V. Sridhar delivered a talk at a research seminar on “Techno Economics of Spectrum: Case of India” at Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research (IGIDR), Mumbai, on 20th January 2016.
V. Sridhar presented two papers at the Second Regional International Telecommunications Society Conference, New Delhi held during 13-15th December 2015.
The paper titled “A techno-economic study of Wi-Fi adoption in India” was co-authored by Rohit Prasad (MDI, Gurgaon). Another paper titled “Diffusion of Broadband: Growth models and comparison across countries” was co-authored by Sunil Mani (CDS, Thiruvananthapuram).
Janaki Srinivasan is co-organizing a Mini-Conference as a part of to be held in Berkeley, California, along with Dean Curran (Professor, University of Calgary), Dave Elder-Vass (Senior lecturer, Loughborough University), Elisa Oreglia (Lecturer, SOAS, University of London) and Nikos Sotirakopoulos (Lecturer, Loughborough University).
The mini-conference theme is: Moral Economies of the Digital. The deadline for submitting the abstracts is 1st February, 2016.
Further details and the call for papers can be found in the links given below:
V. Sridhar presents paper titled “Two-sided Markets, Platforms and their impact on Economy” at the 4th –Biennial Competition, Regulation and Development Conference held in Nairobi, Kenya during 12-13 December, 2015. The paper was selected as one of the best 3 papers for presentation in the session on Competition Reforms as a Tool for Public Welfare.
Amit Prakash was invited to the “Regional Dialogue on ICTD Capacity Building for Inclusive, Resilient and Sustainable Development” hosted by at Incheon, Republic of Korea during December 1-4. The event was attended by representatives from national governments, industry, academia and civil society from over 30 countries in the Asia-Pacific region.
Balaji Parthasarathy presented his paper titled “Negotiating the antinomies of regional branching with intermediaries: Providing a “spatial fix” to innovation in new media industries”, co-authored with Mandar Kulkarni, at the 13th International GLOBELICS (Global Network for Economics of Learning, Innovation, and Competence Building Systems) Conference held in Havana, Cuba, during 23rd-25th September 2015.
V. Sridhar contributed to the consultation report –“A Report on Consultation on Net Neutrality in the Indian context: Reality v. Rhetoric” – published by the Alternate Law Forum on 24th August 2015. The consultation was organized by the Alternate Law Forum with the support of the Centre for Internet and Society. The report can be accessed .
Kavitha presented her and Amit Prakash’s paper titled “Infomediating the Digital Divide: A Case Study of the Sujala Watershed Development Project in Karnataka ” as part of the track on Digital Governance at the 10th Annual International Conference on Public Policy and Management at IIM-Bangalore on 4th August 2015.
Find the presentation .