Now showing items 146-165 of 209

    • Old and out? Age, learning and employability 

      Raemdonck, Isabel (Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad, 2016-10-06)
      Workforces across the world are aging, and governments are taking more and more policy actions to encourage aging workers to extend their working lives beyond the usual retirement age. In addition, employers are stimulated ...
    • On fractile regression 

      Chaudhuri, Probal (Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad, 2011-11-17)
      The need for comparing two or more regression functions arises frequently in statistical applications. Comparison of the usual regression functions is not very meaningful in situations where the distribution and the range ...
    • On Path Decompositions of Graphs and Multigraphs 

      Tipnis, Shailesh K (Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad, 2015-08-28)
      For graphs G and H, graph G is said to admit an H-decomposition if the edges of G can be partitioned into isomorphic copies of H. Let P4 denote the path on 4 vertices. We survey results that assert that certain graphs and ...
    • Online Infomediary for One-of-a-Kind Services 

      Sinha, Atanu (Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad, 2017-11-27)
      We analyze a monopolistic online infomediary that connects the consumer and providers of one-of-a-kind services (e.g., home improvement). The infomediary selects a “platform” that dictates who pays (the providers or the ...
    • Only Mine or All Ours: Do Stronger Entitlements affect Altruistic Choices in the Household 

      Dasgupta, Utteeyo (Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad, 2015-07-09)
      The R & P seminar held at Wing 11 Committee Room, IIM Ahmedabad on July 9, 2015 by Prof. Utteeyo Dasgupta Wagner College and a Senior Research Associate at the Center for International Studies and Policy, Fordham University ...
    • Optimal response to a next generation technology introduction and a some other interesting results 

      Sudharshan, D. (Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad, 2011-12-09)
    • Optimization Software and Systems for Operations Research: Best Practices and Current Trends 

      Fourer, Robert (Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad, 2017-12-18)
      For a great variety of large-scale optimization problems arising in Operations Research applications, it has become practical to rely on "off-the-shelf" software, without any special programming of algorithms. As a result ...
    • Optimizing the R & D and marketing interface 

      Chandrasekhar, Suj (Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad, 2014-02-14)
    • Partisan Politics and the Tragedy of the Commons: Groundwater Depletion in India’s Breadbasket 

      Urpelainen, Johannes (Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad, 2016-01-08)
      India's agriculture depends on groundwater irrigation, but this critical resource is depleting. Abundant supply of heavily subsidized electricity plays a key role in this depletion by allowing farmers to operate powerful ...
    • 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)
    • 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)