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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 ...
    • 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 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • Mixed methods research 

      Chakraverty, Devasmita (Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad, 2020-11-20)
    • 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 ...
    • Mobile targeting using customer trajectory patterns 

      Ghose, Anindya (Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad, 2020-07-26)
    • 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)
    • 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 ...
    • Morality and humanoid robots: revisiting different ethical theories 

      Chakraborty, Sanjit (Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad, 2019-11-26)
      Uniformity in human actions and attitudes incumbent with the ceteris paribus clause of folk psychology lucidly transits moral thoughts into the domain of subject-centric exploration. Morality could be identified in terms ...
    • More power to India: The challenge of electricity distribution 

      Khanna, Ashish (Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad, 2014-08-21)
      The R & P seminar held at Wing 11 IIM Ahmedabad on August 21, 2014 by Mr. Ashish Khanna, Lead Energy Specialist-South Asia, World Bank
    • Multiscaling in Finance 

      Matteo, Tiziana D. (Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad, 2017-11-10)
      The multiscaling behaviour of financial time-series is one of the acknowledged stylized facts in the literature [1]. The source of the measured multifractality in financial markets has been long debated and it has been ...
    • Mutual Fund Flows and Fund's Strategic Behavior When Investors Are Inattentive 

      Javadekar, Apoorva (Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad, 2017-09-04)
      The paper builds on a simple yet novel idea that the way investors react to the recent mutual fund performance depends largely upon the long-term historical performance of that fund. In particular, I find that investors ...