Factors Influencing Investments of HNWIs: A Study of Select Investors

Authors VUNYALE NARENDER I RAMA SESHA SARMA Abstract This is a market research paper on investing behaviour of High Net-Worth Individuals (HNWIs) based on various factors like age, annual income, awareness level, past experiences of investments, benefits received from various investment options, etc. The information gathered from customers through a questionnaire is used to understand Read More …

From Preparation to Implementation: A Training Programme on Gender Sensitization and Sexual Harassment at a PSU in India

Author – Deepak Sharma – Chandra Prakash Purohit Abstract This paper is based upon a training session conducted on Gender Sensitization and Prevention of Sexual Harassment in India’s flagship national oil company. The Vishaka Guidelines as well as The Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace (Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal) Act, 2013 have made it mandatory Read More …

Application of k-Laplace transform to estimate the time value of money in quantitative finance

Author V. R. Lakshmi Gorty Abstract In this study, the fractional Laplace transforms is shown to be more useful to deduce existing value rules. Not many analytic solutions exist for present value problems; with k-Laplace transforms, some of the closed form solutions are efficient. The boundary of the integral is from 0 to some finite Read More …

Analysis of Work and Employment Conditions of Contractual teachers in India

Author Jayanti Kumari Abstract The employment and working conditions of teachers is the core of any search for quality education. The United Nations Millennium Development Goals, which aim to achieve universalisation of elementary education, has led to expansion of large scale low quality primary schools in India. Consequently, the contractual teachers were used as an Read More …

Nature of Relationship Between Inflation and Savings: Evidence from India

Author – Madhunika Iyer, under the Guidance of Dr. Shreya Biswas Abstract This paper investigates the importance of inflation in explaining the recent slowdown in savings in India using time series data for the period 1971-2015. Using Autoregressive Distributed Lag Co-integration technique, it was estimated that in the long-run, inflation has a negative impact on Read More …

The Emerging World Order of Digital Economy: Strategic Perspectives

Author – Bala Krishnamoorthy – Gayathri Sampath Introduction ‘Digital economy’ refers to an economy that is based on digital computing technologies¹. It encompasses a global network of economic and social activities that are enabled by information and communications technologies, such as the internet, mobile and sensor networks². However, the term ‘digital’ itself is not a Read More …