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12
Feb

Seminar on Partition, Forced Migration and Social Identity: Identifying the role of identity in philanthropic behavior by Dr. Debayan Pakrashi, Assistant Professor at the Department of Economic Sciences, IIT Kanpur on 26 February,2020 at 4PM

This paper attempts to assess the role of identity in the context of charitable giving and punitive behavior among Hindu natives and partition refugees of West Bengal, i.e. those who have migrated to West Bengal (in India) from East Pakistan (now Bangladesh), post-partition of India in 1947 using a detailed and unique dataset from the Indian state of West Bengal.

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12
Feb

Seminar on Validity of capability estimates obtained through structural equation modelling in a multidimensional setting – an agent-based simulation exercise by Prof. Jaya Krishnakunar, University of Geneva, Switzerland on 18 February,2020 at 4PM

Abstract: The aim of this study is to evaluate the performance of structural equation models (SEM) in the estimation of capabilities in a multidimensional development space. We simulate a society using agent-based modelling techniques. As capabilities are hardly observed in reality, it is necessary to perform a simulation exercise for comparing the capability estimates with their simulated “true” values. Rather

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31
Jan

Seminar on The Impact of Demonetization on Domestic Agricultural Trade in India by by Dr. Sudha Narayanan, Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research on 11 February, 2020 at MSE

Abstract: This paper examines the impact of an extreme monetary shock, India’s demonetization event in 2016, on domestic agricultural trade. Using data on arrivals and prices from around 3000 regulated markets for 35 major crops, we find that demonetization reduced trade value by 13% in the short run, settling at 10% eight months after demonetization – driven more by a

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22
Jan

Working Paper 186: Can Women Empowerment Help to Reduce Open Defecation in India: Evidence from NFHS 4 By Amrita Chatterjee and Shriya Agarwal

24
Dec

Working Paper 185: Weather Shocks, Agricultural Productivity and Farmer Suicides in India By Sonal Barve, K.S. Kavi Kumar and Brinda Viswanathan

23
Dec

The Seminar On Ethnic-geographic continuum By Naveen Bharathi (IIM Bangalore), Deepak Malghan (IIM Bangalore) & Andaleeb Rahman (Cornell University) On 13 January, 2020, 3.30 – 4.30 Pm

Date: 13 January, 2020 Venue: TBA Time: 3.30 – 4.30 pm Seminar title: Ethnic-geographic continuum Please find the details of the paper below: Authors: Naveen Bharathi (IIM Bangalore), Deepak Malghan (IIM Bangalore) & Andaleeb Rahman (Cornell University) Abstract: The association between diversity and development – both negative and positive – has been empirically tested for a limited set of diversity variables

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10
Dec

Working Paper 184: Fiscal Transfers, Natural Calamities and Partisan Politics – Evidence from India By Anubhab Pattanayak and K.S. Kavi Kumar

10
Dec

The Seminar On Parents’ Schooling & Intergenerational Human Capital: Evidence from India By Dr. Naveen Sunder On 6 January, 2019, 3.30 – 4.30 Pm

Title: Parents’ Schooling & Intergenerational Human Capital: Evidence from India Venue: MSE Time: 3.30 – 4.30 pm Date: 6 January, 2019   The seminar by Dr. Naveen Sunder, Post-Doctoral Associate, Harvard University. Please find the details below:   About the author: Dr. Naveen Sunder is a Post-doc Researcher with Jessica Cohen at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health.

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26
Nov

the seminar on Challenges and Risks in pursuing financial reforms across diverse countries by Dr. Subra Ramamurthy on 27 November 2019 (Wednesday), 3.30 – 4.30 pm.

Title of the talk: Challenges and Risks in pursuing financial reforms across diverse countries Venue: CoE Auditorium Time: 3.30 – 4.30 pm Date: 27 November 2019 (Wednesday) The seminar by Dr. Subra Ramamurthy. Please find the details below: Profile of the speaker: Dr. Subra Ramamurthy FCCA, FCIS (UK), Ph. D (USA) is an economist with public finance specialization. Has worked

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23
Oct

the seminar on Conflict as a closure in a model of growth and distribution under financialization by Dr. Srinivas Raghavendran, J.E. Cairnes School of Business and Economics, National University of Ireland Galway (NUI Galway).

Date: Nov 7, 2019 Venue: TBA Title: Conflict as a closure in a model of growth and distribution under financialization The seminar by Dr. Srinivas Raghavendran,  J.E. Cairnes School of Business and Economics, National University of Ireland Galway (NUI Galway). Abstract: In this paper, we show how the conflict between the shareholders (owners) and managers of firms in terms of

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