Economic & Political Weekly publishes a special article by Prof. Jyoti Mukhopadhyay

FMR GSB faculty member, Dr Jyoti Mukhopadhyay’s article titled ‘Determinants of Digital Technology Adoption and Financial Inclusion in India: Some Empirical Evidence”, has been published as a Special Article in Economics and Political Weekly — one the most highly cited journals in social science research.Prof Mukhopadhyay is Associate Professor of Economics at IFMR Graduate School …

MBA office announces winners of Merit Scholarships from the MBA batch of 2023

We are delighted to announce the winners of the Merit Scholarships from the MBA batch of 2023. This year, IFMR GSB offered three full scholarships to the top three candidates. The scholarships are given based purely on merit, assessed through school and college academic records, work experience, standardised test scores, writing ability, and the candidate’s …

MBA Office releases the list of medal winners and Dean’s Merit List awardees from the MBA cohort of 2020

The medals are awarded to students based on their academic performance, as well as extracurricular activities. Students who are ranked in the top 5% in their respective cohort on the basis of their academic performance (CGPA) at the end of the second-year are included in the Dean’s Merit List.

“Marketing has moved from Brand-led to Category-led,” says Shiv Shivakumar, Management Thinker at IFMR Graduate School of Business’ Marketing Conclave

Giving the keynote at the virtual conference ‘Inside Marketing 2021’ organised by the IFMR Graduate School of Business (IFMR GSB), Krea University, management thinker and Group Executive President, Corporate Strategy & Business Development at Aditya Birla Group, Shiv Shivakumar said, “Marketing, thanks to digital, has moved from being brand-led to category-led. In the past, I …

Interning in Supply Chain Companies – All the Scope and Opportunities

The blog is written by Prof. Chandrasekaran N, Professor, Operations Management, IFMR GSB The supply chain is about a firm strategically managing inbound and outbound processes and other firms fulfilling the ultimate customer demand. It is important to note that there are multiple nodes and flows across the supply network while managing demand and supply …

IFMR GSB Student placed third in Trading Challenge

Siddharth Poddar, student of IFMR GSB, MBA Class of 2022 secures third position in Shri Ram Trading Challenge, an online mock-stock competition in which the 2050 participants from various B schools were competing against each other on a virtual platform with Rs. 10 lacs as virtual currency, but with real stocks and live price movements. …

COVID-19: A Turning Point for Fintechs in India?

Anoushaka Chandrashekar and Fabrizio Valenti pen this final installment in the three-part blog series – ‘Beyond Health: How the COVID-19 pandemic is impacting financial services in India’. Based on discussions with founders of two fintech companies, this piece looks at implications of the COVID crisis on fintechs in India. It explores the challenges faced by fintechs in the current context, and highlights opportunities for growth.

Where Do We Go with Health Policy and Research in a Post-COVID World?

The Banyan Academy of Leadership and Mental Health organised a webinar, which will also feature Principal Economist at LEAD, Dr. Shailender Swaminathan. A collaboration with LEAD at Krea University, the webinar examined the future directions of health policy and research in India, with a focus on mental health in the current context.

Women’s Work Force Participation in Maharashtra

Women’s labourforce participation rates (LFPR) reveals some interesting trends for Maharashtra. As per the figures from the labourforce surveys, the LFPR is significantly higher than the all-India figures, largely driven by higher than average rural employment. The state also shares a decline in self-employment and casual employment and a shift towards regular wage work for both rural and urban women. In Maharashtrathe urban areas witnessed a consistent rise in regular wage work of women since 2004-05.