The Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research (IGIDR) invites submissions of research papers in money and finance for its 16th Annual Conference on Macroeconomics and Finance on December 19 and 20, 2016. The objective of the Conference is to bring together scholars, who are engaged in quality research in the […]
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NO: WP-2016-021 AUTHOR:B.Sudhakara Reddy and Arpit Tiwari TITLE: PICKING THE WINNER: MEASRUING URBAN SUSTAINABILITY IN INDIA ABSTRACT : This study provides a snapshot of the sustainability of selected Indian cities by employing 57 indicators in four dimensions to develop an overall city sustainability index. In recent years, its complexity has […]
INDIRA GANDHI INSTITUTE OF DEVELOPMENT RESEARCH (DEEMED UNIVERSITY) IGIDR invites applications from well qualified and experienced persons for the post (01 No.) of ‘Assistant Systems Analyst’ (Computer Centre) on contract basis initially for a period of one year which may be extendable. Qualification& Experience etc.: Minimum BE/B.Tech in computer […]
Prof. Harminder Singh of Deakin University is giving a talk on Tuesday, 16th August in Seminar Hall 1 at 2:30 p.m. The title of his talk is: “Marketing capability and stock returns”. A brief abstract is given below. Abstract: We find that firms’ marketing capability – the ability to deploy marketing resources to achieve […]
Authors: Shrabani Saha Lincoln International Business School, University of Lincoln, United Kingdom and Ghialy Yap, Business School, Edith Cowan University, Perth, Australia Title: How Does Political Instability Influence the Effect of Tourism Demand on Economic Growth?” Abstract: Tourism is a growing industry in the world and it has a significant potential in […]
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NO: WP-2016-020 AUTHOR: Mili Naskar and Rupayan Pal TITLE: Network Externalities and Process R&D: A Cournot-Bertrand Comparison ABSTRACT : This paper examines the implication of the nature of competition in a market with network externalities on strategic investment in process R&D by firms. It shows that network externalities have a positive effect […]
NO : WP-2016-019 AUTHOR : Renuka Sane and Susan Thomas TITLE : From participation to repurchase: Low income households and micro-insurance ABSTRACT : The paper asks what drives insurance coverage in low income households by analysing repurchase patterns of micro-insurance policies. We use data on customers of a financial services […]
Dr Chandan Kumar Jha (Le Moyne College, Syracuse) is presenting a seminar on Wednesday, 29th June in Seminar Hall 1 at 4:00 p.m. The title of his talk is:”The Role of Historical Resource Scarcity in Modern Gender Inequality”. Abstract: This study detects a curious correlation between historical resource scarcity and […]