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IIM Calcutta, New York University tie up to promote India-centric research

This is first time any IIM is holding a conference outside India to showcase its research in financial markets and corp governance

Avishek Rakshit  |  Kolkata 

IIM-Calcutta
IIM Calcutta

In order to promote India-centric research in the area of and corporate governance, the Finance Lab of Indian Institute of Calcutta (IIM-C) has joined hands with the of to hold the first-ever India-centric conference in the United States of America.

The primary objective of the event is to showcase and discuss research on Indian financial markets and This is also the first time any IIM is holding a research conference outside India which showcases its research in these fields.

"The conference would attract academics, industry practitioners and policy makers. This platform would enable us to know the interests about issues concerning India's financial markets among academics in the US and Europe", Ashok Banerjee, professor of finance and faculty-in-charge in the Financial Research and Trading Laboratory at IIM-C, who is spearheading the conference said.

"The networking opportunities in the event will help us identify researchers who are interested to work with Indian data.

This may create possibilities of collaborative research for IIM-C faculty with academics in the US and Europe", he added.

According to IIM-C, India is now the world's third largest economy in real terms, with a rapidly developing financial system.

This conference brings together the world's leading academic and industry experts for an in-depth discussion of India's financial markets and implications for the global economy. John Lipsky, former first deputy managing director of the is the keynote speaker in the conference.

First Published: Fri, May 20 2016. 19:06 IST
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