Paradoxical Performance – Indian Power Sector in need of interventions

Abstract The Indian Power Sector responded positively to the policy reforms initiated in 1991 in the economic and industrial sectoral domains. The opening up of the power sector witnessed immediate interest and caused almost a gold rush kind of situation. Though the enthusiastic entry happened in tranches that are separated by settling period, overall the Read More …

Transformation of NMIMS – A Case Study on making of an Institution

Institutions are an outcome of a leader’s dream, vision and strategy. In the context of knowledge organizations like educational institutions, which involve talent management, its intangibility, values and culture define the institution. These characteristics differentiate it from all other forms of organization. For example, the culture of collegiality and consensus building helps in making a Read More …

The Long and the Short of It: Do Public and Private Firms Invest Differently?

Abstract Using data from U.S. corporate tax returns, which provide a sample representative of the universe of U.S. corporations, we investigate the differential investment propensities of public and private firms. Re-weighting the data to generate observationally comparable sets of public and private firms, we find robust evidence that public firms invest more overall, particularly in Read More …

Validity of Altman’s “Z” Score Model in Predicting Financial Distress of Pharmaceutical Companies

Abstract Prediction of financial distress has been a major concern for all companies since the financial crisis of 2008. Financial distress is detrimental to big and small organisations alike. It is costly because it creates a tendency for firms to do things that are harmful to debt holders and non financial stakeholders, impairing access to Read More …

Interest rate pass through in India: Bank Lending Channel

Abstract This paper presents the latest evidence for monetary policy transmission in the form of interest rate pass through, from the perspective of the bank lending channel. With the help of the co-integration and error correction mechanism, it has been observed that there is partial pass through to commercial bank lending rates in the Indian Read More …