Research Seminars

Researchers from around the world present their cutting-edge work at the ISB as often as once a week. Members of the ISB community from different disciplines attend these presentations, which makes for some lively discussion. Anyone interested in attending is welcome but is requested to contact the organiser first.

Format: 20-10-2016
Format: 20-10-2016
Economics and Public PolicyCan For-Profit Business Alleviate Extreme Poverty in Developing Countries?September 02, 2016 | Fri | 15:00Open to PublicThis research seminar delves into the efficacy of for-profit organisations in alleviating poverty in emerging economies. READ MORE
Economics and Public PolicyThe Effects of Free Primary Education on Financial Inclusion in KenyaAugust 19, 2016 | Fri | 15:00For ISB CommunityThe speaker intends to present her study about effect of free primary education on financial inclusion in Kenya. READ MORE
Economics and Public PolicyThe Menace of Superbugs: What Can Economists Say About It? June 19, 2015 | Fri | 15:00Open to Publicit is well documented that there is a very serious health crisis developing because bacteria are evolving resistance to READ MORE
Economics and Public Policy Parents’ Perceptions and Children’s Education: Experimental Evidence from Malawi June 12, 2015 | Fri | 15:00Open to PublicDo parents’ inaccurate beliefs about their children’s academic skills distort investments in education? I analyze a field experiment conducted in READ MORE
Economics and Public PolicyAssessing Adverse Selection and Health Care Demand in Micro Health Insurance: Evidence from a Community Based Microfinance Model in IndiaApril 02, 2015 | Thu | 15:00Open to PublicDelivering health insurance to the poor through microfinance institutions (MFIs) has been gaining attention as a method to overcome informational READ MORE
Economics and Public PolicyAffirmative Action, Political Representation and Caste Disadvantage: mapping changes in post-Mandal India March 31, 2015 | Tue | 15:00Open to PublicThis paper focuses on the evolution of key educational and occupational indicators for the Other Backward Classes (OBCs) in relation to two broad READ MORE
Economics and Public PolicyImproving early grade learning In Tanzania March 13, 2015 | Fri | 15:30Open to PublicRecent nationwide assessments have documented the low levels of learning in Tanzanian schools. READ MORE
Operations ManagementOM Job Talk - Manasa Mandava , PhD Candidate from Stony Brook University, USA will present a talk in the Operations Management AreaFebruary 20, 2015 | Fri | 14:30Open to Public“Sufficiency of simple strategies in continuous-time Markov decision processes” READ MORE
Economics and Public PolicyEnhancing Nutrition Security via India’s National Food Security Act: Using an axe instead of a scalpel? February 13, 2015 | Fri | 15:00Open to PublicIn September 2013, India passed a historic National Food Security Act. This paper examines the potential impact of two central pillars READ MORE
StrategyThe ambivalent effect of complexity on firm performance: A study of the global service provider industry January 20, 2015 | Tue | 14:00Open to PublicWe investigate specific contingencies that produce opposing effects of complexity on firm performance. READ MORE
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Format: 20-10-2016
Format: 20-10-2016