Seminars

   

2019

Title: Unearthing Zombies: Regulatory Intervention to Aid Bankruptcy Reform
Speaker:Subrata Kumar Ritadhi, RBI
Date: September 9th, 2019; Time: 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm; Venue: FB 620

Title: Volatility Index in the Indian Stock Market: Information Content and Asset Pricing
Speaker: Pratap Chnadra Pati, XIMB
Date: September 6th, 2019; Time: 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm; Venue: FB 620

Title: Central Bank’s Money Market Operations and Daily Stock Returns
Speaker: Radeef Chundakkadan, IIT Madras
Date: September 6th, 2019; Time: 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm; Venue: FB 620

Title: Optimal Mechanisms for Selling Two Heterogeneous Items
Speaker: Thirumulanathan D, Qualcomm
Date: September 3rd, 2019; Time: 4:00 – 5:00 pm; Venue: Skype

Title: India’s Choice: Brazil or China? The Story of the Theatre of Development and India’s Future Place
Speaker: Rathin Roy, NIPFP
Date: August 19th, 2019; Time: 10:00 am – 11:00 am; Venue: FB 620

Title: Neo-Dualism: Accumulation, Distress and Proliferation of a Fissured Informality
Speaker: Saumya Chakrabarti, Visva-Bharati
Date: August 14th, 2019; Time: 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm; Venue: FB 620

Title: Political Economy of Identity Formation: Theory and Evidence from India
Speaker: Anirban Mukherjee, Calcutta University
Date: August 5th, 2019; Time: 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm; Venue: FB 620

Title: Similarity, Difference, and Social Conflict
Speaker: Debraj Ray, New York University
Date: July 12th, 2019; Time: 6:15 pm – 7:15 pm; Venue: LH 16

Title: Racing to Collusion: Implications for Monitoring and Incentive Contracts for Loan Officers under multiple-bank Lending
Speaker: Prabal Roy Chowdhury, ISI Delhi
Date: May 14th, 2019; Time: 11:00 am – 12:00 noon; Venue: FB 567

Title: New Line Search Technique for Constrained Nonlinear Multi-objective Optimization Problems based on SQCQP Method
Speaker: Md Abu Talhamainuddin Ansary, IIT Kharagpur
Date: April 18th, 2019; Time: 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm; Venue: FB 620

Title: Optimal Mechanisms for Selling Two Heterogeneous Items
Speaker: D Thirumulanathan, Qualcomm, Bengaluru
Date: April 10th, 2019; Time: 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm; Venue: FB 620

Title: Optimal Mechanisms for Selling Two Heterogeneous Items
Speaker: Anindya S. Chakrabarti, Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad
Date: April 3rd, 2019; Time: 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm; Venue: FB 620

Title: Labour Market Shocks and Evolution of Dowry Payments: Evidence from India
Speaker: Dimple Kukreja, Toulouse School of Economics
Date: January 25th, 2019; Time: 10:00 am – 11:00 am; Venue: FB 620

Title: Robust Regression for Microbiome Data Analysis
Speaker: Aditya Mishra, Flatiron Institute, Simons Foundation, New York
Date: January 21st, 2019; Time: 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm; Venue: FB 620

Title: Votes and Policies: Evidence from Close Elections in India
Speaker: Sourav Sarkar, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Date: January 16th, 2019; Time: 11:00 am – 12:00 noon; Venue: FB 620

Title: Fair Allocations in an Overlapping Generations Economy
Speaker: Ram Sewak Dubey, Montclair State University
Date: January 10th, 2019; Time: 11:00 am – 12:00 noon; Venue: FB 620

Title: Total Factor Productivity Change and its Decomposition using Data Envelopment Analysis
Speaker: Arnab Deb, International Management Institute
Date: January 9th, 2019; Time: 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm; Venue: FB 620

Title: Choice of Models for Emission-Generating Technologies and Designing Technical Efficiency Improvements
Speaker: Sushama Murty, Jawaharlal Nehru University
Date: January 8th, 2019; Time: 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm; Venue: FB 620

Title: Economic Measures of Capacity Utilization: A Non-parametric Cost Function Analysis
Speaker: Subhash C. Ray, University of Connecticut
Date: January 7th, 2019; Time: 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm; Venue: FB 620

 

2018

 

Title: Mutlidimensional and Selective Learning: A Case Study of Bt Cotton Farmers in India
Speaker: Srijita Ghosh, New York University
Date: December 18th, 2018; Time: 11:00 pm – 12:00 noon; Venue: FB 620

Title: Modelling Loan Repayment Behaviour: Insights from NSSO Data
Speaker: Meenakshi Rajeev, Institute for Social and Economic Change
Date: October 26th, 2018; Time: 11:00 pm – 12:00 noon; Venue: FB 620

