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IGIDR is organizing its second PhD. Colloquium from November 7 – 10, 2017.  Young PhD. scholars from institutions across the country would be presenting their work  in the Colloquium.
 
AGENDA

Conversations on Research (CoRe): IGIDR PhD. Colloquium

November 7-10, 2017

Venue for All Lectures and Sessions: CONFERENCE HALL

 

 

 

 
Day 1: Tuesday, November 7, 2017

Morning/

Afternoon

Participants Arrive
17:45 – 18:15 Registration – Beside CONFERENCE HALL
   
18:15 – 18.30 Welcome Address
V.K. Sharma, Professor, IGIDR
 
18.30 – 20.00 Keynote Lecture: BIG DATA – Theory and Applications
Pulak Ghosh, Professor, IIM Bangalore and Presidency University
 
20:00 – 22:00 Dinner - Cafeteria

Day 2: Wednesday, November 8, 2017

09:00 – 11:00 Full Paper Sessions  - Session 1
 
11.00 – 11.30 Tea Break  and Colloquium Group Photograph
 
11:30 – 13:00 Poster Presentation Session
 
13:00 – 14:00 Lunch - Cafeteria
 
14.00 – 15.20 Full Paper Sessions - Session 2
 
15.20 – 15.40 Tea Break
 
15.40 – 17.40 Full Paper Sessions - Session 3
 
18.30 – 20.00 Invited Lecture: Growth and Creative Destruction
Parikshit Ghosh, Associate Professor, Delhi School  of Economics
   
20:00 – 22:00 Dinner - Cafeteria
Conversations on Research (CoRe): IGIDR PhD. Colloquium

November 7-10, 2017

 

 

Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research

 
Day 3: Thursday, November 9, 2017

09:00 – 11:00 Full Paper Sessions - Session 4
 
11.00 – 11.30 Tea Break and Colloquium Group Photograph
 
11:30 – 13:00 Full Paper Sessions - Session 5
 
13:00 – 14:00 Lunch - Cafeteria
 
14.00 – 15.20 Full Paper Sessions - Session 6
 
15.20 – 15.40 Tea Break
 
15.40 – 17.40 Full Paper Sessions – Session 7
 
18:30 – 20:00 Panel Discussion:  Life After PhD.

·         Shubhashis Gangopadhyay, Research Director, India Development Foundation

·         O. P. Mall, Adviser, Department of Statistics and Information Management, Reserve Bank of India (to be confirmed)

·         Anindya Sen, Professor, Indian Institute of Management, Calcutta

·         Janat Shah, Director, Indian Institute of Management, Udaipur

·         Moderator:  Subrata Sarkar, Professor, IGIDR

 
20:00 – 22:00 Director’s Dinner                    Venue: Director’s Bungalow

Day 4: Friday, November 10, 2017

9.30 – 11.30 Special Lecture: Causal Inference in Economics
  Sudha Narayanan, Associate Professor, IGIDR
 
11.30 – 12.00 Tea Break
12.00 – 12.30 Closing Remarks, Vote of Thanks and Distribution of Certificates
S. Mahendra Dev, Director (Vice Chancellor), IGIDR
   
12.30 – 14.00 Lunch - Cafeteria
 
Rest of the day Library Visit and Interaction with IGIDR Faculty (by appointment)
Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research

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SESSION PLAN

Conversations on Research (CoRe): IGIDR PhD. Colloquium

 

November 7-10, 2017

 

Venue for All Sessions: CONFERENCE HALL

 

 

Wednesday, November 8, 2017

 

Session 1 (09.00 a.m. – 11.00 a.m.) – Macroeconomics

Chair: Romar Correa – University of Mumbai

 

 

Paper 1: Culture and Market: A Macroeconomic Tale of Two Institutions

Presenter: Priyanka Arora – Department of Economics, Delhi School of Economics, Delhi

 

Paper 2: Solvency of India’s Current Account balance: An Evidence of Intertemporal Optimization

 

Presenter: Bhavesh Garg - IIT, Hyderabad

 

Paper 3: Epidemiology of Inflation Expectations of Households and Internet Search- An Analysis for India

 

Presenter: Saakshi Jha - Department of Economic Sciences, IIT, Kanpur

 

Session 2 (2.00 p.m. – 3.20 p.m.) – Finance

Chair: Rajendra Vaidya - IGIDR

 

 

Paper 1: A New Order of Financing Investments: Evidence from Acquisitions by India's Listed Firms

Presenter: Varun Jindal  - Fellow Programme in Management, IIM, Kolkata

 

Paper 2: Can Institutional Factors Explain Distress of Handloom Weavers?

