On 1st July 2016, Heritage Business School, which is a MBA school Kolkata with best placement, added another proverbial feather in its cap when one of their faculty members, Dr. Rimu Chaudhuri presented a paper at Portland, Oregon, USA at the 91st Annual Western Economics Association International Conference. The paper was entitled “Information Technology Industry: A Contagious Bubble Ball Ride Accelerating the Socio-Economic Catastrophe” and was co-authored by Dr. Rimu Chaudhuri and Prof. Malay Kumar Banerjee, who is the Dean of this prestigious business school.
Background Of Dr. Rimu Chaudhuri
Dr. Rimu Chaudhuri has done her Bachelor of Arts (Hons.) and Master of Arts in Economics. Other than that, she has a B.Ed from the University of Burdwan and also has a Ph.D in the subject. At Heritage Business School, she is associated with the best MBA course Kolkata as an Assistant Professor and her areas of specialization is Agricultural Economics. She has teaching experience of 7 years and her areas of interest in research is Entrepreneurship Development. She has vast research experience and that includes being a visiting scholar at EDI, Ahmedabad.
Participation At WEAI Annual Conferences
WEAI Annual Conferences sees the regular participation of allied societies who can organize few sessions to an entire conference and that includes membership and board meetings. No matter whether the group is established or an emerging one, WEAI helps to bring the members together and increase the visibility of the group within the discipline. In fact, some of the societies participating were AEA Committee on the Status of Women in the Economics Profession (CSWEP), African Finance and Economics Association (AFEA), American Society of Hispanic Economists (ASHE), Association for Economic and Development Studies on Bangladesh (AEDSB), Association for Evolutionary Economics (AFEE), Association for Integrity and Responsible Leadership in Economics and Associated Professions (AIRLEAP), Association for University Business and Economic Research (AUBER) and various other societies.
Venue Of The Event
The event started on 29th June, a Wednesday and continued till 3rd July, a Sunday. The venue was Hilton Portland & Executive Tower, Oregon and the keynote addresses were given by Emmanuel Saez and David Card University of California. Both of them are John Bates Clark Medal winner. The former won it in 2009 and the latter in 1995. The President-Elect Featured Sessions had two relevant topics and they were “Minimum Wage Symposium” and “Extending Retirement Savings Plans to Low-wage Workers.”
Dr. Rimu Chaudhuri has other laurels to her name other than being a part of one of the top 5 MBA college in Kolkata and that includes being selected as Certified Master Trainer by National Entrepreneurship Network (NEN). Her work responsibilities as the Master Trainer included training the trainers of Entrepreneurs in Institutes all over India. Here it must be mentioned that NEN has selected only 9 Master trainers throughout the country and Dr Rimu Chaudhuri is one of them.