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 […]
NO: WP-2016-018 AUTHOR: Rajeswari Sengupta, Anjali Sharma, Susan Thomas TITLE: Evolution of the insolvency framework for non-financial firms in India ABSTRACT: The current Indian framework for corporate insolvency resolution, is fraught with deficiencies in the laws, their procedures, their implementation as well as in the capacity of the institutions supporting them. The […]
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Final List of candidates selected for the M.Sc and M.Phil/Ph.D. Programme 2016 Wait-Listed candidates for the M.Sc. and M.Phil/Ph.D. Programme 2016
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NO: WP-2016-017 AUTHOR: Prasenjit Banerjee, Rupayan Pal, and Jason F. Shogren TITLE: Honor and Stigma in Mechanisms for Environmental Protection ABSTRACT: Honor and stigma play a role in environmental protection. Environmental honors are bestowed on people and firms who go out of their way to do right by the environment. Similarly, environmental […]
(in collaboration with Free University of Amsterdam and University of Bayreuth) Three short courses from May 15, 2016 to May 20, 2016 (both days inclusive). Venue: Seminar Room 1 Time slots: 9.30 to 11, 11.30 to 1 and 2.30 to 4 respectively. The Politics of Freedom – Matthew Braham (University […]
NO: WP-2016-016 AUTHOR: Jayati Sarkar and Subrata Sarkar TITLE: Bank Ownership, Board Characteristics and Performance: Evidence from Commercial Banks in India ABSTRACT: The role of governance mechanisms in determining bank outcomes has been studied mostly in the context of developed economies and focused mainly on private banks. In this paper […]
NO:WP-2016-015 AUTHOR: Subrata Sarkar TITLE: Compliance in Letter and Compliance in Spirit? – Evidence from Board and Audit Committee Meetings in India ABSTRACT: This paper analyzes two notions of compliance, ‘compliance in letter’ and ‘compliance in spirit’, using data on Board and Audit Committee meetings from India under its Clause […]