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Sixteenth AIMS International Conference on Management

Conference dates: January 3-5, 2019 Venue: SIMS (Pune campus). Conference Theme:  Management Challenges in Uncertain Environment. Important Dates Abstract Submission       :      October 31, 2018 Early Registration           :      October 31, 2018 Full Paper Submission    :      November 15, 2018 For more details please visit  : www.aims-international.org/aims16 E Mail                                                : aims16@aims-international.org ***          

Seminar On ‘Network Analyses for Systemic Risk Modelling, Finance and Development’

By: Prof. Sheri Markose & Prof. Thankom Arun Abstract of the Talk:  In the seminar, Sheri Markose  talked about digital mapping of the Indian Financial System for purposes of systemic risk management. She has been demonstrated the need to model financial systems and macro-economics in terms of interconnectedness and granularity to give causal relationships that are overlooked while using reduced …Read more »

Is 34-28-38 a good figure?: Insights into faculty profile at IIMs

By: Keyoor Purani  (Professor of Marketing, IIM Kozhikode) & Deepthi Anna Achankunju ( Academic Associate – Marketing, IIM Kozhikode) The Indian Institutes of Management (IIMs) is a group of 20 public and autonomous institutes of management education and research in India offering post graduate, doctoral and executive education programmes. With IIMs declared as Institutes of National Importance (INIs) recently, it is believed that the …Read more »

Seminar On “Product Recalls: Causes and Consequences”

By: Prof. Rachana Shah, Associate Professor, Carlson School of Management Abstract of the Talk: In that seminar, She  shared their most current research on product recalls, and went through a series of papers in that stream.  In developing that research stream, she leveraged her knowledge of lean and waste-eliminating, problem-solving culture in identifying effectiveness of inspections and causes of quality failures, …Read more »

Seminar on “Is good news really bad news? Event study with correlated market and non-market signals in an asset pricing model”

By: Prof. Murugappa Krishnan, Professor of Accounting, Rutgers University& Radford University Abstract of the Talk: How informed are Foreign Institutional Investors (FIIs) in Indian financial markets? They build a model of imperfect competition in a financial market, in which market makers have up to two public signals on which to define their pricing rule – firms’ earnings announcements and FII trading signals. They defined …Read more »

Seminar On A Little Speed-Customization Goes a Long Way: Imminent Delivery Networks of Online Retailers

By: Prof. Sandun Perera, Assistant Professor of Operations and Supply Chain Management, University of Michigan-Flint Abstract of the Talk: As last mile (or outbound) costs decrease, the optimal number of distribution locations (or delivery hubs/points) should also decrease due to the usual economies of scale logic of inbound delivery costs etc. In this paper, They showed that when the last mile costs decrease, …Read more »

International Conference on “Emerging Perspectives in FinTech”

CALL FOR PAPERS Dates: July 21 – 28, 2018 Venue: India Habitat Centre, New Delhi This Conference is being jointly organized by National Institute of Financial Management under the aegis of DEA-NIFM Research Programme, Department of Economic Affairs, Ministry of Finance, Government of India with the Department of Management Studies, Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi. This conference spans over two …Read more »

Rot in PSBs Part 4: RBI’s inability to regulate and supervise banks shows it’s time for a super financial regulator

By: Rudra Sensarma &  Pankaj Kumar Baag, Appeared in  Firstpost, on February 23, 2018. Read the article Here

LOST IN THE AGGREGATES- COMMENTARY ON THE REPORT EVOLVING A COMPOSITE DEVELOPMENT INDEX OF STATES

By Prof. Abhilash S. Nair Since independence, successive governments have endeavored to develop an egalitarian India whose economic development percolates to citizens living across the country. A major step in ensuring this outcome has been the various studies that have identified backwardness of different states in India. Accordingly, the central resource allocation is channeled so as to bridge this development …Read more »

FORD, TISCO, FACEBOOK: THE COMPANY TOWNSHIP THEN AND NOW

By Prof. Aparajith Ramnath Facebook’s plans to build a 394-flat residential complex for its staff in California, and the ensuing discussions in the media, raise an interesting historical question. Why do companies set up townships? There are strategic reasons: the seventeenth-century walled cities of Fort St. George (Madras) and Fort William (Calcutta) were established by the East India Company as …Read more »

SHAMELESSLY CHANGELES

By Prof. Mahesh P. Bhave If you go to Reliance Fresh or Big Bazaar, and are about to pay for the merchandize you have bought, chances are greater than even that the person at the cash register has no change to give you. He will ask you if you could produce the exact amount. If asked as a sheepish request, …Read more »

PASCAL’S WAGER: A MEDIEVAL GOD VS. A MODERN GOD

By Prof. Kausik Gangopadhyay Blaise Pascal, a gifted French mathematician and physicist of the seventeenth century, was an interesting character. Working on his own, Pascal discovered most of the Euclidean Geometry in his early adolescence. By his early teens, he invented a calculating machine—with no less than 20 prototypes called “Pascalines” made—to perform all four arithmetic operations. Unfortunately, prohibitively high …Read more »

ERUDITION: THE LOST CREED

By Prof. Kousik Guhathakurta I was flipping through the pages of a reasonably fat book when a student entered my office for some usual reason (which could be anything between a request for reconsideration of evaluation and a genuine academic clarification). I do not quite remember what he exactly wanted and how I reacted. That is neither interesting nor too …Read more »

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