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IGIDR Working paper: The Plutocratic Bias in the Indian CPI

NO : WP-2017-011 AUTHOR : Dilip M. Nachane, Aditi Chaubal TITLE :  The Plutocratic Bias in the Indian CPI ABSTRACT : The Laspeyres-type consumer price index (CPI) is traditionally used to measure the changes in cost-of-living over time. Studies indicate this CPI suffers from a plutocratic bias, attaching greater weightage to expenditure […]

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Seminar:”Identity and Learning: a study on the effect of student teacher gender interaction on student’s learning” by Dr Sukanta Bhattacharya (Department of Economics, University of Calcutta)

Date: 23rd August 2017 (Wednesday) Time: 4:00 pm Venue: Seminar Hall 1 Abstract In this paper we examine whether students’ and teachers’ social identity play any role in the learning outcome of the students. More importantly, we ask if a student benefit by learning from a teacher of the same […]

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Seminar : Live Football and Tourism Expenditure: Match Attendance Effects in the UK By Dr Abhijit Sharma (School of Management, Bradford University, United Kingdom)

Dr Abhijit Sharma  (School of Management, Bradford University, United Kingdom) is presenting a seminar on “Live Football and Tourism Expenditure: Match Attendance Effects in the UK”. Date: 16th August 2017 (Wednesday) Time: 4:00 pm Venue: Seminar Hall 1 Abstract  We employ unconditional quantile regression with region of origin fixed effects, whereby we find that […]

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Seminar : “Is financial inclusion good for bank stability? International evidence ” by Prof Sushanta Mallick (School of Business and Management Queen Mary University of London)

Prof  Sushanta Mallick (School of Business and Management Queen Mary University of London) is presenting a seminar on “Is financial inclusion good for bank stability? International evidence “. Date: 2nd August 2017 (Wednesday) Time: 4:30 pm Venue: Seanza Conference Hall ABSTRACT Financial inclusion has become an important public policy priority following the recent global financial […]

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