Groundwater provides many valuable services to society, especially as a source of irrigation water. However, over-extraction and degradation threaten the ability of many groundwater systems to continue to provide such ...
    • Sports Management - The Indian landscape 

      Yadav, Rajiv (Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad, 2016-02-09)
      Guest session in SPM course on Sports Management - The Indian landscape by Sri Rajiv Yadav (IAS), GOI, Secretary, Ministry of Sports at CR4, IIM Ahmedabad
    • 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 ...
    • Statistics for LARGE Spatial Data 

      Bandyopadhyay, Soutir (Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad, 2014-12-09)
      The R & P seminar held at Wing 11 IIM Ahmedabad on Dec 9, 2014 by Prof. Soutir Bandyopadhyay, Lehigh University, USA
    • Steel Industry: Strategic Options 

      Firoz, A .S. (Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad, 2016-11-23)
      With the government and the steel industry aiming high to take steel production in the country to about 300 million tonnes per annum by the second half of the coming decade from about 90 million tonnes now, there is a need ...
    • 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 ...
    • Supply Allocation under Sequential Advance Demand Information 

      Papier, Felix (Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad, 2016-03-08)
      We study the problem of allocating supply under advance demand information (ADI). We consider a company that must allocate limited inventory to different markets that open sequentially. To reduce uncertainty, the company ...
    • Surge in Usage of FasTrak (ETC System) on San Francisco Bay area Bridges 

      Bollapragada, Ramesh (Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad, 2014-09-02)
      The R & P seminar held at Wing 11 IIM Ahmedabad on September 02, 2014 by Prof. Ramesh Bollapragada, COB,SFSU, San Francisco
    • The Surprise that is the Indian Economy 

      Subramanian, Arvind (Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad, 2017-02-24)
      A public lecture on "The Surprise that is the Indian Economy" on 24 February 2017 by Dr. Arvind Subramanian, Chief Economic Advisor to Government of India
    • Taming Wicked Problems in Strategy Wicked Strategies and the Business of Humanity 

      Camillus, John C. (Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad, 2016-08-22)
      In business, some problems are easy, some problems are hard, and some problems are so complex, so intractable, and so threatening to organizations - or entire industries that they are best described as 'wicked'. These ...
    • Third OECD Economic survey of India 

      Unknown author (Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad, 2015-02-19)
      Third OECD Economic survey of India held at Wing 11 IIM Ahmedabad on February 19, 2015 Presentation by Catherine L Mann, OECD Chief Economist, Isabelle Journard, OECD Head of India Desk Piritta Sorsa, OECD Head ...
    • To explain or to predict? 

      Shmueli, Galit (Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad, 2013-12-31)
      Statistical modeling is a powerful tool for developing and testing theories by way of causal explanation, prediction, and description. In many disciplines there is near-exclusive use of statistical modeling for causal ...
    • The touch of Midas or the curse of Bhasmasura? Learning from failures of Indian investments in Finland 

      Mathur, Ajeet Narain (Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad, 2015-11-23)
      This seminar presentation contributes to expanding the conversations around investments of multinational companies from emerging economies (EMNCs) in developed countries. The purpose is to invite attention to management ...
    • Trend and cyclical decoupling: new estimates based on spectral causality tests and wavelet correlations 

      Dubey, Amlendu (Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad, 2013-02-21)
      The issue of decoupling of emerging market economies (EMEs) (especially in the Asian region) from the developments in advanced economies has become a subject of lively debate in recent years. Basically, decoupling seems ...
    • 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, ...