 

Presenter: Manas Ranjan Bhowmik – University of Calcutta and Mission Vidyamandira, West Bengal

 

Session 3 (3.40 p.m. – 5.40 p.m.) – Economic Development

 

Chair: R. Nagaraj - IGIDR

 

 

Paper 1: Does the Early Bird Get the Worm? Examining the Impact of School Entry Age on Academic Performance

Presenter: Kartik Yadav - Fellow Programme in Management, IIM, Bangalore

 

Paper 2:  Benefits of Integrated Child Developmental Services: Later Life Evidence

 

Presenter: Gaurav Dhamija - Shiv Nadar University, Delhi

 

Paper 3: Quality of Schooling: Child Quantity-Quality Trade off, Technological Progress and Economic Growth

 

Presenter: Swati Saini - Centre for International Trade and Development, JNU, Delhi

 

 

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Thursday, November 9, 2017

 

Session 4 (09.00 a.m. – 11.00 a.m.) – Financial Markets

Chair:  Subrata Sarkar – IGIDR

 

Paper 1:  Can Leverage Replace Value Effect?

Presenter: Moinak Maiti - Pondicherry University, Pondicherry

 

Paper 2:  Post-Earnings-Announcement-Drift Anomaly in the Indian Stock Market

Presenter: Harshita - Department of Management Studies, IIT, Delhi

 

Paper 3: Within and Cross Volatility Contagion Effects among Stock, Crude and Forex Returns:

 

Empirical Evidence from Five Emerging Economies

 

Presenter: George Varghese - Institute for Financial Management and Research, Chennai

 

Session 5 (11.30 a.m. – 1.00 p.m.) – Agriculture

Chair: Vijay Laxmi Pandey- IGIDR

 

Paper 1:  Awareness and Take-up of Crop Insurance: Evidence from India

 

Presenter: Subhankar Mukherjee - Fellow Programme, Economics Group, IIM, Kolkata

 

Paper 2:  Effect of Flood on Rural Agricultural Wages in Indian States: An Empirical Analysis

 

Presenter: Yashobanta Parida - Economics at Centre for International Trade and Development, JNU, Delhi

 

Session 6 (2.00 p.m. – 3.20 p.m.) – Trade and Industry

Chair: C. Veeramani - IGIDR

 

Paper 1:  New Age Preferential Trade Agreements (PTAs): Implications for Value Added Trade

 

Presenter: Kalpana Tokas - Fellow Programme in Management, IIM, Bangalore.

 

Paper 2: Critical Evaluation of the Effects of Infrastructure on Manufacturing Productivity: New Evidence from Major Asian Economies

 

Presenter: Khanna Rupika - Business Environment (Economics) Department, IIM, Lucknow

 

Session 7 (3.40 p.m. – 5.40 p.m.) – Social Sector and Innovation

Chair: G. Mythili - IGIDR

 

Paper 1: Identification and Characterization of Middle Class in India and its Comparison with other Economic Classes

 

Presenter: R. Ahalya -Department of Humanities and Social Sciences, IIT, Delhi

 

Paper 2: Self Employment Profits: The Case of India

Presenter: Bhaskar Jyoti Neog- Dept. of HSS, IIT, Kharagpur

 

Paper 3: Enabling Digital Innovation at Indian Public Sector Retail Oil Outlets through Internet of Things (IoT)

 

Presenter: Sudip Das – University of Petroleum and Energy Studies, Dehradun

 

 

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. Chandrasekhar - IGIDR

 

 

 

Poster 1: Extent and Nature of the Rental Markets for Capital Goods: An Analysis of Nepal's Plains

 

Presenter: Krishna Sharma - Faculty of Economics, South Asian University, New Delhi

 

Poster 2: Role of Factors of Production, Total Factor Productivity and Macroeconomic Policy in Cross-country Income Differences and Growth Rate

 

Presenter: Muhammed Najeeb – IIT, Kharagpur

 

Poster 3: Tracing Prices of Agricultural Commodities in India

Presenter: Prerona Baruah - Dept. (HSS), IIT, Guwahati

 

Poster 4: Anomalies in International Stock Returns

Presenter: Rahul Roy - Dept. of Commerce, Pondicherry University

 

Poster 5: Study of 2-D Layered Derived Nanostructures and their Composites for Environmental and Biological Applications

 

Presenter:  Mayank Garg - AcSIR-CSIO, Chandigarh

 

Poster 6: Political Economy of Corruption in ‘Red Tape’

Presenter: Poulomi Bhattacharya - Jadavpur University, Kolkata

 

Poster 7: Analysis of the Performance of Selected Petroleum Companies in India

Presenter: Mohd Afzal - Department of Economics, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh

 

Poster 8: Future Research Directions for Social & Ethical Marketing

 

Presenter: Vivek Vyas - Department of Management Studies, IIT, Roorkee

 

 

 

 

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Details

Start:
November 7 @ 5:45 pm
End:
November 10 @ 5:00 pm
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Venue

IGIDR, Mumbai
IGIDR, Santosh Nagr, Goreggaon East
Mumbai, 400065 India
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Website:
http://www.igidr.ac.in/conf/money/mfc16