New Delhi/ Greater Noida: Indian Economists have high potential to win many more Nobel Prizes said Dr. Hubert Fromlet, Swedbank, SWEDEN while addressing in three days IIF International Research Conference and Awards Summit 2020 on 28th September, 2020 with over 198 speakers from 41+ countries 78+ Cities, 85+research Papers, 101+ Universities. The Conference is chaired and moderated by Prof. Aman Agarwal, Professor of Finance & Dean (IR) Indian Institute of Finance and Executive Editor, Finance India.
Prof. Dr. Hubert Fromlet, Professor, Jönköping and Linneaus University, SWEDEN and former Chief Economist, Swedbank, SWEDEN delivered a Special Address to the participants of the conference. While lauding research being undertaken in India, Prof. Hubert said he looks forward to India getting many more Nobel Prizes for quality research work being done in India and would be happy if more females win Nobel Prizes in future. Prof. J.D. Agarwal, while thanking Dr. Fromlet, said his words of motivation would go a long way in motivating researchers present in the conference by producing even more serious and high quality research from India in future to compete for Nobel Prize in future. This research initiative is an attempt in that direction.
The Inaugural session of second day was started by Opening Welcome address by Prof. Dr. Manju Agarwal (Dean & Senior Professor of Economics, IIF Business School – AKTU, Greater Noida, Uttar Pradesh, INDIA) who welcomed all academicians, researchers and participants on second day of this mega international conference. Prof. Dr. Grzegorz Witold Kolodko, (Deputy Prime Minister of POLAND (1994-97); Finance Minister of POLAND (1994-97; 2002-03); Hony Professor, Indian Institute of Finance, Delhi INDIA) was chief Guest in the Inaugural session, gave a thought provoking speech on “Economics and Politics in the Post-Pandemic World”. The Plenary Keynote address was delivered by Prof. Dr. Sardar M.N. Islam (Professor, Vitoria University, AUSTRALIA) on “Artificial Intelligence and the Emergence of FinTech : Reconstruction of Finance Theory and Operations” Prof. Dr. Meenakshi Rishi (Eva Albers Professor of Economics, Seattle University, USA & Executive Director, Asso. of Indian Economic & Financial Studies,USA) gave a Special Address on “Green official development Aid and carbon emissions: do institutions matter?”. IIF Alumni Address on “Knowledge Research in Defence Accounts” was delivered by an 1988-90 Alumni of Indian Institute of Finance, Miss. Somi Tondon (former Secretary Finance, Ministry of Defence, Government of India, INDIA).
Opening Keynote Address on A Study on Ramificatio of Covid-19 Lockdown on the Firm Performance : Evidence from Manufacturing Sector in India was delivered by Prof. Dr. Parmjit Kaur (Professor, Panjab University, University Business School, Chandigarh, INDIA) while opening Fifth Technical Session. Two research papers were presented by Prof. K.V. Bhanumurthy & Dr. Aninda Goldar from Delhi Technological University and University of Delhi and Srikrishna Bhagwana & Dr. Satish Kumar from CHRIST Deemed to be University, INDIA. The Closing Keynote Address on “Fractal Analysis of Financial Time Series” by Prof. Dr. Rashmi Bhardwaj (Professor of Mathematics and Head, Nonlinear Dynamics Research Lab, University School of Basic & Applied Sciences, GGS Indraprastha University, Delhi, INDIA). The session was concluded with the referee address was delivered by Mr. Anoop Kaul (Consultant and Director, Basix Social Enterprise Group, Delhi, INDIA).
Prof. Dr. Manuel J. Rocha Armada (Full Professor of Finance, University of Minho, PORTUGAL) started the sixth Technical Session with his Opening Keynote Address on Numeracy, Psychological Traits, Cultural Factors and Financial Socialization : Are they determinants of Financial Behaviour ?. Two research papers were presented by researchers during the technical session. The referee address on the research papers was delivered by Mr. Anoop Kaul (Consultant and Director, Basix Social Enterprise Group, Delhi, INDIA; ex General Manager, State Bank of India, INDIA). The session ended with Closing Keynote Address on “Risk Management and Enterprise Risk Management in the Hospitality Sector” by Prof. Dr. Madhu Vij (Professor, Faculty of Management Studies, University of Delhi, Delhi, INDIA)