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    • Patient Safety in Hospitals - An Overview​ 

      Satpathy, Sidhartha (Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad, 2015-02-13)
      Primum non nocere is generally understood to be the cornerstone of the practice of medicine, but at times it is lost sight of, especially in hospitals that do not encourage a culture of patient safety. This term was first ...
    • The policy implications on net neutrality: an economic perspective 

      Bandyopadhyay, Subhajyoti (Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad, 2014-06-12)
      Whether to legislate to maintain “net neutrality”, the current status quo of prohibiting broadband service providers from charging online websites for preferential access to their residential and commercial customers, has ...
    • Policy Innovations, Political Preferences, and Cartel Prosecutions 

      Sokol, D. Daniel (Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad, 2015-08-10)
      The R & P seminar held at Wing 11 Committee Room, IIM Ahmedabad on August 10, 2015 by Prof. D. Daniel Sokol, Professor of Law, University of Florida Levin College of Law on Policy Innovations, Political Preferences, and ...
    • Poverty Index with Time-Varying Consumption and Income Distributions 

      Kumar, T. Krishna (Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad, 2018-11-01)
      Poverty is defined as degree of deprivation in consumption of an essential commodity. Employing Ernst Engel’s approach we derive a hierarchy of needs and identify the basic needs. We then use the Engel curve for that ...
    • Prior Startup Experience, Social Networks, and Transnational Entrepreneurship in Silicon Valley 

      Basu, Anuradha (Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad, 2018-01-04)
      This paper contributes to our understanding of the role played by startup experience and social networks in two countries – India and the US – in influencing and enabling immigrant diaspora entrepreneurs to found cross-border ...
    • The Promise & Pitfalls of ICT for Agriculture 

      Cole, Shawn (Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad, 2017-07-14)
      In this talk, he will be talking of the research based on two experiments. The first one is about 'the effectiveness of "information only" interventions'. The authors examine the role of a very low-cost, "light-touch" ...
    • Promise and politicians in an uncertain world: Evidence from a lab-in-the-field experiment in India 

      Banerjee, Prasenjit (Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad, 2018-01-09)
      In parliamentary democracies, politicians play an obvious and critical role in choosing and implementing policies. A key question in implementation failures, especially due to the uncertainty about the true state of nature, ...
    • Public secrets of law: rape trials in India 

      Baxi, Pratiksha (Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad, 2014-03-19)
      Sexual violence in general, and rape in particular, is under-reported in India. The social stigma associated with rape is the biggest hurdle that a rape survivor faces right from the time of reporting the matter to the ...
    • Public versus Private Provisioning: Role of Education and Political Participation 

      Ray, Tridip (Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad, 2016-06-28)
      This paper studies the role played by education in the public provision of private ‘merit goods’, such as healthcare, schooling, security and so on. Corruption is endemic in public provision. Better educated individuals ...
    • Publishing in leading journals 

      Hayton, James C. (Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad, 2014-04-28)
    • Quality and Patient Safety 

      Kalra, K K (Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad, 2016-07-15)
      Patient safety has been conceptualized as the avoidance, prevention and amelioration of adverse outcomes or injuries stemming from structure & processes. Safety issues in medication, infection control surgery & ...
    • Quality in Healthcare 

      Jairam, Nanda Kumar (Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad, 2015-09-08)
      The health care scenario in India is changing rapidly. There is a change in the disease profile, an ever increasing difference between rural and urban India and an increased interest in investments into health care from ...
    • Quality Management and Institutionalized Hospital Care 

      Desai, Mahesh (Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad, 2014-12-19)
      Muljibhai Patel Urological Hospital was conceived to develop as a super speciality hospital in Kidney diseases in 1978. At that time there was no institutionalized hospital for catering to the kidney diseases. It was started ...
    • Rational Choices: An Ecological Foundation 

      Borah, Abhinash (Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad, 2018-11-16)
      We address the oft-repeated criticism that the demands which the rational choice approach makes on the knowledge and cognition of a decision maker (DM) are way beyond the capabilities of typical human intelligence. Our key ...
    • The reading brain 

      Chatterjee Singh, Nandini (Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad, 2014-06-13)
    • Real Estate and Infrastructure industry 

      Anand, Getamber (Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad, 2017-02-06)
      The Speaker Series Committee of PGPX Class of 2017 has organized a Speaker Series Session on Real Estate and Infrastructure industry by Mr. Getamber Anand, Chairman & MD of ATS Infrastructure Ltd Monday, 6th February 2017 ...
    • A Recombination-Based Internationalization Model: Findings from Narayana Health’s Journey from India to the Cayman Islands 

      Gupta, Budhaditya (Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad, 2018-01-11)
      We present a longitudinal study of the expansion of Narayana Health (NH), a healthcare provider, within India and its subsequent development of a tertiary care hospital in the Cayman Islands. Contrary to past research ...
    • Relationship between state and NGO service providers in South Asia with focus on sanitation 

      Nair, Padmaja (Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad, 2012-08-23)
      Non-government organisations (NGOs) have become a critical constituent of the larger civil society, and their activities have been institutionalised into the development process. Under the title ‘NGO’, they are only a few ...
    • Religious beliefs and local government financing, investment and cash holding decisions 

      Veeraraghavan, Madhu (Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad, 2014-02-25)