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: 24-09-2018
Format: 24-09-2018
Economics and Public PolicyFinancing Micro and Small firms during the Great RecessionNovember 17, 2017 | Fri | 15:00By InvitationThis seminar talks about Financing Micro and Small firms during the Great Recession. READ MORE
FinanceReputations and credit ratings—evidence from commercial mortgage-backed securitiesSeptember 29, 2017 | Fri | 15:00Open to PublicThe talk examines a quasi-experimental setting where a rating agency (S&P) was completely shut out. READ MORE
Information SystemsDrawing a Line in the Sand: Commitment Problem in Ending Software SupportAugust 31, 2017 | Thu | 15:00Open to PublicThe talk examines the commitment problem in ending software support. READ MORE
Economics and Public PolicyAadhaar-Based Biometric Authentication in the PDSJuly 21, 2017 | Fri | 15:00Open to PublicThe talk will gauge the achievements and failings of Aadhaar Based Biometric Authentication (ABBA) in a handful of states. READ MORE
FinanceIlliquidity and Asset SalesJune 27, 2017 | Tue | 15:00For ISB CommunityThis seminar examines the impact of bank balance sheet liquidity on the liquidation value of troubled real estate assets. READ MORE
Economics and Public PolicyDo food subsidies improve food security: Evidence from India’s public distribution systemJune 16, 2017 | Fri | 15:00By InvitationAuthors examine the impact of PDS on food security using ICRISAT’s panel data from 30 villages across India during 2010-2015. READ MORE
MarketingDoes Vocabulary Inform Firm Performance: The “Extended” LDA ApproachMay 12, 2017 | Fri | 15:00Open to PublicThe authors assess the extended LDA model’s topic interpretation and topic recovery performance. READ MORE
Economics and Public PolicyThe Human Capital Legacy of a Trade EmbargoApril 21, 2017 | Fri | 15:00For ISB CommunityThe seminar discusses the effects of in-utero exposure to a trade embargo on survival and human capital in an import-dependent developing country. READ MORE
FinanceDo ETFS Increase the Commonality in Liquidity of Underlying Stocks?March 08, 2017 | Wed | 15:30Open to PublicThis seminar examines the impact of ETF ownership on the commonality in liquidity of the stocks held by ETFs. READ MORE
FinanceEphemeral Experiences, Long Lived Impact : Disasters and Portfolio ChoiceFebruary 16, 2017 | Thu | 11:00Open to PublicThis seminar investigates whether individual experiences of natural disasters affect portfolio choice. READ MORE
Economics and Public PolicyA Global General Equilibrium Model of Migration and PovertyNovember 25, 2016 | Fri | 15:00For ISB CommunityThis seminar talks about how opening rich nations to freer immigration could reduce poverty more than any other single policy shift. READ MORE
MarketingMarketing Research Seminar : An Economic Theory of Customer Valuation November 21, 2016 | Mon | 15:30For ISB CommunityMarketing Research seminar by Dr. V Kumar READ MORE
Operations ManagementOptimizing Markdowns by Leveraging Internal Flexibility in Retail ChainsNovember 04, 2016 | Fri | 15:00For ISB CommunityThis seminar analyzes how inventory dependence of demand affects the optimal pricing and distribution of inventory. READ MORE
Economics and Public PolicyCan For-Profit Business Alleviate Extreme Poverty in Developing Countries?September 02, 2016 | Fri | 15:00For ISB CommunityThis 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
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Format: 24-09-2018
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