Testing Capital Assets Pricing Model as a Tool for Predicting Stock Returns: An Empirical Study in the Indian Context

Author ABHAY RAJA PRIYA CHOCHA NITA LALAKIYA Abstract Capital Assets Pricing Model (CAPM) has always fascinated researchers’ interest. It is the most researched as well as critically examined area in the field of finance. The concepts of Capital Market Line (CML) and Security Market Line (SML) are used as tools for the estimation of expected Read More …

Association of Financial Leverage with Cost of Capital and Shareholder Value: An empirical study of BSE Sensex Companies

Author BHARGAV PANDYA Abstract Purpose – The paper aims to examine the impact of financial leverage on cost of capital and shareholder value. The primary objective of the paper is to offer empirical evidence to establish whether there exists any association between financial leverage and cost of capital, and between financial leverage and shareholder value. Read More …

A comparative study on stress levels among working women and housewives with reference to the state of Kerala

Author HARILAL A SANTHOSH V A Abstract Women play a pivotal role in the decision making process of organisations and within the family. Indian culture bestows on women the role of caretaker of the family. Women are increasingly moving out of their homes and into the work environment. A greater number of women are also Read More …

Team-level Outcomes of Work-family conflict: Exploring the impact of Workplace Social Support and Role Overload

Author ANJNI ANAND VEENA VOHRA MANJARI SRIVASTAVA SUMI JHA Abstract This study has been undertaken to understand the impact of Work-family Conflict on team performance. While abundant literature focuses on individual level outcomes, team level outcomes have not been studied in the context of Work-family conflict. This study attempts to address this gap by exploring Read More …

E-Waste Management: Not a Hurdle, But an Opportunity for the Indian Market

Author ANKIT DIXIT PRAVIN WARARKAR PRAKHAR MITTAL Abstract Around the world, developing countries like India and China are becoming the favourite dumping destinations of Waste from Electrical and Electronics Equipment (WEEE) or E-waste because of their poor laws and regulations. India’s capital, Delhi – NCR region, is turning into the world’s dumping yard for electronic Read More …

Quality of judicial dispensation in India: are we ready to meet international expectations

Abstract The said article deals with the need for quick judicial dispensation in our country in order to match the expectations at International levels. Despite the diminutive size of the infrastructure, including the number of judges involved in the process and good efficient dispensation done by the existing Indian Judges, the fact remains that there Read More …

Picturing How PMSBY and PMJJBY Matters

Abstract In 2015, the Government of India launched two term plans viz. Pradhan Mantri Suraksha Bima Yojana (PMSBY) and Pradhan Mantri Jeevan Jyoti Bima Yojana (PMJJBY) with the objectives to cover the vast uninsured population. Under the schemes, the insured get term insurance coverage up to INR 0.2 million subject to certain terms and conditions Read More …

Postal variables as Proxy for Economic Growth in the Colonial Period

Abstract The study attempts to add to the basic historical debates regarding economic development during the colonial period. It tries to use a new methodology to understand the level of economic growth between 1854 and 1914 and to draw a co-relation between the growth of postal services, a crucial service, and economic growth. It can Read More …