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International conference on Global Health and Medical Tourism – GloHMT 2020 from May 28-30, 2020

Many health systems worldwide are facing significant challenges due to the emergence of issues determined by an increasingly “global health” context and competitive medical tourism dynamics. Coping with global health issues means many things, such as envisioning new ways of managing migrations of people, providing basic and affordable access to care in developing countries, strengthening institutional relationships among bordering countries …Read more »

4th International Marketing Conference on Marketing, Technology & Society from 17 – 19 April 2020 at IIM Kozhikode

“ Ours is the first age in which many thousands of the best-trained minds have made it their full-time business to get inside the collective public mind …………. to get inside in order to manipulate, exploit and control.” Marshal McLuhan The intrusiveness of organised marketing is so all-pervasive that it emerges as the most potent social force that shapes human …Read more »

International Conclave on ‘Globalizing Indian Thought’ at IIM Kozhikode from January 16-18, 2020 at IIM Kozhikode

The Indian economy with its mammoth growth is headed towards becoming the top three economies of the world. In the next few years, India would have answers to its most-pressing questions on poverty and corruption. By achieving this, India will be a solution-provider to the world. Nonetheless, the very existence of today’s India is rooted in its greatest leaders from …Read more »

Supply Chain Contracts in the Presence of Gray Markets

Abhishek Srivastava [1], Arqum Mateen [2] The gray market (GM) refers to the practice of diverting a manufacturer’s branded genuine goods by an unauthorized dealer who operates outside the manufacturer’s authorized channel. Under such a scenario, manufacturers may suffer in terms of the erosion of brand reputation, reduced profitability and deterioration of channel relationships [5]. GM trades affect various industries including fashion, …Read more »

Use of Randomised Control Trials in Economins – Dr Kausik Gangopadhyay

Published in Mathrubhumi, 15/10/2019 Abhijit Banerjee along with Esther Duflo and Michael Kremer received the  Sveriges Riksbank Prize funded by the Swedish Central Bank (popularly known … Read more at: https://english.mathrubhumi.com/features/specials/use-of-randomised-control-trials-in-economics-1.4198265

‘Counterstrike’ Road Safety Challenge with Gamification

Keyoor Purani [1] The New Motor Vehicle Act 2019, supposed to be implemented from September 01, still faces resistance from several states, who find the steep hike in penalties and fines for traffic offences unacceptable. While the argument that, for better road safety, stricter implementation of the rules is required is fully convincing, heavy fines seem to have practical concerns …Read more »

International Conference on Operations Research & Decision Sciences (ICORDS) – 2019

Conference Date:  28th-30th January, 2020 Venue:  IIM Kozhikode, India   The purpose of the International Conference on Operations Research and Decision Sciences 2019 (ICORDS) is to bring together researchers, faculty members, practitioners and students interested in both theoretical advances and practical applications in the field of operations research and decision sciences. The conference will be run on multiple parallel sessions, where …Read more »

Seminar on ‘Modularity and Resilience: A Research Journey’

A research seminar by Dr. Jayanth Jayaram, Professor, Darla Moore School of Business, University of South Carolina, USA was held on 25 July 2019.

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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