Title: Uniqueness and Decentralized Algorithms in Marriage Markets
Speaker: Mallikarjuna Rao, IIT Bombay
Date: October 10th, 2018; Time: 11:00 pm – 12:00 noon; Venue: FB 620

Title: Evolutionary Implementation in a Public Goods Game
Speaker: Saptarshi Mukherjee, IIT Delhi
Date: September 7th, 2018; Time: 3:30 – 4:30 pm; Venue: FB 620

Title: Do Price Deficiency Payments Scheme Work? Evidence from the Indian Agricultural Market
Speaker: Shekhar Tomar, Economist at Reserve Bank of India
Date: September 4th, 2018; Time: 11:00 am – 12:00 noon; Venue: FB 620

Title: Cooperation in FRPD Games
Speaker: Anujit Chakraborty, University of California Davis
Date: August 8th, 2018; Time: 4:00 – 5:00 pm; Venue: FB 620

Title: Labor Market Regulations in the Context of Structural Transformation
Speaker: Priya Ranjan, University of California Irvine
Date: June 26th, 2018; Time: 12:00 – 1:00 pm; Venue: FB 620

Title: Engineering for Social Innovation
Speaker: Miguel Amaral, Universidade de Lisboa
Date: June 21st, 2018; Time: 5:00 – 6:00 pm; Venue: FB 620

Title: Patterns in Age-specific Mortality Rates in India and its Relationship with PCSDP during 1973-2010: A State Level Analysis
Speaker: Angan Sengupta, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham
Date: April 24th, 2018; Time: 4:30 – 5:30 pm; Venue: FB 668

Title: Jaw-Jaw and War-War: A Game-Theoretic Exploration of Violence in Electoral Politics
Speaker: Soumyanetra Munshi, Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata
Date: April 2nd, 2018; Time: 10:30 – 11:00 am; Venue: FB 620

Title: Models for Improved Electricity Market Design
Speaker: John Birge, Booth School of Business, University of Chicago
Date: March 26th, 2018; Time: 4:00 – 5:00 noon; Venue: FB 620

Title: A Monetary Business Cycle Model for India
Speaker: Chetan Ghate, Indian Statistical Institute, Delhi
Date: March 16th, 2018; Time: 11:00 – 12:00 noon; Venue: FB 620

Title: Financial Frictions and Monetary Policy Transmission in India
Speaker: Sheshadri Banerjee, Madras Institute of Development Studies
Date: March 12th, 2018; Time: 4:00 – 5:00 pm; Venue: FB 620

Title: Forecast Combination for Binary Targets
Speaker: Kajal Lahiri, State University of New York at Albany
Date: January 16th, 2018; Time: 4:00 – 5:00 pm; Venue: L-11, LHC

Title: Conditions for the Monotonicity of Demand Functions
Speaker: Juan Enrique Martinez-Legaz, Universidad Autonoma de Barcelona
Date: January 15th, 2018; Time: 4:00 – 5:00 pm; Venue: L-15, LHC

Title: What is Manipulation of the Stock Market?
Speaker: Manoj Dalvi, Long Island University, CW Post Campus
Date: January 12th, 2018; Time: 3:00 – 4:00 pm; Venue: FB 620.

Title: Linear Complementarity, Independent Sets and Network Games
Speaker: Ankur Kulkarni, IIT Mumbai
Date: January 5th; Time: 5:00 – 6:00 pm; Venue: FB 620.

 

2017

 

Title: Rationalizable Implementation of Social Choice Correspondences
Speaker: Ritesh Jain, Ohio State University
Date: : December 19th, 2017; Time: 11:00 am – 12:00 noon; Venue: FB 668

Title: Adapting to Climate: The Transformation of North American Wheat Production: 1839 - 2009
Speaker: Alan L. Olmstead, University of California Davis
Date: December 7th, 2017; Time: 12:00 – 1:00 pm; Venue: FB 668

Title: Bovine TB Eradication in the US, Canada, and Europe: Lessons for India
Speaker: Alan L. Olmstead, University of California Davis
Date: December 4th, 2017; Time: 12:00 – 1:00 pm; Venue: FB 668

Title: Antebellum US Cotton Production in the Indian Mirror
Speaker: Alan L. Olmstead, University of California Davis
Date: December 1st, 2017; Time: 4:00 – 5:00 pm; Venue: FB 668

Title: Inequality and Welfare: Some Axiomatic Characterizations
Speaker: Satya R Chakraborty, Indian Statistical Institute Kolkata
Date: October 26th, 2017; Time: 4:00 – 5:00 pm; Venue: FB 620

Title: Signaling in a Green Supply Chain
Speaker: Vinay Ramani, Indian Institute of Management Udaipur
Date: October 12th, 2017; Time: 4:00 – 5:00 pm; Venue: FB 620

