CRISIL Young Thought Leader 2017

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Will EU survive the second decade of the new millennium?

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Pankaj ThakurIIFT Delhi

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Shuv Arirtra SenguptaIIM Shilong

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Relevance of Corporate Governance for emerging economies

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Sushant SarodIIM Indore

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Divya PadmanabhanIES Mumbai

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Future of Global Research & Analytics business

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Outreach on Social Networks: Strategy for Companies in the Service Sector

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Aditya RanadeSymbiosis Center for Management HRD Pune

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India's Infrastructure - a boon or a bane

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Shantanu KumarIRMA - Ahmedabad

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Subhamoy GangulyIMT Gaziabad

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Amid inflation and high interest rates, does the Indian economy hold good prospects in the next one year?

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The Indian Placement Reporting Standards - will they succeed?

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Harshul SavlaJBIMS Mumbai

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Sandeep ThawaniSchool of Petroleum Management Gandhinagar

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Will Argentina be able to maintain its competitiveness in international markets?

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Jalaj SinghDelhi School of Economics

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Should Poland adopt the Euro?

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Ramasubramanian SVIFMR Chennai

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Ashish AggarwalNMIMS Mumbai

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Property prices in China - is a correction imminent?

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Chao YuCollege of Economics, Zhejiang University (ZU), China

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Sandipta MandalIIM Lucknow

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Has the reduction of risk appetite after the 2008 financial crisis pushed the world into a prolonged recession?

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Siddhartha GuptaIIM Ahmedabad

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Vijay KumarIIM Ranchi

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Future of financial research - Can newer technologies change the nature of the game?

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Virtualisation, Cloud, Social Networking, Big Data, etc. - Are these just buzz words? What are the technologies that will change business in the near future?

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Arun Koshy ThomasSymbiosis Institute of Telecom Management Pune

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Abhinav AsatiIIM Kozhikode

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How should China transition to a consumption driven economy?

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Anshul GargIIM Kozhikode

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Ankit MagguSCMHRD Pune

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Macroeconomic data surprises - How do they affect global financial markets?

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Quantitative easing - A blessing or a curse?

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Anusha MagaviNMIMS Mumbai

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Erica FernandesKJ SIMSR Mumbai

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The role of Eurodollar bond issuance in Emerging Markets, pros and cons

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Gitanjali MariaLIBA Chennai

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Does the 'Buy and hold' strategy really work amid the current high volatility in equity markets?

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Varun SanghiMDI Gurgaon

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Nishit MehtaJBIMS Mumbai

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Economic impact and investing opportunities of the two upcoming mega events in Brazil - 2014 FIFA World Cup and 2016 Olympic Games

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Nitya MalladiNMIMS Hyderabad

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Nrsingha GangulyIIM Lucknow

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Are emerging markets becoming more attractive to investors as a result of the European crisis?

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Prateek ParimalIRMA Ahmedabad

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Navaneethakrishnan SankaraiahIIM Bangalore

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Cost-benefit analysis of doing a MBA course - is it worth it?

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Anamika Chaudhary IIM Kozhikode

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Nirmal MNational Institute of Technology Trichy

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Is BRICS still the growth driver of the world?

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Aditi Varma IIM Lucknow

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S.MangaiyarkarasiAnna University, Trichy

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Does MOOC (Massive Open Online Course) have the ability to change the landscape of higher education in developing countries and emerging markets?

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Yamini Sandeep Gudimetla IIM Lucknow

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Trupti Chaudhari XLRI, Jamshedpur

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New banking licensees - How will they change the landscape?

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Ujjwal KumarIIM Shillong

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Aditi Khanna XLRI Jamshedpur

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Renegotiating contractual terms under PPPs - moral hazard or practical solution?

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Meenal Pravin Raje IIM Bangalore

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Dean IsraelIIM Indore

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Social Media - A Boon or Bane for Global Business?

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Jasbeersingh Arora S. Mudra Institute of Communications Ahmedabad

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Sahil Kalra XLRI Jamshedpur

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Weak rupee: Is it good, or is it bad for the economy?

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Piyush Jaiswal VGSoM IIT Kharagpur

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Pruthvi BejjenkiIIM Lucknow

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What steps must the Chinese Government take to reform the Hukou system, to achieve equitable and inclusive growth for its citizens while ensuring sustainability?

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Kritika Rajmohan Goa Institute of Management

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Which equity markets deserve a higher premium - Emerging markets or Developed markets?

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Piyush Jain Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies Mumbai

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Arpit Bajpai IIM Raipur

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Will the Renminbi replace the US Dollar as the world currency?

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Ishan Abrol NMIMS Bangalore

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Gagan Deep Singh IIM Lucknow

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'Outside In' - Cultural shift in human resource management in corporate India in the age of the social media

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Surbhi Sharma IIM Kozhikode

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Nanditha V PrabhuXIME

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Online startups - Will this change the way business is done in India?

