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Was The TRIP Worthwhile?
This article examines the impact of the trade-related aspects of intellectual property rights (Trips) agreement on innovation in India
PepsiCo-Basix Partnership: Promoting Liveliho...
The quest for the perfect chip led PepsiCo to enter into a partnership with BASIX, a company that provides financial services to the poor. Was this relationship so rosy?
  • Myopic Managerial Behavior Induced by Financial Reporting
    Managers are increasingly under intense pressure to manage perceptions of people regarding the company, especially if they feel that the financial statements might result in a decline in stock price
    by Shivaram Rajagopal | Sep 23, 2011 | Comments (0)
  • The Role of Urban Cooperative Banks in Financial Inclusion
    What is the future of Urban Cooperative Banks (UCBs) in the sphere of commercial banking institutions? This article discusses the advantages that UCBs have over conventional banks as well as the challenges they need to overcome to elevate their status and promote financial inclusion
    by Rajesh Chakrabarti | Sep 13, 2011 | Comments (1)
  • Microfinance Lenders: To Profit or Not To Profit
    Microfinance has been touted as an instrument that can raise the incomes of those living below the poverty line. But, can the Microfinance Institutes (MFIs) also make profit while “doing good?” Professor Krishnamurthy Subramanian compares the nonprofit and for-profit MFIs to examine whether profit maximisation by an MFI compromises on its social objectives
    by ISB Insight Sep 8, 2011 | Comments (0)
  • Impact investing: Harbinger of A Brighter Future and A Friendlier Bond Market?
    Can proceeds from bonds pay for vaccines in poor nations? This article presents an overview of impact investing with special emphasis on social impact bonds
    by Shreedhar Kanetkar | Aug 25, 2011 | Comments (0)
  • Financial Inclusion: The Road Ahead
    Usha Thorat, Director, Centre for Advanced Financial Research and Learning (CAFRAL) and former Deputy Governor, Reserve Bank of India (RBI), was at the Indian School of Business (ISB) recently. Professor Rajesh Chakrabarti interviewed her regarding financial inclusion and the role of microfinance companies and Urban Cooperative Banks (UCB) in improving financial access
    by ISB Insight Aug 17, 2011 | Comments (0)
  • Mark Livingston: On Business and Technology
    From the role of technology in consulting to the challenges for India in sustaining its growth, Mark Livingston, Senior Vice President and Global Head of Consulting, Cognizant, responds to questions from Assistant Professor, Nishtha Langer.
    by ISB Insight Aug 11, 2011 | Comments (0)
  • A Matter of Trust
    The distinctive characteristic of the Tata Trusts is that they have always borne the human aspect in mind
    by ISB | May 10, 2010 | Comments (0)
  • Family and Corporate Philanthropy: Emerging Trends In India
    Professor K Ramachandran, Thomas Schmidheiny Chair Professor of Family business and Wealth management at ISB and Rachna Jha, Research Assistant, encapsulate the growth of philanthropy in India
    by K Ramachandran | May 3, 2010 | Comments (1)
  • A Model for Life Long Learning
    Don Jacobs, Dean Emeritus and Gaylord Freeman Professor of Banking at the Kellogg School of Management, on what it took to build a world-class business school
    by ISB Insight | Dec 4, 2009 | Comments (1)
  • Family Philanthropy Management: A European Perspective
    Dr Ann-Veruschka Jurisch, Head of Philanthropy and Foundations at Spectrum Value Management, examines trends in European philanthropy, particularly the rise of philanthropy services within family wealth management practice
    by Dr Ann-Veruschka Jurisch | Dec 4, 2009 | Comments (0)
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