Title: Facility Location Problems for Large-Scale Trajectory-Aware Services
Speaker: Arnab Bhattacharya, Department of Computer Sciences and Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur
Date: August 24th, 2017; Time: 3:00 – 4:00 pm; Venue: FB 620

Title: Has Money Lost Its Relevance? Resolving the Exchange Rate Disconnect Puzzle in the Small Open Economies.
Speaker: Saumya Suvra Bhadury, National Council of Applied Economic Research.
Date: July 27th, 2017; Time: 5:00 – 6:00 pm; Venue: FB 620

Title: Strategy-proof Location of Public bads in a two Country Model.
Speaker: Abhinaba Lahiri
Date: July 27th, 2017; Time: 4:00 – 5:00 pm; Venue: FB 620

Title: Dimensional and Distributional Contributions to Multidimensional Poverty.
Speaker: James Foster, George Washington University
Date: July 13th, 2017; Time: 4:00 – 5:00 pm; Venue: FB 620

Title: The Support for Gender Quotas in Hierarchical Relationships: Complementary Evidence from a Representative Survey and Labor Market Experiment.
Speaker: Joseph Vecci, University of Gothenburg
Date: July 7th, 2017; Time: 12:00 – 1:00 pm; Venue: FB 620.

 

2016

 

Title: Expectation Formation in an Evolving Game of Uncertainty: Theory and New Experimental Evidence.
Speaker: Gigi Foster, University of New South Wales
Date: March 17th, 2016; Time: 3:30 – 4:30 pm; Venue: FB 620.

Title: Give and you shall Receive: the Emergence of Welfare Reducing Reciprocity.
Speaker: Paul Firjters, University of Queensland
Date: March 15th, 2016; Time: 4:30 – 5:30 pm; Venue: FB 620.

 

2015

 

Title: Large Population Aggregative Population Games.
Speaker: Ratul Lahkar, Ashoka University
Date: September 11th, 2015; Time: 10:00 – 11:00 am; Venue: FB 620

Title: Bayesian Quantile Regression for Ordinal Models.
Speaker: Mohammad Arshad Rahman, Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur
Date: March 26th, 2015; Time: 4:00 – 5:00 pm; Venue: FB 620

Title: The Many Faces of Corruption and Its Optimal Deterrence.
Speaker: Ajit Mishra, University of Bath
Date: March 20th, 2015; Time: 4:00 – 5:00 pm; Venue: FB 620

Title: Exchnage Rate Nonlinearities in India's Exports to the US.
Speaker: Somesh Kumar Mathur, Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur
Date: March 12th, 2015; Time: 4:00 – 5:00 pm; Venue: FB 620

Title: Immigration, Endogenous Technology Adoption and Wages.
Speaker: Manish Pandey, University of Winnipeg
Date: February 19th, 2015; Time: 4:00 – 5:00 pm; Venue: FB 620

Title: Leverage, Size Distribution and Bank Dynamics.
Speaker: Tirupam Goel, Cornell University
Date: January 16th, 2015; Time: 5:00 – 6:00 pm; Venue: FB 620

 

2014

 

Title: Crime and Women's Labor Force Participation.
Speaker: Sarani Saha, Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur
Date: November 24th, 2014; Time: 4:00 – 5:00 pm; Venue: FB 620

Title: Does Access to NREGA Mitigate Negative Impacts of Early Childhood Shocks? Evidence from Andhra Pradesh, India.
Speaker: Aparajita Dasgupta, Population Council
Date: November 14th, 2014; Time: 4:00 – 5:00 pm; Venue: FB 620

Title: Single Factor Stochastic Volatility Model for Bounded Stationary Returns.
Speaker: Sujoy Mukhoti, Indian Institute of Management Indore
Date: November 6th, 2014; Time: 4:00 – 5:00 pm; Venue: FB 620

Title: Convex Programming, Duality and Game Theory.
Speaker: Joydeep Dutta, Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur
Date: October 16th, 2014; Time: 4:00 – 5:00 pm; Venue: FB 620

Title: Electricity Sector Reforms: What have we Learnt?
Speaker: Rabindra Nepal, University of Queensland
Date: October 14th, 2014; Time: 4:00 – 5:00 pm; Venue: FB 620

Title: Aspiration, Learning and Social Change.
Speaker: Ratul Lahkar, Ashoka University
Date: October 9th, 2014; Time: 4:00 - %:00 pm; Venue: FB 620

Title: Is Expropriation Good for you? Evidence from a quasi-natural Experiment in Modern China.
Speaker: Massimilano Tani, IZA and University of New South Wales
Date: September 2nd, 2014; Time: 4:00 – 5:00 pm; Venue: FB 620