IIM Calcutta Blog : Leading The Way


Posted by: Anaika Verma, Aakash Bhamre, Ritu Mehta.
(Anaika Verma and Aakash Bhamre) PGDM students, Ritu Mehta (faculty in the marketing group at the Indian Institute of Management Calcutta).

Airport shopping has seen a tremendous growth over the last couple of decades with the ever increasing number of ‘transumers’,…

Published on: Jan 04, 2016

If Finance enhances Growth, does more Finance enhances More Growth in An Economy? Some New Perspectives from Recent Research

Posted by: Partha Ray
Professor, Economics, IIM Calcutta
If Finance enhances Growth, does more Finance enhances More Growth in An Economy

The relationship between finance and economic growth is one of the key questions that should haunt economists and finance specialists.…

Published on: Aug 18, 2015

Commodity Futures Market in India

Posted by: Vivek Rajvanshi
Assistant Professor, Finance and Control, IIM Calcutta
Commodity Future Market in India

In 2003, prohibition on futures trading was removed and three national exchanges, Multi Commodity Exchange Ltd. (MCX), National Commodity &…

Published on: Aug 18, 2015

Algorithmic Trading and Market Liquidity

Posted by: Ashok Banerjee and Samarpan Nawn
Professor, Finance and control andFP Student (Finance & Control), IIM Calcutta

Two previous issues of the Artha delved on concerns relating to high frequency and algorithmic trading. In the article on…

Published on: Aug 18, 2015

Online movie ratings: Viable or not?

Posted by: Ramendra Singh
Assistant Professor, Marketing, IIM Calcutta

Movies are experiential services and, at the same time, also subjective, emotional and intangible in nature. So, consumers often find…

Published on: Jul 28, 2015

What if… Germany left Euro

Posted by: Partha Ray & Biju Paul Abraham
Prof. Biju Paul Abraham - Public Policy & Management, IIM Calcutta
Prof. Partha Ray – Economics, IIM Calcutta

Much has been written about the Greek tragedy whose denouement seems imminent. We are informed that the Greeks entered the…

Published on: Jul 28, 2015

Human resource manager, Who?

Posted by: Renuka Hodigere
Assistant Professor, Human Resource Management, IIM Calcutta

The finance manager who finds his team listlessly going through their routines has two options – do nothing or do…

Published on: Jun 03, 2015

Public Health Matters! Does it?

Posted by: Manish Thakur
Associate Professor, Public Policy and Management, IIM Calcutta

In December 2014, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare placed the draft of National Health Policy 2015 (NHP hereafter)…

Published on: Apr 20, 2015

Glocalising Brands in the Indian Context

Posted by: Krishanu Rakshit
Assistant Professor, Marketing, IIM Calcutta
Glocalising Brands in the Indian Context

Top end global brands often face this dilemma; should they retain their original home branding strategies in markets across the…

Published on: Apr 03, 2015


Posted by: Saptarshi Purkayastha
Assistant Professor, Strategic Management, IIM Calcutta

A few weeks back we had a small gathering of my old school friends. After I left school, most of…

Published on: Apr 03, 2015

Tackling Rural Employment

Posted by: Pratyush Prabhakar, Student, PGPEX, IIM Calcutta


Feb 26, 2016

On one side, we have the world’s youngest workforce and rich demographic dividend and on the other side we have people with higher education degrees applying for Government jobs requiring much less

Book Review - Nine to Wine

Posted by: Khyati Sharma


Feb 17, 2016

Khyati Sharma, a student of PGPEX, has got her fiction cum poetry book shelved at Amazon, Flipkart, Googleplay, Bookadda, Ingraam, dailyhunt, infibeam, Kobo, and Scribbed. The book uniquely chronicles

Through a JOKAr’s lens: Cricket, Predictive Analytics and Management!

Posted by: Prateek Deo


Apr 15, 2015

“A year of being in Joka can be as eventful as you can imagine and a huge learning experience! Choices, managing the highs and lows of a year in a Bschool can teach you lessons for life…” *