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Anupama PrakashIIM Kozhikode

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Roshan Tated IIFT - New Delhi

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Impact of current geo-politics on asset class returns

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Nanda Kishore Aavula IIM Indore

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Usha Bhakuni IIM Kozhikode

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Has quantitative modelling come of age?

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Aditya GhoshIIM Indore

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Sanya Sehgal IMT Ghaziabad

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How will cloud computing transform Technology

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TarunabhGoa Institute of Management

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Maladi Srinivas PavaIIM Calcutta

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Does FDI promote sustainable economic growth?

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Swagatam BasuGreat Lakes Institute of Management Chennai

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Prathyush SarasaIIM Ahmedabad

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Bureaucratic and organizational challenges to promote profitable clean energy investments

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Akanksha KirtiIIM Kozhikode

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Kanikka SersiaDelhi School of Economics

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How can the new government make India a global manufacturing hub

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Saurabh TalwarIIM Calcutta

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Gunjan BhagowatyMDI Gurgaon

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Can India achieve 9% growth in the next five years?

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Mimansa BairathiIIFT Delhi

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Anurag SingalIIM Ahmedabad

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Are Data Scientists fungible across sectors ? Or is specialization within a sector very important?

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Ritika PrakashDelhi School of Economics

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Abhinav TandonIIM Kozhikode

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Impact of Disruptive Technology in businesses

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Ajit Reddy Kandela XLRI Jamshedpur

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Khyati JobanputraJBIMS Mumbai

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Revival of private corporate sector investment in India

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Ashdeep KaurInternational Management Institute Delhi

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Corporate bond market development: Is bank loans to bonds the game changer?

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Ashutosh Desai K J Somaiya Institute of Management Studies and Research

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Lakshmi Priya Ramani Indian Institute of Foreign Trade

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Is Globalization of Manufacturing a viable Business Strategy?

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Digvijay VermaMDI Gurgaon

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Is Cultural Diversity synergistic for a Global Corporation?

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Nishiggandha KerureIIM Shillong

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Joshua DavidXavier Institute of Management Bhubaneshwar

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What does Chinese slowdown mean for India?

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Paras ParekhIIM Shillong

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Should Information Security be an essential element of Business Strategy?

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Priyanka AroraXavier Institute of Management Bhubaneshwar

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Mridul ChakrabortyNMIMS Mumbai

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Credit funds - are they here to stay?

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Vinit IntoliyaT.A.Pai Management Institute

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How can market economies be encouraged to help reduce the global gap between rich and poor?

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Unicorns and BRICS+A; How are emerging markets changing the global balance of entrepreneurial power?

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The impact of Fundamental Review of the Trading Book on risk management at investment banks

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Mohit AggarwalIIM Indore

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Sambit DashMDI Gurgaon

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Mutual funds absorbing credit losses on investments

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Nachiket Dinesh Gundi JBIMS Mumbai

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No Runner UpIES Mumbai

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Fostering entrepreneurship among employees and its impact on company performance

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Medhavi GuptaXLRI Jamshedpur

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Karthik PatnaykuniIIM Lucknow

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Analytics and machine learning

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Bitan NathIIM Ahmedabad

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Arnab AuddyISI Kolkata

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Brexit and Indian corporates

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Low interest rates in a multi-speed world

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Dinesh  SairamXIME

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Bharadwaj Kunal MutheJBIMS Mumbai

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Regulations and Enterprise Risk Management

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Ajay SinglaIIM Raipur

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Issues and challenges of Model Risk Quantification

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Kiran Kanthavar   XLRI Jamshedpur

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Ankit Kumar SinghSJMSOM IIT Bombay

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Impact of mandatory CSR on India’s human development parameters

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Harikrishnan TNMIMS Mumbai

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Jayna Maheshwari   XLRI Jamshedpur

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How will payments banks change the financial services landscape in India?

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Sakshi GuptaIIM Lucknow

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Rohan Desai Nitie Mumbai

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How should CRISIL's talent acquisition strategy change in the next 5 years?

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Sibin SabuXLRI Jamshedpur

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Vivek SIIM Indore

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Political and regulatory response to the financial markets crisis.

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Sourabh LalwaniIIM Sambalpur

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Digital disruption

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Arijit GoswamiIIM Kozhikode

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Ashaya GourIMI Delhi

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Future of sell-side research in a post MiFID II world

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Suraj SurendranIIM Lucknow

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Aviral SharmaIIFT Delhi

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The quest for 'alternative data'

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Vibhor MittalMDI Gurgaon

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How can organisations strike a balance between tighter regulations, higher governance requirements, and financial goals?

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Ashish GuptaIMI Delhi

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Keyur ShahJBIMS

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Predictive analytics - myth or reality

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Alok ShethXLRI Jamshedpur

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Suraj Kamath
SIES College of Management Studies
Tanmay BakshiXLRI Jamshedpur

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