2016

International Economics Conference (IEC) 2016

 
The 2nd International Economics Conference was held on November 18 &19, 2016 on the overreaching theme of “Inclusive Economic Growth and Sustainable Development”. The Conference was inaugurated by Dr Kaliappa Kalirajan, Professor of Economics at Australian National University, Canberra. After formally inaugurating the conference, Prof. Kalirajan delivered the keynote address. His talk centred around Asia emerging as an economic power of the 21st century. Emphasising on the need for regional co-operation among the Asian countries, Dr.Kaliragan advocated that such co-operation would facilitate better trade relations, sharing of technological resources which in turn could help each other in becoming the economic powers of tomorrow. Read More>

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Talk by Dr. Stuart Locke of Waikato University

Dr. Stuart Locke, Professor of Finance, Waikato University, New Zealand, delivered valedictory speech of the 2nd International Economics Conference 2016 on November 19, 2016. In his valedictory speech Dr. Stuart Locke analysed the empirical results reflecting how environmental factors, social factors and corporate governance would impact financial performance of the corporate organisations

Talk on Success Story of RSETI

“Role of Rural Self Employment Training Institutes (RSETIs) in Inclusive Economic Growth & Sustainable Development” was the topic of the talk for technical session in the 2nd International Economics Conference 2016 held on November 19, 2016. Shri. K.N Janardhana, National Director of RSETI presented the journey of RSETI in meeting the objectives of inclusive growth. 

‘Green Banking in Nigeria: The first steps’ – Dr. Aro-Gordon

The technical session on “Green Banking in Nigeria: The first steps” was organized as a part of the 2nd International Economics Conference 2016 on November 19, 2016. Dr. Stephen Aro-Gordon, Professor of Finance, Baze University, Nigeria, the speaker of session highlighted the global context and imperatives for Nigeria, Nigerian sustainable banking principles and stressed on the need to eliminate poverty and to address the people at the lowest level of pyramid. Dr Stephen Aro-Gordon also provided insight on ramifications of green banking, green patterns and the need for green banking in agriculture in Nigeria. 

Technical Session by CSR Expert

Mr. Abhishek Ranjan, Global Head-CSR and Sustainability, Brillio Technology, delivered the talk on “Sustainability for Business: an insight” during the technical session of the 2nd International Economics Conference 2016 on November 18, 2016. Mr. Abhishek said ‘CSR is the mechanism towards sustainability and such practices should be implemented in all business processes which would help enhance operational efficiency, labour satisfaction, create a brand value and recognition and create a greener supply chain’.

Invited talk by Mr. Ashok Balaram of SysInformation

Mr. Ashok Balaram, Senior Vice President, SysInformation, delivered talk ‘Inclusive Economic Growth and Sustainable Development’ during the technical session on November 18, 2016, as part of the 2nd International Economics Conference 2016. The talk focused on Indian healthcare system as alternate medicine as a case study on the topic of deliberation.