02 January 2016 12:00:43 IST

IIM-K to host the 52nd annual TIES conference from January 4

Conference to last for three days

Indian Institute of Management Kozhikode (IIM-K) will host the 52nd annual conference of The Indian Econometric Society (TIES) for three days from January 4 at its campus, near Kozhikode.

Prof Roy Batchelor of Cass Business School, London will deliver the inaugural address of this prestigious academic platform in which around 300 research scholars and academics will present their papers, an IIM-K release said.

Prof Pami Dua, Director, Delhi School of Economics, will be the President of the conference, which is a major annual academic event in India, bringing together economists and econometricians to deliberate, collaborate and share their research findings.

Some of the prominent speakers include Prof Subhash Ray,University of Connecticut, USA, Rana Kapoor, Chairman of Yes Bank and Prof B B Bhattacharya, former Vice Chancellor of JNU, the release stated.

The Indian Econometric Society is one of the oldest and largest bodies of professional econometricians and economists with more than 2,000 members from all over the country working for the development of econometric methodology and applications, it added.